Children’s Audition for Nutcracker

Saturday, September 9th

Audition 1:

* Level 1A - Level 3 | Elementary | Intermediate

1:30 pm Registration
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Audition

* Enrolled in ballet classes at Bay Pointe Ballet School
* Age 6 by September 9, 2017
* Minimum of one year ballet training

Audition 2:

Nutcracker & Youth Ensemble
Level 4 - 6

3:00 pm Registration
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm Nutcracker Audition
5:00PM – 6:00PM Youth Ensemble

* Enrolled in ballet classes at Bay Pointe Ballet School
* Level 4 through Level 6
* Minimum two years of ballet training

Students in Level 4 -6 may attend both Nutcracker and Youth Ensemble Audition, Nutcracker only, or Youth Ensemble only. Only one audition fee will be due for students attending both auditions.

Audition details:

* Audition is open to only ballet students currently enrolled at Bay Pointe Ballet School.
* Audition will be held at Bay Pointe Ballet – 271 Wattis Way in South San Francisco.
* Students must audition in their class uniform.
* The $25 audition fee is non-refundable, even if student is not cast in the production.

Students must submit their registration form, audition fee and headshot/school photo during or prior to the registration period in order to attend the audition. Please leave ample time to complete the registration process, receive an audition number and allow time for student to be measured prior to the audition.

Though we aim to take as many eligible students as possible, roles are limited and we may not be able to accommodate everyone. Casting will be notified by email by Saturday, September 16. Roles are determined by Bay Pointe Ballet Artistic staff and are non-negotiable.

Due to the limited number of rehearsals, no schedule conflicts will be accommodated. Students who miss rehearsals due to injury, illness or family emergency may be subject to removal from the cast at the discretion of Artistic Director and Children’s Ballet Mistress.

Parent Meeting:
* Saturday, September 23rd 1PM – 2PM
Mandatory for first time BPB Nutcracker Parents, optional for parents whose children participated in Nutcracker 2016.

Rehearsal & Fitting Schedule | Downloadable Calendar Available Soon
Rehearsals begin Saturday, September 23 and are held on Saturday afternoons between 1PM – 6PM. Please note that rehearsal and fittings may be subject to change. Schedules are sent out on the Monday of each week.

Theatre Rehearsals December 12 - 15. Times TBD.

* Saturday, December 16 @ 2PM | San Mateo Performing Arts Center
* Saturday, December 16 @ 7PM | San Mateo Performing Arts Center
* Sunday, December 17 @ 2PM | San Mateo Performing Arts Center

If offered a role, the following participation fees will be due on Saturday, September 16:
* $275 with parent volunteer hours required
* $500 with no parent volunteer hours required.
* Participation fees are non-refundable.

Questions? Call 650-835-1035 or email us at