Open auditions for Nutcracker cast

There's an open casting call as Judy Russell Presents The Nutcracker in a co-production with the Prince George Symphony from December 15 to 22.

All community dancers are invited to audition for this classic performance.

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Those who are cast must be available for all rehearsals and performances.

Auditions will be held at Enchainement Dance Centre,

3540 Opie Crescent on Sept. 7 at 10 a.m. for children who will be ages six and seven during 2019, and have one full year of ballet training. For children ages eight and nine, with minimum two years of ballet training, the audition is at 10:30.

For children from 10 to 12 years, with a minimum of three years of ballet training, the audition is at 11 a.m.

For those 13 and up, soft shoe, including adults who would like to be considered to perform in scenes other than the act one party scene only, the audition is set for 11:30 a.m.

At 12:15 p.m. there are auditions for those 13 and up for those with pointe shoes only, with a minimum of two year ballet training en pointe.

Audition candidates must be dressed in classical attire. Girls' hair must be in a low classical bun. Suitable attire is pink tights and simple body suit. No shorts or unitards.

Boys' hair must be off the face and if long may be in a ponytail or bun.

Suitable attire is shirt and tights or straight leg dance pants. Proper footwear is soft ballet slippers and Pointe shoes for dancers wishing to audition in the pointe category.

Adults interested in performing in the 2019 presentation may apply by email to

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