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Nutcracker 2012 - Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre holding Children's Auditions


Jose Mateo Ballet & TheatreStatewide Children’s Auditions in Cambridge, Duxbury & Dorchester for José Mateo Ballet Theatre’s

José Mateo Ballet Theatre is looking for 200 children to fill 3 casts in the roles of Party Children, Mice, Soldiers, Angels, Court Attendants, Polichinelles, and Clara. Over 500 Children are expected to audition for the  most beloved holiday classic!

Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre’s 25th annual production of The Nutcracker will tour this holiday season to The Duxbury Performing Arts Center (November 24-25), The Sanctuary Theatre, Cambridge (December 1-16), and The Strand Theater, Dorchester (December 22-24).  All children cast in the production will perform in all three locations.

WHO: José Mateo Ballet Theatre

WHAT: 
Children’s Auditions for The Nutcracker.  José Mateo Ballet Theatre is looking for 200 children to fill 3 casts in the roles of Party Children, Mice, Soldiers, Angels, Court Attendants, Polichinelles, and Clara.

Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre’s 25th annual production of The Nutcracker will tour this holiday season to The Duxbury Performing Arts Center (November 24-25), The Sanctuary Theatre, Cambridge (December 1-16), and The Strand Theater, Dorchester (December 22-24).  All children cast in the production will perform in all three locations.

WANTED:
Children and teenagers ages 6*-18
*Previous dance experience is not required for children ages 6-10

WHEN: Saturday, September 8, 2012, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
The Sanctuary Theatre
400 Harvard Street, Cambridge

Sunday, September 9, 2012, 1:00-4:00 pm
The Ellison Center for the Arts
64 St. George St, Duxbury

Saturday, September 15, 2012, 10:00 am-2:00 pm
The Kroc Center
650 Dudley Street, Dorchester
HOW:
Call (617) 354-7467 or www.ballettheatre.org for more information and audition times by age
Audition fee:  $25

WHY:
José Mateo Ballet Theatre’s Nutcracker is the only local professional production to hold open auditions for young dancers outside its own school.


About Jose Mateo Ballet & Theatre

Cuban-born José Mateo is Founder and Artistic Director of José Mateo Ballet Theatre, one of America’s leading producers of new ballets, and the area’s most innovative school for quality ballet training.  Founded in 1986, Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre’s highly acclaimed Company regularly presents Mateo’s innovative vision of classical ballet at its stunning Sanctuary Theatre in its home at the Old Cambridge Baptist Church in Harvard Square, Cambridge.

The School offers an innovative model for a high-quality academy with a humanistic approach to ballet training that fosters diversity and inclusion.  The organization is the originator of Dance for World Community, a project that builds local and global networks to expand the role of dance in our culture, and the producer of the annual Dance for World Community Festival.


Contact:  Julie Hayen Miller
    jhayenmiller@yahoo.com
    Desiree Rose (617) 354-7467
Posted: August 28, 2012     Nancy J Conrad

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