Sunday, August 20, 2017

The Nutcracker Auditions

The Nutcracker Open-call Auditions

Auditions: Saturday September 16th and Sunday September 17, 2017

The Conservatory of Movement- 73 West Plumb Lane – Reno, Nevada

$15.00 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, 2017 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

Saturday September 16th

  •    3:00pm – 4:00pm  Corps de ballet men and ladies (ladies must be en pointe) 5'3" minimum height

Sunday September 17th

  • 12:00pm - 12:20pm  Girls 3'11" - 4'3"
  • 12:40pm – 1:00pm  Girls 4'3" - 4' 6"
  •   1:00pm – 1:30pm  Boys and Girls 4'6" - 5'
  •   1:30pm – 2:00pm  Boys and Girls 5' - 5'6"
  •   2:00pm – 2:30pm  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 8 at 8:00pm
Saturday, December 9 at 2:00pm and 8:00pm
Sunday, December 10 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.