Nutcracker Auditions

Friday, August 23 & Saturday, August 24, 2024

Nutcracker Auditions for late registrants only
Saturday, August 31st @ 1:00- 1:45 Stuart location

Who Can Audition

Dance Academy of Stuart students at least 6 years old and enrolled in Ballet I or higher are eligible to audition for our Nutcracker performance.

About the Performances

Nutcracker Performance dates are November 29 - December 1. Please note this weekend immediately following Thanksgiving. Dancers will be informed of which show(s) they are dancing in when the cast list is released.

Rehearsal Commitment

  • REHEARSALS ARE REQUIRED!
  • Nutcracker rehearsals are every Saturday between 12pm and 6pm starting after labor day.
  • Weekly rehearsal schedules are posted on website the Sunday before and vary week by week.
  • Your dancer may not be scheduled for rehearsal every Saturday.
  • We will allow for up to 2 excused missed rehearsals (i.e. family event, illness, school). To be excused, you must contact the studio before the missed rehearsal.
  • If a dancer misses more than 2 rehearsals, they may risk losing their part.
  • Please do not audition if you are unable to commit to rehearsals.

Cost

There is a $75 Nutcracker fee for 1 dance and $140 for multiple dances. This covers rehearsals and costuming.

Dancers are responsible for tights, shoes, nude leo, and other items that may be required for their part. (For example, Party Girls will be required to purchase a hairpiece.)

Audition Schedule
Friday, August 23 & Saturday, August 24, 2024

(Below is our schedule from 2023/2024 Schedule will be updated later in the summer)

Ballet I students: (Must be at least 6 years old)
FRIDAY @ 5:15 - 6:15 pm
All Ballet I students are eligible for roles of Mice, Angels, Gingerbread, Bells, Poinsettias.

Ballet I/II students
FRIDAY @ 6:15 - 7:00 pm

All Ballet I/ II students are eligible for roles of Mice, Angels, Gingerbread, Cotton Candy, Bells, Poinsettias, Lollipops and Mini Chinese.

Clara, Fritz and Best Friend (Company Only)
SATURDAY @ 12:00 - 1:15 pm

Clara & Best Friend: Company dancers who have completed a minimum of 1 year on pointe are eligible
Fritz: All Jr Company members

Ballet II, II/III and III students
SATURDAY @ 1:30- 2:30 pm

All Ballet II students are eligible for Party Boys, Demi-soloist Spanish, Lead Gingerbread, Lead Angel, Poinsettias, Candy Canes, Ribbon Candy, Licorice and Cupcakes.

All Ballet IV and V
SATURDAY @ 2:45 - 4:00 pm

Eligible, if on Pointe, for Snowflake corps, Waltz corps, Russian, Arabian, Lead Chinese, Ribbon Candy, Candy Cane, Soldier and Parent.

All Ballet V and VI
SATURDAY @ 4:15- 5:45 pm

Eligible for Snowflake corps, Waltz corps, Russian, Arabian, Ribbon Candy, Parent and Maid.  Ballet VI Leads as follows:  Parent, Maid, Clara’s Mother, Spanish, Arabian, Russian, Lead Marzipan, Lead Snow, Lead Waltz, Shepherdess, Snow Queen, Pirouette Pastilles, Dew Drop Fairy and Sugar Plum Fairy.

Good Luck to all of our dancers auditioning! We are excited for another great Nutcracker year! Please contact us if you have any questions.

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