Nutcracker
Touch of Class Dance Studio  
135 South 6th Street
Ponchatoula, LA 


Hammond Ballet's 
Nutcracker Rehearsals 


Friday, November 30th  
Location: A Touch of Class Studio
4:30-5:30Angels/Cooks
5:30-6:30Polichinelles/Battle Scene:Clara/Soldiers/Nutcracker Brigade/Bunny Soldiers/Tiny Mice/Tall Mice
6:30-7:30Lambs/Party Scene – Clara, Clara’s Friends, Party Girls, Party Boys, Maids, Party Parents, Drosselmeyer 
7:30-8:00Party Parents

Saturday, December 1st  
Location: Columbia Theatre
Stage Rehearsal
8:00-10:00 Move In (Props, Costumes, Scenery, Etc)
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 2nd  
Hammond Ballet Nutcracker Tea
2:00-4:00 @ La Fleur De Lis in Ponchatoula More Information to Follow!

Monday, December 3rd  
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 4th 
No Rehearsals Scheduled this Day


Wednesday, December 5th 
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.
5:00-7:00All Dancers in Act 1 (Party Scene, Battle Scene, Transformation/Snow Scene)
7:00-9:00All Dancers in Act 2 (Angels and Lambs will be excused earlier than nine. Please check with us around 8pm)

Thursday, December 6th
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.
5:00-6:00Clara, Fritz, Nutcracker/Prince, Sugar Plum Fairy, Drosselmeyer, Snow Queen and Snowflakes, Chinese Soloist, Candy Cane, Spanish, Arabian Pas de deux, Dew Drop Fairy, Flowers, Marzipan, Ballerina Doll, Soldier Doll

Thursday, December 6th
Location: Columbia Theatre
Final Dress Rehearsal 
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 7th   
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 – 9:40Stage warm-up
10:00 School Performance
Dancers will be finished around 11:30am.


Friday, December 7th 
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 8th 
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



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