Young dancers as Mother Ginger
Posted 29 November 2002 - 07:52 AM
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Posted 29 November 2002 - 07:25 PM
I don't remeber Hanna being cast as the Cavalier-isn't Orza is the only corps member to be the Cavalier in recent years?
I would think casting is partially dependant on how the roles are being distibuted this year, partially on height, and partially on ability to walk on stilts (great dance skills do not necessarily translate to good stilt skills!).
It's not such a bad deal anyway, because it's considered a "hazardous" (or whatever the contractual term is) role, so the dancer gets paid at a higher rate for each performance and rehearsal.
Actually, I think the more interesting choice is Adam Hendrickson as Drosselmeier.
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