• Please arrive 30 Minutes before your audition time to fill out paperwork. May be completed in advance.
  • Closed toe shoes are required. If inappropriate shoes are worn, you will not be allowed to participate.
  • NO FLIP FLOPS or BARE FEET!
  • Hair should be out of eyes and pulled back off face.
  • Clothing should allow actors and actresses to move freely.
  • Open Cast Call, all participants will be accepted. Lead and ensemble parts will be given out at first rehearsal.
  • Please prepare and bring 16 bars from a Broadway show (not from the show you are auditioning for). Children under age 10 can sing a simple song of their choice.
  • An accompanist may be provided – we will clarify if a karaoke track is needed instead (if accompanist is not available).
  • Headshots and resumes are recommended but not required.
  • No prepared monologue needed.
  • Please bring a list of dates that conflict with rehearsals.

All rehearsal and show times subject to change.

Final schedule will be announced at start of rehearsals.

Paperwork available at McLaughlin Studios.

Production Workshops Include: program participation, t-shirt, cast party, head shot. Parent responsible for costume shoes and undergarments. Payment must be received at time of registration. Maximum production size is 40. No refunds or make-ups. Credit/debit cards may be used for registration. Payment may be made in advance or in 3 monthly installments. Further details to be handed out at parent meeting. Parent volunteer (12hrs) or $100 opt out. No advertising commitment. Parent volunteer sign ups will be explained at first parent meeting.

An online production calendar will be provided for each production.

To sign up for auditions or ask questions please contact us at (916) 652-6377 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

McLaughlin Dance Company is holding auditions for the 2022 production of The Nutcracker. Nutcracker Audition Flyer 2022

Dancers ages 6-18 are welcome to attend.
Auditions: August 27th

  • Ages 6-10: 2:30-3:30pm
  • Ages 11-14 3:30-4:30pm
  • Ages 15-18 4:30-6:00pm

Rehearsals on Saturdays 9/10-12/3 after 2pm. (times vary by age)

Tuition based production

Performances: December 9-11.

Audition Registration open now!