Creative Team

David Nixon, OBE – Choreographer, Director, Costume Designer and Scenario
Choreographer, Director, Costume Designer and Scenario
David Nixon, OBE
John Longstaff – Orchestration
John Longstaff
Charles Cusick Smith – Set Designer
Set Designer
Charles Cusick Smith
Mark Jonathan – Lighting Designer
Lighting Designer
Mark Jonathan
Christopher Dudgeon – Costume Design Assistant
Costume Design Assistant
Christopher Dudgeon

The Nutcracker will be performed to live music, played by Northern Ballet Sinfonia. Music Director John Pryce Jones.


Production Manager

Steve Wilkins

Set Construction

Cardiff Theatrical Services

Q Division

Revival Scenic Construction

Griz Pedley

Pradeep Dash

Scenic Artists

Phil Daniels

Dave Gillian

Joe Ellis

Nigel Ellis

Dave Fanning

Imogen Peters

Eddie Saul

Revival Scenic Artist

Ali Allen

Prop Makers

PGH Scenery

Ali Allen

Naomi Parker

Jon Moorhouse

Alex Rodgers

Cloths made by

J&C Joels


Costume Supervisor

Kim Brassley

Assisted by

Mikhaila Pye

Julie Anderson

Sugar Plum, Cavalier, Flower Girls, Clara, Louise, Mr & Mrs Edwards, Grandma & Grandpa, Male & Female Guests, Snowflakes, French Dolls, Spanish, Arabian, Drosselmeyer, Party Girls & Girls Attendants by

Julie Anderson

Sarah Anderson

Assisted by

Carley Marsh

Donna Allen

Helen Russell

Becky Smith

Sarah Hartley

Ellie Kemp

Holly Prescott

Bethany Holmes

Nutcracker, Chinese Dolls & Russians by

Phil Reynolds

Cavalry & Infantry by

Bernard Catley

Frederick & Young Boy by

Leslie Woolford (Les the Tailor)

Mouse King, Friends & Mice costumes by

Monique Hollinshead

Mouse King, Friends & Mice heads by

Naomi Parker

Party Boys costumes by

Mair Ainsworth

Millinery by

Harriet Rogers

Sally Baxendale

Dyeing by

Kim Brassley

Wigs & Make up

HArriet Rogers

Pointe Shoes

Freed of London

Ballet boots

Lewis Jones

Sugar Plum & Flower Girls tutu crystals with thanks to