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2014 Performances

School Performances: 
Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. 
Friday, Dec. 12, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. 
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Community Service Night: 
Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014 at 7 p.m.
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Public Performances: 
Friday, Dec. 12, 2014 at 8 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014: 2 p.m. (matinee) 
and 8 p.m. (gala)

Tickets: 
Tickets will be available for purchase 
at the Florida Theatre box office beginning in October 1, 2014.
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Audition Schedule

Male Dancers: Friday, Sept. 5, 2014

Beginners through professional. Must be 9 years old.
Fee: $20.

Where: Ballet Arts Centre, 1621 Camden Ave. (map)
Registration: 5 p.m.
Audition: 5:30 p.m.
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Adult Dancers: Friday, Sept. 5, 2014

Some stage experience preferred. Males and females.
Fee: $20.

Where: Ballet Arts Centre, 1621 Camden Ave. (map)
Registration: 6 p.m.
Audition: 6:30 p.m.
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Female Dancers Ages 9+: Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014

9 years old and up. Proof of age required if first time participant.
3 years (continuous) ballet training required. Must be 9 years old by Sept. 1, 2014.
Fee: $20.

Where: FSCJ Wilson Center, 11901 Beach Blvd. (map)
Registration: 8 a.m.
Audition & casting: 9 a.m.
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Intermediate Dancers: Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014

11 years old and up.
3-5 years (continuous) ballet training required.
Fee: $20.

Where: FSCJ Wilson Center, 11901 Beach Blvd. (map)
Registration: 10:00 a.m.
Audition & casting: 11 a.m.
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Advanced Dancers: Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014

14 years old and up or based on height/by invitation at the artistic directors’ discretion
Strong pointe work required.
Fee: $20.

Where: FSCJ Wilson Center, 11901 Beach Blvd. (map)
Registration: 12 p.m.
Audition & casting: 1 p.m.
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Requirements

  • All dancers must be 9 years old by Sept. 1, 2014. Proof of age (birth certificate) is required for first-time auditioners.
  • Audition attire for female dancers: solid color leotard, pink tights, ballet shoes and hair confined (please no hair bows, flowers or other hair accessories).
  • Boys under 12: black, athletic shorts, a white T-shirt and ballet shoes.
    Tip: Bring a cover-up, it can get chilly in the audition space.
  • Dancers with a minimum of 2 years pointe training, bring pointe shoes.
  • Dancers under the age of 18 must have parent/guardian present to sign the registration forms and contracts.
  • Professional dancers may send their resumé with photos — prior to audition date — to:
    Beth Marks, 1621 Camden Ave., Jacksonville, FL 32207

Audition Day Information

  • Auditions might last longer than time allocated. Bring a lunch and water to auditions. Refreshments will not be provided. No peanut products please. 
  • For parents and adult performers: Community Nutcracker will be using VolunteerSpot.com for sign-ups. Please watch your email for your invitation to help with these areas.

Rehearsal Requirements

Mandatory weekly rehearsals start the Friday and Saturday following auditions and continue through the week of performances (excluding Thanksgiving).

Performance Requirements

Attendance for all performances is mandatory, except for double-casted roles (mice, angels, sprites, pages and bon bons).

Cast A: Performs 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014 and 
8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014.

Cast B: Performs 10:30 a.m. and 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 12, 2014 and
2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014.

Important

You are auditioning to participate in The Nutcracker Ballet — not for a specific role. Please DO NOT audition if you are unwilling to accept the role you are given AND to attend all rehearsals.