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            Buena Vista, Va. 24416 
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Nutcracker 2018 Cast
Dr. and Mrs. Silverhaus: Tim and Courtney Diette
Clara: Keely Mahaffey / Montana Ayres
Fritz: Kalob Slough / Ethan Koonce
Drosselmeyer: Jan Mike Angeles
The Maid: Karley Angeles

Party Scene Children:
Kalob Slough/Montana Ayres/Ethan Koonce/Keely Mahaffey
Natalie Wallace, Kayleigh Knick, Katie McCrone, Araceli Quintero, Emma Higgins, Emma Grace Hartless, Ava Beverly, Reagan Imler, Ivy Talley, Caroline Watts, Holly McKinney, Avery Diette, LJ Tobias, Bryleigh Tobias

​Party Scene Parents: Adult ballet students
Drosselmeyer's Elves: Wednesday 4s class 

Harlequin Dolls: Caroline Diette and Angelina Moore
Ballerina Doll: Emma McDonald
Pirate Dolls: Grace Fure and Emily McClung 
The Nutcracker: Tina McCann
Mice and Soldiers: Young dancers from Patsy's Dance Studio, Covington, Va.
Mice and Soldiers: Monday, 6s and Tuesday 5s 
The Mouse King: Gabriel Bohling

The Land of the Snowy Forest:
Snow Queen: Angelina Moore
Snow Queen: Carrie VanOsten 
Emily McClung, Ellie Baker, Emma McDonald, Olivia Williams, Grace Fure, Alexys Tobias, Aubrey Moore, Sydney Mahaffey/Maddie Carte (Sunday, Dec. 2), Caroline Diette, (Lenfest Center for the Performing Arts: Presley Austin, Kaelyn Roberts, Maddie Carte)
(Masonic Theatre: Alexis Dickenson, Abigale Jones, Sofie Kelso (Understudy: Haley Hunt) (Valley Dance Studio)

Act 2, Land of the Sugar Plum Fairy:

Opening scene of Act 2: 
Madison Hill, Olivia Childs, Kyra Lee
Thursday Ballet (6 to 8 year olds)

The Sugar Plum Fairy: Michaela Pence, guest artist, Roanoke Ballet Theatre
The Cavalier: Will Smith, guest artist, Roanoke Ballet Theatre

Spanish: Olivia Williams with:
Sydney Mahaffey/ Bryleigh Tobias (Sunday, Dec. 2), Aubrey Moore, Alexys Tobias, Maddie Carte, Presley Austin, Kaelyn Roberts / Haley Hunt (Valley Dance Studio, Saturday, Dec. 1 and Sunday, Dec. 2)

Arabian: Caroline Diette 
Arabian: Caroline Diette, Angelina Moore and Kathryn Brodie (if available)

Chinese: Ethan Koonce and Keely Mahaffey/ Montana Ayres, Bryleigh Tobias and Kalob Slough with:
Haley Hunt, Abigale Jones, Alexis Dickenson, Sofie Kelso
Natalie Wallace, Kayleigh Knick, Reagan Imler, LJ Tobias, Avery Diette, Ava Beverly

Marzipan: Grace Fure, Emily McClung, Ellie Baker

Gabriel Bohling 
Amy Moore, Courtney Diette, Rebecca Benefiel, Tamara Bohling, Maggie Schneider, Caitlyn Childs, Cheri Adkins, Susan Alexander
Amanda Patterson Burns, Lindsey Brown, Kayla Douglas, Olivia Portillo, Haley Jerman (Patsy's Dance Studio)

Gingerbread and Candy Canes:
Caroline Watts, Holly McKinney, Ivy Talley, Araceli Quintero, Emma Higgins, Emma Grace Hartless, Katie McCrone
Young dancers from Patsy's Dance Studio in Covington, Va.

Waltz of the Flowers:
Dew Drop: Emma McDonald
Flowers: Emily McClung, Ellie Baker, Olivia Williams, Grace Fure, Alexys Tobias, Aubrey Moore, Sydney Mahaffey/Presley Austin (Sunday, Dec. 2), Caroline Diette, Angelina Moore, 
(Lenfest Center for the Performing Arts: Maddie Carte, Kaelyn Roberts, Presley Austin)
(Masonic Theatre: Alexis Dickenson, Abigale Jones, Sofie Kelso (Understudy: Haley Hunt) (Valley Dance Studio)

Obviously this is not a complete cast list … if your name isn’t here yet, it will be soon. I am still working on things. Don't panic please. There is more to this than you think there is ... please be patient. 
Please note that there is some color coding on this list … it is in progress and I’m not finished.
Red: Masonic Theatre
Green: Lenfest Center for the Arts
Black: Both 
Remember that attendance, attitude and hard work will determine the final outcome of all of this. As always, if you are missing classes and rehearsals all the time, you can be removed from part(s) that you are not prepared for.