January 12, 2018     Vol. 5, Issue 26
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~ 2017 Alumni Artists: Baby, Remember Their Names ~

National Youth Arts Alumni Shine in 2017!

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

Izabela Vidovic
Film: Via Pullman (daughter of Julia Roberts) in “Wonder” (Opens Nov. 17, 2017)
TV: Taylor in “The Fosters” (2015-16)
(2013 Award Winner as Olivia Mead in “Christmas Angel”)
(2014 Award Winner as Maddy Broker in “Homefront”)

Asher Angel
TV: Jonah Beck in Disney Channel’s Andi Mack
(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)

Ashley Park
World Premiere: Gretchen Wieners in Mean Girls (Opens October 31, 2017 in DC's National Theatre)
Broadway: Celeste #1/Waitress in Sunday in the Park with George (Feb. 11 - Apr. 23, 2017)
Broadway: Tuptim in The King and I (2015-16)
(2009 Award Winner as Little Sally in Pioneer Theatre Guild’s “Urinetown”)

Kyle Selig
World Premiere: Aaron Samuels in Mean Girls (Opens October 31, 2017 in DC's National Theatre)
Regional: Homer Hickam in The Old Globe’s world premiere of October Sky)
Broadway: Elder Price in Book of Mormon (2016)
(2010 Award Winner as Don Lockwood in Academy for the Performing Arts’ “Singin’ in the Rain”)

Ryan Vasquez
National Tour: James Reynolds in First National Tour of Hamilton (2017-18)
(2008 Award Winner as Jekyll/Hyde in CMT-San Jose’s "Jekyll & Hyde")

Arianna Afsar
Currently starring in Chicago's production of Hamilton as Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton from Sep. 2016-Sep. 2017

Regional Theatre (Chicago): Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton in “Hamilton” (2016-17)
(2008 Award Nominee as Gabriella Montez in J*Company’s “Disney’s High School Musical”)

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Inherit the Wind
Huntington Beach Academy for the Performing Arts - Huntington Beach, CA
11/9/2018 to 11/11/2018

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National Youth Arts Alumni Artists Shine in 2017! (1/2/2018)
Phoenix, AZ

Spotlight Arts Presents "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee" (12/8/2017)
Brewster, NY

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Jessie Jo Pauley as Sissy, Rosie, and Fanny in Nevermore
ASU's Lyric Opera Theatre in Tempe, AZ
~ 1/12/2018 to 1/14/2018 ~

Ali Giordano as Paulette in Legally Blonde
Starlight Community Theater in Phoenix, AZ
~ 1/26/2018 to 2/3/2018 ~

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The Magic Treehouse: Pirates Past Noon kids
San Diego Junior Theatre
Website: https://juniortheatre.com/
Location: 1800 El Prado, San Diego, CA
Box Office: 619-239-8355
Dates: 1/5/2018 to 1/21/2018
Days/Times: Fridays @ 7pm, Saturdays & Sundays @ 2pm

Taming of the Shrew
St. Mary's Catholic High School
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Dates: 1/11/2018 to 1/13/2018

Beauty and the Beast
Blue Rose Theatre Project
Location: Oceanside, CA
Dates: 1/12/2018 to 1/14/2018

Academy for the Performing Arts
Website: http://www.hbapa.org
Location: 1905 Main St., Huntington Beach, CA
Box Office: (714) 536-2514
Dates: 1/12/2018 to 1/21/2018

Spotlight Youth Theatre
Website: http://www.spotlightyouththeatre.org/
Location: 10620 N 43rd Ave, Glendale, AZ
Box Office: 602.843.8318
Dates: 1/12/2018 to 1/28/2018

Charlotte's Web
Desert Foothills Theater
Website: http://www.dftheater.org/
Location: Cactus Shadows Fine Arts Center, Scottsdale, AZ
Dates: 1/12/2018 to 1/21/2018

Les Miserables
Website: http://www.sdcjc.org/jc/
Location: 4126 Executive Drive, La Jolla, CA
Box Office: 858.362.1348
Dates: 1/12/2018 to 1/28/2018

The Ash Girl
Granite Hills High School
Location: El Cajon, CA
Dates: 1/12/2018 to 1/20/2018

The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe
Theater Works
Website: http://theaterworks.org/
Location: 10580 N. 83rd Drive, Peoria, AZ
Box Office: 623-815-7930
Dates: 1/12/2018 to 1/28/2018

From Stage to Screen
Website: http://www.fromstagetoscreen.net/
Location: Highland, NY
Dates: 1/13/2018 to 1/14/2018

House of Blue Leaves
Chaparral High School
Location: 27215 Nicolas Road, Temecula, CA
Box Office: 951-694-4200 ext. 144
Dates: 1/18/2018 to 1/20/2018
Days/Times: 1/18 & 1/19 @ 7pm; 1/20 @ 2pm & 7pm

Disney’s The Lion King, Jr.
Limelight Performing Arts
Website: http://limelightyouththeater.org/
Location: Mesa Arts Center, Mesa, AZ
Box Office: 480-926-1124
Dates: 1/24/2018 to 1/28/2018

A Chorus Line
Covina and South Hills High School
Website: https://sites.google.com/cvusd.k12.ca.us/chstheatrearts/home
Location: Covina, CA
Dates: 1/25/2018 to 2/3/2018

The Incredible Maggie Marshall
Actor's Youth Theatre
Website: https://www.actorsyouththeatre.org/
Location: The Tuscany Theatre, 861 N Higley Road, suite 105, Gilbert, AZ
Box Office: 480-907-7050
Dates: 2/1/2018 to 2/10/2018

Young Artists Ensemble
Website: http://yaeonline.com/
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA
Box Office: (805) 381-1246
Dates: 2/2/2018 to 2/18/2018

Catching the Magic
Riverside High School
Location: 19019 Upper Belmont Place, Leesburg, VA
Dates: 2/8/2018 to 2/11/2018

John Burroughs High School Drama Department
Website: http://jbhsdrama.com/
Location: 1920 W. Clark Avenue, Burbank, CA
Dates: 2/9/2018 to 2/11/2018
Days/Times: February 9 and 10 at 7pm and February 11 at 2pm

The Hobbit
Valley Youth Theatre
Website: http://www.vyt.com/
Location: 525 North First Street, Phoenix, AZ
Box Office: (602) 253 - 8188
Dates: 2/9/2018 to 2/25/2018

The Wedding Singer
Greasepaint Youtheatre
Website: http://www.greasepaint.org/
Location: 7020 E. 2nd Street, Scottsdale, AZ
Dates: 2/9/2018 to 2/18/2018

Legally Blonde
Sunset Theatre Company
Website: http://www.sunsettheatrecompany.com/
Location: El Camino College Campus Theatre, 16007 Crenshaw, Torrance, CA
Box Office: 310-329-5345
Dates: 2/10/2018 to 2/11/2018
Days/Times: Feb 10 @ 7:30pm and Feb 11 @ 12:00pm

Legally Blonde
Vista Murrieta High School
Location: 28251 Clinton Keith Road, Murrieta, CA
Box Office: 951-894-5750
Dates: 2/14/2018 to 2/24/2018
Days/Times: February 14 - 16 2018 @ 7:00pm & February 22 - 24 2018 @ 7:00pm

Beauty and the Computer Geek
East Valley Children's Theatre
Website: https://evct.org/
Location: Mesa Arts Center, Mesa, AZ
Dates: 2/15/2018 to 2/25/2018

Sleeping Beauty KIDS
Fountain Hills Youth Theater
Website: http://www.fhtaz.org/
Location: 11445 N. Saguaro Blvd., Fountain Hills, AZ
Box Office: (480) 837-9661 x3
Dates: 2/16/2018 to 3/4/2018

The Drowsy Chaperone
Arizona Conservatory for Arts and Academics
Website: http://www.azconservatory.org/
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Dates: 2/21/2018 to 2/24/2018

Once On This Island JR
Musical Theatre of Anthem
Website: http://www.musicaltheatreofanthem.org/index.html
Location: 42323 N. Vision Way, Anthem, AZ
Box Office: 623-336-6001
Dates: 2/22/2018 to 2/25/2018

Sincerely, Robin Hood
Actor's Youth Theatre
Website: https://www.actorsyouththeatre.org/
Location: The Tuscany Theatre, 861 N Higley Road, suite 105, Gilbert, AZ
Box Office: 480-907-7050
Dates: 2/22/2018 to 3/3/2018

Desert Stages Theatre
Website: http://www.desertstages.org/
Location: Fashion Square, 7014 East Camelback Road, Suite 0586, Scottsdale, AZ
Box Office: 480.483.1664
Dates: 2/23/2018 to 3/25/2018

The Sparrow
Limelight Performing Arts
Website: http://limelightyouththeater.org/
Location: 511 W Guadalupe Rd Suite 12, Gilbert, AZ
Box Office: 480-926-1124
Dates: 2/23/2018 to 3/4/2018

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Studio 3 Performing Arts Academy
Type: Vocal
Website: http://www.studio3arts.com/
Location: Gilbert, AZ
Phone: 602-228-3288
Description: Offering private and group voice to all ages, boys and girls, men and women.

Academy For the Performing Arts
Type: Drama
Website: http://www.hbapa.org
E-Mail: rrotenberry@hboilers.com
Location: Huntington Beach, CA
Phone: (714) 536-2514 x4025
Description: A magnet high school program that offers instruction in acting, musical theatre, dance, playwriting, directing, technical theatre, costuming, commercial recording arts and more. APA also offers APA Kids and Summer Fest with classes for grades K-10.

Choreography By Ali
Type: Drama
Website: http://choreographybyali.com/
Location: Fallbrook, CA

D.E.E. Studio Productions Performing Arts Academy
Type: Drama
Website: http://www.deestudioproductions.com
E-Mail: dsptalent@aol.com
Location: 26566 Shakespeare Lane, Stevenson Ranch, CA
Phone: 661-254-4543
Description: Offers lessons in drama, voice, dance, piano and guitar.

Darleen Hampson
Type: Drama
E-Mail: darleen1953@yahoo.com
Location: Visalia, CA
Phone: 559-759-0813

JA Vocal Music
Type: Vocal
Website: http://www.javocalmusic.com
E-Mail: jeanette@javocalmusic.com
Location: 7246 Eton Ave. Unit C, Canoga Park, CA
Phone: (818) 357-6253

Molly's Vocal and Piano Studios
Type: Vocal
Website: http://www.ocvoiceteacher.com
E-Mail: mollygutman@gmail.com
Location: 711 W. 17th St., Suite D8, Costa Mesa, CA
Phone: 714-501-2234
Description: Offers lessons in voice, piano, and music theory

Mt Shasta Childrens Theatre
Type: Drama
Website: http://shastastudios.net
E-Mail: shastastudios@yahoo.com
Location: 108 Old Mc Cloud Rd, Mt Shasta, CA
Phone: (917) 371-7594

Ron Depuy
Type: Vocal
E-Mail: depuym@gmail.com
Location: San Diego, CA
Phone: 619-316-4239
Description: Vocal, Piano, and Guitar

Visionary School for the Performing Arts
Type: Drama
Website: http://visionarydancetheatre.org/Education/
Location: 8803 1/2 La Mesa Blvd., La Mesa, CA
Phone: 619-758-8112

Janet Frenkel
Type: Vocal
E-Mail: jsf1224@gmail.com
Location: 6650 Thackston Drive, Riverview, FL
Phone: 813-244-8669

Christian Youth Theater-Atlanta
Type: Drama
Website: http://www.cytatlanta.com
E-Mail: michellejevans@yahoo.com
Location: 3000 Old Alabama Road, Alpharetta, GA
Phone: 678-640-0076

Linda Giffin Piano & Voice Studio
Type: Vocal
Website: http://www.pianoandsinginglessons.com/
E-Mail: sing88keys@gmail.com
Location: 26 Brookfield Terrace, Framingham, MA

Acting Out Playhouse
Type: Drama
Website: http://www.theactingoutplayhouse.com/
Location: 65 Main St., Warwick, NY
Phone: 845-986-2629

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