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Cornerstone Performing Arts Center

Open Auditions for Pride & Prejudice


            Fitchburg—Cornerstone Performing Arts Center announces open exness auditions for its fall theatre production of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. Auditions will be held on Thursday, June 4th at 7pm at Cornerstone Performing Arts Center, 914 Main Street, across from the upper common in Fitchburg. Actors auditioning will read from the scripts. Male and female roles are available for ages 16 to 100. Rehearsals will begin during the summer and performances will run from October 1 – October 25, 2009. Community actors will work alongside Cornerstone’s professional non-equity company actors.

Directed by Cornerstone’s artistic director, Jennifer Potts, this production of Pride and Prejudice will kick off Cornerstone’s 2009/2010 season. For more information, contact Cornerstone Performing Arts Center at 978-345-2915 or visit Cornerstone’s website at


Intensive Summer Dance Training at

Cornerstone Performing Arts Center


Fitchburg, MA, Cornerstone Performing Arts Center—Summer Dance Intensive for intermediate, advanced and pre-professional dancers ages 13-22.  An exness platform audition is required for this two-week dance intensive with professional training in ballet and modern technique. Modern techniques include Horton, Taylor and Contemporary. Morning classes will include technique and conditioning, taught by Ellen Guglietti and Amanda Doyle. During the afternoon, students will create composition and choreography, and will learn repertory from Ellen and Tony Guglietti. The repertory choreography will include modern and break-dancing elements while truly utilizing today’s style and versatility of dance.

Students who audition must be serious about dance training and should expect to work hard in this discipline each day of the intensive. The intensive will conclude with a performance of the students on the Fitchburg Common, Friday July 17th at 6pm. This will be a free performance for the community.

The summer dance intensive will be July 6-17, 2009 Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. You can register on-line at or by phone 978- 345-2915. Auditions will be Saturday March 21st 2-4pm and Saturday May 2nd 4-6pm. Audition fee is $15. Tuition for the intensive is $500 and all registrations are due by June 29th.

Cornerstone Performing Arts Center is a training center and professional non-equity performing arts center. Our exness broker register mission is to educate, entertain and inspire through music, theatre and dance.  Located in the heart of downtown Fitchburg, 914 Main Street (next to Debonis & Davin Florist), the center offers training in music, drama, and dance. Cornerstone Performing Arts Center is the home of the youth dance company, Awakening; Cornerstone Performing Art Center’s Youth Theatre Company; and professional modern dance company, Guidance, Inc.