The Fox Valley Nutcracker

Fox Valley Ballet proudly presents The Fox Valley Nutcracker, a Fox Valley holiday tradition.

Audition Registration

Audition Registration

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Non refundable audition registration. * If you are cast in the production this will apply towards your participation fee.*

Auditions will be held Sunday, July 28 at the Batavia Fine Arts Centre.
Enter through the stage door.

  • All students must wear ballet attire for the auditions. Boys must wear a white t-shirt with black pants/shorts.

  • Please arrive 20 minutes prior to your audition time to check-in and warm up.

  • Bring a headshot (no larger than 4x6) to the audition. Headshots will not be returned.

  • Bring a completed Audition Form and Liability Waiver/Photo Release Form.

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Participation Requirements

  • Non-refundable audition fee of $25 per participant. Audition fee will be applied to the participation fee.

  • Non-refundable participation fee of $280 per participant to assist with production costs including costumes, choreographers, venue rental, etc. Participation fee due by the first rehearsal on Sunday, August 25, or cast member will not be allowed in rehearsal.

  • Participation fee discounts are available for families with 2 or more participants. Dads Dance Free discount for adult male roles.

  • Students participating must be enrolled in at least one ballet class at an approved dance school.

  • Mandatory orientation meeting on Sunday, August 25 at 12:00 pm. Participant and at least one parent/guardian must attend or will not be eligible to participate.

  • ALL REHEARSALS ARE MANDATORY. Please DO NOT audition if you cannot commit to the rehearsals and performance dates. Participants may not be required for every Sunday or for the entire rehearsal but we do ask that they hold the day for rehearsals if called.

    • Rehearsals begin Sunday, August 25.

    • Rehearsals will be on Sundays between 12:00 pm and 6:00pm and some Friday evenings for soloists. Times may vary depending on the role.

    • There will be no rehearsal Sunday, September 1.

    • Tech/Dress Rehearsals will be November 25-27 & 29. Times to be provided during orientation.

    • Performances will be November 30th at 2pm & 7pm and December 1st at 2pm.

  • Weekly rehearsal schedules will be posted at FoxValleyNutcracker.com. Schedules are typically posted prior to the first week of the month.

The Fox Valley Nutcracker is presented by Fox Valley Ballet a 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization.