Nutcracker Auditions

GJSO’s The Nutcracker AUDITIONS

 What:          Auditioning for all roles (dancers and actors) for the Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra’s production of The Nutcracker

When:         Saturday, August 26th (see below for specific times)

Where:        CMU Dance Studio in the Moss Performing Arts Center

Who: Time: About the Audition:
Children 5-13yrs 9-10am  Registration
Children 5-7yrs 10-11am Should have at least one year of beginning ballet training. Dancers will learn a dance combination and then perform it for the audition.  No warm-up or barre exercises will be given.
Children 8-13yrs 11-1pm Intermediate level.  No pointe work.  Should have at least 2 years of ballet training. Dancers will learn a dance combination and then perform it for the audition.  No warm-up or barre exercises will be given.
LUNCH BREAK
Adults (actors for Act I Party Scene) 2-3pm Should have basic movement skills and acting ability.  Formal dance training not required.  Dancers will learn a brief dance combination and then perform it for the audition.  No warm-up or barre exercises will be given.
Teens 13-20 yrs(not on pointe) 3-4pm Intermediate/Advanced level.  No pointe work.  Should have several years of ballet training.  Dancers will learn a dance combination and then perform it for the audition.  No warm-up or barre exercises will be given.
Teens & Young Adults (Ages 13+) 4-6pm Advanced level.  Ladies must be on pointe.  Audition will consist of a regularly formatted ballet class and various combinations from the choreography.

 

Additional Audition Information:

  • Please arrive for registration at least ½ hour before your scheduled audition time.
  • Please note that auditions for adults and children will not include a warm-up or barre

Production Information:

  • Rehearsals are held on Saturdays from September 9 – December 2, 2017
  • Production week rehearsals will be Sunday, December 3 – Friday, December 8, 2017
  • Performance dates are Saturday, December 9 & Sunday, December 10, 2017

If you are cast:

  • You will be notified via e-mail by September 1st
  • Specific rehearsal schedules will be given out by September 9th
  • You must be available for all production week rehearsals and performances. No exceptions!

 

Audition Schedule Info 2017 PDF

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