The 2019 Nutcracker Auditions for Northeast Ballet Company will be held on Saturday, September 14th starting at 12pm at the GE Theater at Proctors in Schenectady.
CHILDREN MUST BE AGE 5 on September 14 to audition and be considered for a role.
12:00 - 1:00 pm Children Roles (ages 5-8)
1:00 - 2:30 pm Children Roles (ages 9-12)
2:30 - 3:30 pm Act 1 Adults
3:30 - 5:00 pm Variations (ages 13 and up) - Ladies, please bring pointe shoes
Northeast Ballet’s The Nutcracker
Making its annual return to the MainStage is everyone’s favorite holiday ballet. Enter a world of Christmas dreams to the joyous music of Tchaikovsky in this annual year-end favorite. Join the Sugar Plum Fairy, the heroic Nutcracker Prince and the evil Rat King in this whimsical celebration of the season.
Joining the 2019 Northeast Ballet production are New York City Ballet principal dancers: Lauren Lovette and Taylor Stanley.
Choreographer and teacher Darlene Myers began her professional career with Pennsylvania Ballet Company. She toured the United States, dancing works of Balanchine, Butler and Sokolow. Ms. Myers went on to teach classical ballet, modern, jazz and choreography at Union College for 20 years, and at the State University of New York at Albany for five years, prior to opening her own ballet school.
In 1990 Darlene Myers founded Northeast Ballet Company, the resident ballet company of Proctors, and continues to serve as Artistic Director.
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