Nutcracker Auditions

The Ballet Arts Worcester production of The Nutcracker plays November 24-26 and is staged at The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts with live orchestra music!

Auditions will be held Saturday, September 9. Reservations are required.

Audition location

The Hanover Theatre, 2 Southbridge Street, Worcester, MA 

Audition times (reservation required)

9:00 – 11:00 am—Ages 13+
(bring pointe shoes if you have two years or more training)
11:30 – 1:00 pm — Ages 10 to 12
1:15 –2:45 pm — Ages 7 to 9

Callback times

Call backs are the same day as the Audition! Please plan accordingly. If you do not return for your call back, your audition will be terminated.
3:15 to 4:30 pm—Ages 7 to 9
4:45 to 5:45 pm—Ages 10 to 12
6:00–7:30 pm —Ages 13+

To reserve an audition, or to learn more, contact:

Jennifer Agbay, director 

Audition requirements

You must bring a copy of your child’s birth certificate. To be eligible for the audition, the dancer’s birth date must be before September 9, 2010. If the child was born after this date, she/he may not audition.

Please arrive 20 minutes before your audition time.

A $45.00 CASH ONLY registration fee is due at the time of your audition. Students of the The Hanover Theatre Conservatory for the Performing Arts audition free!

A headshot (5 x 7) is required. This can be as simple as a school picture. Please note, headshots will NOT be returned.

Classical ballet attire is required. This includes any color leotard, pink tights and ballet slippers (no skirts or dance shorts permitted). Boys: White T-shirts, black tights, leggings or shorts, white socks, black ballet slippers.  

Hair must be fastened in a bun for female dancers.

If your child is currently taking pointe class and has had a minimum of two years training, please bring pointe shoes.

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