rehearsal schedule

All times are subject to change. Please check schedule frequently for the most up to date info.

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Saturday, November 18

10:15am  Nutcracker Outreach Performance at Abingdon Library

3:00pm  Nutcracker Outreach Performance at Joppa Library


Tuesday, November 21
4:30-5:30  Warm up class for dancers in Ballet 3 and up  
5:30-6:30  Battle Scene (Soldiers, Little Mice, Mice, Nutcracker, Mouse King, Clara, Prince)  
6:30-7:00  Act 2 Opening (BC Members, Angels, Confections)
7:00-8:00 Party Scene  (Elves, Party Children, Maids, Adults, Clara, Fritz)     
7:30-8:00 Mother Ginger
8:00-9:00  Snow Scene 


Wednesday, November 22 - Saturday, November 25
No Rehearsals for Thanksgiving Break


Saturday, December 2
12:00-1:00 Party Scene with Dolls, Elves, Party Children, Adults, Maids, Butlers
1:00-1:30 Flowers
1:30-2:00 Snow with Snow Pas de deux
2:00-2:30 Act 2 Variations (Spanish, Chinese, Marzipan, Arabian, Peppermint)  
2:30-3:30 Battle Scene with Little Mice, Soldiers, Mice, Nutcracker, Mouse King, Clara, Prince
3:30-4:00 Act 2 Opening with Angels and Confections   

Sunday, December 3
11:30 - 12:15 Warm up for all BC Members and Act 1 Children's Cast in Ballet 3-6
12:00 All Nutcracker Act 1 cast members arrive at the studio ready to dance (Elves, Party Children, Soldiers, Little Mice)
12:30 - 2:30 Nutcracker Act 1 Run-through with all BC Members and children's cast (Elves, Party Children, Soldiers, Little Mice)
2:00 All Nutcracker Act 2 cast members arrive at the studio ready to dance (Angels, Confections, Mother Ginger)  
2:30 - 3:30 Curtain Call Rehearsal (ALL NUTCRACKER PERFORMERS)  
3:30 - 5:30 Nutcracker Act 2 Run-through with all BC Members and children's cast (Angels, Confections, Mother Ginger)  


Monday, December 4
4:30 - 5:15 Warm up for all BC Members and Act 1 Children's Cast in Ballet 3-6
5:00 Elves arrive at DCM  
5:30 - 7:00 Nutcracker Act 1 Run-through with all BC members, Party Children, Elves, Maids, Butlers, Adults
6:30 Little Mice and Soldiers arrive at DCM  
7:00 - 8:30 Nutcracker Act 1 Run-through with all BC members, Little Mice, and Soldiers
8:30 - 9:00 Snow Scene with BC Members

Tuesday, December 5
4:30 - 5:15 Warm up for all BC Members and Act 2 Children's Cast in Ballet 3-6
5:00 Confections and Angels arrive at DCM ready to dance
5:30 - 7:30 Nutcracker Act 2 Run-through with all BC members, Confections, and Angels
7:00 All Mother Ginger dancers arrive at DCM ready to dance
7:30 - 9:00 Nutcracker Act 2 Run-through with all BC members and Mother Ginger dancers

Wednesday, December 6
4:30 – 6:00 Technique Class for all BC Members (Optional for Children’s Cast in Ballet 3-6)
6:00 – 9:00 Ballet Chesapeake Nutcracker Rehearsals TBA   

Thursday, December 7
10:00am Pick up Rental Truck (Truck Driver)  
10:30-12:30 Load Rental truck at DCM studios (Truck Driver and Loaders)
1:00 – 4:00 Load in and setup at Towson Universiy (Truck Driver, Loaders, Tech Crew)  
4:00 - 9:00 Tech Crew at Towson University
4:30 - 5:15 Warm up for all BC Members and Act 1 Children's Cast in Ballet 3-6 at Towson University
5:00 Elves arrive at Towson University
5:30 - 7:00 Nutcracker Act 1 Dress Rehearsal with all BC members, Party Children, Elves, Maids, Butlers, Adults
6:30 Little Mice and Soldiers arrive at Towson University
7:00 - 9:00 Nutcracker Act 1 Dress Rehearsal with all BC members, Little Mice, and Soldiers  


Friday, December 8
4:30 - 5:15 Warm up for all BC Members and Act B Children's Cast in Ballet 3-6 at Towson University
5:00 Confections and Angels arrive at Towson University
5:30 - 7:30 Nutcracker Act 2 Dress Rehearsal with all BC members, Confections, and Angels
7:00 All Mother Ginger dancers arrive at Towson University
7:30 - 9:00 Nutcracker Act 2 Dress Rehearsal with all BC members and Mother Ginger dancers  

Saturday, December 9
10:00am All Nutcracker performers arrive at Towson University, Tech Crew Arrive at TU
10:30 – 11:30 Curtain Call Rehearsal for ALL NUTCRACKER PERFORMERS
11:30-12:30 Warm up at Towson University for all BC members and Children's Cast in Ballet 3-6
1:00 - 3:30 Nutcracker Performance
4:30 - 5:15 Warm up at Towson University for all BC members and Children's Cast in Ballet 3-6
5:00pm All BC members, Children's Cast dancers, and tech crew arrive at Towson University  
6:00 – 8:30pm Nutcracker Performance

Sunday, December 10
11:00 All Nutcracker Performers in Ballet 3-6, and Tech Crew Arrive at Towson University
11:30-12:30 Warm up at Towson University for all BC members and Children's Cast in Ballet 3-6
12:00pm All Children's Cast dancers arrive at Towson University  
1:00 - 3:30 Nutcracker Performance
3:30pm Strike and Unload Sets and Props at Towson University (Costume volunteers, Tech Crew, Loaders, Truck Driver)  
5:30pm Unload Sets and Props at DCM Studios (Loaders, Truck Driver)     

Thursday, December 14
3:30-9:00 Load In, Setup, and Dress Rehearsal at the Bel Air Armory

Friday, December 15
7:30-8:30am Warm-up at the Bel Air Armory
9:15 - 10:15 Pre-school Outreach Performance
10:45-11:45 Pre-school Outreach Performance
12:00-3:00 Strike at Bel Air Armory and Unload at DCM

Friday, January 19 - Sunday, January 21

Youth America Grand Prix in Pittsburgh, PA - Details and times TBA