Nutcracker by Royal Winnipeg Ballet. RWB School students as Mice. Photo: David Cooper
Nutcracker by Royal Winnipeg Ballet. RWB School students as Mice. Photo: David Cooper

Nutcracker Children's Ensemble

Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet is performing Nutcracker at the Royal Theatre on November 29, 30 and December 1, 2024.

The children are an integral part of the production, performing as polar bears, angels, partygoers and more. Every successful proponent will have the opportunity to perform onstage with the Royal Winnipeg Ballet and the Victoria Symphony in full costume on the Royal Theatre stage.

Nutcracker by Royal Winnipeg Ballet. Dancer Yosuke Mino and RWB School students. Photo: David Cooper

Auditions

Saturday, September 7 at Dance Victoria Studios, 2750 Quadra Street.

Online registration opens August 15.

Schedule

Successful dancers will be selected by a Royal Winnipeg Ballet artist via the audition process and receive weekly professional training over a two-month period starting in mid-October and culminating with on-stage rehearsals and performances (November 25 through December 1).

Rehearsals are scheduled on Sunday mornings and will take place at the Victoria Academy of Ballet. Attendance at all rehearsals is mandatory.

* Rehearsal schedule is subject to change

Nutcracker by Royal Winnipeg Ballet. Dancers: Yosuke Mino, Chenxin Liu + RWB School student. Photo: David Cooper