Auditions for the Little Mermaid image

We are excited to announce OPEN Auditions for our fall 2016
production of “The Little Mermaid”.

The Libretto for this ballet was written by Mr. Kennet Oberly based on the Hans Christian Andersen version of The Little Mermaid. This year our production will be choreographed by Mr. Dale Brannon, one of Mr. Kennet’s best friends. This ballet will have roles for male and female dancers age 8 and up.


Auditions are Saturday, May 28 from 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM at Misty’s Dance Unlimited in Onalaska, WI.
Beginning and Building Ballet (ages 8+) will audition from 9:00-9:30 AM
Levels 1 & 2 will audition from 9:30-10:15 AM
Levels 3 & 4 will audition from 10:15-11:00 AM
Levels 5, 6, 7 and Pointe will audition from 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Men will audition from 12:30-1:00 PM
(Dancers must have 2 or more years of En Pointe experience to audition en pointe)
Alternative auditions will be Tuesday, May 31 from 6:00-7:00 PM at Misty’s Dance Unlimited.
Follow this LINK to a short google form to sign up to audition for The Little Mermaid.


Preliminary Summer Rehearsal Information: Soloists and principals will start rehearsals on Friday and Saturday July 29-30. This year we will only have 2 weeks of summer choreography. Most cast members will have rehearsals August 1-6 and August 15-19 from 9:00 AM-5:00 PM, soloists and principals will continue with rehearsals from 5:00 PM-9:00 PM (there will be a dinner break).


Preliminary Fall Rehearsal Information: Principals, soloists, and corp groups will rotate into a 1-2 hour weeknight rehearsal once a month for the months of September-November. All dancers will be needed for rehearsals on Saturdays from 1:00-6:00 PM (Younger dancers will report only for a small sections of the 5 hour block on most Saturdays).


Performances will be Saturday, November 26th and Sunday, November 27th.