Rehearsal Schedule

The performances are scheduled for 1pm and 6 pm on December 16th at Cheney Hall in Manchester CT.  

The following is a tentative rehearsal schedule, given so that you can plan ahead.  However, it is SUBJECT TO CHANGE!   So please check here weekly!  Unless otherwise noted, all rehearsals will take place at 53 Main St. in Bristol CT.   Please email me at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it if you will be absent for any reason or if you have any questions.   Please note I leave the house in the morning to teach classes, so it would be best to contact me the previous day.
   
Children should bring water and a  healthy snack to rehearsal on days when they will be at rehearsal for a while. It would also be prudent to bring somthing quiet to do during waits between rehearsal times (homework, a book, coloring etc.  If bringing electronic games, please bring headphones or set to mute.)


Please note below:

"Party Scene" includes the following roles:  Party Ladies, Party Men, Party Girls, Party Boys, Maid, Drosselmeyer, Clara, Grandmother, Mr & Mrs Silberhaus, Fritz, Soldier Doll, and Kissing Doll

"Battle Scene" includes the following roles:  Soldiers, Mice, Mouse King, Nutcracker, Cavalry, Cat, Clara

"Flowers" is assumed to include Dew Drop 

"Snow" is assumed to include Snow Queen

 

 

 

Sunday  Sept 17: 1-1:45    Party Girls Only
 1:45-2:15 Polichinelles
2:15-3:15  Soldiers & Mice Only
3:15-3:45 Cherubs

Sunday Sept 24

 

PLEASE NOTE: THIS WEEK'S REHEARSAL WILL BE AT 2434 BERLIN TURNPIKE IN NEWINGTON DUE TO ROAD CLOSURES IN BRISTOL!! 

 

1:00-2:00 Snow/Marzipan
2:00-2:30 Polichinelles
2:30-3:30 Party Scene: Party Parents, Party Girls, Drosselmeyer, Maids, Soldier Doll, Clara, Fritz
3:30-4:00 Battle Scene: Soldiers, Mice, Clara, Cavalry
4:00-4:30 Angels & Cherubs
4:30-5:30 Flowers: girls who are performing today, please come just for costume fitting even if you are too tired to dance!  Thanks:)
 Sunday Oct 1  11:30-12:00  Dew Drop- in West Hartford
1:00-1:45 Flowers with Dew Drop
1:30-3:00 Sugar Plum/Cavalier (studio 2)
1:45-2:15 Snow
2:15-2:45 Marzipan & Soldier Doll
2:45-3:00 Clara & Party Girls Only
3:00-3:30 Party Scene 
3:30-4:00 Battle
4:00-4:30 Polichinelles & Tea
4:30-5:00 Cherubs & Angels
 Sunday Oct 8  12:30-1:30

Snow Queen and Snow King

12:30-1

Arabian & Dolls

1-1:30

Marzipan and Clara

1:30-2

Snow

1:30-3

Sugar Plum and Cavalier

2-2:30

Flowers & Dew Drop

2:30-3

Spanish (no soloist)

3-3:45

Party Scene- with Dolls

3:45-4:15

Battle

4:15-4:45

Angels & Cherubs

4:45-5:05

Polichinelles

5:05-5:30

Tea

 Sunday Oct 15

 12:30-1:30

Snow Queen and Snow King

12:30-1:00

Arabian & Dolls

1:00-1:30

Marzipan & Sheep
 

1:30-3

Sugar Plum and Cavalier

1:30-2

Snow

2-2:30

Flowers 

2:30-3:00

Spanish

3:00-3:30

Party Scene (petites not necessary)

3:30-4:00

Mouse King & Nutcracker

4:00-4:30

Battle with Mouse King & Nutcracker

4:30-5:00

Angels & Cherubs

5:00-5:15

Polichinelles

5:15-5:30

Tea
 Sunday Oct 22  12:30-1:30  Snow Pas
12:30-1 Arabian and Costume Fitting
1-1:30 Spanish
1:15-1:30 Snow Costume Fitting
1:30-2 Snow
1:45-2:00 Flowers costume fitting
2-2:30 Flowers
2:30-2:50 Marzipan & Sheep
2:50-3:30 Party Scene- rehearsal & Costume Fitting
3:30-4 Battle
4-4:20 Angels & Cherubs
4:20-4:35 Angels & Cherubs costume fitting
4:20-4:50 Clara &  Nutcracker Pas de Deux
4:50-5:15 Tea & Polis
Sunday Oct 29

12:30-1:30

Snow Pas

 

12:30-1:00

Arabian & Marzipan & Sheep & costume fitting

 

1:00-1:30

Spanish- Costume Fitting & Rehearsal

 

1:30-2

Snow with Act 1 Reindeer (Julianna, Julia, Sophia, Natalie, Avery)  & fitting for Act 1 reindeer

 

1:30-3

Grand Pas

2-2:30

Flowers

2:30-3

Party Adults

3:00-4:00

Party Scene

4-4:30

Transition- Clara, Nutcracker, Drosselmeyer

4:30-5:00

Battle- Costume Fitting and Rehearsal

5:00-5:15

Angels & Cherubs

5:15-5:30

Polichinelles & Tea Rehearsal and polichinelle costume fitting

Sunday Nov 5

DON'T FORGET TO SET YOUR CLOCKS BACK!!

  12:00-1:00

Snow Pas  

1:00-1:30

Snow with Act 1 Reindeer (Julianna, Julia, Sophia, Natalie, Avery)

1:30-2

Flowers

1:30-2:30

PHOTOSHOOT SOLOISTS:  Snow Queen/King, Dew Drops, Clara, Nutcracker (Tea and Spanish soloists if possible or can do later in the day (or another day for Ashley only)

2:00-3:00

Party scene with FRITZ

3:00-3:15

Transition (Nutcracker, Clara, Drosselmeyer, Mice)

3:15-3:45

Battle with CAVALRY

3:00-4:20

PHOTOSHOOT:  Entire Cast by Town.  Wear Leotard, Ballet tights, Ballet shoes, hair in bun.  Ballet wrap skirt optional.

3:45-4

Angels & Cherubs

4:00-4:15

Polichinelles & Tea

4:20-5:15

PHOTOSHOOT IN COSTUME:  Tea, Polis, Mice, Cherubs, Reindeer, Party Children, Sheep

4:15-5:00

Spanish

5:00-5:30

Arabian & Marzipan & sheep

5:15-5:45

PHOTOSHOOT IN COSTUME: Flowers, Spanish, Angels, Cat (bring black leo!), Soldiers, Party Adults

5:45-?

PHOTOSHOOT IN COSTUME: Arabian, Snow, Marzipan, Kissing Doll, Soldier Doll

Sunday Nov 12  12:30-1:00 Arabian; Marzipan & Sheep 
  12:30-1:30 Snow Pas
  1:00-1:30 Spanish 
1:30-3:00 Grand Pas
2:00-2:30 Snow and Act 1 Reindeer (Julianna, Julia, Sophia, Natalie, Avery) 
2:30-3:00 Battle & Transition
3:00-3:15 Angels & Cherubs
3:00-3:45 Kingdom of the Sweets:  SUGAR PLUM, Act 2 Reindeer (Natalie, Olivia, Avery, Lucy, Camryn), Spanish, Tea, Arabian, Marzipan, Flowers, Dew Drop, & Gianna Cassin, Clara, Nutcracker
3:45-4:15 Finale & Apotheosis:  Sugar Plum, Cavalier, Nutcracker, Clara, Act 2 Reindeer, Spanish, Tea, Marzipan, Arabian, Flowers, Dew Drop
4:15-4:45 Flowers
4:45-5:30 Party Scene
5:30-5:45 Polis and Tea
Sunday Nov 19 12:30-1:30 Snow Pas
 12:30-1:00  Marzipan with Sheep & Arabian
1:00-1:30 Spanish & Tea
  1:30-2:00 Snow and Act 1 Reindeer
1:30-3 Grand Pas
2:00-2:30 Flowers
2:30-2:45 Angels, Cherubs
2:45-3:15 Kingdom of the Sweets
3:15-3:45 Finale & Apotheosis
3:45-4:15 Battle
4:15-5:00 Party
5:00-5:30 Polis WITH MOTHER GINGER 
Sunday Nov 26 No Rehearsal:  Thanksgiving Weekend 
Sunday Dec 3 12:30-1:15 Party Scene
1:15-1:30 Transition
1:30-2:00 Battle
1:15-2:00 Snow Pas warm-up/practice (see below!)
2:00-2:45 Snow Pas & Snow with Act 1 Reindeer
2:45-3:00 Angels & Cherubs
3:00-3:30 Kingdom of Sweets with Act 2 Reindeer
3:30-3:45 Spanish
3:30-5:30 Grand Pas & Variations
3:45-4:00 Arabian
4:00-4:15 Tea
4:15-4:30 Marzipan & Sheep
4:30-4:45 Polis 
4:45-5:15 Flowers
5:15-5:30 Grand Pas & Variations Run Through
5:30-6:00 Finale/Apotheosis/Bows with Act 2 Reindeer
Sunday Dec 10 12:30-5:30 Studio Run-Through with Guest Artists
  12:30-3:00 Act 1 Run-Through
  12:30-1:45 Act 1 Matinee Cast: Party Scene, Transition Scene, Battle Scene, Snow Pas, Snow Scene with Act 1 Reindeer
1:45-3:00 Act 1 Evening Cast
3:00-4:30 Act 2:  Angels/Cherubs, Kingdom of the Sweets* with Act 2 Reindeer, Spanish*, Arabian*, Tea, Trepak, Marzipan & Sheep*, Mother Ginger & Polichinelles, Flowers & Dew Drop*, Grand Pas, Finale*, Apotheosis*, Bows*    (*run mat then repeat eve)
4:30-5:30 Notes, Nutcracker Meeting - cast members and parents
Fri Dec 15 TECH/DRESS REHEARSAL AT THEATER
  4:00-5:00 Arrive at Theater and get into costume; warm-up class
5:00-7:00 Matinee Cast Dress Rehearsal
7:00-9:00 Evening Cast Dress Rehearsal (not running Angels/Cherubs, Tea,  Polichinelles or Grand Pas)
Saturday Dec 16 PERFORMANCES


 

 

 

 

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NUTCRACKER

Dec 16th 1pm & 6pm
at
Cheney Hall
Manchester CT
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