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Emelin Theatre to premiere Nutcracker Dream – Call for September Auditions

The Emelin Theatre comes together with renowned choreographer Carole Alexis to present America’s favorite seasonal ballet with the professional dance company Ballet des Amériques. Alexis’ Nutcracker Dream is inspired by the work of Marius Petipa and Rudolf Nureyev and will be presented as a one-hour family friendly adaptation of the classic ballet. Nutcracker Dreamwill receive its world premiere with performances on Sunday December 16, 2018 and Saturday December 22, 2018 at the Emelin Theatre in Mamaroneck NY. Professional dancers from Ballet des Amériques will perform the featured roles of the ballet.

Additional roles will be cast by auditions at the Emelin on Friday September 21 from 5-8pm and Saturday September 22 from 10am-1:30pm. Boys and girls aged 10-17, who have at least 3 years of ballet training, are invited to audition. Candidates should have intermediate to advanced ballet technique, clean lines and the ability to take corrections and directions quickly. To pre-register for the audition, please call (646) 753-0457 or write to [email protected] with “Nutcracker Dream Audition” in the subject line.

With this collaboration, the Emelin Theatre is thrilled to present a professional adaptation of this beloved ballet for the enjoyment of family audiences throughout Westchester. As Emelin’s Executive Director, Elliot Fox, explains, “We have been looking to present the Nutcracker in collaboration with Westchester based artists.  We are excited to find this collaboration with Carole Alexis and Ballet des Amériques, whose quality, cultural knowledge and artistic vision brings world-class art to our family series and holiday season programming.” Carole Alexis, for her part, explains that her interest in creating a Nutcrackerwas to bring families and friends together around the essence of what the story represents, namely, the beautiful balance between Marie’s childhood playfulness and her coming of age in the midst of her own circle of family and friends – an objective that dovetails nicely the Emelin’s program.

Under the directorship of French-American choreographer Carole Alexis, Ballet des Amériques, has been staging productions at the Emelin Theatre since 2012. Proclaimed Westchester’s Premier Dance Company by the County Executive, Ballet des Amériques is also resident company of the Tarrytown Music Hall and is committed to developing inclusive dance audiences regionally, nationally and internationally. The Emelin Theatre for the Performing Arts has been bringing exciting and diverse performing arts to Westchester for over 45 years, offering a broad spectrum of entertainment appealing to all ages and tastes, attracting audiences from Westchester County and beyond. The Emelin presents world music of all genres, dance, comedy, and independent film in addition to its family programs.

For more information on the Emelin’s programming, please visit www.emelin.org.

Tickets for the Nutcracker are available at www.emelin.org or by calling the Emelin Box office at 914.698.0098. Summer Box Office hours are Wednesday through Friday from 1-6pm.

For more information on Ballet des Amériques and Carole Alexis, visit www.balletdesameriques.com.

To schedule an audition, call 646.753.0457 or email [email protected] 

Details

Deadline 9/21/2018
Contact Name Assistant to the Director
Contact Email [email protected]
Website http://www.balletdesameriques.com

Yonkers Pottery Studio: Internships / Work Exchange / Residencies – Ceramics, Sculpture and Clay Related

Running a successful ceramics studio is a team effort, so there are always opportunities to get involved at Yonkers Pottery. Participants contribute to the physical life cycle of the studio by dedicating time to clean and perform tasks critical to maintaining a safe and smooth-working environment for everyone’s enjoyment, as well as time to teach, monitor studio hours, help with sales, events, marketing and social media.

Internships – Experience first hand the nitty-gritty of a successful teaching community pottery studio while fulfilling your school’s internship requirements or your own personal goals.

Work Exchange – In exchange for working at the studio, you are compensated at an hourly rate to be used toward firing credits, classes or the use of our facilities, equipment and resources to further your skills and build your body of work and portfolio.

Artist Residencies – Coming Soon!

Details

Is Project Ongoing? yes
Deadline 12/31/2024
Contact Name Cori
Contact Email [email protected]
Website http://yonkerspottery.com/work-opportunities

FREE Singing Lessons for Men in and around Westchester County

FREE Singing Lessons

for Men of All Ages!

 

Who: Men, young and old, who have always wanted to sing, or want to improve their skills.

Cost: There is NO COST; the program is FREE, a community service program from the Westchester Chordsmen Chorus. Materials will be provided.

When: Starts Monday February 19th, 2018 from 6:45 p.m. for 1 ½ hours, for six consecutive weeks. Come one night or as many sessions as you want, it’s up to you.

Where: Kol Ami Synagogue 252 Soundview Road, White Plains, NY 10606

Register: Go to Chordsmen.org and register. Or call 914-298-SING [298-7464] to leave a message with time and number to call back. Or just come!

Experience Needed? Can’t read music? No problem, no prior experience is needed.

Your Teachers: Our Director, Keith Harris, has 20 years of vocal teaching experience. And is a featured artist at the New York Metropolitan Opera. He and our equally-experienced music team will inspire you with basic fundamentals up to advanced concepts, no matter what your skill level now. It will be fun, too!

Why do this? We ALL sing. In church or synagogue, in the car, in the shower. But many of us are unsure about our ability or about singing in front of others. The Chordsmen want to help you get the most beautiful sound possible from your voice with the confidence to perform. We love to sing – that’s why all 75 of us do it and have for 63 years!!

 

BELIEVE US, IT’S WORTH A TRY!!

 

Details

Deadline 2/19/2018
Deadline 2 2/26/2018
Deadline 3 3/5/2018
Deadline 4 3/12/2018
Deadline 5 3/19/2018
Contact Name Stephen Banker
Contact Email [email protected]
Website http://chordsmen.org