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Second-chance dance

A dancer preps her ballet shoes.

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Second-chance dance

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.

Adriana Ardila, 20, warms up before her audition.

Adriana Ardila, 20, warms up before her audition.

Ten-year-olds Isaac Parent (from back), Arianna Schroeder and Kaitlyn Bacon.

Ten-year-olds Isaac Parent (from back), Arianna Schroeder and Kaitlyn Bacon.

Adriana Ardila poses for a photo. Ardila, who is originally from Colombia and now lives in Tallahassee, Fla., flew to Winnipeg for the tryouts.

Adriana Ardila poses for a photo. Ardila, who is originally from Colombia and now lives in Tallahassee, Fla., flew to Winnipeg for the tryouts.

Arianna (left) and Kaitlyn demonstrate technique.

Arianna (left) and Kaitlyn demonstrate technique.

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.

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition May 3, 2014 D17

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