Colorado Ballet

Academy Auditions

Academy student auditions for The Nutcracker


Audition fees are $25 each
Nutcracker participation cost $125

Students are welcome to participate in A Midsummer Night's Dream and The Nutcracker but are expected to attend ALL rehearsals.  All participants must be at least 8 years old and participate in our ballet program, which include levels 1-7.

To audition for this production, you must be a registered student for Colorado Ballet Academy's 2014-2015 session.


The Nutcracker

Auditions for Academy student roles in Colorado Ballet's 54th annual production of The Nutcracker will take place on Sunday, September 7 with rehearsals held Sunday afternoons.  The roles are for students heights 4’-5’5".  Performances run November 29-December 27.  Click here to download the registration form. 

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

1:00-2:00 PM: Angels & Sugarplum Attendants, Height requirement - 4'-4' 6"

2:00-4:00 PM: Party Scene & Polichinelles, Height requirement - 4'2"-5'2"

4:00-5:00 PM: 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 by 4:00 PM on Thursday, September 11. 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 November 22nd and 23rd for full day rehearsals and the 25th, 26th, and 28th for rehearsals at the theater. Students must be also available for all performance dates starting on November 29th for opening weekend.
  • Optional advanced registration is welcome. Audition registration forms may be found above.


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