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Nutcracker Auditions

The Indianapolis School of Ballet (ISB) will conduct open auditions for its annual production of The Nutcracker  Sunday, August 11, 2019 from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at ISB’s downtown Indianapolis studios, located at 502 N. Capitol Avenue, Suite B.


Sunday’s auditions are open to dancers ages nine and up.  Rehearsals for the holiday season tradition will be held on Saturdays beginning August 31. Production week will run from November 25 – December 1, including evening rehearsals on November 25 & 26 and five performances between November 27 – December 1 (excluding Thanksgiving).


Interested dancers must turn the age listed below by September 30.

Please arrive 30 minutes before your scheduled time to register.


Audition Schedule:

12:00 – 1:00 Warm-up Class / Ages 13 and up, ISB Level 6 and up

1:15 – 2:00 Ages 16 and up / Ladies on pointe

2:15 – 2:45 Ages 13 to 15 / Ladies on pointe (ISB Level 6 dancers)

3:00 – 3:20 Ages 8 to 12 / Boys

3:20 – 4:00 Ages 11 to 12 / Girls 

4:15 – 5:00 Ages 9 to 10 / Girls


This year’s performances will mark the 13th annual production of The Nutcracker for Indianapolis Ballet, Inc. The Nutcracker will return to The Murat Theatre at Old National Centre for the fourth consecutive year and will again feature live musical accompaniment.


Performance dates and times and ticket information can be found at: