Nutcracker



Friday, November 29th
No Rehearsals Scheduled This Day

Sunday, December 1st
Cast Member Raffle Tickets Due
Video Orders Due
Location: A Touch of Class Studio

11:00 - 12:00 Snowflakes, Snow Pas de Deux (Clara is not needed at this rehearsal)
12:00 – 1:15 Angels, Fritz, Lambs
12:00 – 2:00 Act 2 Dancers – Saltwater Taffy Sailors, Spanish, Chinese and Dragon, Arabian Pas de deux, Arabian Scarf Dancers, Candy Cane, Marzipan, Polichinelles, Flowers and Dew Drop, Clara, Cooks

* Pictures will also be taken on this day. See Picture Schedule Memo for More Details
Picture Day Schedule
11:00 Party Girls/Clara/Clara’s Friends/Fritz/Party Boys 11:30 Polichinelles/Salt Water Taffy
12:00 Tall Mice
12:30 Tiny Mice
1:00 Bunny Soldiers (NO FACE PAINT)
1:30 Angels*, Lambs*, Marzipan (LAMBS – NO FACE PAINT)
2:00 Soldiers, Nutcracker Brigade (NO FACE PAINT)
2:30 Chinese and Dragon, Spanish, Arabian Soloists and Arabian Scarf Dancers, Candy Cane,
Ballerina and Soldier Doll, Cooks
3:00 Hammond Ballet Junior and Senior Company Members Headshots & Group & Hammond Ballet
Youth Ensemble Group Picture
3:30 Snow & Snow Queen/Flowers & Dew Drop individual pictures. (Group pictures will be taken at
the theatre only)

Friday, December 6th
Location: A Touch of Class Studio

 4:30-5:30 Angels/Cooks/Polichinelles
 5:30-6:30. Battle Scene: Clara/Soldiers/Nutcracker Brigade/Bunny Soldiers/Tiny Mice/Tall Mice
 6:30-7:30. Party Scene: Clara, Clara’s Friends, Party Girls, Party Boys, Party Parents, Maids, Drosselmeyer, 
 Ballerina  Doll, Soldier Doll
 7:30-8:00   Party Parents

Saturday, December 7th
Location: Columbia Theatre
Stage Rehearsal
10:00-11:15    Battle Scene
11:15-12:30    Party Scene
12:30-1:30      Lunch (All dancers must leave the theater.)
1:30-2:30       Transformation Scene/Snow Scene
 2:30-4:00.     All Dancers in Act 1 (Party Scene, Battle Scene, Transformation/Snow Scene)

Sunday, December 8th
Hammond Ballet Nutcracker Tea – The Oaks in Ponchatoula
9:00am    Tea Volunteers begin set up
11:30am   Tea Performers Rehearsal (Details will go out at a later date with who will be performing) 
2:00-4:00 @ The Oaks in Ponchatoula More Information to Follow!

Monday, December 9th
Location: Columbia Theatre
5:00-6:00 Angels/Polichinelles/Marzipan and Lambs
6:00-9:00 All Dancers in Act 2 (Angels and Lambs will be excused earlier than 9:00. Please check with us around                              8:00pm.)


Tuesday, December 10th
No Rehearsals Scheduled this Day

Wednesday, December 11th
Location: Columbia Theatre Dress Rehearsal
First Dress Rehearsal
Make-Up is NOT necessary for this rehearsal. Dancers must have hair in a bun. Ringlets are NOT necessary for this rehearsal.
5:00-7:00 All Dancers in Act 1 (Party Scene, Battle Scene, Transformation/Snow Scene) 
7:00-9:00 All Dancers in Act 2 (Angels and Lambs will be excused earlier than nine. Please check with us around 8pm)

Thursday, December 12th
Location: Columbia Theatre

Publicity Photographs
These Dancers should be fully dressed and onstage for 5:00. These pictures will go on schedule if you are standing nearby ready to go. Solo pictures should be taken at the studio. These are group and publicity shots.
5:00-6:00 Clara, Fritz, Nutcracker/Prince, Sugar Plum Fairy, Drosselmeyer, Snow Queen and Snowflakes, Chinese Soloist, Candy Cane, Spanish, Arabian, Dew Drop Fairy, Flowers, Marzipan, Ballerina Doll, Soldier Doll

Final Dress Rehearsal Act 2
Hair & Makeup is necessary for this rehearsal.
6:00-9:00    Dress Rehearsal - All dancers in Act 1 and Act 2
                    (Mice, Bunny Soldiers, Lambs, and Angels will be excused earlier than nine. Mouse and Bunny Soldiers                             Parents Please check in with us about 7:30pm. Angel and Lamb Parents please check in with us about 8:30                       pm.)

Friday, December 13th
School Performance

8:30am Call – Please be at the theater no later than 8:30am ready with hair and make-up complete. Older dancers will need to warm up.
9:00 – 9:40 Stage warm-up
10:00 School Performance
Dancers will be finished around 11:30am.
Please see above list of characters who will be performing.

Friday, December 13th
Evening Performance

6:00pm Call – Please be at the theater for 6:00pm ready with hair and make-up complete. Older dancers will need to warm up.
6:15-6:45 Stage warm-up
7:00pm Evening Performance

Saturday, December 14th
Evening Performance

6:00pm Call – Please be at the theater for 6:00pm ready with hair and make-up complete. Older dancers will need to warm up.
6:15-6:45 Stage warm-up
7:00pm Evening Performance








2019 Nutcracker Rehearsal Schedule
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