Cast

2017 CAST

               Erika Alloway

        as the Sugar Plum Fairy

                             

-Photo Credit, Columbus Dance Theatre. Photographer, Wes Kroninger

Erika Alloway began her dance training Dance Centre North and the Center for Ballet and Dance Arts in Syracuse, NY, and is a graduate of BalletMet Columbus’ Pre-Professional and Professional Trainee Programs.  Erika has had the pleasure of performing works choreographed by Gerard Charles, David Nixon, Marius Petipa, Lynne Taylor-Corbett, and August Bournonville.  Most recently, Erika has performed and choreographed CDT’s Dancer’s Making Dances, was a winner of the 2014 Columbus Dance Fellowship for her premiere of Parasite, and had a principal role in Judson Veach’s premiere of Ever Forward.  Her favorite roles include Tim Veach’s Juliet, in Romeo and Juliet, the premiere performance of Anne: Diary in Dance, in which she originated the role of Anne Frank, and the title role of the encore performance of Claudel, which won the 2015 Greater Columbus Arts Council’s Artistic Excellence Award. She is currently a member of Columbus Dance Theatre.

Gavin Mark McNally

      as the Cavalier  

-Photo Credit, Columbus Dance Theatre. Photographer, Wes Kroninger

Gavin Mark McNally started training with the Fort Wayne Ballet at the age of eight. He furthered his studies at Interlochen Arts Academy. He then moved on to study with Violette Verdy at Indiana University. Gavin then joined the Kansas City Ballet, performing works by; Todd Bolender, George Ballanchine, and Twyla Tharp. In New York City, he furthered his movement studies in aerial, acrobalance, and breakdance, performing with various companies including Janusphere, The NYC Tranzformers, and Team AntiGravity. In addition to dance, he is a professional cosmetologist, makeup artist, and marching band flag constructor. He is currently a member of Columbus Dance Theatre.

Clara
Samantha Davis
Avari Gray

Fritz
Rylan Blinkiewicz

Party Scene Guests
Gage Engles
Max Collins
Rylan ( Fritz )
Holly Brown
Zoey Greenberg
Allison Litchfield
Payton Engles
Avari Gray
Paige Brown
Olivia Rich
Shannon Bebout
Kylee Edwards
Ella Edwards

Maids/Butlers
Christie Luers
Anna Cleaver
Ava Howe
Jason Hernandez
Josh Newbbrg

Party Scene Parents
Julie and Jeff Mitchell as Louis and Frieda Hauck
Patty and Tom Engles
Kate and Mike Rich
Mary and Matt Bebout
Rochelle Collins

Herr Drosselmeyer
Dylan Posa

Mice
Max Collins
Kylee Edwards
Ella Edwards
Olivia Rich
Shannon Bebout
Zoey Greenberg
Julia Vasse

Soldiers
Allison Litchfield
Paige Brown
Avari Gray
Payton Engles

Drosselmeyer’s Gifts
Kat Solmos
Ellie Ferraro
Jenna Blinkiewicz
Zoe Bees

Snowflakes
Ellie Ferraro
Bailey Rohrig
Christie Luers
Jenna Blinkiewicz
Kat Solmos
Zoe Bees
Adriana Colvin
Casey Colvin
Kelsey Schnorr

Ginger Birds
Bailey Rohrig
Zoey Greenberg

Arabian
Ellie Ferraro

Spanish
Casey Colvin
Hannah Colvin
Adriana Colvin
Zoe Bees

German Reeds
Julia Vasse
Alison Litchfield
Payton Engles
Avari Gray
Paige Brown

Russian
Jenna Blinkiewicz
Kat Solmos

Chinese
Kelsey Schnorr

Waltz of Flowers
Ellie Ferraro, Queen
Bailey Rohrig
Christie Luers
Jenna Blinkiewicz
Kat Solmos
Zoe Bees
Adriana Colvin
Casey Colvin
Kelsey Schnorr