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1st Grade to Adults

Calling all dancers in 1st-12th grade and adults who enjoy movement to audition for the Arts Center’s The Nutcracker, A Kansas Ballet. This production is based on E.T.A. Hoffman’s original story and set in Lawrence, Kansas during the Civil War era. This newly envisioned ballet production tells the story of how Drosselmeyer and Clara liberate the wooden Nutcracker soldier from the clutches of the Mouse King. This family production is for audiences of all ages. Be a part of this winter seasonal favorite!

Auditions are Saturday, September 15.

Please arrive 30 minutes prior to audition time. Attending the audition is FREE and no prepared materials are required to audition. Dancers should arrive wearing appropriate dance attire and be ready to move.  In order to be considered for a role, applicants in grades 1-12 must be actively enrolled in a dance class at any dance school/studio. There are no requirements for adults to audition.

Audition times

Saturday, September 15

10:00 AM 5th Grades (equivalent to Ballet IV)

11:00 AM 1st-2nd Grades (equivalent to Intro to Ballet & Ballet I)

1:00 PM 3rd-4th Grades (equivalent to Ballet II-III)

2:00 PM 6th-12th Grades (equivalent to Ballet V-VII)

4:30 PM Adults

Sunday, September 16 2:30 PM Call Backs

weekly rehearsals to be scheduled by group October 6 – December 1

full cast rehearsals December 2 – 6 and December 13

Performances December 7 | 7 PM

December 8 | 7 PM

December 9 | 3 PM

December 14 | 7 PM

December 15 | 2 PM & 7 PM

December 16 | 3 PM  

Registration required

FA-DYNKB $145.00 participation fee, no fee for adults and Lawrence Ballet Theatre.


September 15 @ 10:00 am
September 16 @ 2:30 pm
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