Open Call Auditions For Youth Males and Females
The ICSBallet Contemporary Youth Dance Company (CYDC) is the flagship dance company for Chicago youth. Functioning as an arm of The Iona Calhoun School of Ballet, youth dance at various Chicagoland area events, festivals and competitions. Our company offers high quality training in contemporary dance, ballet, modern technique, physical theatre and performance skills.
The ICSBallet Contemporary Youth Dance Company is now accepting applications from young dancers to participate in the 2016 -2017 auditions, which will take place on Saturday, September 3rd from 2:00 to 3:30 pm. Come dressed to participate in a class and prepare a 1 minute dance presentation.
We are looking for youth age 14 to 20 years old. Each year Company members work with regionally respected choreographers and learn about life as a professional artist. They get to create, perform and benefit from developing their skill and technique through a year's training with The ICSBallet dance school.
Successful applicants will have strong dance technique and creative skills, will be engaging students, performers and will be committed team players, who want to learn about all aspects of ballet and modern dance. In addition applicants will want to learn about life as a professional dance artist. This may involve the development of teaching and choreography skills.
Rehearsals take place on Tuesday's evenings with choreographic intensives taking place in December and April and participation in the ICSBallet annual recital.
To take part in one of the audition workshops below, please complete the Application Form and email to IonaCalhounballetschool@gmail.com as soon as possible.
Iona Calhoun School of Ballet
1301 E. 47th Street (Inside of XS Tennis)
Chicago IL. 60653