Nutcracker Rehearsal Schedule

This schedule is subject to change. Please check it often. Thanks!

Revised 11/12/18

Tue Nov 13 TBA WB Board Meeting

6:15-6:45 B Rosebuds

7-8 C Snow Queen & Princesses with Sara AND Clara

8-8:30 C Ballerina Dolls with Sara


Wed Nov 14

7:30-8:15 C Waltz of the Flowers with Ann (No Rosebuds)

8:15-9 B All Party Scene Adults with Sara and

Clara/Fritz


Thu Nov 15 7-8:15 C All Act II Divertisment Opening Act II - No

Angels


Fri Nov 16 12-1 HAC Drosselmeyer with Sara

7-8:30 C All Act II Divertisment Closing Act II - No
Angels


THE FOLLOWING REHEARSALS SHOULD BE CONSIDERED MANDATORY:

Sat Nov 17 9-1 HAC Snow corps with Sara

12:45-3:15 C All Act II (Level D join at 1:15pm; Angels & Herald dismissed 1:45pm)

2-3 Rosebuds

3:20-5:30 B/C All Act I (Party Scene dismissed at 5)

Sun Nov 18 1-4 C Waltz of the Flowers with Ann

3-4 C Rosebuds


Tue Nov 20 7-7:45 C Dew Drop with Ann if needed

7-7:45 A Coffee with Sophie if needed

NO classes or rehearsals at WB Wed Nov 21 - Sun Nov 25 Happy Thanksgiving!


Tue Nov 27 7-8 C Snow Queen + Princesses with Sara

8-8:30 C Ballerina Dolls with Sara

B Tea with Sophie


Wed Nov 28 7:30-8:15 C Waltz of the Flowers and Rosebuds with Ann


Thu Nov 29 7-7:30 B Hot Cocoa Flamenco Ladies

7:30-7:45 B Hot Cocoa All

7:30-8:30 B Marzipan with Ann


Fri Nov 30 6:45-7:45 C All Soldiers with Sara

7:45-8:30 C All Battle Scene with Sara


Sat Dec 1 Some costumes may be worn

9-1 Snow corps with Sara @HAC

12:45-3:15 C All Act II (Angels dismissed at 1:45)

2-3 C Rosebuds

3:20-5 B All Act I

4-4:45 Cafe Ballet Guild meeting with Carol, Agenda:
Nutcracker Cast Party and more!


Sun Dec 2 Some costumes may be worn

10:30-11:45 B Adult class

12-12:30 B/C Warm-up Levels DEFGH

1-3 B All Act I
3:10-5:15 C All Act II (Angels & Herald dismissed at 4)

4-5 C Rosebuds


NO Preschool, ABCDEFGH CLASSES at Mon Dec 3 - Sun Dec 9, except Mon Ballet A
Most Adult Classes will be held as scheduled -except NO CLASSES Tue Dec 4, Wed Dec 5, Sat Dec 8, & Sun Dec 9


AT WILMINGTON BALLET:

Mon Dec 3 5:30-6 C Warm-up with Ann if absolutely needed

6-8 C TBA rehearsals only if absolutely needed

Tue Dec 4 (Drop off backdrops at theater – Volunteers)

5-5:45 C Warm up class FG & HAC Ballet 5 Dancers with Sophie

B Warm up class E & HAC Ballet 4 Dancers with Sara

5:45-8pm Charlie & Theo, Little Soldier. Baby Mice
6-8:30 B&C ALL Act I

Wed Dec 5 (am. pick up dry ice machine & take to theater)
5-8pm Load the truck – Volunteers
5-5:45 C Warm-up class EFGH ONLY
5:30-6:30 B Angels & Heralds
6-8:30 C ALL Act II (Angels & Heralds dismissed at 6:45)

7:15-8 C Rosebuds
6:30-8:30 At HAC Snow rehearsal if needed

AT THE PLAYHOUSE THEATER:

Thu Dec 6 7:30am meet at studio

8:30-10 unload at theater in the morning/during the day
10am-1pm set up theater
8:30am-1:30pm crew on
1:30pm-4pm crew break
4pm-9pm crew on

Tech Rehearsal  – Cast Hair and Costumes Only - no makeup, but crew report
No orchestra or chorus
3:30 EFGH, HAC, Adults arrive and check in at theater
4-4:45 EFGH & HAC warm up class with Linnea/Ann
4:30 Angels & Heralds- Blue and Green Casts arrive
4:45-5:15 Angels & Heralds Blue and Green Casts on stage
4:30 Soldiers, Baby Mice, Theo & Charlie arrive
5:30 Angel & Heralds dismissed
5:15-7:40 Act I - space and run both casts with cd music, notes
(Theo & Charlie and Party adults dismissed at 7)
7:50-9 Act II - space and run both casts with cd music (no angels or
heralds, or grande pas), notes
9pm All Dancers must be off stage and out of theater house

9:30-10:30 Directors and Conductor Meet


Fri Dec 7 Full Dress Rehearsal with Orchestra & Chorus – Makeup, Hair, &
Costumes
3:15 EFGH, HAC, Adults arrive at theater
3:30 Party Scene Makeup / EFGH, HAC, & Adults do own makeup
4-9 Tech crew “on”

4-4:45 EFGH HAC and adults class on stage
4:00 Soldiers and Theo/Charlie arrive (no Angels or Herald)
4:15 Battle and Charlie/Theo Makeup
4:30 Blue & Green Angel & Heralds Arrive
4:45 Angel & Heralds Makeup
5-5:30 Principal Dancers Grande Pas on stage
4:45-5:30 ALL CAST MANDATORY meeting in theater/front of house
(notes/rehearsal/watch principals)
5:30-5:45 Angels on stage with Meringue Angels, Clara & Sugarplum (with fog test)
5:45-6:00 Crew set stage for Act I
6:00-7:15 Act I
7:30-9 Act II

6-7:30 Angels have dinner at theater with parent(basement)
8pm Angels Dismissed

9-9:15 Pick up!
9:30 Everyone out of the theater



Sat Dec 8 Nutcracker Performances 2 & 7pm

10am EFGH, HAC, and Adult dancers Arrive and get ready for show (must
have makeup and hair done before warm up)
10:15 Party Scene Makeup
11-12:15 Level EFGH, HAC and Adults warm up on stage
11am-4pm crew on
12pm Soldiers, Charlie/Theo arrive at theater
12:15 Charlie/Theo then Soldiers Makeup
12:15-1 notes and rehearsals on stage as needed/light lunch, short rest, then
get into costume
12:45 Angel and Heralds (Green cast) arrive at theater
1-1:15 Angels on stage walk through with Sophie
1:15 All Cast Photo on stage
1:30 House opens
1:30 Angel Makeup
1:30-2 Set for Act I
2pm Curtain up Act I
2:45 Intermission, set for Act II
3:00 Curtain up Act II
4:15 Cast early dinner, Green Cast Angels & Herald dismissed
4:30-5:30 Meet the Principal Dancers - location tba
4-5 crew break
5:00-5:20 Party Scene Touch up Makeup
5:40-6:15 EFGH and Adult warm up- on stage with Ann or Sara
6:15-6:30 Notes in the basement
5:45 Angels (Blue cast) arrive at theatre
6:30-7 All Act I dancers get in costume
6-6:20 Boys and Battle touch up Makeup
6:15-6:30 Angels on stage with Sophie
6:30 Angel Makeup
6:30-7 Set for Act I
7pm Curtain up Act I
7:45-8:00 Intermission, Set for Act II
8-9 Curtain up Act II
9 pack and leave theater


Sun Dec 9 Performances 2 & 6pm

10am EFGH, HAC, and Adult dancers Arrive and get ready for show (must
have makeup and hair done before warm up)
10:15 Party Scene Makeup
11-12:15 EFGH, HAC and Adults warm up on stage
11am-4pm crew on
12pm Soldiers arrive at theater
12:15 Charlie/Theo then Soldiers Makeup
12:15-1 notes and rehearsals on stage as needed/light lunch, short rest, then
get into costume
12:45 Angel and Heralds (Blue cast) arrive at theater
1-1:15 Angels on stage walk through with Sophie
1:15 All Cast Photo on stage (maybe)
1:30 House opens
1:30 Angels Makeup
1:30-2 Set for Act I
2pm Curtain up Act I
2:45 Intermission, set for Act II
3:00 Curtain up Act II
4-4:40 Cast early dinner, Green Cast Angels & Herald dismissed
4-5 crew break
4:45 Angels (Green cast) arrive at theatre
4:45-5:15 EFGH, HAC, and Adult warm up- on stage with Ann or Sara
5:15-5:30 Angels on stage with Sophie
5:15-5:30 All Cast Notes in the basement if needed
5:30-5:40 Party Scene girls & boys touch up Makeup
5:40-5:55 All Act I (Party Scene) dancers get in costume
5:45-6 Soldiers and Mice touch up makeup then costume
6:30 Angels Makeup
5:30-6 Set for Act I
6pm Curtain up Act I
6:45-7 Intermission, Set for Act II
7-8 Curtain up Act II
8-9 pack, CLEAN, and leave theater

9-11 Load in to studio



Mon Dec 10 No classes, except Ballet A, and Adults’ Jazz


Tue Dec 11 - Sun Dec 17 All classes resume - Bring a Friend Week


Dec 18 - Dec 25 Studio closed for Holidays

Dec 26 - Dec 30 Teen & Adult Drop-in classes held - see website for schedule,
No ABCDEFGH or Preschool Classes


Dec 31 - Jan 1 Studio closed


Jan 2 All classes resume

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