Auditions set for 8th annual production of ‘The Nutcracker’

Staff reports

Auditions for the 8th annual production of “The Nutcracker,” presented by Ascension Ballet Theatre, will be Sept. 19 at Dutchtown High School’s cafetorium.

All participants are asked to bring ballet shoes or socks, dance attire, a head shot and resume or biography and a $10 audition and placement fee.

An adult must accompany all participants ages 15 and younger.

Audition times are:

• Ages 6-9 years old  - 9-10:15 a.m.

• Ages 10-13 years old - 10:30-11:45 a.m.

• Ages 14 and older - noon-1:15 p.m.

• Pointe audition - 1:30-2:15 p.m.

The cast list will be posted on the theatre’s blog at by midnight Sept. 20.

A mandatory cast and parent meeting will be Sept. 26 at 10 a.m. at Wow Wingery on Hwy. 30 in Gonzales.