WELCOME BACK TO LBC

DECEMBER.




As we begin to plan time with our families for the Thanksgiving Holiday, please let us be thankful for all that we share together. Firstly the LOVE of DANCE which has brought us to classes, rehearsals, and a sense of group purpose. Secondly, we would like to be thankful for the true giving that comes with these commitments on the part of everyone. And Lastly we are thankful that we have this opportunity of health, energy, endeavor, and beauty to enrich our lives.

NOV.24-30 THANKSGIVING BREAK.

Saturday, Nov. 30 - 1:30-4:30PM special rehearsals Clara, Nutcracker Prince, Ice Crystals. Any bored company members are encouraged to bring your support.

Sunday Dec. 1 - 1:30-2:15 CLASS
2:15-4:30 Coaching and details. Company members if you are back from Break, this is a perfect time for your questions, your variations, your confidence boost, your support of one another, when it is JUST you and no props, mice, or canons.
4:30-5:30 - I would love to take some photos.

Monday, Dec. 2
5:00-5:45 - Creative Dance, Dejoie Studio B
5:15-6:45 - Beg 3, El 1 -Peticolas, Studio A
6:00-7:30 - Company, Studio D - Douglas
7:30-8:30 - Pointe and a little Waltz. . . Douglas, Peticolas Ballroom.

Tuesday, Dec. 3 -
5:00-6:15PM Fundamentals 1 - Hu - Studio B
5:00-6:30PM Beginning 1, 2 - Douglas - Studio A
6:15-7:00PM Int/Adv - Peticolas - Ballroom
6:30-7:30PM BeginningPointe/PrePointe - Douglas - Studio D
7-8PM Ballroom rehearse SNOW and LITTLE SNOW plan to stay until 8PM
7:00-8:30PM snow/waltz

Wednesday, Dec. 4
5:00-6:00PM - Dance Basics - Simmons - Studio B
6:00-7:30PM - Beginning 1, 2, 3 - Peticolas - Studio B
6:15-7:45PM - El. 1, 2, Int - Brooks - Studio A
7:45-8:30PM - No evening rehearsal.

Thursday, Dec. 5
5:00-6:15PM - Fundamentals 2 - Douglas - Studio A
5:00-6:30PM - Beginning 1, 2 - Hu - Studio B
6:15-7:45PM - Beg. 3, El 1, - Moffat - Studio A
6:30-8:30PM - Class

Saturday, December 7
1:30-2:30Snow
2:00-2:30 - coaching and fitting as needed.
2:30-3:30 FINISH FINALE with ALL LISTED below. Several of the younger students came at ONLY 3:30 in the last rehearsal and it makes it VERY difficult. .
3:00-4:30 BonBons Harlequins and CandyCane.
OPENING ACT 2 FROM ANGELS TO CHOCOLATE. NEEDING: 1 Dewdrop, 6 Angels 4 trepak , 2 trepak soloists, 4 harlequins, 1 candy cane, 5 bonbons, 1 governess, 4 tea, 3 marzipan shepherdesses and 1 Clara, and one invisible Nutcracker Prince Plus Act 2 runs of Marzipan, Shepherdesses, Tea, Coffee, Chocolate, Trepak. And WALTZ



ATTENTION: REHEARSAL IS ENDING A HALF HOUR EARLY - AT 4:30 RATHER THAN 5:00 DUE TO THE LAFAYETTE CHRISTMAS PARADE.
following: is a list of street closings that will make it very difficult to access our building: Suggestion. Approach the corner of 6th and Ferry from Union Street when possible. That should be unblocked, but you will be unable to cross Main Street in either direction.
Elizabeth Street, Cincinnati Street, North Street, Ferry Street and Main Street from Ninth to 14th Streets: Closed to traffic from noon to 8 p.m. Saturday
► Brown Street from Ninth to Erie Streets: No parking on either side of the street. Vehicles will be removed beginning 11 a.m.
► 11th Street, 12th Street and 13th Street from Union to Main Streets: No parking on the east side of the streets. Closed to traffic noon to 8 p.m. Vehicles will be removed beginning 11 a.m. Saturday.
► 14th Street from Union to Cincinnati Street: No parking on the east side of the street. Closed to traffic from noon to 8 p.m. Saturday. Vehicles will be removed beginning 11 a.m. Saturday
► 10th Street from Cincinnati to Main Streets: No parking on either side of the street. Closed to traffic from noon to 8 p.m. Vehicles will be removed beginning 11 a.m Saturday.
► Erie Street from Union to Ferry streets: Closed to traffic from noon to 8 p.m.
► Main Street from Second Street to 11th Street: No parking, vehicles will be removed by 3 p.m. Saturday. Closed to traffic from 3-8 p.m. Saturday.
► Second Street from Columbia to Ferry Streets: No parking, vehicles will be removed by 4 p.m. Saturday. Closed to traffic from 5-8 p.m. Saturday.
► Ferry Street from Second to Fourth Street: No parking, vehicles will be removed by 4 p.m. Saturday. Closed to traffic from 5-8 p.m. Saturday.
► Third Street at Union Street turn off, Cincinnati, Brown and North Streets: No parking, vehicles will be removed by 4 p.m. Saturday. Closed to traffic from 5-8 p.m. Saturday.
► Fourth and Ninth Streets, Columbia to Ferry: Closed to traffic 5-8 p.m. Saturday

Sunday, Dec. 8
1:00-1:45 Warm-up Douglas
1:00-1:45 - Adults with E. Hendrickson and Peticolas in the Ballroom to set, re-set, invent our Party 2020.
2:00-3:15 Party Scene at least 2 RUNS
3:15-5:00 Battle and Snow


Monday, Dec. 9
5:00-5:45 - Creative Dance, Dejoie Studio B
5:15-6:45 - Beg 3, El 1 -Peticolas, Studio A
6:00-7:30 - Company, Studio D - Douglas
7:30-8:30 - Pointe and a little Waltz. . . Douglas, Peticolas Ballroom.

Tuesday, Dec. 10 -
5:00-6:15PM Fundamentals 1 - Hu - Studio B
5:00-6:30PM Beginning 1, 2 - Douglas - Studio A
6:15-7:00PM Int/Adv - Peticolas - Ballroom
6:30-7:30PM BeginningPointe/PrePointe - Douglas - Studio D
7-8PM Ballroom rehearse SNOW and LITTLE SNOW plan to stay until 8PM
7:00-8:30PM Pointe, and snow/waltz

Wednesday, Dec. 11
5:00-6:00PM - Dance Basics - Simmons - Studio B
6:00-7:30PM - Beginning 1, 2, 3 - Peticolas - Studio B
6:15-7:45PM - El. 1, 2, Int - Brooks - Studio A
7:45-8:30PM - No evening rehearsal.

Thursday, Dec. 12
5:00-6:15PM - Fundamentals 2 - Douglas - Studio A
5:00-6:30PM - Beginning 1, 2 - Hu - Studio B
6:15-7:45PM - Beg. 3, El 1, - Moffat - Studio A
6:30-8:30PM - Class

Saturday, December 14
1:30-2:30 Snow
2:00-2:30 - coaching and fitting as needed.

3:00-5:00 EVERYONE IN ACT 2
OPENING ACT 2 FROM ANGELS TO CHOCOLATE. NEEDING: 1 Dewdrop, 6 Angels 4 trepak , 2 trepak soloists, 4 harlequins, 1 candy cane, 5 bonbons, 1 governess, 4 tea, 3 marzipan shepherdesses and 1 Clara, and one invisible Nutcracker Prince Plus Act 2 runs of Marzipan, Shepherdesses, Tea, Coffee, Chocolate, Trepak. And WALTZ and FINALE


Sunday, Dec. 15
1:00-1:45 Warm-up Douglas
2:00-3:15 Party Scene at least 2 RUNS
3:15-5:00 Battle and Snow


Monday, Dec. 16
5:00-5:45 - Creative Dance, Dejoie Studio B
5:15-6:45 - Beg 3, El 1 -Peticolas, Studio A
6:00-7:30 - Company, Studio D - Douglas
7:30-8:30 - Pointe and a little Waltz. . . Douglas, Peticolas Ballroom.

Tuesday, Dec. 17 -
5:00-6:15PM Fundamentals 1 - PETICOLAS - Studio B
5:00-6:30PM Beginning 1, 2 - Douglas - Studio A
6:15-7:00PM Int/Adv - Peticolas - Ballroom (late arrival of Ms. P - because of subbing at 628) you may start yourselves at 6:15 if so motivated!!)
6:30-7:30PM BeginningPointe/PrePointe - Douglas - Studio D
7-8PM Ballroom rehearse SNOW and LITTLE SNOW plan to stay until 8PM
7:00-8:30PM Pointe, and snow/waltz

Wednesday, Dec. 18
5:00-6:00PM - Dance Basics - Simmons - Studio B
6:00-7:30PM - Beginning 1, 2, 3 - Peticolas - Studio B
6:15-7:45PM - El. 1, 2, Int - Brooks - Studio A
7:45-8:30PM - No evening rehearsal.

Thursday, Dec. 19
5:00-6:15PM - Fundamentals 2 - Douglas - Studio A
5:00-6:30PM - Beginning 1, 2 - DeJoie (holiday character class!) - Studio B
6:15-7:45PM - Beg. 3, El 1, - Moffat - Studio A
6:30-8:30PM - Class

SCHEDULES FOR DECEMBER 29 THROUGH PRODUCTION: please keep this handy, and refer to it because schedules are confusing in timing and location due to the theatre not being available some days.

SUNDAY, Dec. 29. 11:15AM - 4:00PM GENERAL LOAD IN VOLUNTEER WORK for anyone willing to lift, pull, tie, smooth, unroll, and generally "learn the ropes" of our Nutcracker production.
2:00-4:30 All DANCERS will assemble at the BALLROOM for one complete runthrough of the Ballet.
Cast from SUNDAY
2:00-3:15 - Act 1, Party, Battle, and Snow
3:15-4:30 - Act 2, Angels, Greeting, All Variations: Chocolate, Coffee, Tea, Trepak, Marzipan, Mother Ginger Harlequins candycane and BonBons, Waltz, and Finale.
This will be in practice wear NOT costume except where necessary - Angel Hoops, Women's hoops, Nutcracker head.

MONDAY, Dec. 30.
2:30-3:15 Studio D Warm-up DOUGLAS
CAST FOR SATURDAY EVENING
3:30-5:00 LONG CENTER ACT 2
5:00-7:00 LONG CENTER ACT 1
Please note the reverse order of the Acts to accommodate our working adults in the party scene. There will be no costumes. This is a blocking and detail rehearsal for spacing, large props, and entrances and exits from the wings, as well as the choreography. Please be correct in your arrival and pickup times for dancers, as this is a large theatre in which to lose children.

TUESDAY, Dec. 31.
CAST FOR SATURDAY MATINEE
12:30PM studio D Warm-up PETICOLAS
1:30-3:00 - ACT 2 mostly in costume
3:15-5:00 - ACT 1 mostly in costume
HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL AND MANY THANKS FOR YOUR DILIGENCE AND ENTHUSIASM.

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 1.
CAST FOR SAT. EVENING 12:30PM studio D Warm-up PETICOLAS
1:30-3:00 - ACT 1 ALL in costume
3:15-5:00 - ACT 2 ALL in costume
5:00-6:00 VOLUNTEERS pack and sort all costumes and pieces for transport to LC on WEDNESDAY
COMPANY dancers: untape and roll floor back for ANNIVERSARY RECEPTION.

THURSDAY, Jan. 2
4:00-5:00- BALLROOM - VOLUNTEERS to transport costumes to basement dressing rooms of LC as well as small props to the stage.
4:00-4:45 - Studio D Warm-up DOUGLAS
5:00- until 9:00 Volunteers for costume prep work downstairs with Bryana Bunte and Amanda Seidl.
CAST FOR SUNDAY
5:15- All ACT 1 Dancers NOT in Warm-up should arrive at LC downstairs to dress.
5:30-7:15 - ACT 1 IN costume at LC DRESS REHEARSAL #1. actual Start time will be close to 6PM.
6:30 - ALL ACT 2 DANCERS NOT in ACT 1, should arrive downstairs LC to dress.
7:30-9:00PM ACT 2 DRESS REHEARSAL.

FRIDAY, Jan. 3
4:00-4:45 - Studio D Warm-up DOUGLAS
CAST FOR SATURDAY MATINEE
5:00 - until 9:00PM Volunteers for costume prep work downstairs with Bryana Bunte and Amanda Seidl. 5:15- All ACT 1 Dancers NOT in Warm-up should arrive at LC downstairs to dress.
5:30-7:15 - ACT 1 IN costume at LC DRESS REHEARSAL #2. actual Start time will be close to 6PM.
6:30 - ALL ACT 2 DANCERS NOT in ACT 1, should arrive downstairs LC to dress.
7:30-9:00PM ACT 2 DRESS REHEARSAL.

PERFORMANCE DAYS:
Januray 4 - Matinee
IF THE WEATHER REMAINS REASONABLE, WARM-UPS WILL BE HELD IN STUDIO D. IF WEATHER BECOMES VERY COLD AND THERE ARE PROBLEMS WITH THE PIPES, WE WILL SWITCH TO 628 MAIN. STAY POSTED.
12:00-12:45PM - Warm-up Studio D Douglas.
1:00PM - All dancers report to Long Center dressing area. Dancers who are ONLY in Act 2 should have their hair and makeup done in the dressing rooms. They may watch the beginning of Act 1 in the upper balcony with a chaperone.
2:00-4:00 Performance
4:15-6:15 Dinner Break
6:15-6:45 - Short warm-up on stage.
6:30PM All Dancers should report to the dressing rooms who are not taking warm-up
7:30-9:30PM Evening Performance
9:45-11:30PM - Celebration of 30th Years of the NUTCRACKER at the Lafayette Ballet Ballroom. please RSVP in some manner so we may know how many are planning to attend.

Sunday, Jan. 5
12:00-12:45PM - Warm-up Studio D
1:00PM - All dancers report to Long Center Dressing area
2:00-4:00 Performance
4:30-7:00 Strike - all costumes must be packed and returned to 226 N 6th St.
All props and stage material are packed.
Stage direction by David Schoorman
All Volunteer help appreciated. Company members and Elementary 1 students are required to stay and assist. Vehicle transport and unloading and hanging costumes at the Ballroom is essential to the future of our production.
7:00-7:30 - Everything finished for 2020 NUTCRACKER. Our thanks for your support.

Monday, Jan. 6
Day of REST for the cast and volunteers of LBC NUTCRACKER 2020.

Tuesday, Jan. 7 - CLASSES BEGIN FOR THE WINTERSPRING SEMESTER. ATTENTION: ALL CLASSES PREVIOUSLY HELD AT 226 N 6TH STREET STUDIO D WILL BE MOVED TO 628 MAIN FOR THE COLD MONTHS OF JANUARY, FEBRUARY AND MARCH.

WE WILL GIVE YOU NOTICE WHEN THESE CLASSES SHIFT BACK TO 226 N 6TH STREET.

IN THE MEANTIME - ALWAYS CHECK OUR WEBSITE HOME PAGE TO DETERMINE ANY POSSIBLE CLOSINGS. THIS WILL ALSO BE POSTED ON THE LAFAYETTEBALLET FACEBOOK PAGE.
BE SURE TO REFRESH YOUR BROWSER PAGE. WEATHER CHANGES QUICKLY.