Tue 7 Aug 2012
The Eugene Ballet Company (EBC) will bring the holiday classic The Nutcracker to the College of the Siskiyous Weed Campus, Kenneth W. Ford Theatre, on Friday evening, November 30, at 7 p.m. The Eugene Ballet Company invites all interested Siskiyou County school-age children (ages 5 to 15) with dance experience to audition to dance with the company in this performance.
Auditions will be held on Saturday, September 8, (times and roles are listed below) at the College of the Siskiyous Weed Campus in the Theater Building, room 4. All children chosen to perform with the Eugene Ballet Company are required to participate in weekly rehearsals until the day of the performance. Each child will also receive one complimentary ticket for the performance.
Audition Time Audition Role Age
12 – 1:30 pm Party Children 11 to 15 years (boys/girls)
1:30 – 2:30 pm Lady Bugs 9 to 11 years (boys/girls)
2:30 – 3 pm Angels 7 to 9 years (boys/girls)
3 – 3:30 pm Baby Mice 5 to 7 years (boys/girls)
Children auditioning should plan to arrive at the audition at least 15-20 minutes prior to the audition time to fill out registration forms. Late-comers will not be allowed to audition. Boys and girls are welcome to audition for all parts. The Eugene Ballet Company will charge an audition fee of $5 per child auditioning for the production in order to defray the audition cost. Girls should wear class uniform, or a solid colored leotard, pink tights and pink ballet shoes, and hair should be secured in a bun. Boys should wear white t-shirt, black tights and black ballet shoes. All students audition in flat technique shoes.
For more information or to order tickets contact the COS Weed Campus Institutional Advancement Office, (530) 938-5373. Tickets for The Nutcracker go on sale September 4 and may be purchased from the Weed Campus Institutional Advancement Office; Village Books in Mt. Shasta; and Nature’s Kitchen in Yreka. General admission tickets are $20, seniors are $19, and $12 for children 12 and under. All seats are open seating. Group ticket rates are also available.Share on Facebook