Nutcracker Auditions

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Saturday, August 26th, 2023 at 1:00PM

Please arrive between 12:00pm-12:45pm for check-in
*We will be accepting both Pre-Registration and Day-Of Registration*

Carolina Ballet auditions local children each year for various roles in our production of The Nutcracker. Be a part of Carolina Ballet’s iconic ballet, The Nutcracker, featuring a live symphony orchestra, grand magical illusions, and magnificent sets & costumes.

The Children’s Cast is an important part of The Nutcracker each year. All Children’s Cast members are expected to commit to attending all scheduled rehearsals and performances. We also expect our Children’s Cast members to act respectfully and professionally when they share the studio and stage with our professional dancers.

Nutcracker  Auditions

ALL Children, Boys and Girls, are Welcome to Audition
Heights between 4’ – 5’2”
*The auditions for the gymnast roles in The Nutcracker will occur simultaneously*

Nutcracker Performance Dates:
December 14th-24th, 2023: Raleigh Memorial Auditorium
*Must be available on ALL performance dates*

Nutcracker rehearsals begin September 9, and continue until performances begin
*All rehearsals/performances are always subject to change*

*Pre-Registration will be available until 11:59pm on Thursday August 24th, 2023*

Please click below to pre-register now.


For questions or more information, email Emily below.

Email Emily