Discover Ames

Nutcracker Auditions

Auditions will be held on Sunday, August 21 from 12pm (noon)-7:45pm at Stephens Auditorium. Registration will begin at 11:15am. Free parking is available in Lot B3 (south of Stephens Auditorium and Center Drive). Please enter Stephens Auditorium through the Southeast Corner – Stage Door. Do not drop off or park in the loading dock area.

All dancers must complete the information below before arriving at Stephens Auditorium for auditions on August 21:  1) Complete online audition card and 2) Print off audition card and bring to registration.  If you forget your audition card, we will have an area set up with a laptop/ipad and printer so you can fill out the information online and print it for a $5 fee.  There will be no blank audition cards at registration.

Dancers need to be dressed, warmed-up and ready to audition at the times listed on the order form for the part(s) you’re auditioning for. All dancers should wear leotards, tights, and ballet or pointe shoes.

Dancers MUST be enrolled in a dance studio and pointe dancers MUST be studying pointe to perform. Children must be 6 years of age or older (by the date of the performance) to perform. You may be cast in a part for which you did not audition. We reserve the right to cast you in ANY part. Dancers are encouraged to audition for every role they are capable of performing.

More info here


Aug 21 2022


12:00 pm - 7:45 pm


Stephens Auditorium, ISU campus


Skip to content