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Be a part of our magical cast!

OBT's 2023 Nutcracker will be returning
December 18 - 24, 2023 at Our Lady of Good Counsel
Performing Arts Center in Olney. 

Auditions start the weekend of September 23 & 24, 2023 and run for 3 weeks

ALL Auditions and Rehearsals (prior to December 16) will take place at Berrend Dance Center, 9264 Gaither Road, Gaithersburg


Sign-Up to Audition Today!

Auditions begin the weekend of September 23 & 24, 2023. 

All auditions and pre-theater rehearsals will take place at Berrend Dance Centre (9264 Gaither Road, Gaithersburg)

All dancers must register online using the button below (including those eligible for more advanced roles not included in the Open Audition schedule). We recommend registering prior to arrival for auditions. 

To register for auditions, please click the button below.

Audition Schedule

Auditions span just a couple of weeks, and so 100% attendance is necessary. For audition times, dates, and absence reporting, click the button below. 


Attendance throughout the rehearsal run is crucial to our show's success. 

Rehearsal info will be posted soon, but you can view potential rehearsal dates on the absence request form. Note: This year, absence requests, if any, must be submitted by Sunday, October 10th for approval. Click button below for more information. 

Open Roles

Open Auditions are for Angels, Little & Big Mice, Soldiers, Canes, and Party Girls & Boys. Auditions for other roles are held at a later date by invitation only.


All dancers, even those invited for more advanced roles, will need to register using the button above.

For more information about open roles and their individual specifications, please click the button below.  

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Help Spread the Word!

Please help us in spreading the word about Open Auditions!


Print and share our audition poster, and share the link to this page ( with anyone who might have young dancers or theater enthusiasts interested in auditioning. The more, the merrier!

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