Thriller Auditions Press Release
Odyssey Dance Theatre is looking for young dancers to participate in its smash hit Thriller to be performed in six different Utah locations.
The Pointe Performing Arts Academy, Highland, Utah (go to www.thepointeacademy.com for address and directions*)
Friday, September 9, 2011
5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Ages 9 to 13 Thriller (Chucky - Rama)
(Those selected for the Chucky cast should be no taller than 5' (60 in.); however, young dancers who are taller than 5' but younger than 14 should still audition; if they are strong enough, they will be asked to return for the Youth Cast Audition.)
Saturday, September 10, 2011
12 noon to 3 p.m.
Ages 14 and up Thriller (Youth Cast for Finale in Park City, Provo and Logan only-Lightning is being retired.)
(Dancers should have at least a double pirouette and strong jazz technique.)
Casts will be selected to perform in Thriller in the following locations:
- Egyptian Theatre, Park City, September 30 to October 8
- Weber State University's Browning Center, Ogden, October 7 and 8
- Covey Center for the Arts, Provo, October 12 to 15
- Kingsbury Hall, Salt Lake City, October 12 to 29
- Kent Concert Hall, Utah State University, Logan, October 18
- Tuacahn Amphitheatre, St. George, October 22 to 31, 2011
*If parking lot is full, additional parking is available east of the building near Wendy's--no street or adjacent neighborhood parking is allowed.
Winner of Best of State in Dance for six years in a row; Best of State of all Arts and Entertainment 2007; Best Choreographer 2009 Odyssey Founder and Artistic Director Derryl Yeager; Best Individual Dancer 2010 Odyssey Associate Artistic Director/Principal Dancer Eldon Johnson; Best Youth Dance Group 2011 Odyssey 2, Odyssey Dance Theatre performs to critical acclaim and standing ovations at home and on tour, nationally and internationally, most notably coinciding with the Beijing Summer Olympics.
Odyssey Dance Theatre is funded, in part, by Zoo, Arts and Parks.