Colorado Ballet

Academy Auditions

Academy student auditions for The Nutcracker


Audition fees are $25 each
Nutcracker participation cost $125

The Nutcracker

Auditions for Academy student roles in Colorado Ballet's 55th annual production of The Nutcracker will take place in September with rehearsals held Sunday afternoons.  The roles are for students heights 4’-5’5".  Performances run November 28-December 27.

Schedule of Auditions-Please arrive at least 30 minutes prior to the audition time noted

Angels & Sugarplum Attendants, Height requirement - 4'-4' 6"

Party Scene & Polichinelles, Height requirement - 4'2"-5'2"

Battle Scene, Height requirement - 4'11"-5'5"  Must be in Level 5 or up to audition for Battle

For example, if your are 4'3", you would stay for both the 1 PM and 2 PM auditions, etc.

Please note:

  • Colorado Ballet will take measurements of each student as they register. Students must meet age and height requirements for the role/roles in which they are auditioning.
  • The Academy will post audition results at the Academy, as well as send results via email. The cast rotation will be provided at the parent meeting on a date TBD.
  • Students must accept all or none of the roles they are offered and must be available for ALL scheduled rehearsals as well as full day rehearsals and rehearsals at the theater - dates TBD. Students must be also available for all performance dates starting on November 28 for opening weekend.
  • Optional advanced registration is welcome.


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