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Cast Handbook: Company and Apprentice Requirements for Program


Only Company and Apprentice dancers (as designated on the casting notification email) must be True Dance and Co (5445 Red Rock Lane) following the Cast Meeting on October 2, 2022 to have their pictures taken by Jennifer Schultz Photography for the Nutcracker program and their Nutcracker buttons.  
    3:00 pm Company individual photos and group photo
    3:30 pm Apprentice group photo and individual photo for Nutcracker buttons


For Company individual pictures, female dancers must wear any-style black leotard. Dancers will wear their hair in a bun, style of your choice.  For Company and Apprentice group pictures, all dancers are to wear any-style black leotard, pink tights and pointe shoes.  Bring a white practice tutu, if you have one. Please do not wear jewelry and have your nails presentable. Male dancers should wear white or black t-shirts, black tights, white socks and white ballet shoes.

Proof selection: The Artistic Director will select the Company dancers’ pictures to be used in the Nutcracker program.  Pictures will be posted online at a later date for purchase.


By October 2, 2022, submit your biography for the Nutcracker program online at using the format from previous Nutcracker programs. Include the name of your academic school and your grade. Bios will be edited for length and consistency.

Rehearsal and Costume Fitting Schedule

Any changes in the schedule will be posted online by noon each Tuesday for the up-coming weekend.  Therefore, it is imperative that you check the LMBC website for the most current information. If you have any questions about the schedule, call 402-441-0739 and leave a clear message. Your call will be returned as soon as possible.