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Beauty & The Beast
Cast Bios

Le Magnifique Cast

 

 

Wyatt Mitchison-Rojas (Beast/Prince) who is honored to my his Fine Arts Network and Theatre Royal Tours debut! Wyatt is a master student at California Baptist University, studying vocal performance. His previous theatrical credits include: Charles Gounod Roméo et Juliette; Mercutio, Little Shop of Horrors; Orin Scrivello, DDS, Into The Woods; The Baker,  Little Women; John Brooke, The Hunchback of Notre Dame; Clopin Trouillefou, Dido and Aeneas; Aeneas, and Trial by Jury; The Usher. Wyatt thanks his beautiful family, wonderful teachers, amazing friends, outstanding directors and cast, and his loving pets: Scooter, Choy and Glitzy for their undying love and support! @wyatt_mitchison.

 

Devlyn Novelli (Belle) is 18 years old and currently attending CSUF for her BFA in Musical Theater. Some highlights in her career include Hope in CSUF’s Urinetown, The Witch in TVHS’s Into the Woods, and getting to make her Broadway debut in the Jimmy Awards. She’d like to thank Scott, Cheri, and Sarah for this incredible opportunity and learning experience. She would also like to thank her supportive parents, sisters, and the csuf mt class of 27’ who witnessed her joy over receiving this role. She sincerely hopes you enjoy this enchanting tale!

 

Johnny Fletcher (Gaston) is thrilled to be working with FAN again! Credits Include:

OKLAHOMA (Curly), GUYS AND DOLLS (Sky), JOSEPH (Joseph), ANNIE

(Rooster). Venues: FAN, TVP, Moonlight, MTW, SDMT, Disneyland, and Sacramento

Music Circus. Thanks to the creative team for the opportunity, Maeven and Juliette forbeing awesome, and a special thanks to Sarah for being the ridiculously supportive,talented, and beautiful person she is!

Landon Gimenez (LeFou) is beyond thrilled to be a part of this incredible production of Beauty and the Beast! He started his entertainment journey at age nine starring in ABC’s Emmy nominated Resurrection. He also guest starred in shows like Criminal Minds, Fresh off the Boat and the Mick and voiced Jorge in Amazon Studios The Snowy Day which won two daytime Emmy’s. After many years of the film industry he wanted to try his hand at live theater! Starting out in theater with West Side Story (TVP) as Tiger/Jet Swing. He even got to perform as Action one night! You may have also seen him as an electric skate in SpongeBob the Musical (FAN) or Aron Schultz in Legally Blonde the Musical (FAN) and other shows like Hunchback of Notre Dame and Catch Me if You Can. Landon can’t wait to bring LeFou to life on stage and hopes you’ll enjoy this beautiful show.

 

Gerry Velona (Maurice) is so very happy to be back on the Fine Arts Network stage in this classic Disney tale. Some of his favorite prior credits include “Catch Me If You Can,” “West Side Story,” “A Christmas Carol,” “Les Miserables,” “Fiddler On The Roof,” “Mamma Mia,” “A Few Good Men,” “All Shook Up” and “The Addams Family” to name a few. Gerry hopes you and your family enjoys the show, and thanks you for supporting live theater. John 16:33.

 

Terrance Sylvas (Lumiere) who plays the role of Lumiere, is super excited and incredibly thankful to play such an iconic role for the first time. His more recent shows he has been a part of include The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Barfee), West Side Story (Chino/Bernardo Unds.), and You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown (Schroeder) with a few films having been a part of as well. Currently, he plans on transferring to California State University: Long Beach to pursue a Communications degree but has a deep rooted passion for the performing arts, whether that be theatre or film work. In his free time he loves to watch movies, go hiking, or spend time with friends. He hopes everyone enjoys this beautiful show and wants to thank all of his friends and family that came out to see it!

Ray Sewell (Cogsworth) Ray works in IT and is an illustrator and book publisher (“Two Young Captains”; coming soon, “My Grandpa is Santa”). He is a supportive spouse (the Wardrobe “looks ravishing”) and father to 3 amazing children. Theater credits include: Grease, The Music Man, A Christmas Carol, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Catch Me if you Can, Guys and Dolls, Fiddler on the Roof, Brigadoon, My Fair Lady, You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown, and Romeo and Juliet. Chorale credits: Charles River Chorale tenor, section leader, featured soloist. Currently moonlighting as a rockstar on electric bass! He’s thrilled to be performing at the OTTCT again with this wonderful cast and creative team!

 

Renee Chapman (Mrs. Potts) has music in her blood, having descended from a long

line of performers. In fact, her grandparents met while performing live on a

1930s radio broadcast. Gifted with a golden soprano voice and a sparkling onstage presence,Renee’s earliest voice teacher was her mother, Joe Ann Sooter. Later, she

studied classical voice with Louise Agal and began a 5-year stint performing

professionally at venues throughout Southern California. This onstage work

led to roles in musical theater including favorites Molly in “The Unsinkable

Molly Brown”, and Mrs. Paroo in “The Music Man.” 

After graduation from Cal State Fullerton, she coached frequently with

JoLane Jolley. Always seeking to improve her skills, Renee sought

additional training in Choral Conducting and Vocal Technique. 

With a lifetime love of the choral arts, Renee has sung in choirs under the

baton of John Alexander, Lex de Azevedo, Craig Jessop, JoLane Jolley, and

Brandon and Brett Stewart. Highlights include: featured soloist with many

choral groups in a variety of musical styles and recorded performances in

Jerusalem (David’s Wall), Texas (Meyerson Hall, ACDA Conference),

Maryland (Music Center at Strathmore), Utah (Tabernacle at Temple

Square), and in Southern California (Renee and Henry Segerstrom Hall, the

Crystal Cathedral, and Angel Stadium of Anaheim). 

Renee is thrilled to be making her Fine Arts Network debut in this

production of “Beauty & the Beast.” She dedicates her performance to her

patient and supportive husband, Bruce.

 

Wyatt Weeks (Chip) This is Wyatt’s debut to the stage and he’s so excited to be playing the role of “Chip.”  Wyatt says he’s a lot like Chip because they are both curious, funny and love their mama’s.
He has really enjoyed spending time with the rest of the cast and learning from all the talented people involved.  Wyatt enjoys playing soccer, going to church, and playing Roblox. Wyatt says he hopes you all enjoy the show!! 

 

Sarah Kennedy (Babette) is a San Diego native with a passion for the performing arts. A graduate from California State University Long Beach with a BA in Theater Arts, Sarah was able to study under the close mentorship of industry professionals such as Alexandra Billings of the Golden Globe winning/Emmy nominated show Transparent, and Andrea Caban, dialect expert, TED-talk coach, and Master Teacher of Knight-Thompson Speechwork and Fitzmaurice Voicework. Sarah has graced stages throughout California and beyond, performing the national anthem at the prestigious Petco Park, and spreading joy at Disneyland as part of a caroling quartet during the holiday season. Sarah was most recently seen onstage as Laurey in TVP's production of Oklahoma! Other favorite theater credits include the West Coast premiere of Disney's Aladdin: Dual Language Edition (Jasmine), Beauty and the Beast (Belle), Sound of Music (Maria), Addams Family (Wednesday), Spongebob The Musical (Sandy), Rent (Mimi), Next to Normal (Natalie), Les Miserables (Eponine), and the world premiere of California Repertory Company’s production of Out of Orbit (Victoria). Many thanks to my incredible family, Johnny, Juliette + Maeven for their constant support.

 

Leanna Pink-Sewell (Wardrobe) Leanna holds a MMEd from The Boston Conservatory with over ten years of public school music teaching, is the founder and instructor of The Music Studio (voice, piano, audition prep), and has performed worldwide. Show credits include: Guys and Dolls, Damn Yankees, West Side Story, Once Upon a Mattress, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, A Christmas Carol, Catch Me if you Can, The Who’s Tommy, Grease, Bye Bye Birdie, George M!, and Fiddler in the Roof. Her favorite role, however, is “Mom.” She  is excited to watch her daughter also enjoy the same stage in FAN’s “Beauty and the Beast jr” summer camp. Leanna is excited to share the stage with her beloved “Cogsworth” and is excited for you to “be our guest” tonight! 

 

Ben Gibbs (D’arque/Book Seller), a dynamic performer, is enchanted to embody the character of D'arque in this production of Beauty and the Beast. Having recently showcased his talent as Dennis Dupree in City of Temecula Youth Theater’s “Rock of Ages,” Kevin G. in Chaparral High School's rendition of "Mean Girls," and in ensemble roles in productions such as "Catch Me If You Can" with Fine Arts Network, Ben is proud to display dedication to musical theater. With a background in show choir, dance, and theater, Ben discovered his passion for performing at a young age. He owes his continued love for being on stage to all of his family, friends, and directors that always support his journey. Ben is thrilled to contribute his talents to this production and looks forward to bringing it to life for everyone to enjoy. 

 

 

Natalie Roehm (Silly Girl) is proud to be involved in this collaborative project between Fine Arts Network and Theatre Royale Tours. This is her second time doing Beauty and the Beast and has been performing since elementary school. She started out at Temecula Valley Charter School, where she performed in seven different productions. Then in high school, she was an active member in the Drama Program and performed in five shows, notably as Nora in A Doll’s House and Rapunzel in Into the Woods. She was also a Senior Co-director of Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead last year. She has been involved in other previous FAN productions such as being in the cast of The Hunchback of Notre Dame, as well as crewing for Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat. She also spent time with Temecula Performing Arts Center performing in Freaky Friday and Matilda. She would like to thank her family for their support and the directing team for the amazing opportunity of being a part of this talented cast!

 

Taylor Horn (Silly Girl) is so excited to be a part of this wonderful production! She is a TVHS graduate soon to be a freshman at Cal State Long Beach. Credits: The Mystery of Edwin Drood (Florence Gill), Frozen (Anna), You’re a Goodman Charlie Brown (Lucy). She would like to thank her family, friends, and pets for their constant love and encouragement. She would also like to thank Paul and Cheri Kehler, Jessica Pellé, and Fine Arts for this amazing opportunity! She hopes you enjoy the show!

 

Rachel Holley (Silly Girl) is excited to perform in this production of Beauty and the Beast. She fell in love with theatre at ten years old and hopes to make it her career someday. She plans to attend the AMDA College of the Performing Arts in Los Angeles to further her acting education with a BFA in Performance Musical Theater and Content Creation. She has dance training from Dance Spectrum, San Gorgonio Ballet, and Inland Empire Dance Company. She has taken vocal lessons with Tina Todd, Damian Perkins, Jessica Whitford, and Josh Carr. She has performed with the BUSD and RUSD school district and several community theaters in the Inland Empire. Favorite productions include Anastasia (Anya), Fame! (Serena Katz), Little Shop of Horrors (Chiffon), Phantom of the Opera (Meg Giry), Les Miserables (Eponine) Chicago: Teen Edition Cinderella (Ensemble/Stepsister Understudy). She recently received the judges award for best actor and scholarship from the California Educational Theatre Association for her role as #7 in The Wolves. She is thankful to her family, friends, and all her teachers for their support and aid in getting her to where she is today. She's honored to work with the production team and cast from Fine Arts Network and Theatre Royale Tours and hopes you enjoy the show!

 

Brooke Benford (Carpet) is an alumni from West Valley high school, and loves being on stage and is glad she has found an outlet to express her creativity. She couldn’t conclude writing her bio without thanking her mom, grandmother, twin brother and supporters for always cheering her on!!! Brooke loves all things acting, and is extremely grateful to have found an amazing theater family in this production.

 

Henry Luis Esteva (Dance Corps)  is a recent Riverside City College grad and is transferring to Cal State Fullerton’s Theatre BA Program in the fall. His previous roles include Damien in Mean Girls, Ensemble in Catch Me if You Can, and Dewey in The Diviners. He is so excited and blessed to be a part of such a fantastic show with the most stunning cast, and hopes the audience is able to feel all the magic and joy this show has to offer!

Grayson Fabozzi (Dance Corps) is so excited to be a part of the Men's Dance Corp. for this amazing production of Beauty and the Beast. Some of his favorite past productions are The Music Man (Tommy Djilas), A Christmas Carol (Ebeneser at 18), Newsies (Jack Kelly), West Side Story (Baby John), and Peter Pan (Captain Hook). Grayson wants to thank his family and friends for their continued support, and Fine Arts Network and Theatre Royale Tours for this opportunity!  Thank you for supporting live theater, and enjoy the show!

 

Teshan Teachey (Dance Corps) is thrilled to announce that he has graduated from West Valley High School and is now a proud member of the men’s dance core in the production of Beauty and the Beast. This marks an exciting new chapter in his performing career. During his time at West Valley, Teshan portrayed Sky Masterson in Guys and Dolls, Wadsworth in Clue, Harry MacAfee in Bye Bye Birdie, and both the Spirit of Christmas Yet to Come and Mr. Fezziwig in A Christmas Carol. He cherished every moment on that stage and is eager to continue his journey in theater. Beyond theater, Teshan enjoys a variety of hobbies including drawing, dancing, singing, skateboarding, and playing musical instruments. He also spent two rewarding years in the school band, delighting in the experience of playing at football games. Teshan extends his heartfelt gratitude to Mrs. Kehler for her invaluable support, to Danielle for her unwavering presence, to Coach Stuck for his relentless encouragement to excel on stage, and to the Howards for supporting him and being there whenever he needed them most.

 

Isaac Lopez (Dance Corps) is 22 years old and currently resides in Riverside, California studying musical theatre at Riverside City College. He spends his time writing and producing music and acting. Isaac’s recent credits are in Carrie: The Musical where he played Freddy. Isaac is excited to be in Beauty and the Beast and is thrilled to share this beautiful work with everyone. 

 

Joshua D’souza (Dance Corps) is so grateful to perform alongside this amazing cast and artistic team in his 8th production with Fine Arts Network. He is currently a rising senior in the Acting conservatory at Orange County School of the Arts and excited to take on the role of Algernon in The Importance of Being Earnest during their upcoming acting season. His favorite roles include Aladdin, Prince Eric, Prince Hans, and Aaron Samuels. He is also an Eagle Scout and 3rd Degree Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do, so if he ever is lost in the woods at night and encounters someone, he is sure he can take care of himself. Until then, he loves running around Temecula or even just taking a long walk to his pantry. He wants to thank his family for always supporting him in his ventures and can’t wait for you to experience this beast of a show.

 

Jeremiah Guinn (Dance Corps) is an 18 year old recent graduate who has been performing his whole life. He is so thrilled to be apart of this show. Some of his favorite performances include Brightstar as Jimmy-Ray, The Mystery of Edwin Drood as John Jasper, Frozen as Hans, and You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown as Snoopy, Schroder, and Charlie Brown. He wishes with peace and love you enjoy the show!

 

Kiley Hernandez (Dance Corps)  is delighted to be a part of the dance corps in this production. She is 20 years old, and is a recent graduate from UCR. This will be her fourth production with Fine Arts Network. Her favorite show to work on was Catch Me If You Can, and her favorite role was playing Ariel in The Little Mermaid. Kiley has been performing in musical theater for six years, and has done a total of six shows. She is so happy to be working with Cheri Kehler again, who introduced her to musical theater when she was 14. Kiley would like to thank her little sister, Keyra, for always doing shows with her and making it a great experience. She would also like to thank Kaleb, her family, and Joey Arreola for always supporting and believing in her! 

 

Keyra Hernandez (Dance Corps) is excited to be a part of the dance corps in this production. This is her third show with Fine Arts Network. Her favorite show she worked on was Catch Me If You Can. Keyra has a background in gymnastics and did dance in high school with Cheri Kehler. She would like to thank her family for supporting her!

Alexa Graves (Dance Corp) Alexa is thrilled to be back on stage and performing in this magnificent production.  Her previous performance credits include The Little Mermaid (Dance Corp/Ensemble), Matilda (Lavender) and Tarzan! (Baby Gorilla/Ensemble).  She would like to thank the entire creative team of Fine Arts Network and Theatre Royale for this opportunity. She is also grateful to her family and friends for their love and support.  Be Our Guest and enjoy the show! 

 

Danika Hemmer (Dance Corps) is thrilled to experience this unique opportunity with FAN Theater Co. producing alongside with Theatre Royal Tours and bringing this magical Broadway Musical to life. Danika’s most recent experience in Broadway Musicals are roles like Kassim from Aladdin Jr. Musical; role of Elphaba/Wicked witch of the west for The Wicked Wizard of Oz Medley; leading role of Anna from Frozen Jr. Musical; ensemble cast member in the original production of Nutcracker the Mousical; leading role of Little Red Riding Hood from Into The Woods; role of Gingy/Sugarplum Fairy from Shrek the Musical Meadley; role of Pearl from SpongeBob the Musical; role of Mrs. Salt for Willy Wonka the Musical; ensemble cast for Rock of Ages; ensemble cast for Annie the Musical; role of Mermaid Sister Adrina for The Little Mermaid Jr. Musical; adaptations roles for Strangest Things, as well as Matilda. Television training includes “Play-doh Squished” episode 6 on Amazon Prime, “Danika’s Dreamhouse” & “Major Minors the Academy” channels on YouTube; working alongside TV Actors and several talented kids. Danika has found true passion for musical productions, and plans to take her experience and talents all the way to the Broadway stage! “I would like to thank my Mom and Dad for their support on my love for the Theater of the Arts, thank you to my family and friends who attend my shows and always offer me loving words, and thank you to my teachers and mentors who always entrust me with roles that are exciting and that help me grow."

 

Caitlin Turner (Dance Corps) is so grateful to be apart of this amazing show! Some past credits include Mary Sunshine (Chicago: Teen Edition), Karen (Mean Girls: HS Edition), Ensemble (Catch Me if You Can), and Atina (The Little Mermaid). She has loved performing since she was little and is excited to be on stage once again. She wants to thank her mom for the endless support she has given her and hopes everyone loves the show!

 

Ellie Ballard (Dance Corps) is 16 years old and is happy to be performing in the Dance Corp! She has 13 years of training at The Dancers’ Studio in Hemet, CA in styles including ballet, pointe, tap, and jazz. Ellie has been doing theatre for almost 16 years, acting as a child in many high school and local productions. Ellie is now going into her junior year of high school where she is a member of advanced choir and band programs. Although this is her first show with FAN,  some of her recent credits include Nemo in Finding Nemo, Hermia in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and Marie in Aristocats at Tahquitz High School. Some of her memorable past credits include Michael Banks in Mary Poppins, Molly in Annie, and Roo in Winnie the Pooh at West Valley High School, and multiple roles in Ramona Summer Youth productions such as Young Anna and Dance Corp in Frozen Jr., Kelsie Nielson in High School Musical Jr., and Young Fiona and Gingy in Shrek the Musical. Ellie would like to thank her Mom, Dad, brothers, grandparents, and close friends for always supporting her in all her performances. She would also like to thank all of the directors for giving her this opportunity to dance and perform!

 

Elyse Ramirez (Dance Corps) is grateful to be dancing on stage with FAN’s wonderful cast of “Beauty and the Beast”. She will be playing an enchanted object and a wolf. She would like to thank her parents for continuing to be her #1 fans. She has been involved in shows since high school where she met the talented Cheri. she has continued to thrive within the theater in shows like West Side Story as Consuelo, a wife in “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream coat”, and Lucy Van Pelt in “You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown”. Offstage she enjoys trying new foods and traveling to new places.

 

Ava Lukens (Dance Corps) is excited to be a part of this talented cast! She is 13 years old and has been performing since the age of 3. Some of her past roles include Olaf (Frozen Jr.), Grace Farrell (Annie Jr.), and Genie (Aladdin Jr.), at Norris Performing Arts Center.  She has also participated in dance and triple threat teams as well as ballet productions at N-PAC and The Ballet Studio. She would like to thank the creative team, her teachers, friends and family. Enjoy the show!

Malana Sabri (Dance Corps) is thrilled to be in this production of Beauty and the Beast with Fine Arts Network and Theatre Royale. Born and raised in SoCal Malana found her love for musical theatre at the age of 5.  She is currently attending Chaparral High School. Previous roles include Cady Heron in Mean Girls, Dance Corps in Catch Me If You Can, Andrina/Princess in The Little Mermaid, Dolly Levi in Hello Dolly! and Dorothy in The Wizard Of Oz. Malana would like to thank her friends, family and Taylor Kunszy for their constant support. Malana’s future plans include finishing high school class of ’26 then attending college in hopes of earning a BFA in Musical Theatre. She is thrilled to be performing alongside many talented old and new friends. She hopes you enjoy the show!

 

Chanel Nutt (Dance Corps) is delighted to be back on stage in her first FAN + TR production! Previous roles include Jane Banks (Mary Poppins) Elsa (frozen Jr), Ariel (the little mermaid Jr), and Gertrude (Seussical Jr). Chanel trains and competes at Norris Performing Arts Center and consistently wins top awards for dance, vocals, and acting at competitions across the west coast. Later this year, she will be traveling to Prague to represent the US in the World Tap Championships! 

 

Nico Torres (Ensemble) is ecstatic to be a part of this production of Beauty and the Beast as a member of the men’s ensemble. He has previously starred in Madagascar Jr.,James and the Giant Peach, Elf Jr., Willy Wonka (twice), Strangest Things,

Legally Blonde Jr, SpongeBob the Musical, Into the Woods, Frozen Jr, Annie Jr,

and Aladdin Jr. Nico attends Norris Performing Arts Center and takes acting,

singing and dancing classes. He also competes on several triple threat teams and as

a soloist. Nico enjoys spending time with his animals and family. Nico would like

to thank his teachers at Norris Performing Arts Center, his parents, his family and

all his friends for all their support and love.

 

Daniel Marcelino (Dance Corps) is extremely excited to be a part of Fine Arts Network and Theatre Royale Tours production of Beauty and the beast. He 13 years old and has been doing theater for about 3 years and currently trains at the Norris Performing Arts Center. Recent credits include Aladdin in Aladdin jr. Beast in Beauty and the Beast jr.,

He hopes you enjoy the show!

 

Charlie McQueen (Ensemble) is 17 years old and a recent high school graduate. He has been performing for a few years now, but this is his first show with Fine Arts Network! Some of his past roles include Skimbleshanks in Cats, Mr. Green in Clue, Harvey Johnson in Bye Bye Birdie, and Benny Southstreet in Guys and Dolls. He is grateful for the opportunity to perform in this beloved show as a member of the ensemble. Charlie studied performing arts in high school under Cheri Kehler, and is happy to be working with her again for this show! He would like to say thank you to his sibling, Karina McQueen, who has participated in several shows within the community and has been a big inspiration to Charlie when it comes to acting. Charlie McQueen hopes to be a part of many more productions here in Temecula!

 

Allen Valencia (Ensemble) is a 19 year old who is currently double majoring in Dance and Lingustics at UC: San Diego. He is super excited and gratefully to be apart of the male ensemble in this years production of Beauty and the Beast, and would like to thank Cheri and Danielle for giving him the opportunity to continue his passion for the performing arts. 

 

Chandler Davis (Ensemble) is a 24 year old singer from Temecula, CA who performs both in Country Music and Musical Theater. As a country singer he has performed across Southern California and Tennessee and in 2022 won the NACMAI New Country Entertainer of the Year award. He started doing musical theater in 2023 with Fine Arts Networks production of The Little Mermaid. Since then he has also appeared in Christmas Carol and Legally Blonde.

Keira Wozniak (Ensemble) can’t wait to share all the enchantment of “Beauty and the Beast” with you all! This is Keira's third show with Fine Arts Network. She most recently had the opportunity to play Mrs. Potts in the Junior version of  Beauty and the Beast. When not on the OTTCT stage, Keira is very involved in Theater and is a Member of the Advanced Show Choir, Platinum FX, at Chaparral High school. Keira wants to thank Theatre Royale and FAN for the opportunity to join this fabulous production and bring this story to life. She also wants to thank her cast mates for being so loving, supportive and accepting of her, Theater friends are the best friends. She wants to send love to her Mom, Dad and brother for always being there to support her in her Acting, singing and performing endeavors.

Other past shows include: Mean Girls, The Little Mermaid, Little Women, Anything Goes, High School Musical and The Wizard of Oz. 

 

Olivia Klaisle (Ensemble) has been part of the Fine Arts Network Theater Company since 2021 when she played Matilda in Matilda the Musical. Since then she has played Louisa in The Sound of Music, Ariel in the Little Mermaid Jr., Jetsam in The Little Mermaid and Regina in Mean Girls. She has been acting and singing since the age of 5 and has been in more than 20 shows.  The story of Belle and the beast has always been one of her favorites and she is excited to be part of this talented cast bringing it to life this summer! 

 

Madeleine Green (Ensemble) is a musical theater veteran. She has been in many different productions, starting when she was only a few months old. She is incredibly honored to be performing this beautiful Disney tale with her friends and her mentors. Recently, she had the opportunity to play Regina George in Mean Girls for Chaparral High School’s Drama Department. Before that, she got to perform in Fine Arts Network’s production of Mean Girls, where she alternated between playing Janis Sarkisian and Cady Heron every night. Other credits include: Inspector Carter/Chris in The Play That Goes Wrong, Erma in Anything Goes, Anybodys in West Side Story, Demeter in Cats, Wicked Witch in The Wizard Of Oz, Maria in The Sound Of Music, Ladybug in James And The Giant Peach, Katherine in Newsies, Young Miss Honey/The Acrobat in Matilda (directed by Broadway veteran and Olympic gymnast Cathy Rigby), and Tootles in Peter Pan (directed by Cathy Rigby). Also, she had the amazing opportunity to work for J. Scott Lapp, performing in the Developmental Workshop of Witnesses. She portrayed the role of Rutka Laskier, a real Jewish girl who lived through the events of World War II and more importantly, the Holocaust. She was a finalist in the Broadway San Diego Awards last spring for her performance as Erma in Anything Goes at Chaparral High School. This spring, she was a finalist in the Lucie Arnaz Awards for her performance as Regina George in Mean Girls at Chaparral. She gets her vocal training from her mother, Rachel Green. She is an avid Winona Ryder fan and enjoys watching her many performances in movies and TV. Someday, Maddie dreams of playing the role of Lydia Deetz in Beetlejuice. In conclusion, she wants to thank Scott, Cheri, Sarah, and everyone else involved in making this story come alive on stage for giving her this amazing opportunity. She also wants to thank her parents and her little brother for supporting her in everything she does, despite how weird she gets. Now, be our guest and enjoy the show! @strange_unusual.mads (Instagram)

 

Karah Anderson (Ensemble) is a freshman at Temecula Valley High School. She has been performing for 8 years, and is so excited to make her debut with Fine Arts Network! Some of her favorite previous roles include: The Baker’s Wife in Into the Woods, Katherine Blake in Freaky Friday, and Sergeant Sarah Brown in Guys and Dolls. She would like to give a huge thank you to the creative team, the cast, and to her family and friends for their endless love and support. She hopes you enjoy the show!

 

Danielle Gamez (Ensemble) a member of the Ensemble, and couldn’t be more ecstatic to be returning to The Old Town Temecula Theater. This marks her fourth production with the Fine Arts Network Company, where she has previously contributed to productions such as FAN’s The Little Mermaid (as Dance Captain/Dance Core), Mean Girls (Choreographer), and Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (as a Wife). Danielle is pursuing dual majors in Theatre Arts and Liberal Arts and Behavioral Sciences with aspirations to become an Educator. Currently, she serves as a Theatre Assistant at West Valley High School and works as an Entertainment Host for the Walt Disney Company at Disneyland Resort, California. She extends heartfelt gratitude to her supportive family and friends who have been instrumental in her journey and have continuously inspired her to pursue her dreams. She thanks all those attending for BEING OUR GUESTS and hopes you all enjoy the show!

Children's Ensemble

Matthew Armenta (Children’s Ensemble)  is no stranger to the stage! Most recently you may have seen him as Abu (Aladdin Jr). Matthew consistently wins top awards for both dance and vocals at competitions across the west coast. He enjoys training at Norris Performing Arts Center under Sarah Cleveland (Musical Theater), Michelle Miner (Tap), and Jacquie Peterson (vocals).

 

Killian James Arreola (Children’s Ensemble) - Killian is excited to be playing the role of Claude (a character name he has chosen for himself) in this production of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. His past credits include a citizen of Arendelle in “Frozen Jr.”.  He Killian is enjoying this opportunity to perform. When he isn’t onstage you might find him training for Gymnastics, Taekwondo, Tap Dancing, or Piano. He’s a busy guy with many interests. He would like to thank his parents, and his little sister Evie for supporting him, and last but most certainly not least, he wants to thank God for so many blessings! 

 

Camden Brown (Children’s Ensemble) is 12 years old with a passion for BROADWAY! At the young age of 12 he has already performed in 12 main stage productions! This is his 3rd time performing in Beauty and the Beast and 2nd time this year, recently performing as Chip in Vanguard University’s production with Broadway legend Nikki Snelson directing. Some of his other memorable roles were Winthrop Paroo in The Music Man and Plankton in SpongeBob the Musical.  Camden is excited for his debut at Theatre Royale and Fine Arts Network and would like to thank the artistic team for this amazing opportunity!! Follow him @camdenbrownofficial

 

Gemma Brown (Children’s Ensemble) is 8 years old and is passionate about dance and theatre. At the young age of 8 years old this will be her 7th main stage production! Her most memorable roles were Young Anna in Frozen and Electric Skate # 3 (Rock and Roll!!) in SpongeBob the Musical. She is excited for her Theatre Royale and Fine Arts Network debut and would like to thank the artistic team for this amazing opportunity!

 

Avagale Mae ("Ava") (Children’s Ensemble) is 9 years old and her favorite hobbies include singing, dancing, and playing videogames. She fell in love with theater after her first musical debut as Young Cossette in Les Miserables. Other credits include Matilda Jr. (Lavender), The Lion King Jr. (Young Simba), Legends of the Wild West (Young Dixie), Beauty and the Beast (Chip), & The Little Mermaid (Flounder). Big thanks to all of her castmates, family and friends!

 

Maya Cikanavice (Children’s Ensemble) is very excited to be in Beauty And The Beast. I have been in multiple shows before such and Rock Of Ages, Frozen (as a little Elsa), Mary Poppins, Willy Wonka (as Charlie), and many more. I am also a competitive dancer! I compete in singing, acting, and dancing. I hope you enjoy the show!

 

Ariel Belle Goggins (Children’s Ensemble) is 10 years old. She started ballet at 18 months and was a lyrical competition dancer by age 3. After expanding her dance genres to contemporary, jazz and hip hop she decided to try her first musical production of “The Little Mermaid” last summer at Norris Performing Art Center. It was there she discovered her love of combining her dance training with the musical theatre world. Ariel is absolutely thrilled to be joining this fabulous cast and crew at The Fine Arts Network and Theatre Royale tours. This will be her first time in this wonderful production of Beauty and The Beast. Ariel would like to give a special thank you to Ms. Sarah Cleveland and to all of her family for their continuous support.

 

Sofia Gonzalez (Children’s Ensemble) is a 10 year old going into 5th grade. She is excited to be part of the children’s ensemble in this performance of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. She has been entertaining people her whole life but started her acting career two years ago in West Valley High School's theater program. Her previous roles include Cratchet child in A Christmas Carol, Sad Girl in Bye Bye Birdie, Cindy Lou Who in Grinch Jr, police ensemble in Clue, and Little Girl in Guys and Dolls. She would like to thank her family for always supporting her and taking her to rehearsals. Her mom is her biggest fan and works hard to support her in everything she wants to do. She would also like to thank Mrs. Kehler for giving her this opportunity and for always finding a way to encourage her dream of being an actress. 

Juliette Kehler (Children’s Ensemble) is 9 years old and is thrilled to be performing in the Children’s Ensemble. Juliette loves to sing, dance, act and is a competitive gymnast at SCEGA Gymnastics. Her performance credits include Annie (Annie), Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Children’s Chorus), Bye Bye Birdie (Sad Girl), Hello, Dolly! (Townsperson) and Frozen (Oaken Family, Townsperson). She would like to thank the production team, cast, crew, and her family for allowing her to be a part of this beautiful show. 

 

Desmond McCall (Children’s Ensemble) is 7 years old and an upcoming 2nd grader.  Beauty and the Beast is Desmond's theatrical debut, and he is very excited to take the stage!  In his free time Desmond loves coding, creating video games, dancing, and listening to his record collection.

 

London Raymer (Children’s Ensemble) is absolutely thrilled to be part of the children's ensemble and working with Theatre Royale and Fine Arts Network in this fabulous production. London is 8 years old and  has been performing in musical theatre since age 5. This is her 6th musical theatre production, and the stage is definitely her happy place.  Her favorite credits include Amanda Thripp in Matilda and Young Nala in Lion King Kids. London would like to thank the creative team, her cast-mates, and her family. Enjoy the show, and thank you for supporting the performing arts. 

 

Teagan Roehm (Children’s Ensemble) is 12 years old and is very excited to be in his first production with FAN and Theatre Royale! Previous performances include Wizard of Oz (Munchkin), Beauty and the Beast (Carpet), Hello Dolly (Ensemble), Bye Bye Birdie (Ensemble), Freaky Friday (Louis), Guys and Dolls (Calvin), and Annie (SFX Man). When Teagan isn’t performing on the stage he enjoys playing video games, gymnastics and competing as a member of the Multi-Award Winning Roaring Harmony Show Choir! He’d like to thank his family, friends and four cats for all of their love and support. A special shout out to Cheri Kehler for giving him this opportunity and Paul Kehler for being a mentor since kindergarten and helping him prepare for this moment. Enjoy the show!!!

 

Nathaniel Rovela (Children’s Ensemble) is delighted to make his stage debut as part of the cast of Beauty and the Beast. At just 10 years old, Nathaniel is already showcasing his talents and passion for the performing arts. A dedicated student at Mission Vista Academy, he balances his academic responsibilities with a love for the arts and a variety of other interests including playing baseball, piano, and guitar. His love for classical music has not only enriched his musical skills but also deepened his appreciation for the performing arts. This young talent brings the same enthusiasm and dedication to his acting as he does to his other interests. Nathaniel extends his heartfelt gratitude to his family and friends for their unwavering support and encouragement. He is excited to embark on this theatrical journey with an incredible cast and crew and hopes the audience enjoys the performance as much as he has enjoyed being part of it.

 

Clara Shatzer (Children’s Ensemble) is very excited to be part of Beauty and The Beast.Clara has performed in several plays, including The Music Man, Matilda, and The Wizard of Oz. When she is not singing and dancing on stage, she is singing and dancing in the living room.

 

Hunter Weeks (Children’s Ensemble) This is Hunters first time in a theatrical production. He is very excited to be a part of the children’s ensemble and loves spending time with all of the cast. In his free time, Hunter enjoys playing with friends, riding his bike, and playing basketball and baseball.  He also enjoys serving at his church by working as a camera operator for the tech team.

 

Le Spectaculaire Cast

 

TANNER VIDOS (Beast/Prince) is proud to be returning to Theatre Royale Tours production of Beauty and the Beast! Favorite credits include Singin’ in the Rain- Roscoe Dexter, Les Misérables- Enjolras, Mary Poppins- Ensemble, and West Side Story - Tony. Other credits include: Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812 (Cygnet Theatre), The Secret Garden, and Chess, at The Barnstage Co, Lord of the Flies, Much Ado About Nothing, and The Secret Garden with New Village Arts, Music Man at The Welk Resort, Ragtime at The San Diego Musical Theatre and Assassins with The Fine Arts Network. Upcoming: Sweeney Todd at San Diego Musical Theatre. 

 

LAUREN WEEKS (Belle) is honored to be returning to the role of Belle with Theatre Royale Tours. Other favorite credits include: Les Misérables (Eponine), West Side Story (Maria), Annie (Grace Ferrell) and of course her 15 years of performing for The Walt Disney Company, where she had the honor of spending time with Paige O’Hara and Robby Benson, the original voices of the animated film Beauty and the Beast. In 2018, Lauren was crowned Mrs. California, and went on to win the title of Mrs. International. In her spare time, Lauren diligently works with Together We Rise, which helps change the way children experience the foster care system. Currently, Lauren serves as a worship leader for her church where she says, “there is no greater joy than to use my gifts and talents praising the One who created me.”  Lauren graduated Summa Cum Laude from Point Loma Nazarene University with BA in Managerial and Organizational Communications. Lauren thanks her family (especially her husband Ian and two boys, Hunter and Wyatt) for their love, and ongoing support of her many endeavors. “For with God, nothing will be impossible.” - Luke 1:37

 

KEVIN RUITER (Gaston)- is excited to be performing with Scott King again. Previous roles under King’s direction include Javert Les Misérables and Old Deuteronomy in Cats. Recent performance include: Dr. Bubba in Opheliatrics! At the Music Hall OTG, Antonio in Twelfth Night with OTG & Shakespeare in the Vines.

Prior to returning to the Inland Empire in 2021, Kevin lived in New York for 9 years, providing Scenic construction and design for the Ophelia Theatre Group of New York. He earned his Master’s Degree in Forensic Science from Pace University and went on to work at the NYC OCME in molecular genetics.

 

LIZ SABICER (Mrs. Potts) is no stranger to this scene and is excited to be back on stage! Favorite past credits include: Mrs. Potts (Beauty and the Beast), Dora Bailey/Miss Dinsmore (Singin’ in the Rain), Cathy (The Last Five Years), Woman 2 (Songs for a New World), Lucy (You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown), Anita (West Side Story), Robin (Godspell), the Baker’s Wife (Into the Woods) and the Bird Woman (Mary Poppins- regional tour). Liz’s favorite productions are the four amazing kids in her life that call her mom.  

 

RON CLINTON (Maurice) is very thankful for the opportunity to once again perform with Theatre Royal Tours! Regional credits include: Maurice (Beauty and the Beast) Ezekiel/Mr. Snoring Man (White Christmas), Quartet Member (The Music Man), Zeke (Wizard of Oz), The Grinch (Seussical). In addition to his time on stage, Ron has spent the last 30+ years directing church music. Thanks to Theatre Royale Tours for the return invite. “God bless!”

 

AARON CLEVELAND (Cogsworth) a graduate of CBU’s film and Theatre departments, has performed in numerous regional touring productions with Theatre Royale Tours. A select few favorites include: West Side Story (Glad Hand), Irving Berling’s White Christmas (Scooter), and Singin’ in the Rain (Ensemble) with additional acting and modeling credits with AminoCat Entertainment and Mixed Bag Productions. Previous productions also include You Can’t Take it With, Twelfth Night, and Eurydice. He currently works as a director and dramatic arts teacher at Norris Performing Arts Center/Temecula with directorial credits for Spongbob the Musical, Willy Wonka, Annie, and Newsies.

JOSEPH JAMES ARREOLA (Lumiere) - Dr. Arreola is a graduate of the University of California, San Diego department of Theatre and Dance where he was awarded his BA in Theatre.  In addition, he holds Masters degrees from Azusa Pacific University and Concordia University, and an Ed.D. from APU. Recent Performing Credits: Leo Frank in “Parade”, The Dentist in “Little Shop of Horrors”, The Preacher in “Bonnie and Clyde”, Gaston in “Beauty and the Beast”. He is excited to be performing as Lumiere in this production.  He is the Artistic Director and a board member for The Fine Arts Network. He would like to thank his amazing wife Mrs. Jamie Arreola for the unending support she continually offers him, “I can do none of this without you!”, his son Killian and his daughter Genevieve for always supporting daddy, and last but most certainly not least, he wants to thank God for allowing him to do what he loves to do, and blessing him with the opportunity to work with so many amazingly talented people! 

 

HEATHER THOMAS (Madame de le Grande Bouche) is delighted to reprise her role with Theatre Royale Tours. Heather’s classical voice training began at the age of 12 winning numerous prestigious honors in vocal Performance. Some of her favorite roles include: Kala in “Tarzan,” Vivienne in “Legally Blonde,” Nellie in “South Pacific,” Carlotta in “The Phantom,” and Grace in “Annie.” She has had the privilege of Musically Directing My Fair Lady, Aida, The Wizard of Oz, Seussical, Edges and The

Music Man. She is also a sought-after speaker and worship leader both at her church and around the community. Heather shares her life with Rowdy, her pure-bred labrador retriever puppy, a distant relative of her beloved Fatty – who also graced the stage in various theatrical productions at OTTCT, where you can see his picture in the hallway. Hope you enjoy the show and the high notes!

MICHELE VASILE (Babette) is excited to be performing with Theatre Royale Tours again after appearing as Rita in White Christmas. Other favorite credits include: NEWSIES regional tour (Ensemble), Singin’ in the Rain (Ensemble), Les Misérables regional tour (Ensemble), Will Rodgers Follies (Follies Girl), Twelfth Night (Curio), Our Town (Rebecca Gibbs ), and Extraordinary: a new contemporary musical: workshop (Ana Kellen). She would like to thank her family and friends for their continual support.

RYAN KEHLER (Chip) is 6 years old and is beyond excited to be playing the role of Chip. He is a singer, actor, dancer and gymnast, and loves riding his bike, swimming and roller blading. Ryan loves theatre and has performed in Annie, Bye Bye Birdie, Guys and Dolls, and Frozen. He would like to thank the production team, cast, crew, and his family for supporting him and making this experience so much fun!

 

TANNER LEVASSEUR (Lefou) is honored to be making his return to Theatre Royale Tours after his previous regional debut in Newsies! Tanner has been dancing since the age of 2, training in many genres of dance at the Dancers’ Studio and Murrieta Dance Project.  When not on stage, Tanner can be found rehearsing for his next musical. Past credits include:  We Will Rock You (Bohemian, Madonna), Beauty and the Beast , Nutcraker “All Tapped Out” (Uncle Drosselmeyer, Spanish Prince), You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown (Snoopy), Wizard of Oz (Tin Man), A Christmas Story (Flick), The Addams Family (Pugsley Addams), Nutcracker Ballet  (Young Nutcracker), A Christmas Carol Ballet (Young Ebenezer Scrooge), and Shrek, Jr. the Musical (Lord Farquaad).  Tanner is extremely grateful to Scott, Cheri, and Sarah for this opportunity. “Much love to my parents, family, and friends! Thank you for your support.   Thank you to the cast and crew for making this an amazing experience.  And a huge thank you to Paul and Cheri Kehler for everything!!”

 

DAVID O’CONNELL (D’Arque/Bookseller/Ensemble) is ecstatic to be working on his first regional production with Theatre Royale Tours. Recent productions include: Legally Blonde (Kyle/Grandmaster Chad), Catch Me If You Can (Agent Cod/Ensemble), The Little Mermaid (Scuttle/Chef Louis), and Spongebob The Musical (Squidward Q. Tentacles). Outside of theatrical performance, he currently works as Costumer for West Valley High School’s Drama Department and as a Character Performer with Characters IO. He would like to thank you for “being our guest,” and supporting the arts.

ASHLYN MILLER (Silly Girl, Enchantress, Dance Captain) is honored to return to Theatre Royale Tours after  playing the role of Judy Hanes in White Christmas.  Additional roles include: Val (A Chorus Line), Emily/Ghost of Christmas Future (A Christmas Carol), Silly Girl (Beauty and the Beast), and Rachel Brown (Inherit The Wind). Some of her ballet credits include: Four Swans (Swan Lake), Spanish Lead/ Rat Queen/ Dew Drop Fairy/Soldier Doll (Nutcracker), Bimbette (Beauty and the Beast).  Ashlyn has been teaching dance for various companies in the inland empire, including Norris Performing Arts Center and the Dunamix Dance Project for the past several years. She is also proud to attend AMDA College for the Performing Arts in hopes of completing her BFA/Musical Theater in the near future. Ashlyn is extremely thankful and blessed for her family and the opportunity to be a part of this Disney Classic And hopes you enjoy the show!

 

MARISSA BALL (Silly Girl/Ensemble) is very excited for the opportunity to perform with this amazing company. Marissa grew up with a love for performing and studied at AMDA Los Angeles, where she received her degree in Musical Theatre. Some of her film, dance, and theater credits include: Swan Lake, The Nutcracker, Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella, A Chorus Line, West Side Story, Beauty and the Beast, The Prom (Netflix) and Be Our Guests (Amazon Prime). She wants to thank her parents, her fiancé, and her daughter for all of their love and support.

 

TORI ALFORQUE (Silly Girl/Ensemble) Has been performing/competing over sixteen years in all forms of dance and singing. Her passion for the arts has progressively gotten deeper through the years after playing countless roles. To name a few of her favorites, (Esmeralda)-Hunchback of Notre Dame, (Future Ghost) -Christmas Carol, (Clara)-Nutcracker, (Diana)- A Chorus Line, (The Cat In the Hat)-Seussical, She hopes you enjoy this amazing show accompanied by an amazing cast. 

 

MATTHEW RYAN (Ensemble) is returning to Theatre Royale Tours after past productions with them as Valentine in Mary Poppins (regional Tour), Bernardo in West Side Story, Dance Captain in White Christmas, and Finch in Newsies (Regional Tour). Other credits include: Babette in La Cage Aux Folles (Riverside Repertory Theater), Fyedka in Fiddler on the Roof (McCallum Theater), Nanki-Poo in The Hot Mikado (Palm Canyon Theater), and Macavity in CATS (Broadway at the Gardens). Matthew has also appeared on TV shows including American Juniors, Americas Most Talented Kids, and So You Think You Can Dance. He would like to thank his family for all their love and support.

 

ASTRID HOWARD (Ensemble) is a Theatre Arts/Dance major at SUU with an emphasis on Education, with extensive training in Dance and Musical Theatre. Previous productions include: "Hello, Dolly!" (Ermengarde), "The Nutcracker" (Dewdrop Fairy), "A Christmas Carol" (Belle), "Bye Bye Birdie" (Ursula), "Cinderella" (Winter Fairy), and most recently "Guys and Dolls" (Miss Adelaide). She is excited to be a part of this beautiful production. 

 

JEREMIAH KURATOR (Ensemble) is thrilled to return to Theatre Royale’s Beauty and the Beast. Favorite past credits include - NEWSIES (Tommy Boy, Regional Tour), Beauty and the Beast (Ensemble), Singin’ in the Rain (Ensemble), A Christmas Carol (Mr. Smythe), Oklahoma! (Will Parker), A Chorus Line (Bobby) and Spamalot (Prince Herbert). He also enjoyed dancing in Legally Blonde, Annie Get Your Gun and Annie. He hopes you enjoy the show!

 

SAVANNAH GIBBS (Ensemble) is thrilled to join the cast of Beauty and the Beast and to be a part of this engaging experience with Theatre Royale Tours. Her time spent in the competitive dance and vocal arena brought many accolades and encouraged her to continue her passion for performance by passing on the love of the arts as a teacher with CTYT. Recent productions include: "The Addams Family" with Temecula Performing Arts Company and "Catch Me If You Can" with Fine Arts Network. She hopes you enjoy this tale as old as time.

JOSHUA KURATOR (Ensemble) is thrilled to return to Theatre Royale Tours and is very happy to be a part of this amazing Disney Classic! Favorite rolls include: NEWSIES (Jo Jo, Regional Tour Theatre Royale Tours), Annie Get Your Gun (Ensemble, Candlelight), Singin' in the Rain (Ensemble, Candlelight), NEWSIES (Ensemble, Candlelight), Cinderella (Prince Christopher), Once Upon a Mattress (Sir Harry), and Oklahoma! (Will Parker). Additional productions include: Legally Blonde, My Fair Lady, A Christmas Carol. Singin' in the Rain, and Annie Get Your Gun. "Thanks to my family, friends, and fellow cast members for their support."

 

BROOKE HORN (ensemble) is thrilled to make her Regional debut in her first production with Theatre Royale Tours! She is a Cal State Fullerton student working in Entertainment Costuming at The Disneyland Resort making magic for “Better Together!” Pixar parade. Credits: The Little Mermaid (Ariel, Arista, Alana, Dance Corps.), Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Wife), Legally Blonde (Kate, Dance Captain), Shrek the Musical (Gingy, Sugarplum Fairy, Mama Bear, Mama Ogre, Dance Corps.). Choreographing: Guys & Dolls, Bye Bye Birdie, Freaky Friday, Annie Jr., Roaring Harmony Show Choir “Totally 80’s,” Cougar Crescendo Treble Choir “Sing Your Heart Out.” She would like to thank her family and friends for their love and support, Jessica Pellé for helping Brooke find her voice, Paul Kehler for his support & guidance, Theater Royale Tours for this opportunity, and her dad for watching over her throughout this journey. Enjoy! 

 

FISHER KAAKE (Ensemble) is pumped to team up with Theatre Royale once again. You might remember him from his starring roles in Theatre Royale's productions of White Christmas (Phil Davis), Singin’ in the Rain (Don Lockwood), Mary Poppins (Bert, Regional Tour), NEWSIES (Albert, Regional Tour), and Les Misérables (Grantaire, Regional Tour). Over at Candlelight Theatre, he’s brought the house down in Saturday Night Fever (Tony) and No, No, Nanette (Billy). At The Welk Resort, Fisher has charmed audiences as Hanz in Cabaret, Ambrose Kemper in Hello Dolly, Phillip in Jesus Christ Superstar, and Lon Smith in Meet Me in St. Louis. He’s also lit up The Moonlight Amphitheater in Margaritaville (Brick), NEWSIES (Morris), Victor/Victoria (Ensemble), and The Little Mermaid (Ensemble), and at The Lewis Family Playhouse in CATS (Alonzo). Plus, Fisher has a knack for choreography, having worked on A Christmas Carol for the Temecula Valley Players and assisted with the youth production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at The Moonlight Amphitheater. Fisher sends a big shout-out and heartfelt thanks to all his supporters and loved ones. “Enjoy the show!”

MEHEL DUBOIS (Ensemble) is excited to be performing in her first regional production with Theatre Royale Tours! Mehel graduated from New York University with a BFA in Drama and a concentration in Musical Theatre. During her time at NYU, she was fortunate enough to study with artists such as Andrea Burns, Howard McGillin, Byron Easley, and Kent Gash. While at NYU, she also had the honor of performing and originating the role of “Lulu” in a new musical called "Then She Ran" by Kat Cartusciello and Alex Becker. Recent production credits include: Morticia in "The Addams Family" and Brooke Wyndham in "Legally Blonde." She wants to thank all her friends and family for their support and also extends her gratitude to the entire creative team for this amazing opportunity!

 

CJ BAILIE (Ensemble) currently finishing up his degree in Theatre and Dance. Favorite credits include Carlos in Legally Blonde, Chris in All My Sons, Leaf in 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Snowboy in West Side Story, and Christopher In Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime. His love for creating choreography and directing productions continues to push him forward as a performer. He is very excited for you to see the show and would appreciate you following him on Instagram! @cj_._bae

 

JESSICA CROUPE (Ensemble) is a graduate of the University of Arizona Theatre Arts Department. Dance training includes: Temecula Dance Company and The Dancer’s Studio. Voice training includes: Paul Kehler, Bryan Boos. Acting training includes: Amber Bohac and Kimberley Crandall. Favorite theatrical credits include: Demeter in CATS, Virtue in Anything Goes, Mayzie la Bird in Seussical, and other featured dancing roles. Jessica was awarded multiple platinum and first overall honors during her competitive dance years, and while it has been a minute since she was last seen on stage, she is excited to perform again and hopes everyone can sit back, relax, and enjoy this enchanting production of Beauty and the Beast!

JARED TAYLOR – (Ensemble) is originally from Denver CO, and has studied performing arts at AMDA College & Conservatory in LA as well as The DCPA in Denver. Jared has worked with numerous theaters and film companies in both Colorado and California. He is also the musical theatre director at Forge Christian High School in Arvada, CO. Since finishing school, Jared has worked mostly in fashion and commercial film production. He is very excited and grateful for his first appearance with Theatre Royale Tours.

 

MACIAH GHOBRIAL (The Carpet) is thrilled to return to the stage after a five-year break, during which he dedicated himself to pursuing his dream of competing in the Olympics as a competitive gymnast. As a regional gymnastics champion for the past three years, triumphing over competitors from five states, he brings a unique blend of athleticism and artistry to his performances. Previously, he enchanted audiences as Charlie in Wonka and brought charm to the role of Chip in Beauty and the Beast. Outside of gymnastics and theater, Maciah is deeply involved in his youth group worship team, where he passionately contributes his musical talents. Now, while still working towards his Olympic dream, he is excited to combine his love for acrobatics and theater, bringing a dynamic energy to his performances that captivates and inspires. "Thanks mom and dad for always supporting me and for always helping me accomplish my goals and dreams!"

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