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Nutcracker Auditions 2023

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Nutcracker Auditions

Audition for our beloved holiday tradition and be a part of Central Illinois Ballet's production of "The Nutcracker"

Open auditions to anyone in the community who would like to participate in the yearly family tradition of "The Nutcracker"! Children ages 3 to adult, dancers in ballet, jazz, tap and tumbling, actors & actresses!

To audition, attend one of the following:

*Participants are not required to be enrolled as a student with Cornerstone.

Performance Dates: 

Friday, December 1st at 7 pm

Saturday, December 2nd at 2 pm and 7 pm

Sunday, December 3rd at 2 pm

Tech week for this performance is November 25 - December 3.

Rehearsals will begin the week of August 21st. The first two weeks of rehearsal as well as Saturday, August 26; Saturday, October 21; November 18-20; and Tech Week are MANDATORY. If you have conflicts with any of the dates listed above, please do not commit to participate in this production. 

Adult dancers who wish to participate in Party Scene do not need to attend the auditions. Please indicate this option in the registration form. 

Questions? Email us at:

Saturday, August 19th

Ages 3-6 - 12:00-1:00

Ages 7-11 - 1:00-2:00

Ages 12+ - 2:00-4:00

Friday, August 18th

Ages 3-6 - 4:30-5:30​

Ages 7-11 - 5:30-6:30

Ages 12+ - 6:30-8:30

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