Dancers audition for NYC summer program

January 13, 2008 6:23:59 PM PST
Chicago teenagers are trying to leap and twirl their way to dance stardom.

The School of American Ballet held auditions downtown Sunday for this year's summer program in New York City.

Dancers ages 12 to18 laced up their shoes and gave it their all in front of instructors. More 2,000 of them are competing in a nationwide tour to land the 200 spots available.