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ACB Nutcracker Dates

Friday, December 21, 2018 at 7 PM
Saturday, December 22, 2018 at 2 PM
Sunday, December 23, 2018 at 2 PM

ACB Nutcracker Auditions on Sep.22 & 23, 2018

Auditions will be held at the Alameda Ballet studio on 1402 Park Street, Alameda. For detailed information on auditions, go to to our Nutcracker page.

Internship Opportunities at Alameda Civic Ballet

Alameda Civic Ballet (ACB) is looking for motivated dance lovers to join our team of interns for Fall 2018 and Winter Term 2018-2019! An ACB internship provides a unique opportunity to learn about our organization and to assist in the production of our 2018 Nutcracker ballet, on December 21st, 22nd & 23rd (three performances total), which will be our 13th annual performance of this beloved holiday classic!

Interested? Please check out the requirements below.

  • Applicants must have completed their first year of university/college.
  • Applicants must be able to work closely with others at the Alameda Civic Ballet office in Alameda, CA, and at the theater in Castro Valley, CA, during the production dates of 12/18 - 12/23/18.
  • One Fall Internship position will run from September - December 2018 for 6-8 hours per week, schedule TBD.
  • Two Winter Term internship positions will run approximately 12/15/18 - 1/15/19, for 8 hours each day 12/18 - 12/23/18, and then two days per week after 1/4/18, schedule TBD.
  • Writing experience, close attention to details, prior work with children and volunteers, and experience backstage at performances are a huge plus.
  • Basic experience with Google Email and Google Drive documents, WordPress websites, Facebook, and Instagram, are also a plus. Please indicate this in the form below.
  • These internship positions are unpaid. If course credits are offered and approved by your college or university, we will work with you and your school to fulfill the units.

Our ACB Fall Intern will learn/experience:

  • A fun performance company with a big heart!
  • Marketing of our Nutcracker auditions, fundraisers and performances.
  • Directing parent volunteers during our Nutcracker auditions one weekend in September 2018.
  • Communicating with 100 - 200 persons involved in the production: young dancer families, guest artists, volunteers, patrons and more!
  • Lobby Direction of our Ticket Sales, Boutique and Concession volunteers during the three performances.
  • Leading a special project during the production, to be determined based on your skills and areas of interest.

Our Two ACB Winter Term Interns will learn/experience:

  • A fun performance company with a big heart!
  • Backstage assistance during our Studio Dress Rehearsals and Photo Shoot, if you are available on 12/15 - 12/16/18.
  • Working as a team with volunteers and staff to pack and load-in / load-out props, sets and supplies to the Castro Valley Center for the Arts performance venue.
  • If time allows, leading a special project during the production, to be determined based on your skills and areas of interest.
  • Working as Backstage Co-Directors, under our Artistic Director and Ballet Mistress

If you would like to apply for the Fall Internship, please fill out this online form: by August 15th, 2018, 12pm PDT.

If you would like to apply for the Winter Internship, please fill out this online form: by October 15th, 2018, 12pm PDT.

For more information about our affiliated school, the Alameda Ballet Academy, please visit our website:

After August 20th for the Fall Internship/October 20th for Winter Term Internships, we will contact potential candidates (and only potential candidates) by email for follow-ups. Late submissions will not be accepted!

ACB's Nutcracker Listed in Best of the Bay Area

ACB was recently listed in Best San Francisco Bay Area Nutcracker Opportunities. Check out the article by Erika Mailman, Parents' Press here.

Video of ACB

This video, produced by Rapt Productions, ran at the Alameda Theater and Cineplex over the 2015 holiday season.

Marena Perez and Carlos Madera performing in ACB's Nutcracker.