Addison (Silly Girl – Old Beggar)
Addison is a pianist, who has been in several different plays with the Poleplant Players (neighborhood friends). She is also going to try out for a volleyball team.
Anna has been acting since she was seven years old. She has been in six plays. She loves acting, playing her tuba in band, singing, and playing sports. She wants to be a Broadway actress when she is older.
Bio coming soon.
Emery (Mrs. Potts)
Emma (Silly Girl – Monsieur D’arque)
Bio coming soon.
Evie has developed a deep love of theater. She made her Center Stage debut in Willy Wonka as Mdme Gloop. She played Mort in Madagascar and is looking forward to perfoming Lumiere. She loves archery, music, horseback riding, family, and friends.
This is Gilly’s 2nd production with PPRCS! She previously played “Private” in Madagascar and a sassy student in an education technology promotional music video, and often acts in dramatic ways when interacting with her older brother.
Kalyb’s love for acting started at our past church’s holiday performances – he loved being in front of people and being challenged. Last year was his first time with Center Stage in their fall production of Willy Wonka, playing Augustus Gloop. He had a great time learning from Kay and his castmates. Kalyb is in the 5th grade at Martinez Elementary. He loves being outside with friends – and all things LEGO, Nerf, and Ninjago.
Bio Coming Soon.
Bio Coming Soon.
Miaja is back on stage after premiering as one of Center Stage’s Marty in the first regional production of Madagascar and debuting as Mr. Bucket and an Oompa-Loompa in Willy Wonka. She recently won First Place in a District Speech competition and has performed on stage in two talent shows, showing off her skills in dance and, believe it or not, musical cup stacking. When she is not on stage, you can find Miaja spending time with her family, bowling, playing volleyball or working on her golf game.
This is Misha’s third production with Center Stage; the first is portraying Sarabi/Sarafina in The Lion King and the second is landing the role as the Candy Man in Willy Wonka. She took a Center Stage after school enrichment program in 2014 and she was hooked! Misha’s other interests include dancing hip hop, jazz and tap. She participates in the school choir and started playing the violin last year in Orchestra. Misha also loves to rock climb, swim, paint and practice nunchucks in the backyard with her Papa.
Nika (Silly Girl – Madame De La Grande Bouche)
Born in Long Beach, CA. A flair for the dramatics. Participated as a model for a children’s online boutique, Colorado Springs Performing Arts Center, Center Stage 2017 – Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Loves to sing and bake! Dreams of being a professional actress.
Patrick is thrilled to be making his debut with Center Stage. His recent credits include The Indian Boy in Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Theo in Pippin, and dancing with the Oklahoma City Ballet as The Little Mouse in the Colorado Springs Philharmonic’s production of The Nutcracker at the Pike’s Peak Center. Patrick plays sports year-round, has been a member of Synergy Dance Academy’s competition team and recently earned his purple belt in Goju Ryu karate. He is currently studying at James Irwin Charter Elementary School.
Sari loves playing narrator! Any type of play for her would be narrator! Cats are her favorite animal, and she loves to sing!
Shelton, age 9, born in Colorado Springs. Her interests include: GT Math, Music, and performing arts. She is currently learning cello; she is also interested in guitar and piano. She is a force to be reckon with; she is a green belt in Tae Kwon Do and 3rd year in chess club. This will be her debut in this type of performance.
Sophia, also known as JoJo, age 11, born in Colorado Springs. Her interests include: drawing, singing, and performing arts. She was part of the yearbook team, student council, and chess club last year. Sophia is currently a green belt in Tae Kwon Do. She is now taking her talents to the stage. This will be her debut in this type of performance.
Bio coming soon.
Vera, 8 years old, is participating in her first theater performance. She plays the bookseller, and a wolf, in the Center Stage performance of “Beauty and the Beast”. Vera loves to play pretend and after seeing Center Stage’s performance of “Madagascar” could hardly wait to find out more about performing on stage.
Director – Kay McNeill
Kay has been a music/drama teacher for grades K-12 in Colorado Springs School District #11 since 1975. She owns her own training company, Education Resources, and has taught teachers nationwide for several universities, including Lesley U., Chapman U., the Univ. of Phoenix, Cal State U Hayward. She has staged many theatrical productions for both schools and local communities and has been cited in Who’s Who in American Education. Her creative energy is infectious.
Sound and Lighting Team – Kendra S., Destiny T. and Hannah W.
Stage Managers – Becky & Jay Anderson and Beth Roren
Float Director – Mark Hall
Wardrobe & Props Leads – Jason Liles & Krista Mavety
Music by Alan Menken
Lyrics by Howard Ashman & Tim Rice
Book by Linda Woolverton