Nutcracker Rehearsal Schedule and Costume Reminder

2017 NUTCRACKER REHEARSAL SCHEDULE

DATE TIME LEVEL / NOTES CAST   LOCATION
Saturday, November 11th, 18th 4:00-7:00 PM All cast rehearsal (PB2, Levels 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 Pre Pro) *  Act 1 & 2 GSB
Monday, November 27th, Wednesday, November 29th, Thursday, November 30th GSB
  4:30-5:30 PM Class (Levels 6, 7, 8 Pre Pro)    Studio 1
4:30-5:30 PM Class (Levels 3, 4, 5)   Studio 2
5:30-8:30 PM All cast rehearsal (PB2, Levels 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8, Pre Pro) * Act 1 & 2 GSB
Tuesday, November 28th 5:00 - 6:30 PM Class (Levels 4,5,6,7,8, Pre Pro) Act 1 & 2 Studio 2
7:00 - 9:30 PM Full orchestra rehearsal (All cast must attend - PB2, Levels 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8, Pre Pro) * Act 1 & 2 GSB
Friday, December 1        11:00-12:30 PM Class (Levels 5,6,7,8, Pre Pro) Subject to change   GSB
3:00-6:00 PM Tech rehearsal (All cast must attend - PB2,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8, Pre Pro) *  Act 1 & 2 BBMann
6:00 PM Dinner Break    
6:30 PM All cast return to the theatre   BBMann
7:00-10:30 PM Dress rehearsal (All cast must attend- PB2,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8, Pre Pro) *  Act 1 & 2 BBMann
* Students will be dismissed following their rehearsal.
* Students in levels PB2 and 1 will be released immediately following their rehearsal of Act 1.
* Please arrive in hair and make up for dress rehearsal at BBMann on Friday, December 1, 2017 at 7 PM (tech rehearsal at 3:00 PM doesn’t require make up)
GSB = Gulfshore Ballet
BBMann = Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall
 

2017 NUTCRACKER COSTUME REMINDER

Pre-Ballet 2:

1. Please bring pink tights to wear underneath costume. 

2. Please bring your pink leather ballet shoes for the performance.  

3. Friday, December 1, 2017 - Rehearsal 3PM (no makeup) and Dress Rehearsal 6PM please arrive for special makeup

4. Saturday, December 2, 2017 please arrive at 1PM for special makeup.

Level 1 (Boys in party scene):

Please bring white tights and pink ballet slippers, please wrap hair in a high bun.

Level 2 Girls:

1. Please bring your pink tights, ballet shoes, and a flesh/tan tank leotard to wear under costume (available at the Dancing Shoe, Ft. Myers) for the performance.

2. Please wrap hair up in a high bun bring lots of bobby pins to secure hat.

Level 3 Girls (ALL):

1. Please bring a flesh/tan tank leotard (available at the Dancing Shoe, Ft. Myers) and pink tights to wear underneath costume.

2. Please bring your pink ballet shoes for the performance.

3. Hair up in a bun

Level 3 Boys:

1. Please bring a white T-Shirt, white and black ballet shoes and white tights.

Level 4 Girls:

1. Please bring pink tights, pink pointe shoes and a flesh/tan tank leotard to wear under your costume.

Level 4 Girls (in Mice):

1.  Hair in high bun, please bring flesh/tan tank leotard (available at the Dancing Shoe, Ft. Myers), pink tights, pink pointe shoes. Soldiers bring your ballet slippers.

Level 4 Boy:

1. Please white and black ballet slippers, (Fritz) also bring white tights.

Level 5-6-7-8-Pre-Pro

1. Please bring a flesh/tan tank leotard (available at the Dancing Shoe, Ft. Myers) and pink tights to wear underneath costume.

2. Please bring your pink pointe shoes for the performance.

Level 7 and Arabian

Please bring flesh/tan underwear to wear under your Arabian costume

Boys

Prince/soldier – please bring white lycra tights (not see through) (white tights from discount dance supply) white ballet slippers.

Ensemble 1 students – Pink pointe shoes, pink ballet slippers and flesh color leotard.

Parents - playing Parents in the Party Scene in Act I Friday, December 1, 2017 please arrive for special makeup and hair at 5PM.  On Saturday December 2, 2017 please arrive at 12PM for special makeup and hair and 5:30PM for the evening performance.

Additional helpful information as we prepare for The Nutcracker:

All leather ballet shoe elastic strings should be knotted and the excess elastic string cut off. 

Please check your child's tights they should have no rips or stains, and bring a clean pair for the theater.

Light make up (blush, eye shadow, and lipstick) may be worn.  

All girls will wear hair in a bun. Please bring hair elastics, hair nets, hair pins, hair spray, and other items that you may need to adequately prepare.

Please bring safety pins and needle & thread for any last minute costume adjustments.

Girls please do not wear underwear underneath your pink tights. 

Parents please be reminded that all costume pieces provided by Gulfshore Ballet are the property of the school. We respectfully request that all borrowed costume items are left at the theater following the performance.

Use of The Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall:

Parents are welcome to send books and other materials from home for children to read while waiting in the dressing rooms. Please take a moment to discuss with your child the importance of respecting the space at The Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall and for maintaining a safe environment while at the theater.

 

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