North Country Ballet Ensemble
North Country Ballet Ensemble

Welcome to North Country Ballet Ensemble


The North Country Ballet Ensemble will hold auditions in September for the 31st Annual Nutcracker. Performances take place at Hartman Theater of SUNY Plattsburgh and at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts, in November and December. Dancers of all styles and abilities are invited to attend. All dancers are invited to audition in Plattsburgh at the Strand Theatre, 25 Brinkerhoff Street, Plattsburgh, NY, on Saturday, September 17th, 2016.


Auditions are divided by age and level:


Saturday, September17th   (boys & girls)

            1:00pm                                   Girls Ages 5-6

            1:15pm                                   Girls Ages 7-9           

            1:45pm                                   Girls Ages 10-12

            2:30pm                                   Boys (all ages)

            2:45pm                                   Girls Ages 12+


Girls who have been en pointe for at least 2 years, please bring pointe shoes

Please arrive 15 minutes early to process completed paperwork

All dancers who audition will be cast


Non-Refundable fee of $20.00 is required at the audition.  Participation fees vary by age, and will be explained at the mandatory Parent meeting.


For more more information and to register, please contact NCBE at:   


or Alice Schonbek at:



For more information, please contact:

Alice Schonbek

Artistic Director, NCBE


Our Mission

The North Country Ballet Ensemble (NCBE) is a non-profit performing arts organization with the mission of educating, entertaining, and enriching the lives of young people and their communities through the art of dance.




This is an excellent fundraiser with no cost to you! If you already bank with TD Bank just mention that you want to have your balances included as part of NCBE’s Affinity Membership Program next time you visit your bank or call the number on the flyer. Please spread the word to family and friends!

Where to Find Us

North Country Ballet Ensemble
23 Brinkerhoff St.  (2nd floor)

PO Box 2871

Plattsburgh, NY 12901
Phone: 518-572-1224
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