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The Nutcracker - 14 January 2012 Evening 7.00pm

Ballet: Performance details

Company: The Royal Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Dominic Grier
Leader Cynthia Fleming
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 Michael Stojko
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 James Hay
Grandmother Kristen McNally
Grandfather Philip Mosley
Dancing Mistress Genesia Rosato
Captain Gary Avis
Columbine
a doll
Meaghan Grace Hinkis
Harlequin
a doll
Tristan Dyer
Soldier
a doll
Alexander Campbell
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 Roberta Marquez
The Prince Steven McRae
Divertissements
Spanish Dance Christina Arestis
Spanish Dance David Pickering
Spanish Dance Laura McCulloch
Spanish Dance Thomas Whitehead
Spanish Dance Sian Murphy
Spanish Dance Jonathan Howells
Arabian Dance Melissa Hamilton
Arabian Dance Gary Avis
Arabian Dance Kenta Kura
Arabian Dance Ryoichi Hirano
Chinese Dance Sander Blommaert
Chinese Dance Fernando Montaño
Chinese Dance James Hay
Chinese Dance James Wilkie
Russian Dance Tristan Dyer
Russian Dance Michael Stojko
Dance of the Mirlitons Elizabeth Harrod
Dance of the Mirlitons Francesca Hayward
Dance of the Mirlitons Emma Maguire
Dance of the Mirlitons Yasmine Naghdi
Waltz of the Flowers
Rose Fairy Itziar Mendizabal
Her Escort Alexander Campbell
Her Escort Bennet Gartside
Her Escort Jonathan Watkins
Her Escort Johannes Stepanek
Leading Flower Claire Calvert
Leading Flower Deirdre Chapman
Leading Flower Nathalie Harrison
Leading Flower Samantha Raine
Artists of The Royal Ballet
Grand pas de deux Roberta Marquez
Grand pas de deux Steven McRae
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)
BBC Concert Orchestra
Durations: Act I: 7.05-7.53pm, Act II: 8.23-9.09pm
Information source: Royal Opera House cast sheet and stage manager's report for 14 January 2012 (in Royal Opera House Collections)