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Minnesota State Arts Board

This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a Minnesota State Arts Board Operating Support grant, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.

Metropolitan Regional Arts Council

Student Performance Opportunities

SPB provides opportunities for students to learn and perform choreography from the classic repertoire as well as new works created by and for SPB. Opportunities may include student performances, workshops, lecture demonstrations and full length performances which include the professional dancers of SPB.

The experience of rehearsing and performing for audiences at any age enables students to develop confidence and stage manners, which is essential to their pre-professional training. Participating students are coached by SPB faculty, company and guest artists.


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Clara’s Dream from the Nutcracker: Dec 18-21, 2014 at Macalester College Theater

This annual holiday production is open to all students in Beginning Ballet through Level 6 of SPB. The performance develops discipline, musicality, endurance, choreographic memory and stage presence.

Parents and students please read:
Student Dancer Production Manual 2014 
(Includes Theater Protocol, Costumes, Makeup and Hair, Volunteer jobs)
Theater Schedule (Includes Theater CALL TIMES and CAST A or B)
Full Cast List 2014 
(Includes all performers names as they will appear in the program and their order of appearance)
Questions? Email spcb@spcballet.org or Call the studio after 4pm Monday-Thursday or Saturday.


Full Cast Rehearsals – at Fairview Ave Studio
Sunday, December 14 – 1:00-5:00pm Both CASTS A & B. (Portraits photos will be taken during this rehearsal in costume. Come in your leotards, tights, hair and makeup.)


Production Week at Macalester College Theater, 1600 Grand Ave (1 block south of the Grand Avenue studio)
Updated as of 12-14-2014 8:00am

Monday, December 15 – Spacing/Lighting BOTH CASTS A & B
Beg Ballet (Mice) 4:45-7:00pm
Level 1 (Soldiers) 4:45-7:00pm
Level 2 (Angels) 4:45-7:00pm
Level 3 (Mother Goose) 4:45-8:30pm
Level 4 4:45-8:30pm
Level 5 3:45-8:30pm
Leve 6 3:45-8:30pm

Tuesday, December 16 – Dress Rehearsal CAST A
Beg Ballet (Mice CAST A only) 4:30-8:00pm
Level 1 (Soldiers CAST A only) 4:30-8:00pm
Level 2 4:30-8:00pm
Level 3 4:30-8:30pm
Level 4 4:30-8:30pm
Level 5 4:00-9:00pm
Leve 6 4:00-9:00pm 

Wednesday, December 17 – Dress Rehearsal CAST B
Beg Ballet (Mice CAST B only) 4:30-8:00pm
Level 1 (Soldiers CAST B only) 4:30-8:00pm
Level 2 4:30-7:30pm
Level 3 4:30-8:30pm
Level 4 4:30-8:30pm
Level 5 4:00-9:00pm
Leve 6 4:00-9:00pm 

Thursday, December 18 – PERFORMANCE CAST B at 7:00pm (show length 1.4 hours) 
Beg Ballet (Mice CAST B only) 4:30pm Call
Level 1 (Soldiers CAST B only) 4:30pm Call
Level 2 4:30pm Call
Levels 3-4 4:30pm Call
Levels 5-6 4:00pm Call

Friday, December 19 – PERFORMANCE CAST A at 7:30pm (show length 1.4 hours) 
Beg Ballet (Mice CAST A only) 5:00pm Call
Level 1 (Soldiers CAST A only) 5:00pm Call
Level 2 5:00pm Call
Levels 3-4 5:00pm Call
Levels 5-6 4:30pm Call

Saturday, December 20 – PERFORMANCE CAST A at 1:00pm (show length 1.4 hours) 
Beg Ballet (Mice CAST A only) 10:30am Call
Level 1 (Soldiers CAST A only) 10:30am Call
Level 2 10:30am Call
Levels 3-4 10:30am Call
Levels 5-6 10:00am Call

Saturday, December 20 – PERFORMANCE CAST B at 7:30pm (show length 1.4 hours) 
Beg Ballet (Mice CAST B only) 5:00 Call
Level 1 (Soldiers CAST B only) 5:00 Call
Level 2 5:00 Call
Levels 3-4 4:45pm Call
Levels 5-6 4:45pm Call

Sunday, December 21 – PERFORMANCE CAST B at 2:00pm (show length 1.4 hours) 
Beg Ballet (Mice CAST B only) 11:30am Call
Level 1 (Soldiers CAST B only) 11:30am Call
Level 2 11:30am Call
Levels 3-4 11:30am Call
Levels 5-6 11:00am Call

Sunday, December 21 – CAST PARTY all dancers! 4:00pm at the Grand Ave studio

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
Please sign up for 2014 Clara’s Dream performances - here’s how it works in 3 easy steps:

1. Click this link to go to our invitation page on VolunteerSpot: http://vols.pt/vT7Naq
2. Enter your email address: (You will NOT need to register an account on VolunteerSpot)
3. Sign up! Choose your spots – VolunteerSpot will send you an automated confirmation and reminders. Easy!
Note: VolunteerSpot does not share your email address with anyone. If you prefer not to use your email address, please contact Dana Murdoch at spballetvolunteer@gmail.com to sign up manually.

 



Web_10X7Spring Showcase May 9-10, 2015, A Celebration of Our Students
This annual celebration of our students is the culmination of the year’s classes. All students of SPB are given the opportunity to perform in the Student Showcase. The performance develops discipline, musicality, endurance, choreographic memory and stage presence.

Parents and students please read the Student Dancer Production Manual here. You may also download your student’s schedule: Production Week Schedule PDF or  Young Dancers Schedule PDF

Saturday, May 9  |  Macalester College Theater, 1600 Grand Ave (1 block south of the studio)
Times TBA

Sunday, May 10  |  Macalester College Theater, 1600 Grand Ave (1 block south of the studio)
Times TBA

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Please sign up for 2015 SPB Spring Showcase – here’s how it works in 3 easy steps:

1. Click this link to go to our invitation page on VolunteerSpot: http://vols.pt/YRCTqw
2. Enter your email address: (You will NOT need to register an account on VolunteerSpot)
3. Sign up! Choose your spots – VolunteerSpot will send you an automated confirmation and reminders. Easy!
Note: VolunteerSpot does not share your email address with anyone. If you prefer not to use your email address, please contact Dana Murdoch at spballetvolunteer@gmail.com to sign up manually.