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Children’s Audition for
Peter Pan

Application deadline: 5:00pm, 6 May 2019 (Monday)





This summer, Hong Kong Ballet will present a thrilling new story ballet - Peter Pan choreographed by the Company’s Artistic Director Septime Webre. Peter Pan will have it’s Asian premiere at Hong Kong Cultural Centre’s Grand Theatre on 16-18 August 2019 and at Sha Tin Town Hall’s Auditorium on 23-25 August 2019.


Peter Pan is a free-spirited, mischievous young boy who can fly and who never grows up. The leader of the Lost Boys, he spends his never-ending childhood having adventures on the mythical island of Neverland with fairies, pirates and mermaids. 


We are inviting young ballet dancers to audition for the roles of Butterflies, Lotus Blossoms, Dragonflies, Frogs, Mermaids, Lady Bugs and Canonnballs in Peter Pan. Successful applicants will have the opportunity of a lifetime to share the stage with Hong Kong Ballet dancers!


Auditions will be held on 12 May 2019 at The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts.

Date:12 May 2019 (Sunday)
Time:9:00AM – 2:00PM
Venue:Studio 8 & 9, 3/F, The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts
Address: 1 Gloucester Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong (MTR Wanchai Station Exit C)

Registration Time: 

(3/F)

Boys of all ages – 9:00AM

Girls: 8 years old - 9:30AM 

Girls: 9 years old – 10:15AM 

Girls: 10 years old – 11:00AM

Girls: 11 years old – 11:30AM

Girls: 12 and up – 12:30NN

Pick-up Time:

Boys of all ages – 10:15AM

Girls: 8 years old – 11:00AM 

Girls: 9 years old – 11:45AM 

Girls: 10 years old – 12:30NN

Girls: 11 years old – 1:15PM

Girls: 12 and up – 2:00PM



Please see the requirements
for each children roles, listed below:


Butterflies

  • Current ballet students (girls only) between 11-16 years old (on 16 August 2019)
  • Measure between 140cm - 165cm in height
  • Candidates must be able to dance en pointe
  • Exhibit exceptional classical ballet training (some steps require technical proficiency)
  • Show a love of ballet through movement
  • Able to learn quickly
  • Can confidently perform on stage
  • Possessing good feet and physique is an advantage
  • Must be able to attend ALL rehearsals and performances
Lotus Blossoms
  • Current ballet students (girls only) between 10-11 years old (on 16 August 2019)
  • Measure between 130cm – 155cm in height
  • Demonstrate natural acting (miming) talent and musicality
  • Able to learn quickly
  • Possess basic ballet training and stage charisma
  • Dance experience is an advantage
  • Can confidently perform on stage
  • Must be able to attend ALL rehearsals and performances
Dragonflies
  • Current ballet students (girls only) between 9-10 years old (on 16 August 2019)
  • Measure between 125cm - 150cm in height
  • Demonstrate a great sense of energy and vitality
  • Have a natural sense of free movement
  • Able to learn quickly
  • Some dance experience is an advantage
  • Must be able to attend ALL rehearsals and performances

Mermaids, Lady Bugs

  • Current ballet students (girls only) between 8-9 years old (on 16 August 2019)
  • Measure between 125cm - 150cm in height
  • Demonstrate a great sense of energy and vitality
  • Have a natural sense of free movement
  • Able to learn quickly
  • Some dance experience is an advantage
  • Must be able to attend ALL rehearsals and performances

Frogs, Cannonballs

  • Current ballet students (boys only) between 8-15 years old (on 16 August 2019)
  • Measure between 125cm - 150cm in height
  • Demonstrate a great sense of energy and vitality
  • Have a natural sense of free movement
  • Able to learn quickly
  • Some dance experience is an advantage
  • Must be able to attend ALL rehearsals and performances

Application guidelines:

  • Deadline for application submission: 5:00pm, 6 May 2019 (Monday).
  • We ONLY accept online applications via https://goo.gl/forms/5sRUptp4EKTCQCyt2  Other forms of submission will not be considered. Our apologies for any inconvenience caused. Each candidate should submit their application ONCE.
  • Late submissions or incomplete registration forms will not be processed under any circumstances.
  • You risk losing your place at the audition if you repeatedly submit applications for the same candidate.
  • Hong Kong Ballet's decision on all matters relating to the audition is final.





Announcement of audition result:

Successful applicants selected to participate in the production will receive an individual email notification 

by 5:00pm, 20 May 2019 (Monday).


Enquiries:

  • For enquiries, please email audition_extras@hkballet.com, or contact Ms. Renee Chan at 2105 9756 between 10:00am and 5:00pm, Monday to Friday (emails preferred).
  • Due to high email volume, please avoid emailing us for an application receipt confirmation if you have already received an auto-reply from Google system.