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Ivan’s Cultural Ensenble to hold dance auditions

 
Ivan Roberts

Ivan Roberts

Ivan’s Cultural Ensemble (ICE) to hold open auditions for dancers, all forms of dance are welcome. Selected dancers will have the chance to perform professionally, cross country travel, and will be provided an intensive education in the different arts of dancing. The Auditions are open to all forms of dance and the performing arts including  Classical, Jazz, African, Hip Hop, Ballet, Gospel Praise, Salsa, Merengue, Samba and More!

The Auditions will take place from 1:00pm – 5:00pm on July 10th, 2010, at the Total Fitness Personal Training Studio (110 Franklin Street, Suite 200) . All dancers must be registered before the starting time.  To register contact Ivan Roberts at (931) 801-4730, or RSVP via Facebook.

Roberts has traveled extensively around the world performing as a dancer, choreographer and musician with such artists as Miriam Makeba, Elizabeth Vandyke, James Earl Jones, Obah Batome, Manu Dibango, Tito Puente, Sullivan Walker, Debbie Allen, and Ozzie Davis and Ruby Dee.  He has performed at various events and venues including The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Carnegie Hall, the Waldorf Astoria Hotel, the Brooklyn Academy of Music, the Delacorte Theater in Central Park, the Dance Theater of Harlem, and Shirley Chisholm’s Fashion Scope.

Since retiring from the United States Army Mr. Roberts has dedicated his life to providing opportunities for low income youth an intensive education in the different forms of dancing.

A nonprofit organization, Ivan’s Cultural Ensemble (ICE)  has trained hundreds of Clarksvillians, both youth and adults in dance and theater.  His students have had the opportunity to preform from Memphis Tennessee to New York, and all the way to the islands of Trinidad & Tobago. They get the opportunity to perform, see the world and learn about different cultures.

The audition is open to ages 16 & up,  no fee is required to audition.

For more information contact  Ivan Roberts at (931) 801-4730.


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