Hansel and Gretel 2024

This page is for cast members of the 2023 production of Hansel and Gretel. Performance leo requirements, rehearsal schedules, and links to purchase photography and video will all be posted here.
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Rehearsal/Performance Dates - updated 1/30/24

Dates in italics are during class times

MINI A & B/Pebbles
Wed, April 10 - 4-5pm rehearse with trees, H&G; class 5-5:30 optional/for non-performers
Mon, April 22 - 4-5:30 rehearse with full cast, scenes 1-4a
Fri, April 26 - some part of 4-8pm in-studio run through
Sat, April 27 - some part of in-theater Dress rehearsal 9:30-4:30
Possible: Thur, April 25 - some part of 4-6:30pm

BEGINNINGS/Gumdrops
Mon, April 15 - 4-5pm rehearse with trees and Hansel and Gretel, class 5-5:30  optional/for non-performers
Wed, April 24 - 5:30-7 rehearse with full cast, scenes 4b-8
Fri, April 26 - some part of 4-8pm in-studio run through
Sat, April 27 - some part of in-theater Dress rehearsal 9:30-4:30
Possible: April Thur 25 - some part of 4-6:30pmBASICS/Squirrels and Bunnies
Tue, April 16 - 4:30-5 rehearse with Hansel and Gretel (during class)
Thur, April 18 - 4:30-5 rehearse with Hansel and Gretel (during class)
Mon, April 22 - 4-5:30 rehearse with full cast, scenes 1-4a
Fri, April 26 - some part of 4-8pm in-studio run through
Sat, April 27 - some part of in-theater Dress rehearsal 9:30-4:30
Possible: April Thur 25 - some part of 4-5pm

Thursday BASICS II/Owls
Thur, April 18 - 6:30-7 rehearse with Hansel and Gretel (class begins at 6 as usual)
Mon, April 22 - 4-5:30 rehearse with full cast, scenes 1-4a
Fri, April 26 - some part of 4-8pm in-studio run through
Sat, April 27 - some part of in-theater Dress rehearsal 9:30-4:30
Possible: April Thur 25 - some part of 4-5pm

Tuesday BASICS II/Village Children
Tue, Apr 16 - 5:30-6 rehearse with Hansel and Gretel (class from 6-7 as scheduled)
Mon, April 22 - 4-5:30 rehearse with full cast, scenes 1-4a
Tue, April 23 - 6:30-7 rehearse with Hansel and Gretel (class 6-6:30)
Wed, April 24 - 5:30-7 rehearse with full cast, scenes 4b-8
Fri, April 26 - some part of 4-8pm in-studio run through
Sat, April 27 - some part of in-theater Dress rehearsal 9:30-4:30
Possible: April Thur 25 - some part of 5:30-7pm

FOUNDATIONS PREP/Ravens
15 min added to class April 9, 11, 16 (class 5-6:45) to rehearse with witch and Hansel and Gretel
Thur, April 18, 23 - rehearse with Hansel and Gretel 6-6:30 (class time)
Wed, April 24 - 5:30-7 rehearse with full cast, scenes 4b-8
Fri, April 26 - some part of 4-8pm in-studio run through
Sat, April 27 - some part of in-theater Dress rehearsal 9:30-4:30
Possible: April Thur 25 - some part of 5-6:30pm

FOUNDATIONS/Trees
Wed, April 10 - 4-5pm with Pebbles
Mon, April 15 - 4-5pm with Gumdrops
Thur, April 18 - 5-6pm with Moon, Hansel and Gretel (class 4-5pm)
Mon, April 22 - 4-5:30 rehearse with full cast, scenes 1-4a
Tue, April 23 - 5-6 with White Bird, Hansel and Gretel (class 4-5pm)
Wed, April 24 - 5:30-7 rehearse with full cast, scenes 4b-8
Fri, April 26 - some part of 4-8pm in-studio run through
Sat, April 27 - some part of in-theater Dress rehearsal 9:30-4:30
Possible: April Thur 25 - some part of 4-6:30pm

HANSEL AND GRETEL; MOTHER/WITCH AND FATHER
Mon/Wed Mar 4, 6, 11, 13 - 2-2:30 H&G
Mon, Mar 18 - 4-5 H&G with M&F; Hansel and Mother 5-5:30
Mon, Mar 25 - 4-5 H&G with M&F; Mother/Witch 5-5:30
Mon, Apr 8 - 4-5 H&G, M/W&F; 5-5:30 H, M/W and F review
Tue, Apr 9 - 6:15-6:45 Witch with Ravens
Wed, Apr 10 - 4-5pm H&G with pebbles
Thur, Apr 11 - 6:15-6:45 Witch with Ravens
Mon, Apr 15 - 4-5:30 H&G with Gumdrops and Wolves; 5:30-6 H&G, M&F review
Tue, Apr 16 - 4:30-6 H&G with bunnies/squirrels, ravens AND WITCH (5-5:30), village children
Thur, Apr 18 - 4:30-7pm H&G with bunnies/squirrels trees and moon, ravens, owls
Mon, Apr 22 - 4-5:30 Full cast of scenes 1-4a
Tue, Apr 23 - 5-7 H&G with Trees and white bird, ravens, village kids
Wed, Apr 24 - 5:30-7  Full cast of scenes 4-8
Fri, April 26 - 4-8pm in-studio run through
Sat, April 27 - 9:30-4:30 in-theater Dress rehearsal
Possible: April Thur 25 - some part of 5-6:30pm

SHOW DATES:
April 29, 5:30pm
April 30, 7pm
* Warm-up for Foundations+, 1.5 hrs before the shows
* Call for the full cast 30 min before the shows
* Emergency rehearsals possible up to 3 hrs before the shows

Performance Dates: April 29 & 30, with dress rehearsals April 26 & 27 (Subject to change)

Ballet Aligned and the Utah Festival Conservatory continue their partnership to produce another "Once Upon a Storytime" ballet benefit, Hansel and Gretel. This year, we are delighted to donate proceeds from ticket sales to the Loaves and Fishes Community Meal, a twice a month luncheon which brings our diverse community together around a common table to provide a hot meal that nourishes body and spirit through relationship, service, and fellowship.  Thank you for your support of this cause!

YOU MUST REGISTER FOR THE HANSEL AND GRETEL PERFORMANCE CLASS ($35) TO PERFORM IN THIS PRODUCTION.

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Please note Ballet Aligned's Performance Commitment is a condition of participation.

I recognize that:

1) Roles will not be assigned until as many as 4 weeks AFTER classes begin, but may be assigned earlier.
2) Your dancer is under no obligation to perform. If he/she chooses not to participate in the performance(s), you may receive a refund of my performance fee, IF you opt out no more than 1 week after roles have been assigned.
3) In order to perform, you will need to purchase the tights, shoes, and leotards required by the class's corresponding performance dress code. This will be sent AFTER roles are assigned. These must be purchased and worn to classes BEFORE NOV 15 (and by Mar 15 for the Spring Show) by anyone intending to perform.
4) In order to perform, your dancer must attend 85% of his/her classes from the time of registration to 1 month before the show, and ALL his/her classes for the final month before the show. (This helps ensure dancers are prepared for the show and confident in their role.) If his/her attendance is below this mark, he/she MAY not be able to perform, and MAY forfeit the performance fee. Additionally, your dancer's class attendance and attentiveness may impact whether he/she is invited to participate in the Spring Show.
5) Your dancer will attend 2-4 additional rehearsals held at Ballet Aligned AND on the stage where we will perform, that these will NOT be at regular class times, and will likely take place up to two weeks before the performance. (Specific dates will be announced no later 2 months before the show.)
6) If your dancer misses these additional rehearsals, it MAY result in him/her NOT participating in the performance. (There will be no refund of tickets or performance fees.) Additionally, your dancer's rehearsal attendance and attentiveness may impact whether he/she is invited to participate in the Spring Show.
7) All performers' parents/guardians/older sibs/etc. are expected to volunteer in some capacity related to Ballet Aligned and/or the show. This helps us keep performance and tuition fees low. Your responsiveness in your volunteer role may impact whether or not your dancer is invited to participate in the Spring Show.
8) Any exceptions to the attendance and volunteer requirements will be determined on a case-by-case basis in consultation with your teacher AND director, Steffanie Casperson.

Enjoy these photos from last year's production