|Ballerina Misty Copeland|
|The Power of Dance-Misty Copeland|
Like many girls and some boys, I went through a beautiful phase in my life when I wanted to be a ballet dancer. I took ballet lessons at the
http://www.gbyedance.org/ I went religiously to performances of the Pennsylvania Ballet to see my then idol Heidi Cruz. I even went to an audition, with my friend Kristen, for the Gwendolyn Bye Dance Center for Dance. http://therockschool.org/programs I passed through that phase. Though I am not a dancer, I love dance. And I always will. Rock School
But there are those young people for whom dance is not a phase, but in the blood and their desire to dance will not be quieted. They are my idols, too.
has announced a second date for open auditions. It will be this Saturday, June 16, 2012. Here are the details from the source. Let the dancing begin. School of Pennsylvania Ballet
Source: Marissa Montenegro of the
Auditions on Saturday, June 16 will be held at Pennsylvania Ballet’s studios at
Ages 8 to 12
Check-in: 9:30 a.m.
Audition Class: 10 a.m.-11 a.m.
Ages 13 to 18
Check-in: 11 a.m.
Audition Class: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
All ages indicated are as of September 1, 2012. Auditions are for the Student Division (ages 8-18) only. The
Based on current contractor projections, the
Founded in 1963 by Balanchine student and protégée Barbara Weisberger, Pennsylvania Ballet is one of the nation’s leading ballet companies. Headquartered in