Call For Auditions For Greater Seattle Student Dancers

August 28, 2018 7:22am

Does your child want to take part in a ballet? Here’s more info about an opportunity coming up this Fall.

The Moscow Ballet returns to Seattle this November and is inviting greater Seattle student dancers to audition for a role in their Great Russian Nutcracker.

If cast, students will dance on stage with the Moscow Ballet at  Seattle’s Paramount Theater, Thursday, November 8th, and Friday, November 9th at 7 pm.

Students will audition for The Great Russian Nutcracker’s ancillary roles, including little snowflakes, mice, party children, snow sprites, snow maidens, Spanish, Russian, French, Arabian, and Chinese dancers.

Student dancers must be between 6 and 18 years of age, currently enrolled in any dance school, and have had a minimum of one year of ballet training. Auditions are free of charge.

American Dance Institute of Greenwood, Magnolia & Shoreline WA. serves as host for the Moscow Ballet’s auditions and rehearses the dancers for the Seattle performances. Auditions will be held at American Dance Institute’s Shoreline studio on Monday, September 10, 2018.

The Moscow Ballet hopes to cast between 65-100 local dancers for the 2018 production. Last year, dance students from Eli McCracken, of Federal Way to Mario Manansala, of Everett were cast, along with 63 Seattle area dancers. This year Moscow Ballet hopes to cast between 65 and 100.

This year the Moscow Ballet will give 140 performances in November and December across the US and Canada.  They will give two Seattle performances in 2018.

Learn more about the official auditions go to American Dance Institue’s website.