The Detroit Opera House regularly holds auditions throughout the year for dancers of all ages for its productions, including The Nutcracker.  For information on auditions, contact Kim Smith dance@motopera.org, or visit the companies' direct links, below.


Nutcracker (children)

Detroit Opera House
Children’s Nutcracker Auditions 2014
BalletMet Columbus - Michigan Opera Theatre

When
Friday, October 3, 2014

Where
Detroit Opera House
Ford Center for Learning

Broadway Street entrance – Take elevator to 6th Floor – Chrysler Theatre

Madison Ave Stage Door entrance – Take elevator to 3rd Floor – Boll Hall

 

3:45 PM:

  • Girls & Boys currently taking ballet classes with at least 4 years previous ballet training
  • Ages 12 and up, Height 5'8" and under


5:45 PM:

  • Girls & Boys currently taking ballet classes with at least 2 years previous ballet training
  • Ages 8-12, Height 4'9"-5'6"


6:45 PM:

  • Girls & Boys currently taking ballet classes with at least 2 years previous ballet training
  • Ages 8-12, Height under 4'9"
 
Auditions run approximately two hours.


Call Backs
All dancers called back need to return at 8:15 p.m.

If needed, dancers should be prepared to stay for more than one audition
All dancers must be age eight (8) by October 3, 2014

First Rehearsals (MANDATORY) at the Detroit Opera House: 
Saturday, Oct. 4 Between 10:00am – 5:00pm
Sunday, Oct. 5   Between 10:00am – 5:00pm
More specific times for each role/each day will be handed out at the audition

All following rehearsals will take place on Saturdays and/or Sundays
at the Detroit Opera House

Performances
November 28, 29 & 30, 2014 at the Detroit Opera House (5 performances)

Fri 11/28/14 2:30PM
Fri 11/28/14 7:30PM
Sat 11/29/14 2:30PM
Sat 11/29/14 7:30PM
Sun 11/30/14 2:30PM

Audition Attire
Girls: Dark leotard, pink tights and ballet slippers
Hair pulled back in a bun.
Boys: White T-Shirt, dark tights, ballet slippers

Please Note
No parents admitted to the audition

Information/questions
Nutcracker Hotline: 313. 961-3500 press 6 then ext. 3290