The Nutcracker




Sunday, June 26, 2022


Sunday, July 17, 2022


1:00pm to 2:30pm ~ Registration and audition for dancers age 8-12

2:00pm to 3:30pm ~ Registration and audition for dancers age 13 and up

Registration will take place within the first 30 minute of each time slot.


The audition fee is $30.

Payment can be made at registration by cash or a cheque payable to Hamilton Academy of Performing Arts.



We are thrilled to return to the stage in December with The Nutcracker, after a 2 year absence due to the pandemic.

The Hamilton Academy of Performing Arts in partnership with
Hamilton City Ballet will be holding auditions for dancers from
age 8 to advanced levels are invited to audition for all roles including:
Clara, Princess Clara, the Nutcracker, Harlequin Doll,
Ballerina Doll, Moor Doll, Party Children, Fritz, Parents,
Grandparents, King of Mice, Mice, Angels, Bakers, Spanish,
Arabian Dance, Chinese, Russian, Pas-de-trois, Mother Ginger,
Clown Children, Snowflakes, and Waltz of the Flowers.

Ballet experience required.

Upon successfully auditioning, dancers must fill out an agreement form and pay a the participation fee.

Dancers are required to attend all rehearsals, held on each Sunday from September to the performance dates.

The Nutcracker performances will be on December 9 & 10, 2022 at McIntyre Performing Arts Centre, Hamilton, Ontario.

The general rehearsal at the theatre takes place on December 8, 2022.


Hamilton Academy of Performing Arts
Proudly presents


Music by Pyotr I. Tchaikovsky
Choreography by Vasily Vainonen
Artistic Directors Max Ratevosian & Melania Pawliw
DECEMBER 9 & 10, 2022


McIntyre Performing Arts Centre – Mohawk College, Hamilton

Evening performances with the Hamilton City Ballet Orchestra, conducted by Mate Szigeti

Featuring guest artists & young dancers from across Hamilton and surrounding area.

TicketsĀ  at
Limited tickets available at the door – cash only