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Open Auditions for The Nutcracker: "Party Parents" Wanted!

Posted 09/06/2017
Submitted by Kate Sheely
Category: Campus Announcements

Needed: Adults for the roles of “Party Parents”


Thursday, September 14
7:30–8:15 p.m.

Mort and Irma Handel Performing Arts Center
35 Westbourne Parkway
Hartford, Conn.

Seeking three adult males and three adult females to appear as “Party Parents” in the first act of The Nutcracker. Must be able to move well and take direction. Dance and theatre training preferred, but not necessary. Must be available for all rehearsals, tech-week rehearsals, the student matinée, and six performances.


  • Thursday, October 26, 8–9 p.m. 
  • Saturdays, October 28 and November 4, 12–1:30 p.m.
  • Saturdays, November 11 and 18, and December 2, 1–3 p.m.
  • Tech weeks: December 3–7, and 12–14


  • Friday, December 8 and 15, at 7:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, December 9 and 16, at 7:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, December 10 and 17, at 2 p.m.
  • Student matinée Thursday, December 14, 10 a.m.

All performances are held at Millard Auditorium, University of Hartford, 200 Bloomfield Avenue, West Hartford, Conn. 

For more information, contact Susannah Marchese, Ballet Master and Production Coordinator, at 860.768.2447, or