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Welcome to The Ballet Company of East County!

The Mission of BCEC is to provide new and exciting experiences for dancers in East Contra Costa County; by doing so we will help children grow to be strong, confident, resilient people and dancers who are versatile, educated and have experience in a professional setting.

Auditions for the 2014 Nutcracker

Saturday, August 16th

Where: East County Performing Arts Center
3901 Walnut Blvd Suite B
In Brentwood

All ages taking 1 ballet class per week 1:00-2:00

7-11 years old taking 2 or more hrs of ballet a week 2:00-3:30

12-19 years old taking 2 or more hrs. of ballet a week 3:30-5:00

*All ages should be prepared to return at a later time that same evening for call backs*

Mandatory Parent Meeting:
Friday, August 15th at 7:30pm at ECPAC (in suite A-1).

What to Bring to Auditions:
Girls are required to wear pink tights, solid colored leotard, pink ballet shoes and hair pulled back in a bun.

Boys are required to wear black pants or shorts, solid white t-shirt and black ballet shoes.

Dancers need to provide a headshot of any size with their application.

The participation fee is due at the time of auditions.  Please bring a check with your dancer's audition application.  If your dancer is not placed your check will be returned to you.

The Ballet Company of East County is committed to community involvement; we encourage all dancers from all studios to participate.
Dancers must be 7 years old (as of Oct 1st) and currently enrolled in a weekly ballet class. For dancers age 4-6 we have a mini Nutcracker Experience, Sugar Plum U!






Introducing Sugar Plum University!

This is a very special Nutcracker Experience
for our budding ballerinas ages 4-6

Dancers will get to learn a dance from the show, have a special class and meet and greet with the Sugar Plum Fairy and Clara, special seating at The Nutcracker, a Sugar Plum University tee shirt, participate in the holiday parades, perform and participate in Tea With Clara.

Sugar Plum University: $160

Check our News and Events page to keep updated.

 Looking for dance classes?

Is your child interested in dance classes? The Ballet Company of East County is very proud to be a part of East County Performing Arts Center. For class information, visit the studio's website at or call either the Brentwood or Antioch Studio, 925-240-5556 or 925-756-7096.


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