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Nutcracker Musical

2018 Nutcracker Cast & Parent Information

Participation in The Nutcracker Musical is a privilege and requires a significant commitment on the part of the children AND parents.

Auditions and Rehearsals cannot be missed except for illness.



by Friday September 7th




Day & Time / Location

Tuesday, Sept. 11

1:25 – 2:35 pm

Wednesday, Sept. 12

1:20 – 3:30 pm

Thursday, Sept. 13

2:35 – 3:30 pm

Friday, Sept. 14

2:35 – 3:30 pm

2nd grade HUB

5th Grade Actors

(ROOM 12)

4th Grade Actors

All Actors-4th/5thGrade Only


Grades 3-5


Dancing & Singing

3rd Grade Only

Dancing & Singing -

4th/5th Grade Only

Stage Crew

5th Grade Only



*All students must attend DANCING & SINGING AUDITIONS, including ANY part that is performed on stage:  Chorus, Actor, Dancer, Mouse King, Shepherd and Sheep. 

*Students who ONLY want INSTRUMENTAL and/or STAGE CREW (5th graders only) are exempt from dancing and singing auditions. 

*Third graders can only audition for a dancing or singing part. 

*There is a $5 suggested donation per child to cover production costs, which will be collected at the time each child accepts their part.  This donation does not include costume requirements.

*All participants are expected to behave in class, complete homework, stay on task, have the ability to focus, be respectful, and follow school rules. As this is a school sponsored event, teachers have the discretion to decline student participation.

*Parental participation is required. 

*Late submissions may not be considered. 


We will try to cast every child who auditions and place them in a part that we feel suits the child’s talents and production needs.However, not all who audition will receive a part.



*Friday, Sept. 7:  Last day to complete ONLINE audition form

*Tuesday, Sept. 11Wednesday, Sept. 12, Thursday Sept. 13, & Fri. Sept. 14:Auditions after school

*Monday, Sept. 24:  Cast announced; letter will be sent home at the END of the day

*Friday, Sept. 28:  Child Commitment form due and collection of $5 suggested donation per child

*Week of Monday, Oct. 1:  Rehearsals begin

*Monday, Dec. 10, 2:35 – 3:45pm:  Final rehearsal (no chorus). 3:45 – 4:30pm: Actor and Stage Crew rehearsal

*Wednesday, Dec. 12, 1:20pm – 4:30pm: Full cast and chorus rehearsal

*Friday, Dec. 14, 2:35pm – 5:30pm:  Full cast and chorus dress rehearsal

*Monday, Dec. 17, 1:00 pm and 7:00pm:  Nutcracker performances

*Tuesday, Dec. 18, 1:00 pm and 7:00pm:  Nutcracker performances


Check the Laurelwood website OFTEN for more specific important production information including:  Descriptions of the parts, auditions, rehearsals, costumes, parent participation, dates and times

Please email if you have any questions or concerns.