Albany Berkshire Ballet will hold student auditions for "The Nutcracker" on Sunday, Sept. 18, at Cantarella School of Dance, 116 Fenn St.

Auditions are open to all local boys and girls age 4 and up. Audition times are age based: ages 9 and up at 10 a.m.; ages 6–8 at 1:30 p.m., and ages 4–5 at 2:30 p.m.

The audition fee is $15.

Those auditioning will be cast for performances at either the Colonial Theatre in Pittsfield on Dec. 3 and 4 or the Thomas A. Consolati Performing Arts Center in Sheffield on Nov. 20.

Information: 413-445-5382, or