Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker Ballet:

A Holiday Tradition


Just a reminder that we have TWO productions of The Nutcracker this year and auditions are coming up! 

Due to Covid we are only allowing dancers enrolled at Barriskill to audition this year. 


The Nutcracker (Performances December 17-19)

All Barriskill dancers 12+ who can provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination (by December 10, 2021) are eligible to audition. 

Nutty Nutcracker (Performances December 11-12)

Barriskill dancers ages 6 and older are invited to audition on Friday, September 17. This production will incorporate the genres of ballet, jazz, tap and hip hop to create an all-new dance experience. 


5:15-6:15 in Studio 2: Dancers ages 6-7 will audition 

All 6-7 year olds must be picked up by 6:15.

6:00-7:30 in Studio 4: Dancers ages 8-9 will audition 

6:00-7:30 in Studio 6: Dancers ages 10 and up will audition 

Students should come dressed in tights and a leotard or black leggings and a t-shirt. Hair should be secured out of the face. If you have them, please bring ballet shoes and tap shoes (not required).