FPAC holding 'Nutcracker' auditions

FPAC holding 'Nutcracker' auditions

FRANKLIN, Mass. - The Franklin Performing Arts Company will hold open auditions for "The Nutcracker" on Sunday, Sept. 29, at the Franklin School for the Performing Arts, 38 Main St. Students, ages 6 and older, from all area dance schools are welcome.

"The Nutcracker" will be performed with a live orchestra on Saturday, Dec. 14 and Sunday, Dec.15 at Franklin's Thomas D. Mercer Auditorium, 224 Oak St.

Audition times are 11 a.m.-noon for ages 6-9; noon-1:30 p.m. for ages 10-12; 1:30 p.m. for ages 13 and older (no pointe); and 2:30 p.m. for ages 13 and up (pointe). Beginners are welcome. Students must be 6 years of age or older on the audition date to participate. Ballet attire is required. Callbacks may be necessary and dancers should be prepared to stay for the next scheduled age group, if needed. Rehearsals for the production will be held in Franklin and in downtown Hudson, at FSPA's satellite facility in the Odd Fellows Building.

For more information, call 508-528-8668 or visit www.fpaconline.com.