Nutcracker Cast List 2022

Act I

Christmas Shopping at Anderson-Newcomb

Mr. Anderson: Robert Royce

Store Clerks: Katie Bell, Blake Johnson, and Riley Pennington.

Mrs. Stahlbaum: Natasha Vance

Clara Stahlbaum: Gwyneth Yoost, understudy: Matti White

Francis Stahlbaum: the mischievous sister: Charlotte Dudley and Aurea Stephens 

Gallop Dancers: Abby Bell, Hanna Moore, Annie Piaskowski, and Florence Rawlinson

Shopping Guests:  HDT Families and Community Members

Elves: Creative Movement Dancers

Santa Claus: Mr. Neil Arneson

Head Elf: Ethan Arneson

Shoppers: Junior dancers; Gwyneth Yoost as Clara, Jolie Aya-ay, Charlotte Dudley, Lucy Friary, Maggie Holton, Aurea Stephens, and Elizabeth Townsend

Harlequin Doll: Allie Bennett, understudy: Aurea Stephens

Ballerina Doll: Claire Little, understudy: Elena Marsteller

Soldier Doll: Katie Piaskowski, understudy: Maggie Holton

 

Into the Night

Nutcracker: Matti White

Rat King: Molly Weimer

Lt. General Mouse: Ethan Arneson

Mice: Intermediate Dancers

Soldiers: Junior Dancers; Jolie Aya-ay, Charlotte Dudley, Lucy Friary, Maggie Holton, Aurea Stephens, and Elizabeth Townsend

 

Into the Snowglobe

Snow Queen: Abby Bell, understudy: Annie Piaskowski

Snow King: TBA

Snow Leads: Annie Piaskowski and Florence Rawlinson, understudy: Riley Pennington

Snowflakes: Allie Bennett, Claire Little, Elena Marsteller, Riley Pennington, Katie Piaskowski, Kay Stevens, Molly Weimer, and Matti White

 

Act II

Into the Candy Counter

Clara Stahlbaum: Gwyneth Yoost

Sugar Plum Fairy: Hanna Moore

Gumdrops: Intermediate Dancers

Spanish Chocolate: Elena Marstellar and Katie Piaskowski, understudy: Claire Little

Mandarin Songbird (Tea): Florence Rawlinson, understudy: Molly Weimer

Russian Trepak

Cast 1: Allie Bennett, Korie Harris, Maggie Holton, and Aurea Stephens

Cast 2: Allie Bennett, Korie Harris, Charlotte Dudley, and Elizabeth Townsend

Coffee from Arabia: HDT Alumni Angela Lin and Maggie Piaskowski  

Dance of the Reed Pipes:

Marzipan: Riley Pennington, understudy: Claire Little

Demi-soloists: Molly Weimer and Matti White, understudy: Allie Bennett

Mother Ginger: Natasha Vance

Gingersnaps: Beginning Ballet Dancers

Waltz of the Sugared Flowers

Dewdrop Fairy: Annie Piaskowski, understudies: Abby Bell and Riley Pennington

Corps: Abby Bell, Allie Bennett, Claire Little, Elena Marsteller, Riley Pennington, Katie Piaskowski, Florence Rawlinson, Molly Weimer, and Matti White

Sugar Plum Fairy: Hanna Moore, understudies: Annie Piaskowski and Abby Bell

Sugar Plum Cavalier: TBA