KIDS + TEENS | Élan Dance Company Auditions to be Held May 22

HAVE A DANCER IN THE FAMILY? CHECK OUT ELAN DANCE COMPANY Élan Dance Company, the pre-professional performing dance company of the Naperville Park District’s Dance Academy, is holding auditions for the 2018-2019 season on Tuesday, May 22. Students between the ages of 9 and 18 interested in joining Élan are invited to audition for placement in one of three groups within the company.

Auditions will take place in Room 123 at the Alfred Rubin Riverwalk Community Center, located at 305 W. Jackson Ave. Specific times for each age group are as follows:

  • Junior Company (ages 9-12) 5:00-6:00 p.m.

  • Apprentice Company (ages 12-15) 6:15-7:15 p.m.

  • Senior Company (ages 14-18) 7:30-8:30 p.m.

Audition packets with detailed instructions and information about the company may be requested from Artistic Director Kristy Meza at or by calling (630) 848-3618.

In addition to its regular season that begins in September, Elan Dance Company will offer a summer class and will perform pre-shows at the following times at several free, outdoor events:

  • Night at the Movies - Sat., June 30 at 7:45 p.m. at Rotary Hill

  • Children’s Lunch Hour Entertainment – Tues., July 17 at 11:00 a.m. at the Riverwalk Grand Pavilion

  • Carillon Recital – Tues., August 7 at 6:30 p.m. at the Millennium Carillon

About the Naperville Park District

Created in 1966, the Naperville Park District is an independent, municipal agency serving the recreation needs of its residents. An Illinois Distinguished Agency since 1994, the District is one of only 1% of park districts across the country to be nationally accredited through the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA). The Naperville Park District’s mission is to provide recreation and park experiences that promote healthy lives, healthy minds and a healthy community. The District maintains and operates more than 2,400 acres with 137 parks and provides more than 1,500 recreational, arts and environmental programs and special events annually. Included within the District’s operations are two championship golf courses, a multitude of playgrounds, trails, athletic courts and sports fields, Fort Hill Activity Center, Knoch Knolls Nature Center, two inline skating and skateboarding facilities, the Millennium Carillon, a paddle boat quarry, historic Centennial Beach, and the beautiful Riverwalk.

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