“What I’m trying to do is tap in to what people enjoy,” explains Bloch. “Some love the ballet, some like a bit more of a beat.”
★★★★★ North Shore News
Ballet Bloch’s Nutcracker is filled with surprises! Audiences will meet the delightful Clara and Nutcracker, be terrified by the infamous Rat Queen and her gang of Rats, travel through the forest of Snowflakes and be charmed by the Sugarplum Fairy in the Kingdom of Sweets.
Both Matinee and Evening performances provide aspiring dancers with remarkable performance opportunities, showcasing local talent and Professional Guest Artists: Tyler Carver, Giovanni Giordano, Kyle Toy and Clarke Koehle.
This North Shore production of The Nutcracker celebrates a coming together of diverse dance groups and genres (classical ballet to hip-hop) and demonstrates the support and development of performing arts and culture in Vancouver, Canada.
Auditions for The Nutcracker are on Saturday 9 Sep at the following times:
SAT 9 SEP – NUTCRACKER AUDITION
10:00-10:30Registration: Group 1 & 2
10:30-11:30GROUP 1: 7-10yrs Mice/Bon-Bons/Clowns/(Little Angels)
11:30-12:30GROUP 2: 8-12yrs Party Boys*/Fritz*//Carol Singers/Carnival of Sweets *girls can dance boys roles
– 30min BREAK –
12:30-1:00Registration: Groups 3 – 5
1:00-2:00Adv students warm-up (full barre) on own in Studio 2 Put Pointe shoes on & warm-up feet – be ready at 2pm
1:00-2:00GROUP 3: 10yrs+ Party Girls/Clara/Nutcracker Doll*/Cupcakes/Baker*/Russians**/(Butlers*) *girls can dance boys roles **for Russians bring character shoes
2:00-3:00GROUP 4: 12yrs+ (Pointe shoes required for girls) Soldiers/Harlequin Doll/Ballerina Doll/Angels/Chinese/ Turkish/Mirlitons/Russian Male/Flowers/Snowflakes
– 30min BREAK –
3:30-5:00GROUP 5: 14yrs+ and Half Day students (Pointe shoes required for girls) Rat Queen/Dream Clara/Snow Queen/Lead Angel/Spanish/ Arabian/Flower Queen/Sugarplum
9 September 2023
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