Dance Department

Nutcracker Rehearsals

(subject to change, please check your weekly Sunday newsletter or the bulletin board in the lobby for any updates/changes)

Rehearsals for the week of December 8th

Sunday, December 8th

10:30-12:00pm: Party Scene
12:00-2:00pm: Run of Acts 1 & 2 for levels 3a and up only 

Tuesday, December 10
3:00-3:30 Coffee
3:30-4:00 Tea
6:45-7:45 Marzipan

Friday, December 13
6:00-6:30 Grandfather’s Dance
7:00-8:30 Party Scene

Saturday, December 14th

9:30-11:00am: Pro Div Ballet Class  &  Ballet 4A Ballet Class
11-12:00pm:  Opening Act 2 & finale: all in Act 2 except angels and attendants 
11:30-12pm – Attendants join rehearsal in Big Studio
12-12:30pm: Snow ALL
12:30-1:00pm: Angels & Sugar Plum & Attendants & Jimmy & Breanna
1:00-1:30pm: Mother Ginger
1:30-2pm: Bobby & Lily Schur
2:30-3pm: Bobby & Lily Anderson
3-4:15pm: Flowers
4:15-5:15pm:ALL Battle Scene
5:15-5:45pm: Jimmy & Emma

This year’s production will be performed at New Milford High School on Friday, December 20th at 7pm and Saturday, December 21st at 1pm & 7pm.


Week of  December 16-21st

**Please note that all END times are approximate this week and be prepared for things to run late. During tech/dress rehearsal we hope to run according to the times below, but we cannot guarantee that things will always run smoothly. Technical issues arise and rehearsing a full cast can have unexpected delays.**

Monday, December 16th at NEW MILFORD HIGH SCHOOL

*No Primary Level (Angels) Dancers Today!*

Tech Rehearsal: Please ARRIVE 15 minutes before your call time and check-in with Mary Mercer! No hair or makeup today! Please wear hair in a bun, a leotard and pink tights so costumes can be easily slipped on.

5pm Battle Scene (Mice, Soldiers, Clara, Nutcracker, Mouse Queen)
5:30pm Opening Act 2 (Attendants & Sugar Plum, NO ANGELS TODAY)
6:00pm Snow
6:45pm Mother Ginger, Polichinelles, Ring Master
7:00pm Finale (Attendants & All Act 2 Divertissement)
7:30pm Flowers
8:15 Marzipan
8:30pm Candy Canes
8:45pm Hot Chocolate
9:00pm Tea
9:15pm Coffee

Tuesday, December 17th at FINELINE THEATRE ARTS

We will be holding REGULAR MONDAY Classes today!

3:30-4:00 Conditioning
4:00-5:00 Acro 1
4:00-5:30pm Level 1B/2
4:00-5:30pm Professional Division
5:00-7:00pm Acro 2b/3
5:30-6:30pm Professional Division Pointe
5:30-6:30pm Jazz 1
6:30-8:00pm Ballet 3a

Wednesday, December 18th at NEW MILFORD HIGH SCHOOL

Dress Rehearsal: Please arrive on TIME with hair done, tights on, wearing loose fitting clothing, and sign in with Mary Mercer. All Primary, Level 1A/B, and Level 2 dancers do not need to come with makeup on. We will provide makeup backstage.

3:15pm Tech Pas de Deux
3:30pm All Party Scene Arrive (Clara, Nutcracker, Party Goers, Dolls, Grandfather’s Dance)
4:00pm Tech Party Scene (Grandfather’s Dance included)
5:00pm All Dancers (Primary and up) arrive if not in Party Scene
5:30-6:00pm Snow Queen, Clara, Nutcracker, and Angels Tech
6:00-8:30pm Dress rehearsal  (Primary level estimated to be dismissed at 7:45pm, time NOT guaranteed.)

Thursday, December 19th at FINELINE THEATRE ARTS

4:00-4:45pm: Warm Up Ballet Class for Level 3a and up
(all dancers except the PRIMARY ANGELS)

Friday, December 20th at NEW MILFORD HIGH SCHOOL

Performance #1

5:00-6:00pm Warm up Level 3A and up
6:00pm Arrival for Level 1A/B & 2 dancers
6:30pm Arrival for Primary dancers (Angels)
7:00pm show

Saturday, December 21st at NEW MILFORD HIGH SCHOOL

Performance #2
11-12:00pm Warmup Level 3A and up
12:00pm Arrival for Level 1A/B & 2 dancers
12:30pm Arrival for Primary dancers (Angels)
1:00pm show

Performance #3

6:00pm Call for show (All dancers Level 1 and up arrive)
6:30pm Arrival for Primary dancers (Angels)
7:00pm final show

After show reception at New Milford High School!