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The mission of Mélange Dance Company of Jackson County, Mississippi is to provide focused training and education in the art of dance. Our goal is to enrich the cultural landscape of our community through outreach programs and presentation of quality performances.

Nutcracker Cast 2024

Non Company


Village Teenagers-

  1. Madison Larsen

  2. Riley Burns

  3. Addi Pace

  4. Gracelynn Freeman


Village Girls-

  1. Lennon McWhorter

  2. Fallon Jordan

  3. Emma Grace Freridge

  4. Lila Larsen

  5. Sadie Randall

  6. Ann Banahan

  7. Josephine Foots

  8. Olivia Hollis

  9. Tiana Welch

  10. Amelia Kate Smith

  11. Lailani Rodriguez


Village Boys-

  1. Elizabeth Larocca

  2. Vivian Avery

  3. Whitlie Hults


First Scene Girls-

  1. Mary Ryan Schnoor

  2. Ella Lawrence

  3. McKinnley Gautier

  4. Emily Pugh

  5. Nydea Brumfield

  6. Laine Lachaussee

  7. Mary Kate Arrington

  8. Abbie Vann


Fritz- Natalee Smoak


First Scene Boys-

  1. Kalia Peyton

  2. Emery Water


First Scene Little Girls-

  1. Sadie Hilsabeck

  2. Lily Madison



  1. McKinnley Gautier

  2. Madison Larsen

  3. Addi Pace

  4. Ella Lawrence




  1. Paisley Farr

  2. Allie Seals



  1. Bryson Hill

  2. Everly Donald



  1. Caroline Robinson

  2. Kinzleigh Allmand



  1. Bowen Mayfield

  2. Taylor Mayfield



  1. Jillian Cowart

  2. Isabella Spiers



  1. Tatum Larsen

  2. McKinley Hollis


Bon Bons-

  1. Kate Martin Battley

  2. Eliza Gordon

  3. Caroline Broun

  4. Halle Poole

  5. Annie Kate Duvall

  6. Hazel Harris

  7. Berkley Naquin

  8. Scarlett Watts

  9. Camilla Taylor

  10. Tinsley Clifton

Thank you to our 2023-24 sponsors!

Baber Strunk Enterprises
Doug Buford and Kathy Graves
Express Employment
Hancock Whitney
Studio of Dance and Gymnastics

Costume Sponsors

Drs. Randy and Tracy Roth


Bryan, Nelson, Schroeder, Castigliola & Banahan, PLLC, Charles & Felicia Busby, Charles Busby for Commissioner, Chevron Refinery, Edd's Drive-In, Fallo Holdings, Jerry and Ann Fortenberry, Johnson Bros Jewelry LLC, Brent & Leslie Lachaussee, John & Terri Lockard, Mr. & Mrs. Matthew Mayfield, 
Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Taylor Furniture, Brian & Jill Waters


Angel Myers McIlrath, District Attorney, Mr. & Mrs. Adam Askew, Aulton Vann Ins. Agency Inc., 
Bordis, Danos, Pierce, PLLC, Dr. & Mrs. Bruner Bosio, Jr., Busby Construction, Richard & Kathy Chenoweth, 
Community Bank, Dixie Glass, Faggard Farms, First Federal Savings & Loan, First Presbyterian Church Pascagoula, Gulf Coast OBGYN, Gulf Islands Dentistry, Jimmy & Jennye Heidelberg, Jackson County Board of Supervisors, Jared & Katrina Ladner, Dr. and Mrs. Samuel B. Mayfield, Susan and David McCormick, 
Mississippi Security Police, PT Pros in Memory of Lee Tingle, Sav Rex Pharmacy, Cara Singley, 
Cathy and John Slater, Sara & Danny Smith, Stewart Plumbing LLC, Johnny & Camille Sykes, 
Dr. & Mrs. Austin Taylor, Drs. John Paul & Jessica Taylor


Mr. & Mrs. James Askew, Mr. & Mrs. John Banahan, Dr. Julius Bosco, Jr., Patti and Craig Christensen, Mike and Bettie Concannon,Dederia Demouey, Mr. and Mrs. Walker Foster, Jr., Dr. & Mrs. Gary Groff, Nancy Howell, Island Winds Title CO., LLC, Randy Kirksey/Coastal Therapy, Rusty & Christine Lachaussee, Catherine Larsen, 
Mr. and Mrs. Taylor McNeel, Melana and Kyle Miller, Hal and Melanie Moore, Steve and Sheila Pennington,  Pam & Weldon Perkins, Mr. & Mrs. Everett Peyton, Fletcher & Connie Songe, Dr. & Mrs. David Spencer,

Paul & Laura Thompson, Turf Masters Lawn Care, Inc, Maggie & Jonathan White, Mr. & Mrs. H.C. Weiss,

Calen & Abby Wills


Elizabeth Benefield, Mary Anne Di Santi, Trudi Dixon, Downtown Jazz Club, Mrs. Kay Doyle, Mr. & Mrs. Pete Faccini, Deborah Frederic, Mrs. Walter Grant, Jr., Sandy Hillman, Joe & Kay Martin, Modern Recoil CPR, Pete and Janet Muncie, Ms. Ashley Nix, Mary Emma and Sarah Peavy, Marsha & Mathew Richards, Betty Ann White, Mr. & Mrs. Randy Zelenka

Clara's Brunch on the Beach Silent Auction Sponsors

Amy Baker, Ann Fallo, Aztecas Restaurant & Cantina, Betty's Bootcamp, Brady's Steaks and Seafood, Coast Aesthetics, Coastal Women's Fitness, Families of Non-Company Dancers, Gilded Gate (Deborah Banahan),  Grand Magnolia Ballroom & Suites, Gulf Coast OBGYN, Gulf Islands Dentistry, Hillyer House,  Hometown Spirit Company LLC, Jamie Cowart, Johnson Brothers Jewelry, Katherine Carpenter, Lee Tracy, Lila Jeans, Love, Ivy, Madison Hill, Melange Board of Directors, Miner's Toy Store, Parish Roux, Pearl by Lela Rose, Posies & Puddles, Pugh's Florist, Rue Ridge Gifts, Sav Rex Pharmacy, Scranton's Restaurant & Catering, Stella Gray, Sweet Confections, Tay's Barbeque, The Bay Collection, The Blind Butcher, The Office Bar & Lounge, The Studio of Dance (Ann Fallo), The W Salon, Todd Bosswell Salon, Wayne Lee's Grocery, White Pelican, Yahoo River Bucks and Ducks

Clara's Brunch on the Beach Event Sponsors

Bozo’s, Kitchen Sisters, Shannon Barlow, Singing River Health System

2023 Raffle Sponsors

Families of Melange Dance Company, Lee Tracy

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