2018 Auditions
36th Season

A professional touring production since 1982.
Images from previous Touring Cast Auditions
Dancer Information
o  Those seriously interested in the Touring Cast should attend the Concord auditions; however dancers may audition at any site for any cast if necessary.
o  Auditions are open to all ballet-trained dancers age 7 & over. Casting is not related to studio affiliation; further, no dancer will ever be asked to
participate in the classes/activities of any studio other than that at which he/she regularly studies.
o  Every role is truly a level-appropriate dancing role; therefore at least elementary training is required.
o  Note that adult dancers (18+) are accepted for Touring Cast only.
o  Audition dress:
    Females: solid color leotard, pink tights, pink ballet shoes, hair in a bun.
    Males: black, white, or grey tights, white close fitting tee shirt or leotard.
    No warmup garments except in cases of injury.
o  No fees (audition or performance) charged to dancers at any time.
o  Dancers must supply dance shoes & tights of the color and style stipulated
o  Limited stipends available for dancers of professional level.
o  Professional level dancers please email in advance: Dance_prism@verizon.net or DancePrismInformation@gmail.com
Audition Levels:
o  Level I: girls & boys age 7–9
o  Level II: girls & boys age 9–12  (including any dancer under 5’ tall;
dancers over 5’ tall should be prepared to stay for Level III if requested)
o  Level III: intermediate students, 12 through adult, male and female
advanced dancers 12 through adult, male and female
(advanced dancers should be prepared to stay for Level IV if requested)
o  Level IV: advanced dancers, male and female, women on pointe,
as selected from Level III; please do not attend Level IV only.
Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your level to register and warm up; there is no warmup in the audition.
Parking for the Concord Audition
There is no on-site parking at Dance Prism’s rehearsal studio. There is, however ample parking in the area. If you are new to the space, please watch for Dance Prism’s volunteer parking attendants who will direct you.
Dance Prism’s studio is on the corner of Main Street and Derby Street, a residential side street. Please avoid driving on Derby Street to limit traffic congestion in the area.
Get audition registration form.
FAQs for young dancers (and their families)
For further audition information, email DancePrismInformation@gmail.com
or call 978-371-1038 (recorded information) or 781-861-9219
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Touring Cast
Concord MA, Sunday, Sept 9
Dance Prism Rehearsal Studio, 1237 Main Street, West Concord.
Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to audition time.
Level I: 10:00 am, ballet students age 7–9, male & female.
Level II: 11:00 am, ballet students age 9–12, male & female, incl. any student under 5’
Level III: 12:30 pm, intermediate students, age 12 through adult, male & female.
          advanced dancers, 12 through adult, male & female;
          please be prepared to stay for Level IV if requested.  
Level IV: 2:00 pm, advanced dancers, male & female, women on pointe, as
          selected from Level III. Please do not attend Level IV only.
Touring Cast dancers:
          are cast in all Dance Prism Nutcracker performances
          rehearse at Dance Prism’s West Concord studio on weekends
         are eligible for selection as needed for other season productions.

Regional Casts
Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to audition time.
Needham Saturday, Sept 15
Needham Dance Theatre, 33 Chestnut Place.  All levels: 2:30 pm
Worcester Sunday, Sept 16
Mechanics Hall, 321 Main St.  All levels: I0:00 am
Littleton Friday, Sept 21
L’Ecole de Ballet Studio, 64 Willow Rd.  All levels: 5:00 pm
Andover Friday, Sept 21
West Elementary School Auditorium, 58 Beacon St.  All levels: 4:30 pm
Wayland Saturday, Sept 22
New England Ballet, 302 Boston Post Rd.  All levels: 4:00 pm
South Grafton, Tuesday, Sept 25
Patricia Brosnihan Dance Center, 130 Ferry St.  All levels: 7:00 pm
Natick, Thursday Sept 27
Do Dance Studio 1400 Worcester Road, 2nd Floor, All levels 5:30
Fall River date TBA
Regional cast dancers perform in one city only and rehearse locally once weekly.
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