Mankato Ballet Performing Company
The 2019-2020 Performing Company Auditions will be held on Saturday May 4, 2019 from Noon-2:00pm. Postings and announcement of placements will be out at the end of May.
We will accept late applications from NEW MBC dancers who are interested in joining the Mankato Ballet Performing Company for the fall of 2018 and meet all of the requirement listed below.
The Mankato Ballet Performing Company (MBPC) is a group of highly focus dancers who may wish to pursue dance in the future whether it may be at the college level, with a professional company or as an instructor. These dancers must meet a list of criteria and then go through a formal audition process to be accepted into the MBPC.
Once a member of the MBPC, the dancers take a 2 hour weekly Company Class in addition to their regular classes. They have mandatory rehearsals 2-3 times a week for performances that occur 3 times a year. Additional performance opportunities may also arise.
Performing Company Criteria
- Dancer must be in 3B or higher
- Dancer must have begun pointe work the previous year
- Dancer must be between the ages of 11 and 18
- Dancer must take 30 or more hours of dance instruction over the summer months
Click here for an audition packet and more detailed information about being part of the Mankato Ballet Performing Company.
Performing Company Members are divided into different tears within the Company. Dancers can be moved within these levels mid-year based on their hard work and progress. Current 2018-2019 Company Members are:
Soloist Company Members:
Katharine Davis, Bella Frentz, Reilly Friend, Rebekah Hartwig, Mikayla Rudolf, Sophia Sulzle
Demi Soloist Company Members:
Sadie Blace, Madeline Halvorson, Sarah Terry, Leah Walter
Corps de Ballet Company Members:
Delanie Ackerman, Peyton Broskoff, Ellie Fischenich, Emily Frutos-Krueger, Elise Leonard, Lily Pawlitschek, Alexa Rassbach, Kirsten Sims, Emily Spieker, Rachel Wilde
Apprentice Company Members:
Elodie DeVos, Riley Jones, Elise Miller, Sarina Spieker
Trainee Company Members: