Nutcracker TPAC Rehearsals

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Tuesday December 5th – Topeka Performing Arts Center – Wear practice clothes
4:30-5:45 Battle Scene
5:45-7:15 Party Scene 
7:15-7:45 Act II Entrance
7:45-9:30 Act II, Finale & Bows
9:30-10:00 Snow Scene 

Wednesday December 6th – Topeka Performing Arts Center – Wear practice clothes
4:30-5:45 Battle Scene
5:45-7:15 Party Scene 
7:15-7:45 Act II Entrance
7:45-9:30 Act II, Finale & Bows
9:30-10:00 Snow Scene 

Thursday December 7th
Dress Rehearsal for Cast B (dancers performing Saturday at 8pm and Sunday at 2pm)
Regular Rehearsal for Cast A (dancers performing Friday at 8pm and Saturday at 2pm)

Cast B Dress Rehearsal at the Performing Arts Center
Dancers please arrive at least 15 minutes before your scheduled rehearsal wearing stage make-up and the appropriate hairstyle. Please report to your assigned dressing rooms.

Cast A run through in practice clothes. Please report to your assigned dressing rooms. Dancers who are also in Cast B will need to have their make-up on and hair in the appropriate style for this run through so you can get ready for Dress Rehearsal as quickly as possible. Act I company dancers who are not double cast do not need to wear pointe shoes for the run through.

5:15 – 6:30 All of Act I (Party, Battle & Snow) Cast A- practice clothes
6:30 – 8:00 All of Act I (Party, Battle & Snow) Cast B- in costume
8:00 – 9:00 Act II (includes Entrance, Dolls and Finale) Cast B- in costume
9:00 – 9:45 Act II (includes Entrance, Dolls and Finale) Cast A- practice clothes

Friday, December 8th -
Benefit Performance/Cast A (Performing Friday 8p.m. & Saturday 2p.m.)
This is a benefit performance. We will have a full audience.
9:15am - Arrive at Performing Arts Center
10:00-11:30 Full Ballet (You may leave when your part is done.)

**Please remember that if you must miss a rehearsal or are running late once we are at TPAC to please contact Madison**

Ballet Midwest Company and Junior Company Dancers for Performances: Warm-up class and corrections in the TPAC dance studio (downstairs) before each performance. Corrections start at 7pm for evening performances and 1pm for matinees. 

Auxiliary Cast Dancers for Performances:  Please be in your dressing rooms no later than 1:15 for the 2pm performances and 7:15 for the 8pm performances.  Please refer to the final rehearsal email from our production manager for further details regarding performances.

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