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Audition Set for Roxey Ballet's American Holiday Classic "Nutcracker"


Press Release for Immediate Release Contact Director: Mark Roxey 609-397-7616 info@roxeyballet.org

August 1, 2013

Lambertville, New Jersey - Roxey Ballet Company, professional dance company of the Mill Ballet School, has announced auditions for its 19th annual production of Tchaikovsky's “The Nutcracker". The auditions will be held at the Canal Studios in Lambertville, New Jersey on September 14, 2013. Audition times are as follows: Ages 4 to 6 12:00- 12:30 Ages 7 to 10 12:30 - 1:00 Ages 11 to 13 1:00- 1:30 Ages 14 -18 1:30-2:00

Go to www.roxeyballet.org to pre-register or to learn more. The annual holiday performances will be held both in select locations throughout New Jersey and locally at Kendall Theater on the College of New Jersey campus in Ewing, NJ. This highly acclaimed annual holiday event has become a favorite tradition of area residents and holiday visitors alike. “This production is known as the most child friendly production in the region. We have lots of exciting productions enhancements and additions to this season’s production. Audiences will see many familiar faces, lots of new faces, and returning alumni from years past.” says, Mark Roxey Artistic Director of Roxey Ballet.

The cast is made up of over 150 professional, pre-professional, and student dancers and actors from around the area. This years production will feature recognized community leaders who will join the cast, performing alongside the company’s world classic roster of professional artists. Roxey Ballet's “The Nutcracker” is a joyous and magical way to begin the holiday season. This affordable show provides the perfect introduction to ballet for children of all ages. Even the smallest children are mesmerized by the timeless and beautiful classical music, costumes, special effects, and accessible story. Clara and her friends promise to take you on her enchanting voyage meeting magical mice, giant rats, marching soldiers, swirling snowflakes, waltzing flowers and the beautiful Sugar Plum Fairy and her cavalier. Children should plan for a visit from Santa and his jolly friends! The production is directed by Mark Roxey, director and co-founder of this acclaimed professional company. The over 200 costumes are designed by Alicia Worden and Nilda Roxey with lighting design by Charlie Jarboe, a former dancer with Roxey Ballet and now professional lighting designer. RB’s “The Nutcracker” opens Saturday, Nov. 30 at 3pm. and run through December 8, 2013 Tickets are now on sale and range from $15 to $50; discounted group rates are available for groups of twenty or more. For more information or to purchase tickets visit the company website at www.roxeyballet.org or call 609.397.7616.

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