Mountain West Ballet



2017 Audition Notice

The Nutcracker


Young Dancer Requirements:

Girls and boys must be 6 years of age or older by September 9, 2017.


Ballet Training Requirements:

Dancer must be able to demonstrate age appropriate ballet technique and have good understanding of ballet vocabulary. Dancer must be currently enrolled in a ballet class with a ballet school or ballet studio on a year round basis, with minimum of one year of ballet training. Dancer must continue ballet training through out the production. MWB reserve the right to verify dancer's enrollment in ballet school or ballet studio.


Step #1 Click here to Pre-Register Online August 8 - August 22

Online pre-registration is required before you arrive at the Dancer Registration. If you have more than one child to register, you will need to register each child individually. Online pre-registration will close August 22nd, 2017 at 6:00PM Mountain standard time.



Step #2 Dancers Registration

Dancers required to be at registration in person. Online pre-registration must be completed before you arrive at Dancers Registration.

Attend one of the sessions below:

Saturday August 26, 11:00PM - 2PM, Tuesday August 29, 5:00 - 8:00PM, or Wednesday August 30, 5:00 - 8:00PM at Mountain West Ballet, 8731 S Sandy Parkway #106, Sandy, Utah

Payments due at registration, cash or two separate checks:

  • $10 non-refundable audition fee
  • $40 performance deposit. Deposit maybe refunded if dancer drops by Wednesday September 13, 10:00am.
  • Specific audition times and instructions will be given at Dancers Registration.


Step #3 Audition 

Saturday, September 9, 2017, Union Middle School, 615 E 8000 S, Sandy, UT.

You must complete step #1 and #2, Pre-Register online and attend one of the Dancer Registration session, in order to audition.


Mandatory Cast Member/Parent Meeting: Cast members over 18 and parent of cast members who are under 18 are required to attend one of the meeting sessions on Saturday, September 9. Multiple sessions will be available through out audition day and detail will be given at Dancers Registration. 


After audition results are posted, in order to participate Nutcracker production, you must email participation status and attend costume casting.


Participation status must be emailed by 10:00AM on Wednesday September 13.


Costume Casting: Cast members are required to attend costume casting session on September 15. Please check the Dancer’s Calendar for specific fitting schedule. The costume casting session is extremely important and cast members will be dismissed if fail to attend the costume casting.


For questions, contact Mountain West Ballet by email or by phone 801-572-6222.



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