Nutcracker Cast List 2021

Huntington Dance Theatre is proud of each of our dancers. They have put in an incredible amount of time and attention to their dance, and we value each role. They each did excellent work at the audition. Congratulations!


We will be having two casts this year for many parts: Green and Red.

Bold names will be Green Cast, normal font will be Red Cast. 

Act I

Christmas Shopping at Anderson-Newcomb

Mr. and Mrs. Stahlbaum: Chris and Natasha Vance 

Frances/Mischievous Sister: Molly Weimer/Claire Little

Gallop Girls: Maggie Piaskowski, Angela Lin, and Miah Ashworth

Shopping Guests:  HDT Family and Community Members

Santa's Helpers/Elves: Creative Movement Dancers

Santa Claus: Mr. Arneson

Uncle Drosselmeyer: Bill Rawlinson

Shopping Girls: Junior Girls

Clara: Maggie Holton / Aurea Stephens

Ballerina Doll: Matti White/Molly Weimer, understudy: Claire Denning

Harlequin Doll: Madison Niese/Elena Marstellar, understudy: Claire Little

Soldier Doll: Sara Stacy/Claire Denning, understudy: Gwyneth Yoost

Into the Night

General Mouse: Ethan Arneson

Older Mice: Apprentice Dancers

Soldiers: Junior Dancers


Into the Snowglobe

Snow Queen: Annie Piaskowski/Hanna Moore, understudy: Emily Rawlinson

Snow King: TBA


Leads: Miah Ashworth, Abby Bell, understudy: Madison Niese

Corps: Emily Rawlinson, Madison Niese, Molly Weimer, Elena Marsteller, Matti White, and Annie/Hanna *, Claire Denning/ Claire Little

Understudies:  Campbell Murphy, Katie Piaskowski, Allie Bennett, 

*reserves the right to modify


Act II

Into the Candy Counter

Gumdrops: Intermediate Dancers

Spanish Chocolate: Hanna Moore & Annie Piaskowski, understudy: Matti White

Mandarin Songbird: Emily Rawlinson/Miah Ashworth, understudy: Claire Denning

Coffee from ArabiaMolly Weimer, Matti White, Elana Marsteller / Molly Weimer, Matti White, Madison Niese     


Russian TrepakKatie Piaskowski, Madison Niese, Claire Little, Claire Denning / Alli Bennett, Elana Marsteller, Katie Piaskowski, Claire Little

Marzipan: Abby Bell, understudy: Madison Niese

Leads: Claire Denning & Molly Weimer

Corps: Juniors: Gwyneth Yoost,Charlotte Dudley, Lily Kaul, Allie Bennett, and Maggie/Aurea

Mother Ginger: TBA

Gingersnaps: Beginning Ballet  & Intermediate Dancers

Waltz of the Sugared Flowers

Dewdrop Fairy: Miah Ashworth/Emily Rawlinson, understudy: Abby Bell


Corps: Annie Piaskowski, Emily Rawlinson, Miah Ashworth, Hanna Moore, Abby Bell, Molly Weimer, Matti White, Claire Denning, Elena Marsteller, and Madison Niese, understudies: Allie Bennett, Claire Little, Katie Piaskowski, and Campbell Murphy

Sugar Plum Fairy: Maggie Piaskowski/Angela Lin, understudies: Annie Piaskoswki and Emily Rawlinson

Sugar Plum Cavalier: TBA


Congratulations Dancers!


The director and advisors work hard to find roles to showcase and challenge each of our beautiful dancers. That being said, casting is not open for discussion and is not subject to change.