We are extremely excited to share with you our news. In affiliation with our Academy, we will be launching Michigan Classical Ballet this Spring, a nonprofit organization with a focus on developing a professional ballet company. Michigan Classical Ballet will be the only professional ballet company in the Metro Detroit and surrounding communities. The plan is for the company to hold residence at the Academy for rehearsals and to perform full seasons of classical and contemporary ballets at select theaters in the area.
For our students this will offer exposure to aspects of a professional career in ballet and provide our students the opportunity to study and perform with a professional company. Additionally, this will also provide Trainee students with the opportunity join Michigan Classical Ballet upon graduation, providing a professional career for our ARCB dancers. Establishing Michigan Classical Ballet is an incredible opportunity for our students and community.
We will begin this Spring with an audition for our second company. The audition, June 1 at 10am is open to adult advanced dancers between the ages 17 and up who have completed their high school education. As our family, we wanted you to be the first to know about this opportunity, and would like to encourage you to share this information with aspiring professional dancers.