Dancer Auditions in Chicago for Chicago Festival Ballet’s production of the Nutcracker

Von Heidecke’s Chicago Festival Ballet’s Nutcracker

Location: Chicago, IL

Type: Dance

Dancers are invited to audition for the opulent full-scale production of Von Heidecke’s Nutcracker. This production has been touring the US since 1990 to rave reviews and sold out theaters. The cast is led by numerous internationally renowned professional dancers and features Chicagoland’s best young students and gymnasts. Mr. von Heidecke is a choreographer of international stature having choreographed productions at major opera houses around the world.

Selected dancers will be invited to participate in this professional production of the Chicago Festival Ballet’s production of the Nutcracker. Auditions will be held on Saturday, August 7th & Saturday August 21st at VH Dance Center, 4222 Meridian Parkway, Suite 100, Aurora, IL 60504.

Professional roles: Snow Queen, Snow King, Sugar Plum Fairy, Cavalier, Mouse King, Male Ballet dancers for Divertissement (5)

Audition time: 1:30 – 2:30pm

• Dancers must arrive 30 minutes prior to their age group’s start time to register.
• Audition forms are available on our website at .
• Masks are required.
• Preregistration is required. Register online at, call 630-527-1052 or email
• Audition is free.
• Selected dancers are contracted. Selected dancers are expected to attend all required rehearsals and performances. Salary is role-dependent, and distributed after the final performance.

The Von Heidecke Chicago Festival Ballet will present “The Nutcracker,” choreographed by Kenneth von Heidecke at the Rialto Square Theatre in Joliet, and at the Ritz Theater in Tiffin, Ohio.

Rialto Square Theater:
• Sunday, November 28th at 2:00pm, at the Rialto Square Theater in Joliet, Illinois
Ritz Theatre:
• Saturday, December 18th at 7:30pm at the Ritz Theatre in Tiffin, Ohio.

This production is choreographed by Kenneth Von Heidecke, who is the protégé of legendary Prima Ballerina Assoluta Maria Tallchief, and whose works are seen around the world

Payment: Paid

City or Location of call: Chicago, IL
Please submit to: by 2021-08-20
• Preregistration is required. Register online at, call 630-527-1052 or email Audition form available at, or contact us by email. Resume required.

This casting notice was posted by: Von Heidecke’s Chicago Festival Ballet

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