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Join Cincinnati Ballet for a FREE dance experience connecting your second grader to the joy and discipline of dance! CincyDance! is a fully-scholarshipped program designed to remove barriers and encourage racial, gender, and economic diversity within the Otto M. Budig Academy. Classes teach ballet fundamentals and expose students to other forms of dance including street dance, modern, and global dance.

No dance experience is required but students must attend and be accepted through a CincyDance! audition. Audition information is outlined below.

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DATEDecember 11, 2021
CHECK-INBetween 4:30-5:00 PM
WHERE1801 Gilbert Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45202
WHO IS ELIGIBLEAny second grader in the tri-state area
WHAT TO WEARComfortable clothes you can dance in. Dancers will audition in bare feet.
HOW TO PREPAREShow up and bring your best self! No previous dance training or audition materials are required. Due to limited capacity, we encourage all participants to pre-register online or by phone as registration will be limited on the day of the audition

covid-19 safety measures

In line with recommendations of the CDC, masks are required for all individuals regardless of vaccination status. Anyone experiencing symptoms of a contagious illness or who has been exposed to COVID-19 in the last 10 days should refrain from entering the Center for Dance.

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1801 Gilbert Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45202