BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) The Baton Rouge Ballet Theater has announced the auditions for a bayou-themed production of the iconic ballet show “The Nutcracker”, at the River Center Theater for the Performing Arts on September 12.
“The Nutcracker – A Bayou Tale” is to be played from December 18th to 19th.
Boys and girls ages eight and up can audition for all child roles available with any level of dance ability.
Eight-year-olds must be eight by December 31.
Dancers are requested to arrive 15 minutes in advance of the start time for their age group indicated below:
12:00 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. – boys ages eight and over
12:30 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. – eight-year-old girls
1.30 p.m. – 2.15 p.m. – 9-year-old girls
2:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. – 10 year old girls
3.15 p.m. – 4.00 p.m. – girls aged 11 to 12
The Ballet Theater also announced a new program that will provide scholarships to cover all costs and expenses associated with the production, but a limited number of prizes are available.