2023 Cast Lists for The Nutcracker

Congratulations to the OPEN SCHOOL cast of Roswell Dance Theatre’s 2023 Nutcracker!

If you have been cast but cannot accept your role, contact frontdesk@tysod.com by Wednesday, Sept 13 at 5pm to decline.

Although we would love to cast every dancer who auditioned, it is not always possible. If you were not selected this year, please know that we have auditions in January for our next production, Cinderella, in April.  Thank you to all who auditioned!


Note for Rehearsal Attendance:  Only one excused rehearsal absence is allowed for all dancers. Attendance is mandatory at dress rehearsals at the Byers Theatre on Mon Nov 20 and Tues Nov 21. Please contact the frontdesk@tysod.com with any questions. More information below about rehearsals.

Dancer Role Cast
Emilia Arnold Cupcake 1
Maryam Asgrali Tea Corps 1
Rosemary Bannister Gumdrop 2
Kingsley Basinger Cupcake 1
Bauer Basinger Butterfly 1
Isla Bell Shepherdess 1
Tavani Benn Cupcake 1
Sarah Bien Gingerette 1
Emily Bine Butterfly 1
Ellie Blair Lamb 1
Tallulah Borda Cavalry 2
Jocelyn Bowes Shepherdess 2
Fianna Boxa Gumdrop 1
Allie Bridges Butterfly 1
Kylie Bridges Tea Corps 1
Katie Bulot Angel 2
Reagan Cabrera Butterfly 1
Ryleigh Cabrera Butterfly 1
Charlotte Cabrera Shepherdess 1
Liza Cavender Gingerette 1
Aanya Chalapathy Cavalry 1
Dylan Chapman Gingerette 2
Sophie Chesarek Shepherdess 2
Elizabeth Cloninger Shepherdess 2
Lila Cox Angel 1
Ava Cox Gumdrop 1
Taylor D’Eramo Tea Corps 1
Eloise Davis Gingerette 2
Chloe Decker Angel 2
Sofia Demboski Cupcake 2
Charlie Dinsmore Tea Corps 1
Charlotte Emma Gingerette 2
Kate Evans Gumdrop 2
Savanna Farmer Angel 2
Victoria Galvis Tea Corps 2
Nicole Gomez Shepherdess 1
Lola Greene Cavalry 1
Grace Gustin Lead Gumdrop 2
Caroline Hall Shepherdess 2
Elle Hanak Gingerette 1
Katelyn Haygood Gingerette 2
Isobel Hebebrand Lamb 1
Maggie Hemphill Butterfly 2
Shelby Henderson Bunny 2
Hadley Herrig Shepherdess 1
Eloise Hoffman Gumdrop 1
Blair Hogue Angel 1
Bailey Hogue Angel 1
Tavaris Howard Tea Corps 1
Rowan Hutto Bunny 1
Sophia Jennane Butterfly 2
Isla Johnson Cavalry 1
Coraline Jones Butterfly 2
Brynn Karasik Angel 2
Emma Kendrall Cavalry 2
Sadie Kendrall Bunny 2
Finley Kirschner Gumdrop 2
Teagan Kneeland Gingerette 1
Kara Kneeland Lieutenant 1
Addie Knepp Butterfly 1
Avani Krishna Angel 2
Kamryn Lamb Angel 1
Dancer Role Cast
Kennedy Lamb Angel 1
Gigi Lasky Gumdrop 2
Lila Mackie Cupcake 2
Willa Magato Lamb 1
Emerson Magee Lamb 2
Emeline Maher Clara’s Little Sister 1
Tessa Mahoney Bunny 1
Kennedy Mark Lamb 2
Ellie Matsuzaki-Chien Bunny 1
Emma Matsuzaki-Chien Angel 1
Emerson McCullough Shepherdess 1
Katie Lou McPherson Cupcake 2
Harper Meisenheimer Tea Corps 2
Evelyn Merritt Angel 1
Mallory Mihich Gingerette 1
Olivia Mills Gingerette 2
Beatriz Mosca Passador Lamb 2
Reese Moylan Angel 2
Marissa Muhs Shepherdess 2
Molly Mulligan Gingerette 2
Sadie Newberry Clara’s Little Sister 2
Aria Noaker Shepherdess 2
Alexandra Noel Gumdrop 1
Genevieve Noel Angel 1
Mia Oh Cupcake 1
Blaire Olson Cupcake 2
Laine Olson Angel 2
Greer Olson Gingerette 2
Molly Parnaby Shepherdess 1
Nina Patel Lead Gumdrop 1
Audrey Penley Gingerette 1
Julianne Peter Shepherdess 1
Elena Peter Butterfly 2
Kari Pollyniak Cavalry 2
Rowan Porche-Riner Lieutenant 2
Alyse Pottlitzer Cavalry 1
Katherine Quinn Gingerette 1
Zoey Rice Bunny 2
Ella Rose Angel 1
Maddie Rose Angel 1
Lily Sampson Gumdrop 1
Kassidy Schmidt Butterfly 2
Mila Selimo Cavalry 2
Lydia Shedid Gingerette 1
Audrey Silliman Shepherdess 1
Hannah Sims Gingerette 2
Sadie Smith Angel 2
Claire Smither Butterfly 2
Hazelle Sorrells Bunny 2
Lily Spruyt Tea Corps 2
Beatrice Stadnyk Tea Corps 2
Avery Stephenson Gumdrop 2
Sofia Sternowski Cupcake 1
Talya Thompson Angel 2
Alexa Grace Toms Tea Corps 2
Mia Toreno Shepherdess 2
Eden Trinkowsky Cupcake 2
Cora Van Coevern Bunny 1
Grace Vicars Shepherdess 2
Tally Werly Bunny 1
Hailey Wilson Angel 2
Libby Worth Bunny 2

Please refer to the YELLOW sheet from the audition and mark all rehearsal dates for your dancer’s roles in your calendar. Full-cast rehearsals will be held on October 28, and November 4, 11, 18. Parts are double-cast so all open school dancers have an alternate.

Dress rehearsals will be held at Byers Theatre (Sandy Springs Performing Arts Center) on Nov 20-21.

Ten performances will be presented at Byers Theatre (Sandy Springs Performing Arts Center) on Nov 24- Dec 3.

TICKETS will go on sale on Wednesday September 20 at noon.  Refer to the YELLOW sheet for performance dates and times.

Parents NEW to RDT’s Nutcracker must attend an information session to learn details about rehearsals, costumes, performances, call times and volunteer requirements. Please plan to attend on Thur Sept 21 @ 5:30 OR Sat Sept 23 @12:30. A Sign-up Genius link will be sent out to sign up. (Returning families are also welcome to attend.)

Dancer participation fee: $225 (includes all rehearsals and performances)