In this week's Austy episode, Experience Grand Rapids' Austin Langlois rehearses with the Grand Rapids Ballet as they prepare to perform The Nutcracker this December 14 - 16 and December 21 - 23.

Want to perform on stage with the Grand Rapids Ballet? See details below the video.

If you'd leap at the chance to perform on stage with the Grand Rapids Ballet, just leave a comment below. One commenter, chosen at random, will have the opportunity to play "Mother Ginger" at the December 22 performance of The Nutcracker.

The contest will be open until 5 PM EST, Friday, November 30. A winner will be notified by Saturday, December 1.

The winner will be notified via email and all scheduling arrangements will be made through the Grand Rapids Ballet, so be sure to leave a valid address. If we don't hear back from you in 72 hours, we reserve the right to choose another Mother Ginger.

Good luck, and to one lucky commenter - Merde!