Charlotte Ballet’s Reach Scholarship Program Auditions

Start Date: July 29, 2019
End Date: August 2, 2019
Time: 5:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Email: swheat@charlotteballet.org

Location: 701 N. TRYON ST.

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Contact: Sarah Wheat | Marketing Communications Manager | swheat@charlotteballet.org

 

 

 

CHARLOTTE BALLET’S REACH SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM HOSTING OPEN AUDITIONS FOR GIRLS AND BOYS AGES 7-10

 

Program has Provided Dance Instruction to over 1,000 Local Students Since 2009

 

 

 

Charlotte, NC – Charlotte Ballet’s Reach Scholarship Program, which celebrated its 10th Anniversary earlier this year, will be hosting free auditions at five Mecklenburg County recreation centers beginning the last week of July.

 

“Charlotte Ballet’s Reach program is an important way that the organization gives back to our community,” said Bianca Bonner, Director of Education and Community Engagement with Charlotte Ballet. “We bring the same curriculum that is offered at Charlotte Ballet Academy into our neighborhoods, free-of-charge, through a long-standing partnership with Mecklenburg County Parks and Recreation.”

 

Students who are admitted into the program receive beginning-level, quality dance training twice a week at participating centers. Below is the schedule for recreation centers hosting open auditions for the 2019/2020 Season. All auditions begin at 5 PM.

 

 

For more information regarding Reach auditions, contact Shannon Fraser, Charlotte Ballet’s Community Engagement Administrator: sfraser@charlotteballet.org.

 

 

 

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About Reach

 

Reach is Charlotte Ballet’s nationally recognized outreach need-based dance scholarship program, which makes quality dance training accessible to students who demonstrate a natural talent for movement and potential to be trained in dance. Reach was launched in 2009 through a $78,000 grant from the Women’s Impact Fund. The Mecklenburg County Parks and Recreation Department partners with Charlotte Ballet to promote the program and provides sites for the classes at six recreation centers throughout the county. Reach is funded solely through contributions from individuals, corporations and foundations.

 

About Charlotte Ballet

 

In 2017 Hope Muir became Charlotte Ballet’s fourth artistic director. Founded in 1970, Charlotte Ballet’s mission is to provide artistically excellent programming to diverse audiences in its home city of Charlotte, the Southeast region and the varied communities it serves while on tour across the nation. The company performs classic, contemporary and cutting-edge dance with virtuosity, energy and artistic excellence.

 

Charlotte Ballet Reach Scholarship Program

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Organized by :  Charlotte Ballet Organizer's Address : 701 N. TRYON ST., NC 28202 Tel : 704.414.2772 Email : swheat@charlotteballet.org Website : https://charlotteballet.org/reach-scholarship-program/

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