American Midwest Ballet's "The Nutcracker"

Auditions in August

SA Met Ballet auditions local dancers for supporting cast members in ARTS SA's The Nutcracker.

SA Met Ballet partners with Dorothy Keck Dancers to audition local dancers age 7+ for the ARTS SA 2019 presentation of American Midwest Ballet's "The Nutcracker". Details below.

Clara & Fritz

American Midwest Ballet's "The Nutcracker" Clara

American Midwest Ballet auditions local dancers for the roles of Clara and Fritz.

  • Fritz requires acting skills and some movement requirements
  • Clara requires acting skills, advanced dancing and partnering skills

The Party Scene

American Midwest Ballet's "The Nutcracker" Party Scene

Available Parts:

  • Baby Mice
  • Baby Party Children
  • Party Boys and Girls
  • Maids and Butler
  • Toy Soldiers

Battle Scene

American Midwest Ballet's "The Nutcracker - Battle Scene

Available Parts:

  • Little Drosselmeyers
  • Nutcracker Prince
  • Battle Jack

The Land of Sweets

American Midwest Ballet's "The Nutcracker"

Available Parts:

  • Angels
  • Bee & Snails
  • Elves
  • Candy
  • Sugar Plum Court
  • Chinese Dragon

More Advanced Roles

American Midwest Ballet's "The Nutcracker"

Some parts require pointe work and fast, detailed footwork.

Available Parts:

  • Butterflies
  • French Cakes
  • French Bakers


Ages 7-9

Thursday, 8/22 - DKD Location

5:00-6:00 PM  Registration & Measurements

6:00-7:00 PM  Dance Audition


Dorothy Keck Dancers

1532 Austin Hwy, SATX 78218

SA Met Ballet

2800 NE Loop 410, Ste. 307, SATX 78218

Ages 10-11

Thursday, 8/22 - DKD Location

7:00-8:00 PM  Registration and Measurements

8:00-9:00 PM Dance Audition

Ages 12+ Singers

Friday, 8/23 - DKD Location

5:00-6:00 PM  Registration and Measurements

6:00-6:30 PM Vocal Audition

Initial Staging Rehearsals

Your rehearsal period will be determined by casting

Saturday, 8/24 - DKD Location

Elves, Little Drosselmeyers, Clara, Fritz, Sugar Plum Court, Candy, Maids & Butler, Toy Soldiers, Party/Baby Party Kids, Cakes & Bakers, Chinese Dragon, Butterflies

Sunday, 8/25 - SAMB Location

Angels, Snails & Bee, Baby Mice, Clara, Fritz, Clara & Nutcracker Prince

Ages 12+ Dancers

Friday, 8/23 - DKD Location

6:30-7:30 Registration and Measurements

7:30-9:00 Dancer Audition

bring pointe shoes if currently performing en pointe

Registration & Participation Information

Students will be required to sign up for auditions through American Midwest Ballet's website.

There will be a San Antonio-specific page with more details regarding participation requirements and fees.

All roles are cast by AMB Artistic Staff. SA Met Ballet, in conjunction with Dorothy Keck Dancers, will be responsible for hosting all local rehearsal until performance week.

Performance are:

  • Thursday, December 19, 7:30 PM
  • Friday, December 20, 7:30 PM
  • Saturday, December 21, 2:00 & 7:30 PM
  • Sunday, December 22, 2:00 PM