Open Auditions for lead roles in,

“A Twisted Tale Of The Nutcracker ”

Lead roles for J’adore DANCE’s holiday performance, “The Nutcracker” are selected through an audition process. Once selected, dancers will be required to attend weekend choreography workshops and rehearsals and pay a Nutcracker fee. Please review the information below if you are interested in participating!


Tuesday, September 10th / 5:30-7:30pm / ages 7-11
Wednesday, September 11th / 5:30-8pm / ages 12+

Dancers in our Pre-Professional Program, EDGE & POWER companies are automatically accepted as lead cast members for The Nutcracker Suite; however, your participation in the audition process is still mandatory for casting purposes.

Audition attire: Black leotard, pink tights, pink ballet slippers with hair in a bun. Pointe dancers will need to bring pointe shoes to the audition. Skirts may be worn during the pointe audition.

Choreography & Rehearsal Dates (Times TBD)

  • September 28th & 29th

  • October 12th & 13th

  • October 19th & 20th

  • November 2nd & 3rd

  • November 9th & 10th

  • November 16th

  • December 7th

  • December 14th & 15th

Nutcracker Fee: $150

Nutcracker fees are due no later than October 1st. This fee applies to all participants, to include Pre Professional, and JDP company members. Nutcracker fees can be paid via CASH OR CHECK. If paying with a credit card, a 5% up charge will be added to the total amount.