Dance Kaleidoscope 1997 Auditions


Contact: Linda Chiavaroli, United Arts

Phone: (213) 256-7828, FAX: (213) 256-8396

Carol Selkin, Cal State L.A. Public Affairs

Phone: (323) 343-3050, FAX: (323) 343-6405


Los Angeles, CA -- November 19, 1996 -- Dance Kaleidoscope,
Los Angeles' premier dance showcase, is now accepting applications
for its 1997 festival, which will take place on successive weekends
in July. Application forms may be obtained from the Dance Kaleidoscope
office at California State University, Los Angeles and written
applications must be postmarked no later than Friday, January
10, 1997

Dance Kaleidoscope seeks Southern California-based individual
artists and companies from across the dance spectrum:

* Contemporary Dance, Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Performance Art

* Popular/Media and Musical Theatre Dance

* International Dance, Culturally Specific Dance

* Programming to appeal to family/youth audience

Applicants must demonstrate a minimum of two years of professional
experience. Persons under 18 years of age are only eligible for
the family show. All applicants are required to audition in person
or by video in addition to submitting the written forms. Live
auditions will be held on the campus of Cal State L.A. on February
1, 2, 8 and 9.
In-person auditions are strongly encouraged.
Permission to audition by video must be secured from the Dance
Kaleidoscope office before the January 10 deadline.

Dance Kaleidoscope performances are tentatively scheduled at the
Luckman Theatre on the Cal State L.A. campus, Loyola Marymount
University in Westchester and the John Anson Ford Amphitheatre
in Hollywood. Additional venues are under consideration as well.
Complete details of Dance Kaleidoscope 1997 will be available
after Saturday, March 1, 1997.

For applications or additional information, please call the Dance
Kaleidoscope office, (323) 343-5124.

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