Saturday, August 1, 2015

Nutcracker Auditions

Auditions: Sunday September 13, 2015
Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts, 100 S. Virginia St.
(use Stage Door entrance on the corner of Center and State Streets)
$10.00 Audition fee per person – For more information call 775-762-5165


  • Girls and boys must at least be in the third grade or 8 years or older by September 1, 2015 in order to audition 
  • Dancers of all levels of experience are encouraged to audition, however, three years of ballet training is recommended 
  • Height requirements are listed below
  • Please arrive at least 30 minutes prior to audition time in order to register and be measured
  • If your height is on a cusp, feel free to attend both or either audition


  • 12:00pm - 12:30pm  Girls 3'11" - 4'3"
  • 12:30pm – 1:00pm  Girls 4'3" - 4' 6"
  •   1:00pm – 1:45pm  Boys and Girls 4'6" - 5'
  •   2:00pm – 3:00pm  Boys and Girls 5' - 5'6"
  •   3:15pm – 4:00pm  Corps de ballet men and ladies (ladies must be en pointe) 5'3" minimum height
  •   4:00pm – 4:15pm  Ballroom Dancers -  men and ladies (for the Party Scene)
A.V.A. Ballet Theatre and the Reno Philharmonic Orchestra present “The Nutcracker”

Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts

Friday, December 11 at 8:00pm
Saturday, December 12 at 2:00pm and 8:00pm
Sunday, December 13 at 2:00pm

A.V.A. Ballet Theatre is the resident ballet company of the Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts. We are northern Nevada's largest company under the instruction of a professional faculty with years of performing experience in renowned metropolitan ballet and production companies across the United States and Europe.