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Urban Nutcracker Audition 2023

Free

Sunday, Sep 17

1:30pm - 5:00pm

Tony Williams Dance Studio

Yearly

Auditions are open to the ENTIRE CITY OF BOSTON and surrounding areas. The mission is diversity through dance, and the goal is to cast the show with the most talented, and widely diverse dancers our community has to offer! Sign up here.


Audition Information:


Dancers ages 8-12 – 1:30-3:00pm

Dancers ages 13-17 – 3:00-5:00pm

Dancers 18+ - refer here for details


Dancers should arrive at least 15 minutes before their audition time to check-in. The audition will consist of a short warm-up followed by choreography & technique. Dancers should bring appropriate footwear if auditioning for tap and hip hop roles.


*All dancers must have previous dance training.

*Great opportunities for students who are proficient en pointe.

*Not all dancers will be cast.


Audition Attire:


Leotard and flesh-tone tights, or slim t-shirt with black tights. Ballet slippers, with tap shoes & hip hop sneakers if needed, and pointe shoes for those with training en pointe. Hair should be slicked back, long hair secured in a bun, headband if needed for bangs.


(DommiesBlessed included affiliate links to this description to help you easily find dance attire).


Rehearsal information:


Youth rehearsals begin September 23, 2023. Dancers should expect to have rehearsals every Saturday and Sunday from the weekend after auditions until the show dates. Anthony Williams’ Urban Nutcracker is a professional production and requires a serious commitment on the part of all of our young dancers and their families to attend all rehearsals. Rehearsals run September-December – mostly on weekends – in Jamaica Plain, MA.


No one is charged a participation fee, but there may be a small monetary investment for your child’s tights and shoes. Your child may be cast in a scene that requires specific costuming such as black sneakers, or nude jazz shoes, or a nude leotard to wear under costumes, etc. All children will need correct tights and slippers.



Additional questions? Email urbannutcracker@cityballetofboston.org.

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