Audition Notices

Auditions for Leatherstocking Ballet Inc.

The Leatherstocking Ballet will be holding auditions for Company Members on 9/12 and for Children’s Roles on 9/27

- Company Members will participate in The Nutcracker and LB’s Spring Production

- Children’s roles will be for The Nutcracker. Roles include: Party Children, Angels, Cherubs, Bon Bons, Teacups, Candycanes, Soldiers and Mice



Company Auditions

Time of Audition:

Ages 8-18 Company Positions (formal ballet training necessary)

Junior Company: Ages 8-11

Senior Company: Ages 12 & Up with pointe

*Company contracts are unpaid and for 1 year

Friday, September 12th  from 5:30-7:00  

Call backs for Soloists continuing through the audition until 7:30.

Children’s Auditions: Age/Experience

Time of Audition: On Saturday 9/27

Ages 5-6 (no dance experience necessary)

1:00-1:30 pm

Ages 7-8 (recent formal dance experience preferred but not necessary)

1:30-2:15 pm

Ages 9-10 from 2:15-3:00 (recent formal dance training necessary)

2:15-3 pm

Age 11 (recent formal dance experience necessary) from 3:00-3:45

3:00-3:45 pm


Fee for audition for Company and Children's roles is $20 paid by cash or check.


Auditions held at the Dancenter of Utica, 2007 Genesee Street, Utica, NY 13501 and dancers should arrive at least 15 minutes early to register.


The Nutcracker will be on  Friday, December 19th and Saturday December 20th at Mohawk Valley Community College Theater

For additional information: Contact us at or by phone at (315) 737-0703.

Dance Theater of Syracuse (DTS)



The Dance Theater of Syracuse welcomes you to enroll your creative children in pre-professional dance instruction.  Children will explore the art of movement in year round classes at various skill levels in: ballet, tap, hip/hop, creative movement, and West African Dance.  

DTS is now under the direction of Cheryl Wilkins-Mitchell and classes are taught by the best dance professionals in our community!

What: Annual registration day

When:Saturday, September 6th 10am-2pm or by appointment

Where: At DTS Studios located at 117 Harvard Place, Syracuse NY 13210

For more information call: (315) 396.0536


Posted On: September 05, 2014
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