Just 10 days remain…
We are excited to announce main casting for Ballet Austin’s Golden Anniversary Production of The Nutcracker. More parts to be announced soon.
Frank Shott, Paul Michael Bloodgood
Aara Krumpe, Ashley Lynn Gilfix
Anne Marie Melendez, Chelsea Marie Renner
Beth Terwilleger, Oren Porterfield
Orlando Julius Canova, Ian J. Bethany
Kody Jauron, Andrew Mankin
James Fuller, Christopher Swaim
Christopher Swaim, James Fuller, Preston Andrew Patterson
Rebecca Johnson, Anne Marie Melendez, Jaime Lynn Witts
Sugar Plum Fairy
Ashley Lynn Gilfix, Aara Krumpe
Paul Michael Bloodgood, Frank Shott
Orlando Julius Canova, James Fuller
Elise Pekarek, Brittany Strickland
Edward Carr, Christopher Swaim
Anne Marie Melendez, Rebecca Johnson
Ian J. Bethany, Michael Burfield
Russian Male lead
Preston Andrew Patterson, Ian J. Bethany
Michael Burfield, Jordan Moser
Beth Terwilliger, Oren Porterfield
Jaime Lynn Witts, Michelle Thompson, Chelsea Marie Renner
Ballet Austin’s The Nutcracker runs Dec 8-23 at Long Center. Come celebrate the holidays with us. Tickets.
This year is no exception, with the total clocking in at 174. See if you can spot our…
2 Claras, 2 Fritzs, 11 party girls and 6 party boys:
8 rats and 24 mice:
40 bon bons and 20 Chinese
… and 61 angels!
Ballet Austin’s The Nutcracker is celebrating its Golden Anniversary this year. Tickets available now.
Recently we asked our Company Dancers to name one thing or two… or three… they would like for the holidays. Their answers may surprise you. Take a look to see what’s on the wish list of YOUR favorite dancer.
A flock of silly looking chickens
Preston Andrew Patterson:
A pair of custom-made Air Jordans size 11… oh yeah and peace and goodwill towards men, and all that jazz
A composting system
Snow in Vermont so I can take my boys sledding!
Paul Michael Bloodgood:
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 for Xbox 360
Anne Marie Melendez:
Cookbooks related to my new hobby… “Healthy Bread in Five Minutes a Day” and “Artisan Pizza and Flatbread in Five Minutes a Day” written by Jeff Hertzberg and Zoe Francois. (The followups to “Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day”)
Ian J. Bethany:
Terry Pratchett novels, Wii games and juggling rings!
A few extra windows in my living room
To be free of debt
Warm clothes for my trip with my husband to Portland & Seattle!
A house. (We got it! We start moving in the day after Christmas.)
A trip to Disneyland
A Wii and a peacoat
Orlando Julius Canova:
A red bike helmet (but a good one)
Ashley Lynn Gilfix:
A new digital camera to take photos on our African Safari Trip over the holiday break
Time, wine, massages and diamonds
Jaime Lynn Witts and Frank Shott:
To sleep in