Children ages 5 and up, along with roles for adults, are being auditioned tomorrow and Saturday for the 50th Anniversary of the Danbury Nutcracker. The performances are in December. The Nutcracker Ballet is a long-standing tradition in Danbury, with a cast of over 200 dancers and live accompaniment by the Danbury Symphony Orchestra. Auditions are being held at Danbury High School. The time of the audition is based on age.
Friday, September 15
Ages 5 to 9 Audition: 5:00 p.m.- 6:15 p.m.
Ages 10 to 12 Audition: 6:15 p.m.- 7:30 p.m.
Ages 13 and older Audition: 7:30 p.m.- 9:30 p.m.
Adults: Registration: 9:00 p.m.
Adults Audition: Most classical roles are reserved for dancers 19 and younger. Classically trained adults seeking a ballet role may be considered for Snow Court 3 or Party. If ballroom trained, audition with the Director at 9:30 pm.
Saturday, September 16
Ages 5 to 9 Audition: 1:00 p.m.- 2:15 p.m.
Ages 10 to 12 Audition: 2:15 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.
Ages 13 and older Audition: 3:30 p.m.- 5:30 p.m.
Adults: Registration: 5:00 p.m.