Thursday, August 17, 2023

Student Auditions for "The Polar Express" and Disney's "Freaky Friday"!



It's Audition Season at APAA!



Audition for Axelrod Contemporary Ballet Theater's

The Polar Express!




Audition for AXCBT's The Polar Express, premiering December 1-10, 2023, at Axelrod PAC! 

During this Audition/Workshop experience, students will work with AXCBT Artistic Director Gabriel Chajnik, learning choreography from the production. Cast members will have the opportunity to rehearse and perform alongside professional dancers while developing technique, artistry, and performing skills.




August 17 & 30

Ages 7-11 @ 3-4pm ~ Includes a Warm-Up Class and Choreography

Ages 12+ @ 4:30-6:30pm ~ Includes Ballet Class and Choreography


September 10

Ages 7-11 @ 10-11am ~ Includes a Warm-Up Class and Choreography

Ages 12+ @ 11:30-1:30pm ~ Includes Ballet Class and Choreography



Our Audition/Workshops are free and open to all students who would like to take advantage of this exciting performance opportunity!



Interested in auditioning for a lead role? We are seeking child actors/dancers for our "Hero Boy" and "Hero Girl." Click the button below to learn more!





Audition for Axelrod Academy's

Freaky Friday!



Please fill out Audition Form prior to auditions and bring headshot & resume if available.


Please prepare 32 bars of a contemporary

musical theater style piece.

Be prepared for a short dance call.


More information in link below.

If you cannot make auditions but are still interested in auditioning, please email


Directed by Mary-Kate Schmidt

Choreographed by Jessica Totaro 

Musical Direction by Ava Valentino

Produced by Andrew DePrisco





For questions and inquiries, send us an email at

Axelrod Performing Arts Center | 100 Grant Avenue, Deal Park, NJ 07723