The Cast of TMP T3’s “High School Musical Jr.”
Gavin Felciano (Coach Bolton) is 11 years old and is delighted to be a part of “High School Musical Jr.”! This is his ninth production, his most recent roles being Michael Hobbs in “Elf the Musical Jr.” and a squid in “The Little Mermaid.” His hobbies include singing, dancing, socializing and having fun! He really hopes you enjoy “High School Musical Jr.”!
Bella Morton (Ms. Darbus) is writer, violinist, and actor. This is her twelfth show and she is looking forward to many more. Bella would like to thank her parents for exposing her to this wonderful community and is very proud of her twin sister Emma, her leading lady and best friend. Bella was recently seen in “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe” (Tumnus), and “Mulan” (Hong-Destiny). She would like to dedicate her performance to the creator of it all, “for everyone born of God shall overcometh the world” (1 John 5:4), and she intends to do just that. She hopes that you have a wonderful time and enjoy the show.
Katrina Wirtz (Ms. T/Brainiac) is 16 and attends Mountain View High School. She has been in five TMP productions and can’t wait for the next one. You may have seen you last in “Elf the Musical Jr.” with BEAT. She would like to thank her sister, Keely Wirtz, for getting her started in theater and for always supporting her. Enjoy “High School Musical Jr.”!
Evelyne Anderson (Moderator) is incredibly excited to be a part of her second TMP production. She enjoys dark chocolate, plants, books and cats. She dedicates her performance to her AWESOME friends and loving family and hopes you enjoy the show. GO WILD CATS!
Hope Cardot (Taylor) is sixteen and loves musical theater. She was recently in “Elf the Musical Jr.” where she played Mrs. Hobbs. Hope is ecstatic to be in “High School Musical Jr.” In addition to musical theater Hope loves drawing, singing and playing ukulele. Hope would like to dedicate this show to her parents for always believing in her. Go Wildcats!
Hannah Cielowski is eleven years old and loves “Harry Potter”. She has been in two other TMP production first as a munchkin and a flying monkey in “The Wizard of Oz” and then as a lost boy in “Peter Pan”. She loves “Harry Potter”. She would like to dedicate this show to all of her friends, and she loves “Harry Potter”.
Betsy Green in 16 years old and loves to read, dance, sing, play guitar, write, math, science, business, teaching and track and field. Betsy goes to Cascade Academy and hopes you come to love “High School Musical” as much as she does!
Ellie Skjersaa (Gabriella) has been doing TMP for around two years and has loved working with the company and all her cast members. She has been in many plays including, “Beauty and the Beast”, “Shrek the Musical”, “Peter Pan” and “The Little Mermaid”. She is very excited to be a part of “High School Musical Jr.” Ellie goes to Pacific Crest Middle School and is currently in eighth grade. She is excited and ready to put on a show!
Peyton Wood (Jack Scott) is 13 years old and is excited to be in his first TMP production. He has most recently been seen in BEAT’s production of “Elf Jr.” and “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe” as Mr. Beaver. Outside of theater Peyton enjoys singing, playing golf and playing the piano. He would like to thank his cast and directors for making this amazing show!
Ellie Wheeler (Martha) has done just one other TMP production which was “Annie” as Duffy the orphan. Ellie is 12 years old and loves to dance and sing. In her free time, Ellie likes to be with friends, play sports, sing and act. She hopes you enjoy the show.
Ashlynn Bowles is 13 years old and attends Cascade Middle School. This is her first TMP production and she can’t wait to participate in more. She loves to sing, dance and act. She would like to thank her fellow actors who helped encourage her to do her best. Lastly, she would like to give a special thanks to Aubrey Luse for introducing her to TMP. She hopes you enjoy the show and that you follow your dreams, because if you don’t you have to stick to the status quo!
Abby Busch is 12 years old and goes to Cascade Middle School. Abby has been in all of TMP’s shows and BEAT’s “Alice in Wonderland.” Her most recent role was as Annie in TMP’s “Annie”. Abby would like to thank David, Scott and Hailey for making this show possible and also her cat Roxy and her best friend Evelyne who was always by her side! Abby hopes you enjoy the show!
Alex Dennis is 10 years old and psyched to be in “High School Musical Jr.”! This will be her seventh production with TMP. When Alex is not acting she likes to dance, sing, play the piano and hang out with her friends and family. She would like to dedicate this performance to her Mom and Dad for being so supportive and to the cast and crew for making this show possible. She hopes everyone will enjoy the show!
Natalie Hanlon is 13 years old and is in 7th grade. Natalie has previously been in “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.” She hopes everyone has fun and she dedicates this show to her family.
Caroline Hicks is 10 years old and when she is not acting she enjoys baking, traveling, writing, hanging out with friends and family, skiing and dancing, Caroline is very excited to be in “High School Musical Jr.” because it is one of her favorite musicals and she thinks it will be a blast to be in! She would love to thank her Mom and Dad for being so supportive and would lie to dedicate her performance to Alex Dennis for helping her every step of the way! Caroline is very excited for everyone to see this production!
David Purkey (Troy) is a seventeen year old homeschooler. He is actively involved in music and theater all around Central Oregon. His most recent productions include BEAT’s “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe” (Peter Pevensie), and BEAT’s “Elf the Musical Jr.” (Buddy the Elf). Musically he has received a Young Artist’s Scholarship from the Sunriver Music Festival and has sung with many choirs over the years, most notably the Central Oregon Mastersingers under the direction of Dr. Clyde Thompson. David dedicates this show first, to his Creator and second, to all those who dare to challenge the status quo.
Natalie Williams has done seven plays in her life starting from third grade. She has been a main character in three of them and ensemble in the rest. She does dance and choir after school and loves acting, the arts and having fun with friends and she can’t wait for you to see the show!
Luke Wulf (Zeke) is 14 years old and is in eighth grade. In school Luke likes to study science, sing in jazz choir and work on math. Outside of school he likes to play videogames, ride his bike and hang out with friends. This is Luke’s sixth show most recently including BEAT’s “Elf the Musical Jr.”(Walter Hobbs), and BEAT’s “The Music Man” (Winthrop Paroo). He would like to dedicate this show to his Creator and to Bob Shaw.
Ryan Zweers (Chad) is 15 years old and is so excited to play Chad in “High School Musical”, which will be his second stage play. He loves to snowboard and act. He attends Summit High School.
Wil Anderton (Mongo) has been a part of TMP for over two years. Wil is glad to share the stage with friends and classmates. This is his twelfth show including “Suessical the Musical”, “Aladdin”, and “Peter Pan”. We hope you enjoy TMP’s production of “High School Musical Jr.”!
Eloise Flanagan enjoys playing volleyball and downhill skiing along with theater in her free time. She is excited to sing and dance in this production of “High School Musical Jr.” She loves animals and spending time with family.
Casey James (Ripper) is 13 years old and is home schooled. This is his third TMP show. He enjoys stuff. He dedicates this show to the spontaneous kick line.
Soli Lachman is 12 years old and has been in six shows with TMP and will continue to do more with the company. He would recommend to everybody to do a show with TMP at least once. Who knows? You might like it too.
Aubrey Luse is 13 years old, is in 7th grade and wears cool socks. This is her fifth show and she is really excited about it. Her hobbies include being a strange person, reading, dancing, and other random stuff. She would like to thank her cat for being a good cat.
Emma Morton is 13 years old and is in the seventh grade and is currently in Central Oregon Youth Choir. She has been in 12 shows most recently including: “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe” (Lucy Pevency}, “Elf the Musical Jr.” (Jovie), and “The Little Princess” (Sara Crew). In her free time she enjoys singing, playing piano and acting. She is excited to be in the amazing production and hopes you enjoy the show!
Sienna Swetland is 13 years old and is excited to be in another TMP production and hopes to be in many more of their upcoming productions. Other than acting, she loves reading, writing and hanging out with friends and is so happy to make even more friends in the theater community.
Alana Cole (Sharpay) is ecstatic to be taking part of her fifth TMP production. She is also ecstatic to be playing the sassy and powerful Sharpay Evans. On the stage, or on the field, Alana always brings her competitive side to a challenge. She would like to thank her family for always supporting her and her friends for always reminding her to just keep swimming.
Miya Corpstein (Cathy) is 14 years old and goes to High Desert Middle School. She has been acting since she was 8 years old and this will be her 22nd show. Miya was most recently seen as Pepper in “Annie” and Emily Hobbs in “Elf the Musical Jr.” In her spare time she plays piano and ukulele. She is also in her schools jazz choir and will be joining them in their performance at Disneyland’s Anaheim Heritage Festival. She would like to dedicate this show to anyone who has ever felt like an outcast. Enjoy the show!
Sophia Guerrero (Kelsi) is so excited to be in “High School Musical Jr.”! You may have seen her in “Annie” as Kate the orphan. TMP is so awesome and she’s like to thank all of her instructors for being so cool and a special thanks to her parents for being so supportive.
Selah Hoole is a 12 year old girl who loves to sing. She has been in plenty of school shows including “The Lion King” and “Blast Off”. Her favorite things to do outside of singing and acting is reading and playing with her dog. Her hobbies include hanging out with friends and drawing. She hopes you enjoy the show!
Makenna Kirkpatrick (Susan) is a 12 year old girl whose passion is acting. She has been in 9 major productions and is still counting. You may have seen her in “Annie”, “The Little Mermaid” and “Shrek the Musical” and has been with TMP since the beginning. Other than non-stop singing, acting and dancing she loves to play her guitar. She hopes you will stick to the status quo!
Joel Newman (James) is 12 years old and home schooled. His recent productions include BEATS “The Lion, the Witch and The Wardrobe”, “Tarzan”, Opera Bends “Les Miserables”, as well as multiple “A Tower Christmas” shows. In his free time Joel enjoys reading, writing, singing, and playing with his golden retriever, Casper. Enjoy the show!
Annika Nissen is very pleased to be in “High School Musical Jr.” She is eleven and has been in all of TMP’s shows. She would like to thank all of her directors for helping her since the age of seven.
Macy Pofahl (Cyndra) is 13 years old and is in seventh grade at Pacific Crest Middle School. Macy has previously been in the world premiere of “Fly Guy” in Portland, OR and this summer will be attending Stage Door Manor. Macy is so excited to be in HSM and hopes you enjoy it! Thank you to all the people who made this show possible.
Luke Williams (Ryan) is 14 years old and attends eighth grade at Cascade Middle School. Luke has been doing musical theater for seven years and loves it more and more each day. He has previously done shows with BEAT, however this is his first TMP production. Luke is thrilled to be working with such an amazing cast and crew. He would like to thank his long-time friend, Gracie Conant, for being the biggest supporter in his whole life.