Angelina Ballerina The Musical

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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
  • Casting Director Holly Buczek
  • Stage Manager Ericka Conklin
  • Stage Manager Hannah Delmore
  • Stage Manager Zackry Childers

ABOUT THE SHOW

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.

PHOTOS

CAST

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). www.hannahmount.online

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! www.anna-novak.com

David Dines (AZ Mouse) is so excited to be making his Vital Theatre Company and NYC Debut! Originally from Massachusetts, David is a recent graduate of Wagner Collage and is now based here in New York City. Recent Credits: La Cage Aux Folles (Virginia Musical Theatre), Thoroughly Modern Millie, Legally Blonde and West Side Story (Thingamajig Theatre Company), The Music Man (Derby Dinner Playhouse) and La Cage Aux Folles (Axelrod Performing Arts Center). A huge thank you to Mom, Dad, Jared, his roommates, HDB Casting and the whole team at Vital! www.davidpdines.com

Meghan Ginley (Miss Mimi) Meghan is tickled pink to return to Angelina Ballerina, the Musical! Meghan also appeared Pinkalicious in (off-Broadway and National Tour) and Fashion Academy (off-Broadway) with Vital Theatre Company. Meghan is originally from Pittsburgh, PA where she attended Point Park University and earned a BFA in Acting/Musical Theater. Meghans recent credits include Cordelia in King Lear with UP Theater Company and a series regular on WINK, a web series now streaming online. www.meghanginley.com

Sierra Key (Alice) is thrilled to be making her Vital Theatre Company and NYC debut in the Angelina Ballerina Holiday Show. Originally from Mooresville, North Carolina, Sierra holds her B.A in Theatre with a MT Concentration from Dean College. Favorite credits include Legally Blonde (Elle Woods), Into the Woods (Little Red), The East (Elise), Hair (Crissy), Bye Bye Birdie (Ursula), and Follow My Light: Concert Edition (Soloist). Sierra thanks her friends and family for their love and support. @sierrakey

Rachel Peterson (Gracie) Rachel is excited to be back at Vital where she made her professional debut as Twinkle in the original cast of Twinkle Tames A Dragon! She just returned from Tokyo where she was a singer in Broadway Christmas Wonderland at the Tokyu Theatre Orb. Other credits include being a Mainstage Singer for Disney Cruise Line and playing Slue Foot Sue at The Diamond Horseshoe in Tokyo Disneyland. She received her BFA in Theatre Performance from Baylor University and attended CAP21 Conservatory. Big thanks to Vital, Avalon Artists and her amazing parents! IG: @therachelp https://www.rachelpeterson.net

Elizabeth Bays (Viki) is jazzed to be returning to the lovely world of Angelina Ballerina as Viki. She previously played Alice in the national tour of Angelina Ballerina. Other theatre credits include The Tower (HERE Arts Center), Photoluminescence (Hudson Guild Theatre), Persephone (NY Fringe Festival), Urinetown (Adirondack Lake Theatre Festival.) Film credits include Surprise! (short) and Where's Billy (short), both are a part of a series of period piece films she is creating called Bitsy's Bits. Training- William Esper Studio. www.Elizabeth-Bays.com

Bobby Eddy (Dad) is proud to be joining Vital Theatre Company in their production of Angelina Ballerina The Musical! Bobby is a recent graduate from the Department of Theatre Arts at the University of Miami. He most recently appeared in Blind Mouth Singing, directed by Nilo Cruz, and at Empire Stage, where he originated the role of Norman in Aunt Jack. He can also currently be seen in The Imbible: Day Drinking at New World Stages. @bobbyheddy

CREATIVES

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. www.kyledixondesigns.com

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). www.amandajenks.com www.amandajenks.com

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. www.aaronbowersoxdesigns.com

Holly Buczek (Casting Director) For Vital Theatre, Holly has cast Pinkalicious The Musical, Fancy Nancy, Angelina Ballerina The Musical, StinkyKids (2012 Off-Broadway Alliance Winner for Best Family Show) and others. Current and recent projects include: Annie - National Tour 2014/15, 50 Shades, The Original Parody off Broadway and Touring Companies, Til Divorce Do Us Part off Broadway, Deathtrap and Vanya & Sonia & Masha & Spike at The John W. Engeman Theatre, Caroline or Change for Cyranos Theatre in Alaska, The Independents for Fringe 2012 (winner Best-of-the Fest), Wearing Black for the Frigid Festival, iLLA, A Hip-Hop Musical, Deployed - The Musical, The Brain That Wouldnt Die In 3D, The Groove Factory and Pirates of Finance for NYMF, and for Bard SummerScape festival, The Ballad of Rom and Julz and Bitter Sweet. Holly also handles the casting for Musicals Tonight!, Berenstain Bears, Live, and past seasons of The Secret Theatre and Millbrook Playhouse Summer Theatre. Films: Naz & Maalik, Diva and Symposium. Web: Commercials for Intel and Lipton. For more information on Holly visit www.hdbcasting.com

Ericka Conklin (Stage Manager) is excited to be back out on tour with Vital Theatre Company. Currently she is also an Assistant Stage Manager at The Imbible: A Spirited History of Drinking (New World Stages). Past credits include The Other Day (14th St Y), An Act of God, Savannah Sipping Society (Millbrook Playhouse) J.B. (Messiah College) and The 72 Billionaire's Festival of New Works (Goldsmiths University of London)

Hannah Delmore (Stage Manager)

Zackry Childers (Stage Manager)

ANGELINA BALLERINA THE MUSICAL ON TOUR

 
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