Auditions will be held at the Manchester Grange for a performance of ‘The Nutcracker,’ tentatively planned for December 21 to 23. The first act has dancing and acting; boys are needed for the party scene. The second act is all dancing, with many solos. Most rehearsals for children will be Saturday morning, except holiday weekends. There is a costume/rehearsal fee of $50, due at the time of the audition. Auditions are scheduled according to age group, beginning at 10:15 for children 3 to 5; 10:45 for children 6 to 10; 11:15 for children 11 to teens; 11:45 for boys of all ages; and 12:30 for those who cannot make the above listed times, age 7 and older.
The Ballet Center of Manchester offers classes for children 3 to 4 through the teens, in beginners, intermediate and advanced. There is also an adult barre class. For more information, call 802-379-0759.