What's Happening

Nutcracker auditions

The River Region Ballet will hold Nutcracker auditions on Aug. 26 at the River Region Performing Arts & Cultural Center 15146 River Road, Norco. The following schedule for auditions is: 9:30 – 10 a.m. – boys 5-11 years old 10 – 10:30 a.m. – boys/teens 12 and older; 10:30 – 11 a.m. – men/women theatrical roles; 11 – 12 p.m. – girls 5 – 8 years old; 12:15 – 1:45 p.m. – girls 9 – 12 years old, and 2 – 4 p.m. – dancers 13 and older. There is a $15 audition fee. This year’s performances will be held Dec. 1, 2 and 3. For more information, visit the website www.rrpa.org. […]

What's Happening

Nutcracker auditions

Destrehan – The River Region Ballet will hold auditions for the River Region Performing Arts & Cultural Center, 15146 River Road, Norco, on Aug. 27. Boys age 5 to 11 will audition from 10 to 10:30 a.m.; boys 12 and older, 10:30 to 11 a.m.; girls 5 to 8 years, 11 to noon; girls 9 to 12 years old, 12:15 to 1:45 p.m., dancers 13 years or older, 2 to 4 p.m., and men and women interested in theatrical roles, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dancers interested in auditioning on pointe should bring their pointe shoes to auditions. There is a $15 audition fee. Audition forms must be completed and signed by a responsible adult. All dancers must sign in a half hour prior to audition time. No late arrivals will be permitted to audition. For more information, visit www.rrpa.org or email rrbinc94@gmail.com or call (985) 227-6140. […]

Lifestyles

A holiday at the ballet

For nearly 50 years, “The Nutcracker” has been a staple of American holiday performances. Young ballet dancers across the nation dream of playing the role of Clara, the young girl who absconds on a midnight journey with a Nutcracker toy that has come to life. This fall, 14-year-old Destrehan dancer Lianne Keller will live that dream. […]