Education Notes: Interlochen Center dance auditions are Jan. 23

From Staff Reports
education@newnan.com
Dance students in grades 6-12 are invited to attend an open-call dance audition on Wednesday, Jan. 23 at the Atlanta Ballet, 1695 Marietta Blvd. NW, Atlanta.
Auditions will include ballet, pointe and modern technique. Participating students will be considered for admission to Interlochen’s world-renowned summer arts program or fine arts boarding high school.
Required audition dress for girls is black leotards and pink tights. Boys should wear white t-shirts and black tights. Registration starts at 6 p.m. and auditions will be held from 6:30-8 p.m.
The dance program at Interlochen Center for the Arts offers a curriculum designed for the serious student who wishes to study both ballet and modern dance. All classes provide a positive, focused, professional atmosphere. For more information, visit www.interlochen.org/dance2013 .
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Howett, who is pursuing a degree in Radiologic Science at Armstrong Atlantic State University, is among approximately 30,000 students, faculty, professional staff and alumni to be initiated into Phi Kappa Phi each year.

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