FUTURE OF DANCE ENSEMBLE SEASON 2022-2023
The Future of Dance Ensemble is a select group of pre-professional students who perform in performances throughout the year to spread their love and joy of dance to the community.
FUTURE OF DANCE: ENSEMBLE AUDITIONS
*PLEASE REGISTER TO AUDITION ON FORM BELOW*
ANNUAL PRODUCTION: BEAUTY & THE BEAST 2023
Sunday January 29, 2023
Future of Dance | 2100 Proctor Rd | Sarasota, FL
1:00-2:00 pm: Ages 6-7
2:00-3:00 pm: Ages 8-12
3:00-4:30 pm: Ages 13+
Join us as a part of the featured cast of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST! This unique theatrical experience will tell the story of our favorite young French maiden as she explores the world of her beloved Beast and his magical castle through dance, storytelling and physical theater. Please note, this is not a musical theater production of Beauty and the Beast.
All rehearsals will be held on Saturdays from 4-7 pm and select Sundays between February and June. Not all cast members will be called every weekend and a rehearsal schedule will be published in advance. Cast members will be asked to provide conflicts on the audition application although all conflicts may not be accommodated.
All cast members must be enrolled in a dance class throughout the duration of the show season and must demonstrate a willingness to learn, a love for dance and a generous spirit. Female dancers should wear a black leotard and skin colored tights to auditions with hair in a bun or clean ponytail. Male dancers should wear black shirts and black shorts or pants. Please bring all dance shoes, including tap shoes. Students may be asked to sing 'Happy Birthday."
Performance Dates & Location
June 16/17, 2023 @ Riverside High School Theater in Sarasota, Florida.
Ensemble participation fees
$150 production fee/member, $100 per costume/role or dance
Ensemble Main Characters
In addition to the dance ensemble pieces, we will be casting the following characters:
The Enchantress, The Rose, Belle, The Beast/Prince, Silly Girls (3), Gaston, LeFou, Maurice, Monsieur D’Arque, Cogsworth, Lumiere, Babette, Mrs Potts, Chip, Featured Villagers, Bluebirds/Fairies, Rose Petals
Students will be cast in a maximum of one main role and 4 dance Ensemble roles.
To register for the audition, please fill out the form below!
SANTA'S FROSTY FOLLIES
COME JOIN THE FUN & SHARE YOUR GIFT OF DANCE THIS HOLIDAY SEASON!
Santa’s Frosty Follies is a 22-minute, Broadway style holiday review that has delighted audiences across America for the past 30 years! We are excited to present our first-ever cast in Sarasota, Florida this holiday season. The show is comprised of 50 dancers, ages 6 to 18, who bring holiday characters to life. You will meet Raggedy Anne & Andy, Frosty the Snowman, Rudolph, Santa’s Helpers, Elves, Toy Soldiers, Suzy Snowflake, International Dolls and more! We will perform for local holiday tree lighting ceremonies, charity events, corporate holiday events, community events and more!
Audition Date and Location
Saturday September 17, 2022
Future of Dance
2100 Proctor Road B
Sarasota, Florida 34238
4:00-5:00 p.m. Ages 6 to 7
5:00-6:00 p.m. Ages 8 to 12
6:00-7:00 p.m. Ages 13 to 18
Rehearsals will be held on Saturdays from 4:00-7:00 p.m. and Sundays after 12 p.m. as necessary.
Saturday November 12, UTC Parade (pending)
Saturday November 26, Siesta Key
Friday December 2, St Armands Tree Lighting
Saturday December 3, Sarasota Parade
Friday December 9, UTC (pending)
Sunday December 11, Future of Dance Winter Showcase & Benefit Concert
Sunday December 18, Disney Springs (pending approval)
Must have strong dance technique skills in ballet, tap and jazz
Must be 6 years or older to audition for main Ensemble
Must exude joy and positivity!
Please wear a black leotard, skin colored tights, jazz shoes and hair in a ponytail or bun.
Advanced dancers should bring heels.
Application & Fees
Please register to audition at futureofdance.org/ensemble
Performances will be held from November 26-December 19 throughout the greater Sarasota area
There is a $75 costume rental/participation fee to participate in Frosty Follies.