Schedule of Upcoming Events
Casting and Contract letters went in the mail Monday, September 13, 2021 at 8am. If you do not receive your letter by Thursday afternoon, please contact Ms. Ann-Marie at email@example.com
Please read the scheduling carefully. It is very different than in the past. Missing a rehearsal because you came at the wrong time counts as an unexcused absence and will result in dismissal from the production.
I try very hard to not change the schedule once it's set, however, sometimes it does change. I recommend that the dancers check the schedule daily for updates.
Friday Sept. 24
With Ms. Isabel in Room B
730-8 Gingersnaps plus Clara
In Room A with Ms. Ann-Marie
7-730 Oolong Tea
730- 8 Party Mothers, Lead Maids (including Mrs. S)
8-845 Party Girls, Party Mothers, Mrs. S., Lead Maids, Clara (Ms. Isabel and Ms. Ann-Marie are working on this scene together)
Saturday, September 25
Please note that the "Opening" is not the schedule for this week. Thank you!
In Room A
230-3 Spumoni with Ms. Isabel
3-345 House Maids/Lead Maids with Ms. Ann-Marie
345-415 Ribbon Candy with Ms. Ann-Marie
430-515 Waltz with Ms. Isabel and Ms. Ann-Marie (Dewdrops, please learn your choreography from last year's dvd)
6-630 Group Dolls
In Room B
2-3pm Marzipan with Miss Jane
3-345 Doll Duo with Miss Isabel
345-430 Pastel Mints
3-330 Sugarplums with Miss Jane
Friday, October 1: Same as above
Saturday, October 2: TBA
Friday, October 8: TBA
Saturday, October 9: TBA
Friday, October 15: TBA
Saturday, October 16: TBA
Friday, October 22: TBA
Saturday, October 23: TBA
Friday, October 29: TBA (final Friday rehearsal)
Saturday, October 30: TBA (ALL dancers will be needed this day. Put it on your schedule)
Saturday, October 30 BOO BASH IS BACK! Wear your favorite danceable costume to rehearsal. We will have a huge party after rehearsal until 8pm. Food, fashion show, trunk or treat, we will show our Nutcracker: The Movie, and fun for everyone! It's a blast!
Saturday, November 6
All Dancers 2-630pm
Saturday, November 13
All Dancers 2-630pm
Saturday November 20
Dress Rehearsal at PBC
All Dancers 2-630pm
Sunday, November 21
Nutcracker Portrait Picture Shoot with Steve Wylie
This event is optional but very fun and we get incredible pictures of your dancer. Ms. Ann-Marie is the art director of the event.
Thursday, November 25-Sunday, November 28
**Dressing Room Assignments TBA
Friday, December 3
9am Parents meet at storage unit to load moving truck
10am Parents meet at Coast Hills Church to set up stage
4pm All dancers arrive at Coast Hills Church
5pm Dress Rehearsal Cast A begins
7pm Dress Rehearsal Cast B begins
9pm All clean up their spots in dressing rooms
930pm Out of CHC
Saturday, December 4
11 am all dancers arrive at CHC
1130 AM all dancers warm up on stage
1pm or 130 First Performance of the day
330pm 2nd Performance of the day
5-6 Dinner break (families provide your own food)
6pm All Dancers Back in Dressing rooms
Sunday December 5
1pm All Dancers Arrive at CHC
130pm Warm up on stage
330pm Final Performance including recognition of High School Seniors (we ask that the parents of each High School Senior bring a bouquet of flowers to this performance. Each senior student will be called forward as will their parents (from their seats in the audience) to present the flowers to their dancer)
515pm All parents help strike sets and load truck
6pm Parents accompany the truck to the storage unit to pack up all scenery.
That's all folks!
Merry Christmas, Happy New Year 2022!
*All costumes must be returned by Saturday, December 19 to the racks in the storage room in Studio D at PBC.
*If costumes are not returned you will be charged for the price of replacement. If the costume has been discontinued you will be charged for the cost of replacing the entire set.
*Costumes must be returned unsoiled and "Un-Stinkified". Smell them to see if they are stinky.
Party mothers and girls, dresses must be dry cleaned.
Maids: all items can be washed in cold water only, gentle cycle. Iron aprons
Snow, Ribbon Candy, Waltz, Marzipan, Tarantella, Sugarplum attendants, Waltz or any other tutu: tutus are to be aired out for at least 1 week and then hung upside down in bags.
Oolong Tea: dry clean
Lemon drop: handwash, cold water, hang dry. Be sure dress is completely dry before putting in the garment bag, otherwise mold will grow on the costume.
If there is a costume I have forgotten, please read the cleaning instructions on the inside of the costume and/or contact me via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Required Dance Supplies for Performing with Pacific Theatre Ballet
All dancers need performance earrings! Order them today!
Party mothers need black tights and black character shoes.
All other dancers need pink, professional mesh, Capezio tights,
soft leather ballet slippers must be Bloch split sole. No canvas slippers!!!!!!1
Pointe shoes must be "calamine-d".
All dancers need a short, curly bun wig matching their hair color.
All dancers need a nude leotard to be worn "Bathing suit-style" under all costumes.
All supplies are available at Dancer's Choice in Aliso Viejo.
Liquid Foundation/Makeup as a base
Eyes: Brown eye shadow on the lid, white under the brow bone.
Black liquid eyeliner around the eyes.
Black mascara on lashes, no grey or brown.
Cheeks: Brown (Covergirl soft sable can be used on the cheeks and on the eyelids).
Lips: Red! Not burgundy or pink.
To seal the makeup: face powder. Loose powder works the best.
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