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Luna in Christmas Land

A New Christmas Musical written, directed, choreographed by the Faculty at LAAPA

Luna in Christmas Land

The faculty at LAAPA are proud to showcase our original Christmas production for 2021! Our student dancers, actors, and musicians did some amazing work!

Written and Directed by Ms. Elle Jones, Coordinator of Dance Studies with additional choreography by faculty member, Savannah Pender, and music by Daniel Jones as well as faculty members, Rebecca Posey, Aaron Boudreaux, and Ryan Cullen.

Join us as we follow Luna in Christmas Land! Everyone loves getting presents at Christmas, especially little Luna! Luna is so excited for Christmas presents this year that she can't fall asleep and simply must see what's waiting for her under the tree. When Luna heads downstairs for a quick peek, she is unexpectedly swept away into Christmas Land by the magic Snowflakes. In Christmas Land, it's Christmas all year long with lots of new friends and never ending presents! But are all the presents in the world what Luna really wants most?

Thanks to all of our parents, students, faculty, staff who made this production possible.

Soundtrack Downloads

Just Go to Sleep (MP3) Best Place in the World (MP3) Christmas Land (MP3) What I Want Most (MP3) Silent Night / What I Want Most Reprise (MP3)

Luna in Christmas Land - Behind the Scenes

The Cast

  • Angel Johnson (Luna)
  • Ainsley Kohls (Lily)
  • Gracyn Dunavant (Mother)
  • Abigail Newman (Aunt Angelica)
  • Jacob Tebbs (Liam)
  • Lolo Loris (Kirby the Elf)
  • Addison Fitzmorris (Zahara)
  • Amber Johnson (Jaylin)
  • Olivia Wallace (Riley)
  • Kayli Pruyn (Erin)
  • Spencer Johnson (Frankie)

Candy Cane Singers/Actors:

  • Elise Daughtry (Strawberry)
  • Guilianna Kane (Twist)
  • Alyssa Scallan (Peppermint)
  • Caroline Tebbs (Green Apple)
  • Erin McAuliffe (Singer/Actor)
  • Kinlee Kempf (Singer/Actor)
  • Declan Garner (Singer/Actor)
  • Wylie Janssen (Singer/Actor)
  • Amanda Jones (Singer/Actor)
  • Christopher Bonanno (Singer/Actor)
  • Alexander Franklin (Singer/Actor)
  • Stella Crowe (Singer/Actor)
  • Alea Cox (Singer/Actor)

Candy Cane Dancers:

  • Jakyra Diggs (Dancer)
  • Katie Smith (Dancer)
  • Kiley Moore (Dancer)
  • Lizzie Lones (Dancer)
  • Kailyn Jones (Dancer)
  • Leigha Silve (Dancer)
  • Aleena Sonnier (Dancer)
  • Lindsey Angelloz (Dancer)

Sugar Plums:

  • Rowan Socha (Dancer)
  • Annabelle Bentsel (Dancer)
  • Serenity Hamilton (Dancer)
  • Margeaux Maddox (Dancer)
  • Amelia Mayer (Dancer)
  • Anvitha Maligireddy (Dancer)


  • Katie Smith (Dancer)
  • Kiley Moore (Dancer)
  • Kailyn Jones (Dancer)
  • Elizabeth Duarte (Dancer)
  • Leigha Silve (Dancer)


  • Abigail Dupuy (Snow Queen)
  • Lauren Bishop (Snow Queen)
  • Ashlyn Taylor (Dancer)
  • Madeleine Polin (Dancer)
  • Nevaeh Anderson (Dancer)
  • Amari Curtis (Dancer)

Workshop Elves:

  • Sofia Sayyad (Berry)
  • Braden Candies (Gerry)
  • Nora Ocampo (Cherry)
  • Sofia Sayyad (Evergreen)
  • Delilah Noble (Dew Drop)
  • Evelyn Carter (Silver Bell)
  • Leah Carter (Holly)
  • Kelsey Farris (Jolly)
  • Berklie Candies (Garland)

Christmas Land Children/Singers:

  • Nyeomi De Oliveira (Abigail)
  • Addisyn North (Mia)
  • Michelle Martin (Gianna)
  • Marina Vincent (Hazel)
  • Madeleine Polin (Violet)
  • Delilah Noble (Everly & Abigail)
  • Samantha Porche (Isla)
  • Maryclaire Arana (Wendy)
  • Leyann Nawash (Little Elf)
  • Amani Nawash (Little Elf)
  • Mayamiko Vinson (Little Elf)
  • Ty'Jena Landry (Little Elf)
  • Mia Vazquez (Little Elf)


A Film by:
Elle C. Jones

Directed by:
Elle C. Jones

Produced by:
Elle C. Jones & Ryan Cullen

Written by:
Elle C. Jones

Director of Photography:
Trevor Kravits

Edited by:
Trevor Kravits & Javier Torres

Savannah Pender & Elle C. Jones

Acting/Vocal Directors:
Rebecca Posey, Nicoli Hutchison, Patrick Cragin

Camera Operator:
Javier Torres

Sound Mix & Design:
Javier Torres

Second Assistant Camera:
Patrick Cullen

Costume Design:
Elle C. Jones

"Christmas Land":
Written/Produced by:
Daniel Jones
Vocals recorded by:
Ryan Cullen

"Just Go to Sleep":
Written by:

Rebecca Posey & Elle Jones
Orchestrated by:
Aaron Boudreaux
Arranged/Recorded by:
Ryan Cullen

"Best Place in the World":
Written by:
Rebecca Posey
Orchestrated by:
Aaron Boudreaux
Arranged/Recorded by:
Ryan Cullen

"What I Want Most":
Written by: Rebecca Posey
Orchestrated by:
Aaron Boudreaux Arranged/Recorded by:
Ryan Cullen

The Christmas Land Band:
(for "Just Go To Sleep," "Best Place in the World," "What I Want Most," "Silent Night")
Aaron Boudreaux
Ryan Cullen

Parent Assistants:
Angelle Fitzmorris
Ashleigh Garner
Iman Nawash
Gulshan McAuliffe
La'Tasha Johnson
Kay May Martin
Anthony Johnson

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