The Nutcracker

The Dance Connection’s Nutcracker is central New Jersey’s original youth ballet Nutcracker. Young ballerinas and dancers from ages 5-18 dance a narrated and abridged version of Tchaikovsky’s classical ballet. Our Nutcracker is about 1 hour and 15 minutes long and we invite all families and children up on stage to join us after the show. It’s perfect for young audiences!!

Join The Nutcracker
(open to children age 5 – High School)

Being part of The Dance Connection’s Nutcracker is an experience your child will remember for their lifetime. Dancers build confidence and collaborate with fellow dancers to perform for thousands of people throughout central New Jersey. In addition to developing their ballet technique, company dancers take class together, rehearse together and build lifelong friendships. Any child in kindergarten or older is welcome. Beginners are encouraged and welcome to audition.

 

For Parents looking for a ballet academy for their children, The Dance Connection is a well established New Jersey ballet school. We are located nearby in Hillsborough NJ.

Auditions Schedule 2019

Saturday August 10th
12:00-2:30pm (studio opens at 11:00am for warm up)
Intermediate and advanced dancers only. Arrive early to warm up. Please wear leotard, tights and have hair in a bun. This Audition is for dancers who have been taking 2 or more ballet classes for the past 3 years. We prefer that all advanced and intermediate dancers who have previously been in The Dance Connection’s Nutcracker attend this audition.

Friday September 6th
6:30-7:30
(Choreographers will warm up dancers)
Audition for dancers in Kindergarten through 3rd grade who have only taken 1 dance class a week since pre-school. No intermediate or advanced dancers will be considered at this audition. Choreographers will warm you child up and make sure they feel confident for their audition.

Sunday September 8th
11-12:30
(Choreographers will warm up dancers)
Audition for dancers in Kindergarten through 3rd grade who have only taken 1 dance class a week since pre-school. No intermediate or advanced dancers will be considered at this audition. Choreographers will warm you child up and make sure they feel confident for their audition.

Sunday September 8th
12:30-2:00 (studio opens at 11:30am for warm up)
Intermediate and advanced dancers and any child in 4th grade or older. Please arrive early to warm up; wear leotard, tights and have hair in a bun.