The Nutcracker

Please find on this page: information regarding rehearsals / costume fittings / performance day information 

Studio Rehearsal Information!

SATURDAY NOVEMBER 25TH
10:30-12PM
- Party Girls
12-1PM - Clara / Snow Queens

SUNDAY NOVEMBER 26TH
9-11AM - FULL CAST MANDATORY REHEARSAL

SATURDAY DECEMBER 2ND
12-1PM- Clara / Drosselmeyer
1-2:30PM - FULL CAST MANDATORY REHEARSAL
4-6PM - Sugarplum / Cavalier


SUNDAY DECEMBER 3RD 
9-1PM - FULL CAST MANDATORY REHEARSAL  *Please bring water and lunch*
1-2PM - Sugarplum / Cavalier

SATURDAY DECEMBER 9TH
12-1PM - Clara / Nutcracker Prince / Rat King
1-2:30PM - FULL CAST MANDATORY REHEARSAL
4-6PM - Sugarplum / Cavalier


SUNDAY DECEMBER 10TH
9-11:30AM
  - FULL CAST MANDATORY REHEARSAL


Rehearsal Location
EDC Dancers Inc.
4438 Ontario Street - Rear Unit
Beamsville


Performance Venue
The Greg Frewin Theatre - 5781 Ellen Ave Niagara Falls, ON, Canada
* This location provides food & drinks available for purchase


Performance Date
Wednesday December 13th
* Dancers will be required all day for stage rehearsal, afternoon matinee and evening performance


Nutcracker Tickets


Stage Rehearsal & Performance Day Timetable

*Please note all stage rehearsals are "closed" no parents will be allowed in the audience or backstage area*

Tuesday December 12th
5:30PM Arrive @ Greg Frewin Theatre *no make up*
6-8PM Stage / Tech Rehearsal (Closed Rehearsal)

Wednesday December 13th
8AM Arrive @ Greg Frewin Theatre *Hair & Make Up Ready*
8:30-10AM Stage Rehearsal (Closed Rehearsal)
10-10:15AM Healthy Snacks Provided
11AM *PERFORMANCE*
1PM *PERFORMANCE*
2:30-3:30PM CATERED PERFORMERS DINNER BUFFET
3:30-5:30PM Stage Rehearsal (Closed Rehearsal)
5:30-5:45PM Healthy Snacks Provided
7PM *PERFORMANCE*


Events Calendar


Performers Dinner

We are arranging The Greg Frewin Theatre to cater dinner for our performers. 
Cost $20.00 Per Dancer * Subject to change
(Please Email niagaraballet@gmail.com to confirm your dancers place at dinner)
Menu: Mac & Cheese / Penne Pasta / Cesar salad / Garden Salad / Assorted Cookies / Pop / Juice / Water
Performers Dinner Time: 2:30PM
*This dinner menu is for performers only.
Parents and audience members will have a menu to order from before and during the shows.


Stage Hair & Make Up Requirements - Dancers are to arrive with hair and make up done prior to arriving at the venue. Dancers are to provide all hair pins and elastics. Please bring extra hair essentials and make up for touch ups throughout the day.

Clara - Half up, half down curly with Ribbon / Stage Make Up
Nutcracker Prince - Mask
Party Girl - Half up, half down curly with ribbon / Stage Make Up
Doll - Wig / Stage Make Up / Red Circles on cheeks / black lines under and above eyes
Rag Doll - Wig / Stage make / red circle cheeks / Black lines under & Above eyes
Toy Soldier - Hat / Red circles on cheeks / two lines from mouth to chin
Drosselmeyer - Wig, hat / Eye Patch
Mice - Giselle bun / Stage Make Up
Soldiers - Giselle bun, centre part / Stage Make Up & Red Circles on cheeks / centre of lips red only / Two black lines from mouth to chin
Rat King - Mask
Maid - Hat
Snow Queens - Classical Ballet Bun / Stage Make Up / add three rhinestones to each outside eye corner
Snow Angels - Classical Ballet Bun, Halo (Please use Hair Pins) 
Gum Drops - Giselle Bun, ribbon, centre part  / Stage Make Up
Cavalier - male stage make up
Flowers - Classical Ballet Bun / Stage Make up
Chinese - Classical Bun / Pale Skin Black Eyeliner
Chinese Dragon - Classical Bun
Reed Pipe - Classical Ballet bun, Ribbon around bun / Stage Make Up
Arabian - Classical Ballet bun / Stage Make up
Russian - Classical Ballet Bun / Stage Make Up
Gingerbread Children - Giselle Bun, centre part  / Stage Make up
Mother Ginger - Wig (Use Pins) / White face, pink circles on cheeks, over drawn lips & eyes
Spanish - Classical Ballet Bun, drawn on side burn curls and forehead / stage make up
 


Stage Make Up: Mice / Gum Drops / Gingerbread Children / Snow Angels / Chinese Dragons  


Make Up: Party Scene / Doll / Rag Doll / Soldiers / Arabian / Chinese / Reed Pipe / Spanish / Russian / Flowers / Snow Queen


Boys Make up

Giselle Bun: Soldiers / Gum Drops / Gingerbread Children / Mice 

Mice 

Mice 


Classical Bun: Snow Queen / Flowers / Arabian / Russian / Spanish / Reed Pipe / Snow Angels / Chinese / 

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Half Up Half Down Curly: Party Scene / Clara

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