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Connecticut Ballet to Hold ‘Nutcracker’ Children’s Auditions

September 18 @ 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm

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STAMFORD, CT… Connecticut Ballet will hold open auditions  for children’s roles in  its  upcoming  production  of THE  NUTCRACKER on  Sunday,  September  18th at Connecticut Ballet Center, 20 Acosta Street, Stamford. Rehearsals will commence in  mid-October.  Public  performances are  December  17-18 at  The  Palace,  Stamford  Center  for  the  Arts.  Some  cast  members  will  also  be  invited  to  perform  with  the  company  in  Hartford,  December  10-11.  A  longstanding tradition  in  downtown  Stamford,  the  ballet  features  guest  stars  from  American  Ballet  Theatre  and  New  York  City  Ballet and  Connecticut  Ballet’s  professional  corps  de  ballet.  Since  1984,  nearly 3000 local children have performed in Connecticut Ballet’s production.  

The  audition  is  open  to  all  young  dancers  from  the  Fairfield  County  region.  Prior  dance experience is helpful, but not necessary for younger children. The following is  the breakdown of audition  times by age:

Children ages 4-5 – 11:00-11:45pm;
ages  5.5-6.5 – 12:00-12:45pm;
ages  6.5-7.5 – 1:15-2:00pm;
ages  8-10  – 2:30-3:45pm;
ages 10.5-12 – 4:15-5:30pm;
ages 13-16 – 6:00-7:15pm. 

Prior registration is required. Visit to access audition  and  registration  forms.  Children under  18  must  be  accompanied  by  a  parent/guardian and should arrive 15 minutes prior  to  the start  time. Parents will  check  in  their  children  and  then  remain  outside  the  building.  Hair  should  be  properly fastened and dance attire (including soft ballet slippers) is required. Masks  are  required  inside  Connecticut  Ballet  Center.  For  further  info,  email


September 18
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
1:15 pm - 2:00 pm
2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
4:15 pm - 5:30 pm
6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
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Connecticut Ballet Center
20 Acosta Street
Stamford, CT United States
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