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Dance alongside Ballet 314’s professional dancers in “The Nutcracker & The World’s Fair” on Dec 8-10, 2023 at the Edison Theatre.

Auditions are open to youth and adult dancers with any dance experience. There’s a role for everyone!

Experience this incredible opportunity to perform this re-imagined holiday classic.

Ballet 314 Snow Scene
Ballet 314 Clara's Family
Ballet 314 Nutcracker Dolls
Ballet 314 Hungarian Dancers
Ballet 314 Mice & Mouses


What makes this Nutcracker different?

  • ​"The Nutcracker and the World’s Fair" is an original Ballet 314 production!

  • You will join Clara and her sisters on an adventure through the unique sights, sounds, and sweets of the 1904 St. Louis World’s Fair. ​


What is the cost to audition?

  • Open audition fees are $15

  • You can pay this fee online or bring cash/check made payable to Ballet 314.


When is the performance and where?

  • December 8-10, 2023

  • Edison Theatre in Washington University


What is the cost to participate in this Nutcracker?

  • Youth Cast: $100 Costuming & Rehearsal Fee

  • Adult Cast: $50 Costuming & Rehearsal Fee

Do you have scholarships?

  • Yes, we have need-based scholarship!

When will the students rehearse?

  • All rehearsals will take place on Sunday afternoons and begin September 10.

  • They will take place in two locations:

    • Central Studio in the Central West End with Mr. Robert and Ms. Marcela or at Devine Performing Arts in Wildwood with Mrs. Rachel and Ms. Ashley

    • Parents/Dancers can pick their preferred location during registration.

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