Auditions for the children's roles in the Moscow Ballet's "The Nutcracker" will be Thursday at 4 p.m. the Temple Theatre in Meridian.
Children, ages seven and up, are welcome to try out for parts in the Christmas classic, that will be performed by the professional ballet on Dec. 19 at 7 p.m. at the Temple.
"I participated in it for several years. It's a lot of fun, just being in the atmosphere of the professional dancers," said Jamey Sharman. "It's a once in a lifetime experience that everyone will enjoy."
The audition for children's roles is Thursday, Oct. 18 at 4 p.m.
Tickets for the one-night performance of the ballet will not go on sale until late November.