2018 Nutcracker Audition Form
Metropolitan Ballet will hold auditions for dancer roles in The Nutcracker, with performances planned for December 1 & 2, 2018. Questions – call 316-768-7180.
2919 East Kellogg Dr.
Wichita, KS 67211
Dates & Times:
Saturday, August 11, 2018 from 11:00am-1:00pm
Ages 15 and older. Must be enrolled in three ballet technique classes per week with at least two years of ballet training.
Saturday, August 11, 2018 from 1:30pm-3:30pm
Ages 11-14. Must be enrolled in two ballet technique classes per week with at least two years of ballet training.
Sunday, August 12, 2018 from 1:00pm-2:30 pm
Ages 6-10. Must be enrolled in one ballet technique class per week with at least one year of ballet training.
Required attire for females: Leotard, pink tights, ballet slippers. Hair should be properly secured. No skirts are to be worn. Bring pointe shoes into the studio if you have them, and have your feet prepared to show pointe work at the end of class if you are auditioning on pointe.
Required attire for males: Tights, ballet slippers, and t-shirt or form-fitting top.
If you are unable to attend the audition, please submit a video of the following class work. Filmed from the side view: Pliés, tendus, dégagés, ronds de jambs, grand battement. Filmed from the front view: an adagio that shows extensions and balance, pirouettes, petite allégro and grand allégro. Please demonstrate pirouettes and fouetté turns on pointe if you are auditioning for a possible pointe roll. Upload your video to a private YouTube channel and email a shareable link to firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday, August 13, 2018.