Nutcracker 2019 Rehearsal Times
Dress Rehearsal: Friday Dec 20th at Elley-Long Center at Saint Michael's College
(costumes, with hair done, no make up, dancers arrive by 3:30-4pm)
NOTE: please warm up before your dances.These times are approximate. We may run more quickly than anticipated…please be ready! Reminder: NO FOOD while in costume :) and PLEASE BE QUIET in rehearsal hall :)
2:00 Sets, Costumes, Tea supplies arrive
3:30-4:00 Students arrive and sit in organized seating
PLEASE ALL CAST BE READY TO RUN BOWS AT 4:00 PM
* Snow, Angels, Sugar Plum, Mini Clara, Clara and Nut must change into costumes first. Please go to dressing rooms. Other dancers will be called into the dressing rooms by groups once those above dancers are changed. You may be getting changed after bows.
4:30 begin run through in order of show:
****Each dance has 7 min to space and run 3 min for pics if possible
4:30 Ballet Snow (spacing)
4:50 Divertissements Opening
5:00 Sugar Plum
5:20 Non Pareils
5:30 Thin Mints
5:40 Waltz of the Flowers (spacing)
5:50 Kisses and a Hug
6:10 Candy Canes
6:30 Chinese Tea
6:40 Sleigh Bells
--- intermission will be here during actual show ----
6:50 Set up Mother Ginger/Polichinelles
7:20 Strawberry Tarts
7:30 Spice Drops
7:50 Berry Sorbet
8:20 Jazzy Snow
8:30 Cherries Jubilee
8:40 run Snow and Flowers as needed
9:00 leave building
Saturday Dec 21 Shows at Elley-Long Music Center
223 Ethan Allen Ave, Colchester, VT >> directions
9:00 Building opens for staff only
10:00 adv dancers arrive
10:30 Pointe, prepointe, Adv HH, Jr High HH arrive
11:00 Barre: Adv, Pointe, Pre-pointe Ballet, Int 2
11:30 rest of dancers arrive
11:30 run adv dances as needed
12:00 angels run dance
12:15 clear stage for tea/open doors
1 PM Show
REST TIME in between shows (bring pillows and head phones)
3:50 clear stage for tea/open doors
4:00 Ballet Barre in hall
4:30 PM Show at Elley Long
Hug, Kiss and Clean up!
Hello Nutcracker Cast!
Here is the Dress Rehearsal Schedule for Dec 1 at AED! Snow date is Sunday Dec 2 (in case of weather related cancellations).
PLEASE be ready for your call time (arrive 20 min early to dress.) We know that some of you have a wait in between pieces....you are welcome to leave the building or stay and watch...just do not miss your call time! We cannot wait for someone who is somewhere in town :) We are excited!
Chinese Tea, Sleigh Bells, Snowflakes, Spice Drops all need JAZZ SHOES. We have some you can borrow, first come first serve. You can order on line at Discount Dance, or Dance Distributers or go to Lines for the Body in Williston.
Berry Sorbet, Sleigh Bells, Thin Mints, Cherries Jubilee, Arbian Coffee, and Soice Drops all need NUDE TIGHTS. I have some in stock and can order more but please email me your size!
Shoes and tights must be clean , and non ripped (obviously.)
Hello Nutcracker Dancers!
It's always amazing to see how quickly the Nutcracker sneaks up on you! Yet here we are again :) Some reminders and new info for you:
And most importantly, thank you for who you are. We are looking forward to a wonderful show! Happy Thanksgiving!