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By HarlemCondoLife

The School of American Ballet (SAB), the country’s leading classical ballet academy, will hold special free auditions for the 2010-11 Winter Term for girls and boys ages 6 to 10 on in Harlem onSaturday, May 8, at 5:30 PM at Harbor Conservatory for the Performing Arts, 1 East 104thStreet, Manhattan (main entrance of El Museo Del Barrio on Fifth Avenue at 104thStreet). Children must be 6 by September 1, 2010, to audition for the upcoming school year. The open audition in Harlem is offered as part of SAB’s Community Auditions program, which visits Brooklyn, Queens, Chinatown and the Bronx every May.

SAB’s faculty will look for girls and boys who are interested in pursuing focused ballet training. No prior training is necessary. Children should wear shorts and tee shirts, bathing suits or leotards to the audition. Those selected for admission will be invited to enroll for two classes per week at SAB’s Lincoln Center headquarters for the 10-month, 2010-11 Winter Term, which begins in September and runs through mid-June. Tuition scholarships are available.

Visit www.sab.org for more information about the School.