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1. Are you eligible to audition? Please review requirements below.
2. Scroll down to find the audition nearest you
3. Click on the "Audition Sign-Up" link in your city
4. Fill out the form. A copy of the form is emailed to the email you provide.
5. PRINT out form, SIGN it and BRING it to your audition.
6. Practice, practice, practice!

Moscow Ballet casts youth dancers in ancillary roles performing side-by-side with the full Russian company. Roles for youth dancers in the Great Russian Nutcracker include Party Children, Mice, Snowflakes, Angels, Snow Maidens and more.

Applicants must be 7 to 16 years old and a maximum of 5’ tall.  Applicants must have at least one year of ballet experience and must bring their signed registration form to the audition.

Applicants must be dressed in ballet attire of black leotard and pink tights - please bring pointe shoes if on pointe. A prepared piece will NOT be needed. Applicants will be notified at the audition if they have been selected and should be prepared to stay after the audition for rehearsal.

Auditions are held in most of the 70 cities on the tour. Scroll down to find details about the audition in your city.

Click here to see a video of a local dance schools audition.

 

 

California

Bakersfield
   
Date:
Time:
Place:
Address:
 
Phone:
Saturday, August 2nd
11:00 AM
J & M Dance Center  
20609 Santa Lucia, Unit A
Tehachapi, CA 93561
661.477.4449
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Studio Director- Joy Handy
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Cupertino
   
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Location:
Address:
 
Phone: 
Friday, October 10th
6:00 PM
Saratoga School of Dance,
Los Gatos High School-Community Room
20 High School Ct.
Los Gatos CA 95030
408.866.4691  
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Los Angeles
   
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Time:
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Address:
 
Phone:
Sunday, October 26th
4:00 PM
Beverly Hills Ballerina
8582 Wilshire Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
310.300.4004
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www.beverlyhillsballerina.com
 

San Diego
   
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Address:
 
Phone:
Wednesday, October 15th
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Neisha's Dance and Music Academy
870 Jetty Lane
Chula Vista, CA
619.585.1133
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www.neishas.com
 

Santa Rosa
   
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Address:
 
Phone:
Wednesday, October 22nd  
6:45 PM   
Windsor Dance Academy
5455 Old Redwood Highway
Santa Rosa, CA  
707.578.3217
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Florida

Daytona Beach
   
Date:
Time:
Place:
Address:
 
Phone:
Saturday, October 11th
2:00 PM
Kinetic Expressions Dance Academy
909 South Ridgewood Avenue
Daytona Beach, Florida 32114
386-882.KEDA
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Fort Myers
   
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Time:
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Address:
 
Phone:
Saturday, September 20th
1:00 PM
Angelic Academy
27771 Tennessee Street
Bonita Springs, FL 34135
239.470.1535
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Lakeland
   
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Time:
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Address:
 
Phone:
Saturday, November 1st
2:00 PM
Highland School of Dance
6929 Old Highway 37
Lakeland, FL
863.644.4124
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Highlandschoolofdance.com
 

Miami
   
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Address:
 
Phone:
Monday, October 20th
5:00 PM
Evolution Dance and Performing Arts
2800 West 84th street
Hialeah FL
305.828.0095
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evolutiondanceandperformingarts.com
 

Sarasota
   
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Time:
Place:
Address:
 
Phone:
Friday, October 24th
6:00 PM
Stage Door Studios
4001 Cattlemen Road
Sarasota, Fl. 34233
941.921.1600
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St. Petersburg
   
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Time:
Place:
Address:
 
Phone:
Sunday, October 26th
7:00 PM
Judith Lee Johnson Studios 
559 Mirror Lake Drive, North Side of Lake,
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
727.432.6612 
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Studio will conduct a optional master class at location from 5:30 PM- 7:00 PM
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There are multiple auditions for the St. Petersburg Performances- See also Tampa, FL & Clearwater, FL

St. Petersburg (Tampa, FL)
   
Date:
Time:
Place:
Address:
 
Phone:
Tuesday, October, 28th
6:30 PM
Dance Boutique
8120 Anderson Rd    
Tampa, FL 33634
 
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Studio will conduct a optional master class at location from 5:15 PM-6:30 PM
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There are multiple auditions for the St. Petersburg Performances- See also St Petersburg, FL & Clearwater, FL

St. Petersburg (Clearwater, FL)
   
Date:
Time:
Place:
Address:
 
Phone:
Wednesday, October 29th
7:00 PM
Dance and Circus Arts
1490 North Belcher Rd.   
Clearwater, FL 33765
 
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Studio will conduct a optional master class at location from 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM There are multiple auditions for the St. Petersburg Performances- See also Tampa, FL & St Petersburg, FL.

Tallahassee
   
Date:
Time:
Place:
Address:
 
Phone:
Wednesday, October 29th
6:00 PM
Tallahassee Dance Academy
1409 Maclay Commerce Drive
Tallahassee, FL 32312
850.893.3422
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Illinois

Chicago (Rosemont)
   
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Place:
Address:
 
Phone: 
Friday, August 22nd
4:30pm:  Ages 7-8                               
6:00pm:  Ages 9-11                             
7:30pm:  Ages 12-17
Dance Quest
14511 S. Van Dyke Rd.                      
Plainfield, IL 60544
773.463.1220  
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Applicants must arrive 30 min. before audition dressed in ballet attire & bring pointe shoes if on pointe. A prepared peice is not needed. All children auditioning must be able to commit to weekly rehearsal starting late September and performance on Dec. 7th at Rosemont Theatre.                         
Contact: Altin Naska, Director
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www.southportarts.com 
**Please note that there are 2 seperate local auditions for the Rosemont, IL (Chicago) performance.**

Chicago (Rosemont)
   
Date:
Time:
Place:
Address:
 
Phone: 
Saturday, September 6th
3:00 PM- 5:00 PM
Center Stage Dance Academy
10631 Wolf Dr.
Huntley, IL 60142                             
773.463.1220
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Applicants must arrive 30 min. before audition dressed in ballet attire & bring pointe shoes if on pointe. A prepared peice is not needed. All children auditioning must be able to commit to weekly rehearsal starting late September and performance on Dec. 7th at Rosemont Theatre.                         
Contact: Altin Naska, Director
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www.southportarts.com 
**Please note that there are 2 seperate local auditions for the Rosemont, IL (Chicago) performance.**

 

Iowa

Sioux City
   
Date:
Time:
Place:
Address:
 
Phone:
Wednesday, September 3rd
5:00 PM
Sandy Keane's School of Dance
206- 38th Street
Sioux City, IA 51104
712.252.2866
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www.sandykeanesschoolofdance.com  

 

Maryland

Baltimore
   
Date:
Time:
Place:
Address:
 
Phone:
Monday, August 25th
5:00 PM
The Moving Company Dance Center
9954 York Rd, Church Lane Shopping Cntr
Cockyesville, MD
410.666.5710
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Bethesda
   
Date:
Time:
Place:
Address:
 
Phone:
Saturday, September 6th
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
City Dance Center at Strathmore
5301 Tuckerman Lane
North Bethesda, MD
301.581.5204
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Registration 9:30 AM
Rehearsals immediately following auditions, ending at 5:00 PM
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Michigan

Detroit
   
Date:
Time:
Place:
Address:
 
Phone:
Thursday, October 23rd
6:00 PM
Performers Edge Dance Co.
133 West Main St.
Northville, MI
248.349.1111
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Casting Fee $50
Students cast at this audition will perform at the 7:00 PM performance
 

Detroit
   
Date:
Time:
Place:
Address:
 
Phone:
Friday, October 24th
6:00 PM sharp
MDM Dance Project
6060 Collection Drive
Shelby Twp, MI
586.781.0707
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Registration 5:00 PM
Casting Fee $50
Students cast at this audition will perform at the 3:00 PM performance.
 

Kalamazoo
   
Date:
Time:
Place:
Address:
 
Phone:
Sunday, October 19th  
2:00 PM       
James Miller Auditorium
2200 Auditorium Drive,
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
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Saginaw
   
Date:
Time:
School:
Location:
Address:
 
Phone:
Wednesday, October 29th
4:30-7:30pm,
Miss Lore's School of Performing Arts
Temple Theatre
203 N. Washington Ave.
Saginaw, MI  
989.893.2623 / 989.684.7827  
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www.misslores.com
 

 

Mississippi

Meridian
   
Date:
Time:
Place:
Address:
 
Phone:
Wednesday, October 15th
3:00 PM
Temple Theater
2320 8th Street
Meridian MS
601.934.1414
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Please bring copy of registration form to auditions.  

 

Missouri

Springfield
   
Date:
Time:
Place:
Address:
 
Phone:
Thursday, September 25th
5:00 PM
Point Performing Arts
3657 South Ave.
Springfield, MO
417.885.8010
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St Louis
   
Date:
Time:
Place:
Address:
 
Phone:
Friday, September 12th
5:30 PM
The Art of Dance and Classical Ballet
9971-9973 WingHaven Blvd.
O'Fallon, MO 63368
636.698.2247
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New Jersey

Somerville
   
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New York

Albany
   
Date:
Time:
Place:

Address:
 
Phone:
Tuesday, September 23rd
5:30 PM
Ginger's Dance to Fit Academy of Dance & Fitness
HealthPlex Facility
1673 Rt. 9, Suite 3
Clifton Park, NY 12065
518.860.7866
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Auditions for the Albany, NY perfomance are being hosted by both Ginger's Dance to Fit Academy of Dance & Fitness as well as Premiere Dance Performing Arts.
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Buffalo
   
Date:
Time:
Place:
Address:
 
Phone:
Wednesday, September 10th
5:00 PM
Dyan Mulvey Dance Academy
200 Michigan St.
Lockport, NY
716.434.4115 
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Buffalo
   
Date:
Time:
Place:
Address:
 
Phone:
Thursday, September 11th
6:00 PM
Jaclyn Carol's Dance Academy  
3571 Niagara Falls Blvd.
North Tonawanda, NY
716.260.1787
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Rochester
   
Date:
Time:
Place:
Address:
 
Phone:
Sunday, September 14th
4:00 PM
Dancing With Denise
1077 Gravel Rd.
Webster, NY
585.671.4191
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Notes:
 
 
 
Check website for details.
www.dancingwithdenise.com
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Syracuse
   
Date:
Time:
Place:
Address:
 
Phone:
Saturday, September 20th
2:00 PM
Dance Centre North
101 W. Malloy Rd.
Syracuse, NY
315.455.8641
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Notes:
 
 
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Pennsylvania

Easton
   
Date:
Time:
Place:

Address:

Phone:
Wednesday, October 1st
6:00 PM
Pennsylvania Classical Ballet
Held at Theatre Center for the Arts
453 Northampton St.
Easton, PA
610.440.0958
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Philadelphia
   
Audition 1:
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Place:
Address:
 
Phone:
Saturday, September 6th 12:00 PM
Saturday, September 13th 12:00 PM 
Pennsylvania School of Performing Arts
2324 Second Street Pike
Newtown, PA 18940
215.598.8513
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Wilkes Barre
   
Date:
Time:
Place:
Address:
 
Phone:
Wednesday, October 8th 
5:00 PM
Joan Harris Center
545 Charles Street,  
Luzerne, PA  18709          
570.287.7977  
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Located at the Harris Conservatory for the Arts
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South Carolina

North Charleston
   
Date:
Time:
Place:
Address:
 
Phone:
Saturday, October 11th
1:00 PM Ages 7-9, 3:00 PM Ages 10+  
Summerville Civic Ballet at Impact Creative Arts Academy         
100 Trolley Rd.
Summerville, SC            
843.478.1811  
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Texas

Dallas
   
Date:
Time:
Place:
Address:
 
Phone:
Saturday, September 20th
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Dance and More
9090 Skillman,
Dallas TX
214.221.1467
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Studio Coordinator- Gina Baker
There will be 3 local auditions for the Dallas, TX performances
 

Dallas
   
Date:
Time:
Place:
Address:
 
Phone:
Saturday, September 20th
3:00 - 5:00 PM
London School of Dance  
565 W. Oates Rd.
Garland, TX
972.686.1966
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Studio Coordinator- Gwen Owens
There will be 3 local auditions for the Dallas, TX performances
 

Dallas
   
Date:
Time:
Place:
Address:
 
Phone:
Sunday, September 21st  
2:00 - 4:00 PM
Toby's School of Dance
635 W. Campbell Rd, Ste 224
Richardson, TX 75080
972.235.0514
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Studio Coordinator- Toby McPheeters
There will be 3 local auditions for the Dallas, TX performances
 

El Paso
   
Date:
Time:
Place:
Address:
 
Phone:
Thursday, September 25th
6:00 PM
Champion Dance School
12410 Montwood Drive
El Paso, TX
915.593.2729 
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Please bring email confirmation of audition registration to auditions.

 

Midland
   
Date:
Time:
Place:
Address:
 
Phone:
Tuesday, October 7th
6:00 PM
Bingham Studio
5109 Sunmore Circle
Midland, TX 79707
432.689.3269
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San Antonio
   
Date:
Time:
Place:
Address:
 
Phone:
Saturday, September 20th
10:00 AM
Saritas Dance Studio
3739 Commercial,
San Antonio, TX 78221
210.923.5362   
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Waco
   
Date:
Time:
Place:
Address:
 
Phone:
Monday, September 29th
4:00 PM:Ages 8-10;  5:30 PM: Ages 11-16
Jenni Holley Dance Studio
16200 Badger Ranch,
Woodway, TX 76712
254.776.1672 
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Virginia

Charlottesville
   
Date:
Time:
Place:
Address:
 
Phone:
Saturday, September 13th  
2:30 PM
Ballet School
2409 Ivy Rd.
Charlottesville, VA 22903
434.957.3533 
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Registration at 2:00 PM
Atsuko Nakamoto
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www.balletschoolva.com
 

Fairfax
   
Date:
Time:
Place:
Address:
 
Phone:
Tuesday, September 9th
6:00 PM
Gift of Dance Academy,
4521 Plank Rd, #2, Suite B,
Fredericksburg, VA 22407
540.412.1690
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Virginia Beach
   
Date:
Time:
Place:
Address:
 
Phone:
Wednesday, September 17th
6:00 PM
Conservatory of Dance
4876 Princess Anne Road
Virginia Beach, VA      
757.714.2997
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If Cast $50 fee- which covers rehearsals, costumes and performance participation.
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Wyoming

Casper
   
Date:
Time:
Place:
Address:
 
Phone:
Monday, August 11th  
3:00 PM     
Beautiful Feet Academy of the Dance Arts
2115 B and 2113 E. 12th St.
Casper, WY 82601
307.277.8907
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Auditions for the Casper, WY perfomance are being hosted by both Beautiful Feet Academy of the Dance Arts as well as Xtreme Dance Company.
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www.beautifulfeetdance.com
 

Gillette
   
Date:
Time:
Place:
Address:
 
Phone:
Saturday, August 16th
1:00 PM Ages 7-10, 2:00 PM Ages 11-18
Just Gotta Dance
718 No. Highway 14-16, Unit A-3
Gilette, WY
307.670.9010 
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justgottadancewy.com
 

 

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