It’s already time to start planning for THE NUTCRACKER HOLIDAY SPECTACULAR 2017! Please find below important information for this season’s event. All dancers ages 6+ are welcome to audition!Dancers from all studios are welcome to audition and participate. We do ask that dancers ask their studio directors for permission to audition and participate as professional courtesy.

Important Information Regarding the 2017 Nutcracker:Important MANDATORY Dates…

-Show Dates: November 25th and 26th, 2017 at the Milton Centre for the Arts.
-Dress Rehearsals: November 24th, 2017 at the Milton Centre for the Arts.
-Technical Rehearsal: November (Date and Location TBD)
-Saturdays 2:00-4:00 pm and/or Sunday 10:30-12:00 pm from September 16th, 2017 to November 19th, 2017. Zero Absence Policy in Effect.**

Other Notes…

-All dancers ages 6+ and abilities are welcome to audition!

-Dancers Auditioning on July 20th, 2017 and August 4th, 2017 from 6:00-8:15 pm will be considered for all Corp de Ballet, Soloist and Principal Roles for all styles of dance including ballet, pointe, modern, acro, jazz and tap.

-Dancers must be available for The Nutcracker Choreography Weekend August 19-20th, 2017 to learn their Choreography for the show. Schedule of exact times will be sent out in acceptance packages. Dancers not available for this weekend, please audition on September 10th, 2017 (Only eligible for party scene roles). (Zero Absence Policy in Effect.**)

-Dancers may then choose to rehearse either on Saturdays 2:30-4:30 pm for Act II and/or Sunday 10:30 am-12:00 pm (Must be selected at time of Audition)- Running from September 16th, 2017 to November 19th, 2017. (Zero Absence Policy in Effect.**)

-Dancers Auditioning in Saturday, September 10th, 2017 3:00-4:00 pm will only be considered for the Party Scene and must be available to rehearse Sunday 10:30-12:00 pm from September 16th, 2017 to November 19th, 2017. (Zero Absence Policy in Effect.**)-$20.00 audition fee applies to all dancers. Please bring cash on the day of the audition.

**Zero Absence Policy in Effect- Dancers are not permitted to miss any rehearsal during the rehearsal process at any time, regardless of reason. Dancers who do, will immediately be re-cast as understudies for the remainder of the production due to the tight rehearsal timeline.

We hope to see you this summer!
Please email nutcracker@thedanceclassmilton.com to register.

Thank you to our 2016 Participants, Choreographers/Directors and most importantly our AUDIENCE!

2016 Show Details

Guest artists from the community include Milton Show Choir, Milton Youth Theatre Productions, Dance Elite, The Dance Class, Burlington Dance Company, Centre Stage School of the Arts, Song Spinners, Danse Avec Moi and more! We even have special guest Tyler Fergus (local Magician) playing the role of Drosselmeyer as well as Patrick Blain (Juilliard School, New York City) and Victoria Santaguida (Joffrey Ballet Concert Group, New York City) who will be performing the roles of The Nutcracker and Sugar Plum.

The Nutcracker: Holiday Spectacular

Presented by The Dance Class

Saturday, November 26, 2016 7:00 pm &

Sunday, November 27, 2016 2:00 pm

Mattamy Theatre

Adult: $35

Child*/Student/Senior: $30

eyeGO: $5

* Babes in arms are permitted at this show with their own ticket, regardless of age.

The Dance Class