Angelina Ballerina The Musical


Angelina Ballerina The Musical

  • Book & Lyrics Susan DiLallo
  • Music Ben Morss
  • Director/Choreographer Sam Viverito
  • Set Designer Kyle Dixon
  • Costume Designer Amanda Jenks
  • Costume Assistant Holly McCaffrey
  • Lighting Designer Aaron Bowersox
  • Musical Director Emily Croome
  • Stage Manager Ericka Conklin
  • Production Stage Manager Frances Hughes


In Angelina Ballerina The Musical, Angelina and her friends, Alice, Gracie, AZ, Viki and even their teacher, Ms. Mimi, are all aflutter because a special guest is coming to visit Camembert Academy! Angelina and her friends will perform all types of dance, including hip-hop, modern dance, the Irish jig and of course, ballet and they are excited to show off their skills to their famous visitor. Angelina is the most excited of all, but will she get the starring moment she hopes for? Based on the CG-animated series, "Angelina Ballerina The Next Steps," Angelina Ballerina The Musical is a family-friendly show that will have the entire audience dancing in the aisles.



Zachary Decker (Dad) couldn't be more excited to be joining Vital Theatre for their production of Angelina Ballerina! Originally from Island Lake, IL, Zachary has his B.F.A. in Musical Theatre from Drake University. Most recent theatrical credits include: International tour of Berenstain Bears Live (Papa Bear), A Midsummer Night's Dream (Bottom), and The Wild Party (Eddie). Thanks so much to Holly and Vital Theatre Company for this opportunity, and to his friends and family for their love and support.

Alison Bagli (Gracie) is thrilled to be prancing onstage this fall at Vital Theatre Company! Previous credits include Anna in the original cast of Frozen: A Musical Spectacular on Disney Cruise Line, Ariel in The Little Mermaid at Cabrillo Music Theatre and The Palace Theatre, Sue Snell in Carrie: The Musical, and Wendy Darling in Peter Pan. She holds her BFA from University of Cincinnati (CCM). Big thanks to Holly and Vital Theatre! For Donna “Good Enough” Detiya.

Christopher Quinn (A.Z. Mouse) is thrilled to be joining the cast of Angelina Ballerina! Christopher has his B.F.A from University at Buffalo in Musical Theater and since graduating has relocated to New York. Other credits include Disney Cruise Lines and A Christmas Carol at La Comedia. A big thank you to all his friends and family for all the love and support! @cjquinn61

Carin Lagerberg (Mimi) originally from Knoxville, TN, is excited to make her Vital Theatre debut! She holds a B.F.A. from Samford University in Birmingham, AL and is now based in New York City. Recent reginal credits include: Mary Poppins (Mary), Show Boat (Magnolia), Grease (Frenchy), My Fair Lady, White Christmas, and The Producers. Carin has also had lots of practice being a “Miss Mimi” in real life, teaching ballet, musical theatre, yoga, and hip-hop to pre-schoolers all over NYC! Love to Mom for your endless support!

Hannah Mount (Angelina) Mount is thrilled to be making her Vital Theatre Company debut as Angelina Ballerina! Originally from Irmo, South Carolina, Hannah holds her B.F.A. in Musical Theatre from Molloy College and CAP 21 Musical Theatre Conservatory. She recently made her solo debut in the 30th "54 Sings Broadway's Greatest Hits!" at Feinstein's/54 Below and appeared in "Broadway Rising Stars" at The Town Hall. Favorite credits include Carrie the Musical (Carrie White), Seussical (Mayzie La Bird), Pippin (Leading Player), Legally Blonde (Elle Woods), and The Nightman Cometh (The Waitress).

Emma Copp (Alice) As a child in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Emma dreamed of being a cowgirl ballerina--she would like to thank Vital Theatre's Angelina Ballerina for bringing her one step closer to this goal. Past Vital credits include Pinkalicious and Flight School, and favorite educational credits include Spelling Bee and Spring Awakening. Much love and gratitude to her family and friends!

Katelin Coursey (Viki) is so excited to be a part of Vital Theatre Company’s production of Angelina Ballerina The Musical! Regionally, some of her favorite credits include Peter and the Starcactcher (Molly), Mamma Mia (Lisa), 9 to 5: The Musical (Kathy), and Rock of Ages (Female Swing). Katelin is a proud graduate of Southern Illinois University where she earned her B.F.A. in Musical Theatre. Many thanks to Holly and Vital Theatre Company for this wonderful opportunity, and to her family and friends for their constant love and support! Enjoy the show!

Anna Novak (Serena) is thrilled to be joining the Vital Theatre Company in their production of Angelina Ballerina. Her most recent regional credits include Phantom (Fireside Theatre) and Sense and Sensibility (Guthrie Theater). She grew up dancing with Minnesota Dance Theatre as well as performing with the company, in addition to attending summer intensives at American Ballet Theatre and Kaastbaan Ballet. Much love to Mom and Dad!


Susan DiLallo (Book & Lyrics) s the recipient of the coveted Kleban Award. Her libretto for an original musical comedy, Iron Curtain, earned her a Jonathan Larson Award, and was further developed during a residency at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center. Her book and lyrics to another musical, Once Upon a Time in New Jersey, won both a Richard Rodgers Award and The Global Search for New Musicals Competition, Cardiff. Other credits include: libretto for Fancy (a country musical based on the Reba McEntire song); the Mattel/Clear Channel production of Barbie Live! In Fairytopia (book, lyrics); That’s Life (Outer Critics Circle nominee); Fancy Nancy (book and lyrics), Pinocchio, a Musical about Adoption (winner, KIDDstuff new play competition); and the revised libretto for the classic A Tree Grows in Brooklyn. Member: ASCAP, The Dramatists Guild.

Ben Morss (Music) earned his doctorate in music from the University of California at Davis. He has also played piano and arranged for platinum-selling bands such as Cake and Wheatus, and his playing was used in the films Sidewalks of New York and L.I.E. His indie pop band, Onward Chariots, toured Europe twice and placed a song on international television. Ben is an alumnus of the BMI Musical Theater Workshop. He arranged the music for the stage version of Trey Parker's Cannibal! The Musical and created music for Anansi the Story King at Georgetown University. His two children's musicals, Pop Star and Cinderella's Mice, are published by Samuel French. His new indie rock band, Ancient Babies, has released two albums on Mint 400 Records.

Sam Viverito (Director/Choreographer) has directed and choreographed internationally in such diverse places as, South Korea (Hairspray, Bat Boy, Disney’s Hunchback Of Notre Dame, King & I, Quiz Show and the 1st American company of A Chorus Line), Canada (A Touch Of Broadway, Angelina Ballerina, Garden Brother’s Circus) Malaysia and Japan, (Charles Bach’s Wonder) England (Brighton Cares). New York audiences has seen his work in Cut The Ribbons, (starring Donna McKechnie, Georgia Engel and Barbara Feldon) Duplex, Bag Fulla Money, Angelina Ballerina, Angelina Ballerina The Very Merry Holiday Musical, and Fancy Nancy) He has directed and choreographed National tours of A Chorus Line, Man Of Lamancha, Angelina Ballerina, Fancy Nancy and Gypsy. His work regionally includes: La Cage Aux Folles, Funny Girl, Sweet Charity, Annie, 42nd Street, Evita, Buddy, Broadway Bound, Opa!, Corps Of Discovery, and for the last 21 years, the Shoji Tabuchi Show, in Branson, MO. His company, VIVO, Inc is now involved with developing original works

Kyle Dixon (Set Designer) A Kentucky native and graduate of Morehead State University, Kyle Dixon has been a freelance scenic artist/designer in New York for over eight years. From stage to showrooms, he has worked across Manhattan, as well at various theatres in the Southeast. Recent favorite designs include Angelina Ballerina, The Musical (Off-Broadway, Toronto, Nation Tour), Growing Up 70's, starring Barry Williams, a.k.a. Greg Brady (Off-Broadway), Aspern Papers (Off-Broadway), South Pacific, Shakespeare and Love (directed by Jane McCullough) The Crucible, Zombie Prom, Twelfth Night, and Bat Boy. His scenic artwork may be seen across the country, from the stage of The Lost Colony on Roanoke Island, NC to the Bellagio Conservatory in Las Vegas.

Amanda Jenks (Costume Designer) s an NYIT-Award nominated freelance costume designer for theatre, film, television, and dance based in New York City and a graduate of NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. Currently, she is the assistant costume designer for the Bob Crowley-designed musical An American in Paris currently nominated for 12 Tony's including Outstanding Costume Design of a Musical now running at Broadway's Palace Theater after it's sold-out run at the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris. She's also an assistant costume designer on the School of Rock (costume design by Anna Louizos).

Holly McCaffrey (Costume Assistant ) is delighted to be working with Vital Theatre Company again. She has previously assisted on Kid Frankenstein (2017), Wizard of Oz (2017), and the Vital tours of Pinkalicious (2017) and Flight School (2017). Holly has also worked with the Costume Design teams for the An American In Paris 1st National Tour and the School Of Rock 1st National Tour. She was also the Assistant Costumer for the Mint Theater Company's production of Hindle Wakes (2017). Holly has had the pleasure to stitch for Les Miserables North American Tour (2017), From Here to Eternity (2017) at Ogunquit Playhouse, and Jersey Boys (2017) at New World Stages. She would like to thank her family and friends and everyone at Vital Theatre Company.

Aaron Bowersox (Lighting Designer) is a Pennsylvania native and graduate from Indiana University with his Masters’ in Lighting Design. He currently resides in New York City where he works as a freelance lighting designer and photographer. He is excited to join Vital Theatre for Angelina Ballerina The Musical. His most recent Lighting Designs include Chicago, Tuck Everlasting, La Cage Aux Folles, Spring Awakening, Sweeney Todd, Sweet Charity, and The Mystery of Edwin Drood.

Emily Croome (Musical Director)

Ericka Conklin (Stage Manager)

Frances Hughes (Production Stage Manager)


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