Student auditions for The Nutcracker will take place on Saturday, August 28, 2021 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Auditions will be held at the Ballet Spartanburg studios located in The Chapman Cultural Center. 200 East St. John Street, Spartanburg, SC 29306.
Students must be 8 years or older to audition.
Please arrive 30 minutes before the scheduled audition time to fill out paperwork and to be measured. All dancers must bring a photo of themselves in "1st position."
Audition Attire: Girls - leotard, tights, ballet slippers, hair in a bun (no skirts). If 14 or above please bring pointe shoes. Boys - black tights or shorts, white t-shirt, white or black dance slippers.
Student selected to perform in The Nutcracker must be available the following dates:
Most Nutcracker rehearsals will begin October 29th until the final performance on December 12th, and take place on Monday, Friday or Saturday, depending on the role. Students are not allowed to miss the first rehearsal. If a student misses the first rehearsal, the student will be replaced.
*Students will also be considered for student roles in The Wizard of Oz during the above audition times. Students selected to perform in The Wizard of Oz will be notified separately. All casting is under the discretion of Ballet Spartanburg's Artistic Director and artistic staff.