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The Nutcracker - 1 January 2002 Evening 

Ballet: Performance details

Company: The Royal Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Paul Murphy
Leader Robert Gibbs
Cast
Herr Drosselmeyer Luke Heydon
Clara
his God-daughter
Jenny Tattersall
Hans-Peter/The Nutcracker
his nephew
Ricardo Cervera
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
Fritz
her brother
Russell Ducker
Clara's partner Giacomo Ciriaci
Grandmother Nicola Tranah
Grandfather William Tuckett
Dancing Mistress Genesia Rosato
Captain David Drew
Harlequin
a doll
Joshua Tuifua
Columbine
a doll
Victoria Hewitt
Soldier
a doll
Martin Harvey
Vivandière
a doll
Jaimie Tapper
St Nicholas José María Tirado
Devil Brian Maloney
Devil Antoine Jully
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 Miyako Yoshida
The Prince Johan Kobborg
Divertissements
Spanish Dance Nicola Tranah
Spanish Dance Nathan Coppen
Spanish Dance Francesca Filpi
Spanish Dance Martin Harvey
Spanish Dance Tomoko Furuya
Spanish Dance Edward Watson
Arabian Dance Chloe Davies
Arabian Dance Christopher Saunders
Arabian Dance Alastair Marriott
Arabian Dance Joshua Tuifua
Chinese Dance Giacomo Ciriaci
Chinese Dance Justin Meissner
Chinese Dance Tom Sapsford
Chinese Dance Antoine Jully
Russian Dance Bennet Gartside
Russian Dance Brian Maloney
Dance of the Mirlitons Gemma Bond
Dance of the Mirlitons Victoria Hewitt
Dance of the Mirlitons Iohna Loots
Dance of the Mirlitons Helen Crawford
Waltz of the Flowers
Rose Fairy Marianela Nuñez
Her Escort Kenta Kura
Her Escort Ivan Putrov
Her Escort Maurice Vodegel-Matzen
Her Escort Thomas Whitehead
Leading Flower Jaimie Tapper
Leading Flower Leire Ortueta
Leading Flower Gillian Revie
Leading Flower Muriel Valtat
Artists of The Royal Ballet
Grand pas de deux Miyako Yoshida
Grand pas de deux Johan Kobborg
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 Junior Choir
The Royal Ballet Sinfonia
Durations: Act I: 51 minutes, Interval: 30 minutes, Act II: 50 minutes
Information source: Royal Opera House cast sheet for 1 January 2002 (in Royal Opera House Collections)