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Registrations Open Soon! Children Auditions for Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s Nutcracker

Ballet BC is delighted to once again welcome Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet to the Ballet BC stage with their iconic, distinctly Canadian retelling of Nutcracker. Danced to an exquisite Tchaikovsky score, the fantastical story follows the adventures of Clara, her Nutcracker Prince, and the Sugar Plum Fairy.

Registrations are open soon for your little ones to become part of this holiday classic!

Ballet BC and the Royal Winnipeg Ballet are looking for dancers between the ages of 8 and 15 years (as of December 31, 2022) to audition for the following roles:

  • Party Children (3’8″ – 4’10”) – required to act and perform intermediate dancing steps
  • Polar Bears (3’8″ – 4’10”) – required to perform basic dancing/blocking actions and wear head pieces
  • Angels (3’8″ – 4’10”) – required to act and perform intermediate dancing steps
  • Reindeer (5’0″ – 5’6″) – required to pull the sleigh and perform advanced dancing steps

Please note that auditioning dancers must be between 3’8″ and 5’6″ in height. We regret that we are unable to allow for any exceptions to the age or height requirements.

Learn more on our auditions page.

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