Open auditions are typically held in January and will be posted on our Auditions page.
Each year, Indiana Ballet Theatre brings everyone’s favorite holiday tradition to the stage – The Nutcracker. For more than 20 years, families throughout Northwest Indiana and Chicago have shared in the excitement and magic of this classic ballet.
Composed in 1892 by treasured composer Peter IIyich Tchaikovky’s, The Nutcracker is one of the most memorable ballet classics. Filled with vibrant colors and classical ballet dances are simply breathtaking. Experience the immense wonder of a child as young Clara’s world transforms into a fantastical land of snow, Land of Sweets, and adventure. Follow Clara through her journey as she and her beloved Nutcracker encounter the Mouse King and his soldiers, and are entertained by dancers from various countries.
Under the direction of Founding Artistic Director, Gloria Tuohy and Associate Artistic Director, Amanda Tuohy, participants range in ages from 4 to 74. Watch in awe as casts of more than 100 take to the stage and bring this classic to life. This year’s performances are located in three convenient locations throughout the region – Crown Point High in Crown Point IN, Valparaiso High in Valparaiso, IN, and Indiana University Northwest, Gary, IN.
Open Auditions are typically held in August and will be posted on our Auditions page.