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The Nutcracker - 5 December 2011 Evening 7.30pm

Ballet: Performance details

Company: The Royal Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Dominic Grier
Co-Concert Master Sergey Levitin
Choir Director Charles Cole
Cast
Herr Drosselmeyer Gary Avis
Clara
his god-daughter
Elizabeth Harrod
Hans-Peter/The Nutcracker
his nephew
Paul Kay
Act I
Scene 1: Drosselmeyer's workshop, early evening
Drosselmeyer's Assistant Alexander Campbell
Scene 2: A street outside the Stahlbaums' house
Maiden Aunt Caroline Jennings
Maiden Aunt Susan Nye
Housekeeper Romayne Grigorova
Scene 3: The Stahlbaums' living room
Dr Stahlbaum
Clara's father
Christopher Saunders
Mrs Stahlbaum
Clara's mother
Elizabeth McGorian
Fritz
Clara's brother
Frederick Gunningham
Clara's Partner Valentino Zucchetti
Grandmother Kristen McNally
Grandfather Alastair Marriott
Dancing Mistress Genesia Rosato
Captain Thomas Whitehead
Harlequin
a doll
Fernando Montaño
Columbine
a doll
Iohna Loots
Soldier
a doll
Kenta Kura
Vivandière
a doll
Emma Maguire
St Nicholas Sander Blommaert
Scene 4: The Battle
Mouse King David Pickering
Scene 5: The Land of Snow
Snowflakes Artists of The Royal Ballet
Singers The London Oratory Junior Choir
Act II
Scene 1: The journey to the Kingdom of Sweets
Scene 2: The Sugar Garden of the Palace
The Sugar Plum Fairy Marianela Nuñez
The Prince Nehemiah Kish
Divertissements
Spanish Dance Christina Arestis
Spanish Dance David Pickering
Spanish Dance Claire Calvert
Spanish Dance Thomas Whitehead
Spanish Dance Sian Murphy
Spanish Dance Jonathan Howells
Arabian Dance Laura McCulloch
Arabian Dance Ryoichi Hirano
Arabian Dance Eric Underwood
Arabian Dance Andrej Uspenski
Chinese Dance Sander Blommaert
Chinese Dance Liam Scarlett
Chinese Dance James Wilkie
Chinese Dance Jonathan Watkins
Russian Dance Kevin Emerton
Russian Dance Tristan Dyer
Dance of the Mirlitons Meaghan Grace Hinkis
Dance of the Mirlitons Iohna Loots
Dance of the Mirlitons Emma Maguire
Dance of the Mirlitons Akane Takada
Waltz of the Flowers
Rose Fairy Laura Morera
Her Escort Alexander Campbell
Her Escort Bennet Gartside
Her Escort Valeri Hristov
Her Escort Johannes Stepanek
Leading Flower Deirdre Chapman
Leading Flower Yuhui Choe
Leading Flower Hikaru Kobayashi
Leading Flower Itziar Mendizabal
Artists of The Royal Ballet
Grand pas de deux Marianela Nuñez
Grand pas de deux Nehemiah Kish
Finale Entire Cast
Scene 3: A street outside the Stahlbaums' house
Scene 4: Drosselmeyer's workshop later that night
Other characters
Aunts, Uncles, Parents, Maids, Manservants, Revellers Artists of The Royal Ballet
Children, Toy Soldiers, Mice, Gingerbreads, Rabbit Drummer, Pages, Sentry Students of The Royal Ballet School (Lower School)
Angels Students of The Royal Ballet School (Upper School)
The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Durations: Act I: 7.35-8.25pm, Act II: 8.55-9.44pm
Information source: Royal Opera House cast sheet and stage manager's report for 5 December 2011 (in Royal Opera House Collections)