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Victorian State Youth Ballet           

VSYB Auditions - Nutcracker Ballet 2022

 

Auditions are now open for the Victorian State Youth Ballet Company Nutcracker Season 2022. Ages 9 years to 17 years, male and female. Pre-Professional level dancers may audition for Principal roles. 

 

All auditionees must have a good basic technique in classical ballet. 

 

The Nutcracker will be performed at the Darebin Arts & Entertainment Centre, Preston

 

Performance dates are: 

Friday 29th October 4pm - 8:30pm - Dress Rehearsal

Saturday 30th October 7:30pm - 9:30pm - Evening Performance (cast call time is 5:30pm)

Sunday 31st October is 2:30pm - 4:30pm - Matinee Performance (cast call time is 12:30pm)

 

Rehearsal period:

Rehearsals take place on Sundays leading up to performance week. 

Sunday 28th August through to Sunday 23rd October 2022

Sunday times:

Training - 1:30pm - 2:30pm (divided into 2 groups according to level of ability appropriate to the production)

Rehearsals - 2:30pm - 5:30pm (6pm for soloists & principals when required). Rehearsal schedule is emailed weekly and rehearsals are divided into our 3 studios. (upstairs and downstairs)

Sunday 

 

 

Audition information:

Sunday 7th August 2022 

Registration - 9:30am - Group 1

10:00am - 11:00am - Studio 1 

Junior ages 9 to 11years

Good basic ballet technique required for boys & girls.

Roles include junior soloist plus corps de ballet positions

 

Registration - 10:30am

Intermediate ages 12 to 13years

11:15am - 12:15pm - Studio 1

Good basic ballet technique required for boys & girls. Pointe work possible but not compulsory

Roles include intermediate soloist plus corps de ballet positions

 

Registration - 11:45am

Senior ages 14 to 16years

12:30pm - 1:45pm - Studio 1

Strong ballet technique required for boys & girls. Pointe work required. Male technique steps required.

Roles include senior soloist plus corps de ballet positions

 

Registration - 1:15pm 

Advanced/Pre-Professional ages 17 to 19years

2pm - 3:30pm 

Strong pre-professional level technique required for boys & girls. Pointe work required. Male technique steps required.

Roles include principal & soloist (possible corps de ballet) positions.

 

Audition attire:

Girls - leotard, tights, skirt (for centre practice & pointe), ballet shoes, hair in a bun (no make-up required)

Boys - White leotard or leotard top, black tights, black or white ballet shoes (white socks for white shoes) neat hair

Senior & Advanced/Pre-Professional level females can bring a half tutu for pointe work.

 

Successful dancers will be notified via email one after the auditions. 

 

Click here to register for the Nutcracker Auditions:

 

https://www.trybooking.com/CAYRH

AUDITIONS: 

Venue: 29/10 Mirra Court, Bundoora

Date: Sunday 7th August 2022

Times: 9:30 - 3:30pm - (groups listed above)

Registration: via TryBooking link listed https://www.trybooking.com/CAYRH