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Dance Auditions In Dorchester


10:01am 22nd November 2013
(Updated 10:02am 22nd November 2013)

Dorchester Corn Exchange is getting its very own "The Kids From Fame" moment this afternoon.

Budding young dancers aged between 14 and 21 are being invited to try out to join a dance company.

The auditions are taking place between 5 and 7pm this evening.

Following the audition, the selected company of dancers will meet once a week during term time and half term holidays to work with our artistic director Carly Reader and leading national dance companies to create dance pieces that are performed indoors and outdoors in venues across the county of Dorset. Sessions are held in the dance studio at Weymouth College on Wednesday's 5:30pm - 7:30pm.

Portrait is managed by Activate Performing Arts, based at The Little Keep in Dorchester. Members will experience a range of dance styles all throughout the year  including; Contemporary Dance and Street Dance delivered by leading artists and companies including the stunning Zoonation and 2Faced Dance Company. As well as participating in regular dance technique classes they will have the opportunity to watch professional dance performances and develop other creative skills such as choreography, arts management and producer skills.  All participants can work towards gaining Arts Award and Social Enterprise Qualifications. 

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