Our annual full-length production of this traditional ballet is presented at the Arend Arts Center with guest artists from NWA Ballet Theatre and The BHS Chamber Orchestra.
2017 Nutcracker Auditions
Open Auditions for the 2017 production for ages 6 and up will be held Saturday, September 16th at the Conservatory.
Audition fee is $10 payable to NWACCB.
Performance fee of $100* for the first role cast will be assessed at the audition. For each additional role cast, a $25 performance fee will be collected once rehearsals begin.
*In the event that a dancer is not cast or declines role/s, performance fee will be returned/destroyed.
Questions regarding financial assistance may be directed to the Guild Chair, Thalia Madewell, at email@example.com.
Adult professionals and adult dancers cast in character roles will be exempt from the performance fee. Adult dancers interested in participating are not required to attend the youth auditions. Please contact Jennifer Davis at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
AUDITION SCHEDULE- Auditioning dancers MUST come to registration prior to their audition time.
9:15 am Registration Ages 6-8
10:00-11:00am Audition Ages 6-8 (No dance experience needed.)
11:15am Registration Ages 9-11
12:00-1:00pm Audition Ages 9-11 (Must have 1 year of dance/gym experience.)
1:15pm Registration Ages 12-14
2:00-3:00pm Audition Ages 12-14 (Must have 2 years of dance experience.)
3:15pm Registration Ages 15 and up
4:00-5:00pm Audition Ages 15 and up (Must have 3 years of dance experience.)
Ladies: Please wear dance attire, with hair pulled away from face, and bring ballet shoes. Ages 12 and older who are en pointe should wear pointe shoes for the audition.
Gentlemen: Please wear a t-shirt and gym shorts or pants with socks or ballet shoes.
Audition questions may be directed to Jennifer Davis by calling the Conservatory at 479-553-7400 or emailing email@example.com.