2017 Nutcracker Cast Placements in August/ September

Level 1-7 Casting Details:

  • The August 28th- September 2nd Level 1-7 dancers will be assessed for Nutcracker roles during their regular class times.
  • Parent meetings will be held that week during class time.
  • Rehearsals begin Tuesday, September 4th

Princess Pirouette™ and Fundamentals Casting Details:

  • Sunday, September 24th 1:00-2:00pm will be our parent meeting and student placement for Princess Pirouette dancers and Fundamentals classes with children over the age of 3yrs.
  • Dancers must be 3yrs old by August 1st to participate, and enrolled in Pre-Ballet, Ballet/Tap, Pre-Jazz, Ballet/Acro or a Fundamentals class. All dancers that attend placement will be cast in the show.
  • Rehearsals for PP and Fundamentals begin Sunday, October 1st and run every Sunday in October.

All Cast Details:

  • All cast rehearsals are November 3-4th and November 11-12th.
  • Show week prep in theater is Tuesday, November 14th-Thursday, November 16th
  • Performances are Friday, November 17th-Sunday, November 19th.

All registered dancers at Arizona Dance Artistry can participate in our annual production of "The Nutcracker Suite". Dancers must participate in a minimum of one ballet class at Arizona Dance Artistry to be eligible to participate. Our Princess Pirouette™ Pre-Ballet and Combo classes are also included in this annual production. *Due to age limitations, Creative Movement will only participate in our Holiday Magic production.

Our community outreach program includes children from United Cerebral Palsy of Central Arizona for the 2015 production season. Their rehearsals will take place at the UCP of Central Arizona facility.

A special invitation is extended to the Cactus Pine Council, Girl Scouts of Arizona troops, to attend an exclusive Nutcracker backstage tour, learn "Waltz of the Flowers" choreography, Cast Meet and Greet plus opportunity to earn their Dance Badge. Troops are offered special group pricing, please contact us for more details

Phoenix Youth Ballet Theatre, a non-profit ballet program and resident ballet company at Arizona Dance Artistry, provides a fully funded, professional, two-act theater production of "The Nutcracker Suite" each season.

Arizona Dance Artistry is the only dance studio in North Phoenix to provide such a unique and memorable opportunity for dancers!

See more information about Phoenix Youth Ballet Theatre here

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