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Schuylkill Valley Regional Dance Company holds open Nutcracker auditions annually in August.


Audition Date: Sunday, August 25th 2024

Audition Form

More info TBA

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Raising the Barre for Diversity Scholarship

Applications must be submitted by Aug 5th, 2023

As part of the mission to promote the highest standard in dance education and performance, SVRDC Board of Directors is continuing with the 2024 Raising the Barre for Diversity Scholarship. Our goal is to support any students’ disciplined study of dance and provide access to high quality dance education as well performance opportunities offered by SVRDC. This year, two $350.00 scholarships are available. Each one is designed to fund the $350.00

Audition and Participation fees for the 2024 Nutcracker production. As company members, scholarship recipients and their families are expected to adhere to all established fundraising and participation policies.

Eligibility Guidelines

  • Any dancers ages 6 thru 18 by August 25, 2024, are invited to apply.

  • Dancer must prove enrollment in 1 summer ballet class.

  • Dancer may not have received the Raising the Barre for Diversity Scholarship in the past 3 years.

  • Dancer needs to demonstrate a sincere, dedicated desire to be a member of SVRDC.

  • Dancer must communicate a love of dance as a performing art and enjoy live performances.

  • Dancer must express the challenges of their diversity clearly in their submission.


Scholarship Application Instructions:

Please submit all material to by Aug 17, 2024


Each applicant MUST submit:

  • A completed Application Form

  • An age-appropriate essay or video about themselves, why they want to participate in the

  • Nutcracker, and what diversity they would bring to the SVRDC, and the challenges caused by their diversity may cause. Submissions need not exceed 1 page or 4 minutes.

  • A signed Scholarship Agreement Form. This form indicates dancers, and their families will adhere to requirement to use awarded funds for their intended purpose. This includes a summer dance class AND becoming a cast member for the 2024 SVRDC Nutcracker Production


Please contact with any questions.

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