The Idaho Falls Symphony & the Eugene Ballet Company

proudly announce

Nutcracker Auditions Open to Area Dance Students

There’s a joyful magic at every performance as local aspiring young dancers join the Eugene Ballet Company on stage, while the Sugar Plum Fairy transports all to the Snow Kingdom and the Land of the Sweets.


Audition date: Friday, September 13, 2019

Location: Idaho Falls School of Ballet, 410 W. 16th Street, Idaho Falls, 83402

Audition fee: $15 (cash or checks to the Idaho Falls Symphony due at audition time)

Audition times:

Baby Mice (ages 5-7) 4:00-4:30

Angels (ages 7-9) 4:30-5:00

Bon Bons (ages 9-11) 5:00-6:00

Party Children (ages 11-15) 6:00-7:30

Waltz (3 years pointe) 7:30-8:30

Auditions will be conducted by a representative from Eugene Ballet who will be making all casting decisions.


All Rehearsals at IF School of Ballet studios are MANDATORY:

Saturday Rehearsal Times:
Waltz of the Flowers: 11am-12pm
Party Children: 12-1pm
Bon Bons: 1-1:45pm
Angels: 1:45-2:15pm
Baby Mice: 2:15-2:45pm
  • Saturday, September 14th and 28th

  • Saturday, October 5th and 19th

  • Saturday, November 2nd, 9th, and 16th

  • Saturday, December 7th (Afternoon time TBA)

  • Wednesday, December 11th (Time TBA), Civic Center for Performing Arts with Company


Performances: Thursday, December 12th, 2019, Civic Center for the Performing Arts, Idaho Falls, 10:00am and 7:30pm

Note that students may miss partial days of school the week of the performance. Students who are chosen to perform will be responsible for their own tights and ballet slippers or pointe shoes, and a simple leotard to wear under their costume. Eugene Ballet will provide costumes. All rehearsals are mandatory for participation.