Nutcracker, 2019

Costumes, Hair, and Make-Up

COSTUMES:    
- Costumes are provided by AAB; listed below are shoes, tights & leotards (if needed) you will need to provide  

 
Angels:     Pink Ballet shoes, Pink ballet tights, white or nude leotard
Arabian:   Pink convertible tights, Nude leotard
Baby Bon Bons:    Provided by AAB
Bakers:    Black ballet shoes w/single black elastic, white socks, white or nude leotard
Candy Canes:    Pink tights, white ballet shoes (AAB provides "jewels" to glue on shoes)
Chinese - Chopsticks:    Black tights, white socks (red ballet shoes provided by AAB)
Chinese - Dragon:     Black ballet shoes, black tights or black kneesocks
Chinese - Ribbons:    Black ballet shoes w/single black elastic, black tights, white socks
Chinese Classical Adv:    Black pointe shoes, black dance tights
Chinese Classical Silk:    Black leotard, black ballet shoes, black dance tights
Chinese Umbrellas:    Black leotard, black ballet shoes, black dance tights
Cotton Candy:    Pink pointe shoes, pink tights
Doll - Ballerina:    Pink pointe shoes, pink tights
Elves & Baby Elves:    Pink convertible tights 
Flower Pots:    Pink ballet shoes, pink tights (costume provided by AAB)
Fritz & Johann:    Black ballet shoes w/single black elastic, thin white knee socks
Gingerbread Boys:    White ballet shoes (brown tights provided by AAB)
Gingerbread Girls:    Pink ballet shoes, pink tights                      
Gumballs:    Pink ballet shoes, pink tights
Hobby Horses:    Black ballet shoes w/single black elastic, white socks or tights (red leotard provided by AAB)
Lobsters:    Red pointe shoes, thin red socks or red tights
Lollipops:    Pink ballet shoes, pink tights, white or nude leotard
Maids:    Black character shoes, pink tights
Marzipan:    Pink convertible tights, Nude leotard
Mermaids:    Pink convertible tights, Nude leotard
Mice - Boys:    Sneakers - high tops or converse
Mice - Girls:    Pink satin ballet shoes
Party Girl Dancers:    Black ballet shoes w/single black elastic, pink tights
Party Small Children:    Black ballet shoes w/single black elastic, pink tights
Party Teens:   Pink ballet shoes, pink tights
Polichinelles - Boys:    Black ballet shoes w/single black elastic, white tights
Polichinelles - Girls:    Pink ballet shoes, pink tights
Ribbon Candy:    Pink ballet shoes, pink tights
Roses:    Pink ballet shoes, pink tights, nude leotard
Sea Horses:    Pink ballet shoes, nude leotard
Sea Urchins:    Pink pointe shoes, nude leotard
Small Butterfly:    Pink ballet shoes, pink tights
Snow Children:    White ballet shoes, pink tights
Snow Dancers:    White ballet shoes, pink tights (AAB provides "jewels" to glue on shoes)
Snow Fairies:    Pink ballet shoes, pink tights
Snow Maidens:    Pink pointe shoes, pink tights
Snowflakes:    White ballet shoes, pink tights, nude leotard (AAB provides "jewels" to glue on shoes)
Soldier Horses:    Black ballet shoes, black socks or tights (red leotard provided by AAB)
Soldiers:    Black ballet shoes w/single black elastic, white socks or tights (red leotard provided by AAB)
Spanish Girls:    Pink pointe shoes, pink tights
Staircase Angels:    Pink ballet shoes, pink tights, pink or white leotard
Sugar Plums:    Pink ballet shoes, pink tights, nude leotard
Tapping Turtles:    Black tap shoes
Tulips:    Pink Pointe shoes, Pink tights                                                
    
HAIR (for Girls):    
- ALL hair should be secured with hair pins and hairspray.  NO "fly-away" hair strands.    
- Hair nets should be worn for ALL buns.    
- If your part is not listed below,  the hair should be up in a simple bun, secured with Hair pins, Hair net & Hairspray.    
    
Angels:    Hair half up (on sides) and down in back - preferably curled
Bakers:    Low bun to fit with Baker hat
Chinese Classical Adv:    Bun to fit under wig (provided by AAB)
Chinese Chopsticks:    High bun to hold Chopstick head pieces
Chinese Ribbon:    Flat bun to go under Chinese headpiece
Cotton Candy:    High Bun
Elves:    Low bun to fit with Elf hat
Flower Pots:    Flat bun to go under Flower Pot headpiece
Gingerbread Girls:    Two side braids looped into circle (* braids can be wrapped around each other in a bun if other parts)
Hobby Horses:    High Bun to fit under Soldier hat
Lollipops:    Flat bun to go under Lollipop head
Mermaids:    Flat bun to go under wigs (provided by AAB)
Mice:     Flat bun to go under Mouse head
Party Girl Dancers:    Curled hairpiece to go over bun
Party Small Children:    Hair half up (on sides) and down in back -  curled; or curled hairpiece to go over bun
Polichinelles:    Flat bun to go under wigs (provided by AAB)
Sea Urchins:    High Bun
Snow Maiden:    High Bun
Soldiers:    High Bun to fit under Soldier hat
Soldier Horses:    High Bun to fit under Soldier hat
Spanish:    High Bun
Staircase Angels:    Hair half up (on sides) and down in back - preferably curled
Tulips:    High Bun

    
MAKEUP:    
STAGE MAKEUP:    

    EYES - Mascara for eyes
    CHEEKS - Rouge for cheeks
    LIPS - Dark Pink lipstick: Bring lipstick to theatre.  To be applied after the costume is on.
 

*Additional makeup for Soldiers, Soldier Horses, Hobby Horses see below
*SOLDIERS, SOLDIER HORSES & HOBBY HORSES:    

© 2019 by American Academy of Ballet

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