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Second-chance dance

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Earlier this week, the Royal Winnipeg Ballet School gave aspiring young dancers a second opportunity to audition for the professional division. The tryouts, which concluded the 2013-14 International Audition Tour, came on the heels of January auditions. Those auditioning had the opportunity to win a full-tuition scholarship for the four-week summer session, which is the second phase of the audition process for the full-time program.

  • A dancer preps her ballet shoes.

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    A dancer preps her ballet shoes.

  • Adriana Ardila, 20, warms up before her audition.

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    Adriana Ardila, 20, warms up before her audition.

  • Ten-year-olds Isaac Parent (back), Arianna Schroeder and Kaitlyn Bacon demonstrate their flexibility during an audition at the Royal Winnipeg Ballet School on Tuesday afternoon.

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    Ten-year-olds Isaac Parent (back), Arianna Schroeder and Kaitlyn Bacon demonstrate their flexibility during an audition at the Royal Winnipeg Ballet School on Tuesday afternoon.

  • Arianna Schroeder watches as Kaitlyn Bacon jumps into the air during an audition at the Royal Winnipeg Ballet School last week.

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    Arianna Schroeder watches as Kaitlyn Bacon jumps into the air during an audition at the Royal Winnipeg Ballet School last week.

  • Madison Edbom, 17, jumps in the air after his audition at the Royal Winnipeg Ballet school.

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    Madison Edbom, 17, jumps in the air after his audition at the Royal Winnipeg Ballet school.

  • Adriana Ardila poses for a photo at the Royal Winnipeg Ballet school.  Ardila, who is originally from Colombia and now lives in Tallahassee, Florida, flew to Winnipeg for the audition.

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    Adriana Ardila poses for a photo at the Royal Winnipeg Ballet school. Ardila, who is originally from Colombia and now lives in Tallahassee, Florida, flew to Winnipeg for the audition.

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