Dance Department

NUTCRACKER REHEARSAL SCHEDULE¬†ūüéĄ
Week of  December 2-9th

Monday, 12/3: Mother Ginger 3:00-3:30pm
Grandfathers Dance 8:00-8:30pm

Tuesday, 12/4: Marzipan 6:30-7:00pm

Thursday, 12/6: Snow, Clara & Nutcracker 6:30-7:30pm
All Party Scene (Clara, Nutcracker, Party Goers, and Dolls)
7:30-8:30pm

Friday, 12/7: Candy Cane Ensemble 3:30-4:00

Saturday, 12/8:
11-1pm Opening Act 2 and Finale Rehearsal for those not in class:
All divertissements, Clara and Nutcracker
2:30-3:30 Flowers
3:30-4:15 Angels, Attendants, Sugar Plum, Clara and Nutcracker
4:15-5:30pm All Battle & Clara

Sunday, 12/9:
All Party Scene (Clara, Nutcracker, Party Goers, and Dolls)
12:00-2:00pm

ALL PARTY SCENE (Clara, Nutcracker, Dolls, Party Goers)- Please reserve 12/16 from 12:00-2:00pm for additional rehearsals.

This year’s production will be performed at New Milford High School on Friday, December 21st at 7pm and Saturday, December 22nd at 1pm & 6pm.¬†

Tech Rehearsal on Monday, 12/17 (time TBD) and Dress Rehearsal on Wednesday, 12/19 (time TBD). Additional rehearsals that week TBD if necessary, please keep free. 

NUTCRACKER REHEARSAL SCHEDULE¬†ūüéĄ
Week of  December 9-16th

Sunday, 12/9:
All Party Scene (Clara, Nutcracker, Party Goers, and Dolls)
12:00-2:00pm

Monday, 12/10: Mother Ginger 3:00-3:30pm
Grandfathers Dance 8:00-8:30pm

Tuesday, 12/11: Marzipan 6:30-7:00pm

Thursday, 12/13: Snow, Clara & Nutcracker 6:30-7:30pm
All Party Scene (Clara, Nutcracker, Party Goers, and Dolls)
7:30-8:30pm

Friday, 12/14: Candy Cane Ensemble 3:30-4:00

Saturday, 12/15:
10-11am – Finale rehearsal for those dancers who are in class at 11am Saturday only

11-12:30pm – Finale rehearsal for all Divertissements, Sugar Plum, Clara and Nutcracker (Divertissements are: Hot Chocolate, Coffee, Tea, Marzipan, Mother Ginger and Polichinelles, Flowers and Candy Canes)

12-12:30pm Attendants come to Finale rehearsal

12:30-1pm Pas de Deux – Clara and Nutcracker

2-3:30pm – Flowers

3:30-4pm – Angels, Attendants and Sugar Plum

4-4:15pm – Angels, Clara, Nutcracker and Snow Queen

4:15-5:30pm – All Battle Scene with Clara

Sunday, 12/16:
All Party Scene (Clara, Nutcracker, Party Goers, and Dolls)
12:00-2:00pm

This year’s production will be performed at New Milford High School on Friday, December 21st at 7pm and Saturday, December 22nd at 1pm & 6pm.¬†

TECH WEEK REHEARSAL SCHEDULE ūüéĄ
Week of  December 17-21st

**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 17th 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)

6pm Snow

6:45pm Finale (Attendants & All Act 2 Divertissement)

7:15pm Flowers

8pm Candy Canes

8:15pm Marzipan

8:30pm Mother Ginger & Polichinelles

8:45pm Hot Chocolate

9pm Tea

9:15pm Coffee

Tuesday, December 18th at FINELINE THEATRE ARTS

3:30-5:00pm Ballet class for Levels 4a and up

5:00-7:00pm Run through of ENTIRE SHOW. (All dancers not in warm up class, please arrive at 4:45pm)

7:00-8:00pm Optional rehearsal time for snow, flowers, party scene. Please keep free & open, we will rehearse pieces as needed.

Wednesday, December 19th at NEW MILFORD HIGH SCHOOL

Dress Rehearsal: Please arrive on TIME with hair done, tights on, wearing loose fitting clothing, no jewelry/accessories, and sign in with Mary Mercer. All Primary, Level 1, and Level 2 dancers do not need to come with makeup on. We will provide makeup backstage. 

3:30pm All Party Scene Arrive (Clara, Nutcracker, Party Goers, Dolls, Grandfather’s Dance)

4pm Tech All Party Scene¬†(Clara, Nutcracker, Party Goers, Dolls, Grandfather’s Dance)

5pm 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 7:30pm)

Thursday, December 20th at FINELINE THEATRE ARTS

3:30-5:00pm Ballet class for Levels 4a and up

5:00-8:30pm TBA!

Please keep free & open, we will rehearse scenes as needed.

Friday, December 21st at NEW MILFORD HIGH SCHOOL

Performance #1

5:00-6:00pm Warm up Level 2 and up

6:00pm Arrival for Level 1 dancers

6:30pm Arrival for Primary dancers (Angels)

7pm show

Saturday, December 22 at NEW MILFORD HIGH SCHOOL

Performance #2

11-12:00pm Warmup Level 2 and up

12pm Arrival for Level 1 dancers

12:30pm Arrival for Primary dancers (Angels)

1pm show

Performance #3

5pm Call for show (All dancers Level 1 and up arrive)

5:30pm Arrival for Primary dancers (Angels)

6pm final show

After show reception at New Milford High School!