The Decatur Daily Democrat

Auer Academy presents annual showcase


The Auer Academy of Fort Wayne Ballet will hold its annual end of the year academy showcase on Thursday, May 26, with the Primary Showcase at 6:00 pm and the Secondary Showcase at 8:00pm, at the Arts United Center in downtown Fort Wayne. This performanc­e concludes the Auer Academy’s school year, showcasing the progress and artistry developed by the dancers over the past year in many genres of dance. This performanc­e is a display of ballet, jazz, tap, modern, musical theater and more with pieces highlighti­ng students of all ages. The Primary Showcase will feature some of Fort Wayne Ballet’s youngest dancers, starting at age 3 up through the academy’s beginner levels, including the dancers in our YMCA programs. The Secondary Showcase will highlight dancers from the academy’s intermedia­te levels up through the highest level of the school.

Choreograp­hy for the Academy Showcase includes premieres from Fort Wayne Ballet staff members as well as the restaging of classic ballet repertoire. Audiences are sure to enjoy these performanc­es as the joy of dance shines through the Auer Academy students at the conclusion of their school year. Doors open one hour prior to each performanc­e. All tickets for the performanc­es are $10 and can be purchased by calling the ArtsTix Community Box Office at (260) 4224226 or visit our website at www.fortwayneb­ to order your tickets online.

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