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Arianna Afsar

Regional Theatre (Chicago): Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton in “Hamilton” (2016-18)
https://www.instagram.com/ariannaafsar/
https://twitter.com/ariannaafsar
(2008 Award Nominee as Gabriella Montez in J*Company’s “Disney’s High School Musical”)



Asher Angel

Film: Billy Batson in Shazam! (2019)
TV: Jonah Beck in Disney Channel’s Andi Mack (2017 - 2018)
https://www.instagram.com/asherdovangel/
https://twitter.com/AsherAngel
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5195114/
(2013 Award Winner as Jojo in Desert Stages Theatre’s “Seussical”)
(2014 Award Winner as Jeremy Jacob in Greasepaint Youtheatre’s “How I Became a Pirate”)
(2015 Junior Artist of the Year and soloist)



Noah Baird

TV: Boys Ensemble in “A Christmas Story: LIVE on FOX” on Dec. 17, 2017
Broadway: “Matilda” (2015-17)
http://www.noahrcbaird.com/
(2013 Award Nominee as Scarecrow in ACT-San Diego’s “The Wizard of Oz”)



Maddie Shea Baldwin

First National Tour: Margo Crawford in “Bright Star” (2017-18)
World Premiere: “Back Home Again” (Jan. 11-21, 2017)
Broadway: “Bright Star” (2016)
http://www.maddiesheabaldwin.com/
https://twitter.com/madeline_shea1
(2009 Award Winner and soloist as Grizabella in San Diego Junior Theatre’s “Cats”)
(2010 Award Winner as Sally Brown in San Diego Junior Theatre’s “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown”)
(2011 Award Winner as Mme. De la Grande Bouche in San Diego Junior Theatre’s “Beauty and the Beast”)
(2012 Nominee as Velma in San Diego Junior Theatre’s “Hairspray”)



Carolyn Braver

Broadway: Pearl in The Iceman Cometh (Mar. 23 - July 1, 2018) w/ Denzel Washington
World Premiere: Ami in Kill Local by the La Jolla Playhouse (Aug. 1-27, 2017)
World Premiere: Vita in Napoli, Brooklyn by the Long Wharf Theatre in New York (2017)
Broadway: Zoe in “Airline Highway” (2015)
https://www.instagram.com/cbraves/
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm6202176/
(2007 Award Winner and performer as Beth in Valley Youth Theatre’s “Little Women”)
(2008 Award Winner and performer as Audrey in Valley Youth Theatre’s “Little Shop of Horrors”)



Josh Breckenridge
World Premiere: Secret Serviceman Duane Bolden in Dave (Jul. 18 - Aug. 19, 2018 @ Arena Stage in Washington, DC)
Broadway: Come From Away (2017-18)
Broadway: Olen Montgomery in The Scottsboro Boys (2010)
Broadway: Patron in The Ritz (2007)
https://www.instagram.com/josh.breckenridge/
(2003 Award Winner and performer as Albert Peterson in Moonlight Stage Productions’ "Bye Bye Birdie")



Ian Brininstool
Broadway: Swing in Getting the Band Back Together (Opened Aug. 13, 2018)
Vegas: Romeo in BAZ – A Musical Mash-up at The Palazzo (2017-18)
http://www.ianbrininstool.com/
https://www.instagram.com/ianbrininstool/
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2043547/
(2006 Award Winner as Oliver in Starlight Musical Theatre’s "Oliver!")
(2010 Award Winner as Rudy in North Coast Repertory Theatre’s "Over the Tavern")
(2011 Award Winner as Archie in American Rose Theatre’s "13")
(2012 Award Nominee as Melchior in American Rose Theatre’s "Spring Awakening")



Tristen Buettel
https://www.instagram.com/tristenjadee/
Off-Broadway: Lorraine and Others in Jersey Boys at New World Stages (beg. July 27, 2018)
National Tour: Lorraine and Others in Jersey Boys (2017-18)
(2011 Award Nominee as Audrey in Kidz Theater’s "Little Shop of Horrors")
(2012 Award Winner as Leisl in Kidz Theater’s "The Sound of Music")
(2013 Award Winner and Performer as Maureen in Kidz Theater’s "Rent")



Nicolette Burton
https://www.instagram.com/nicolettejburton/
World Premiere: Ensemble & Cassandra u/s in The Heart of Rock & Roll  
at The Old Globe (Sep. 6 - Oct. 21, 2018)
(2011 Award Nominee as Olive Ostrovsky in CYC’s "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee")
(2012 Award Winner and Performer as Lilli/Katherine in Canyon Crest Academy’s "Kiss Me, Kate")



Will Callahan
National Tour: Pippin in Pippin (2017)
(2013 Award Nominee as Roger in Rent and Cliff in Kidz Theater's "Cabaret")
(2014 Award Winner as Cornelius Hackl in Professional Performing Arts School’s "Hello, Dolly!")
(2015 Award Winner as Billy Flynn in Professional Performing Arts School’s "Chicago")



Gabi Campo
Broadway: Swing in The Prom (Previews Oct. 23, Opens Nov. 15, 2018)
https://www.gabicampo.com/
https://www.instagram.com/gabifrederique/
(2013 Award Winner & Performer as Sally Bowles in LACHSA's "Cabaret")



Kate Morgan Chadwick
World Premiere: Rebecca in the Dan Fogelberg musical “Part of the Plan” 
@ Tennessee PAC (September 8-24, 2017)
https://www.imdb.com/name/nm3546548/
https://twitter.com/ChadwickKate
http://www.katemorganchadwick.com/
(2002 Award Winner as Miss Adelaide in San Diego Junior Theatre's "Guys and Dolls")



Emma Degerstedt
Off-Broadway: Smokey Joe's Cafe (Previews July 6, Show Opens July 22, 2018)
https://www.instagram.com/officialemmadegs/
https://twitter.com/officialemmadeg
https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1662384/
(2010 Award Winner as Barbara Allen in Academy for the Performing Arts’ "Dark of the Moon")



Micaela Diamond
Broadway Debut: Babe (Teenage Cher) in The Cher Show (previews Nov. 1, opens Dec. 3, 2018) 
TV: Micaela Diamond as Ensemble in Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert (April 1, 2018)
https://www.instagram.com/micaela_diamond/
https://twitter.com/micaeladiamond_
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm6976893/
(2015 Artist of the Year)
(2012 Award Nominee as Marta in Kidz Theater’s “The Sound of Music”)



Emma Dumont
TV: Lorna Dane/Polaris in FOX's The Gifted (2017-18)
https://www.instagram.com/emmadumont/
https://twitter.com/EmmaDumont
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2730808/
(2013 Award Winner as Melanie Segal in "Bunheads")



Veronica Dunne
Film: Christy in The Ninth Passenger (premieres Aug. 21, 2018)
TV: Marisa Clark in Disney Channel’s K.C. Undercover (2015-18)
Broadway: Roxie Hart in Chicago (Oct. 17-Nov. 26, 2016)
https://www.instagram.com/veronica_dunne/
https://twitter.com/veronica_dunne
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2765134/
(2011 Award Winner as Baker’s Wife in Oaks Christian School’s “Into the Woods”)
(2012 Award Winner and soloist as Roxie in Young Artists Ensemble’s “Chicago” and Audrey in High Street Arts Center’s “Little Shop of Horrors”)
(2013 Artist of the Year and performer)



Natasha Edwards
Off-Broadway World Premiere: Attorney 2/Guard 1 in Agnus (Jan. 18 - Feb. 11, 2018)
http://www.natashaedwards.net/
https://www.instagram.com/natashita13/
https://twitter.com/NatashaEEdwards
(2006 Award Winner as Lowbutt in Greasepaint Youtheatre’s "HONK!")



Nicki Elledge
National Tour: Ensemble in Amazing Grace (beginning Jan. 19, 2018)
https://www.instagram.com/nickielledge/
http://www.nicoleelledge.com/
(2008 Award Nominee as Fredrika Armfeldt in Cygnet Theatre Company’s "A Little Night Music")
(2009 Award Nominee as Amy in San Diego Junior Theatre’s "Little Women")
(2011 Award Winner as Belle in San Diego Junior Theatre’s "Beauty and the Beast")
(2011 Award Nominee as Cosette in San Diego Junior Theatre’s "Les Miserables")
(2012 Award Nominee as Penny in San Diego Junior Theatre’s "Hairspray")



Adrienne Eller
National Tour (Japan): Disney on Classic: A Magical Night (2018)
National Tour: Phoebe in A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder (2015-March 12, 2017)
https://www.adrienneeller.com/
https://twitter.com/adrienneceller
(2009 Award Winner as Maureen Johnson in CMT-San Jose’s "Rent")
(2010 Award Winner as Mrs. Lovett in Archbishop Mitty’s "Sweeney Todd")
(2011 Award Winner as Janet van de Graaff in Archbishop Mitty’s "The Drowsy Chaperone")



Jackie Foster
TV: Top 8 Semifinalist with "Team Alicia" on The Voice (2018)
https://www.instagram.com/itsjackiefoster/
https://twitter.com/itsjackiefoster
(2010 Award Winner as Eponine in Broadway Theatre Arts Academy’s "Les Miserables")
(2012 Award Winner as Rose in Poway High School’s "Bye Bye Birdie")
(2013 Award Winner as Mrs. Irene Malloy in Poway High School’s "Hello, Dolly!")
(2014 Award Winner as Jo March in Poway High School’s "Little Women")



Briana Gantsweg

National Tour: Miss Barley in A Gentlemen’s Guide to Love & Murder (Sep. 27, 2017 - May 13, 2018)
http://www.brianagantsweg.com/
(2009 Award Winner as Gertrude in Interlochen Arts Academy’s "Seussical")



Christine Garver

TV: Molly Reid in Madam Secretary (2017-18)
TV: Moira in Mad Men (2013-14)
https://www.instagram.com/christinegarver/
https://twitter.com/christinegarver
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm3491395/
(2003 Award Winner as Henrietta Trefusis in La Jolla High School’s "Smash")



Elizabeth Gillies

TV: Fallon Carrington in Dynasty (airs on The CW beginning Oct. 11, 2017)
https://www.instagram.com/lizgillz/
https://twitter.com/LizGillies
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2566697/
(2009 Award Winner as Lucy in Broadway’s "13")



Carly Gold

Broadway: Nunu Carney u/s in The Ferryman (opened Oct. 21, 2018)
https://www.instagram.com/carly_gold_official/
https://twitter.com/cGOLDact
(2017 Award Winner as Small Alison in the National Tour of "Fun Home")



Ariana Grande

Billboard 2018 Woman of the Year
Music: #1 Billboard Hot 100 with Thank U, Next (Nov. 12, 2018)
Music: No Tears Left To Cry Single (Released April 20, 2018)
Music: Dangerous Woman Album (Released May 20, 2016)
https://www.instagram.com/arianagrande/
https://twitter.com/ArianaGrande
(2009 Award Winner as Charlotte in Broadway’s "13")



Katie Grgecic

National Tour: Brigitta in The Sound of Music (Starts September 1, 2017)
https://www.broadwayworld.com/people/Katie-Grgecic/
(2017 Award Winner as Veruca Salt in Pied Piper Youth Theater's “Willy Wonka”)



Jacob Haren

Broadway: Ensemble in “The Book of Mormon” (2017-18)
National Tour: Ensemble in “The Book of Mormon” (2016-17)
https://twitter.com/jacobdharen
http://www.jacobharen.com/
(2002 Award Winner as Jonathon in Encore Youth Theatre’s “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow”)
(2008 Award Nominee as Ryan Evans in Starlight Musical Theatre’s “Disney's High School Musical”)



Cameron Anika Hill

Broadway: Alana Beck (vacation u/s) in Dear Evan Hansen (first performing Jan. 10, 2018)
http://www.cameronanikahill.com/
https://www.instagram.com/cameronanika/
https://twitter.com/CameronAnika
(2010 Award Winner and Performer as Sarah in Kidz Theater’s "Ragtime")
(2011 Award Nominee as Eve/Mama Noah in Kidz Theater's "Children of Eden")
(2012 Award Winner as Cosette in Kidz Theater’s "Les Miserables")
(2013 Award Winner as Ti Moune in Kidz Theater’s "Once On This Island")



Dylan Hoffinger

International Tour: Young Shlomo/Ensemble in Soul Doctor (beg. April 3, 2018)
https://www.instagram.com/dyldancesingact96/
(2010 Award Nominee as Angel in ACT-San Diego’s “Rent”)
(2011 Award Winner as Seymour in SCPA’s “Little Shop of Horrors”)
(2012 Award Winner as Moritz in American Rose Theatre’s “Spring Awakening”)



Emma Howard 

Film: Emily in “The Beguiled” directed by Sofia Coppola (Opened June 30, 2017)
w/Elle Fanning, Nicole Kidman, Kirsten Dunst, Colin Farrell, & Oona Laurence
Broadway: performed with Sutton Foster in Violet (2013-14)
Broadway: Hortensia in original cast of Matilda (2012-13)
http://www.emmahoward.net/
https://www.instagram.com/emmahoward/
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm5773826/
(2011 Award Winner as Oliver in MET2’s “Oliver!”)
(2016 Award Winner as Gertrude in MET2’s “Seussical”)
(2017 Artist of the Year and Performer)



Lindsay Joan

National Tour: “Kinky Boots” (2017-18)
https://www.instagram.com/lindsaylubelle/
https://twitter.com/Iindsayjoan
(2013 Award Winner as Little Red Riding Hood in STAR Repertory Theatre’s "Into the Woods")
(2014 Award Winner as Eponine in STAR Repertory Theatre’s "Les Miserables")
(2015 Award Winner as Dorothy in Westview Theatre’s "The Wiz")



Jade Johnson

Opens for MAJOR at The Mint in Los Angeles (Nov. 16, 2018)
https://www.instagram.com/thisisjadej/
(2009 Award Winner & Performer as Aida at Valley Youth Theatre)



Emily Koch

National Tour: Ensemble in Waitress (2017-18)
National Tour: Elphaba in Wicked (2015-16)
https://www.instagram.com/embkoch/
https://twitter.com/EmBKoch
(2007 Award Winner as Eponine in Hamilton Academy of Music’s “Les Miserables”)



Phoebe Koyabe

National Tour: Alana Beck in Dear Evan Hansen (beginning Sep. 25, 2018)
https://www.instagram.com/phoebekoyabe/
https://twitter.com/phoebekoyabe
https://www.phoebekoyabe.com/
(2016 Award Winner & Performer as Danielle in Spotlight Youth Theatre’s "Bring It On")
(2016 Award Nominee as The Witch in Actor’s Youth Theatre’s "Big Fish")
(2017 Award Winner & Performer as Deloris Van Cartier in Limelight Performing Arts’ "Sister Act")



McKenzie Kruse

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm7699662/
Film: Arzu in “Chasing the Star” (Released September 5, 2017)
(2011 Award Nominee as Amber Von Tussle in El Camino High School’s "Hairspray")
(2012 Award Nominee as Miss Flannery in Star Theatre Company’s "Thoroughly Modern Millie")
(2013 Award Winner as Elle Woods in El Camino High School’s "Legally Blonde")



Brennyn Lark

London West End: Deena Jones in Dreamgirls (2017-18)
World Premiere: Tzipporah in Stephen Schwartz's The Prince of Egypt (Opens Oct. 6, 2017)
Broadway: Eponine in Les Miserables (2015-16)
https://www.instagram.com/brennynlark/
https://twitter.com/BrennynLark
(2011 Award Winner and soloist as Aida in Kidz Theater’s “Aida”)



Oona Laurence 

Film: Amy in “The Beguiled” directed by Sofia Coppola (Opened June 30, 2017)
w/Elle Fanning, Nicole Kidman, Kirsten Dunst, Colin Farrell, & Emma Howard
Film: Natalie in Pete's Dragon (2016)
Broadway: Matilda in original cast of Matilda (2012-13)
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm4802218/
https://www.instagram.com/oonalaurence/
(2014 Award Winner as Matilda in Broadway’s “Matilda”)



Karenssa LeGear

Film: Pamela in Lifetime’s Christmas Harmony (debuts Nov. 24, 2018)
Film: Patty in Lifetime Movie Network’s Killer Caregiver (July 13, 2018)
https://www.instagram.com/karenssalegear/
https://twitter.com/KarenssaLeGear
https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1851093/
(2002 Award Winner as the Woman in White in Encore Youth Theatre’s "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow")



Emily Alyn Lind

Film: Sophie in Replicas (Jan. 11, 2019) (w/Keanu Reeves)
Film: Melanie in The Babysitter (2017)
TV: Young Amanda Clarke in Revenge (2011-15)
https://www.instagram.com/emilyalind/
https://twitter.com/EmilyAlynLind
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm3014840/
(2011 Award Winner as Vanessa Marks in “November Christmas”)
(2013 Award Winner as Heidi Wyrick in “Haunting in Connecticut 2”)
(2014 Award Winner as Jamie Kelly in “Dear Dumb Diary”)



Rachel Matthews

Film: Danielle in Happy Death Day 2U (Releases Feb. 14, 2019)
Film: Danielle in Happy Death Day (Released Oct. 13, 2017)
https://www.instagram.com/rachellynnmatthews/
https://twitter.com/raylynn93
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm7847287/
(2011 Award Winner as Cinderella in Oaks Christian School’s "Into the Woods")
(2012 Award Winner as Penelope Sycamore in Oaks Christian School’s "You Can’t Take It With You")



Lia McHugh

TV: Jessica Nolan in the Paramount Network's American Woman (premiered June 7, 2018)
https://www.imdb.com/name/nm7186321/
https://www.instagram.com/liaryanmchugh/
(2018 Award Winner as Mary Lennox in Burroughs High School's "Burroughs on Broadway")



Katherine McNamara

Film: Sonya in Maze Runner: The Death Cure (Release Date: Jan. 26, 2018)
TV: Clary Fray in Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments (2016-19)
https://www.instagram.com/kat.mcnamara/
https://twitter.com/Kat_McNamara
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm3031063/
(2011 Award Winner as Fredrika Armfeldt in Broadway’s "A Little Night Music")



Lauren Mary Moore

National Tour: Ensemble in “A Christmas Story: The Musical” (Nov. 9 - Dec. 31, 2017)
https://www.instagram.com/laurenmarymoore/
https://twitter.com/laurenmarymoore
http://laurenmarymoore.com/
(2010 Award Winner and Performer as Cassie in Lighthouse Youth Theatre’s "A Chorus Line")
(2011 Award Winner as Emily Webb in Lighthouse Youth Theatre’s "Our Town")
(2012 Award Winner as Mayzie LaBird in Westchester Broadway Theatre’s "Seussical")
(2013 Award Winner as Elle Woods in Lighthouse Youth Theatre’s "Legally Blonde")
(2014 Award Winner as Eve in Lighthouse Youth Theatre’s "Children of Eden")



Carly Nykanen

Series: Handler Beth on Kings of Con (2016- 2017)
http://www.carlynykanen.com/
https://twitter.com/carlynykanen
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm3441575/
(2001 Award Winner as Hecuba in Granite Hills Acting Workshop’s "The Trojan Women")
Pictured below as Rizzo in "Grease" at Granite Hills High School



Ashley Park

Broadway & Tony Nominee: Gretchen Wieners in Mean Girls (2018)
World Premiere: Gretchen Wieners in Mean Girls (2017)
Broadway: Celeste #1/Waitress in Sunday in the Park with George (2017)
Broadway: Tuptim in The King and I (2015-16)
https://www.instagram.com/ashleyparklady/
https://twitter.com/ashleyparklady
(2009 Award Winner as Little Sally in Pioneer Theatre Guild’s “Urinetown”)



Taylor Peckham

Broadway: Associate Music Supervisor of Summer: A Donna Summer Musical (beg. Apr. 23, 2018)
National Tour: Musical Director of Jersey Boys
(2008 Award Winner as Fagin in CYT’s "Oliver")
(2009 Award Winner as Hook in CYT’s "Peter Pan")
(2010 Award Winner for Music Direction for CYT’s "Annie" & "Seussical", Rock Academy’s "Joseph", Temecula’s "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers")



Brittney Peters

Tour: Junie B.Jones in “Junie B. Jones” (2018)
Tour: Alexander in “Alexander Who's Not Not Not Not Not Not Going To Move” (2017)
https://www.instagram.com/strawberry_britt/
https://twitter.com/strawberry_brit
(2015 Award Winner as Wednesday Addams in Actor's Youth Theatre’s “The Addams Family”)
(2013 Award Winner and Performer as Jan in Red Mountain High School’s “Grease”)
(2012 Award Nominee as Eponine in Actor's Youth Theatre’s “Les Miserables”)



Francesca Reale

TV: Emily in Netflix's “Haters Back Off!” (2016-17)
https://www.instagram.com/franlreale/
https://twitter.com/franlreale
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm5590588/
(2012 Award Winner and Performer for Outstanding Youth Choreography at the Hamilton Academy of Music)



Rachel Redleaf

TV: Beth in Netflix's Atypical (2017-19)
https://www.instagram.com/rachelredleaf/
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm6637304/
http://rachelredleaf.com/
(2011 Award Winner as LeFou in Desert Stages Theatre’s “Beauty and the Beast”)
(2012 Award Winner as Wicked Witch in Desert Stages Theatre’s “The Wizard of Oz”)
(2013 Award Winner as Ursula in Desert Stages Theatre’s “The Little Mermaid”)
(2014 Artist of the Year)



Jill Renner

TV: Uniformed Officer on FOX's STAR (Nov. 14, 2018)
https://www.instagram.com/jilljillyjilljill/
https://www.imdb.com/name/nm4397673/
https://www.jillrenner.com/
(2008 Award Winner as Mrs. Meers in Carlsbad High School’s "Thoroughly Modern Millie")



Angourie Rice

Film: Lisa in “Ladies in Black” (Opens in Austrlia Sep. 20, 2018)
Film: Rhiannon in “Every Day” (Opened Feb. 23, 2018)
Film: Amy in “The Beguiled” directed by Sofia Coppola (Opened June 30, 2017)
w/Elle Fanning, Nicole Kidman, Kirsten Dunst, Colin Farrell, & Emma Howard
https://www.instagram.com/angourierice/
https://twitter.com/angourierice
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm3886028/
(2017 Award Winner as Holly March in "The Nice Guys")



Zeno Robinson

TV: Carter Brown and Threeno on Cartoon Network’s Craig of the Creek (2018)
https://www.instagram.com/childish_gamzeno/
https://twitter.com/Zee_Know52
https://www.imdb.com/name/nm2993170/
(2011 Award Winner as Marley in Hamilton Academy’s “Marley’s Ghost”)



Elizabeth Sams

Opened for Wilson Phillips in Beverly Hills on Feb. 2, 2018
Opened for Air Supply in Los Angeles on Oct. 1, 2016
https://www.instagram.com/elizabeth_sams/
https://twitter.com/elizabethsamss
(2016 Award Winner and Performer as Leading Player in Oaks Christian School’s “Pippin”)
(2017 Award Winner and Performer as Ella in "Cinderella" at Oaks Christian School)
(2017 Award Winner as Mrs. Bumbrake in "Peter and the Starcatcher" at Oaks Christian School)



Kyle Selig

Broadway: Aaron Samuels in Mean Girls (2018)
World Premiere: Aaron Samuels in Mean Girls (2017)
Regional: Homer Hickam in The Old Globe’s world premiere of October Sky
Broadway: Elder Price in Book of Mormon (2016)
https://www.instagram.com/kaselig/
https://twitter.com/kyleaselig
(2010 Award Winner as Don Lockwood in Academy for the Performing Arts’ “Singin’ in the Rain”)



Kelsey Shaw

National Tour: Ensemble & Grace u/s in “Annie” (2016-17)
(2010 Award Winner as Belle in MET2’s “Beauty and the Beast”)
(2011 Artist of the Year and soloist)
(2012 Nominee as Grace Farrell in MET2’s “Annie”)



Emily Skeggs

Film: Erin in The Miseducation of Cameron Post (premiered Aug. 3, 2018)
TV: Young Roma Guy in When We Rise Miniseries (2017)
Broadway/Tony Nominee: Medium Alison in Fun Home (2015-16)
https://www.instagram.com/edskeggs/
https://twitter.com/EDSkeggs
http://www.emilyskeggs.com/
(2008 Award Winner as Oolie/Donna in LaGuardia’s “City of Angels”)



Kim Steele

Broadway: Swing; u/s Disco Donna in Summer: A Donna Summer Musical (beginning April 23, 2018)
Off-Broadway: Ensemble in Jerry Springer - The Opera (opened Jan. 23, 2018)
National Tour: Ensemble in Motown the Musical (beginning Jan. 11, 2017)
https://twitter.com/tweetsof_steele 
(2009 Award Winner and Performer as Dorothy in El Camino High School’s “The Wiz”)



Emma Stratton

Broadway: Swing in Prince of Broadway (Aug. 3, 2017 - October 29, 2017)
National Tour: Helen Sinclair in Bullets Over Broadway (2015-16)
http://www.emmastratton.com
https://www.instagram.com/ladystrat/
(2008 Award Winner and performer as Amneris in J*Company’s “Aida”)
(2010 Award Winner and performer as Meredith Parker in Canyon Crest Academy’s “Bat Boy”
pictured below singing at the ceremony with fellow award winner Erin Wuthrich/Ryn Weaver of "Octahate")



Timyra-Joi
https://www.instagram.com/timyrajoiofficial/
Vegas: Juliet in BAZ – A Musical Mash-up at The Palazzo (2016-18)
(2011 Award Winner as Rose in ACT-San Diego’s "Bye Bye Birdie")



Ryan Vasquez

Broadway: Ensemble, Alexander Hamilton/Aaron Burr u/s in Hamilton (beg. May 8, 2018)
National Tour: James Reynolds in First National Tour of Hamilton (2017-18)
http://www.ryanvasqueznyc.com/
https://www.instagram.com/itsryanvasquez/
https://twitter.com/itsryanvasquez
(2008 Award Winner as Jekyll/Hyde in CMT-San Jose’s "Jekyll & Hyde")



Izabela Vidovic

TV: Isobel in “iZombie: Season Four” Episodes 8-11 (2018)
Film: Via Pullman (daughter of Julia Roberts) in “Wonder” (Opens Nov. 17, 2017)
TV: Taylor in “The Fosters” (2015-18)
https://www.instagram.com/izabelavidovic/
https://twitter.com/IzabelaVidovic
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm4207679/
(2013 Award Winner as Olivia Mead in “Christmas Angel”)
(2014 Award Winner as Maddy Broker in “Homefront”)



Antonia Vivino

Disney California Adventure Park: Young Anna/Elsa in Frozen - Live at the Hyperion (beg. Sep. 8, 2018)
National Tour: Ensemble in Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical (Nov. 11 - Dec. 23, 2017)
https://www.instagram.com/antoniavivino/
(2015 Award Winner as Lucy in PANIC! Productions' “13”)
(2017 Artist of the Year and Performer)



Megan West

Series: Brittany in Queen America on Facebook Watch w/Catherine Zeta-Jones (debuts Nov. 21, 2018)
TV: Recurring role as Taylor Kelly on 9-1-1 (Beg. Oct 22, 2018)
Film: Jaclyn in The Eyes (Opened April 7, 2017)
TV: Guest Role of Heather in “This Is Us” (2016)
https://www.instagram.com/themeganwest/
https://twitter.com/theMeganWest
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm6001174/
(2009 Award Winner as Lois/Bianca in Houston School of Performing and Visual Arts's “Kiss Me, Kate”)



Jill-Christine Wiley

National Tour: Maria in The Sound of Music (Starts September 1, 2017)
https://www.instagram.com/jilljcw/
https://twitter.com/JillCWiley
http://www.jill-christinewiley.com/
(2011 Award Winner and soloist as Marian Paroo in Penn Manor's “The Music Man”)



Zoe Wilson

Off-Broadway World Premiere: Leni in The Pill – A Family Memoir at La Mama (Jan. 25 - Feb. 4, 2018)
https://www.instagram.com/zoeferdie/
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm6915279/
http://www.facebook.com/zoefernandawilson/
(2012 Award Winner and Performer as Sarah Brown in Riverdale Rising Stars’ "Guys and Dolls")
(2013 Award Winner and Performer as Princess Winnifred in Riverdale Rising Stars’ "Once Upon a Mattress")
(2014 Award Winner and Performer as Bunny in Riverdale’s Rising Stars’ "Babes in Arms")



Alexis Louise Young

National Tour: "RENT" 20th Anniversary Tour (2016-2018)
https://www.instagram.com/mslexilouyou/
https://twitter.com/mslexilouyou
(2011 Award Nominee as Maria in Classical Academy’s “West Side Story”) 
(2012 Award Winner and Soloist as Dorothy in Carlsbad Community Theatre’s “The Wiz”)

  

 

 

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Current Newsletter 11/16/18


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~ Latest News ~
East Valley Children's Theatre Presents "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever"! (11/6/2018)

Musical Theatre of Anthem Presents "The Giver" (11/2/2018)

Musical Theatre of Anthem Presents "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown" (11/2/2018)

Young Artists Ensemble Presents "Once Upon a Mattress" (10/14/2018)

~ Active Actors ~

Phoebe Koyabe as Alana Beck in
Dear Evan Hansen at First National Tour

~ 9/25/2018 to 9/8/2019 ~


Jessie Jo Pauley as Lily St. Regis in
Annie at Hale Center Theater
in Gilbert, AZ
~ 10/11/2018 to 11/24/2018 ~


Jackson Royce Lawrence as Zebulun & The Baker in
Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at Coronado Playhouse
in Coronado, CA
~ 11/17/2018 to 12/23/2018 ~


Amara Young as Jane Bingley in
Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley at New Village Arts
in Carlsbad, CA
~ 11/24/2018 to 12/23/2018 ~


Rocco Polanco as Willy Loman in
Death of a Salesman atLa Costa Canyon Theatre Dept.
in Carlsbad, CA
~ 12/5/2018 to 12/15/2018 ~


Sara L. Drago as Susan Walker in
Miracle on 34th Street at Stage Left Productions
in Sun City, AZ
~ 12/14/2018 to 12/16/2018 ~