In the Hungarian production of BETM, all the major adult and child roles were double or triple cast, and they performed on a rotating basis. Some of the most popular stage actors in Hungary performed in the production.
In addition to the actors listed in the charts below, 29 girls aged 9 to 12 also featured as the ballet girls in the production, though their names are not available. The show also included some of the soloists of the Hungarian National Ballet, the dance ensemble and the orchestra of the production, as well as the Chorus and the Children’s Choir of the Hungarian State Opera.
Leading the cast of the fourth season of BETM as Billy Elliot were Levente Puczkó-Smith, Dávid Halász and Torda Vass.
Swan Lake Dancers
In the Budapest production of BETM there was a Swan Lake sequence that appeared as an extension of the Dream Ballet dance. Some dancers were used just for this section. Their roles and names are listed below.
Credit: Photo by Pályi Zsófia
Note: Production photos on this page are by Mary Burit