Nutcracker Cast

WELCOME TO THE Nutcracker Cast page!

American Midwest Ballet [AMB] is pleased to welcome you to the cast of our 2021 production of the holiday classic, The Nutcracker! This page is only a summary of key information. For complete information, please refer to the Nutcracker Information Packet.

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Important Dates

All dates subject to change

  • Studio rehearsal schedule posted: September 24
  • Last day to subscribe for season tickets: October 1
  • First rehearsal weekend (no absences):  October 1 & 2
  • Orientation meeting (required for all students and parents): October 2 (evening)
  • Studio rehearsals (Fridays and Saturdays):  October 1 – November 7
  • Production week at the Hoff Family Arts & Culture Center (no absences):  November 13–21
  • No Nutcracker rehearsals (Thanksgiving break):  November 22–30
  • Production week at Orpheum (no absences):  December 1–5
Cast List

Hannah Adangnihoude: Bee Understudy
Hannah Adangnihoude: Candy
Hannah Adangnihoude: Chinese
Hannah Adangnihoude: Elf Understudy
Anna Aesoph: Butterfly Understudy
Anna Aesoph: Cake
Anna Aesoph: Maid
Anna Aesoph: Northwind Sailboat
Anna Aesoph: Sugar Plum Court
Marissa Anderson: Baby Mouse
Marissa Anderson: Elf
Ava Bargmann: Candy
Ava Bargmann: Elf Understudy
Ava Bargmann: Snail
Ella Bauerly: Baby Mouse
Ella Bauerly: Elf
Delainey Benedict: Baker Understudy
Delainey Benedict: Maid Understudy
Delainey Benedict: Sugar Plum Court
Sophie Chase: Baby Mouse Understudy
Sophie Chase: Elf
Emily Douglas: Candy Understudy
Emily Douglas: Elf
Hannah Downing: Baby Mouse
Hannah Downing: Baker Understudy
Hannah Downing: Elf
Bella Earll: Butterfly Understudy
Bella Earll: Cake Understudy
Bella Earll: Chinese
Bella Earll: Sugar Plum Court
Bricen Egri: Elf
Isabella Garcia: Candy
Savannah Hemsley: Chinese Understudy
Savannah Hemsley: Sugar Plum Court
Vada Herrera: Elf
Alena Kehm: Cake Understudy
Alena Kehm: Chinese
Alena Kehm: Sugar Plum Court
Lillian Koenig: Baker
Lillian Koenig: Snail Understudy
Lillian Koenig: Sugar Plum Court
Hannah Kubiak: Butterfly
Hannah Kubiak: Cake
Hannah Kubiak: Maid
Hannah Kubiak: Snow Branch Understudy
Hannah Kubiak: Sugar Plum Court
Baylor Lee: Butterfly
Baylor Lee: Cake
Baylor Lee: Maid
Baylor Lee: Snow Branch Understudy
Baylor Lee: Sugar Plum Court
Elizabeth Marsh: Baker
Elizabeth Marsh: Sugar Plum Court
Keely Mulholland: Chinese
Charlotte Murray: Bee
Charlotte Murray: Cake
Charlotte Murray: Sugar Plum Court
Mia Simon: Candy
Mia Simon: Snail
Charlotte Vander Zwaag: Baker
Charlotte Vander Zwaag: Maid
Charlotte Vander Zwaag: Northwind Sailboat
Abigail Whitt: Baker
Abigail Whitt: Sugar Plum Court Understudy

Download printable PDF version of the cast list.

weekly rehearsal SCHEDULE

Weekly studio rehearsals will take place October 1 – November 7, 2021. Schedules are subject to change, so please check email and this cast page regularly for updates.

Friday, October 1
TimeCastStudio
4:45-5:30Snow Branches2
5:30-6:15Butterflies2
4:45-5:30Chinese3
5:30-6:00Baby Mice3
Saturday, October 2
TimeCastStudio
2:00-3:00Cakes & Bakers1
3:00-4:00Sugar Plum Court & Candy1
4:00-4:45Snails & Bee1
4:00-4:45Maids2
4:45-5:45Elves2
6:30Nutcracker Parent MeetingZoom
Friday, October 8
TimeCastStudio
5:00-5:30Snow Branches2
5:30-6:15Butterflies2
4:45-5:30Chinese3
5:30-6:00Baby Mice3
Saturday, October 9
TimeCastStudio
2:00-3:00Cakes & Bakers1
3:00-4:00Sugar Plum Court & Candy1
4:00-4:45Snails & Bee1
4:00-4:45Maids2
4:45-5:45Elves2
Friday, October 15
TimeCastStudio
5:00-5:30Snow Branches2
5:30-6:15Butterflies2
4:45-5:15Chinese3
5:15-5:45Baby Mice3
Saturday, October 16
TimeCastStudio
2:00-2:45Cakes & Bakers1
2:45-3:30Sugar Plum Court & Candy1
3:30-4:00Snails & Bee1
3:30-4:00Maids2
4:00-4:45Elves2
Friday, October 22
TimeCastStudio
5:00-5:30Snow Branches2
5:30-6:15Butterflies2
4:45-5:15Chinese3
5:15-5:45Baby Mice3
Saturday, October 23
TimeCastStudio
2:00-2:45Cakes & Bakers1
2:45-3:30Sugar Plum Court & Candy1
3:30-4:00Snails & Bee1
3:30-4:00Maids2
4:00-4:45Elves2
Friday, October 29
TimeCastStudio
4:30-5:30Snow Branches, Snow, Snow Queen, Snow King1
5:30-6:30Snails, Bee, Butterflies, Flowers, Dew Drop, Thistle1
Saturday, October 30
TimeCastStudio
2:00-2:45Cakes, Bakers, Lead Cake & Baker1
2:45-3:30Sugar Plum Court, Candy, Clara, Prince, Sugar Plum Fairy, Cavalier1
3:30-4:30Maids, Baby Mice, Butler, Party Parents, Party Children, Clara, Fritz, Clara’s Parents, Drosselmeyer, Doll1
4:30-5:30*Elves, Santa, Mrs. Claus, Clara1
5:30-6:00Chinese, Chinese Princess, Chinese demi soloists1
Friday, November 5
TimeCastStudio
4:30-6:30TBA (announced by October 30 if this is needed)1
Saturday, November 6(students wear performance hair and makeup)
TimeCastStudio
2:15-4:30Act II – Full (bows staged during this rehearsal)
(Sugar Plum Court, Candy, Chinese, Cakes, Bakers, Elves, Snails, Bee, Butterflies)
1
4:30-5:15Snow – Full (Snow Branches, North Wind Sailboat)1
5:15-6:00Party – Full (Baby Mice, Maids)1

Online Health check-in

Students will need to complete an online health check-in form for each day of activity before coming to the activity location. The form must be submitted by 3 pm for Friday rehearsals, and by noon for Saturday rehearsals. During tech week and on performance days, the form is due by 9 am. You may want to bookmark the form for convenient check-in.

TECH SCHEDULE

The schedule for production weeks (a.k.a “tech week”) will be posted here when finalized. Please review the Tech Schedule carefully. Ensure you attend everything for which you are scheduled. Schedules are subject to change, so please check email and this cast page regularly for updates.

NUTCRACKER KEEPSAKES ORDERS

Orders for the following Nutcracker keepsakes may be placed starting in October.

  • Cast t-shirts
  • Single tissue-wrapped rose
  • Cast photo
OTHER IMPORTANT NOTES

Please bookmark this page for updates on future rehearsal schedules, how to order (optional) keepsakesand other information.

Tickets:  Single tickets for all of American Midwest Ballet’s Season Twelve productions (The Nutcracker, Momentum, and Swing, Swing, Swing!) will be available October 1.

For questions, please refer to the Nutcracker Information Packet.

AMB follows CDC guidance re COVID-19. For the safety of our guests, masks are required at AMB events. Any public location where people are present provides an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19, and we cannot guarantee that you will not be exposed during your visit. By attending, you assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19.

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