Rehearsal Schedule

Friday 11/17

5:00 – 5:15 – Battle Dolls and Clara

5:15 – 5:30 – Skaters

5:30 – 5:55 – Angels w/ lead Angel

5:55 – 6:15 – Russian

6:15 – 6:30 –  Sheppies with Julie’s Friday Lambs

Saturday 11/18 –

9:30 – 10:10 – Ballet 4/4X class

10:10 – 10:40 – All Battle scene including Mice, Mouse Queen and King, Soldiers, Dolls, Clara and Nutcracker

10:50 – 11:20 – Polichinelles with Mother Ginger and Bon Bons, Clara, Fritz (Studio 2)

11:00 –12:30– Ballet 5X/7 class

12:30 – 12:45 – Clara, Fritz, Dew Drop, Snow Queen, Snow Angels (Elise and Claire) Snow Fairy (Amelia B, Claire A)

12:45 – 1:25 – Opening and finale & Bows (plus Dew and Claras – Flower Part)

1:25 – 1:40 – Skaters, Carolers w/Crossover adults and children

1:40 – 2:50 – Party Scene

2:50 – 3:03 – Clara w/ Drosselmeier

Monday 11/20/17 –

4:30 – 6:30 – B5/5X Class

4:30 – 5:00 – All B1 Lambs with Sheppies and Clara/Fritz

5:00 – 5:20 – Carolers and Skaters

6:30 – 8:05 – Adv. Class

7:30- 7:45 – Chinese, Muffet & Kissing Doll

7:45 – 7:55 – Sugar Plum in Popcorn

7:55 – 8:05 – Lead Angel in Popcorn

8:05 – 8:25 – Opening and Finale

8:25 – 8:40 – Snow

8:40 – 9:00 – Flowers

9:00 – 9:15  – Arabian

Tuesday 11/21 –

6:30 – 8:15 – Adv. Class

7:45 – 8:00 – Dew Drop in Popcorn with Val

8:00 – 8:15 – Russian with Lisa in Studio 2

8:00-8:15 – Arabian with Val in Popcorn

8:10 – 8:30 – Snow w/ Snow Queen part

8:30 – 8:55 – Flowers

8:55 – 9:15 – Spanish, Chinese

Wed – Sat  11/22-25 – No class.  Happy Thanksgiving!

 

REVISED Sunday, November 26  2017 (at the studio!)  – All casts (no Bees or Jesters needed)

12:00 – 12:25 – Polichinelles with Mother Ginger and Bon Bons, Clara, Fritz

12:25 – 12:50 – Sheppies, Lambs, Clara Fritz,

12:50 – 1:10 – B1 Snow Princesses, Snow Queen, Snow Fairy, Snow Angels, Clara, Fritz

1:10 – 1:50 – Ballet 5X – 7 Warm-up barre

1:50 – 2:20 –Snow

2:20 – 2:45 – Snow Pas with Val in Studio 2

2:20 – 3:00 – Opening, Flowers, Spanish, Arabian, Chinese, Russian

3:00 – 3:25 – Finale With Sugar Plum Couple

3:25 – 4:15 – Party Scene (includes Ballet 3 and outdoor scene. B3’s will be done by 4:00)

4:15 – 5:00 – Battle Scene

3:30 – need some Parents to help move in sets

 

Monday 11/27 (At Studio!!) – All jazz classes will take place as scheduled

4:30 – 6:30 – B5/5X Class

4:30 – 4:45 – Sheppies and Clara/Fritz

4:45 – 5:00 – Carolers and Skaters

6:30 – 7:45 – Adv. Class

7:30 – 7:45 – Spanish

7:45 – 8:00 – Snow

8:00 – 8:20 – Opening and Finale

8:20 – 8:45 – Flowers

8:45 – 9:00 – Chinese, Arabian

 

Monday, Dec.  4, 2017 – All ballet classes as scheduled. All Jazz classes cancelled

 

THEATER SCHEDULE 2017– Calvary Church Auditorium

 

Wednesday , Thursday, Friday & Saturday November 22 – 25 No Class – HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!

 

We will be holding rehearsal Sunday November 26 (Thanksgiving weekend)

at DVDA studios.

Sunday, November 26 2017 (at the studio!) – All casts (no Bees or Jesters needed)

12:00 – 12:25 – Polichinelles with Mother Ginger and Bon Bons, Clara, Fritz

12:25 – 12:50 – Sheppies, Lambs, Clara Fritz,

12:50 – 1:10 – B1 Snow Princesses, Snow Queen, Snow Fairy, Snow Angels, Clara, Fritz

1:10 – 1:50 – Ballet 5X – 7 Warm-up barre

1:50 – 2:05 –Snow

2:05 – 2:30 – Finale With Sugar Plum Couple

2:30 – 3:15 – Opening, Flowers, Spanish, Arabian, Chinese, Russian

3:15 – 4:15 – Party Scene (includes Ballet 3 and outdoor scene. B3’s will be done by 4:00)

4:15 – 5:00 – Battle Scene

3:30 – need some Parents to help move in sets

 

Monday , Nov. 27 2017 – All ballet classes as scheduled.. All Jazz classes cancelled.

 

Tuesday, November 28 (at the theater!)

1:00 – need some Parents to help lay the floor

4:00-4:25 – Shepherdess and Lambs, Clara, Fritz

4:25 – 4:50 – Polichinelles, Bon Bons, Mother Ginger, Clara, Fritz

4:50 – 5:50- Battle Scene up through Snow Queen, Ballet 1 Snow Princesses, Snow Fairy, Snow Angels (Snow Princesses & SQ arrive at 5:10)

5:50 – 6:50 – Flowers and Bumblebees, (Bees til 6:15), Clara, Fritz

6:50 – 8:15 – Party scene w/ Outdoor scene Skaters and Carolers (includes Lisa’s & Julie’s Ballet 3 Soldier Dolls)

8:15- 8:55 – Variations

8:55 – 9:35 – Snow

 

Wednesday, November 29

4:00 – 4:40 – All Battle Scene

4:40 -5:30– Opening Act 2 (includes Ballet 2 Jesters and Angels) & Finale

5:30– 7:00- Party Scene w/ Outdoor scene Skaters and Carolers (includes Hannah’s Wed Ballet 3 Soldier Dolls)

7:00– 7:50 – Flowers

7:50 – 8:25 – Variations

8:25 – 9:20 – Snow (w/ Cameron)

 

Thursday, November 30 – Dress Rehearsal – Friday Cast first. Hair, costumes, & makeup as for performance.

4:00-7:00 – Act I

  • Ballet 1 Snow Princess from 6:00 – 7:00
  • Sat. cast Soldier Dolls 5:30 – 7:00

6:45-8:45 – Act II

* Saturday cast Lambs, Sheppies, & Jesters should arrive at 6:45pm. We will rehearse with them before we start Act 2. Sheppies need to stay for the full run-through.

** Friday Lambs & Jesters arrive at 7:00 pm

***No Bumblebees or Bon Bons needed at dress rehearsal

8:45-9:30 – All advanced dancers and Clara and Fritz

 

**Please note that we will do our very best to stay on schedule, but the nature of these rehearsals can be unpredictable. Please be patient.

**Any Parents who volunteered to be backstage help must attend dress rehearsal.

 

PERFORMANCES

Friday December 1– School Performance (Saturday Cast. No Jesters or Bees) / Curtain 10am

* Levels 1, 3, 4 and Bon Bons must arrive at the theatre at least 30 minutes prior to curtain time (9:30am)

*Levels 5 and up must arrive at the theatre at least 1 hour prior to curtain time (9am)

**You will be done at 11:30 am except for Snow Queen, Clara, Fritz, and Allie, Shelby, Annabelle, Roma as Chinese, Marissa, Sophia, Sophie, Olivia, as Arabian, Katie W

Sarah, Julia R, Christina, Cassandra, Abby Cl as Russian, and Sydney, Corinne and Hannah as Spanish who will all greet children as they leave.

 

Friday December 1– Performance / Curtain 7:30pm

*Pre Ballet dancers should arrive at show time to sit in audience with their families. They should be brought to the dressing room at the start of intermission to get into costume.

*Levels 1 – 4 must arrive at the theatre at least 30 minutes prior to curtain time (7:00pm)

*Levels 5 and up must arrive at the theatre at least 1.25 hours prior to curtain time (6:15pm)

 

Saturday December 2 – Performance / Curtain 1:30pm

*Pre Ballets should arrive at show time to sit in audience with their families. They should be brought to the dressing room at the start of intermission to get into costume.

*Levels 1 – 4 must arrive at the theatre at least 30 minutes prior to curtain time (1:00pm)

*Levels 5 and up must arrive at the theatre at least 1.25 hour prior to curtain time (12:15pm)

 

NUTCRACKER BOUTIQUE

We will have a DVDA Nutcracker Boutique at the performances where you can purchase flower bouquets or roses for the performers. There will also be nutcrackers, ornaments, T-shirts, Bullet Pointe skirts and shorts, and many other items available for purchase.

 

Note

**All costumes are property of DVDA and must be left at the theater to be returned to the studio.

**There is absolutely no eating or artificially colored drinks in costume!

 

To clear up confusion as to when in the show your child will perform:

  • Pre ballet 2 Bon Bons perform toward the end of Act II
  • Ballet 1 Snow Princesses perform toward the end of Act 1, after the Battle Scene
  • Ballet 1 Lambs perform in the middle of Act II
  • Ballet 2 Jesters perform in the beginning of Act II, after the Angels
  • Ballet 3 Soldier Dolls perform in the Party Scene at the beginning of Act 1
  • Ballet 4 Mice and Soldiers perform in the Battle Scene in the middle of Act 1, following the Party Scene.