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Open Auditions for Goh Ballet’s The Nutcracker 2020

Sunday, April 26, 2020

Scotiabank Dance Centre, 677 Davie Street, Vancouver, BC V6B 2G6

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Your opportunity awaits to join the cast of Goh Ballet’s The Nutcracker in its 12th season with choreography by Anna-Marie Holmes and executive production by Prima Ballerina Chan Hon Goh! This is an open call, dancers and students from throughout British Columbia are welcome. Auditions are open to students age 6 and to professional dancers.

There is no need to pre-register.  Please download and print the registration form and bring the completed form with you to the audition.  An audition fee of $30 (cash only please) will be due at time of registration at the audition.

Dancers wishing to perform in the 2020 Production of Goh Ballet’s The Nutcracker must be available to rehearse on weekends from September through December 2020, and available for all shows and dress rehearsals the week of December 14 – 20, 2020.

If you cannot attend the audition due to an unavoidable conflict please email to get information about a make-up audition.  Goh Ballet’s The Nutcracker will do its best to accommodate all those who wish to audition.

Audition drop-off and pick-up policy: Due to occupancy limits at The Dance Centre, parents will not be allowed to stay in the building to wait during auditions. Parents may accompany their child(ren) into the audition only to ensure the audition fee and completed registration form are submitted properly and then must leave the building and return only at the designated pick up time.

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When do tickets go on sale for The Nutcracker?

Tickets usually go on sale in the late Summer each year for the following December. You can check the homepage of this website to check if they are currently on sale.

Are there discounted tickets for Seniors, Children, Students or large groups?

There are discounted tickets for Seniors (65 years and up) and Children (0-12 years old) available on the site. Group discounts are available for groups of 20 or more, please contact us at for details.

What is the policy on late seating?

Show policy is latecomers will not be seated until Intermission. Exceptions will be considered in cases of inclement weather, parking issues and/or box office delays. Please try your best to be on time.

Can a small child sit on my lap during the performance?

For fire and building safety reasons the theatre does not allow children in laps, and each person in the theatre must have a ticket. We recommend the show for children 3 years old and up.

I am bringing a child to the ballet and I am afraid that they will have trouble seeing over people’s heads. Is there anything that I can do?

Yes – Booster cushions are available at the theatre for free to help children view the ballet without obstruction.

What should I wear?

Although there is no dress code, it is recommended that you dress out of respect for the dancers. Most patrons wear “business attire” (men: coat and tie, women: dresses or dress pants) or “dressy casual”.

Does the theatre have an elevator?

Yes — the theatre has an elevator and ushers are happy to assist you in finding your section and seats.

Is handicap-accessible seating available?

Yes. There is handicap and wheelchair accessible seating at The Queen Elizabeth Theatre. For more information contact Ticketmaster 1.855.985.5000 for more information and to purchase your tickets.

Right from the curtain rising through the following two hours of the outstanding production, surprise and delight followed one after another.