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The Nutcracker - 29 February 1968 Evening 

Ballet: Performance details

Company: The Royal Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Original season
Conductor John Lanchbery
Chorus Master Douglas Robinson
Leader Charles Taylor
Cast
Act I Scenes I and II
Dr Stahlbaum Leslie Edwards
Frau Stahlbaum Betty Kavanagh
Herr Drosselmeyer Rudolf Nureyev
Clara Merle Park
Fritz
her brother
Keith Martin
Louisa
her sister
Ann Jenner
Grandmother Gerd Larsen
Grandfather Stanley Holden
Guests Artists of The Royal Ballet
Children
Act I Scene III
The Prince Rudolf Nureyev
The Nutcracker Wayne Sleep
The Rat King Ronald Plaisted
Marines
Rats
Cavalry Artists of The Royal Ballet
Snowflake Deanne Bergsma
Snowflake Monica Mason
Snowflakes Artists of The Royal Ballet
Act II Scene III Divertissements
Spanish dance Georgina Parkinson
Spanish dance Michael Coleman
Spanish dance Christine Beckley
Spanish dance Petrus Bosman
Spanish dance Vergie Derman
Spanish dance Frank Freeman
Spanish dance Vyvyan Lorrayne
Spanish dance Peter O'Brien
Arab dance Gerd Larsen
Arab dance Alexander Grant
Arab dance Bridget Goodricke
Arab dance Ann Howard
Arab dance Gary Sherwood
Arab dance Rosemary Taylor
Arab dance Marilyn Trounson
Chinese dance Kenneth Mason
Chinese dance Graham Usher
Chinese dance Keith Martin
Russian dance Deanne Bergsma
Russian dance Monica Mason
Russian dance Desmond Doyle
Russian dance Ronald Hynd
Russian dance Petrus Bosman
Russian dance Lambert Cox
Russian dance Rosalind Eyre
Russian dance Christopher Newton
Russian dance Derek Rencher
Russian dance Jane Robinson
Russian dance Elaine Thomas
Russian dance Julie Wood
Pastorale Lesley Collier
Pastorale Carole Hill
Pastorale Wayne Sleep
Waltz Artists of The Royal Ballet
A section of The Royal Opera Chorus
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Event: The Royal Ballet Gala performance of 'The Nutcracker' 29 February 1968
Information source: Royal Opera House Gala programme for 29 February 1968 (in Royal Opera House Collections)