Nutcracker in a Nutshell Auditions

Saturday August 26th

All dancers age 10 and up are welcome

First Group:  11:30-12:30; Registration no later than 11:15

All boys age 10 and up and girls age 10 to 14 who do not dance on pointe or have fewer than 3 years of pointe. (Some may be asked to stay for the later audition.)

The audition for the first group will include work on a few steps and combinations from Nutcracker.

Second Group:  12:45-2:30; Registration no later than 12:30

 Girls age 13 to adult with a minimum of three years on pointe. 

The audition for the second group will include a technique class from 12:45 – 2:00, followed by repertoire en pointe.

All dancers must register in the Bangor Ballet offices on the ground floor of 14 State Street no later than 15 minutes prior to the auditions. Please bring a headshot or other photo of the dancer with hair up in a bun for girls, (does not need to be a professional photograph), and a resume if available, (these are not required to audition but are helpful to us if easily available).

Rehearsals will take place primarily on Sundays starting Sunday, September 10 (there may be some occasional Saturday afternoon rehearsals).  Please have a list of any rehearsal date conflicts and if under 18, a parent or guardian must sign release forms. Children age 12 and under must have an adult present in the building during the audition (please feel free to wait in Bangor Ballet’s office). 

Roberto Forleo, Artistic Director of Bangor Ballet, will conduct the auditions.  Please feel free to contact us with any questions at bangorballet@gmail.com or (207)945-5911

The auditions will be on the 4th floor of Thomas School of Dance, 16 State Street, Bangor, ME.

The performance dates for

Nutcracker in a Nutshell 2017 are:

November 19 (Dover-Foxcroft)

December 9 and 10 (Gracie, Bangor)

With the possibility of a third performance location November 26 or December 3 and/or an in-school performance, TBD

Roberto Forleo, Artistic Director of Bangor Ballet, will conduct the auditions.  Please feel free to contact us with any questions at bangorballet@gmail.com or at (207)945-5911