Professional guest artists are hired annually for the Nutcracker and for a spring ballet production every other year. Excellent performance space at Lied Center for the Performing Arts on campus of the University of Nebraska in Lincoln, Nebraska. Live orchestra for ALL performances. Professionals are also hired for an annual summer dance intensive.
Professional dancers, wanting to apply for any position, should submit a resume, head shot, performance photos and a link for performance videos to Lincmidballetco@gmail.com.
Past Nutcracker roles open for guests artists included:
Sugar Plum Fairy and Cavalier
- Always hired as a team. Provide own costumes. Provide musical recording of pas de deux you will use to orchestra conductor. Must be available Thursday-Sunday of performance week.
- Must be available week prior to performances to practice with student soloist.
Snow King (Male Role)
- Must be available week prior to performance to practice with student soloist.
Marzipan (Male Role)
- Must be available week prior to practice with student soloist.
Russian (Male Role)
- Paid salary and per diem, airfare and hotel.