Our Season: The Nutcracker

2017 Auditions

Thank you to the 97 dancers who auditioned for The Nutcracker! The final cast is posted under Cast. We appreciate the hard work done by the Casting Committee, as well as Charlene White of Helena who served as our independent adjudicator. 


Family Performance Fee Fundraiser

CLICK HERE to download instructions.

CLICK HERE to download the order form.

CLICK HERE to download the total sales form that gets turned into GCB.


School Excused Absence Form

CLICK HERE  to download a letter that can be given to your teacher.


ALERT:  All rehearsals after Thanksgiving weekend and during "tech week" in December, plus all (6) performances, are mandatory for every dancer. Please identify school conflicts as soon as possible, and make arrangements with teachers accordingly. 


2017 Nutcracker Performances

December 15 - Friday

10:00am School Show (closed to the public)

7:30pm Opening Night


December 16 - Saturday

2:00pm Matinee

7:30pm Evening


December 17 - Sunday

2:00pm Matinee

6:00pm Evening


Nutcracker Venue

Montana Theater

University of Montana Campus

Missoula, Montana


(CLICK HERE for map. The Montana Theater is right near the Adams Center, where 6th Ave ends on campus.)


Flowers and Concessions

GCB operates two fundraisers during The Nutcracker performances. Flowers (with a gift card written by you!) will be for sale in the lobby. Flowers are delivered downstairs to the dressing room area where individual dancers may receive them. Concessions will be for sale in the lobby through intermission. 


Costume Requirements


Please review this list carefully and purchase (or borrow) the necessary items to complete your costume. GCB does have a supply of items if you would like to check first with us. Please be prepared before performance week in December.


How to Make a Proper Bun


Practice making a proper bun! All hair will be checked before the dress rehearsal. Buns that are not done properly will need to be fixed. If you need help, please ask. 


Make-Up Directions   


All performers will need stage make-up, including boys and men. 


Theater Rules and Reminders


Please read through these, thank you!