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2020 Important Audition Information

Arrive at 5445 Red Rock Lane 30 minutes early to check in and for temperature screening.

Only those auditioning may enter the building.  Drop off only.  Parents remain in the parking lot until LMBC staff signals that check-in is complete and then you may leave.  Please return on time as indoor waiting area for dancers is not available. 

Masks will be required depending on the current Lancaster County Health Department guidelines. Surfaces will be disinfected before performers enter.  Please use hand sanitizer before arrival.  Only bring a Ziploc bag or small mesh bag to hold your shoes (label bag with name.)

Dancers’ parent/guardian signature on Medical Authorization & Indemnification when registering is required.  Dancers will participate at their own risk.

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.

All Nutcracker participants must currently be enrolled in a ballet class except for BonBons, Party Boys and Party Parents.

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 October 3 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 office at 402-441-0739 for more information or if you have any questions.