All About The
Great Russian Nutcracker Seattle Auditions

Audition Eligibility

Dancers must have at least one year of Ballet training and must be enrolled in Ballet classes for the Fall of 2023 at any local Seattle/Shoreline area dance school.  Dancers 6-18 are eligible. AUDITIONS ARE FREE OF CHARGE

Audition Date & Location

Currently Awaiting 2023 Auditions Announcement.

Audition Check In Time


Audition Attire

Any solid colored-leotard and tights are acceptable and ballet slippers. Hair for girls should be pulled back into a secure ballet bun. 

If You Are Cast In The Performance


Cast dancers pay a $50 cast fee and $50 rehearsal fee.  Fees are due immediately upon casting so bring your checkbook. Only cash or checks are accepted. Make checks payable to American Dance Institute. 

Rehearsal Location

American Dance Institute's Greenwood studio 2, 8001 Greenwood Ave North, Seattle WA 98103.

Rehearsal Schedule

If cast, dancers must be available for rehearsals in Greenwood on Wednesday and Thursday, September 4 & 5 and Saturdays and/or Sunday afternoons, starting September 14th.

Note: They will not need to be there the whole time but for an hour (plus or minus) within that time frame for their particular group to learn the choreography from Moscow Ballet’s rehearsal director. Actual time is TBD.

You will be assigned a 1-hour rehearsal time, approximately, on Saturday and/or Sunday, sometime between the hours of 3:00-9:00 pm. This will be your assigned rehearsal time each week from September 14th – November 3rd.

Schedule subject to change pending additional rehearsal requirements.

Nutcracker Performance Dates

Thursday and Friday, November 7 and 8, Paramount Theater in downtown Seattle.  The Performance starts at 7pm.

Pending number of auditioning dancers, dancers may perform in one or both shows.


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