A Nutcracker production to involve community children is in the works. Open auditions will be held for all children six to eighteen years old on Saturday, September 22nd.
All youth from Middlesex County and surrounding towns are welcome. Dance experience is not necessary for all positions. Looking for dancers, acrobats & kids who love to be on stage. Boys are encouraged to participate for the rolls of Prince, Drosselmeyer, Fritz, soldiers, party scenes to name a few. Rehearsals will be on Saturdays 12:00-3:00pm October 8 to December. There will be a $5 rehearsal fee per child per rehearsal and a $10 costume rental fee per costume per child. A portion of the proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to a local cause or charity TBA.
Auditions & Rehearsals will be held at THE STUDIO, 201 West High Street Unit B5, East Hampton. Auditions: Saturday, September 22nd 6-8 year old girls will be 12:00-12:30, 9-12 year old girls 12:30-1:00, 13-18 year old girls 1:00-1:30 *Ages 13-18 If you have solid Pointe training-bring Pointe shoes, all boys 1:30-2:00. Dancers should arrive 15 minutes prior to audition time to fill out an information sheet & stretch.
There will be one dress rehearsal then two performances on one day. DATES & LOCATION TBA.
Rehearsals will begin Saturday, October 6th 12:00-3:00pm. Children will bring a bagged lunch and water bottle as we will take a lunch break. Children will not be dancing the entire three hours. There will be times when they are sitting and observing others learning their parts. This is all part of the developmental process. . There will be approximately 8-9 Saturdays to prepare for the performance.