Ballet Légere

773.237.1874

​Presenting

"The Nutcracker Ballet"

in it's entirety since 1985


Rehearsal Schedule

Saturday December 1
@ Lincoln School
9:00 Mother Ginger
9:30 All in Chinese
10:00 CURTAIN CALL ENTIRE CAST
11:00 MANDATORY PARENT AND CAST MEETING
12:00 PARTY: Party Adults, Party Boys, Party Girls, Maid, Butler, Toy Soldiers, Clara, Prince, Grandma, Harlequin, Drosselmeyer, Columbine, Pierot
2:15 TRANSFORMATION: Clara, Prince, Drosselmeyer, Cherubs, Reindeer (until 3pm)

@Legere Dance Centre
5:30 SNOW: Snowflakes, Crystals, Flakettes, Reindeer, Cherubs, Clara
6:30 Marzipan (until 7pm)

Sunday December 2
@Legere Dance Centre
10:00 TBA
11:00 TBA

@ Dominican University Lund Auditorium (7900 W. Division, River Forest)
2:30 Clara, Prince, Drosselmeyer, Nutcracker
3:15 TRANSFORMATION: Clara, Prince, Drosselmeyer, Nutcracker, Cherubs, Reindeer
4:00 OVERTURE
4:45 PARTY: Party Adults, Party Boys, Party Girls, Maid, Butler, Toy Soldiers, Clara, Prince, Grandma, Drosselmeyer, Columbine, Pierot, Harlequin
6:30 BATTLE: Toy Soldiers, Adult Soldiers, Adult Mice, Mini Mice, Mini Doll, Clara, Drosselmeyer, Nutcracker, Mouse King
8:15 SNOW: Snowflakes, Flakettes, Crystals, Reindeer, Cherubs, Clara, Prince, Snow King, Snow Queen

THE FOLLOWING REHEARSALS AND PERFORMANCES WILL BE HELD AT:
Dominican University Performing Arts Center | Lund Auditorium
7900 West Division Street, River Forest IL

Monday December 3
4:00 Angels & Angelicas
4:45 Spanish
5:15 Chinese
5:45 GRAND ARRIVAL: Clara, Prince, Gift Bearers, Cherubs, Petit Fours, Angels, Snow King, Snow Queen, Lead Angelica, Reindeer, 4 Designated Jesters
6:45 FINALE with Designated Dancers
7:15 FINALE with Designated Dancers, Cherubs, Reindeer, Clara, Prince, Mrs. S.
8:00 WALTZ: Butterflies, Flowers, Dew Drops, Beauty Rose, Flowerettes, Bees, Clara

Tuesday December 4
4:00 Jesters
4:45 Jesters & Mother Ginger
5:00 CAST CALL ENTIRE CAST (Check-in and go to assigned dressing rooms)
5:30 Arabian with Litter Bearers
6:30 DRESS REHEARSAL (with costumes and make-up)
8:00 Cast Notes (Sit House Right, No Costumes) - Children 7 years old and under excused

Wednesday December 5
4:00 Mother Ginger & Jesters
4:45 SNOW: Flakes, Flakettes, Crystals, Reindeer, Cherubs, Clara, Prince, Snow King, Snow Queen
5:00 CAST CALL ENTIRE CAST (Check in and go to assigned dressing rooms)
5:45 Trepak
6:30 DRESS REHEARSAL (Costumes & Makeup)
8:00 Cast Notes (Sit House Right, No Costumes) - Children 7 years old and under excused

Thursday December 6 - PERFORMANCE
8:00am CAST CALL (EVERYONE)
8:30 CAST WARM UP
9:00 TBA Rehearsal
10:00 PERFORMANCE - followed by question and answer with designated cast members and staff
11:45 CURTAIN CALL REHEARSAL (Everybody on stage - no costumes)
12:30 Cast Notes (on stage)
1:30 TBA Rehearsal (all must be available)

Friday December 7 - PERFORMANCE
7:30am CAST CALL (EVERYONE)
8:00 CAST WARM UP
8:30 TBA Rehearsal
9:30 PERFORMANCE - followed by question and answer with designated cast members and staff
12:15 PERFORMANCE - followed by question and answer with designated cast members and staff
2:00 CURTAIN CALL REHEARSAL
2:30 GRAND ARRIVAL REHEARSAL: Sugar Plum Clara, Prince, Cavalier, Reindeer, Cherubs, Gift Bearers, Lead Angelica, Angels, 4 Designated Jesters, Petit Fours
3:15 CAST NOTES

Saturday December 8 - PERFORMANCE
11:30 CAST CALL
12:00 CAST WARM UP
12:30 TBA Rehearsal
2:00 PERFORMANCE
4:00 Backstage Tour with assigned Performers
NO ONE CAN REMAIN IN THE THEATER BETWEEN PERFORMANCES
5:15 CAST CALL
5:45 CAST WARM UP
7:00 PERFORMANCE

Sunday December 9 - PERFORMANCE
11:30 CAST CALL
12:00 CAST WARM UP
12:30 TBA Rehearsal
2:00 PERFORMANCE

Monday December 10 - PERFORMANCE
8:00 CAST CALL
8:30 CAST WARM UP
9:00 TBA Rehearsal
10:00 PERFORMANCE - followed by question and answer with designated cast members and staff

*Take-down help needed after Performance
 

ALL REHEARSALS ARE MANDATORY
PLEASE ARRIVE AT LEAST 15 MINUTES BEFORE YOUR SCHEDULED REHEARSAL TIME

BRING BOOKS, GAMES, ETC TO ALL REHEARSALS AND PERFORMANCES TO OCCUPY YOURSELF WHILE WAITING FOR YOUR CALL. CAST MEMBERS MUST BRING A ROBE OR WARM UPS TO WEAR. NO EATING IN COSTUME.