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85 Godwin Avenue
Rear of Midland Park Shopping Center
Midland Park, New Jersey 07432
Phone: 201-670-4422
Fax: 201-670-5022

Nutcracker Group Roles for Children
Party girls & boys Angels Toys Mice
Soldiers Snow Spanish Arabian
Chinese Russian Marzipan Lambs
Polichinelles Cooks Flowers Roses
Woodland Fairies Butterflies

 

Nutcracker Performance, Ticket, Audition, & Rehearsal Information

Background
“The Nutcracker,” sponsored by Julie Dance, is a professional production with the Donetsk Ballet (Ukraine), Adelphi Orchestra, and ballet students from Miss Patti's School of Dance. Proceeds benefit organizations supporting research, care, and treatment of pediatric cancer.

Year 2017 Performances
Friday, December 8, 7:30PM
Saturday, December 9, 7:00PM
Sunday, December 10, 2:00PM

 

Tickets - Click here for the Ticket Order Form or call 201-670-4422.
$40.00 - $45.00
Amex/Visa/Mastercard accepted
Make Checks Payable to JulieDance

Auditions and Rehearsals

Auditions for all children's roles will be held at our dance school on Saturday, September 16 and Sunday, September 17. Only those registered in a ballet class may come to the audition. (6/7 and 7-year-old classes and above - see audition schedule below.) Dance attire: black leotard, pink tights, ballet slippers (pointe shoes for those in advanced pointe classes). Audition fee is $10, payable at the door. Although parts cannot be guaranteed, every effort will be made to include every child. There will be a 15-minute orientation for parents at the start of each audition period.

Saturday, September 16 Audition Schedule
Please arrive 15 minutes before scheduled audition time.

1:00 pm. 6/7 and 7-year olds
2:00 p.m. Ages 8, 9, & 10 (Children registered in an 8-, 9- or 10-year-old class)
*4:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m

Ages 11 and above (including 10-year-olds registered in an 11-year-old ballet class). As roles are determined, students may be excused prior to 6:30 p.m.

*Excludes students coming to Sunday, September 20 audition (See below) for roles requiring pointe shoes.

Sunday, September 17 Audition Schedule
For roles requiring pointe shoes.

Students in RAD I, II, III, & IV-2 and students ages 13 and above with at least 2 years of pointe work.

1:30 pm. - 2:00 p.m. Warm-up.
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Auditions.

REHEARSALS ARE MANDATORY. PLEASE DO NOT AUDITION UNLESS YOU CAN ATTEND EVERY REHEARSAL. ANYONE MISSING A REHEARSAL WILL BE GIVEN A LESSER ROLE OR WILL BE REPLACED.

Dancers will be required to attend at least one rehearsal a week. Weekly rehearsals will be held on Saturdays at noon (or 1 p.m.) beginning Saturday, September 23, and continuing each Saturday through December 2, excluding September 30 (Yom Kippur), November 11 (part of NJ Teacher Convention Week) and November 25 (Thanksgiving weekend). Some rehearsals for the older students' dances may also be held on Sundays, and some roles scheduled for Saturday, September 30, will be held on Sunday, October 1. Also, some roles will require extra rehearsal time or rehearsals. Some rehearsals will be scheduled on Sunday of Thanksgiving weekend.

Depending on the role, weekly rehearsal times will vary. Each role is given a time slot between noon and 6 p.m. Most rehearsal times will be 1 - 1 1/2 hours. Rehearsals for those selected for the role of petite party children begin on Saturday, October 7. On Sunday, December 3, there will be a stage rehearsal at Paramus Catholic High School. There will be a dress rehearsal prior to the Friday evening, December 8, performance. More detailed information on rehearsals, and information on certain other requirements -- including participation and rehearsal fee, costume rental fee, and ticket sale requirements -- will be given at the audition.