Dance Theatre Northwest “on pointe” for 2016 Season

The season begins by welcoming two new dance instructors to DTNW. Bonnie Calvert comes to DTNW as an experienced instructor and a former student of the Royal Academy of Dance in Arizona. Lauren Hancock has a passion for working with children and teaching dance.  She has a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Montana. 

Audition is the word for January. Experienced dancers with classical training are needed for upcoming Community Arts Are Education and Holiday performances. Positions are open for Company members, Junior Dance Ensemble Members and Guest performers.

Saturday, Jan. 16 at 8:50 a.m., auditions are being held for Junior and Advanced Junior dance Ensemble members. Adult dancer auditions take place in open classes.  

Adult dances looking for principal roles and/or to be company members should write or call 253.778.6534 for an application and audition appointment. Please send a resume and DVD audition to: DTNW, 2811 Bridgeport Way W #24, University Place, WA 98466. Some artist stipends and paid positions are available. 

Saturday, Jan. 24 Joffrey Ballet Auditions and MASTER CLASS are being held at DTNW. Joffrey Ballet contacted DTNW to be one of their northwest audition sites. To register for an audition go to For ages 10-25, registration is from 12:30-1:30 p.m. and the auditions are from 1:30-3 p.m. Call DTNW at 253.778.6534 to register for the Master Class from 3:15-4:45 p.m. (Classical ballet for ages 12 and up).

Mark your calendars:
April 2 at 7 p.m. - Spring Performance at Narrows Glen Retirement Home, Tacoma
June 11 at 1 and 3 p.m. - Tacoma Museum of Glass
June 25 - Spring Concert and Recital, Mt. Tahoma High School, Tacoma
(Arts Are Education school performances TBA)

Dance Theatre Northwest, is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, committed to making dance as an important art form accessible to individuals and groups and to assisting future dancers and artists.  


Event Date: 
Sunday, 24 January 2016 - 12:30pm