Colorado Ballet

Academy Auditions

Academy student auditions for 15/16 season

 Students will have the opportunity to audition for roles in The Nutcracker and Alice (in Wonderland).  To audition for either of these productions, you must be a Colorado Ballet Academy student registered for the 2015-2016 year.  Click here to register for the 2015-2016 session.


Audition fees are $25

Nutcracker participation cost is $125

Alice participation cost is $125

The Nutcracker

Artists of Colorado Ballet and Colorado Ballet Academy in The Nutcracker by Mike Watson

When: Sunday September 13, 2015
Time: Registration begins at 12:00pm
Where: Colorado Ballet Academy, 1075 Santa Fe Drive
Fee: $25.00
Who: All Currently enrolled Academy students ages 8 & older (must be 8 by Sept. 1 and enrolled in the ballet program)

Auditions for Academy student roles in Colorado Ballet's 55th annual production of The Nutcracker will take place from 12-5 p.m. on September 13 with rehearsals held Saturday afternoons starting Saturday, September 19th, 2015.  The roles are for students heights 4’-5’5" and students ages 8 and up.  Performances run November 28-December 27. You can download a registration form here. 

Schedule of Auditions- Please arrive 30 minutes prior to the audition time noted, students should audition for each role they are the appropriate height for. 

1:00-2:00pm: Angels & Sugarplum Attendants, Height requirement - 4'-4' 6" (Level 2 & up) 
2:00-4:00pm: Party Scene- Height requirement- 4'-5'2" & Polichinelles- Height requirement - 4'2"-5'3" (Level 2 & up) 
4:00-5:00pm: Battle Scene, Height requirement - 4'11"-5'5" (Level 5 & up) 

Please note:

  • Colorado Ballet will take measurements of each student as they register. Students must meet age and height requirements for the role/roles in which they are auditioning.
  • The Academy will post audition results at the Academy, as well as send results via e-mail by 4:00pm on Thursday, September 17. 
  • Students must accept all or none of the roles they are offered and must be available for ALL scheduled rehearsals as well as full day rehearsals and rehearsals at the theater the week of Thanksgiving. Students must be also available for all performance dates starting on November 28 for opening weekend.

Photo: Colorado Ballet Academy student with Artist of Colorado Ballet in "The Nutcracker" by Mike Watson

Sharon Wehner by Allen BirnbachAlice (in Wonderland)

Auditions for Academy student roles in Colorado Ballet's production of Alice (in Wonderland) will take place from 12-5 p.m. on October 18.  Rehearsals will be held during the first two weeks of January 2016 and on Saturdays in January and February 2016.  Students must be available for dress rehearsals during Tech Week (starting February 16) including student matinee during the day on February 18 and ALL performances:

Friday, February 19, 2016 - 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, February 20, 2016 - 2 p.m.
Saturday, February 20, 2016 - 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, February 21, 2016 - 2 p.m.
Friday, February 26, 2016 - 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, February 27, 2016 - 2 p.m.
Saturday, February 27, 2016 - 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, February 28, 2016 - 2 p.m.

Photo: Colorado Ballet Principal Dancer Sharon Wehner by Allen Birnbach


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