AUDITION: Teens called to audition for dance group

Auditions are taking place this September to join the West Sussex Youth Dance Company.

The Chichester-based company is open to young people aged from 14 to 19, who live in West Sussex and want to improve their dance skills.

The auditions are taking place on Sunday, September 27, at the University of Chichester.

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Spokeswoman Kim Adsett said: "When in the company, dancers develop their choreographic and performance skills and get to work with top professionals.

"They develop their contemporary dance technique, work with professional choreographers and take part in high-profile performances, including performing at county and regional showcases in the southeast.

"By joining the company, dancers get an experience similar to that of a professional group.

"They also see what it's like to be involved in the dance industry through high-quality performances and regular training."

Kim added: "The company has been running since 2003 and has a weekly class at the University of Chichester during term-time.

"The style of dance is primarily contemporary, although other styles are also used. It's open to both girls and boys."

You can find out more by viewing a film at West Sussex Video.

Go to the County Council website at www.westsussex.gov.uk, click on West Sussex Video and then Your Chance To Dance.

The auditions will be taken by the company's artistic director Justine Reeve and will consist of a basic contemporary technique class and short creative workshop.

For an application form contact Jason Bradberry on 01243 753839 or email [email protected]

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