Nutcracker (in a Nutshell) 2019 Auditions
Bach Tots: Performing Arts for Babies, Toddlers and Young Children specializes in Dance-Theatre for very young audiences. As a specialist in arts for early years, we combine vibrant, character based dance-theatre with interactive workshops specifically designed for babies, toddlers and young children. Bach Tots has performed nationally and internationally at the Calgary International Children's Festival, Saskatoon Children's Festival, and Spring of Culture Festival in Bahrain.
UPCOMING AUDITIONS - NUTCRACKER (in a NUTSHELL) 2019
When June 21st 7pm to 9 pm
Where: Arts commons
What: Bach Tots: Performing Arts for Babies, Toddlers and Pre-Schoolers. Nutcracker in a Nutshell
Director/ Choreographer: Tara Blue
We are currently seeking two strong early or mid-career professional Dance artists with experience working and interacting with young children aged 0-6 for A new envisioning of Nutcracker ( in a Nutshell.)
The Nutcracker (in a Nutshell) takes babies, toddlers and young children on a whirlwind adventure through the classic Holiday ballet “The Nutcracker”. The short live show (approx 25 minutes) performed by 2 dancers is followed by a 20 minute interactive creative movement workshop on stage with the artists .
Producer: Jenny Peters
Director/Choreographer Tara Blue
PRODUCTION DATE: Summer planning sessions TBA 4 - 6 hours
November 18 th - December 4th - 30 hours
LOAD IN, TECH AND SHOW DATES
December 5TH - 8 th, Shane Homes YMCA in Rocky Ridge
December 12th - 15 th Brookfield Residential YMCA at Seton
(2 Shows Scheduled for Mornings and Afternoons, Load In and Tech TBA) 42 hours
Cultural Mandate: We encourage submissions from diverse dance artists of all backgrounds, regardless of race, colour, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.
Deadline to apply is June 19th, 2019
Auditions will take place June 21, 2019, at Arts Commons – must register to audition
Project kick-off and team orientation meeting week of July 22nd - 25th
Ideal candidates will have:
BA Dance or similar
Strong collaboration and performance skills
Well-versed in multiple styles of dance including (but not limited to) Classical and contemporary forms.
Theatre Background is an asset
A passion for performance-for-young audiences
Experience working in arts-based education with young children ranging from babies to approximately age 6.
Video submissions will be accepted if you are unable to attend audition. Video submission information available upon registering.
For more information or to register to audition/interview, fill out the Google Form
For questions or information contact Tara Blue, at , or phone/text 403-651-4611 (Bach Tots)