• The Nutcracker Auditions

    Saturday, August 18, 2018


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    Open auditions for Redding City Ballet Company members to be cast in Redding City Ballet's 2018 production of The Nutcracker are being held:

    Saturday, August 18

    Location: The Redding Arts Project, 1726 Market St, Downtown Redding

    10am Children 6-9 years old

    11am Children 10-12 years old

    12pm Character/Adult dancers

    1pm Dancers 12+ year old and en pointe at least one year

    Children must be 6 by December 1, 2018.

    Please arrive 30 minutes before the audition time to allow for parking and check-in. Dance attire of black leotard, pink tights, pink shoes, hair in a bun for the girls: black tights or leggings and white shirt for the boys. We especially need boys! 

    Pre-registration is required.

    Important Dates:

    Show dates are December 7, 9:30am and 7:30pm and December 8, 2pm and 7:30pm in Redding, December 15, 3pm in Weaverville. 

    First Cast Meeting: Postponed due to Newsies. We will email the new date soon. Cast members under 18 should attend with a parent.

    The Fine Print:

    $50 performance fee for students of The Redding Arts Project, $75 performance fee for dancers from other studios. Fee is due at the first cast meeting.

    Dancers cast in the show must either be enrolled in a dance class at TheRAP or another local studio. If at a different studio, please submit a proof of training form at the first rehearsal. 

    Please do not audition if you are not able to commit to rehearsals. For kids it will be about 1-2hrs per week (youngest ~ 45 minutes). For Corps de Ballet it will be 2-4 hrs per week.

    Missed rehearsals can result in a reduced part or being dropped from the cast. Tech week rehearsals are mandatory.