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WHO'S WHO IN THE CAST

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was last seen in the Radio City Christmas Spectacular and has appeared in various productions with Disney. Much love to family and M. Lewis.

DARRELL GRAND MOULTRIE (Swing) graduated from LaGuardia H.S. of the Performing Arts and is a 2000 graduate of Juilliard. Many thanks to the Harbor Conservatory for the Performing Arts for all the love and support.

PHINEAS NEWBORN III (Ensemble/Mereb Understudy). Credits include Ragtime, Cats, Phantom and Pippin as well as numerous TV and film appearances. He teaches dance and has choreographed for Seal, Gladys Knight and Lenny Kravitz. Thanks to my family. These performances are dedicated to my Dad, Phineas Newborn Jr.

MELODYE PERRY (Swing/Nehebka/Aida Understudy). Broadway debut. Musical theater debut: Leader of the Pack, playing the role originated on Broadway by her aunt, recording star Darlene Love. Television: too many to list. Melodye thanks God, her family, friends and her agents at the Bobby Ball Agency in Los Angeles for their love and support.

JODY RIPPLINGER (Ensemble/Dance Captain). Last seen on Broadway in Dream. Other favorite credits: The Who's Tommy and Joseph... with Donny Osmond (cast album). Most recently she was assistant choreographer on the national tour and PBS production of Spirit.

RAYMOND RODRIGUEZ (Ensemble/Amonasro Understudy/Zoser Understudy/Fight Captain). Broadway: Kiss of the Spider Woman, The Capeman. National tours: Beauty and the Beast, Music of the Night. Films: For the Boys, Blue in the Face. TV: "N.Y. Undercover," "The Guiding Light." Thank you, God.

SOLANGE SANDY (Ensemble) began her dance training at the Caribbean School of Dancing in Trinidad. She joined Ailey II, after receiving a B.F.A. degree in dance from the Juilliard School, and danced with the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre for six years. She is a current member of Complexions, a Concept in Dance, and is honored to be making her Broadway debut in Aida. She thanks her family for their profound love and support.

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MICHAEL SERAPIGLIA (Ensemble). Broadway: Annie Get Your Gun. I started with Disney, it's great to be back. Thanks to my family. E. A. I'm nothing without you! Peace.

ENDALYN TAYLOR-SHELLMAN (Swing/Nehebka Understudy) proudly co-owns Shellman Dance Academy in Teaneck, NJ with her husband; was with Dance Theatre of Harlem; an original Broadway cast member of Carousel and The Lion King. Has done television and film including Center Stage.

SAMUEL N. THIAM (Ensemble) is proud to be making his Broadway debut in Aida. He was born and raised in Paris, France. His most recent project was the Off-Broadway hit De La Guarda. J'embrasse ma famille et mes amis.

SCHELE WILLIAMS (Ensemble/Aida Understudy). Broadway: Rent. National/International tours: Rent, The Who's Tommy, Porgy and Bess, 42nd Street. Choreography credits: Production Dance Supervisor of Rent, U.S., Toronto. Choreographer for the Japanese and German productions. Many thanks to Mom and Dad, family, teachers, and friends for their love and support and God of many blessings. 

NATALIA ZISA (Ensemble). A native of Argentina, she has worked with Franco Zefferelli, La Joven Guardia De Cuba, Ballet Hispanico of New York, Metropolitan Opera Ballet. Lead guest on a Spanish album, released in September 1999 in Spain and Latin America.

ELTON JOHN (Music). With 32 gold and 21 platinum albums, 29 consecutive Top 40 Hits, innumerable Grammy Awards, and over 60,000,000 records sold in the United States, Elton John is one of the top selling solo artists of all time. Elton John received his first Tony Award [[registered symbol]] for Aida. In the early 1990s, Elton John embarked on a songwriting collaboration with lyricist Tim Rice, resulting in the soundtrack to the Walt Disney Pictures smash hit The Lion King. The album produced two top selling, award-winning singles for Elton, "Can You Feel the Love Tonight" and "Circle of Life." In 1997, The Lion King was presented on Broadway, receiving six Tony [[registered symbol]] Awards, including Best Musical, and in 1999, a Grammy [[registered symbol]] for the Best Musical Show Album. Elton John and Tim Rice have reunited for the score of Dreamworks' animated motion picture, The Road to El Dorado. Apart from his musical projects, Elton John continues to be personally involved in the 
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