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2022 Nutcracker Auditions

Sunday, August 21st

The Nutcracker - Clara
The Nutcracker - Clara

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The Nutcracker - Snow Queen
The Nutcracker - Snow Queen

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The Nutcracker -  Spanish
The Nutcracker - Spanish

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The Nutcracker - Clara
The Nutcracker - Clara

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What should I wear to auditions?

Girls should wear a black leotard with tights. They can wear a ballet skirt if desired. Guys should wear form-fitting black bottoms and a form-fitting black or white top. Wear black or pink ballet shoes. No jewelry. Hair should be neatly pulled back into a bun if possible.


Am I guaranteed a part in the production?

Yes, everyone who auditions will be placed into an ensemble and/or solo role.


Am I guaranteed the part I audition for?

No, our production staff will take into consideration your dream part, but will place everyone where they think they will do best.


When are rehearsals?

Every Saturday from 5 PM - 7:30 PM starting August 27th. A schedule with who is needed at what time every week will be sent out at least two weeks in advance.


What if I cannot make it to auditions?

Contact our office and we would be happy to work with you.


How much will it cost?

There is a $100 production fee plus one hour will be added to your monthly tuition for September, October, November and December. These fees cover theatre costs, choreography and coaching, and rehearsal space. We will do our best to supply costumes for everyone, but there may be an additional $50 costume fee for some roles.


Do I have to be enrolled in classes at SDDW?



Do I need prior dance experience?

No! We would love everyone to join no matter their previous experience.


When in the show?

Rehearsals at the theatre for our Nutcracker will be on December 16th and 17th, and the shows will take place on the 17th and 18th of December.

3:30 PM - 4:15 PM

Mice, Solider & Party Guest Audition

Ages 6+

Flat Ballet or Jazz Shoes

Group Parts Only

5:15 PM - 6 PM

Clara, Drosselmeyer, Fritz/Fritza, Rat Queen & Dolls Audition

Ages 9+

Flat Ballet Shoes

Solo, Duet and Trio Parts

7:15 PM - 7:45 PM

Snow Queen, Sugar Plum Fairy & Dew Drop Fairy Pointe Audition

Ages 13+

Pointe Shoes

Solo Parts Only

4:30 PM - 5 PM

Snowflake & Flower Ensembles Audition

Ages 9+

Flat Ballet Shoes

Group Parts Only

6:15 PM - 7 PM

Spanish Chocolate, Arabian Coffee & Chinese Tea Audition

Ages 11+

Flat Ballet Shoes

Solo, Duet and Trio Parts

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