The Nutcracker A Tale from the Bayou (Sunday performances)

december, 2019

15dec2:00 pmThe Nutcracker A Tale from the Bayou (Sunday performances)A holiday classic

Event Details

The Nutcracker, A Tale from the Bayou


December 14th, 2019, 2:00 and 6:00pm

December 15th, 2019, 2:00 and 6:00 pm

Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre’s holiday classic returns to its realm on the stage of the Raising Cane’s River Center Arena.  Bringing together internationally acclaimed guest artists, local children, professional and pre-professional performers, and the Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra, The Nutcracker, A Tale from the Bayou, is sure to delight audiences with its lavish choreography and costumes and creative new twists.   



Become a Ballet VIP Member at the “corps de ballet” level or above and get access to the best seats in the house!


Small clutch purses with strap 4.5″ x 6.5″ will be allowed into the venue but otherwise only clear bags not too exceed 12″ x 6″ x 12″ are allowed.


Purchase tickets:

  • Online at Ticketmaster*

  • Over the phone at 225.766.8379

  • In person at the Raising Cane’s River Center box office

No photography, video, tablet or cell phone usage allowed in the theatre during the performance.

2019 Cast MembersClara: Mia Barfield, Victoria Sharp. Parrain/ Drosselmeyer: Leonard Augustus, Jr. Mr. Stahlbaum: Brad Blanchard. Mrs. Stahlbaum: Melanie Couvillon. Grandfather: Adrian Moore, Jr. Grandmother: Dianne Lindsay, Guests: Melanie Anderson, Tim Callais, Larkin Harris, Katherine Landry, Aimee Russo-Mounger, Jonathan Taylor, Wayne Talbot, Yolunda Taylor.  Maid: Molly Beth Blanchard. Butler: Tristan Sholar. Fritz: Max Tsolakis. Children: Gabriela Bautista, Amelia Brown, Kelley Comeaux, Caleb Connor, Angelle Higgins, Mason Harris, Carsyn Jeffers, Max Johnston, Vivienne Leachman, Vivienne LeBlanc, Evan Loftin, Demi Morgan, Alex Ours, Forest Raetzsch, Peyton Thornton, Oscar Worrell. Dolls: Sarah Burke, Adrienne Simmons. Bear: Allison Oubre. Mouse King: Ketreon Butler. The Nutcracker: Marlon Grigsby. Mice: Bella Jay Bickley, Eliza Bodin, Ella Farmer, Domenica Giaime, Anna Klink, Lilly Mann, Guidry Manné, Phoebe Martin, Cecilia Rumfola, Agatha Schellack, Felton Thornton, Jr., De’Laycia Williams, Kason Bordelon, Savannah Connolly, Caidyn Moses. Soldiers: Claire Connor, Calla Graves, Noah Hawkins, Jalan Lang, Bryan Lee, Addie Louviere, Audrey Ours, Hailey Parker, Sophia St. Martin, Kaylin Taffaro. Snow Queen and King: Casey Dalton and Domenico Luciano. Snow Soloists: Celia Fishbein, Caroline Petty. Snow: Charlotte Balart, Anna Baumgartner, Vivian Dille, Carolyn Herman, Elise Jurkovic, Ashlyn Lee, Abigail Melancon, Anna White, Hanna Ray, Lydia Soileau.  Angels: Lila Grace Badeaux, Nya Brazier, Kate Harris Regan Scoby, Rylie Scoby, Simone Sharp, Rachel Stanger, Wilhelmina Wilson.  Cherubs: Eden Bordelon, Kathryn Carby, Vivian Driscoll, Lilly Gaspard, Ahna Marie Higdon, Gemma Jones, Kya Marks, Gwendolyn McDermott, Alexandria Messer, Bailey Minson, Elia Nassif, Jane Rispone, Mary Kyle Ruckert, Anna Saab, Elinoah Schellack, Lillian Stokes, Madison Crothers, Aja Douglas, Yolana Folly, Hailey Hurst, Madison Mann, Milan McKenzie, Ella Nugent, Zoey Pearson, Shiloh Wells, Kylie Williams. Sugar Plum Fairy Attendants: Charlotte Balart, Anna Baumgartner, Ty’Juan Bovie, Rashawn Bowie, Noah Hawkins, Lena Laroussi, Bryan Lee, Abigail Melancon.   Head Chef: Ketreon Butler. Sous Chef: Marc Acosta, Jr., Alec Liang. Cooks: Chelsea Bellony–Ho-A-Sim, Camille Coco, Samantha Goar, Eva Rose Higdon, Mary Kleinpeter, Isabelle Lieux, Gretchen Payne, Campbell Scott, Emory Sizemore, Izzy Stelly, Lillianne Demery,Lilian Murphy, Anyalina Vertigan, E’Niyah Walker, Victoria Watkins.  Pages: Jude Nassif, Colette White, Sara Booty, Charli Xiao.  Spanish (Chocolate): Leah Cox, Riley Richard.  Arabian (Coffee): Caroline Petty, Marlon Grigsby.  Chinese (Tea): Sarah Burke, Carolyn Herman, Chloe Higgins, Lydia Soileau.  Russian (Trepak): Yazmin Briggs, Chloe Duplessis, Isabelle McDermott. Lead Marzipan: Adrienne Simmons. Marzipan: Anna Baumgartner, Vivian Dille. Lambs: Evangeline Badon, Jeanne Bosworth, Julia Craven, Madeleine DiPalma, Abigail Foret Emma Goar, Irelynn Harris, Genevieve LeBlanc, Aliyanna Martijn, Alayah McManus, Ava Singleton, Vivian Treloar, Brooke Berry, Nicole Carter, Mia Devillier, Rhys Jantz, Katherine Johnson, Sophie Lyle, Charlotte Sizemore, Anastaja Vertigan, Addison Walsh.  Mother Ginger: Elizabeth Mathews. Bon Bons: Emily Chen, Amelie France, Alexis Ingalls, Melina Jacobsmeyer, Ella Grace Normand, Brynnan Self, Ashley Weems, Alli Welch, Claire Connor, Torrie Hedges, Rebecca Lowe.   Azalea Fairy: Celia Fishbein. Flowers: Charlotte Balart, Leah Cox, Vivian Dille, Elise Jurkovic, Carolyn Herman, Chloe Higgins, Riley Richard, Anna White, Ashlyn Lee.   Finale Flowers:  Charlotte Balart, Elise Jurkovic, Lena Laroussi, Abigail Melancon, Anna White, Maeve Zelden.  Sugar Plum Fairy and her Cavalier:  Casey Dalton and Domenico Luciano.


The Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre would like to thank our hotel sponsor for The Nutcracker – A Tale from the Bayou, The Belle of Baton Rouge Casino and Hotel!  Please show them your patronage as a thanks for their generosity.

Raising Cane's River Center Arena275 S. River Road, Baton Rouge


(Sunday) 2:00 pm CST


Raising Cane's River Center Arena

275 S. River Road, Baton Rouge


Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre