The Fox Valley Nutcracker

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

Nutcracker Cast Participation Fee

Nutcracker Cast Participation Fee

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Non-refundable participation fee due prior to the first rehearsal.

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  • 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 26, 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 26 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 26 at A Step Above Dance Academy in Batavia, IL.  
    • 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 2.
    • Tech/Dress Rehearsals will be November 19-21 & 23 at The Batavia Fine Arts Centre in Batavia, IL.  Times to be provided during orientation.
    • Performances will be November 24th at 2pm & 7pm and November 25th at 2pm at The Batavia Fine Arts Centre in Batavia, IL.
  • Weekly rehearsal schedules will be posted at  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.