BalletBoyz Want You

Nigel Lythgoe, the producer of So You Think You Can Dance, is launching another reality dance show. A Chance to Dance will follow Michael Nunn and William Trevitt of UK's BalletBoyz as they search the US for talented dancers to form a new company. The show will premiere August 17 on Ovation TV. Any dancer over the age of 18 is invited to audition.

 

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  • Salt Lake City, UT on March 31
  • The Pointe Performing Arts Academy
    10981 North 5600 West, Highland, UT 84003)
    Time: 9am Check-In
  • Austin, TX on April 4
  • Ballet Austin
    (501 West 3rd St., Austin, TX 78701)
    Time: 4pm Check-In

 

New York City to be scheduled sometime in May

 

If you plan to audition, email achancetodanceinfo@gmail.com with your headshot and resume. Write the city where you're auditioning in the subject line. For more, see achancetodance.tv.

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