Black Diamond Ballet is seeking ballet s

Auditions for Student Cast

August 24th -25th, 2019

Professional dancers should send resume, reel, and headshots to for consideration.

Student Cast Auditions 

8th annual production of Black Diamond Ballet's Nutcracker!


If you have any questions contact or 925-318-5333 

Audition Requirements:

Open audition – all dancers from any local dance schools welcome!

Dancers must be 5 years of age by Nov. 1st to audition. 

$20 non-refundable audition fee, does not include convenience fee.    Auditions: 

Saturday, August 24h AND Sunday, August 25th 


Saturday, August 24th

Ages 8 yrs and up - Check-in 3:30pm/Audition 4pm-6pm 

Ages 5-7 yrs Check-in 4pm/Audition 4:15-5pm

Sunday, August 25th

Ages 8 yrs and up - Check in 11:30am/Auditions 12pm-2pm

*5-7yr should only attend Saturday, August 24th from 4-5pm.  8yr old auditionees should attend both days

Online Registration Deadline:   Thursday, August 22nd by midnight to guarantee audition spot. 


Pittsburg Performing Arts Academy

329 Railroad Avenue

Pittsburg, California 

Walk-in Registration: are welcome the day of, but will only be admitted pending space available and audition fee must be paid in cash only.  Please arrive early to see if there are audition spots still available. 

Audition Attire:

Ladies: Leotard, pink tights, pink shoes, hair in bun.  No skirts, shorts, or other clothing may be allowed

Gentlemen: Black tights, black shoes, and white t-shirt.

Items to bring to the audition:

  1. Water

  2. Pointe Shoes -intermediate/advanced dancers  

Important Info:


Decisions are based on size, ability, experience and safety. 

Occasionally, changes are necessary after rehearsals have begun.

All casting decisions and changes are made at the discretion of the Artistic Director.  

Roles will not be released until after parent/student contracts have been signed      


 All rehearsals are mandatory 

Weekly Rehearsals will be held on Saturdays from 3pm-6pm and Sundays from 1pm -4pm

Participant is required to attend all tech/dress rehearsals the week of Nov 30th - Dec 5th


Participant is required to attend all show dates. December 6th(morning), 7th(evening,) and 8th(afternoon)

Academic conflicts must be submitted to artistic director by 1st rehearsal in September and may affect your casting.  




(925) 318-5333


329 Railroad Ave, Pittsburg, CA 94565, USA

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