Clara and The Nutcracker | Fort Collins

clara and the nutcracker Clara and The Nutcracker | Fort Collins

Clara and The Nutcracker 2013

The Nutcracker 2013 Cast List

You have until Friday, September 27th to accept or decline your casting. A cast list will be posted in the lobby of the studio that a parent must initial to accept a part.

Who can audition?:  All boys and girls ages 5+.  Girls must be enrolled in classes here at CDA.  Rehearsals will be held in their ballet classes, or on Saturday Afternoon.

Nutcracker Fee:  $75 per student.  The fee covers all out of class rehearsals and all costume rentals and will be due Friday, September 27th.  Nutcracker costumes are rented from CDA for the performance, so dancers may not take costumes home at any time.  This year, the fee will also include a long sleeve Nutcracker shirt. Order forms for size will be available at the first rehearsal

Show dates:  December 20-21.  7 PM Friday, and 2 and 7 PM on Saturday

Extra Mandatory Rehearsal dates:  

Saturday, December 14th: In Studio Dress rehearsal 1-5 PM (Dancers will be given a specific time for their dress rehearsal.  Please refer to your rehearsal schedule.

Thursday, December 19th: Dress rehearsal 4-9 PM

****Rehearsals will start Monday, September 30th in class and will be every Saturday from October 5th on

The Nutcracker Audition Information

Please come to the audition prepared.  When auditioning, we recommend you:

  • Arrive 10-15 minutes early to warm up and stretch

  • Wear dance attire (for girls: leotards and tights, hair in a bun, a little make-up. For boys: shorts, t-shirt, black dance shoes, or socks)

  • Smile and have fun!

Each student who auditions will be cast.  The cast list will be posted Online and at the studio by Monday, September 23rd.  You must initial your name to accept your role by Friday, September 27th (same day the fee is due).  Rehearsal schedules will be handed out at auditions, and will be posted on the website.

Absence Policy:

Students who miss more than two times will automatically be taken out of the performance and the Performance Fee will not be refunded.

Students are required to be to all stage Dress Rehearsals and are obligated to all three performances.

Please bring this form with you to the audition.


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