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Charlottesville Ballet’s Open Audition for “The Nutcracker”
September 13, 2019 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Charlottesville Ballet will hold an open community audition for its professional production of The Nutcracker. Dancers ages 5 & up are welcome to audition, and dance experience is preferred, but not required.
Charlottesville Ballet Studio Theatre1885 Seminole Trail, Suite 203Charlottesville, VA 22901
Date: Friday, September 13, 2019
Central Virginia Ballet2225 Lakeside DriveLynchburg, VA 24502
Date: Saturday, September 7, 2019
*CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE LYNCHBURG AUDITION
Please note that only a limited number of roles are available and attendance at all rehearsals, put-togethers, and dress rehearsals is mandatory. Children may be assigned to one of two casts (Cast A/Cast B) and will perform according to that group’s particular theater schedule in coordination with the professional company’s casting; because of this some children may perform in 1-2 more shows than others.
If selected there will be a performance fee of $195 to participate. This will be charged immediately upon acceptance of the role.
Please note the following roles that Charlottesville Ballet is auditioning for:
*Please note that the Angels will only perform at PVCC in Charlottesville.
**Please note that there will be an additional Lynchburg-specific cast for Sheep and Chinese.
Rehearsal and Performance Schedule:
Nutcracker Staging Day – Charlottesville Only (Accepted students MUST be available):
Saturday, September 21 (12:00-7:00pm with staggered call times based on casting)
Saturday, September 28 (Times: To Be Determined) – Party Scene & Gingerbread Rehearsals with Professional Company
Weekly Rehearsals on the following Fridays – Charlottesville Only:
Times TBA between 4pm and 8pm
9/27, 10/4, 10/11, 10/18, 10/25, 11/1, 11/8, 11/15, 12/6 *No rehearsal Thanksgiving Week (11/29)
Put-Together Rehearsals with the Professional Company at Charlottesville Ballet Studios:
CAST A – Saturday, November 23 from 1:45-7:00pm
CAST B – Sunday, November 24 from 12:45-6:00pm
Tech & Dress Rehearsal in the Theater:
Lynchburg Cast – The Academy Center of the Arts | Tuesday, December 10 & Wednesday, December 11 – CBA 4:45-9pm CVB 3:45-9pm
CAST A & B – Piedmont Virginia Community College | December 17, 4-9pm
Performances in the Theater – call times 1 hour before:
LYNCHBURG at the Academy Center of the Arts:
December 14 at 2:00pm & 7:00pm
December 15 at 4:00pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE at PVCC’s V. Earl Dickinson Building:
Cast B – Thursday, December 19 at 11:00am and 3:00pm
Cast A – Friday, December 20 at 2:30pm and 7:00pm
Cast B – Saturday, December 21 at 1:00pm and 4:30pm
Cast A – Sunday, December 22 at 2:00pm and 5:30pm
Please check your child’s individual school schedule to ensure that they do not have any conflict with performance and rehearsal dates.