McAllen area ballet students ages 6 to 18 are invited to audition on October 1, 12:00 pm, for Moscow Ballet Soloist and Audition Director Romana Dumanska at Host Dance Studio, Royal Dance Center, 901 Travis Street, Suite 10, McAllen TX, 78572. The Moscow Ballet audition is open to students from dance studios across the city with a minimum one year of ballet training.
Ballerina Romana Dumanska will lead auditions and rehearse the young dancers in their assigned roles. Successful auditionees perform side-by-side with the Moscow Ballet company in the Great Russian Nutcracker in roles that were created exclusively for their age and skill levels such as Party Children, Mice, Snowflakes, Snow Maidens and more. Romana Dumanska also leads the young dancers at dress rehearsal with the Russian company the day of the performance. This is often a once-in-a-lifetime experience for aspiring young dancers. The Dance-with-Us program is in its 25th year of auditioning and rehearsing student dancers in each tour city to perform with the professional company. Auditions are free, there may be a casting fee. Sign up to audition today at www.nutcracker.com/auditions.
The selected children will perform in the Great Russian Nutcracker Saturday, December 30, 3:00 pm matinee, and 7:00 pm at McAllen Performing Arts Center. Find Tickets here www.nutcracker.com/your-city.
Royal Dance Center was founded by Laura Marie Romero who is the dance academy director and choreographer. She has staged events with artists including Shakira, Nina Sky, Daddy Yankee and Paula Yunis to name a few. She was Guest Judge for America’s Got Talent and choreographed special events such as Miss Belleza Latina’s talent numbers and Bobby Pulido’s music video, “Porque Algun Dia.”Laura Marie has twenty years experience teaching dance and guiding young artists on numerous stage performances. The studio offers ballet, aerial dance, hip hop, musical theater, zumba and more movement classes.
Mother of a student Maribel Canchola says, "My experience at LMDA has been one of the best. It has been the perfect dance academy for us, every day my daughter Andrea Canchola develops her dance techniques in a way I never thought possible. Thanks to all that effort, every presentation is a reflection of the great work they do as a team." Y estudiente Claudia Garcia dices, "Estamos súper contentas con la academia LMDA, Enny disfrutó mucho participar en el festival. Aprendió mucho a convivir con sus compañeras, a ser más disciplinada y el gusto por seguir aprendiendo a bailar..