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Dates to Remember

Please see complete schedule of costume fittings, rehearsals and performances at lincolnmidwestballet.org

                                                       August 2017

17 (Thursday) 6:00 pm Guild meeting at Pieloch Pet Adoption Center 6500 South 70th

                                                  September 2017

9 (Saturday) Nutcracker auditions at Mabel Lee Hall, UNL City Campus

14 (Thursday) 6:00 pm Guild meeting at Pieloch Pet Adoption Center 6500 South 70th

14 (Thursday) Last day to decline parts.  If you decline any Nutcracker role/s cast by LMBC judges, you will not be eligible to audition the following year

                                                  October 2017

12 (Thursday) 6:00 pm Guild meeting at Pieloch Pet Adoption Center 6500 South 70th                                                    

22 (Sunday) Mandatory All-Cast meeting in All-Purpose Room of Lux Middle School (7800 High Street)

22 (Sunday) Photos by Jennifer Schultz Photography only for Company and Apprentice dancers (as designated on the casting notification letter) at Lux Middle School before cast meeting

22 (Sunday) Last day to submit Company and Apprentice dancers’ biographies online at lincolnmidwestballet.org

23 (Monday) Nutcracker tickets available at the Lied Center Box Office to individuals with Early Buyer coupons, which are available at the Cast Meeting

30 (Monday) Nutcracker tickets available to general public at the Lied Center Box Office                            

                                                  November 2017

3 (Friday) Deadline for Company dancers to make proof selection online from Jennifer Schultz Photography

4 (Saturday) Notify Artistic Director if you cannot perform for Backstage at the Ballet on December 9 (Friday).  Only these dancers are asked to perform:  Big Party Boys, Big Party Girls, Clara, Fritz, Marzipan, China, Russia, and Spain (no Backgrounds).

9 (Thursday) 6:00 pm Guild meeting at Pieloch Pet Adoption Center 6500 South 70th

30 (Thursday) Last day to donate to Friends of the Ballet and have your name appear in the 2017 Nutcracker program.

                                                 December 2017

2 (Saturday) 1-3:00 pm Sugar Plum Tea at Lincoln Country Club 3200 South 24th St.

3 (Sunday) 2:30-3:00 Room Parent Meeting at True Dance and Co, 5445 Red Rock Lane for parents who have previously volunteered

3 (Sunday) 3:30-4:30 Room Parent Meeting at True Dance and Co, 5445 Red Rock Lane for parents who are participating for the first time and/or for those who would like directions for doing make-up and hair.

5 (Tuesday) through 8 (Friday) Backstage at the Ballet at Cavett Elementary School 7701 South 36th

7 (Thursday) 6:00 pm Guild meeting at Pieloch Pet Adoption Center 6500 South 70th

8 (Friday) 8:15 am Arrival for Backstage at the Ballet Performance at Cavett Elementary School (7701 South 36th) for Big Party Boys, Big Party Girls, Clara, Fritz, Marzipan, China, Russia and Spain (no Backgrounds).  Performance is at 9:15.

13 (Wednesday) Rehearsal at the Lied Center for Little Party Girls, Little Party Boys, Big Party Boys, Big Party Girls, Clara, Fritz, Snow Corps, Snow Princesses, Snow Queen, Flower Corps, Dew Drop, Demi Dews, Garland Children and all in Battle Scene, no costumes or make-up

14 (Thursday) Dress rehearsal at the Lied Center

15 (Friday) Dress rehearsal at the Lied Center (professional individual pictures of dancers in costume will be taken)

16(Saturday) Nutcracker productions at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.

17 (Sunday) Nutcracker production at 2:00 p.m.

Additional Guild meetings in 2018:  January 10, February 7, March 7, April 4 and May 2, all at Pieloch Pet Adoption Center 6500 South 70th