Performance Opportunities

Performance Opportunities

Performance Opportunities

The Nutcracker

We are excited to feature students from the Centre for Dance Education in Atlanta Ballet's production of The Nutcracker! Students age 6 and up who are currently enrolled in the Atlanta Ballet Centre for Dance Education and meet all the age, height, technical, and level requirements are invited to participate in the audition. You must also be available to attend all the required rehearsal and performance commitments. Please do not audition if you do not meet this criteria. No emails or phone calls, please.

Auditions will be held on Sunday, September 8 at the Michael C. Carlos Centre in West Midtown.

No pre-registration required.

  • Paperwork will be provided on day of audition. PRINT LEGIBLY.
  • We cannot guarantee roles to all students who audition.
  • No audition fee required. There is a $150 participation fee for each student cast.
  • No observations. Parents must remain in the lobby.
  • Results will be sent via email. No phone calls or emails, please.
  • Due to costume restrictions, height requirements will be strictly enforced.


  • Girls: Atlanta Ballet logo leotard, tights, and ballet shoes with hair pulled back in neat bun. No jewelry.
  • Boys: Atlanta Ballet logo uniform t-shirt, tights or shorts, and ballet shoes. No jewelry.

Audition Schedule:

Location: Atlanta Ballet's Michael C. Carlos Dance Centre | 1695 Marietta Blvd NW, Atlanta, GA 30318

Ages 6-8 – Height Requirement 3'3"-4'0"
1:00 Registration
1:30-2:30 Audition

Ages 9 to 13 – Height Requirement 4'2"-5'4"
2:30 Registration
3:30-5:30 Audition

Gymnasts - age 10-16 - open to non-Centre students
2:00 Registration
3:00-5:00 Audition

Performance Dates: Performance dates will vary depending on casting assignments. This year's production will run December 7-24, 2019 at the Fox Theatre.

Rehearsal Schedule:

Your child must attend all rehearsals. If you know there will be a conflict, please do not audition.

Saturday, October 5 thru Saturday, November 30:
Mice: 2:15-3:15
Toy Soldiers: 4:45-5:45
Party Children: 5:45-6:45

Saturday, October 5 thru Saturday, November 30:
Gymnasts: 4:00-6:00

Saturday, November 2 thru Saturday, November 30:
Chicks: 2:15-3:15