2017 Moscow Ballet Great Russian Nutcracker Casting
All rehearsals are mandatory! Friday rehearsals will begin September 22. Rehearsal times will change weekly based on how much time is needed for each group and known absences from variations. There will not be rehearsal on Thanksgiving weekend 11/24 or the weekend of Ballet Arkansas' Nutcracker 12/8. If needed, we may have additional rehearsals the week of 12/18 - 12/20.
Rehearsals: Friday, December 15
4:15 - 4:45 Little French
4:45 - 5:15 Snowflakes
5:15 - 6:00 ALL Variations (younger & older): Spanish, Chinese, Russian, Arabian
6:00 - 6:30 Mice
6:30 - 6:45 Snow Maidens & Snow Sprites
6:45 - 7:15 Party
MAKE UP: Please keep all makeup minimal. Soft pink lipstick, light pink blush, light brown eye shadow, light foundation (if used), and light eyeliner and mascara are acceptable. NO red lipstick or body glitter.
WHAT TO WEAR:
Party "girls": Hair curled, half up / half down. Pink, white, or beige leotard, pink tights and ballet slippers.
Party "boys": Hair in a low bun. White or beige leotard, pink tights and ballet slippers.
Mice: Hair in low bun. Short sleeve black leotard. Black dance tights (no pantyhose) and black ballet slippers.
Snowflakes: Hair in high bun. White or beige leotard, pink tights and ballet slippers.
Snow Sprites & Snow Maidens: Hair in mid to low bun. Camisole white or beige leotard, pink tights and ballet slippers.
Variations: Hair in mid to low bun. White or beige camisole leotard. Pink tights and ballet slippers. Spanish in Pointe shoes.