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Company Rehearsal Schedule        

Tuesday, November 21
Snowflakes and Snow Pas de Deux  6:45-8:00

Wednesday, November 22
The Studio closes at 6:30 pm.  No Open Program class.

Thursday, November 23
Friday, November 24
Saturday, November 25

Studio closed.  Company DAYS OFF.  Happy Thanksgiving!

Sunday, November 26
Please note: All Company be present at 1 pm for Holiday Fundraiser announcement; if you leave the premises after class, return by 1:00
Company Class  11-12:30
Party Scene: All (Dolls join at 12:15)  12-1:00
Battle Scene: All  1-1:45
Snow Scene: All  1:45-2:30
Act II: All  3-5:00

Tuesday, November 28
Company rehearsal TBA at the end of Sunday's run-through

Friday, December 1
Company Stage Makeup Session: All Senior and Junior Company dancers bring your stage makeup for practice [Lily and Lucy are excused].  Eye makeup is required (including false lashes for girls).  Bring makeup remover.  6:30 until your makeup is approved (7-7:30)

Saturday, December 2
Downtown Holiday Parade, details posted on "The Nutcracker" board.  
No 10:00 am classes.  11:30 classes only.  Level IV students take class at 11:30.  Holiday parade dancers come to class if possible, or warm yourselves up for rehearsal.  Parent Meeting 1:30 (no Company dancers except Lucy for stage makeup).

Company rehearsal TBA  1:30-2:30
Party Scene: Cast A (Dolls in technique shoes)  2:30-3:00
Run-through Act I: Cast A  3-4:30
Run-through Act II: Cast A  4:45-6:00

Sunday, December 3
Company Class  11-12:30
Party Scene: Cast B (Dolls in technique shoes)  1-2:00
Company rehearsal TBA  1-2:00
Run-through Act I: Cast B  2-3:30
Run-through Act II: Cast B  3:30-4:30

Tuesday, December 5
Company rehearsal TBA at the end of Sunday  6:45-8:00

Friday, December 8
Snowflakes and Snow Pas de Deux  6:45-8:00

PLEASE NOTE: Costume run-throughs require ALL dancer-provided accessories and performance hairdos

Saturday, December 9
No 10 am classes; 11:30 classes only (for Level IV as well; take class at 11:30) 
Arabian & Snow Pas de Deux  1:30-2:30
Company rehearsal TBA  1:30-2:30
Run-through Act I IN COSTUME - Cast B  2:30-4:00
Run-through Act II IN COSTUME - Cast B 4:30-6:00

Sunday, December 10
Company Class (Junior Co and pointe dancers take barre only)  11-12:30
Run-through Act I IN COSTUME - Cast A  1:30-2:30
Run-through Act II IN COSTUME - Cast A  3-4:00
Snow Pas de Deux and Arabian couples for any additional notes/rehearsal  4-5:00

Tuesday, December 12
Company Class at The Studio (Junior Co is invited to attend)  4:30-6:00
Company rehearsal TBA at the end of Sunday  6:15-8:00

Company Call at the Civic Auditorium includes Junior Company and dancers who perform en pointe

Wednesday, December 13
Company Call 2:30 to the Civic Auditorium
Company Class, spacing rehearsals and Dress/Orchestra Rehearsals - Cast B dances
Finish 9:30 (can go until 10:00 but we usually finish early)

Thursday, December 14
Company Call 2:30 to the Civic Auditorium
Company Class, spacing rehearsals and Dress/Orchestra Rehearsals - Cast A dances
Finish 9:30 (can go until 10:00 but we usually finish early)

Friday, December 15
Company Call  4:00 pm
PERFORMANCE - Cast A  8:00 pm

Saturday, December 16
Company Call  10:00 am
PERFORMANCE - Cast A  1:00 pm
PERFORMANCE - Cast B  4:30 pm

Saturday, December 17
Company Call  10:00 am
PERFORMANCE - Cast A  1:00 pm
PERFORMANCE - Cast B  4:30 pm

 

FYI Holiday Rehearsal period has been CHANGED to start Friday, December 29 (instead of Dec 27).  Senior Company will work with Robert Kelley and also guest choreographer Debra Pearse Rogo.  Half day Dec 31; Jan 1 off.

Presidents Day weekend 2018: Company dancers will have a short rehearsal day (finish by 3 pm) on Saturday 2/17, Sunday 2/18 will be a DAY OFF, and Monday 2/19 evening there will be rehearsal for the Santa Cruz Symphony concerts.

 

Children's Rehearsal Information 

Dancers and Parents are required to know and adhere to the information in the right side bar of this page: Accessories to be provided by each dancer, Stage Makeup list, Important Dates, Backstage Policies.

Happy Thanksgiving!

Saturday, November 25
No rehearsals

Sunday, November 26
Rehearsals for BOTH CASTS
Party Scene: All  12-1:00 pm
Battle Scene: All  1-1:45 pm
Snow Scene: All (includes Clara and Prince)  1:45-2:30 pm
Act II: All  3-5:00 pm

From now on, if one cast is called to rehearsal, the other cast need not attend.

Saturday, December 2
Downtown Holiday Parade — participating dancers (information posted on "The Nutcracker" bulletin board)
No 10:00 am class today; 11:30 classes only.
PARENT MEETING and Stage Makeup Session - bring your stage makeup for practice.  Eye makeup is required.
Party Scene: All (Cast A) 2:30-3:00 pm
Act I: All (Cast A)  3-4:30 pm
Act II: All (Cast A)  4:45-6:00 pm

Sunday, December 3
Party Scene: All (Cast B)  1-2:00 pm
Act I: All (Cast B)  2-3:30 pm
Act II: All (Cast B)  3:30-4:30 pm

PLEASE NOTE: the following Costume Rehearsals at The Studio require ALL DANCER-PROVIDED ACCESSORIES AND PERFORMANCE HAIRDOS

Saturday, December 9
No 10:00 am classes; 11:30 classes only.  Cast B Party Girls attend class with a net or cap over performance hair.

Cast B Party Scene Adults and All Party Children (includes Little Children) Call to The Studio  1:15 pm
Cast B Act I dancers get into costumes  2:00 pm
Run-through entire Act I IN COSTUME (Cast B)  2:30-4:00 pm
dancers in Act I only may leave when finished dancing
Cast B Opening of Act II dancers Call to The Studio (includes Sugar Plum Pages, Garland Dancers, Chinese Children)  4:00 pm
Cast B Ginger Snaps Call to The Studio  4:30 pm
Run-through entire Act II IN COSTUME (Cast B)  4:30-6:00 pm

Sunday, December 10
Cast A Act I dancers Call to The Studio  12:45 pm
Run-through entire Act I IN COSTUME (Cast A) 1:30-2:30 pm
dancers in Act I only may leave when finished dancing
All Opening of Act II dancers Call to The Studio (includes Sugar Plum Pages, Garland Dancers, Chinese Children)  2:30 pm
Cast A Ginger Snaps Call to The Studio  3:00 pm
Run-through entire Act II IN COSTUME  3-4:00 pm

Wednesday, December 13
Cast B Call Times to the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium follow by role.  Dancers must be backstage and signed in by their Call Time for Spacing rehearsals and Dress/Orchestra Rehearsal.
Dancers need to be equipped with practice clothes, slippers or booties to cover performance shoes backstage, all performance accessories, stage makeup and hairdos.

Battle Scene Call 4 pm
Party Scene Call 4:30 pm
Opening of Act II Call (Sugar Plum Pages, Garland Dancers, Chinese Children)  5:00 pm
Ginger Snaps  5:30 pm
Any remaining Cast B dancers  6:00 pm
Act I finish time approximately 8:15 pm
Act II finish time approximately 9:30 pm

Thursday, December 14
Cast A Call Times to the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium follow by role.  Dancers must be backstage and signed in by their Call Time for Spacing rehearsals and Dress/Orchestra Rehearsal.
Dancers need to be equipped with practice clothes, slippers or booties to cover performance shoes backstage, all performance accessories, stage makeup and hairdos.

Battle Scene Call 3:30 pm
Party Scene Call 4:00 pm
Chinese Children Call  4:45 pm
Opening of Act II Call (Sugar Plum Pages, Garland Dancers)  5:00 pm
Ginger Snaps  5:15 pm
Any remaining Cast A dancers  6:00 pm
Act I finish time approximately 8:15 pm
Act II finish time approximately 9:30 pm

Friday, December 15
Call for all Cast A Children and Adults (except Ginger Snaps and Mother Ginger)  7:00 pm
Call for Cast A Ginger Snaps and Mother Ginger  8:00 pm
PERFORMANCE - Cast A  8:00 pm
Pick up time for dancers only in Act I approximately 9:00 pm
Pick up time for dancers in Act II approximately 10:00 pm

Dancers are not allowed to leave the theater once they have signed in, including between performances; this is for their safety.

Saturday, December 16
Call for all Cast A Children and Adults (except Ginger Snaps and Mother Ginger)  12:00 noon
Call for Cast A Ginger Snaps and Mother Ginger  1:00 pm
PERFORMANCE - Cast A  1:00 pm
Pick up time for dancers only in Cast A approximately 3:00 pm
Call for all dancers only in Cast B (except Ginger Snaps)  3:30 pm
Call for Cast B Ginger Snaps  4:30 pm
PERFORMANCE - Cast B  4:30 pm
Pick up time for dancers only in Act I  approximately 5:30 pm
Pick up time for dancers in Act II  approximately  6:30 pm

Sunday, December 17
Call for all Cast A Children and Adults (except Ginger Snaps and Mother Ginger)  12:00 noon
Call for Cast A Ginger Snaps and Mother Ginger  1:00 pm
PERFORMANCE - Cast A  1:00 pm
Pick up time for dancers only in Cast A approximately 3:00 pm
Call for all dancers only in Cast B (except Ginger Snaps)  3:30 pm
Call for Cast B Ginger Snaps  4:30 pm
PERFORMANCE - Cast B  4:30 pm
Pick up time for dancers only in Act I  approximately 5:30 pm
Pick up time for dancers in Act II  approximately  6:30 pm

 

  

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