Get ready, get set, DANCE! ACT!

General auditions for the Greater Sudbury 2011 Canadian francophone Games’ opening ceremony!

Greater Sudbury – Burnt Rock Productions (BRP) have joined the Greater Sudbury 2011 Canadian Francophone Games’ team! BRP promise a lively and colourful celebration created with local youth artists!

“The Games represent an exceptional and unique moment to highlight Greater Sudbury’s young talent but also the amazing opportunity to created bridges between francophone communities across the nation. We are proud to be associated to this outstanding project”, says Mélissa Rockburn, co-director of BRP.

Burnt Rock Productions will be responsible for the artistic direction of the Games’ opening and closing ceremonies. In order to ensure an enriching and collaborative experience with the sudburian community, the Games and BRP are pleased to announce that they will be hosting open auditions for the region’s young dancers and actors.

Saturday May 21st from 1 pm to 4 pm Room T216 at Thornloe University 935 Ramsey Lake Road, Sudbury

We are looking for young actors and dancers ages 13 to 21 years to participate in the Games opening and closing ceremonies. Participants will be asked to prepare a 2 minute piece of their choice, highlighting their talent and creativity. Furthermore, auditioning dancers will be learning a brief choreography under the supervision of Lauren Pero from Elle Q dance Factory.

Interested parties must confirm their participation before May 17th at 5 pm by email or by calling 705-507-4985.

The Canadian Francophone Games are among the largest gatherings of Canada’s French speaking youth. In addition to encouraging hundreds of young people to develop their talents in one of three sectors (arts, leadership and sports), the Games showcase cultural pride, self-confidence and leadership abilities in a friendly competitive setting. The Canadian Francophone Games are an initiative of la Fédération de la jeunesse canadienne-française (FJCF), with the generous participation of the Government of Canada.

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