Tryouts for high school player participation in Canton Ballet’s annual Touchdowns and Tutus fundraiser is set for Sunday, November 11, at 5:00 p.m. in the ballet studios in the Cultural Center for the Arts at 1001 Market Avenue N. in Canton.  Use the Cleveland Avenue entrance.


The tryout is open to all area high school football players grades 9-12.  No dance experience is required.  Entrants should wear workout attire.  Call Canton Ballet at 330-455-7220 or email to register.  Weekly dance practice will begin in early January for selected players.


Touchdowns and Tutus will pair football players with Canton Ballet ballerinas in a performance competition at Umstattd Performing Arts Hall at McKinley High School on the Pro Football Hall of Fame campus on March 9, 2019.


For more information contact event chair Ashley Bettis at 330-324-0073 or