Community Cast Auditions

General Info

The 2021 community cast auditions for George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker® will be on September 18th and 19th. Both dates will be required. 

*Dancers must be between the ages of 8 and 16 and no taller than 5′ 6″

*Dance attire is required (leotard, tights, and ballet shoes)

*There is a $30 registration fee (if cast, there will also be a $285 production fee)

Important Dates:

Fri, Sept. 17 – 5pm – Audition Pre-registration deadline (online form)

Sat, Sept. 18 Audition:

9:00 am – Building Open

9:30 am – Junior Registration (height under 5 feet)

10:00 am – 1:30 pm – Auditions

11:00 am – 12:00 pm – Parent Meeting

11:30 pm – Senior Registration (height 5 feet and above)

2:00 pm-6:00 pm – Battle rehearsal with Darla Hoover

Sun, Sept. 19:

2:00 pm-6:00 pm – Battle rehearsal w/ Darla Hoover

Tues, Sept. 21: Regular Rehearsals Begin

Wed-Sat, Dec. 1-4: Anniston Performances

Thurs-Thurs, Dec 16-23: BJCC Performances

Once auditioners arrive, they will be measured for height. Auditioners are required to wear a face-covering while in the Alabama Ballet Center for Dance. The lobby will be closed. No parents inside the building until the parent meeting.

We encourage everyone to fill out the online form below and pre-pay the registration fee.

If you would like to fill out the audition form in advance and bring it with you, please print using the button below and bring the completed form with you to registration. You may pay with cash, check (made out to Alabama Ballet), or through Venmo (@Alabama-Ballet).

Registration forms will also be available on the day of auditions.

For questions or more information, please contact

*Please note that all auditioners will be expected to uphold the health and safety guidelines put in place by the Alabama Ballet School

Pre-registration is now closed


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