Minnesota Ballet’s Production of "The Nutcracker" Auditions

9:30 a.m. • Sept. 22
Pershing Building Small Gym

Both boys and girls ages 8-19 are encouraged to audition for the 56 roles to be cast by Minnesota Ballet’s Artistic Director Robert Gardner.

Girls need to bring ballet shoes (and pointe shoes, if applicable) and wear tights and leotards. Please secure long hair in a bun.

Boys should wear ballet shoes, a tight-fitting T-shirt and athletic pants.

Staging for the performance will occur the same day from 1-6 p.m. in Baldwin Auditorium. Dancers will be given a specified time to rehearse their assigned role(s). Some dancers will rehearse between 1-3 p.m. Sept. 23 in Baldwin.

There will be approximately three rehearsals each month before the actual performance. Most dancers will practice on Saturdays
sometime between 1-4 p.m. in the Pershing Building Dance Studio. Some Sunday afternoons may be utilized also.

"The Nutcracker" will be performed with the Minnesota Ballet Company at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 4 in Baldwin Auditorium. There will be a full dress rehearsal with the company on Dec. 3 during a time to be announced.

Contact Melody Jennings at 785.7259 or jennings@truman.edu for more information.

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