WHAT: Sacramento Ballet has announced its 2022 Open Youth Auditions for Nutcracker, Tchaikovsky’s beloved ballet, an annual hometown tradition. The audition — this year held on September 10, 2022 — is open to all youth between the ages of 7 and 18 years old who are interested in rehearsing and performing with the renowned company this fall and throughout the December holiday season.
WHEN: Saturday, September 10, 2022
WHERE: Auditions will be held at SacBallet Studios, 2420 N Street, Sacramento, CA. Enter through the O Street parking lot, located between 24th and 25th Streets. Parking in the lot will be limited and spots are usually available on the street.
HOW TO APPLY: All Sacramento area youth, from a minimum age of 7 up to 18 years old, are invited to audition. Dance experience is suggested. Candidates must be able to follow directions and sit calmly during auditions and subsequent rehearsals.
All registration must be completed prior to arriving on site. SacBallet’s website has details and answers to frequently asked questions. Visit: www.sacballet.org/childrens-auditions/
For additional assistance with online registration procedures, please contact the front desk at School of Sacramento Ballet at 916-552-5800 (choose option 3). For more information online, visit: www.sacballet.org/nutcracker-2022/
SacBallet Nutcracker Youth Auditions Schedule:
12 years and younger, height 4’7” and under
8:30 am - Earliest sign-in begins
9:00 am - Auditions
12 years and younger, height 4’7” and taller
10:00 am - Earliest sign-in begins
10:30 am - Auditions start
12 and older, 5’3” or less
12:30 pm - Earliest sign-in begins
1:00 pm - Auditions start
12-14 years, taller than 5’3
1:30 pm - Sign-in begins
2:30 pm - Auditions start
Youth 15 and older, taller than 5’3
3:00 pm - Sign-in begins
4:00 pm - Auditions start