Madison Ballet's performances are fresh, athletic, and challenging, offering artists an opportunity to perform some of the most popular works in the ballet repertoire.

2018 Nutcracker Auditions

Sunday, September 9, 2018
3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Now auditioning male and female professional dancers for Madison Ballet's 2018 performances of The Nutcracker, December 8-26, 2018.

All professional dancers are required to provide a resume, head shot, references, and video excerpts.*

Email Interim Artistic Director Sara Schumann for more information:

*Note: students auditioning for community roles during this time slot should click here for more information.



2018 Nutcracker Performances

Friday, December 7, 10am (school show)
Saturday, December 8, 2 pm
Sunday, December 9, 2 pm
Saturday, December 15, 2 pm
Saturday, December 15, 7 pm
Sunday, December 16, 2 pm
Saturday, December 22, 2 pm
Sunday, December 23, 2 pm
Monday, December 24, 1 pm
Wednesday, December 26, 2 pm



From classical story ballets like A Midsummer Night's Dream to the work of modern masters like George Balanchine and Christopher Wheeldon, Madison Ballet has become one of the most highly respected regional ballet companies in the Midwest.

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 A resident organization of both Overture Center for the Arts and the Bartell Theatre, Madison Ballet has a long an successful history as one of the largest performing arts organizations in Wisconsin and is a part of the vibrant and growing cultural arts scene in greater Madison.