The Nutcracker

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Auditions for Richmond Ballet The Nutcracker in Richmond!

Audition dates: September 20 & 21, 2019

Audition location: Richmond Ballet Building – 407 E. Canal St., Richmond, VA

The Nutcracker at Dominion Energy Center for the Performing Arts to be presented in Richmond, VA December 13-23, 2019.

Auditions for dancing roles are open only to REGISTERED students of the SCHOOL OF RICHMOND BALLET and Minds In Motion Ambassadors.

Audition Information:

Students only need to attend one day of audition. Please note some children may be asked to stay for the next audition time.

Audition Date: Friday, September 20th

ALL BOYS (Minimum Age 9):
6:00-6:30pm: Registration/Measurements in Studio 3
6:30-7:00pm: Audition (excused by 7:15pm)

GIRLS OVER 5’1”(Ballet Levels: Lower III, Middle I, II, III, Upper Ballet (all levels), and Minds In Motion Ambassadors):
6:30-7:00pm: Registration/Measurements in Studio 3
7:00-8:30pm: Audition (excused by 8:45pm)
*Girls should bring pointe shoes to this audition – Middle III and Upper Students

Audition Date: Saturday, September 21st

GIRLS (Minimum Age 7, 4’6″ and Under, Ballet Levels: Primary and Lower, I, II, III):
1:00-1:30pm: Registration/Measurements in Studio 4
1:30-3:00pm: Audition (excused by 7:15pm)

GIRLS (Over 4’6″ to 4’9″, Ballet Levels: Lower I, II, III, Middle I, II, III, and Minds In Motion Ambassadors):
2:30-3:00pm: Registration/Measurements in Studio 4
3:00-4:30pm: Audition (excused by 4:45pm)

GIRLS (Over 4’9″ to 5’1″, Ballet Levels: Lower I, II, III, Middle I, II, III, Upper (all levels), and Minds In Motion Ambassadors):
4:00-4:30pm: Registration/Measurements in Studio 4
4:30-6:00pm: Audition (excused by 6:15pm)
*Girls should bring pointe shoes to this audition – Middle III and Upper Students

These auditions are for dancing roles in the student cast of “The Nutcracker”. Girls 7 years of age and boys 9 years of age with a minimum of two years of ballet training should audition. Students auditioning for roles in the 4’9” and up height range should be of an intermediate ballet level or higher. Students 4’10” and over who are of an advanced/advanced intermediate ballet level and have been en pointe for a minimum of 4 years should also bring pointe shoes to the audition.

Call-Back Auditions will be held on Sunday, September 28th.
All students needed at the call-back auditions will receive an email on Wednesday evening, September 25th.
Please note if you are not called back, it does not necessarily mean you will not be cast in the production.

THERE IS NO FEE TO AUDITION.
There is a performance fee for students who are cast in the professional production. Financial aid is available.