Ballet 180 Auditions
Saturday, March 18
2:00-3:30pm at Studio 180
1708 Lancaster Ave. FL 2
Paoli, PA 19301
Ballet 180 is the premier professional contemporary ballet company of the Philadelphia Main Line.
With a commitment to community and personal well-being, Ballet 180 inspires a 180-degree positive transformation of the mind, body, and soul. Our mission is to enrich the community through high-quality artistry and service to society. Our motto is love kindness, do justice, and dance humbly.
Ballet 180 performs original work through main stage performances at the Rotwitt Theater of Rosemont College, and the company’s repertoire is featured at black box performances, festivals, and showcases. The company has performed with regional and international artists through participation in the Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts (PIFA), Philadelphia Dance Collective, the Philadelphia FringeArts Festival, Fringe Wilmington, and Philly’s Got Talent, among others.
Ballet 180 is a part-time company that rehearses weekly from September through May. The company seeks dancers with technical strength, artistry, and a passion for our mission.
Company Member (Dancers with professional experience)
Apprentice (Ages 18+)
Trainee (Dancers age 16-21)
We are always in search of talented and passionate individuals to join our team as volunteers at events. Volunteering with 180 is a great way to make new friends, get involved with our organization, and experience work from behind-the-scenes. To join our committee, contact Committee Chair Terry McKissick at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Volunteer Responsibilities Include:
___ Costumes: Head of costumes- Jo-Anne Frazier. Needs for assistance may be hand work, repairs.
___ Sets/Props: With direction from Kelly, props and set builders needed. You will design and build sets/props working within the budget provided. You may need to be available day of shows to assist with delivery and set up of props/sets. Working space and tools is not available through Ballet 180. Ballet 180 will supply materials needed for construction.
___ Events: assisting with community outreach projects, fundraisers. Other duties to be determined by need. (Child Abuse clearance may be required when working very closely with children.)
__Volunteers: assist with concessions, ticket selling at the door, show ushers, possibly assisting back stage with dressing of younger dancers before the show. Possibly assisting day of show with organization and set up of dressing rooms. Possibly assist with breakdown of dressing rooms after shows.( Child Abuse clearance may be required when working closely with children.)
___ Tech Crew: Set up/ breakdown of the stage. Laying Marley. Moving props/sets on and off stage during production. Must be available for dress rehearsals. I am attempting to have 2 crews (one for each show. I am aware that you would like to see your children perform. Each crew would be able to view a show.)
___ Promotion: Distribution of posters and ads in the communities. Make contacts in the community to promote Ballet 180.
___ Programs Ads: Soliciting businesses to place ads in the Ballet 180 programs.
Ballet 180 is looking to grow our Board of Directors. If you are interested in joining our board, please take a moment to fill out our BOARD MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION.