2021 Ballet Midwest Nutcracker Cast List
Parts marked with an asterisk (*) are double cast; understudies are listed in parenthesis. Each dancer will perform in two performances. This list is alphabetical. Cast assignments will be given with the November rehearsal schedule.
 

*Party Clara 

      

Halle Pavlik or Bebe Reilly

*Fritz

 

Joshua Horn or John Pryor

Drosselmeyer

 

Shannon Reilly

*Maids

 

Kennedy Beals, Miranda Fiero, Halle Pavlik, or Sydney Frantz

Butler

 

Finn Reilly

*Friends

 

Marcella Butcher, Sophie Cather, Keira Copeland, Cecelia Emmert, Ellie Ericson, Sophia Lopez, Eleanor Martin, or Emily Patton

*Columbine

 

Elizabeth Hildebrandt or Julianne Marichal

Harlequin

 

Aidan Miller

*Soldier Dolls

 

Alaina Barry or Miranda Fiero and Matthew Hubka

*Pas de Trois

 

Kennedy Beals, Alexandria Brant, Avery Cairns, or Sydney Frantz

Parents

 

Linda Cunningham and Tim Cunningham

Grandparents

 

Laura Vance and Hal Lockard

*Female Party Guests

 

Carlene Beals, Bailey Butler, Becky Ericson, Penny Geist, Jessica Johnson, Alex Reilly, Sarah Robare, or Renae Skrzypek

*Male Party Guests

 

Dustin Beals (all performances), Steve Bergstrom (all performances), Andy Moulden (all performances), Keelyn Ericson or Eric Johnson

*Girl Children

 

Lily Bivens, Annaleiah Black, Abbie Fiero, Sophia Heble, Katherine Hildebrandt, Lillian Ijams, Sophia Johnson, Gretchen Johnston, Sophia Maxwell, or Kate Sloyer

Boy Children

 

Bentley Cebulski, Keian Copeland, Ashton Miller, John Fredrick Myers, and Cole Vesely

*Dream Clara

 

Karyna Cheung or Sydney Frantz

*Nutcracker

 

Malcolm Davis or Drew Huskey

*Mouse Queen

 

Ellie Ericson or Emily Patton

*Mouse King

 

Jaxon Cowdin or Finn Reilly

Mouse King Attendant

 

Austin Miller

*Mouse Queen Attendants

 

Reese Bruna, Mya Bucholtz, Miranda Butler, Phoebe Gilliland, Ann Margaret Helmbold, Bethany Kellogg, Kate Stimpfle, or Melissa Stoker

*Mini Mice

 

Parker Bivens, Harper Devlin, Ellie Hanna, Edith Hellmer, Charlotte Helt, Jewel Metcalf, Hope Moss, or Arianna Prochnow

Mini Rat

 

Elias Moulden

*Mice

 

Keziah Christiansen, Ella Heble, Lucy Kutina, Maddison Ridley, Aurora Ritchey, or Kenzie Simmons

Rat

 

Gavin Bazil

*Dolls

 

Viviane Barnes, Abby Ferrell, Izabella Geist, Gabe Johnston, Brynlee Littell, Juliet Mallon, or Isabelle

Schraad

*Soldiers

 

Delaney Chada, Aubrey Dawkins, Olivia Hanna, Hazel Hellmer, Nora Jane Mader, Mary McCourt, Lincoln Monasmith, Jenae Prochnow, Tahlia Taggart, or Caroline Vesely

*Cadets

 

Maci Alderson, Megan Alderson, Madison Arnold, Lia Barry, Jenna Gilliland, Arianna Heble, Josie Hellmer, or Olive McCurry

*Snow Queen

 

Kennedy Beals or Mallory Ming

*Snow King

 

Caleb Beals or Drew Huskey

*Snowflakes

 

Kate Anderson, Marcella Butcher, Keira Copeland, Julianne Marichal, Bebe Reilly, Brighton Bivens or Mallory Ming, Sophie Cather or Karyna Cheung, Maisie Cowdin or Marley McIntyre, Ellie Ericson or Halle Pavlik, Sydney Frantz or Emily Patton (Kennedy Beals)

*Drosselmeyer's Angel

 

Christen Ming or Renae Sturgeon

*Angels

 

Hailey Bearce, Lydia Brooks, Miriam Chada, Alexandria Charest, Ali Deters, Penelope Ellis, Amelia Gros, Harper Marcotte, Ava Miller, Kendall Niedfeldt, Bloom Tork, or Jaylah Williams

*Seraphim

 

Briahna Bazil, Brianna Butler, Lauren Byrnes, Annalise Calderon, Catey Chew, Meira Epperson, Gracie Guibault, Abigail Harrison, Ta’Nia Henderson, Shakira Quarles, Sophie Watkins, or Amy Williams

*Sugar Plum Fairy

 

Avery Cairns or Sophie Cather

Her Cavalier

 

Aidan Miller

Sugar Plum Fairy Attendants

 

Janae Bainbridge, Jadyn Barnett, Brenna Butler, Ansley Chitwood, Eva Ericson, Rebecca Harrison, Cora Heble, Sarah Hildebrandt, Hannah Marchant, Janna Marquis, Avry Stafford, and Maelie Timberlake (Jenna Gilliland and Kate Stimpfle)

*Spanish Leads

 

Amelia Ellsworth or Cecelia Emmert

Spanish Corps

 

Annalise Calderon, Catey Chew, Gracie Guibault, and Sara Osborn (Addison Rueschhoff)

*Candy Cane

 

Kennedy Beals, Alexandria Brant, Marcella Butcher, Sophie Cather, Keira Copeland, or Mallory Ming

*Polichinette Leads

 

Kate Anderson, Karyna Cheung, Miranda Fiero, Sophia Lopez, Isabelle Pryor, or Renae Sturgeon

*Polichinette Corps

 

Maci Arnold, Kate Cleverdon, Kaylee Deng, Gabriella Figuerres, Lillian Ijams, Claire Rueschhoff, Evie Varney, or Fynnlea Webb

*Hungarian Leads

 

Eleanor Martin or Christen Ming

Hungarian Corps

 

Lillyan Anderson, Meira Epperson, Ta’Nia Henderson, Marisol Lopez, Shakira Quarles, Sophie Watkins

*Arabian Leads

 

Alexandria Brant or Alaina Miller with Caleb Beals (all performances) and Malcolm Davis or Drew Huskey

Arabian Corps

 

Alaina Barry, Amelia Ellsworth, Elizabeth Hildebrandt, and Julianne Marichal (Lillyan Anderson)

*Italian

 

Brighton Bivens, Maisie Cowdin, Eleanor Martin, Marley McIntyre, Christen Ming, Mallory Ming, Halle Pavlik, or Bebe Reilly

Chinese

 

Joshua Horn, Austin Miller, and John Pryor

*Chinese Corps

 

Janae Bainbridge, Jadyn Barnett, Brenna Butler, Ansley Chitwood, Eva Ericson, Rebecca Harrison, Cora Heble, Sarah Hildebrandt, Hannah Marchant, Janna Marquis, Avry Stafford, or Maelie Timberlake

*Russian

 

Karyna Cheung or Alaina Miller and Jaxon Cowdin

*Dew Drop

 

Brighton Bivens or Marley McIntyre

*American Beauty Rose

 

Kate Anderson or Maisie Cowdin

The Cavaliers

 

Matthew Hubka and Hal Lockard

Lead Flowers

 

Alaina Barry, Amelia Ellsworth, Cecelia Emmert, and Elizabeth Hildebrandt

Flowers

 

Lillyan Anderson, Briahna Bazil, Brianna Butler, Lauren Byrnes, Abigail Harrison, Marisol Lopez, Sophia Lopez, Sara Osborn, Isabelle Pryor, Addison Rueschhoff, Renae Sturgeon, and Amy Williams (Janae Bainbridge, Eva Ericson, Sarah Hildebrandt, and Avry Stafford)

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