Annual Student Performance Opportunities

The Nutcracker Ballet

December 2022

Open to all ballet dancers in the Primary - Level 4 age groups, as well as Jazz and Musical Theatre dancers in the Level 1 - 4 age groups.

The Nutcracker is open to all ballet students in Primary – Level 4, as well as dancers from other schools at the intermediate and advanced levels. If your dancer attends another studio and would like to participate this year please send us an email at for more information! Level 1 – 4 dancers in areas outside ballet may also reach out to inquire about possible roles.


Rehearsals will be held for this ballet on Friday evenings as well as Saturday/Sunday afternoons. Weekly rehearsal schedules are emailed Monday morning for that week of rehearsals and dancers called. One all-encompassing participation fee of $95 per dancer is due by Otcober 7th, 2022 to cover all costuming and performance accessories, rehearsals, faculty, and administrative associated costs.


Open auditions will be held this year on Sunday, September 18th as follows, with finalized cast list going up by the end of September:

Nutcracker Auditions Sunday 9/18/22:

12:00 – 1:30 pm Level 3 (Intermediate ages 10-13)

1:30 – 3:00 pm Level 4 (Advanced ages 14 - 21)

Nutcracker 2022 Performance Casting:

Nutcracker Weekly Rehearsal Schedule:

June End-of-Year Recital

June 2023

ALL CNYAOD students ages 2 and up in all styles - check back for our production theme announced January 2023!

*New Spring 2023 performance opportunity: Choreography showcase, open to select Level 3 and 4 dancers. More info coming soon!


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