Auditions for The Story of the Nutcracker - Directed by Mary Ain Rashida-Sykes

Written by Michelle Vacca

Performances: December 7-22, 2019

As in the ballet, the children's play is set to the dreamy music by Peter Illyich Tchaikovsky. Fritz and Marie are visited by Uncle Drosselmeyer .who brings three very special dolls for their Christmas presents. Marie falls asleep holding Clara, the nutcracker. As she enters dreamland the lights flicker, the Christmas tree grows and the beautiful dolls come to life.

Auditions: October 6 @ 7 pm and October 7 @ 7pm

Stage Manager: OPEN

CHARACTERS:
Ages 7+ are welcome to audition for this holiday show. Cast will be adults and children. All roles are open. 

  • Marie:14-early 20’s
  • Fritz/Eeeky/Butterscotch:14-early 20’s 
  • Nutcracker/Prince: 14-early 20’s (Dancer)
  • Clara/Silver Frost: 14- early 20’s (Dancer)
  • Soldier/ Taffy: 14- early 20’s (Dancer)
  • Mother/Sugar Plum Fairy: 30+
  • Father/Squeeky/Tutti Frutti: 30+
  • Snow Queen/ Female House servant: 30+
  • Snow King/ Male House servant: 30+
  • Dosselmeyer/Mouse King/N. Wind/ Bittersweet/BonBon: 30+
  • Crystal White: 7+ (male or female)
  • Shimmering Ice: 7+ (male or female)
  • 3-5 Ensemble (male /female): 7+

THE AUDITION PROCESS:

The audition will consist of cold reading and some movement. Please bring headshot and resume if you have them available.

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