2017/2018 Season: The Nutcracker ~ Aladdin and the Magic Lamp
Auditions will be held Friday, August 25th – Sunday, August 27th.
Ages 8-10 ~ Friday, August 25th from 7:30pm – 9:00 pm
Adult Performers ~ Friday, August 25th from 8:30pm – 9:30 pm
Ages 11-13 ~ Saturday, August 26th from 1:30pm – 3:00 pm
Ages 14 and up ~ Saturday, August 26th from 3:30pm – 6:30 pm
There is an audition fee of $5. All dancers under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. There is a mandatory parent meeting during the audition.
Female dancers – a solid colored leotard with pink tights, ballet shoes and pointe shoes (if appropriate)
Male dancers – black tights or ballet shorts with a solid black or
white t-shirt Adult performers – form fitting clothing that allows for movement.
NMBC II Auditions
Auditions for NMBC II, our junior company, will be held Sunday, August 27th from 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm. Dancers between the ages of 11 and 16 are invited to audition. NMBC II dancers take class together, are guaranteed roles in NMBC productions, participate in community outreach and will be featured in NMBC’s late spring 2018 Choreographers’ Collective performance.
Albuquerque Dance Collaborative Auditions
Auditions for Albuquerque Dance Collaborative (ADC), our competition team, will be held in conjunction with our NMBC II auditions on Sunday, August 27th from 12:30pm to 2:00pm. Dancers ages 10 to 19 are welcome to audition for a place on the team. Audition to include a ballet barre, across the floor technique, and a short stylized combo. Team members will participate in community performances, local competitions and travel for a National Finals in Anaheim, CA during the summer of 2018. Join us to become a part of our award-winning team.
We encourage potential contract dancers to audition during our regular Sunday company class. Before you arrange a trip out to New Mexico, please note that NMBC is a small non-profit with a limited budget. Our dancers are independent contractors paid per performance. It is far from a living wage. Most of our dancers are in college or grad school, have full time jobs or teach in addition to performing with us. We do provide free unlimited classes and a small amount toward shoes in addition to performance fees. If you are interested in auditioning for a contract position, please send us your resume and any videos or photos.