Centennial State Ballet’s The Nutcracker Audition Registration

Online registrations are now closed. To attend this audition, please register in person prior to your audition time. (Allow at least 15-30 minutes to register in person).
Auditions are held on September 8, 2018
Auditions will be held at:
Longmont Dance Theatre Academy
1422 Nelson Rd
Longmont, CO 80501

If you have questions about this audition, please contact Centennial State Ballet at talent@centennialstateballet.org with information for additional students.


Females age 10-18, dancing en pointe and registered for a minimum of three ballet technique classes weekly plus one pointe class should register for Audition One.
Females age 5-18, not dancing en pointe and/or registered for fewer than three weekly technique classes should register for Audition Three, Four, or Five based on age.

Males age 10-18 registered in at least three technique classes weekly should register for Audition One.
Males age 5-18 and registered in fewer than three technique classes weekly should register for Audition Three, Four, or Five.


Audition One: Ages 10 and up – 12:30-1:30 – females will audition en pointe
Audition Two: Company Audition – 1:30-3:00 – by invitation
Audition Three: Ages 5-8 – 3:00-4:00
Audition Four: Ages 9-12 – 4:00-5:00
Audition Five: Cancelled

If you have questions about the correct audition time, please email talent@centennialstateballet.org or call Centennial State Ballet at 303-772-1335.

There will be a mandatory parent informational meeting on the day of the auditions for each Ballet level. PARENTS OF AUDITIONERS MUST ATTEND THIS MEETING. This meeting includes important information about The Nutcracker rehearsal and production requirements and is updated each year. If you are unable to attend this meeting for any reason, please notify us at talent@centennialstateballet.org prior to September 8th.

During this meeting, you will also receive information about available scholarships, performance fee reduction programs, and ways to volunteer and support Centennial State Ballet.

There will be parent meetings at the following times: 12:30, 2:00, 3:00, and 4:00. Please plan to attend the parent meeting that occurs during your student’s audition time.

There is a performance fee of $250 upon acceptance of part in The Nutcracker. Payment plans, fee reduction opportunities, and limited scholarships are available. More information will be provided at the mandatory parent meeting.

Rehearsals will begin Saturday, October 6th. Rehearsals will be on Fridays, Saturdays and/or Sundays. Rehearsals are held at Longmont Dance Theatre Academy until production week. Production week rehearsals and performances are held at Niwot High School Auditorium. If students miss more than one rehearsal, their part may be given to their understudy/alternate. More detailed information about rehearsals will be available after the cast list has been published.

Thanksgiving break is Monday, November 19th, through Friday, November 23rd. We will have rehearsals the weekend prior to Thanksgiving break. There will be no regular Nutcracker rehearsals on the weekend following Thanksgiving break. Instead, the Sugar Plum Tea Party will take place that weekend. Participation in the Sugar Plum Tea Party is optional.

Nutcracker production week is Sunday, December 16th through Thursday, December 20th.

Performances of The Nutcracker will be held at Niwot High School Auditorium on Friday, December 21st at 7 pm; Saturday, December 22nd at 2 pm and 7 pm; and Sunday, December 23rd at 1 pm.