Wednesday, January 24, 2024

Student special inside! Meet the cast of "The Jungle Book" -- Opens Feb 2

Reminiscent of The Lion King, this show is a thrilling blend of spectacle, movement, and story!



For a limited time, buy an adult ticket at full price,

and get Student tickets 50% off!



Not valid on previous purchases. Offer ends 1/29/24 at 12 pm EST.



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 Ballet Theatre.  

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 (Puck).

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 2016. 

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 City. 

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.





To Book your group's next performance date, contact

Sherri Ehrlich, Director of Community Engagement & Group Sales, or 732-241-6898



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