Nutcracker Auditions

SWBT invites ALL dancers to Open Auditions for the Nutcracker. SWBT is pleased to announce their 2020 Winter performance of Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker that takes place on December 12 at King of Kings Church, 3095 N. 140th Ave., Goodyear, AZ, 85395.  There will be two outdoor performances for the community.  Please note that if there is inclement weather, the performances will be moved to December 19.

AUDITION DATE: Saturday, October 3, 1:30 – 3:00pm
LOCATION: Effusion Dance Center
(3810 S. Estrella Pkwy, Suite 309, Goodyear, AZ  85338)

Levels 4-6 will audition for roles in the Nutcracker while Pre-ballet to Level 3 will participate in a social activity during the audition time.

Dancers age 11 and up from the community who wish to take ballet class before the audition may arrive at 11:00am. There is a $30 fee for this 2-hour ballet & pointe class.

Parents: please expect to stay for a mandatory meeting during the audition where you’ll be provided information on what to expect for your dancer during the performance season.


Bring completed handbook contract to the audition.
Please adhere to the following dress code requirements:
Girls should wear standard ballet attire (solid color leotard, light pink tights, chiffon skirt, and pink ballet slippers; hair secured in a classical ballet bun).
Boys should wear flexible/breathable shorts, a t-shirt, and black ballet slippers or socks; hair out of their face and secured with gel.
Please note that masks must be worn.

For questions, email or call (623) 250-6366.

Is this your first audition?  Visit FAQs for what to expect at an audition.

Company Fee

We recognize that this is a financially difficult time for many families, so we have waived the mandatory production fee.

If you are able, please consider making a tax-deductible donation to support this year’s show. Suggested donation is $75, but any amount would be greatly appreciated. Thank you!

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