Experience the magic of

The Nutcracker – A Tale from the Bayou 

as a member of the Cast!

Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre will cast local children, ages 8 to 12,  as lambs, cherubs, mice, cooks, toy soldiers and party children in this treasured holiday production.


Sunday, September 29th, 2019

12:00-12:45 p.m. Boys 8 years* and up

12:45-1:15 p.m. Girls 8 years* old

1:30-2:15 p.m. Girls 9 years old

2:30-3:30 p.m. Girls 10 years old

3:30-4:00 p.m. Girls 11-12

*Children must be 8 years old by December 31, 2019.

Please arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled audition time.  Wear a leotard, tights, ballet slippers and know your current height and weight.

At Dancers’ Workshop, 10745 Linkwood Court, Baton Rouge, LA 70810  (225) 767-5814.

Performance Dates:

Saturday, December 14th, 2019 & Sunday, December 15th, 2019

At the Raising Cane’s River Center Arena, Saint Louis Street, Baton Rouge, LA 70802

Click here to learn more about our company auditions for advanced dancers.

If you would like to fill out the audition form in advance, you can download and print it here.  Bring the completed form with you along with the $10 audition fee.
Download Nutcracker Audition Form


Children's Auditions (Ages 8 - 12)

Sunday, September 29, 2019

Children's Auditions

Dancer’s Workshop, 10745 Linkwood Court

  • 12:00pm-12:45 pm Boys, 8 years+
  • 12:45 pm-1:15 pm Girls, 8 years old
  • 1:30 pm-2:15 pm Girls, 9 years old
  • 2:30 pm-3:30 pm Girls, 10 years old
  • 3:30 pm-4:00 pm Girls, ages 11-12

Company Auditions (Ages 13+)

Saturday, September 7, 2019

Company Auditions


Advanced dancers with at least 2 years on pointe

Click here for more information about Company Auditions.

  • The children’s roles of Clara and BonBon are reserved for eligible members of BRBT Youth Ballet program.
  • $10 audition fee per dancer.
  • Mandatory rehearsals with our professional artistic staff are on either Saturday or Sunday from mid-October until the week of the production. Rehearsals are one to two hours long, depending on the role.
  • A small participation fee is charged and costumes are provided.
  • Children must be 8 years of age by December 31 to audition.
  • Girls should wear leotard, tights and ballet shoes, with hair in bun.
  • Arrive 15 minutes early in order to fill out paper work. Parents should be able to provide their child’s height, weight and garment size.