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The moment that Clara, played by Elli Madsen, receives the nutcracker from Drosselmeyer, played by Lars Larson, during the ballet is monumental. Join the drama by auditioning for a part at Whidbey Island Dance Theatre on Sept. 9. - Photo by Michael Stadler
The moment that Clara, played by Elli Madsen, receives the nutcracker from Drosselmeyer, played by Lars Larson, during the ballet is monumental. Join the drama by auditioning for a part at Whidbey Island Dance Theatre on Sept. 9.
— image credit: Photo by Michael Stadler

All are welcome to audition for Whidbey Island Dance Theatre’s 20th anniversary of “The Nutcracker.”

The theatre is calling mice, rats, soldiers and forest creatures of all kinds to audition Sunday, Sept. 9 at the new Island Dance Studio, located in the old Langley High School building on the corner of Camano Avenue and Edgecliff Drive in Langley.

Audition times are: 1 to 1:45 p.m. for ages 6 to 7; 1:45 to 2:30 p.m. for ages 8 to 10; 2:30 to 3 p.m. for ages 11 to 15; 3 to 4 p.m. for ages 15 to adult; and 4 to 4:45 p.m. for tumblers ages 8 and above. Theatre staff ask that everyone arrive 30 minutes early to register.

Approximately 100 roles will be cast with community members of all levels of training. Rehearsals are weekends, beginning late September and continuing through performances, which are Dec. 7 to 16.

For more information, call Whidbey Island Dance Theatre at 341-2221.

 

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