Meet the cast of ‘Tiny Pretty Things’, Netflix’s drama about a mysterious ballet school

It’s been called a mix of ‘Pretty Little Liars’ and ‘Black Swan’


Netflix’s latest drama series, Tiny Pretty Things, is about a competitive ballet school and the cast looks incredibly cool.

The 10-part-series is all about an elite ballet school and when the show begins one of the star students mysteriously falls off the top of a building. Following the student’s death, the school recruits another ballet dancer who soon discovers a lot of dark secrets about the school.

The official synopsis says: “When tragedy strikes at Chicago’s most prestigious ballet school, where every dancer is both friend and foe who compete fiercely for coveted roles, it threatens to unravel close friendships and to expose a constellation of secrets that could bring down a world-renowned institution.

“When an attack brings down the star student at an elite ballet school, her replacement enters a world of lies, betrayal – and cutthroat competition.”

Tiny Pretty Things is based on the book by Sona Charaipotra and Dhonielle Clayton, and the cast features actual ballet dancers in starring roles.

This is everything you need to know about the cast of Tiny Pretty Things:

Kylie Jefferson – Neveah Stroyer

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Kylie takes on the lead role of Neveah Stroyer in Tiny Pretty Things. Neveah is offered a scholarship at the elite ballet school as a PR move to cover up the death of a former student.

This is Kylie’s first acting role, having spent most of her life as a dancer. At just six years old she got a place at the Debbie Allen Dance Academy and then trained at Boston Conservatory.

She’s appeared on The Late, Late, Show with James Corden and choreographed a music video for ScHoolboy Q. But she’s not just a ballet dancer, Kylie is also trained in African, jazz, contemporary, Dunham, hip-hop and tap.

Casimere Jollette – Bette Whitlaw

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Casimere Jollette plays Bette Whitlaw in Tiny Pretty Things, who is described as a “music box ballerina”. Casimere is 24-years-old and has previously been in Dirty John and This Is Us amongst others things.

She’s been dancing since she was three years old and even worked in a mini circus as a performer when she was younger.

Casimere’s Instagram is pretty cool, she’s got loads of photos of herself with the rest of the Tiny Pretty Things cast and of course some classic ballet poses.

Daniela Norman – June Park

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Daniela Norman plays June Park in Tiny Pretty Things who is constantly under pressure from her mother to be perfect.

Daniela is English and her first film role was in CATS lats year. Like Kylie and Casimere, Daniela is also a trained ballerina.

She also appears to be pretty friendly with Samira Mighty from Love Island.

Brennan Clost – Shane McRae

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Brennan Clost joins the Tiny Pretty Things cast as Shane, another ballet dancer and just like his cast mates, Brennan is a trained dancer, having studied at Juilliard.

He is 26-years-old and previously had a leading role in the series The Next Step which was shown on CBBC.

During lockdown Brennan began a web series called Australianaire$ that started off as a joke but is now getting attention from the team behind Tiny Pretty Things.

Michael Hsu Rosen – Nabil Limyadi

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Michael Hsu Rosen plays Nabil, another dancer at the school in Tiny Pretty Things. Michael has been performing since 2004 and made his Broadway debut in 2009 at just 17 years old.

You might recognise him from Jessica Jones, in which he appeared in two episodes of and more recently he’s had a role in the series Monsterland.

Damon J. Gillespie – Caleb Wick

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Damon J . Gillespie plays Caleb a ballet student who is hiding a dark secret from his past. Damon has already appeared in another Netflix series – The Society.

He’s also appeared in Empire, Rise and Inside Amy Schumer.

Barton Cowperthwaite – Oren Lennox

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Barton Cowperthwaite is 28-years-old and plays Oren Lennox in Netflix’s Tiny Pretty Things. Barton is also a trained dancer.

He has appeared as a dancer in Fosse/Verdon and had a role in the TV movie Centre Stage: On Pointe. Barton worked as a poll volunteer in the recent US election.

Bayardo De Murguia – Ramon Costa

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Bayardo De Murguia is a Mexican-American actor who plays the role of Ramon, who is a tutor at the ballet school, but happens to be dating one of his students.

He’s been acting since 2009 and has starred in CSI and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Tory Trowbridge – Delia Whitlaw

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Tory Trowbridge plays the role of Bette’s older sister, Delia. And Delia just so happens to be going out with her teacher – Ramon.

Tory has previously appeared in Isn’t It Romantic as a dancer and acted in Law & Order.

Jess Salgueiro – Isabel

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Jess Salgueiro plays Isabel, a police officer who is set the task of investigating of the student death.

Jess has been acting since 2009 and is most known for her roles in Workin’ Moms, The Boys and Letter Kenny.

Lauren Holly – Monique Dubois

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Lauren Holly completes the cast of Tiny Pretty Things as the director of the school Monique Dubois, who used to be a former dancer.

You will probably best recognise Lauren from NCIS and Netflix’s Designated Survivor.

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