The Nutcracker Casting 2022

Charlottesville Ballet thanks the many students who auditioned for this year’s production of The Nutcracker. If dancers were selected for a role in this year’s production, their casting is listed below.

IMPORTANT!

To accept your role, email [email protected] by 5:00PM on Wednesday, September 28th.
Each dancer will be assessed a performance fee ($195) and the credit card on file on your account will be charged upon acceptance of the role. Please note that not all students perform in every performance. Please read the entire page thoroughly to find your student’s name and schedule.

Nutcracker Information Packet

Please see the information packet below with all details including call times, attire information, volunteer sign-up information, and ticket information (including discount codes).

CASTING & REHEARSAL SCHEDULES:

CASTING:
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REHEARSALS:
Attendance at all rehearsal dates and dress rehearsals is mandatory. If an absence is necessary due to an unforeseen illness or emergency, please give immediate notice to [email protected] Observing over Zoom or a make-up private lesson may be required in the event of such an absence.

CAST A:

Clara’s Friends: Georgia Barrow, Imogen Fagan, Fay Kobyra, Sylvia Moses, Tilda Rajagopalan, Olivia Ramírez-Weaver, Abby Stiffler

Party Boys: Brixton Arnold, Zak Betts, Finnegan Driscoll

Fritz: Elliott Stipe
Understudy: Zakary Betts

Young Party Girls: Serita Barzun, Alice Bouck, Iryl Butler, Hazel Fulton, Gracie Toe

Party Scene Adults: Dutch Dorschel, Matthew Ewald, Bill Hines, Abbe Macbeth, Ben Moses, Elorah Muller, Liz Ramírez-Weaver, Sherry Whaley
Understudy: Eric Ramírez-Weaver

Rosebuds: Carson Fields, Fay Kobyra, Natalie Macbeth, Sylvia Moses, Abby Stiffler
Understudies: Georgia Barrow, Imogen Fagan, Kasumi Furukawa, Alicia Jiang, Lily Lischke, Erin Megonigal, Tilda Rajagopalan, Olivia Ramírez-Weaver

Blossoms: Addie Curtis, Nadia Howard, Jocelyn Hurd, Harlow Lawrence, Tabitha Lotter
Understudies: Zoë Hawkins, Sylvie Homan, Preston Silvers, Eleanor Trimble, Brooklyn Whitley, Beatrice Zarnegar

Petals: Amelia Anderson, Caroline Bruton, Stella Graham, Claire Rasmussen

Arabian Coffee: Kasumi Furukawa, Alicia Jiang, Lily Lischke, Erin Megonigal 
Understudy: Georgia Barrow

Gingerbread: Zoë Hawkins, Preston Silvers, Eleanor Trimble, Brooklyn Whitley, Beatrice Zarnegar
Understudies: Addie Curtis, Sylvie Homan, Nadia Howard, Jocelyn Hurd, Harlow Lawrence, Tabitha Lotter

Lead Angels: Rowan Green, Juliana Kelly, Walker Kretlow
Understudy: Gracie Toe

Angels: Emmy Betts, Beatrice Campanelli, Aria Chang, Lucrecia Mullins-Aviles, Harper Scaglione

Mice: Evie Baylor, Harper Curreri, Eberly Goodwin, Vanessa Gomez, Billie Harrison, Adrienne Largiader, Karen Li, Vanyu Lin, Elizabeth Lindberg, Kiera Little, Kinley Little, Maxwell Miller, Polina Salerno, Bee Snyder, Maddie Walker

Sheep: Evangeline Barnett, Flora Barnett, Addison Brugh, Imogen Campbell, Eva Greene, Lucy Jones, JinJoo Park, Cate Suggs DeSorbo

Chinese Tea: Laela Bell, Clarissa Duke, Nyla Glenn, Sylvie Homan, Arleigh Johnson, Sabina Kurtz, Layla Quinton, Katelyn Thompson, Gretchen Traud, Porter VonAchen

Soldiers: Amelia Anderson, Beth Berglund, Claire Breton-Whipple, Caroline Bruton, Finnegan Driscoll, Stella Graham, Carrington Hillis, Kayla Hofer, Claire Rasmussen, Violet Wallis

CAST A SCHEDULE:

STAGING REHEARSAL

Location: Charlottesville Ballet’s Downtown Location | 949 Second Street SE, Suite #404 (at the IX Art Park, to the right of Brazos Tacos)
Phone: 434.227.7592
Casts A & B: Saturday, October 1 

1:30-3:30PM | Party Scene: Party Boys & Fritz, Party Girls, Clara’s Friends, Adult Party Scene Roles
2:00-3:30PM | Battle Scene: Soldiers & Mice
3:45-4:45PM | Opening: Rosebuds, Blossoms, Petals, & Angels
4:45-5:30PM | Sheep & Chinese Tea
5:30-6:30PM | Gingerbread & Arabian Coffee
WEEKLY REHEARSALS

Location: Charlottesville Ballet’s Downtown Location | 949 Second Street SE, Suite #404 (at the IX Art Park, to the right of Brazos Tacos)
Phone: 434.227.7592
Fridays:
October 7, 14, & 21,
November 4, & 11
6:00-7:30PM | Party Boys & Fritz, Party Girls, Clara’s Friends
6:30-7:30PM | Adult Party Scene Roles

Saturdays:
October 8 & 22,
November 5 & 12
11:45AM-12:45PM | Sheep
12:00-1:00PM | Chinese Tea
12:45-1:45PM | Angels
1:00-2:00PM | Rosebuds, Blossoms, & Petals
1:00-2:15PM | Mice
1:15-2:15PM | Soldiers
PUT-TOGETHER REHEARSAL

Location: TBD (North or Downtown CBA Location)
Saturday, November 19 (Times: TBD)
CAST A REVIEW REHEARSAL DAY
Location: TBD (North or Downtown CBA Location)
Tuesday, November 29 (Times: TBD -afternoon/evening)
DRESS REHEARSALSAll Cast A Act I (Party Scene, Soldiers, Mice,) Thursday, December 1 at Martin Luther King, Jr. Performing Arts Center in Charlottesville (Times: TBD)

All Cast A: Friday, December 2 at Martin Luther King, Jr. Performing Arts Center in Charlottesville
(Times: TBD)

Friday, December 9 at Academy Center of the Arts in Lynchburg (all roles except Cast A Sheep & Cast A Chinese Tea)
(Times: TBD)
PERFORMANCESAll Cast A: Martin Luther King, Jr. Performing Arts Center in Charlottesville:
Show #1: December 3 at 11:00AM 
Show #2: December 3 at 2:30PM
Dancer Call Times: TBD

Cast A (all roles except Cast A Sheep & Cast A Chinese Tea): Academy Center of the Arts in Lynchburg:
Show #1: ​Saturday, December 10 at 1:00PM
Show #2: ​Saturday, December 10 at 5:00PM
Show #3: Sunday, December 11 at 3:00PM​
Dancer Call Times: TBD

CAST B:

Clara’s Friends: Georgia Barrow, Carson Fields, Kasumi Furukawa, Alicia Jiang, Lily Lischke, Natalie Macbeth, Erin Megonigal

Party Boys: James Barzun, Zak Betts, Finnegan Driscoll

Fritz: Elliott Stipe
Understudy: Zakary Betts

Young Party Girls:  Iryl Butler, Rowan Green, Juliana Kelly, Walker Kretlow, Gracie Toe

Party Scene Adults: Dutch Dorschel, Matthew Ewald, Bill Hines, Emily Little, Abbe Macbeth, Ben Moses, Jen Otner, Liz Ramírez-Weaver, Sherry Whaley
Understudy: Eric Ramírez-Weaver

Rosebuds: Carson Fields, Fay Kobyra, Natalie Macbeth, Sylvia Moses, Abby Stiffler
Understudies: Georgia Barrow, Imogen Fagan, Kasumi Furukawa, Alicia Jiang, Lily Lischke, Erin Megonigal, Tilda Rajagopalan, Olivia Ramírez-Weaver

Blossoms: Addie Curtis, Nadia Howard, Jocelyn Hurd, Harlow Lawrence, Tabitha Lotter
Understudies: Zoë Hawkins, Sylvie Homan, Preston Silvers, Eleanor Trimble, Brooklyn Whitley, Beatrice Zarnegar

Petals: Amelia Anderson, Caroline Bruton, Stella Graham, Claire Rasmussen

Arabian Coffee: Imogen Fagan, Tilda Rajagopalan, Olivia Ramírez-Weaver, 4th Dancer TBD
Understudy: Georgia Barrow

Gingerbread: Zoë Hawkins, Preston Silvers, Eleanor Trimble, Brooklyn Whitley, Beatrice Zarnegar
Understudies: Addie Curtis, Sylvie Homan, Nadia Howard, Jocelyn Hurd, Harlow Lawrence, Tabitha Lotter

Lead Angels Saturday & Sunday Performances: Serita Barzun, Alice Bouck, Hazel Fulton
Understudy: Gracie Toe

Angels | PVCC Saturday Performances Only: Morgan Capogreco, Sarah Chancellor, Nayla Lawrence, Cornelia Moorman, Rose Weber

Angels | PVCC Sunday Performances Only: Kathryn Baugher, Grier Bernard, Molly Boler, Parker Rae Hundley, Ponyo Mulcahy

Mice: Charlotte Chancellor, Violet Eslocker, Eponine Gabel, Ysolte Green, Charlotte Hasty, Genevieve Hegge, Caroline Lewis, Cecilia MacDonald, Emery Nicolette, Hope Perkins, Ava Sanders, Zoe Terlesky, Sarah Wages

Sheep: Camille Cacatian, Ailyn Green, Maeve Hutchinson, Miriam Lotter, Naomi Otner Cruz, Delaram Samadi, Virginia Stipe

Chinese Tea: Laela Bell, Clarissa Duke, Nyla Glenn, Sylvie Homan, Arleigh Johnson, Sabina Kurtz, Layla Quinton, Katelyn Thompson, Gretchen Traud, Porter VonAchen

Soldiers: Amelia Anderson, Beth Berglund, Claire Breton-Whipple, Caroline Bruton, Finnegan Driscoll, Stella Graham, Carrington Hillis, Kayla Hofer, Claire Rasmussen, Violet Wallis

CAST B SCHEDULE:

STAGING REHEARSAL

Location: Charlottesville Ballet’s Downtown Location | 949 Second Street SE, Suite #404 (at the IX Art Park, to the right of Brazos Tacos)
Phone: 434.227.7592
Casts A & B: Saturday, October 1 

1:30-3:30PM | Party Scene: Party Boys & Fritz, Party Girls, Clara’s Friends, Adult Party Scene Roles
2:00-3:30PM | Battle Scene: Soldiers & Mice
3:45-4:45PM | Opening: Rosebuds, Blossoms, Petals, & Angels
4:45-5:30PM | Sheep & Chinese Tea
5:30-6:30PM | Gingerbread & Arabian Coffee
WEEKLY REHEARSALS

Location: Charlottesville Ballet’s Downtown Location | 949 Second Street SE, Suite #404 (at the IX Art Park, to the right of Brazos Tacos)
Phone: 434.227.7592
Fridays:
October 7, 14, & 21,
November 4, & 11
6:00-7:30PM | Party Boys & Fritz, Party Girls, Clara’s Friends
6:30-7:30PM
| Adult Party Scene Roles

Saturdays:
October 8 & 22,
November 5 & 12
11:45AM-12:45PM | Sheep
12:00-1:00PM | Chinese Tea
12:45-1:45PM | Angels
1:00-2:00PM | Rosebuds, Blossoms, & Petals
1:00-2:15PM | Mice
1:15-2:15PM | Soldiers
PUT-TOGETHER REHEARSAL

Location: TBD (North or Downtown CBA Location)

Sunday, November 20 (Times: TBD)
CAST B REVIEW REHEARSAL DAY
Location: TBD (North or Downtown CBA Location)
Tuesday, December 6 (Times: TBD -afternoon/evening)
DRESS REHEARSAL

Location: Piedmont Virginia Community College in Charlottesville
Thursday, December 15 & Friday, December 16
(Times: TBD)
PERFORMANCES

Location: Piedmont Virginia Community College in Charlottesville
Show #1: Saturday, December 17 at 11:30AM
Show #2: Saturday, December 17 at 3:30PM 
Show #3: Sunday, December 18 at 12:30PM
Show #4: Sunday, December 18 at 4:30PM

Dancer Call Times: TBD

LYNCHBURG CAST:

Sheep: Elyanna Ahern, Ella Gallion, Lillian Gallion, Lanie Jay, Madison Moore, Ana Schewel, Isabella Schwartz, Madison Tice

Chinese Tea: Scarlett Cardwell, Annika Elder, Keely Howe, Claire Knapp

LYNCHBURG CAST SCHEDULE:

STAGING REHEARSAL

Location: Central Virginia Ballet | 2225 Lakeside Dr, Lynchburg, VA 24502
Saturday, September 24

2:00-3:00PM | Sheep
3:00-4:00PM | Chinese Tea
WEEKLY REHEARSALS

Location: Central Virginia Ballet | 2225 Lakeside Dr, Lynchburg, VA 24502
Saturdays:
October 1, 8, 15, 22, & 29,
November 5, 12, & 19,
December 3

1:00-1:45PM | Sheep
1:45-2:30PM | Chinese Tea
DRESS REHEARSAL

Location: Academy Center of the Arts in Lynchburg
Thursday, December 8 & Friday, December 9
(Times: TBD)
PERFORMANCES

Location: Academy Center of the Arts in Lynchburg
Show #1: ​Saturday, December 10 at 1:00PM
Show #2: ​Saturday, December 10 at 5:00PM
Show #3: Sunday, December 11 at 3:00PM​

Dancer Call Times: TBD