DAYTON, OH (April 18, 2017) – On Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at Bellbrook High School, Dayton Ballet II Junior and Senior Companies, the SSK Dance Ensemble and Level 5 Dayton Ballet School members will perform a special theatrical presentation, An Afternoon of Dance. The Bellbrook High School is located at 3737 Upper Bellbrook Road, Bellbrook, OH. Tickets for the Sunday performance are $15 and available at the door.
“Students performing in the program come from all over the area including Oakwood, Kettering, Tipp City Huber Heights, Fairborn, Bellbrook and Centerville,” said Carol Jean Heller, Dayton Ballet School’s Administrator. “Dancers in our pre-professional companies take classes 4 to 6 days a week and rehearse 2 to 3 times per week.”
The Senior Company has 16 members ages 14 and up from high schools including Oakwood, Miami Valley, Stivers School for the Arts, and Tipp City, as well as Sinclair Community College and Wright State University. Along with pieces from their various classes, the company will perform excerpts from Sleeping Beauty, as well as some contemporary works.
The Junior Company will perform several contemporary works and join with the Senior Company for a section of Sleeping Beauty.
Auditions for both companies of Dayton Ballet II will be held Friday, May 5 in the Downtown Dayton studio on the 4th floor of the Victoria Theatre, 140 North Main St. Male and female dancers age 10 and up are encouraged to audition.
For additional information about Dayton Ballet II auditions, please contact the official school of Dayton Ballet, the Dayton Ballet School, at (937) 223-1542.