Wonder is an original contemporary ballet choreographed by Stephanie Morales. This enchanting tale tells the story of two orphan children, Grace and Nick, who are searching for the wonder of the holiday season. All their adventures and discoveries lead up to the understanding that the wonder of the holiday season stems from love.
WONDER AUDITION DATE
JULY 19TH- open audition
5-6pm: 8-10 year olds
6-7pm: 11- 13 year olds
JULY 20TH- lead role callbacks (by invitation only )
WHAT TO BRING:
audition application (link below)
Resume containing dance experience and any shows they have participated in as a dancer
Photo in arabesque (if you are auditioning for a part en pointe please submit arabesque photo en pointe)
Leotard (any color)
Pointe shoes (if applicable)
Hair in a bun
August 30th: 5-8:30 pm
August 31st: 10am- 4pm
*rehearsals will continue to be held every Saturday between 10am-4pm. Students are ONLY required to attend the rehearsal for the part(s) they are cast in. A rehearsal schedule will be released each month containing the student’s call times and may vary each month.
WONDER SHOW DATES
November 23rd 2pm and 7pm
November 24th 2pm
Gracie : 12 and up- young, adventurous girl. She is curious about where the wonder of the holiday season comes from and wants to discover. *pointe optional
Nick: 14+ - older brother to Gracie. Protective of his sister- doesn’t believe in the wonder of the holiday season as he has been exposed to the troubles of the world. * Must be a strong dancer
Susan Winters: 10-12- Spunky/energetic. Joyful for the holiday season and sees the beauty in all the people around her- wants everyone to feel seen and loved *pointe optional
Ma Winters: 20+ - mother to Susan; dance experience not necessary but preferred
Pa Winters: 20+ - father to Susan; dance experience not necessary but must be comfortable with movement and acting
Orphan Children- 10-14 year olds- boys and girls- no pointe
Bouncy balls: 8-10 year olds
Bears: (duet): 12+ two girls-pointe required
Soldiers: 10+ can be boys and girls
Dolls: 12+ year olds - pointe experience recommended
Doll Solo: must be en pointe
Winter Storm :
Snow Dusting: 8+
Snowflakes :12+ years old
Icicles (duet): 12+ must be en pointe
Lights(Soloists) - represent the Christmas lights during the holiday season. The three lights are Gracie and Nick’s guide through their journey.
Twinkle: Leader, supportive.
Flicker: Shy, steady.
Pixie: spunky, a little mischievous.
Choir A: 14+ advanced dancers- en pointe
Choir B: 10+
Participation Fee (includes cost for costumes) $150
August 23: $75 due
October 20:$75 due
*fundraisers will be held to help the students raise these funds.
Audition Application (Please print this document, fill it out, and bring with you to the audition along with your headshot, arabesque photo and resume if applicable):
|| Stephanie Morales