DALA Announces ‘Nutcracker On The Hill’ Auditions

Little ballerinas. Photo by Paulo T. Photography
Swing dancers in the air. Photo by Paulo T. Photography

DALA News:

Dance Arts Los Alamos (DALA) invites local dancers to audition for its all-new production entitled “Nutcracker on the Hill”. 

The show will be presented during Winterfest Weekend, Dec. 3-6, at Duane Smith Auditorium.

Set in 1944, this original adaptation of the classic holiday ballet is being produced in association with the Los Alamos Historical Society. It will feature swing dancing at historic Fuller Lodge, glow in the dark rats, and a cast of more than 100 dancers and community members. All new sets and costumes will be sure to enchant both the dancers and the audience.

Auditions for specific age groups and ballet levels will take place on two separate dates at the White Rock Studio:

Saturday Aug. 30

  • 11 a.m. Ages 9-12 with 4+ years of classical ballet training
  •  12 p.m. Ages 13-15 with 5+ years of classical ballet training
  • 1 p.m. Ages 15-20 with 7+ years of classical ballet training
  • 2 p.m. Adults age 21+, previous dance training preferred but not required

Saturday Sept. 12

  • 3 p.m. Ages 5-6
  • 4 p.m. Ages 7-10

All dancers auditioning must be five years old by Sept. 1, 2015 and enrolled in at least one class at DALA. There is a performance fee of $150 per dancer due at the audition.

Any questions regarding the auditions should be directed to the DALA office: office@danceartslosalamos.org or 505.672.9462.


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