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BOARD CHAIR Welcome Welcome to the 38th annual performance of the well-loved ballet, The Nutcracker, performed by the Montana Ballet Company and accompanied by guest artists and the Bozeman Symphony. BOZ EM A n SY M PHONY PR ESEN TS Much has happened since our last Nutcracker performance in December 2019, after which our world seemed to stop as we sought to protect ourselves from COVID-19 and attempted to keep the disease from spreading. H O L I D AY S P E C TAC U L A R MBC studios went dark for several months during Spring of 2020, conducting classes virtually from home. During the Summer of 2020, we came back together and through hard work and persistence, dancers resumed A New Bozeman Tradition learning the art of ballet and perfecting their skills in person. They danced on a temporary stage built by their moms and dads in a parking lot behind the studio; they danced inside the studio wearing masks and observing social distancing; and they danced outside among the beautiful DECEMBER 11 TH DECEMBER 12 TH backdrop that is the scenery of Bozeman, Montana. Saturday - 7:30 PM Sunday - 2:30 PM The disappointment that we all felt because we could not hold public performances since February 2020 was most acutely felt by our dancers. But they kept working, kept learning the art, and remaining hopeful that today would come – the day we return to live performances. NOR MAN HUYNH Music Director Montana Ballet Company has thrived through it all and we are poised to take on new challenges and opportunities and continue to serve aspiring ballet dancers and their families in Bozeman and southwestern Montana. Featuring The Board of Directors is forever grateful to our Executive and Artistic Director, Elizabeth DeFanti, our talented teachers and dedicated staff, parents and family members of our dancers, JENI FLEMING Vocalist our sponsors and donors, and most importantly, our beautiful and dedicated dancers who B OZEMAN SYMPHONIC CHOIR come to class every week with smiles behind their masks, determined to dance their hearts out. Please enjoy the show! Margaret Perryman Board Chair TICKETS : $ 27 and up CALL 406-585-9774 ONLINE bozemansymphony.org
ARTISTIC DIRECTOR'S Welcome Montana Ballet Company Presents Winthrop Corey’s From all of us at Montana Ballet Company, it is with such deep gratitude that we are able to gather once again in person and collectively share in the joy of our beautiful art form. I am truly delighted to welcome you to our 38th Annual Performance Season, opening with our Annual Nutcracker. With our very first Nutcracker performed in the lobby of First Security Bank 38 years ago, MBC has brought The Nutcracker ballet to life every year since, including last year with our virtual Nutcracker REIMAGINED. Each and every cast has charmed audiences through their own special gifts and talents. This year I am thrilled to welcome to our cast the brilliant Lesley Rausch and Dylan Wald, guest artists from the renowned Pacific Northwest Ballet. I am also honored to welcome conductor Lee Mills from the Seattle Symphony, guest dancer Renato Lucena from Seattle, and actor Soren Kisiel from New York. It is always such a joy and pleasure to work with the Bozeman Symphony Orchestra and the fine Willson Auditorium technical crew, now led by Sue Amos. What a true privilege to gather these fine artists along with our own MBC dancers to form such an exceptional cast. MBC’s Season continues in February with Winthrop Corey’s Snow White. This original work was choreographed for Mobile Ballet in 2016 and has been performed at ballet companies throughout the United States. MBC Music Director, Stefan Stern will conduct our live orchestra and MBC dancers will charm in the many wonderful roles this ballet offers including that of Snow White, the evil Queen and the Seven Dwarfs. Snow White will captivate all audiences with its magic. To close our 38th Season, MBC will continue its rich tradition of performance collaborations SnowWhite and guest residencies, with CONNECTIONS 2022. For those of you who attended CONNECTIONS 2019 and experienced the Stars of American Ballet, you know how remarkable it was to witness such distinguished talent. How thrilled I am to welcome back dancers from the New York City Ballet for an encore performance and how fortunate we are to have access to such world-class dancing here in Bozeman. Yet another outstanding Season finale! To our entire cast and crew, I extend my heartfelt thanks. I also wish to sincerely thank our generous underwriters, supporters, and the countless volunteers who help make our programming possible. Deep gratitude to our MBC Board of Directors, Staff and Faculty whose never-ending support helps our organization realize its important mission and vision. From a full Season of live dance performances, to Educational and Community Engagement With Live Orchestra Conducted by Stefan Stern programs, to our bustling training Academy ~ MBC is privileged to continue to serve our community and beyond in the jewel that is Southwest Montana. February 19 - 7pm • February 20 - 4pm With every good wish, Willson Auditorium Elizabeth DeFanti Tickets now on sale at Artistic & Executive Director montanaballet.org, or 406.582.8702 Elizabeth DeFanti, Artistic Director
BOARD OF Directors Margaret Perryman David Steinmuller Donna Murphrey Board Chair Board Vice Chair Treasurer Judith Smith Laura Stanley Sarah Milligan Secretary Director Director ADVISORY BOARD Lauren Brown Winthrop Corey Linda Gipp Lorraine Padden
& FACULTY Photo: Lauren Brown MBC STAFF Artistic & Executive Director ° Elizabeth DeFanti Academy Director & Ballet Mistress ° Susan Gartell Education & Community Engagement Director ° Karen Smith Operations & Marketing Manager ° Leigh Ripley Development Director ° Kirsten Smith Ballet & Costume Mistress ° Melinda Delgado Music Director ° Stefan Stern Artist in Residence ° Amy Lynn Stoddart Academy Faculty ° Jane Andrews, Noelle Brassfield, Frances Cole, Elizabeth DeFanti, Melinda Delgado, Susan Gartell, Samantha Hinckley, Robin Otey, Karen Smith, Kirsten Smith, Amy Lynn Stoddart SEASON Performances 2021 - 2022 DANCING UNDER THE BIG SKY August 7, 2021, Sweet Pea Festival NUTCRACKER DISCOVER DANCE PROGRAM December 3, 2021, Willson Auditorium THE NUTCRACKER December 4 & 5, 2021, Willson Auditorium SNOW WHITE DISCOVER DANCE PROGRAM February 18, 2022, Willson Auditorium SNOW WHITE February 19 & 20, 2022, Willson Auditorium Fine Classical Ballet Instruction for All Ages ACADEMY SHOWCASE Spring Semester Begins January 3rd, 2022 Visit montanaballet.org or May 7, 2022, Emerson Cultural Center CONNECTIONS Call 406.582.8702 for more information June 3, 2022, Willson Auditorium For tickets, visit montanaballet.org, or call 406.582.8702
ARTISTIC EXECUTIVE Director ACADEMY DIRECTOR ELIZABETH DEFANTI is the Artistic Executive praise for her portrayal of “Kitri” in the wedding pas de deux of Don Quixote and “Juliet” in the & BALLET Mistress Director of Montana balcony pas de deux of Romeo and Juliet. She also SUSAN GARTELL competition winner, Petr Zahradnicek, in Palm Ballet Company appeared as a principal dancer in two nationally Desert at the McCallum Theatre for four years is MBC’s Academy (MBC). Ms. DeFanti broadcast television commercials. and was a member of the Traverse City Dance Director and Ballet joined MBC in 2009 Ms. DeFanti is passionate about teaching Project created by Jennifer McQuiston Lott and Mistress. Originally and has spent the last and brings to MBC’s Academy a wealth of Brent Whitney. from Phoenix, Arizona 12 years directing, knowledge about training dancers in the Ms. Gartell enjoyed 17 In 2016, Ms. Gartell retired from full-time choreographing, classical style. Most recently she was accepted years in professional dancing and graduated Summa Cum Laude teaching, establishing educational engagement, to and attended the prestigious Cross Threads ballet, 13 of which she from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee philanthropic, health and wellness programs, Teacher’s Program at the world-renowned spent at Milwaukee with a degree in Political Science. She quickly and more. Paris Opera Ballet School. Ms. DeFanti herself, Ballet. Her favorite roles with the Company joined Wisconsin Conservation Voters, working Prior to joining MBC, Ms. DeFanti served began her classical dance training at Festival included Ophelia in Stephen Mills production to pass environmentally sound policy in as the Interim Artistic Director for Festival Ballet with her parents, Christine Hennessy of Hamlet, Mina in Michael Pink’s Dracula, Wisconsin. After a few years, she felt a desire to Ballet in Providence, RI. She also directed The and Winthrop Corey, and additionally spent Wendy in Michael Pink’s Peter Pan, Claudia, rejoin the ballet world and was accepted into the Dance Center, School of Festival Ballet, taught summers studying at the National Ballet School a role created for her in Michael Pink’s Mirror graduate program at the University of Utah. She extensively in the school, and served as Adjunct in Toronto and the Joffrey Ballet School in New Mirror, and the Red Queen in Septime Weber’s was the only graduate student chosen to present Faculty for Rhode Island College’s Dance York City. Alice in Wonderland. their research for the esteemed CORPS de Department, where she specialized in ballet In addition to her artistic background, Ms. Ballet International Conference in the summer In addition to her time at Milwaukee Ballet, she technique. DeFanti has expertise in educating dancers of 2020. Her research is focused on creating had the opportunity to dance with several other Ms. DeFanti danced professionally for the about psychological aspects of dance and companies. She was delighted to perform the a more positive and inclusive culture within Festival Ballet of Rhode Island where she was performing. She graduated with honors from role of Odette/Odile as a principal guest artist professional ballet companies. She graduated noted for her principal roles in The Nutcracker, Brown University with a degree in Psychology. with the Sacramento Ballet’s production of Swan Summa Cum Laude with a M.F.A. in Ballet Cinderella, A Midsummer Night’s Dream and She also holds both a Master of Arts and Master Lake in 2015. She joined Paradise Ballet Theatre in May of 2021. She is delighted to join the Eaters of Darkness. She was also a member of the of Education in Psychological Counseling in Key West, Florida for the past four years for Montana Ballet Company as Academy Director Cleveland/San Jose Ballet where she danced from Columbia University’s Teachers College, their biannual performance of The Nutcracker. and Ballet Mistress. soloist roles and received critical acclaim for and had the privilege of working as a primary She also performed with choreographic her portrayal of “Maria” in The Nutcracker. therapist in the department of psychiatry at Throughout her career, Ms. DeFanti danced a Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City. wide repertory including works by Anton Dolin, Ms. DeFanti now resides in Bozeman with her Kenneth MacMillan, Arthur Mitchell and husband and two children. She is delighted to George Balanchine, among others. be a part of the dance community here, and She made guest appearances with the Mobile to create, create, and create some more for the Ballet, the Sea Coast Ballet in New Hampshire, beautiful organization that is Montana Ballet and with the Worcester Youth Ballet. She Company. performed in Charleston, South Carolina’s Piccolo Spoleto Festival where she received
EDUCATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT Director ENGAGEMENT Director KIRSTEN SMITH Kirsten Smith serves as summer gala. She has taught ballet at Broadway Dance Center in New York City, the Colorado MBC’s Development Ballet in Denver, Colorado, and Montana Ballet KAREN SMITH direction of our founder, Ann Bates, Karen Director. Kirsten Company. is MBC’s Education managed the Montana Ballet School, danced and Community with the Company, and served as assistant danced professionally Ms. Smith received her BA in political science Engagement Director choreographer and rehearsal assistant for the for the New England from the University of Georgia and her Master and a faculty member Company’s productions. Karen has in-depth Ballet and the Long of Public Affairs and a MA in Russian, East of the Academy. She experience teaching students of all ages and Island Ballet, where European, and Eurasian Studies from the has studied around the abilities, including with MBC, the Ballet she performed soloist University of Texas at Austin. country including with Academy of Texas in Coppell, TX, and as roles, including the Dew Drop Fairy and Snow Ms. Smith is the principal at Bloom Consulting the Pacific Northwest a Dancing Classrooms Teaching Artist in Queen in the Nutcracker. She also performed where she conducts project management, Residence in Dallas/Fort Worth Elementary as the Sugar Plum Fairy with Ballet South and facilitation, strategic planning, policy research, Ballet School, The Joffrey Ballet and the Schools. She was formally trained in Adaptive soloist roles for independent choreographers program evaluation, and organizational Milwaukee Ballet School and with teachers Dance at the Boston Ballet and has served as in Denver. Ms. Smith performs regularly with development at local, state, and federal levels including Joy and Conrad Ludlow, Georges head instructor for MBC’s Adaptive Dance Montana Ballet Company as Clara’s mother in disability, long term services and supports, Golovine, and Lynda Yourth among others. Program for children with Down syndrome for in the Nutcracker and was featured as Mala in early care and education, K-12 education, family Karen has a special history with Montana the past 4 years. Karen is a licensed Progressing MBC’s The Little Mermaid. stability, TANF, and Medicaid policy. Ballet Company having grown up with our organization and performing in MBC’s Ballet Technique teacher and has a B.A. in Ms. Smith received classical ballet training English from Montana State University. Ms. Smith has been an active volunteer with very first Nutcracker production. Under the with Stamford City Ballet, American Ballet the Gallatin County Court Appointed Special Theatre, the Rock School of the Pennsylvania Director Advocate/Guardian ad Litem program and Ballet, and the Joffrey Ballet School, where she Montana Ballet Company for many years. MUSIC performed a principal role at the Joffrey School OPERATIONS & Manager STEFAN STERN Spring Awakening at Montana State University’s received his master’s Black Box Theater; Oklahoma!, Annie, White degree in piano Christmas, and others at the Ellen Theater. MARKETING pedagogy from the As the music director for Montana Ballet Hochschule für Company, Stefan composed the score to MBC’s LEIGH RIPLEY Broadcasting/XIX Winter Olympic Games, Musik und Theater in production of The Little Mermaid which was Leigh believes that the and the Valley Ice Garden/Bozeman Ice Dogs. Hannover, Germany. premiered in February 2019. talent and work required In addition to her position with Montana Ballet Upon graduating, Stefan to combine athleticism Company, Leigh is co-owner of Montana Parent, Stefan arranged the song “Flight of Fancy,” was faculty at a regional written by Mark Armstrong which was and artistry into visual the avidly read parenting magazine for families music school in northern Germany. featured in the documentary Armstrong, about poetry is to be watched living in southwest Montana. After moving to Bozeman in 2006, Stefan Mark’s father, Neil Armstrong. In July 2019, with awe, and respect. Leigh spent her youth and college years as quickly became a sought-after musician, known Stefan performed “Flight of Fancy” with Mark She is truly honored a competitive figure skater, developing an for his artistry and flexibility with all musical Armstrong and Kali Armstrong at Carnegie to be a member of the admiration for classical ballet in her training. styles. Stefan founded and leads the comedic Hall and with the National Symphony Montana Ballet Company. She is a graduate of The Ohio State University rock band “Lester Rocks.” Stefan has appeared Orchestra at the Kennedy Center as part of the Leigh brings to MBC an extensive background with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Public on Eric Funk's “11th and Grant” multiple times 50th anniversary celebration of the Apollo 11 in Business Operations and Event and Sports Relations from the school of Journalism, and was featured in an episode in the Spring of mission. Marketing. She has held positions with the specializing in Sports Marketing. 2013. Stefan has served as music director for Recently Stefan was a finalist for the American National Football League, International Sports many local theatrical productions including She lives in Bozeman with her three daughters. Prize for his composition "Scherzomania.".
BALLET & COSTUME Mistress ADDITIONAL Choreographers MELINDA classes for the Portland Park Bureau. Costumes, WINTHROP CHRISTINE DELGADO is MBC’s prop design and production have also been an COREY renowned HENNESSY was a Ballet and Costume important part of her dance career. choreographer and prima ballerina for the Mistress, and a faculty master teacher, is a Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Since moving to Bozeman with her family, Ms. member of MBC’s summer faculty member during which time she Delgado has taught at Montana Ballet School, Academy. Since for both Joffrey Ballet won the gold medal for Main Street Dance Theatre, Montana State childhood, ballet has School in New York and “best interpretation by University and the Dance Center. been an integral part American Ballet Theatre. a female dancer” at the of Ms. Delgado’s life, Ms. Delgado loves teaching the foundation of Mr. Corey holds the distinction of having been a International Festival of Dance in Paris, France studying at the Portland Ballet School under the classical ballet technique, with the belief and principal dancer with Canada’s Royal Winnipeg in 1968. Her distinguished career also included direction of Jacqueline Martin-Schumacher. At experience that anyone can learn to dance, and Ballet and The National Ballet of Canada. He dancing with the famed Ballet Russe de Monte the age of 14 she received a scholarship to the love the experience when they understand the is especially well known for his classical roles in Carlo, where she spent four years rising from the San Francisco Ballet School. She later joined construction and execution of each move — The Sleeping Beauty, Swan Lake, The Nutcracker, corps de ballet to first soloist. She was a ballerina Portland Ballet Company where she performed from the very first plie to the fullness of dancing Giselle, and Cinderella. He also is noted for with the Joffrey Ballet in New York, the Bremen professionally for 12 years. “en pointe.” Being accomplished and doing dancing opposite Rudolph Nureyev in Jose Opera House in Germany, and the American well at anything takes an understanding and Limon’s classic work The Moor’s Pavane. Festival Ballet, where she toured South America Ms. Delgado earned her BA in Art and Dance knowledge of the details. Through knowledge Most recently he was awarded a Dance Fellowship and the Near East. She also appeared as the from Portland State University and taught ballet one gains freedom. In dance that freedom is the from the State Council on the Arts for his service ballerina of the New York City Opera and at the Portland Ballet School and Portland State ability to “fly”. to the State of Alabama during his more than 20 starred in two films made in Europe – The University. She was Director of Ballet at the years at Mobile Ballet. Mr. Corey also has been a Nutcracker and Four plus Four. Portland Gymnastic Center and taught adult five-time coach for the New York International Ms. Hennessy was characterized by the great Ballet Competition, coaching dancers from all over American choreographer Agnes de Mille Seamstress the world in The Sleeping Beauty pas de deux and as, “slight, tiny, exquisitely proportioned, as HEAD the Black Swan pas de deux. Mr. Corey has been a guest teacher at Brown delicately articulated as a flowering branch. She (Hennessy) has enormous extensions, yet the University, the University of Connecticut, Dance effect is not one of power, as much as of light ANNETTE designing and sewing for many productions evocation.” over the years. Masters of America, Boston Dance Teachers Club, PICCIRILLO Professional Dance Teachers Association New In 1978 Ms. Hennessy, together with Winthrop grew up in Washington, Annette’s daughter began dancing about 15 York and has taught master classes throughout Corey, founded the Festival Ballet of Rhode D.C. As an outdoor years ago, which reinvigorated her interest in the United States, Canada, and Portugal. Island, a company and school, drawing dance enthusiast, she headed costume design. Annette has assisted MBC He has staged and choreographed full-length masters such as Arthur Mitchell, then Artistic to the mountains of Big with costumes for nearly a decade. She forever productions of The Sleeping Beauty, The Director of the Dance Theatre of Harlem, Sky and earned a BFA in loves the theater, fashion design, and continues Nutcracker, Giselle, Romeo & Juliet, Cinderella, and Agnes de Mille, to Rhode Island to work art and costume design to create costumes for professionals and other Swan Lake as well as three original ballets, with their students. Ms. Hennessy, herself, at the University of interested parties. Dracula, A Streetcar Named Desire, and Snow choreographed numerous ballets for which she Montana. While in school she spent a couple of Today, Annette’s Sewing and Alterations White. As a costume designer, Mr. Corey is received critical acclaim and trained countless summers designing costumes for the Virginia accommodates brides, bride’s maids, prom noted for his designs for Swan Lake, Cinderella, dancers in the art of classical ballet. In 1994 she City players in Virginia City. After college, girls, men’s suit alterations, hemming, and any The Sleeping Beauty, Snow White, The Nutcracker, was awarded an honorary doctorate in fine arts she worked as the assistant designer for Cindy general sewing needs. From horse blankets and Romeo & Juliet. His original design and from Rhode Island College for her immense Owen’s Design, a designer of high-end western to wedding dresses, tents to backpacks, they construction of the classical tutu has gained him contribution to the Arts. wool coats. Annette has worked for Shakespeare accommodate nearly any Montana need. national attention. in the Parks and Shakespeare in the Schools
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THE STORY OF Nutcracker The NutcrackerCast ACT I ACT I Clara Maya Merante ONCE UPON A TIME, the family of Judge Silberhaus prepares for a magical Fritz Greyson Haught Christmas Eve. The children, gentle Clara and temperamental Fritz, excitedly await Clara’s Mother Kirsten Smith a party that will include their mysterious godfather Drosselmeyer. Amidst dancing Clara’s Father Francis Chu and merriment, Drosselmeyer appears and all the children scurry in bewilderment Drosselmeyer Soren Kisiel for he is an eccentric figure. The children, however, are soon charmed by the wonderful life-like mechanical dolls he has brought and are thrilled when they Clara’s Friends Hannah Gibson and Luna Walton receive gifts from him. Among the lovely presents given out is Clara’s special gift Party Children Bailey Bentley, Lewis Donald, Anneliese Gomez, AnaSophia Graf, Nora Haragan, of a Nutcracker. Isabella Martin, Wyatt Karro, Ruth Murphy, Kendall Opsahl, Emerson Smith, Exton Tucker, Clara adores her Nutcracker and dances with him gleefully. Fritz, who is jealous Markie Weymouth of Clara’s gift, takes the Nutcracker away from her and petulantly throws it to the Party Parents Oliver Cole, Terry Cunningham, Michael Fox, Ying Liu, Sarah Milligan, floor breaking it. A tearful Clara is consoled by Drosselmeyer, who bandages the toy and then tells a lively tale foreshadowing Clara’s dream to come. Jason Murphy, Karen Smith, Mary Kay Woodin Maids Sarah Hunter and Abigail Meredith Late that night while Clara is asleep, Drosselmeyer emerges and works magic, placing Clara in a wondrous dream. An army of mice and rats led by the Rat Columbine Doll Marisa Spady Queen torment her. Drosselmeyer brings Clara’s Nutcracker to life to lead a troop Soldier Doll Frances Cole of soldiers into battle against the dreaded Rat Queen and her battalion. Just as Jacks Ava Bogison and Evie Crain the Rat Queen injures the Nutcracker with her mighty sword, Clara rescues her Rat Queen Karen Smith Nutcracker and is awe-struck when he is transformed into a handsome prince. Baby Mice Sophia Brandt, Eloise Comfort, Paige Driscoll, Mya Dynan, Eva Franklin, Addison Hall, The dazzling Snow Queen and King appear and dance with beautiful, swirling snowflakes in the snow-covered forest. Daphnie Leaf, Sophia Lowndes, Kloe Martin, Molly Miller, Eliza Milliken, Ellie Peace, Amelia Perks, River Talbot On his magical sleigh, Drosselmeyer takes Clara and her Nutcracker on a journey through a winter-wonderland. Sister Mice Cora Bassham, Alison Celsnak, Laine Edgecomb, Ella Haugen, Kirsa Howe, Madison Mansfield, Lila McKeone, Katherine Mills, Ayla Moller, Erika Jo Rassi INTERMISSION ~ 15 MINUTES Rats Calgary Curry, Parker Graham, Neve Howe, Molly Hubner, Bria O’Connell, Avalea Otey, Allegra Smith, Audrey Stark ACT II: KINGDOM OF THE SWEETS Lieutenant Emerson Smith CLARA AND THE NUTCRACKER enter a magical land where the Sugar Cavalry Haylee Doyle, Elle Edgecomb, Alese Ewen Fox, Aurora Gilbertson, Chapin Graham, Plum Fairy reigns. Clara and the Nutcracker recount the battle with the Rat Queen Violet Pearcy, Alessandra Valdivia, Adelyn Watson and are placed upon a throne surrounded by confections of every kind. Other Soldiers Reece Edgecomb, Iris Fisher, Aubry Herron, Lilah Karro, Kajsa Oliver confections enter to dance for Clara’s amusement – Spanish Chocolate, Mirliton Marzipan, Chinese Tea, Arabian Coffee, Mother Ginger and Russian Candy Nutcracker Renato Lucena Canes. Clara and her Nutcracker also delight in the Waltz of the Flowers and the Snow Queen Lesley Rausch *courtesy of Pacific Northwest Ballet elegant Pas de Deux of the Sugar Plum Fairy and her Cavalier. Snow King Dylan Wald *courtesy of Pacific Northwest Ballet As the dancing ends, Clara falls asleep on her beautiful throne. The Sugar Plum Snowflakes Frances Cole, Sophia Hallengrogg, Gloria Hofstad, Dulcinéa Johnston(12/4)/ Fairy and her Cavalier place Clara’s toy Nutcracker back in her arms. Drosselmeyer Katherine Neubauer (12/5), Sophia Parker, Marisa Spady, Emmie Shockley, Kiera Thompson disappears, having given Clara the gift of a most magical and wonderful Christmas.
NutcrackerCast ACT II BOZEMAN SYMPHONY Orchestra Sugar Plum Court Ellie Chu, Lexi Donald, Alese Ewen Fox, Aurora Gilbertson, Kassiani McFarland, Cesilia Mills, Claire Murphy, Kendall Opsahl, Violet Pearcy, Naya Talarico MAESTRO LEE MILLS - CONDUCTOR Spanish Chocolate Amanda Boelman, Josie O’Meara, Kiera Thompson Mirlitons Marzipan Frances Cole, Dulcinéa Johnston (12/4), Marisa Spady Chinese Tea Logan Barker, Emily Fitzpatrick, Hannah Gibson, Abigail Meredith, VIOLIN I CLARINET Katherine Neubauer, Sophia Parker, Luna Walton, Lucie Weinheimer Natalie Padilla, Concertmaster Greg Young Mother Ginger Anne Gibson Felix Guggenheim Bruce Kenney Emily Paris-Martin Ginger Children Nora Haragan, Greyson Haught, Neve Howe, Avalea Otey, Fildza Rizal BASSOON Kendall Passmore, Allegra Smith, Audrey Stark Derek Bannasch Ginger Cookies Alyssa Ayotte, Ava Bogison, Hadley Bontadelli, Libbey Carl, Evie Crain, VIOLIN 2 Harriet Crain, Ella Doshier, Gia Johnson, Adelee Jones, Zolani Khumalo, Ellinor Mock, Stephen Cepeda, Principal FRENCH HORN Annie Nirgenau, Avery Pena, Elsie Kaye Reeves, Eloise Remillard, Charlotte Scott Jill McJunkin Maria D'Ambrosio Athena Carson Elizabeth Schmidt Arabian Coffee Frances Cole and Thomas Maggiore Russian Principal Aspen Edelen VIOLA TRUMPET Russian Corps Ellie Chu, Lexi Donald, Alese Ewen Fox, Chapin Graham, Cesilia Mills, Mary Landeen, Principal Jerry Makeever Kassiani McFarland, Claire Murphy, Bria O’Connell, Naya Talarico Kristina Otfinoski Dan Wood CELLO TROMBONE WALTZ OF THE FLOWERS Chandra Lind Jeannie Little Clara Maya Merante David Heinzen Nutcracker Renato Lucena PERCUSSION Dewdrops Frances Cole and Marisa Spady BASS Kristofer Olsen William Scott Stebbins Waltz of the Flowers Corps Logan Barker, Emily Fitzpatrick, Hannah Gibson, TIMPANI Sophia Hallengrogg, Gloria Hofstad, Dulcinéa Johnston (12/4 evening)/Kiera Thompson FLUTE Jeff Vick (12/4 matinee & 12/5), Katherine Neubauer, Sophia Parker, Emmie Shockley, Luna Walton Sue Makeever KEYBOARD Sugar Plum Lesley Rausch *courtesy of Pacific Northwest Ballet FLUTE/PICCOLO Laurel Yost Cavalier Dylan Wald *courtesy of Pacific Northwest Ballet Megan Makeever Ali Choreography by George Balanchine © The George Balanchine Trust HARP OBOE/ENGLISH HORN Angela Espinosa Sandy Stimson
GUEST Artists LESLEY RAUSCH DYLAN WALD Photo: Lindsay Thomas Photo: Lindsay Thomas Lesley Rausch is from Annabelle Lopez Ochoa’s Cylindrical Shadows), Dylan Wald is Northwest Ballet as an apprentice in 2014 and Columbus, Ohio. She Nevada Ballet Theatre (Titania in George from Minneapolis, was promoted to corps de ballet in 2015, soloist studied with Shir Lee Balanchine’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream), Minnesota. He studied in 2019, and principal in 2020. Wu at Columbus Youth and Ballet Hawaii (Dark Angel in George at Minnesota Dance In 2017, Mr. Wald participated in the Ballet and also trained at Balanchine’s Serenade, Snow Queen, Dewdrop Theatre & the Dance Nederlands Dans Theater Summer Intensive. Pacific Northwest Ballet Fairy, and Hi'iaka in Septime Webre’s Institute and Pacific In 2019, he performed with Seattle Dance School. Ms. Rausch Nutcracker, and in Robert Barnette’s Reflections). Northwest Ballet Collective. He has also performed as a guest joined Pacific Northwest Ballet as member of In addition to her performing career, Ms. School. He attended summer courses at Pacific artist with Ballet Hawaii, Ballet Sun Valley, the corps de ballet in 2001. She was promoted Rausch has been a guest teacher at Ballet Northwest Ballet, the School of American Chautauqua Dance Institution, Jacobs Pillow to soloist in 2007 and principal in 2011. Hawaii, Evergreen City Ballet, New American Ballet, The Juilliard School, and Hubbard Dance Festival and Lafayette Ballet Theater. Ms. Rausch has performed as a guest artist Youth Ballet, and Punahou Dance School. Street Dance Chicago. Mr. Wald joined Pacific with Chicago Dancing Festival (Robbins’ She also is on the faculty of Pacific Northwest Afternoon of a Faun), Lafayette Ballet Theatre Ballet School. (Snow pas de deux and Sugar Plum Fairy Ms. Rausch is a certified instructor of Stott in The Nutcracker), Nantucket Atheneum Pilates, Madeline Black Series One, and Tai Ji Dance Festival (Balcony pas de deux from Quan Moving for Better Balance. Jean-Christophe Maillot’s Roméo et Juliette and Photo: Angela Sterling Photo: Lindsay Thomas
GUEST Artists LEE MILLS SOREN KISIEL RENATO LUCENA Associate Conductor of Through his project Vibe Sinfônica, initiated This is Soren’s 24th Renato Lucena began the Seattle Symphony in 2018 in partnership with nightlife producer year as Drosselmeyer! dancing as a teenager and winner of the Solti The Week Group in São Paulo, he has No one ever tells him in his hometown Foundation U.S. Career brought classical music to thousands of new he looks too young of Belém, Pará, at Assistance Award in listeners through performances in contrarian for the part anymore. the mouth of the 2014, 2017, 2019, and settings. In their inaugural performance, Soren is the co-author Amazon River in 2020, Lee Mills is Vibe Sinfônica performed music of Vivaldi at and co-director of the north of Brazil. internationally recognized as a passionate, The Week Group's 14th anniversary in São Broad Comedy, an all-women sketch comedy After studying at Ballare Ballet School, he multifaceted, and energetic conductor. In his Paulo, playing to a crowd of over 10,000 EDM and political satire troupe written with his wife, entered into the Brazilian Ballet Company previous position as Resident Conductor of fans and opening for DJ Offer Nissim. The comedian Katie Goodman. Broad Comedy, (Companhia Brasileira de Ballet), a premiere the Brazilian Symphony Orchestra, he led growing project also featured in a video clip of in addition to being a Bozeman hometown trainee company based in Rio de Janeiro, performances hailed as having a “sonority of Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake to commemorate the favorite, was named a Time Out New York Brazil. In his time with the CBB, Renato unequalled liveliness and quality,” working 15th anniversary of the nightlife producer. Critics’ Pick for their Off-Broadway run at danced in productions of Swan Lake, The alongside such artists as Simone Porter, At the invitation of Baltimore Symphony New York City's SoHo Playhouse, after sold- Nutcracker, Walpurgis Night, and Giselle. He also Conrad Tao, Eliane Coelho, and the Smetana Orchestra Music Director Marin Alsop, out houses in runs at Boston’s Stuart Street performed as a guest soloist with the Brazilian Trio. he received the prestigious BSO-Peabody Playhouse and at the Acme Comedy Theatre Symphony Orchestra, performing pas-de-six In addition to his work with the Brazilian Institute Conducting Fellowship in 2011. in West Hollywood, and being featured on to Johann Strauss’s Wine Women and Song for Symphony Orchestra and the Seattle Under the tutelage of Gustav Meier and Showtime’s The Green Room. Soren is also the the orchestra’s New Year’s Gala. In the United Symphony, he has also led concerts with Marin Alsop, Mr. Mills received his Graduate author of the children’s books The Night Our States, Renato has attended several summer the National Symphony Orchestra (USA), Performance Diploma and Artist’s Diploma Parents Went Out and Once Upon a Tree, and is intensive programs, including the American the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the São in Orchestral Conducting at the Peabody currently developing an animated TV project Academy of Ballet, the Joffrey Academy, and Paulo State Symphony Orchestra, the Saint Institute. He was a conducting fellow at the with rock legend Pat Benatar, and working on Festival Ballet Providence. Louis Symphony Orchestra, the Milwaukee American Academy of Conducting at Aspen his first novel. And look for his modern and Symphony Orchestra, the Rochester during the summers of 2012 and 2013, riotous adaptation of Gilbert & Sullivan’s The Philharmonic, and the Baltimore Symphony working closely with Robert Spano, Hugh Mikado, commissioned by Intermountain Orchestra. In 2014, Lee was the Assistant Wolff, and Larry Rachleff. Mr. Mills graduated Opera Bozeman, coming to The Ellen in Conductor to David Robertson for Carnegie cum laude from Whitman College, where he February! Soren has a second-degree blackbelt Hall's National Youth Orchestra of the USA. began his conducting studies with Robert Bode. in taekwondo, and is ordained in the Plum Village Zen Buddhist tradition, which means The League of American Orchestras selected he could kick your butt if he wasn’t so darned Lee for the 2018 Bruno Walter National peaceful. www.sorenkisiel.com Conductors Preview where he conducted the Nashville Symphony Orchestra, and in 2017, Lee was selected as a semifinalist in both the International Conducting Competition Sir Georg Solti and the Opera Royal de Wallonie- Liege International Opera Conducting Competition. In addition, he conducted alongside Maestro David Robertson in the highly acclaimed U.S. Premiere of John Cage’s Thirty Pieces for Five Orchestras with the Saint Louis Symphony.
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DISCOVER Dance ADAPTIVE Dance Through its Discover Dance program, MBC seeks to engage with children before, during and MBC’s Adaptive Dance Program (ADP) is designed to provide creative movement and after the experience of live performance excerpts through collaboration with teaching experts in introductory ballet instruction for children with Down syndrome. Classes are taught by Montana the classroom. Pre-performance classroom work accompanied by our Teacher’s Guide aligned to Ballet Company Faculty in conjunction with Board Certified Physical Therapists and experienced the ELA common core standards, is followed by experiential time in the theater where children live musicians. In a nurturing, structured environment, students have the opportunity to master and teachers watch vignettes from the full ballet accompanied by live music, join in interactive movements specifically tailored to their abilities, thereby enhancing confidence and self-esteem. It discussions and creative movement exercises and are invited to explore the performance space. is our goal that each student has an empowering mastery experience. Following the trip to the theater, teachers help students create artwork, poetry and other reflective work to help integrate the live arts experience. Generously underwritten by: BUBBA’S FAMILY CHARITABLE FUND Generously supported by: D.R.E.A.M. Kindly supported by: PHYSICAL THER APIST: KELSEY WADSWORTH SHARE THE Dance PERCUSSIONIST: KRISTOFER OLSEN Moves MBC’s community engagement program, Share the Dance, provides Gallatin Valley’s arts patrons a unique giving opportunity. Through Share the Dance, generous donors sponsor admission tickets for special groups to attend one of our performances. This offers audiences, who otherwise might MBC not be able to attend, the opportunity to experience a magical performance of classical ballet. We kindly thank the following donor for supporting this important program: MBC MOVES is a Dance Residency program whose goal is to provide consistent dance education to elementary school children and non-profits that serve children across our community. MOVES serves as a complementary element to Music and HE lessons and is available as in-person, in-the- classroom education, live and interactive virtual programming, accessible recorded lessons, or a combination of all three. In-person learning involves MBC Faculty visiting the classrooms and/or gymnasiums to work with Dinner each class. Virtual learning provides students access to a livestream “class” with Faculty teaching SHARE THE DANCE & remotely from the MBC studios at a given time. In addition, “MBC Minute” Brain Breaks provide pre-recorded 10-15 minute activities that can be accessed via links to provide a movement break at any point throughout the school day or to get kids moving at home. Our Share the Dance & Dinner program was created to support those in our community MBC MOVES is multi-disciplinary in nature with a focus on health and the correlation between experiencing food insecurity. Through partnerships with local nonprofits working tirelessly to wellness and exercise. MBC partners with Nutritionists, Mental Health experts, Physical Therapists gather and distribute food to those in need, MBC dancers and staff assist with food drives, packing and other professionals to provide children a holistic and well-rounded experience. food and groceries, and making deliveries. To enrich the experience, Company dancers share our art form and perform for appreciative audiences at special delivery sites.
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