Youth Ballet performing Coppelia
in Nottinghamshire are being given the opportunity to perform in
a classical ballet within a professional setting.
The English Youth Ballet is holding auditions for "Coppelia"
on February 2nd. The auditions are open to dancers aged between
8 and 18. Successful students will then rehearse in Nottingham for
Date: Saturday 2nd February 2002
Venue: The Concert Hall, Nottingham
Time: 1.30 - 3.00pm Age: 8 - 11
- 5.00pm Age: 12 - 18 yrs
Cost: £5.50 (for audition)
There is a
further fee if accepted into the production.
Dress code: girls - leotard and tights, with hair very neat.
T-shirt and tights.
There are parts for all ages and standards in the ballet which is
to be performed on 23rd and 24th July 2002.
Rehearsals will take place over 11 days during weekends and school
holidays, each lasting about 4 to 6 hours.
young dancers performing in EYB ballet
will be with international choreographers; Dominic Marshall, Ursula
Hageli and Richard Slaughter.
The dancers will also undertake ballet classes.
English Youth Ballet felt that most youth ballets were rehearsed
and staged in London requiring young dancers and their families
to travel vast distances.
gives great enjoyment to the performers, teaches them something
of how a professional performance is put on and provides the
public with a carefully prepared entertainment"
Expression magazine (2000)
have decided to do the reverse and come to a particular region,
rehearse in a school and produce a ballet in their theatre.
EYB's ballets have been a great success. Dance Expression
magazine (2000) said,
"it gives great enjoyment to the performers, teaches them something
of how a professional performance is put on and provides the public
with a carefully prepared entertainment".
additional information and audition registration forms contact:
English Youth Ballet,
85 Brockley Grove,
Tel/fax: 020 8691 2806
or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org