Children’s Nutcracker Auditions 2017

Cincinnati Ballet – Michigan Opera Theatre

 When

Friday, September 29, 2017

Where

Detroit Opera House
Broadway Street – Ford Center for Learning Entrance

Schedule 

  • 4:00-5:30   Audition heights 4’0” – 4’6”
  • 5:45 – 7:15  Audition heights 4’7” – 5’2”
  • 7:30 – 8:00    Gymnast Audition: Heights 4’4” – 4’9” (gymnasts must be able to do back walkovers and round off back handsprings)
  • 8:00 – 9:00    Audition sizes 5’3” – 5’10”

Audition Attire

Girls:    Dark leotard, pink tights and ballet slippers
Hair pulled back in a bun.

Boys:   White T-Shirt, dark tights, ballet slippers

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 auditioning dancers must be age eight (8) by September 29, 2017.

First Rehearsals (MANDATORY) at the Detroit Opera House:

Saturday, Sept. 30 Between 10:00am – 8:00pm
Sunday, Oct. 1  Between 10:00am – 8:00pm
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 25-26, 2017 at the Detroit Opera House (three performances)

Sat , Nov. 25, 2017 2:30PM
Sat , Nov. 25, 2017 7:30PM
Sun, Nov. 26, 2017 2:30PM

Please Note

No parents admitted to the audition
Information/questions:
Nutcracker Hotline (313) 961-3500 press 6 then ext. 3290

The Nutcracker Audition Form

All answers are required.

Child's name*

Sex
 Male Female

Age*

Birth date*

Height*

Waist*

Chest*

Out seam* (waist to floor)

Years of ballet training*

Ballet school*

Guardian's name*

Email*

Phone number*

Street Address*

City*

State or Province*

Country*

Zip*