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How is a show cast?

We want to provide insight to how casting is done. There aren’t enough leads for everyone and sometimes understanding the process helps in encouraging  the performers. We start with what we call the “corners” to the puzzle. These are usually the main characters in the piece. Once these puzzle pieces are put together we delicately move all the other pieces around until the right picture for the production comes into view. This takes a great deal of time and is not taken lightly. The goal is that every learner has a speaking and singing part. This means that many students are in multiple roles. Ensemble parts will be given as the show proceeds but each student can expect to be in an ensemble scene. Simply put, all actors will be getting a large amount of stage time.


How can I help my young actor?

Once the cast is set help your performer highlight their parts with them and practice them with them. Have them read lines to you at home, in the car, etc. Make it a part of your daily routine. The better the actors know their line, the more confident they will be on stage. All music is on the website under the Triple Threat tab please make it the soundtrack of your lives. This will help engrain the music into their minds making choreography and blocking days run smoother.

Cast Lists:
4:30-5:30 Take a Bow "Lion King"

Rafiki 1                                           Reagan Mitchell

Rafiki 2                                           Olivia Orlich

Rafiki 3                                           Mila Gillespie

Rafiki 4                                           Caroline Byrnes

Rafiki 5                                           Malia Welker
Mufasa & Bow solo 1                        Laine Crosby

Sarabi & Hukana Matata solo 1,3,&5  Ansley Frohling
Zazu & Bow solo 2                           CC Partin

Scar                                               Kaylin Knutson

Young Simba                                   Collins Ehrich
Simba                                             Lynnlee Meredith

Young Nala                                     Abby Brooks

Nala                                              Emma Ogle

Banzia & Villager #1                         Isabella Williams
Shenzi & Villager #2                         Brooklyn Fox

Ed & Hakuna Matata solo 2,4, & 5     Landon Merkel

Timon                                             Lorelie Koch
Pumba                                            Bennett Mitchell 


Please Note - the entire cast will have multiple roles as animals, villagers, ensemble, hyenas, and the night sky 

5:35-6:35 Take a Bow "Lion King"

Rafiki 1                                           Dezirae Colford-Scott

Rafiki 2                                           Hadley Dearle

Rafiki 3                                           Madeline Roan

Rafiki 4                                           Hallie Hanna

Rafiki 5                                           This part to be split between Rafiki’s 1-4-
Mufasa & Bow solo 1                        Olive Powell

Sarabi.                                            Ranica Dodoo
Zazu & Bow solo 2                           Addie Wehlinger

Scar                                               Vivienne Steele

Young Simba                                   Gabrielle Gallagher
Simba                                             Adalyn Speer

Young Nala                                     Giavauna Click

Nala                                              Eleanor Cloud

Banzia & Villager #1                         Bailey Bingman
Shenzi & Villager #2                         Lauren Hoskin

Ed & Hakuna Matata solo 2,4,5         Ranica Dodoo

Timon                                             Alexis Bray
Pumba                                            Cheyenne Wagoner


Please Note - the entire cast will have multiple roles as animals, villagers, ensemble, hyenas, and the night sky

Standing Ovation "High School Musical"

BOLTON CAST               CHARACTER                DARBUS CAST

Zach Sampson                Troy Bolton                  Harrison Shaw

Katie Williams                Gabriella Montez         Madeline Bryan
Emilee Wagoner             Sharpay Evans             Ella Misialek

Mason Trougakos            Ryan Evans                  Mason Trougakos

Addison Martin               Chad Danforth             Cameron Cahalan

Anna Kratochvil               Zeke Baylor                 Jersey Koch
Addi Williams                Taylor McKessie           Olivia Kempen
Sarah Sahmont               Martha Cox                Ella Pickett
Victoria Le                      Kratnoff                      Victoria Le

Murphy Vinson               Mrs. Darbus                 Katie Schwidder
Lexie Willis                    Coach Bolton               Amani Boules

Victoria Coleman           Kelsie Nelson                Ayla Relland
Aubrey Haines              Cathy (the belter)            Aubrey Haines
Angelina Stenson           Cyndria (opera girl)        Angelina Stenson
Harrison Shaw               James (mr. off pitch)        Zach Sampson
Victoria Le                     Susan (popstar singer)     Victoria Le

Aubrey Haines               Jack Scott                     Aubrey Haines
Angelina Stenson            Moderator                   Angelina Stenson
Victoria Le                     Miss Tenny                    Victoria Le

Angelina Stenson           Drum Major                   Angelina Stenson



Lexie Willis                     Solo 1                         Amani Boules
Murphy Vinson                Solo 2                         Katie Schwidder

Victoria Le                      Solo 3                         Victoria Le
Angelina Stenson            Solo 4                          Angelina Stenson
Aubrey Haines                Duet 1 (as a solo)           Aubrey Haines

Sarah /Ella                    Duet 2                          Sarah/Ella 

Victoria/ Ayla/ Anna K.   Trio 1 & Trio 2               Victoria, Ayla, Anna 

OFF NIGHT ENSEMBLE: Every single actor on their off night will be assigned an ensemble part of Rebel, Jock, Brainiac, or “general student population”.

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