Description

Ballet BC and the Royal Winnipeg Ballet are looking for dancers between the ages of 7 and 15 years (as of December 31, 2024) to audition for our 2024 production of Nutcracker.

Production Info

All rehearsals are conducted by a member of the Royal Winnipeg Ballet Artistic Staff.

Rehearsals:
First rehearsal and orientation date is currently TBC, around early-October

The final times for the rehearsals/orientation will be communicated in advance.

Dancers invited to participate in the production will receive a detailed rehearsal schedule.

Starting the weeks of November 18 and December 9, dancers may be required for weekday afternoon and evening rehearsals with the Company.

Dancers may be needed during school hours for Company rehearsals.

Performances:
Performances will take place on the 23rd & 24th of November and the 13th, 14th & 15th of December 2024

Requirements

Auditioning dancers must be between 3'8" and 5'6" in height. We regret that we are unable to allow for any exceptions to the age or height requirements.

Styles

Classical

Roles

  • Mounties (3’8″ – 4’10”) - required to act and perform basic dancing/blocking actions
  • Mice (3’8″ – 4’10”) - required to perform basic dancing /blocking actions and wear large head piece
  • Party Children (3'8" - 4'10") - required to act and perform intermediate dancing steps
  • Polar Bears (3'8" - 4'10") - required to perform basic dancing/blocking actions and wear head pieces
  • Angels (3'8" - 4'10") - required to act and perform intermediate dancing steps
  • Reindeer (5'0" - 5'6") - required to pull the sleigh and perform advanced dancing steps