Auditions for Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre's production of The Nutcracker--A Tale from the Bayou, open to dancers ages eight and up, will be held at the Dancers' Workshop. More than 300 children will be selected to perform with the company as pages, angels, mice, soldiers, bon bons, cooks, party children, and candy canes. Advanced dancers will be chosen for select roles as well. Advanced dancers' auditions begin at 10:30 am on Saturday; children's auditions start at noon on Sunday. 31342 Highway 16. (225) 766-8379 or batonrougeballet.org for schedule and dress code details.