(OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — August 19, 2011)  Perform in the Civic Center Music Hall and be a part of what The Oklahoman hailed “The best production of the ballet to grace the stage in many years!”.  Auditions are open to dancers ages 7 and up with prior experience and/or training.  Dancers must be 7 years old on the day of audition.

 Auditions will be held Saturday, August 27th at the Oklahoma City Ballet studios, 7421 N. Classen Blvd.  Please arrive at least 30 minutes prior to your scheduled audition time so that you may register.  Older dancers must be warmed up and ready to dance. There is a $20 non refundable audition fee payable by cash or check (made payable to OKC Ballet).  Audition fee will not exceed $40 per family with more than one auditioning dancer. 

 Times are as follows:

Ages 7-9               10:00 to 11:00 a.m.

Ages 10-13           11:15 to 12:15 p.m.

Ages 14 & up       12:30 pm to 1:30 p.m.

You will be notified via email on or before September 3rd, 2011 whether or not your auditioning dancer was selected with notification of role, rehearsal schedule and which cast you will be in, A or B.

If selected, all parents (or legal guardian) of children cast in the production will be required to attend a meeting at the OKC Ballet studios Tuesday, September 6th at 7:30 p.m.  At this meeting parents or guardians will sign a contractual agreement and a $75 per child participation/costume fee (payable by cash or check) will be due.  We will also outline some rules and expectations regarding your child’s participation in “The Nutcracker.”

Rehearsals will be held at the Oklahoma City Ballet studios, on Saturdays from 10 am to 3:30 pm, September 10 through December 3.  Evening rehearsals at the Theatre will be held December 6 – 8 & December 13 – 15, from 7pm to 10pm.  A more detailed rehearsal schedule will be supplied once selected.  Each child participating will receive one free ticket to a performance of your choosing.

 All performances will be held at the Civic Center Music Hall.

Performance Schedule:

December 9th            7 pm

December 10th          2 & 7 pm

December 11th          2 pm

December 16th          7 pm

December 17th          2 & 7 pm

December 18th          2 pm


405-843-9898 OKC Ballet (office) 405-843-9894 OKC Ballet (fax)