The Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts will hold auditions Jan. 21, 2017 at noon for the Dance Repertory Company’s (DRC) spring production, “Deeply Rooted Dance: Celebrating Our Connections”. The company is MCA’s pre-professional dance troupe, composed of intermediate and advanced dancers ages 13 and older. There are two pieces (Ballet and Modern) that have roles for younger dancers. Auditions for these pieces are open to younger dancers who are in Ballet III and up. Dancers who are under 13 years and have not studied at MCA please contact us at 507-453-5500 for more information. Roles for younger dancers are very limited, so please be aware that those auditioning my not receive a role. Auditions are free and open to the public.

The 43rd annual spring concert of the Dance Repertory Company, Deeply Rooted Dance, celebrates our connections to family, to environment, to community, and to our world. Suitable and engaging for all ages, works range from classical to contemporary, ballet to hip hop, encompassing re-staged works, as well as new choreography created by MCA faculty and regional guest artists.

Those cast will be required to pay a $75 performance fee to cover costumes and will be required to be enrolled in at least one dance or theatre class at MCA during the winter session. College students at any university who are enrolled in any dance class on a campus are exempt from the class requirement, and Saint Mary’s University Student’s fee is included in SMU tuition.

Auditions will be held at 12 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21 at the Valéncia Arts Center, 1164 W. Howard St. The final performances will be April 20-23, 2017 at the Page Theatre on the SMU campus. See the Deeply Rooted Poster

Learn more about the Dance Repertory Company.