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Musical Theatre Class of 2018 Showcase

Musical Theatre Class of 2018 Showcase
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Musical Theatre Class of 2018

Musical Theatre Class of 2018

Welcome

Rider University's Westminster College of the Arts congratulates our B.F.A. in Musical Theatre Class of 2018!

They'll showcase their talent in a fast-paced 50-minute production on Tuesday, May 1 at Pearl Studios in New York City. To learn more, contact Robin Lewis at [email protected].


Meet our Students

Headshot of Bella Lueckemeyer

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THEATRE

The Tempest
Gonzalo
Rider University/dir. Chris Parks

White Christmas
Rita/Dance Ensemble
Rider University/dir. Robin Lewis

The Penelopiad
Antinous
Rider University/dir. Trent Blanton

Almost, Maine
Gayle
BTWHSPVA/dir. Charlton Gavitt

The Column Awards
Performer
The Column/dir, Nicolas C. Morris

Headshot of Brandon Fuller

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THEATER

The Theory of Relativity
Adam
Trent Blanton
Rider University

Good Person of Setzuan
Grandfather
Louis F. Goldberg
Rider University

Gallathea
Dick/Peter/Larissa
Ivan Fuller
Dionysus Intl. Theatre Fest.

Of Thee I Sing
Senator Jones U/S
Nathan Hurwitz
Rider University

Headshot of Brandon Walters

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THEATER

The Little Mermaid
Scuttle
Forestburgh Playhouse

Bye Bye Birdie
Harvey Johnsen, Conrad Birdie u/s
Forestburgh Playhouse

Mary Poppins
Bert
Shawnee Playhouse

The Addams Family
Lucas Beineke
Shawnee Playhouse

Newsies
Elmer/Spot Conlon, Crutchie u/s
Forestburgh Playhouse

Headshot of Brynn Owen

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THEATER

The Marvelous Wonderettes
Missy
Off-Broadstreet Theater

Tarzan
Jane u/s, Ensemble
Gretna Theatre

A Little Night Music
Mrs. Nordstrom
Rider University

Catch Me If You Can
Mindy
Rider University

Of Thee I Sing
Diana u/s, Ensemble
Rider University

White Christmas
Betty u/s
Rider University

Headshot of Casey Esbin

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THEATER

Mary Poppins
Miss Andrew/Mrs. Corry/Dance Captain/ Ensemble
The Shawnee Playhouse

The Addams Family
Ancestor
The Shawnee Playhouse

Welcome to the Rain
Featured Soloist
Rider University (Mariann Cook)

Of Thee I Sing
Ensemble
Rider University (Nathan Hurwitz)

Flower Power: A 60’s Cabaret
Ensemble/Swing
Rider University (Mariann Cook)

Headshot of Charlene Jean

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THEATER

Once on This Island
Erzulie
Rider University
Trent Blanton

Mary Poppins
Mrs. Corry
Woodstock Playhouse
Sam Scalamoni

42nd Street
Ensemble
Woodstock Playhouse
Andrew Parker Greenwood

From Here to Eternity
U.S. Premiere
Rita
Merry-Go-Round Playhouse
Sir Tim Rice/Brett Smock

Headshot of D’Arcy Green

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THEATER

Gallathea
Phyllida
Rider University

The Wedding Singer
Ensemble
The Gem Theatre

Of Thee I Sing
Ensemble
Rider University

Welcome the Rain: A Goldrich & Heisler Cabaret
Soloist
Rider University

Legally Blonde: The Musical
Elle Woods
Titan Theatre

Headshot of Daniel Maldonado

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REGIONAL THEATER

NEWSIES
Jack Kelly
Forestburgh Playhouse
Dir. Jacob Brent/Jen Thiessen

THE GRADUATE
Benjamin
Forestburgh Playhouse
Dir. Mark Hardy

ROCK OF AGES
Drew
Forestburgh Playhouse
Dir. Robin Levine

TOMMY
Cousin Kevin
Forestburgh Playhouse
Dir. Robin Levine

Headshot of Emily Albrecht

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THEATRE

ALL SHOOK UP
Dance Swing/Vocal Ensemble
RIDER UNIVERSITY

BYE BYE BIRDIE
Teen Dance Ensemble
CABRILLO MUSIC THEATRE

THE DIARY (WORLD PREMIERE)
Anne
THOUSAND OAKS REPERTORY THEATRE

INTO THE WOODS
Little Red Ridinghood
CHAMINADE COLLEGE PREPARATORY HS

MEET ME IN SAINT LOUIS
Adult Dance Ensemble
CABRILLO MUSIC THEATRE

Headshot of Emma Jessop

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REGIONAL THEATRE

Grease
Sandy
Blackfriars Theatre /Danny Hoskins


EDUCATIONAL THEATRE

Heathers
Heather Chandler
Rider University

She Kills Monsters
Evil Tina
Rider University

The Last Days Of Pompeii
Julia
Rider University

Sensation(s)
Amy
SUNY Fredonia

Songs For A New World
Woman 1
Gates Theatre

Headshot of Essence Williams

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REGIONAL THEATRE

Legally Blonde
Pilar
Lexington Theatre Company/ Dir. Lyndy Smith/ Co Dir. Laura Bell Bundy 

Hairspray
Dynamite 1/Dance Capt
Cape Rep Theatre/Dir. Scott Ripley

Aida
Ensemble/Dance Capt.
Players by the Sea, FL/Dir. Bradley Akers

The Wiz
Dorothy
Stage Aurora, FL/Dir. Daryl Hall

Headshot of Jenna Atkinson

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REGIONAL THEATRE

Little Shop of Horrors
Audrey
Sing for America Productions

As the Matzo Ball Turns
Alexa Goode, Seductress
2017 Philly Fringe Festival (Gene Duffy)

Arsenic and Old Lace
Elaine Harper Understudy
Berkshire Theatre Group (Gregg Edelman)

The Music Man
Pick-A-Little Lady/Ensemble
Berkshire Theatre Group (Travis G. Daly)

Headshot of Kara Jönsson

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REGIONAL THEATRE

Mary Poppins
Mary Understudy
Mayo Performing Arts

Schoolhouse Rock Live!
Dori
Cabrillo Stage

West Coast Premiere: Lunch
Dance Captain
Cabrillo Stage

Oliver!
Assistant Choreographer/Feat. Dancer
Cabrillo Stage

A Night At The Nutcracker
Featured Dancer
Cabrillo Stage

Headshot of Kathryn Priest

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THEATRE

TEXAS! Outdoor Musical
Dancer
Texas Panhandle Foundation (dir. David Yirak)

Eighties Explosion Cabaret
Vocalist
Rider University (dir. Franklin Trapp)

White Christmas
Ensemble
Rider University (dir. Robin Lewis)

Catch Me If You Can
Swing/Dance Capt.
Rider University (dir. Robin Lewis)

Headshot of Kayla Matters

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REGIONAL THEATRE

Oliver
Artful Dodger
Forestburgh Playhouse/Trent Blanton


EDUCATIONAL THEATRE

Good Person of Setzuan
Old Man
Rider University/ Louis Goldberg

Inherit the Wind
Mrs. McClain
Rider University/ Miriam Mills

Of Thee I Sing
Supreme Court Judge
Rider University/ Nathan Hurwitz

Headshot of Kaylee Guzowski

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THEATRE

The Theory of Relativity (in progress) 
Jenny
Rider University
Dir. Trent Blanton

White Christmas
Judy Haynes u/s, Ensemble
Rider University
Dir. Robin Lewis

Fosse Tribute
Dancer
Infinite Energy Center
Dir. Paige Chambers Rutsche

Headshot of Kelly Prendergast

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RIDER UNIVERSITY THEATRE

White Christmas
\Betty Haynes
Robin Lewis

Of Thee I Sing
Mary Turner
Nathan Hurwitz

All Shook Up
Natalie
Robin Lewis

A Dr. in Spite of Himself
Angel & Neighbor
Carter Gill


REGIONAL THEATRE

Les Miserables
Cosette
Christian Community Theatre

Headshot of Kirsten Lee

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THEATRICAL

Suessical, Jr
Mayzie La Bird
Walnut Street Theatre

Aladdin, Jr.
Narrator
Walnut Street Theatre

Flower Power Cabaret
Swing
Rider University

Of Thee I Sing
Ensemble
Rider University

The Good Person of Setzuan
The Old Woman/Child
Rider University

Thoroughly Modern Millie
Rita
Standing Ovation Theatre Co.

Headshot of Lizz Sooy

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UNIVERSITY PERFORMANCE

Theory of Relativity
Catherine
Rider University/Trent Blanton

Disenchanted
Mulan
Rider University/Mariann Cook

The Good Person of Setzuan
God #2
Rider University/Louis Goldberg

Merrily We Roll Along
Mary Flynn
Westminster/Maclain Hardin

Gallathea
Phyllida
Dionysus Festival/Ivan Fuller

Headshot of Mariah Lotz

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THEATRE

GOOD PERSON OF SETZUAN
Shen Te/Shui Ta
Rider University(Louis Goldberg)

REVOLT CABARET (upcoming)
Soloist
Rider University (Franklin Trapp)

INHERIT THE WIND
Reporter
Rider University (Miriam Mills)

OF THEE I SING
Senator/Ensemble
Rider University (Nathan Hurwitz)

Headshot of Mary Sudol

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MUSICAL THEATRE

Bonnie And Clyde
Young Bonnie
Rider University/Robin Lewis

Hairspray
Amber / Velma
Viviana Theatre, Matthew English

Welcome the Rain Cabaret
Soloist
Rider University, Mariann Cook

Of Thee I Sing
Ensemble
Rider University, Nathan Hurwitz

Sweeney Todd
Ensemble
Passaic Valley Summer Theatre

Headshot of Matt Sweeney

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THEATRE

Singin’ in the Rain
Cosmo Brown
Pines Dinner Theatre

America Sings
Man 1
Pines Dinner Theatre


EDUCATIONAL THEATRE

The Good Person of Szechuan
Husband/Gentleman #1/Bonze
Rider University

Eighties Explosion
Featured Performer
Rider University

White Christmas
Quintet
Rider University

Headshot of Nick Ziobro

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TV/FILM

Dangerous Liaisons
Co-Star
ABC/Taylor Hackford

American Songbook
Guest Star
PBS/NJTV

America’s Got Talent
Featured Act
NBC

The Last Pickup
Lead
Goodface Films/Matthew Bonifacio


THEATRE

Route 66
Michael
St. Vincent Summer Theatre/Greg Brandt

Bonnie & Clyde
Ted
Rider U./Robin Lewis

Headshot of Nora Elkind

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REGIONAL THEATRE

Pippin
Player
Princeton Summer Theater/ Sam Weisberg

Hair
Jeanie
Cultural Arts Playhouse/ Bruce Grossman

Les Miserables
Ensemble
Smithtown PAC/ Ken Washington


UNIVERSITY THEATRE

Bonnie and Clyde
Trish
Rider University / Robin Lewis

The Penelopiad
Queen Anticlea u/s
Trent Blanton

Headshot of Pat Constant

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OFF-BROADWAY

The Sorceress
Markus (Lead)
National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene


REGIONAL THEATRE

Family Furniture
Nick (Lead)
The Off-Broadstreet Theater

RENT
Roger Davis
Second Stage Productions


EDUCATIONAL THEATRE

White Christmas
U/S Bob Wallace
Rider University

Headshot of Rachel Musson

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REGIONAL THEATRE

The Room
Rose
Dir. Michael Alvarez
Hangar Theatre Wedge

Furry Tails
Alex
Dir. Gabriel Weissman
Hangar Theatre Kidstuff

In the Heights
Ensemble
Dir. Ray Walker
North Carolina Theatre

Hairspray
Tracy
Dir. Matthew Steffens
Playmakers Rep.Company

The Music Man
Ethel
Dir. Tom Quaintance
Playmakers Rep.Company

Headshot of Rachel Sherman

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THEATRE

Disenchanted
The Little Mermaid
Rider University, NJ

Flower Power: A 60’s Cabaret
Soloist
Rider University, NJ

Mary Poppins
Dance Ensemble
Plays-In-The-Park, NJ

South Pacific
Ensign Janet McGregor
Plays-In-The-Park, NJ

Oklahoma
Ensemble
Plays-In-The-Park, NJ

Shrek The Musical
Little Red Riding Hood
Plays-In-The-Park, NJ

Headshot of Sarah Caldwell

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THEATRE

Heathers the Musical
Heather Duke
Avenue Theatre Company

Oklahoma
Ado Annie
Plays-in-the-Park

Shrek the Musical
Teen Fiona
Plays-in-the-Park

The Marvelous Wonderettes
Suzy
Off Broadstreet Theatre

Bound for Broadway Cabaret
Soloist
West End Lounge

The Insignificance of a Proper Whore
Young Whore
Times Square Arts Center

Headshot of Sarah Heinzmann

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UNIVERSITY THEATRE

Theory Of Relativity
Amy
Rider University/ dir. Trent Blanton

Of Thee I Sing
Ensemble
Rider University/ dir. Nathan Hurwitz


REGIONAL/COMMUNITY THEATRE

The Little Mermaid
Atina
Plays in the Park Edison, NJ

Chess
Reporter/Ensemble
WPPAC/ dir. Keith Levenson

Spring Awakening
Anna
Ridgefield Theater Barn

Headshot of Shelly Walsh

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REGIONAL THEATRE

FUNNY GIRL
Maude, Fanny Brice U/S
Forestburgh Playhouse/Nathan Brewer

THE LITTLE MERMAID
Atina
Forestburgh Playhouse/Franklin Trapp

BYE BYE BIRDIE
Gloria Rasputin/Penelope
Forestburgh Playhouse/Roque Berlanga

CRAZY FOR YOU
Ensemble
Forestburgh Playhouse/Trent Blanton

NEWSIES
Ensemble
Forestburgh Playhouse/Jacob Brent

Headshot of Sophia Introna

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FILM

I am Selma
Selma/Lead
dir. Yossera Bouchtia
Take Two Film Festival 2015 Manny Award for Outstanding Acting Performance as Selma in “I Am Selma”

Don’t Scream
Mckenzie/Lead
dir.Jesse Cornaglia


NEW YORK THEATRE

Emerson Looses Her “Miand”
Roxaneh
NYC Winterfestival/dir. Noam Shapiro

RENT
Mimi
The Connelly Theater

Headshot of Sophia Perez

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THEATRE

White Christmas
Quintet (Ensemble)
Rider University/Robin Lewis

A Little Night Music
Malla (Ensemble) *u/s Anne, Mrs. Anderssen
Rider University/Nathan Hurwitz

Titanic
Alice (Lead)
OCSA/Karen Rymar

Mirror Mirror
Bobbie Ann (Lead)
OCSA/Lauren Balfour

Changing Minds
Ensemble
OCSA/Karen Rymar