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The Nutcracker - 20 December 2011 Matinee 12.30pm

Ballet: Performance details

Company: The Royal Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Dominic Grier
Associate Concert Master Peter Schulmeister
Choir Director Charles Cole
Cast
Herr Drosselmeyer William Tuckett
Clara
his god-daughter
Iohna Loots
Hans-Peter/The Nutcracker
his nephew
Ricardo Cervera
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 Gary Avis
Harlequin
a doll
Fernando Montaño
Columbine
a doll
Elizabeth Harrod
Soldier
a doll
Kenta Kura
Vivandière
a doll
Samantha Raine
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 Sarah Lamb
The Prince Thiago Soares
Divertissements
Spanish Dance Kristen McNally
Spanish Dance José Martín
Spanish Dance Nathalie Harrison
Spanish Dance Jonathan Howells
Spanish Dance Jacqueline Clark
Spanish Dance Thomas Whitehead
Arabian Dance Melissa Hamilton
Arabian Dance Gary Avis
Arabian Dance Kenta Kura
Arabian Dance Ryoichi Hirano
Chinese Dance Liam Scarlett
Chinese Dance Sander Blommaert
Chinese Dance James Wilkie
Chinese Dance Jonathan Watkins
Russian Dance Michael Stojko
Russian Dance Paul Kay
Dance of the Mirlitons Meaghan Grace Hinkis
Dance of the Mirlitons Elizabeth Harrod
Dance of the Mirlitons Emma Maguire
Dance of the Mirlitons Akane Takada
Waltz of the Flowers
Rose Fairy Itziar Mendizabal
Her Escort Alexander Campbell
Her Escort Bennet Gartside
Her Escort Valeri Hristov
Her Escort Johannes Stepanek
Leading Flower Yuhui Choe
Leading Flower Olivia Cowley
Leading Flower Francesca Filpi
Leading Flower Laura McCulloch
Artists of The Royal Ballet
Grand pas de deux Sarah Lamb
Grand pas de deux Thiago Soares
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: 12.36-1.26pm, Act II: 1.56-2.45pm
Information source: Royal Opera House cast sheet and stage manager's report for 20 December 2011 (in Royal Opera House Collections)