2019 Nutcracker Auditions


Join the family-friendly Thanksgiving tradition that Central Ohio Youth Ballet has brought to the Licking County area for more than 24 years! All area dancers ages 8 and older of all dance skills and abilities are invited to audition. 


August 24 & 25, 2019
64 W. Main STreet
Newark OH 43055

Audition Details

Saturday, August 24, 2019
12:00pm Open Registration + Dancer Headshots
1:00pm Parent Orientation / Dancer Audition Preparation (Hair, warm up, etc)
2:00 Dancer Audition Begins

Call backs, if necessary, will take place Sunday, August 25. Families will be contacted directly. 

Dancers should arrive with hair down and make up (optional) for headshot. Leave plenty of time to fix hair after headshots and before the audition begins. Bring plenty of snacks, water, warmers, and entertainment for any down time you may have. Dancers en pointe should bring pointe and flat shoes, and all dancers should wear a light colored leotard (ladies) or white shirt (men). Choreography will be taught at the audition. 

2020 Spring Performance


The Central Ohio Youth Ballet spring productions offer our dancers an artistic variety.  Young dancers are exposed to learning opportunities in dance and musical styles, including modern dance, musical theater and world dance.  Young artists can also participate in the production elements and choreography. Styles in which the dancers have worked for our spring productions include: Horton-based modern dance, Cunningham-based modern dance, Irish dance, Bharatnatyam, musical theater, contemporary ballet, and traditional ballet.