Walton Arts Center to hold children’s auditions for The Nutcracker


The Walton Arts Center will hold local auditions for the children’s party scene in the upcoming production of Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s The Nutcracker.

Children who are chosen will perform on the Walton Arts Center stage accompanied by Canadian dancers during the production of Tchaikovsky’s classic Christmas ballet.

What: Local children’s auditions for a scene in the Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s production of The Nutcracker
When: 1-6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018
Where: Walton Arts Center’s Starr Theater, Fayetteville
Schedule: 1 p.m. – Registration; 2:30 p.m. – Children 7 and 8 years old; 4 p.m. – Children 9 years and older
Info: Visit the audition page

Auditions will take place from 1-6 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018 at the Walton Arts Center’s Starr Theater in Fayetteville.

Girls and boys must be ages 7 to 15 years old (as of Nov. 23, 2018) and be between 3’8″ and 5’3″ in height. Children must be present when handing in audition registration forms to verify height requirement. A current photograph will be required to register for the audition.

Audition attire for girls is any solid color bodysuit, tights, ballet slippers, hair in a neat bun and no jewelry. Audition attire for boys is a white shirt or bodysuit, black shorts or tights, ballet slippers and neat hair.

Additional information and audition forms can be found at the WAC audition page. Forms must be completed and presented during the audition registration period.

Performances of “The Nutcracker” are scheduled Nov. 23-25, 2018 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. Tickets range from $19-$52 and can be purchased by calling 479-443-5600 or by visiting waltonartscenter.org.