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Now, meet the
incredible cast who will bring the jungle to life!
GRACE SELLINGER was previously seen in The
Jungle Book 2019, this Muhlenberg College graduate also studied in
Britain and South Korea.
CHRISTOPHER POLLAK was previously seen
performing as Hero Boy in The Polar Express (Axelrod) and The
Nutcracker, New York City Ballet.
JAKE WARD was previously seen as Hero
Boy in The Polar Express (Axelrod).
GIANNA CARROLL holds a BFA in dance from
Adelphi University and is a company member at Axelrod Contemporary
LILAKOI GROVER is an apprentice with the
Axelrod Contemporary Ballet Theater and has performed in The Polar
Express, The Nutcracker Rocks, and A Midsummer Night's Dream
ALDIER MONTEIRO* won the Bronze Medal at
the XVIII International Dance Seminar of Brasilia in 2008, was a member
of Miami City Ballet, and joined American Repertory Ballet in
ROLAND JONES* trained at Maryland Youth
Ballet, danced with Richmond Ballet II, and came to American Repertory
Ballet in 2022. Roland Jones appears courtesy of American
Repertory Ballet, Princeton/New Brunswick, NJ.
AVERY SNYDER* is a graduate of the
University of North Carolina School of the Arts and dances with the
American Repertory Ballet (ARB2). Avery Snyder appears courtesy of
American Repertory Ballet, Princeton/New Brunswick, NJ.
SARAH TAKASH is a graduate of the Ailey
School and Fordham University, has studied at Juilliard and ABT, and
performed at Lincoln Center and New York City Center.
JOHN JOHN TARRAYO has performed in So You
Think You Can Dance Season 16, the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade,
and in music videos with The Jonas Brothers, J Balvin, Daddy Yankee,
Natty Natasha, and others.
ARIANNA TZVIKIN is a graduate of Laguardia
High School of Performing Arts and has danced with the Professional
Studies Program at Ballet Hispánico.
LINDA KILPONEN has been a dance teacher
for over 25 years and has performed with the Radio City Rockettes,
Norwegian Cruise Ships, and in The Will Rogers Follies.
KATHLEEN PEARLBERG danced with with New
Jersey Ballet Company for 16 years and in musical theatre productions
at many theatres. She is AXCBT’s ballet mistress.
OLIVIA MIRANDA is a graduate of The Ailey
School and Fordham University and has performed at Lincoln Center, the
Apollo Theater, Dixon Place, and The Tank NYC.
JUAN VIVEROS is a Colombian
contemporary dancer based in New York; they studied with the Limon
Institute and performed extensively in both Colombia and New York
KATHERINE (KATIE) JAFFIE is a graduate of
Adelphi University’s BFA Dance program and has performed with Harbor
Ballet Theatre and Ballet Virite.
* Roland Jones, Avery Snyder, and Aldeir Monteiro appear
as courtesy of American Repertory Ballet
Take your family on an
unforgettable theatrical adventure!
Get tickets now! Eight shows only!February 2-11–
matinee and evening performances available.