Thank you so much to everyone who came to auditions on Saturday. We are so pleased to announce the 2021 cast of Dances from the Nutcracker, it is going to be a fabulous show. If you have been cast please do not forget to initial that you accept the role on the print out in the lobby at MCA or on the call board at SMU or let us know at mca@smumn.edu if for some reason you cannot commit to the role(s) you have been cast. We look forward to seeing everyone (cast member & parents of those 18 and under) on Monday, Sept. 13th, 5:15-6:15pm in the Academy Theatre at the mandatory meeting. Rehearsal schedules, contact sheets and more will be discussed and handed out, additionally costume measurements will be taken.

Saint Mary’s University Department of Fine and Performing Arts and the Minnesota Conservatory for Arts Dance Repertory Company:

Dances from The Nutcracker 2021 Cast List

Mother Ginger Dance:

Gingerbread Children

Chellsie Berdin

Ariah Gore

Cora Helms

Rita Miller

Quinn Nelton

Ruby Wangberg

Baker

Jolie Hill

Party Scene Dance:

Lead Party Child

Evelyn Swenson

Party Children

Fiona Dunbar

Eva Elson

Elliott Lallaman

Molly Schneider

Corinna Wagner

Cora Wangberg

Rat Queen and Rat Attendants Dance (from the Battle Scene)

Rat Queen

Olivia Potthoff

Rat Attendants

Kathryn Bates

Jolie Hill

Caitlin Ledin

Nicole Wurm

Snow Scene:

Snow Queen (en pointe)

Nadia Hocum

Prince Zephyr

Nathan Huberty

Snow Corps de ballet (en pointe)

Ana Paula Saldana Cisneros

Elizabeth Hinz

Mattie Kreisel

Olivia Potthoff

Ella Skranka

Salome Tolvaisas

Avery Wojtowicz (understudy – en flat)

Russian Variation:

Kathryn Bates

Nathan Huberty

Mattie Kreisel

Caitlin Ledin

Olivia Potthoff

Danielle Rhodes

Samuel Wersch

Arabian Variation:

Elizabeth Hinz

Nadia Hocum

Avery Wojtowicz

Peppermints Pas de Trois:

Mattie Kreisel

Ella Skranka

Samuel Wersch

Waltz of the Flowers:

Dew Drop Fairy (en pointe)

Elizabeth Hinz

Dew Drop Cavalier

Samuel Wersch

Waltz Corps de ballet (en flat)

Kathryn Bates

Ana Paula Saldana Cisneros

Mattie Kreisel

Sarah Hannan

Nadia Hocum

Danielle Rhodes

Ella Skranka

Avery Wotjowicz

Sugar Plum Fairy Variation:

Ana Paula Saldana Cisneros

Sugar Plum Cavalier Variation:

Nathan Huberty

Land of the Sweets Coda:

Sugar Plum Fairy

 Ana Paula Saldana Cisneros

Nutcracker Prince

Nathan Huberty

Samuel Wersch (understudy)

Clara

Salome Tolvaisas