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September 24 to October 2
Dance Students are invited to audition for


THE YORKVILLE NUTCRACKER

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All Dance Students Are Invited to Audition for the 2022 edition of Francis Patrelle's THE YORKVILLE NUTCRACKER,
 

Ages 13 and Up (Ladies En Pointe)

Saturday, September 24

Registration Begins at 5:30

Audition at 6:15

Ages 9 to 12

Saturday, October 1

Registration Begins at 5:30

Parent Meeting and Audition at 6:15

Ages 6 to 8

Sunday, October 2

Registration Begins at 3pm

Parent Meeting and Audition at 3:30

All Auditions at:

Ballet Academy East

1651 3rd Ave, 3rd floor

New York, NY 10128

Performance Week is Dec. 5 to 11th

All Performances to be held at the Beautiful Danny Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College!

More questions? Write to Info@dancespatrelle.org

 

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Dances Patrelle never charges a fee for auditioning, but Student Dancers are asked to Pay $325 for Participation in the Production.

We also offer a Sibling Rate for Families with multiple Dancers, of just $275.

And Dances Patrelle will gladly consider all requests for need-based work scholarships.

The premier of Ariel Rose's heartwarming new documentary about the history of Francis Patrelle’s, The Yorkville Nutcracker. It is about the creation, design, and choreography of The Yorkville Nutcracker, but most of all it's about the generations of dancers, young and not so young, who have made our holiday tradition so special. It includes interviews and footage from more than two decades of The Yorkville Nutcracker. Thousands of dancers have created twenty-five years of holiday magic. You may see people you know! You may even see yourself!

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The Patrelle Yorkville Nutcracker, set in a bygone New York, appeals to the tourist in me: it’s so full of New York and American detail (even Theodore Roosevelt makes an appearance) that I wanted to watch it again to notice more of what it tells of local history.

— Alastair Macaulay, The New York Times

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Cast: The Yorkville Nutcracker (2015): Grand Pas de Deux​ Sugar Plum Fairy - Abi Stafford and Cavalier - Adrian Danchig-Waring; Father - Stephen Campanella; Dolls - Rachel Sturley, Amanda Burch, Miranda Berlin; Mother Ginger - Maureen Duke, Snow King - Matthew Dibble, Justin Peck, Snow Queen - Therese Wendler, Nadezhda Vostrikov | 

The Yorkville Nutcracker (2016): Grand Pas de Deux​ Sugar Plum Fairy - Abi Stafford and Cavalier - Craig Hall; Snow Queen - Therese Wendler and Snow King - Maximillien Band |  

The Yorkville Nutcracker (2013): Grand Pas de Deux​ Sugar Plum Fairy - Jenifer Ringer and Cavalier - Jared Angle; Snow Queen - Therese Wendler and Snow King - Maximillien Band |  

The Yorkville Nutcracker (2017): Grand Pas de Deux​ Sugar Plum Fairy - Abi Stafford and Cavalier - Stephen Hana; Snow Queen - Therese Wendler and Snow King - Maximillien Band; Dew Drop - Izkan Barbosa  

Photos:  ©  Eduardo PATINO.NYC |  ©  Pearchutekids.com |  © Rosalie O'Connor Photography | © Julieta Cervantes for The New York Times  |  ©  KentGBeck