Young San Antonio performers invited to audition for The Children’s Nutcracker 2022

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Artists will learn from international and local choreographer

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Auditions will be held this week to audition to audition for The Children's Nutcracker 2022, the sugarplum dream come true for the young performers.

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"I consider this to be an experience that each (child) should experience. It's a huge part of the Christmas spirit, and is a major component in our San Antonio community,"

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said Vanessa Bessler, the founder and artistic director of the Children's Ballet of San Antonio.

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The Children's Ballet of San Antonio is seeking performers of three to 19 years old to apply for an audition.

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"From singing to dancing, to musicians, to any disciplines of dance like ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop," Bessler declared.

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Young performers who pass auditions will have the opportunity to train with choreographers from both the local and international scene.

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"We are able to accommodate a variety of guests. There are directors from various companies, and others are well-known choreographers" Bessler said.

The auditions will take place on the Saturday of August. 27. Arabela Alvarado is part of the show she encourages youngsters to audition.

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"Dancing not only makes you improve as a person but like every single day, you are taught discipline and hard work," Alvarado explained.

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Auditions will be held from noon to 6 p.m. on the Dance Center of San Antonio located at the address 126 W. Rector, Suite 120.

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To register, visit childrensballetofsanantonio.org/auditions.

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The Children's Nutcracker 2022 show will be performed on December. 9, and 10,, at the Lila Cockrell Theatre.

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