Butler Ballet will hold auditions for Clara, Fritz, party children, Polichinelles, and other children’s roles in The Nutcracker beginning at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7 in Studio 310 of Lilly Hall on the Butler University campus.
Boy and girl auditioners, ages 6-14 years, must have ballet training and be no taller than 5 feet. Girls auditioning for the role of Clara should have some pointe training. Also needed is one young performer, no taller than 4 feet, with advanced tumbling skills (an aerial or back handspring minimum) to tumble on hard floor.
Dancers are selected by size, age, and technical ability. No preparation of audition material is necessary.
Butler Ballet’s The Nutcracker will be performed Thursday, Dec. 5, through Sunday, Dec. 8.
For questions, call the Butler Ballet info line at (317) 940-6465.