The Nutcracker

We cannot wait to share the extraordinary talents of our students and faculty with you this holiday season! Tickets for our 19th annual performance of The Nutcracker and our Mini Nut performance are on sale now.

The Nutcracker Full-Length Performance

Eichelberger Performing Arts Center, Hanover, PA

Saturday, December 18th, 2021

1:00 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.

The Mini Nut Performance

Freedom Optimist Hall, Sykesville, MD

Saturday, December 11th, 2021

1:00 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.

Call the studio at (410) 795-3255 to purchase your tickets today!

The rehearsal schedules for Saturday, December 11th and Sunday, December 12th are below. Please read through the schedules carefully. Roles may have more than one rehearsal and dancers may have rehearsals on Saturday and/or Sunday.

Saturday, December 11th, 2021

Sunday, December 12th, 2021

1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.

2:15 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

2:15 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

2:45 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

3:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Mother Gigonne & Polichinelle



Midnight Scene

Soldiers & Mice


12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.



1:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.


1:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.


1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.


1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.


2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.










3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.







4:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.


4:45 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.


5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.


Dancers in C6A and Above







Snow Scene – All


Act II – All

Angels, Opening Act II Flowers & Soloist, Pages, Sugar Plum, Cavalier, Clara, Nutcracker, Spanish, Arabian, Chinese, Russian, Mirlitons, Mother Gigonne & Polichinelle, Waltz of the Flowers


Volunteer Meeting

Everyone who is scheduled to work backstage during tech week needs to attend to receive important information.


Midnight & Battle Scenes


Party Scene (No Dolls)


Act I – All

Party Scene, Midnight & Battle Scenes, Snow Scene

Please arrive at the studio at least 10 minutes prior to the listed rehearsal time. We have very limited rehearsal time and our success depends on everyone’s timeliness.

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