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The Nutcracker - 21 December 2001 Evening 

Ballet: Performance details

Company: The Royal Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Jacques Lacombe
Concert Master Vasko Vassilev
Herr Drosselmeyer Luke Heydon
his God-daughter
Iohna Loots
Hans-Peter/The Nutcracker
his nephew
Justin Meissner
Act I scene 1 Drosselmeyer's workshop - early evening
Drosselmeyer's Assistant Tom Sapsford
Act I scene 2 Street outside the Stahlbaums' house
Maiden Aunt Diane Holland
Maiden Aunt Pauline Wadsworth
Housekeeper Romayne Grigorova
Act I scene 3 The Stahlbaums' living room
Dr Stahlbaum
Clara's father
Christopher Saunders
Mrs Stahlbaum
Clara's mother
Leire Ortueta
her brother
Guy Burden
Clara's partner Michael Stojko
Grandmother Nicola Tranah
Grandfather William Tuckett
Dancing Mistress Genesia Rosato
Captain David Drew
a doll
Joshua Tuifua
a doll
Victoria Hewitt
a doll
Ricardo Cervera
a doll
Jenny Tattersall
St Nicholas José María Tirado
Devil Antoine Jully
Devil Brian Maloney
Act I scene 4 The Battle
The Mouse King Maurice Vodegel-Matzen
Act I scene 5 The Land of Snow
Snowflakes Artists of The Royal Ballet
Act II scene I The journey to the Kingdom of Sweets
Act II scene 2 The Sugar Garden of the Palace
The Sugar Plum Fairy Zenaida Yanowsky
The Prince Iñaki Urlezaga
Spanish Dance Nicola Tranah
Spanish Dance Nathan Coppen
Spanish Dance Sian Murphy
Spanish Dance Martin Harvey
Spanish Dance Tomoko Furuya
Spanish Dance Thomas Whitehead
Arabian Dance Chloe Davies
Arabian Dance Christopher Saunders
Arabian Dance Alastair Marriott
Arabian Dance Joshua Tuifua
Chinese Dance Ricardo Cervera
Chinese Dance Giacomo Ciriaci
Chinese Dance Tom Sapsford
Chinese Dance Michael Stojko
Russian Dance Bennet Gartside
Russian Dance Brian Maloney
Dance of the Mirlitons Jenny Tattersall
Dance of the Mirlitons Victoria Hewitt
Dance of the Mirlitons Samantha Raine
Dance of the Mirlitons Naomi Reynolds
Waltz of the Flowers
Rose Fairy Marianela Nuñez
Her Escort Kenta Kura
Her Escort Edward Watson
Her Escort Maurice Vodegel-Matzen
Her Escort Johannes Stepanek
Leading Flower Laura Morera
Leading Flower Leire Ortueta
Leading Flower Gillian Revie
Leading Flower Muriel Valtat
Artists of The Royal Ballet
Grand pas de deux Zenaida Yanowsky
Grand pas de deux Iñaki Urlezaga
Finale Entire Cast
Act II scene 3 Street outside the Stahlbaums' house
Act II scene 4 Drosselmeyer's workshop - later that night
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)
London Oratory School Schola
The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Durations: Act I: 51 minutes, Interval: 30 minutes, Act II: 50 minutes
Information source: Royal Opera House cast sheet for 21 December 2001 (in Royal Opera House Collections)