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My dancer is sick or has been identified as a close contact – what do I do?
Follow this flowchart!
QA Masking During Tech Week and Performances
December 10-11 … final mandatory (adj. required by law or rules; compulsory) rehearsals at Ballet Arts Academy.
It is your responsibility to carefully check the schedule each Wednesday (or later). Additional rehearsals are often called as we get closer to performances. Costume fittings are required, and will be noted on the schedule. Be sure to check both studios every weekend for your specific role(s).
Tech Week (12/9 updates: change in Friday matinee warm up barre instructor, listed Cast Party time, deleted Mice whiskers, added Flower Corps and Adults to Final Bow)
Please clear your schedule of all conflicts. Tech week rehearsals and all (6) performances are required for the entire cast.
Dancers and Parents: Please notify your dance studio teachers that you may be missing classes or company rehearsals.
(Subject to Change)
Party Scene (approx. 30 min):
Drosselmeyer, Drosselmeyer’s Assistant / Nutcracker Prince, Clara, Fritz, Mother, Father, Butler, Maids, Ballerina Doll, Toy Soldier Doll, Adults, Friends, Girls and Boys
The Magical Battle (aka Fight Scene, approx. 10 min, plus 5 min for Transformation):
Clara, Nutcracker Prince, Rat King, Hench Mice, Lead Mice, Little Mice, General and Soldiers, Ornaments, Drosselmeyer
Snow Scene (approx. 11 min):
Snow Queen and King, Demi-Soloists, Snowflakes (Corps)
Moonflower Fairy and Angels
Butterflies, Royal Attendants, Bluebells, Violets,
Plus: Clara, Nutcracker Prince, Rose Queen, Arabian soloists, Spanish soloist, Chinese soloist, Russian (all)
2021 Order of Variations:
Marzipan from Denmark / Shepherdesses and Sheep
Coffee from Arabia
Chocolate from Spain
Tea from China
Mother Ginger and Gingersnaps
Trepak from Russia
Waltz of the Flowers:
Rose Queen, Demi-soloists, Flower Corps, Rosebuds
Sugar Plum Fairy and Cavalier
Clara, Nutcracker Prince, Ballerina Doll, Snow Queen and King, Moonflower Fairy, Butterflies, Shepherdesses, Spanish Chocolate Soloist, Arabian Coffee Soloists, Chinese Tea Soloist, Russian Trepak Corps, Rose Queen
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