Save the Dates for BNW’s Nutcracker 2023 & 2023-24 Company Auditions
Saturday September 23:
- 1:30pm Company auditions ages 12 and up (Nutcracker call backs Sun. Sept. 24)
- 3:00pm Nutcracker Community Cast auditions ages 8-10 (non-company )
- 5:00pm Nutcracker Community Cast auditions ages 11-15 (non-company )
- 6:30pm Nutcracker Community Cast auditions ages 16-adult (non-company)
Sunday, September 24: 4:00pm Nutcracker audition call-backs for dancers accepted into the Company
Dancers must be age 8 before Sept. 1 to audition for The Nutcracker.
To audition for the Ballet Northwest Company, dancers must be age 12 by Sept. 1 and enrolled in at least two intermediate ballet classes a week at any studio.
Company members perform in The Nutcracker as well as Coppelia in May, 2024. No previous dance experience is required for Community Cast members. Dancers from all studios are invited to audition.
All dancers must pre-register online at BALLETNORTHWEST.ORG/AUDITION. Pre-registration required by Wednesday, September 20.
- Nutcracker Community Cast Participation Fee: $195
- BNW Company Participation Fee: $495 (includes Nutcracker, Coppelia, company classes and master classes)
- Family discounts, payment plans, and financial aid are available.
Other Dates to Remember
- Sunday, Sept. 24 – 3:30pm Mandatory Company Cast Parent Meeting
- Friday, Sept. 29 Nutcracker casting posted at balletnorthwest.org
- Saturday, Sept. 30 Nutcracker rehearsals begin
- Sunday, October 1 Mandatory Community Cast Parent Meeting (Time TBA)
- December 8-17, 2023 Performances of The Nutcracker at the Washington Center for the Performing Arts
- May 10-12, 2024 Performances of Coppelia at the Washington Center for the Performing Arts