The Delta Festival Ballet officially kicks off it’s 35th Anniversary season of The Nutcracker
with OPEN AUDITIONS on September 10 & 11, 2016 to be held at it’s home school,
Giacobbe Academy of Dance, located at 6925 Veterans Blvd., Metairie, LA 70003.
Auditions will take place Saturday, September 10th from 3:00pm-4:30pm for all dancers
ages 14 & up. Ladies should bring pointe shoes to this audition. Auditions will continue
on Sunday, September 11th with girls ages 7-10 from 1:00pm-2:30pm; boys ages 7-13 from
2:30pm-3:00pm, and girls ages 11-13 from 3:00pm-4:30pm. All auditionees must be at
least 7 years old by September 30, 2016. There is a $15 audition fee due at registration for all
auditionees. Audition fee should be paid by cash or check. Registration will begin 1 hour
prior to audition times. Auditionees should arrive at least 30 minutes prior to their audition
time to register and warm up.
Performances will be held at Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts on
Saturday, December 17th at 7:30pm and Sunday, December 18th at 2:00pm. The
Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra will accompany the performances.
For more information please contact Carrie J. Brown, Administrative Director at
firstname.lastname@example.org or (504) 888-0931.