Auditions held at Neglia Ballet.

WHO: Neglia Ballet Artists

WHAT: Youth auditions for The Nutcracker for ages 8 and up

WHEN: Sunday, September 12 from 10:30 AM – 2:30 PM

WHERE: Neglia Conservatory of Ballet, Tri-Main Center 6th floor
2495 Main Street, Suite 600, Buffalo, NY 14214

WHY: 93 local children have registered to audition for Neglia Ballet’s The Nutcracker, which is
performed annually at Shea’s Buffalo Theatre with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra

In 12 years, it’s the greatest response Neglia has had to a call for auditions. After a pandemic hiatus, there’s much excitement that The Nutcracker is returning to Shea’s this Thanksgiving Weekend. Children will audition in groups for 75 roles such as Mice, Angels, Soldiers, Party Kids, Cupcakes and Bakers.

NOTE: Please contact bbattaglia@negliaballet.org for admittance. Everyone entering Neglia Ballet
must be masked.

For more info visit www.negliaballet.org/auditions Rehearsing for and performing in Neglia Ballet Artists productions is excellent training for young dancers as they pursue their dance education, whether they’re aiming to be professional dancers or just enjoy being on stage. Those participating in the performance have the unique experience of performing on the majestic Shea’s stage alongside professional artists and live orchestration by the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra.

For Nutcracker tickets www.sheas.org/performances/the-nutcracker/Performances on Saturday, November 27 at 7PM and Sunday, November 28 at 1PM.

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