Ballet Jörgen holding Nutcracker auditions; seeks dancers aged 8 to 17

GUELPH – Ballet Jörgen is returning to River Run Centre in December with two performances of The Nutcracker and as soon as once more is providing the chance for native dance college students to carry out with the skilled dancers of Ballet Jörgen. 

Nutcracker auditions are scheduled for Sept. 9 on the Guelph Youth Music Centre at 75 Cardigan St. in Guelph.  

younger dancers between the ages of 8 and 17 are requested to register on-line on the Ballet Jörgen web site

Audition occasions might be supplied after registration.

To register:

– go to the web site

– choose Jörgen Neighborhood Dance and comply with the Youth Participant Applications hyperlink to The Nutcracker Native Participant Program;

– full the registration type; and

– you’ll obtain a phone name inside 10 enterprise days confirming the precise time of your audition.

Chosen college students ought to be ready to attend rehearsal for the rest of the day on Sept. 9 and all day Sept. 10.  

Within the weeks main as much as the efficiency, the chosen college students will rehearse repeatedly at Royal Metropolis Faculty of Ballet and Theatre Jazz Inc. in Guelph.

Performances are Dec. 20 and 21 at 7:30pm on the River Run Centre in Guelph. 

Chosen college students will should be out there all through each days for costume rehearsal with the ballet firm and night performances at 7:30pm.  

Created in 2008, this manufacturing of The Nutcracker premiered to rave opinions and places a Canadian stamp on Tchaikovsky’s well-loved rating.

Choreographed by Bengt Jörgen, this pleasant re-working of the timeless basic is born from a collaboration with the world-renowned McMichael Canadian Artwork Assortment. 

Ballet Jörgen’s The Nutcracker options as backdrops, Canada’s twentieth Century panorama artists Franklin Carmichael’s Church and Homes at Bisset (1931), Tom Thomson’s Snow within the Woods (1916) and L.L. FitzGerald’s Bushes and Wildflowers (1922). 

Audiences embark on a grand journey by means of our northern lands crammed with snowflakes, trilliums and woodland creatures.  

Roles reminiscent of Beaver, Frog, Dragonfly, Squirrel and Bear Cub might be stuffed by younger dancers chosen through the auditions on Sept. 9. 

Based in 1987, Ballet Jörgen is a classical ballet firm with the mandate of constructing ballet accessible and related to twenty first century audiences.  

Ballet Jörgen strives to make dance inclusive of everybody, inspiring participation in and appreciation of the humanities by means of private connections and expertise. 

“Telling Canadian tales, and creating dance works knowledgeable by our Canadian identification, Ballet Jörgen is probably the most broadly toured of Canada’s skilled ballet firms – a real nationwide treasure,” official state.

Grownup tickets for the River Run performances are $55/$50; senior tickets are $51/$46; and scholar tickets are $38/$33. 

Premier seating value is $78.  Costs embrace HST. 

Tickets at the moment are on sale at River Run Centre Field Workplace at (519)763-3000 or 1-877-520-2408 or