Nutcracker Rocks

December 4 & 5, 11 & 12, 18 & 19

*plus additional pop-up performances

Seeking Pre-Professional Ballet Dancers Ages 12–20

Video auditions can be submitted to

Under the direction of Gabriel Chajnik, APAA is a pre-professional program that seeks dedicated, talented theater and dance students who want to pursue a future in the performing arts. APAA's educational philosophy combines both process and performance. Students train with outstanding professionals and then apply what they have learned on the stage in a full-scale production.

Ballet, Partnering and Variations

Mondays 7–8:30pm

Ballet Technique

Fridays 7–8:30pm

Nutcracker Intensive

Sundays 10am–12pm

Nutcracker Rehearsals

Sundays 1–3pm

Dancers cast in The Nutcracker Rocks will attend classes and rehearsals, as follows:

*Classes run from September 7 through December 19

Tuition for 12-week session of classes: $1800

*Scholarships and work study available.