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Nutcracker Auditions 2019

August 13, 2019

Nutcracker auditions 2019 are coming soon!! Mark your calendars!


Auditions are open to FVAD students currently enrolled in the ballet classes listed in the audition times schedule below, and attending the recommended ballet classes for their level.

If you are unsure of whether or not your child may audition, please contact the office for assistance.

  • Students should dress for their ballet class level. They will have a short class with Mr. Carney who will then determine casting over the following two weeks.
  • There is no fee for the audition class.
  • Once casting is assigned, students should first check the rehearsal schedule for their role(s) on the website Calendar to ensure that they can commit to the schedule before accepting their role(s).
  • Performance fees are payable by October 1st.   View Rates & Fees for details.
  • Please inform the office before October 1st if a student is unable to accept a role assigned to them.  This allows time for casts to be adjusted, and Performance Fees to be removed from your account.

Nutcracker 2019 Audition Times - Saturday, Sep 14

Ballet LevelArrive Time*Pick-up TimePotential Roles
Ballet Pre-Primary2:00 pm2:15 pmLittle Mice
Ballet Primary2:15 pm2:30 pmLead Mice / Little Red Candy Canes
Ballet 12:30 pm2:45 pmRed Candy Canes
Ballet 22:45 pm3:15 pmWhite Candy Canes / Young Party Girls
Ballet 3-43:15 pm3:45 pmSmarties / Ocean / Chinese / Soldiers / Party Girls
Ballet 5-6
3:45 pm4:15 pmOcean / Chinese / Soldiers / Rats / Teen Party Girls / Arabian / Spanish / Russian
Ballet 74:15 pm 4:45 pmOcean / Teen Party Girls / Arabian / Spanish / Snow
Ballet 8-10No audition requiredPlease write your name on the Nutcracker Vocational Cast sheet in the lobby
Adults for Party Scene +
SR Musicals Students
No audition requiredPlease write your name on the Nutcracker Party Adults Cast sheet in the lobby
*Please arrive on time to allow time to register for the audition and to prepare for your audition class.
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