Audition Instructions for our 5th Annual Nutcracker Production


Have you ever wanted to be a part of a ballet production? Now’s your chance! Auditions for the 5th Annual Ballet Production of The Nutcracker are now OPEN through May 7th! Students aged 3 and up can submit an audition video online. In addition to video submission, in-person pointe and pointe partnering auditions will be held on May 8th @ 10:00am! Follow the instructions below to audition:

🎀AUDITION PACKET – Download and read the Nutcracker packet to review the time and financial commitment.

Nutcracker Audition Handbook

📺VIDEO AUDITION COMBOS BY BALLET LEVEL VIA YOUTUBE

🔗 https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLdnQiLaSaPihtm9Ur4sLfX3vwUs_w72j6

Watch Ms. Emily and Ms. Abby in the audition combo video to learn your ballet level combo. Practice everyday and when you feel ready to audition follow the video recording instructions below to submit your audition video. The audition combo video is posted on social media: YouTube, Facebook and Instagram. Please share the posts with your friends and encourage them to audition. 

📹VIDEO RECORDING INSTRUCTIONS

1. Download the audition music for your ballet level from the description that accompanies your youtube link.

2. Put your hair in a bun and wear pink tights, black leotard and ballet shoes (combo dancers may wear their appropriate skirted leotard).

3. Record your audition with music. Say your name and ballet level before you begin dancing.  You can break up the combo in sections to help with space restrictions.  The studio is also available for filming.  Please email the office if you wish to utilize the studio to record. 

4. Upload your video to the audition form, along with your headshot and arabesque photo.

5. Submit your audition form online by the end of the day, Friday May 7th.

🖊AUDTION FORM

🔗 https://form.jotform.com/210737926870059

When you have completed the video recording instructions fill out the audition form online. The Director will release cast results in June. Be on the lookout to receive a cast letter in your mailbox.

BAND APP

🔗 https://band.us/n/aca151JeY0i9W

Join our Nutcracker group on the Band App (also available on desktop). More information will be posted in this private group page throughout the year. 

👨‍👩‍👧Parents/Students:

We appreciate your patience while we work around the ever changing COVID regulations. Please remain flexible as dates may change accordingly. 

We look forward to receiving your video audition soon! Have fun learning the combos and do your best! 💛

🍀Good luck dancers!

Dancers – Please send in a photo of you holding up a piece of paper with a number between 1-5 saying, ” ‘#of days’ until Nutcracker Auditions at RDA!” for a chance to be featured on our Facebook and Instagram stories. You can submit pictures to our email or via Direct Message on BAND.