Cast of LOCAL dancers announced for St. Augustine Nutcracker performances

Harlow NutcrackerHarlow NutcrackerSaint Augustine Ballet returns to the stage with the holiday favorite, The Nutcracker. The multi-generation cast is a blend of local dancers and celebrities performing alongside world class guest dancers. (See the cast list below.)

The production will take place at 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 19 and 2 and 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 20 at Lewis Auditorium at Flagler College, 14 Granada St., downtown St. Augustine.

Tickets are $25 to $30 with a $5 discount for ages 65 years and older, and 12 years and under. Tickets are available for purchase at www.saintaugustineballet.com or by calling 855-222-2849.

This year, audience members are encouraged to bring a canned good with them to the performances to help fill boxes that will be delivered to the St. Francis House Food Pantry for the holiday season.

NUTCRACKER CAST

PARTY SCENE 

  • Clara ………………………. Lily Clingan-Darack
  • Fritz ……………………….. Jake Karger
  • Mrs. Stahlbaum ……….. Becky Mendenhall
  • Mr. Stahlbaum …………. Tommy Bledsoe
  • Uncle Drosselmeyer …. Orlando Molina
  • Cats ……………………….. Josephine Anzelmo, Selah Brown, Abby Major
  • Maids ……………………… Kiera Pheffer, Dawn Morrow
  • Clara’s Friends ………… Grace Alexander, Grace Karger, Kali Lee, Devin Mantei
  • Party Parents …………… Katherine Batenhorst, Todd Batenhorst, Jane Boles, Joe Boles, Georgia Garret, Jorge Rivera, Beth Upchurch, Tracy Upchurch
  • Party Girls ……………….. Jenny Albanesi, Marla Ayrish, Savannah Cowne, Katherine DeAcutis, Julia Douglas, Arianna Fleischman, Kismet Field, Harlow Hatin, Paris Lugo, Alexa Walcott, Jolynne Waldner, Jordan Wallace, Ella Wimpelberg
  • Party Boys ………………. Jake Karger, Evie Kirschling, Emaleigh Layman, Claudia Mueckay, Anthony Romero, Emily Screnock, Alexandra Welch, Lizzie Woodall
  • Harlequin ………………… Kai Tutor
  • Columbine ………………. Eléa Woodward
  • Porcelain Doll ………….. Emma Cunningham
  • Mechanical Doll ……….. Tess Woodward

 

BATTLE SCENE 

  • Mouse King ……………….. Luis Abella
  • Mouse Queen ……………. Dawn Morrow
  • Mice …………………………. Josephine Anzelmo, Selah Brown, Sydney Brockway, Abby Chapman, Catalina Davis, Riley Kirschling, Abigail Major, Ofir Pizanti, Isabella Scott, Catherine Tutten, Jolynne Waldner, Tess Woodward
  • Nutcracker ………………… Kai Tutor
  • Soldiers …………………….. Lexi Brockway, Jake Karger, Evie Kirschling, Emaleigh Layman, Claudia Mueckay, Anthony Romero

SNOW SCENE 

  • Prince ………………………. Daet Rodriquez
  • Snow Queen ……………… Grace Alexander, Rosa Bledsoe
  • Snow Corps ………………. Jenny Albanesi, Marla Ayrish, Savannah Cowne, Emma Cunningham, Katherine DeAcutis, Arianna Fleischman, Harlow Hatin, Grace Karger, Kali Lee, Paris Lugo, Devin Mantei, Jordan Wallace, Ella Wimpelberg, Eléa Woodward

LAND OF THE SWEETS 

  • Angels………………………. Mileena Bicknell, Lily Crevasse, Sophie Edwards, Gabriela Hobbs, Annabelle Hucke, Isla Layman, Anna Molzer, Lucy Murr, Adelaide Pacetti, Carson Palmer, Michal Pizanti, Jovi Rhodin, Isabella Scott, Chloe Straw, Mesa Unsworth, Adèle Woodward
  • Baker ……………………….. Alexander Abella
  • Spanish Lead …………….. Devin Mantei
  • Spanish Corps …………… Katherine DeAcutis, Arianna Fleischman, Jordan Wallace
  • Mirlitons ……………………. Emma Cunningham, Harlow Hatin, Ella Wimpelberg
  • Russian Lead …………….. Dawn Morrow
  • Russian Corps …………… Jenny Albansei, Marla Ayrish, Sydney Brockway, Kiera Pheffer, Emily Screnock, Alexandra Welch
  • Arabian Lead …………….. Grace Karger
  • Arabian Corps ……………. Savannah Cowne, Julia Douglas, Kismet Field, Evie Kirschling, Emaleigh Layman, Paris Lugo
  • Chinese Lead………………. Eléa Woodward
  • Chinese Corps ……………. Josephine Anzelmo, Claudia Mueckay, Ofir Pizanti, Jolynne Waldner, Alexa Walcott, Tess Woodward
  • Mother Ginger …………….. Tommy Bledsoe
  • Mother Ginger Children .. Lexi Brockway, Jake Karger, Evie Kirschling, Emaleigh Layman, Sydney Leiser, Kiera Pheffer, Anthony Romero, Emily Screnock
  • Dew Drop …………………… Kali Lee
  • Flower ……………………….. Grace Alexander, Emma Cunningham, Katherine DeAcutis, Arianna Fleischman, Harlow Hatin, Grace Karger, Devin Mantei, Jordan Wallace, Ella Wimpelberg, Eléa Woodward
  • Cavalier …………………….. Adam Schiffer
  • Sugar Plum Fairy ………… Ashley Hathaway

 


Saint Augustine Ballet is a 501(c)3 non-profit performing arts organization dedicated to creating dance opportunities for students of dance and appreciative audiences.  Productions are made possible by sponsorships from St. Augustine Alligator Zoological Park, St Augustine Media, the St. Johns Cultural Council State of the Arts License Plate Grant, St. Johns Family Dentistry, Saltwater Property Group, Inc., VyStar Credit Union, and numerous local businesses and individual supporters.

 

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