The Nutcracker 2018 Children’s Auditions

Sponsored by the Midland Symphony Orchestra

Audition Registration

Open to boys and girls ages 9-18 with at least two years of ballet training, no pointe experience is required.

Audition Registration, August 6-September 11, 2018

  • • Complete one audition form and fee per dancer
  • • Registration online – $15
  • • Registration at the door – $20
  • • For those selected to perform, there will be an additional $65 fee to cover shoes, tights, and costuming

Audition Schedule

Friday, September 14, 2018

4-5pm – registration (please arrive no later than 4:45pm)
5-8pm – auditions

Rehearsal Room B
Midland Center for the Arts
1801 West St. Andrews Rd.
Midland, MI 48640

REQUIRED REHEARSALS

Saturday, September 15 10am-6pm
Rehearsal rooms A & B

Sunday, September 16 12-6pm
Rehearsal rooms A & B

Weekly rehearsals September through November with Sandra Black, local instructor, TBD

This traditional holiday classic features:

  • • Broadway-quality production featuring set and production design by Chris Van Allsburg and Eugene Lee and choreography by Val Caniparoli
  • • Grand Rapids Ballet company dancers
  • • Tchaikovsky’s timeless score performed by Midland Symphony Orchestra
  • • Selected children dancers from the mid-Michigan area

Four performances at Midland Center for the Arts Auditorium

  • • Friday, December 7 @ 7:30 pm
  • • Saturday, December 8 @ 3 & 7:30 pm
  • • Sunday, December 9 @ 3 pm

Tech/dress rehearsals at Midland Center for the Arts Auditorium

  • • December 1, 2, and 3 @ time TBD

For more information, email Katie Trzaska-Miller

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