– Project Hopewell, Inc. is gearing up for the third year of auditions in Laverne Reed’s The Chocolate Nutcracker. In just a few days, amateur and professional dancers from across Jefferson and Shelby counties, will audition for parts in the holiday production which was originally presented by Project Hopewell to the Birmingham community in November of 2009.
Advanced dancers will be required to perform a 1 minute piece for the audition and will be cast for all principal parts in the production. Every genre of dance is encouraged to audition, whether hip-hop, jazz, ballet, modern, tap, African or liturgical.
There is an audition fee of $15 per participant which is due at registration. All dancers are requested to wear clothes and shoes conducive for dancing and arrive at least 30 minutes prior to their scheduled audition times, as late arrivals will not be accommodated.
Project Hopewell Inc. (PHI) was incorporated in 2002 and organized exclusively as a publicly supported faith-based, charity and education organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. A school matinee and an evening show are scheduled for November 18, 2011 at the Birmingham Boutwell Municipal Auditorium. Tickets are on sale now.