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2019 Important Audition Information

Arrive at Copple YMCA (8700 Yankee Woods Dr.) at least 30 minutes early to register and warm-up on your own.

All auditioners except gymnasts must be at least 8 years old on the day of audition. Gymnasts must be at least 6 years old on the day of audition.

Auditioners must be at least 12 years old to be considered for selection as apprentice dancers and 14 years old to be considered for company dancers.

You must audition with your age group. Your age and grade are determined on the day of the audition.

Lincoln Midwest Ballet Company board policy requires that its artistic staff participate in the audition process and has final approval of judges’ casting decisions.

You will receive an email from after September 21 with your audition results. You will have several days to decline your role. If you decline your role/s, you will not be eligible to audition the following year. Please do not call for audition results.

Make sure you have not unsubscribed or blocked e-mails from LMBC. If you know you have unsubscribed, please send an e-mail to and ask to resubscribe.

Please bring a non-returnable photo no larger than 4 x 6 (need not be professional photo, black and white or color) Head and shoulders only. Female’s hair in a bun. Do not write your name on the photo. If you have been cast in LMBC’s Nutcracker previously, write the roles you have danced on the back of your picture. Please do not include understudy parts.

There is a $45 participation fee for each performer cast in The Nutcracker.

Financial assistance is available, if needed. Call the Lincoln Midwest Ballet Company at (402-441-0739) for more information or if you have any questions.

The Lincoln Midwest Ballet Company abides by UNL Youth Activity Safety Policies when events are scheduled at UNL facilities.