Youth Auditions

SEPTEMBER 11, 2021*

*Schedule subject to change

Registration is open now to audition for the world’s favorite holiday ballet and the metro area’s most prestigious performance program for aspiring professionals.

Auditions will be conducted by Erika Overturff, artistic director; Matthew Lovegood, ballet master; and Susan Chowning, AMB School director; along with members of the artistic team.

Roles available for fully vaccinated dancers and singers ages 12+. Masks required at the audition.

Things to know:
  • Please check the audition schedule below and plan to arrive at the correct time (neither early nor late) for your audition group.
  • Everyone attending the audition will need to complete an online health check-in form the morning of September 11. You’ll need to submit your form by noon.
  • Before pre-registering, please read the documentation for the audition(s) you plan to attend:

Audition Schedule

Saturday, September 11:
AMB Junior Company Auditions and Nutcracker Vocal & Dance Auditions

Singers Ages 12+

  • 1:15 pm: Arrive; sign-in
  • 1:30 – 2:30 pm: Measurements; audition

Ages 12+ Auditioning for AMB Junior Company

  • 2:00 pm: Arrive
  • 2:00 – 2:30 pm: Sign-in; measurements
  • 2:30 – 5:30 pm: Audition

Ages 12+ AMB School students

  • 2:30 pm: Arrive
  • 2:30 – 3:00 pm: Sign-in; measurements
  • 3:00 – 5:30 pm: Audition

Ages 12+ Community students

  • 3:00 pm: Arrive
  • 3:00 – 3:30 pm: Sign-in; measurements
  • 3:30 – 5:30 pm: Audition

Auditions will be held at the Hoff Family Arts and Culture Center:
1001 S 6th St, Council Bluffs, IA 51501.

The Nutcracker performances will be:
Nov. 20 & 21: Hoff Family Arts & Culture Center, Council Bluffs
Dec. 4 & 5: Orpheum Theater, Omaha

See you at the auditions!

AMB follows CDC guidance re COVID-19. For the safety of our guests, masks are required at AMB events. Any public location where people are present provides an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19, and we cannot guarantee that you will not be exposed during your visit. By attending, you assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19.

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