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Nutcracker Auditions

Saturday, September 15, 2018
at Birmingham Ballet Performing Arts Centre
2198 Columbiana Road - Vestavia, 35216

Open community cast auditions are for all dancers (male & female) in Birmingham and surrounding areas. Roles are available for beginner thru advanced dancers. Arrive 15 minutes prior to your audition time to register. The audition will consist of classwork as well as choreography from the production. Students that currently dance en pointe should bring their pointe shoes. Audition Fee: $25

Birmingham Ballet’s The Nutcracker (and The Mutt-cracker) will appear November 30 - December 2, 2018 at historic Alabama Theatre. Community Cast rehearsals are primarily on Saturdays at Birmingham Ballet Academy.

Audition Times:
5 Years Old - Boys & Girls : 9:30 - 10:15
(must be enrolled in 5K)
6 -9 Years Old- Boys & Girls: 2:00 - 3:30
10 - 12 Years Old- Boys & Girls: 10:30 - 12:00
13 Years Old thru Adult Dancers - Male & Female: 12:15 - 1:45

The Mutt-cracker Dog Auditions

Open Community Auditions - for Dogs!
Sunday, September 16, 2018 at 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
at Birmingham Ballet Performing Arts Centre
2198 Columbiana Road - Vestavia, 35216

The Mutt-cracker, benefiting the Greater Birmingham Humane Society, will appear at the historic Alabama Theatre on November 30 at 7:30. Rehearsals for The Mutt-cracker are primarily once a week in the evening or on Saturdays. Auditions are open to dogs from Birmingham and surrounding areas. Rolls are available for dogs with and without special skills or behaviors. Rescue dogs are encouraged to attend. Dogs must be vaccinated, well mannered, socialized, and non-aggressive. Early arrival (1:50 p.m.) is recommended. Dogs should be on leash. Dogs will complete the audition with their owners and/or trainers. If your dog has special skills, you will be asked to show them. Dogs without special skills will be evaluated for their ability to participate in a performance.