Dancing dogs: Orlando Ballet auditions pups for role in ‘The Great Gatsby’

Orlando Ballet dog auditions The Orlando Ballet held “in-puppy” auditions on Friday morning to fill the role of Fido in upcoming performances of “The Great Gatsby.” (Sarah Wilson)ORLANDO, Fla. — It’s a ruff role, but some puppy’s got to do it. The Orlando Ballet held “in-puppy” auditions on Friday morning to fill the role of Fido in upcoming performances of “The Great Gatsby.”The six finalists competed on a concrete catwalk outside Harriett’s Orlando Ballet Centre, taking turns being held by ballet dancers. READ: Sit, stay, ballet: Orlando Ballet auditioning pups for role in ‘The Great Gatsby’Dash, 13, is looking to make his late-in-life ballet debut. Photos: Orlando Ballet auditions pint-sized pups for role in ‘The Great Gatsby’Expand Autoplay Image 1 of 11 Orlando Ballet dog auditions The Orlando Ballet held “in-puppy” auditions on Friday morning to fill the role of Fido in upcoming performances of “The Great Gatsby.” (Sarah Wilson)READ: End of Reedy Creek: Disney won’t pay more taxes, but you willJudges from the ballet said they’ll review photos and videos of the auditions and report back to the winning puppy’s parents in the coming days. READ: Orlando Ballet leads the way in diversity on stageClick here to download the free WFTV news and weather apps, click here to download the WFTV Now app for your smart TV and click here to stream Channel 9 Eyewitness News live.

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