'Nutcracker' tryouts planned for Sept. 6-7

'Nutcracker' tryouts planned for Sept. 6-7

CHAMPAIGN — Auditions for the Champaign Urbana Ballet's "The Nutcracker" will take place Sept. 6-7 at the Champaign Ballet Academy, 2810 W. Clark Road, C.

More details and pre-registration are at http://www.cuballet.com. Registration at the audition opens 45 minutes before the scheduled start. Those auditioning are asked to arrive at least 20 minutes before their audition time.

A nonrefundable audition fee of $10 (check or cash) is required for each individual auditioning. Children must be born before Sept. 7, 2008, to audition.

Auditions are delivered in the form of a ballet class; non-experienced dancers audition alongside children who may have some dance training. Dance/exercise apparel is recommended.

The CU Ballet, along with Sinfonia da Camera, will present "The Nutcracker" on Dec. 5-8 at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts.

For more information, email cuballet@gmail.com.

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