Photo by Alex Pajunas
WARRENTON — Curtain up! Light the lights! This is the community’s invitation to be part of a holiday family favorite.
For the past 43 years, Little Ballet Theatre has been producing the full-length traditional ballet The Nutcracker, with full symphony orchestra (conducted by Cory Pederson), 75 dancers and choir.
Open auditions will be held Saturday, Sept. 30, at Maddox Dance Studio (389 S. Main Ave.).
Children age 7 by Oct. 1, with at least one year of ballet experience, may audition for the parts of Mice and Candy Ribbons. Older children and teen dancers may audition for Soldiers, Angels and Snow Flurries.
There is no audition fee. Dancers auditioning for Soldiers and Angels should report by 1 p.m. for check-in, accompanied by an adult. Dancers auditioning for Baby Mice, Bon Bons and Candy Ribbons should report at 2 p.m. for check-in, accompanied by an adult. Dress code for all auditions: black leotards, pink tights and ballet shoes for girls; white t-shirts, black pants or shorts for boys.