The Nutcracker

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Saturday Matinee
December 3 at 2pm

Saturday Evening
December 3 at 8pm

Sunday Matinee
December 4 at 2pm


Audition Information


Boys and girls who will be 8 or older by September 11th, 2022 are invited to audition for North Star Ballet’s production of The Nutcracker. No previous dance experience required. The audition is open to all children ages 8 and up in the community. Children do not need to be enrolled in the North Star Ballet School to participate in The Nutcracker. Performance dates are December 2, 3, and 4 2022.

Families are expected to volunteer for a minimum of two (2) shifts during the rehearsal and performance process.
Audition Times:
1:45-2:45 - Ages 12 and older
2:30-3:30 - 10 & 11 year olds
3:15-4:00 - 8 & 9 year olds
A few things to note:
1. Your child must be at least 8 years old on September 11th, 2022 in order to audition.
2. Pre-registration is required.
3. Audition Dress Code: Leggings or shorts and a fitted T-shirt OR...

Boys: Fitted white T-shirt, black leggings or shorts, white socks, black ballet shoes

Girls: Black short sleeved leotard with no skirt or decoration, pink footed tights and pink ballet shoes, or skin tone matching tights and skin tone matching ballet shoes, hair in a bun.

North Star Ballet has a limited supply of dance attire available to borrow for the audition. Dance attire can be purchased locally at Emboite, or online at
Performance Fee
There is a $60 performance participation fee for each dancer. This fee is waived for dancers who show proof of enrollment in the free or reduced school lunch program. This fee is only for those who perform in The Nutcracker. The audition is free.  Please call 907-451-8800 with questions or email