CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Charleston Ballet has scheduled auditions for company membership and apprentice positions for the 2013-2014.
Open auditions are scheduled for 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the ballet's studio at the corner of Virginia and Capitol streets. The apprentice auditions will be held from 4:15 to 5:30 p.m. May 9.
Male and female dancers of advanced ability with a classical ballet background are encouraged to audition. Dancers must be at least 14 years old, and women must be proficient in pointe work.
For the apprentice positions, male and female dancers must between 11 and 15 years old with a classical ballet background and possess an intermediate level of technique. Girls must be working on pointe. Interested dancers and their parents must comply with company membership regulations.
The season will include a classical and contemporary repertoire and "The Nutcracker" with the West Virginia Symphony. A performance of La Bayadere will be presented with the Columbia Classical Ballet in South Carolina.
For more information, call 304-342-6541 or visit www.thecharlestonballet.com.