Nutcracker Auditions

It's that special time of year again! Participating in The Nutcracker is a special experience we recommend every dancer should have! Join Lafayette Ballet Theatre's Nutcracker Auditions September 8 and 9!

Download the audition form and important information flyer below.

Audition Form

Important Information Flyer

Lafayette Ballet Theatre with principal dancers from the Pacific Northwest Ballet, and the entire dance community presents the full length holiday classic, THE NUTCRACKER.

AUDITIONS are open to students 8 years and over with at least one full year of ballet training and currently studying ballet in an established dance program.

ROLES include:
Act I -Party Scene: male and female children /adults, Battle Scene: soldiers and rats.
Act II- angels, candy canes, peppermints, polichinelles, all Land of the Sweets variations.
Advanced level – professional (15 yrs and over): Spanish variation (character shoes) and select Land of the Sweets variations. Roles in Snow scene and Waltz of the Flowers are open to qualified advanced level dancers (pointe shoes required).

September 8, 2018:
(15+ on pointe)
(Please arrive 30 min. early to register.)
TIME: 11:00am - 1:30pm
AGES: 15 yrs. to professional. (Advanced pointe work, 11:00 - 1:30pm)
1:30 - 2:00, Ages 15 yrs. to professional. (Advanced variations not on pointe. Please feel free to arrive early for this last audition to properly warm up.)
PLACE: Lafayette Ballet Theatre, 201 Petroleum Drive, Lafayette, LA 70508

September 9, 2018: 
(Ages 8+)
(Please arrive half hour early to register.)
TIME: 1:00 - 3:00, Ages 8 - 10 years (beginner - intermediate level)
3:00 - 5:00, Ages 11 - 14 years (intermediate - advanced level)
5:00 - 5:30, Tumblers (intermediate - advanced level) (NO audition fee)
PLACE: Lafayette Ballet Theatre, 201 Petroleum Drive, Lafayette, LA 70508

COST: $35 Audition Fee (due at registration)
Please make checks payable to Lafayette Ballet Theatre (LBT) or have exact change.

Fee required of dancers age 8 - 18 only. No audition fee is assessed if only attending the 5:00 tumbler audition.

DRESS: Ballet Attire

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