Rehearsal Schedule

Nutcracker Studio Rehearsals 2019 

(Scroll below for THEATER REHEARSALS)

Saturday 11/9

9:30 – 10:20 – Ballet 4/4X class (Run Polichinelles during class)

10:20 – 11:00 - All Battle scene including Mice, Mouse Queen and King, Soldiers, Dolls, Clara and Nutcracker

 11:00 –12:30 – Ballet 5X/7 class

12:00 – 12:15 - Russian

12:15 – 12:35 – Clara, Fritz, Dew Drop, Snow Queen, Snow Angels (Delaney & Emily A) Snow Fairy (Colbie & Zenta)

12:30 – 12:45 – Lead Angel in Popcorn w/ Courtney

12:35 – 12:55 – Skaters, Carolers w/Crossover adults and children

12:55 – 1:30 - Opening and finale

1:30 – 2:15 -  Try on Party Scene costumes

2:15 – 3:20 – Party Scene

3:20 – 3:40 – Clara and Drosselmeier

Monday 11/11
4:30 – 6:30 – B5/5X Class
4:30 – 4:40 – Skaters
4:40 – 5:00 - Skaters & Carolers
5:00 – 5:20 – Russian w/ lead (Studio 2)
5:20 – 5:40 – Shepherdess in Studio 3(Clara and Fritz join at 5:30) 5:40 – 5:55 - Clara and Fritz (modern section)
5:55 – 6:05 – Harlequins
6:05 -6:30 – Battle Dolls
6:30 – 8:05 – Adv. Class
7:30 – 7:50 – Chinese, Kissing Doll and Muffet in Popcorn w/Daniel 7:50 – 8:05 – Spanish in Popcorn w/ Daniel
8:05 – 8:25 – Arabian in studio 1w/ Val
8:25 – 8:40 – Snow Queen w/ Val in Popcorn
8:05 - 8:15 – Dew and Snow Queen w/ Claras w/ Lisa in Popcorn 8:15 – 8:25 - Lead Angel in Popcorn w/ Lisa
8:25 – 8:45 – Finale (no Clara/Fritz)
8:45 – 9:15 - Flowers

Tuesday 11/12 –
6:30 – 8:05 – Adv. Class
7:45 – 8:00 – Dew Drop and Demis in Popcorn w/ Lisa 8:00 – 8:15 – Spanish in Popcorn w/ Lisa
8:15 – 8:20 – Muffet in Popcorn W/ Lisa
8:05 – 8:20 – Arabian w/ Val Studio 1
8:20 - 8:40 - Snow
8:40 – 8:55 - Finale (school show version)
8:55 – 9:15 - Flowers

Thurs 11/14
5:00 – 6:30 – B4X class
6:50 – 8:10 - Adv. Class
8:10 – 8:30 – Snow
8:30 – 8:50 – Opening and Finale & Bows 8:50 - 9:00 – Snow Queen school show finale 9:00 – 9:15 – Arabian

Friday 11/15
4:30 – 4:50 – Battle Dolls and Clara
4:50 – 5:00 – Harlequins (Continued on Back of page)

5:00 – 5:20 – Skaters & Carolers
5:20 – 5:50 – Russian
5:50 – 6:05 - Sheppies
6:05 – 6:25 – Sheppies and Clara/Fritz w/ FRIDAY CLASS of B1 Lambs 6:25 – 6:50 - Angels w/ lead Angel

Saturday 11/16 –
9:30 – 10:30 – Ballet 4/4X class (Polichinelle rehearsal in 4X class)
10:30 – 11:00 - All Battle scene including Mice, Mouse Queen and King, Soldiers, Dolls, Clara and Nutcracker 11:00 –12:45 – Ballet 5X/6 class
11:10 – 12:30 – B6/7 class
12:30 – 12:45 – Clara, Fritz, Dew Drop, Snow Queen, Snow Angels (Delaney & Emily A) Snow Fairy (Colbie & Zenta)
12:45 – 1:15 - Skaters, Carolers w/Crossover adults and children
1:15 – 2:20 – Party Scene
2:20 – 2:40 – Clara/Fritz and Drosselmeier (with Jenna)

Wednesday , Thursday, Friday & Saturday November 27 - 30 – No Class – HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!

 

We will be holding rehearsal Sunday December 1 (Thanksgiving weekend)

at DVDA studios.

           

Sunday, December 1 2019 (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 – 2:20 – Finale

2:20 – 3:15 – Ballet 2 Angels, Angels, 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,  Dec 2, 2019  - All classes as scheduled

 

Tuesday, December 3rd (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 Carolers (includes Lisa & Bridgt’s Ballet 3 Soldier Dolls) 

8:15- 8:55 - Variations

8:55 - 9:35 – Snow

 

Wednesday, December 4th (at the theater!)

4:00 - 4:40 – All Battle Scene

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

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

7:00– 7:50 – Flowers

7:50 – 8:25 - Variations

8:25 – 9:20 – Snow

 

Thursday, December 5th  – Dress Rehearsal – Friday Cast first. Hair, costumes, & makeup as for performance.

4:00-7:00 - Act I

  • Ballet 1 Snow Princess from 4:50 - 5:50

  • Sat. cast Soldier Dolls 5:30 – 7:00

6:45-8:45 - Act II

* Saturday cast Lambs, Sheppies, B2 Little Angels, B6 Angels & Jesters should arrive at 6:45pm. We will rehearse with them before we start Act 2. Sheppies & B6 Angels 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 6th – School Performance (Saturday Cast. No Jesters B2 Angels, 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 Christina, Abby Cl, and Sophia as Chinese, Sophie, Marissa, Gianna as Arabian, Sarah, Grace H, Dheya, Nora S, Ali B, Ana M, Taylor O as Russian, and Roma, Shelby, Julia, Mia as Spanish and Cassandra and Grace O as Snow Flakes, who will all greet children as they leave.

 

Friday December 6th – 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)

*B5 and up must arrive at the theatre at least 1.25 hours prior to curtain time (6:15pm)

 

Saturday December 7th – 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)

*B5 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

  • B2 Angels & B2 Jesters perform in the beginning of Act II

  • Ballet 3 Soldier Dolls perform in the Party Scene at the beginning of Act 1

  • Ballet 4/4X Mice and Soldiers perform in the Battle Scene in the middle of Act 1, following the Party Scene. B4X Polichinelles are in the middle of Act 2

Contact Information

515 Bethlehem Pike

Colmar, PA 18915

215-822-4640

Important Dates

First Day of Classes: Sept 5th

No classes: October 31st

Fall Break: Nov 27th - Nov 30th

Nutcracker: Dec 6th & Dec 7th

Winter Break: Dec 23rd - Jan 2nd

Parent Observation:  January 20th - 25th

Spring Break: April 6th - 11th

Memorial Day (No Classes):  May 25th

Spring Performance: May 29th

Last Day of Classes: May 30th

Student Appreciation Day: June 6th

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