Our dancers getting ready for Ballet, Bach and Beer! Sept 29 to Oct 1 at the Community Creative Center, tickets at LCtix.com. Beer from Prost Brewing, live music from NoCo Artists and an exhibit of contemporary dance photography. $25. $18 for students, seniors, and designated drivers.
Join us in late September for an exciting collaboration between Canyon Concert Ballet and local chamber musicians, NoCo Artists. “Ballet, Bach, and Beer” combines the rigor, intellectual depth and artistic beauty of JS Bach’s music played live with contemporary ballet.
New Contemporary Choreography
At each performance you will have a choice of hand-selected German draft beers provided by High Country Beverage. (21 years and older)
Before and after the performance, browse the gallery featuring contemporary dance photography.
This is ballet like you have not seen in Fort Collins: contemporary, in a small venue, and with beer! You won’t want to miss this fun evening of stunning new choreography accompanied with live chamber music.
This event offers multiple performances over the course of three days, including:
Friday, September 29, 7 pm
Saturday, September 30, 3 pm AND 7 pm
Sunday, October 1, 3 pm
At the Community Creative Center, 200 Matthews St, Fort Collins, CO 80524
Please select your preferred date when purchasing your online tickets. $25 over 21 years of age, $18 under 21.Purchase tickets at www.lctix.com
Nutcracker Audition Information
- Open House: 11:30am-4:30pm
- Parents’ Nutcracker
Information meeting: 1pm-2pm. This meeting is mandatory for all new parents and for those parents who have yet to attend a meeting. This information meeting is going to provided essential information that will make your child’s experience smooth and rewarding.
Auditions: August 26, 2017 at the CCB North Studio
- 9 -11am: Current CCB Company Dancers, Advanced community dancers and
- CCB Level 7
- 11-12pm: CCB Level 6
- 12:15-1:15: CCB Level 5
- 1:30-2:30: CCB Level 4
- 2:45-4pm: CCB Levels 1,2, and 3
PLEASE NOTE, ALL DANCERS MUST BE AGE 7 BY THE AUDITION DATE.
While our audition is free, there is a $150 participation fee due upon casting. This fee helps to cover just a fraction of the costs of the many hours of training dancers receive, the custom made costumes they’ll wear and our collaboration with both the Fort Collins Symphony and the Lincoln Center.
Auditions forms are attached below. Please print one to fill out prior to the audition. There will be extra forms in our office on the day of the audition, but having one prepared is helpful.
Please wear a black leotard, pink tights with a neat bun for girls. Boys must wear black tights and a white fitted t-shirt.
Lastly, if you have any questions prior to the audition, please don’t hesitate to email Erica Mugoye, Assistant Director, at ass
We are pleased to share the official dates and times for both Company Auditions and Nutcracker Auditions. Thank you for your interest in becoming a part of our upcoming performances!
Company & Nutcracker Audition Times
All auditions will take place on August 26, 2017 at the CCB North Studio. Please note that all those auditioning must be age 7 + before the audition date.
- 9:00am – 10:00am | Company Auditions (Level 7, Apprentice, Chamber & Company)
- 10:00am – 11:00am | CCB Level 7, Apprentice, Chamber and Company
- 11:00am – 12:00pm | CCB Level 6
- 12:15pm – 1:15pm | CCB Level 5
- 1:30pm – 2:30pm | CCB Level 4
- 2:45pm – 4:00pm | CCB Levels 1, 2 and 3
We have two exciting visitors passing through town this week and next and decided to take the opportunity to have them bring their gifts and skill to CCB! The classes are FREE!! Invite your friends and come be part of the fun.
Conner Horak – Wonderbound dancer and CCB Alum
WEDNESDAY, JULY 26TH:
4:30-6PM – JAZZ: LEVELS 4&5 OR INTERMEDIATE JAZZ DANCERS
6-7:30PM – JAZZ: LEVELS 6 AND UP OR ADVANCED JAZZ DANCERS
Conner, originally from Fort Collins, Colorado, received his initial training from Canyon Concert Ballet. He was introduced to dance through a synthesis of musical theater and martial arts training. He continued dancing at Butler University, where he graduated cum laude with a BFA in Dance Performance with departmental honors. Conner has had the privilege of performing in Paul Taylor’s Le Sacre Du Printemps (The Rehearsal), Cinderella, and Gerald Arpino’s Viva Vivaldi. He has also recently performed as the “hoofer’ in George Balanchine’s Slaughter on Tenth Avenue and the Bluebird in Sleeping Beauty. Since returning home to Colorado, Conner has performed with Kim Robard’s Dance and David Taylor’s Zikr Dance Ensemble. He is incredibly thrilled to be joining Wonderbound.
Matthew Harvey – National guest artist and choreographer; former member of Carolina Ballet Theater
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 2ND:
6-7:30PM – ADVANCED BALLET: LEVELS 6 AND UP OR ADVANCED BALLET DANCERS
Matthew and his wife have just arrived to FC. CCB is excited to welcome this dance duo. His wife, Madeline Harvey, is the new ballet professor at CSU, and Mr. Harvey is an active guest artist, choreographer and teacher.
Matthew Harvey, 23, began his dance training at the age of nine. He studied at Repertory Dance Theatre in Allentown, Pennsylvania, under the direction of Jennifer Haltzman Tracy and Trinette Singleton. He attended Summer Dance Intensives on scholarship at Joffrey Ballet School and Chautauqua Institute. Matthew danced as a trainee at the North Carolina Dance Theatre School from 2006 to 2007. His career highlights so far include dancing in Alonzo King’s Map and Hernan Justo’s We the People as the Martin Luther King, Jr. solo. Matthew has also been featured as a guest artist in Maryland, Florida, and various cities across South America. Matthew has also been choreographing since 2006, including works for the Dance Spirit Magazine Competition and the Youth American Grand Prix. Matthew is a favorite jazz teacher at School of Carolina Ballet Theatre.