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In June of 2015, the Citadel Dance Department presented an all new ballet written and produced by Director of Dance, Lari Lawrence-Gist, entitled “Steamed”. We introduced the audience to the main character, Sansa, who traveled thru time to try to prevent the destruction of the Earth at the hands of corrupt scientists who cared more for their inventions than that of the health and safety of the environment. In this Steampunk version of the classic “Nutcracker”, our heroine continues her journey. Sansa returns home to celebrate the holidays with her friends and family “a long time ago”. The Seer has forseen a great betrayal and comes to warn Sansa, but Sansa banishes her before she can show her the prophesy. The pirates ascend upon her home in the sky (a zeppelin) and a battle ensues. Sansa battles her enemies bravely, but during the action she is knocked unconscious. Her dreams are a Steampunk fantasy where all the characters of “Steamed” appear in extraordinary scenes. When she wakes, she must face the Seer and apologize for not listening before the Seer and her timekeepers send her and her loved ones reeling thru time once more. 

“A Steamed Nutcracker” is open to dancers of ALL ages and abilities. Dancers 5-7 may sign up at Registration. 

There is a $75 fee for this performance to cover costuming and production costs.

This production features a 30 piece professional orchestra.

 

Congratulations Dancers!!

A Steamed Nutcracker 2019

Act One

Sansa: Anya Walls, Rachel Kurland 
Lawton: TJ Nichols, Rowan White
Cora/Pirate Queen: Laura Hall, Stella Rusk
Fiametta: Ellia Kantor, Amelia Lifferth
Brammall: Brayden Lynam, Tony Jordan
Seer: Lari Lawrence-Gist 

Household Staff
Butler: JD Hall
Maids: Maeve Finnigan, Ally Racine, Fiona Rusk

Ornaments
Lily Arnold
Hope Dirnberger
Ella Saige Guthrie-Emerick
Zoe Hume
Madison Jenson
Isabella Lifferth
Marley Momany 
Dylan Rospierski
Ellie Saroni
Violet Seaton
Annabelle Sinnett
Audrey Teeter
Vivian VanHekken
Marley Walters

Envoy: Titan Shaw

Sansa’s Friends (Ball & Battle)
Lola Laurent
Ceili Oliver

Cora’s Friends (Ball) Pirates (Battle)
Lily Conybeare
Hadley House
Ava Neidlinger 
Darby Oliver
Annabelle Shall
Hannah Sorenson 
Mari Stegman 
Avery Valenti 

Seer’s Birds
Genevieve Gatt, Annabelle Holt, Piper Seaton

Cyborgs 
Kimberly Barber
Lily Conybeare 
Laura Hall
Ellia Kantor 
Rachel Kurland 
Lola Laurent 
Brayden Lynam
Paige Mulick
TJ Nichols
Ceili Oliver
Stella Rusk
Mari Stegman 
Anya Walls
Rowan White
Understudy: Tony Jordan

Act Two

Seer
Lari Lawrence-Gist 

Baby Birds
Genevieve Gatt, Annabelle Holt, Piper Seaton
Understudy: Marley Momany

Father Thyme
JD Hall- Matinee
James Leppa- Evening

Paratroopers
Hope Dirnberger
Zoe Hume
Madison Jenson
Isabella Lifferth
Dylan Rospierski
Ellie Saroni
Piper Seaton
Violet Seaton
Annabelle Sinnett
Audrey Teeter
Vivian VanHekken

Fiametta & Brammall
Ellia Kantor & Brayden Lynam-Evening
Amelia Lifferth & Tony Jordan- Matinee

Aviators 
Lily Arnold
Maeve Finnigan 
Genevieve Gatt
Annabelle Holt
Hadley House
Tony Jordan-Evening
Brayden Lynam-Matinee 
Marley Momany-Evening
Ally Racine
Fiona Rusk
Annabelle Shall 
Titan Shaw
Avery Valenti 
Marley Walters-Matinee

Timekeepers 
Matinee- Laura Hall, TJ Nichols, Anya Walls, Ellia Kantor 
Evening- Rachel Kurland, Stella Rusk, Rowan White  Understudies: Lily Conybeare & Lola Laurent 

Sansa & The Pirate Queen
Rachel Kurland & Stella Rusk-Matinee
Anya Walls & Laura Hall-Evening

Three Eyed Ravens, Sansa & Lawton
Kimberly Barber
Lily Conybeare 
Laura Hall
Tony Jordan
Ellia Kantor
Lola Laurent 
Amelia Lifferth
Brayden Lynam 
Ceili Oliver 
Darby Oliver
Ava Neidlinger 
TJ Nichols
Stella Rusk
Hannah Sorenson 
Mari Stegman 
Rowan White
       &
Fledglings
Lily Arnold
Annabelle Holt
Annabelle Shall
Avery Valenti 

Pas de Trois: Sansa, Lawton & The Seer
Rachel Kurland, Rowan White- Matinee 
Anya Walls, TJ Nichols-Evening

 

Performances at the Mendel Center at Lake

Michigan College December 14th 

 

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Rehearsal Schedule