Cast Bios


Owen Aspinall
(George | Cannoli)

"Owen Aspinall (George | Cannoli) is a freshman at Chandler HS. Favorite roles include: Timon (Lion King Jr), Linus (YAGMCB), Sheldon (Junie B Jones), Bullfrog/Greylag (Honk), and Charlie (Willy Wonka), all at Limelight and Beast (Beauty and the Beast) at AYT. Owen loves math, Wordle, and board games."

Westley Caryl
(Adolpho | Biscotti & Cannoli)

Westley Caryl (Adolpho | Biscotti & Cannoli) is a freshman at Desert Vista HS. He is thrilled to be performing as Adolpho in The Drowsy Chaperone with Limelight Youth Theatre. Previous shows include: Footloose (Cowboy Bob), Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Judah), Beauty and the Beast (Lumiere), The Addams Family (Pugsley), Elf (Michael), and Newsies (Les, Romeo). He wants to thank his Limelight Directors, castmates and their parents for becoming his second family.

Ava Chiappetta
(Gangster 2 | Biscotti)

Ava Chiappetta (Gangster 2 | Biscotti) is an 8 th grader at Mesquite Junior High. Some of her favorite roles include Ms. Meyers in Freaky Friday (Limelight), Madame de La Bouche in Beauty and the Beast (Limelight), Miss Hannigan in Annie Jr. (Mesa Encore), Stepsister Joy in Cinderella (AYT), Oz in Wizard of Oz (Limelight), and Georgi in Miss Nelson is Missing (Limelight-Zoni nom). She would like to thank Emma and Christian for this opportunity!

Emily Colmenero
(Trix | Cannoli)


Ren Curtis
(Underling | Cannoli)

Ren Curtis (Underling | Cannoli) is very excited to return to the stage and perform as Underling for this fun and exciting show. Ren is a senior at Campo Verde and is nervous for the journey ahead after graduation. They love to draw and enjoy create stories. They would love to thank their parents for giving them the chance to perform.

Paige Erdmann
(Janet | Cannoli)

Paige Erdmann (Janet | Cannoli) is a 16 year old junior in high school. She is so excited to be returning to Limelight for this fabulous show! Some of her favorite roles at Limelight have been, Katherine(Freaky Friday), Mrs. Wormwood(Matilda), and Natalie Haller(All Shook Up). Paige would like to thank Emma, Tom, Christian, Scott, Tommy and everyone involved for this amazing opportunity!

Vincent Farley
(Feltzieg | Biscotti & Cannoli)

Vincent Farley (Feltzieg | Biscotti & Cannoli) is a 17-year-old senior at AAEC. He has had the most fun in The Addams Family, Matilda The Musical, Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, and Newsies. He would like to thank Tom and Tommy for all of his little moments with them making him feel better about everything, the parents who helped get this show together, and most of all Emma and Christian for their guidance and love, he has no idea where he would be without them.

Shayla Forero
(Kitty | Biscotti)

attends ASU Prep, she started dancing classes at 2 years old, got the performing bug, and has not stopped since. Some of her favorite shows to be a part of were Spelling Bee (VP Panch), Little Women (Jo), Miss Demeanor (Miss Adventure) and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Apple Dancer & ensemble). She recently got to be Ellie in Freaky Friday and it was an unforgettable experience. She thanks her directors, choreographers, stage managers, teachers, friends and family, for all their love and support. Special thanks to Emma and Christian for this amazing opportunity.

Kaylee Forth
(Gangster 1 | Cannoli)

Kaylee Forth (Gangster 1 | Cannoli) is an 8 th grader at SanTan Junior High and is a two time Zoni nominee. She has performed all over the valley and dreams of being on Broadway one day. Favorite roles include Brigitta Von Trapp (The Sound of Music-Phoenix Theatre), May (Junie B Jones Essential Survival Guide to School-Limelight) and Ugly (Honk Jr-Limelight She gives a huge shoutout to all her studio teachers who have helped her along the way. Also big hugs and kisses to her Papa, Dad and Mom.

Jordan Gingell
(Robert Martin | Biscotti & Cannoli)

Jordan Gingell (Robert Martin | Biscotti & Cannoli) is a Senior at Highland Highschool. He has been performing for six years and some of his favorite roles have been Sir from Sideshow, Pulitzer from Newsies, and Professor Callahan from Legally Blonde. As the curtain falls on his high school years, Jordan wants to thank the directors and his wonderful parents for the opportunities they have provided him and he can’t wait to see what the future holds.

Zoë Hatziathanassiou
(Mrs. Tottendale | Cannoli)

Zoë Hatziathanassiou (Mrs. Tottendale | Cannoli) is wild about theater and dance! She is proud to be part of S3’s Company program and attends Gilbert High School, where she excels in honors and plays badminton. A big shout out to Studio 3 and Ms. Emma, who has helped her reach her goals, and her family for being her biggest fans.

McKenna Henry
(Gangster 1 | Biscotti)

McKenna Henry (Gangster 1 | Biscotti) is 15 years old and has been doing shows since she was 4 years old. Her favorites include Newsies, Junie B Jones, & Honk. McKenna wants to thank her parents for being awesome and Lizzo for releasing "About #### Time".

Alex Hinkle
(Man in Chair | Biscotti)

Alex Hinkle (Man in Chair | Biscotti) (16) is a junior at Corona del Sol High School. Previous credits include Beast in Beauty and the Beast (Limelight), Dr. Horrible in Dr. Horrible’s Sing Along Blog (CDS), Lord Farquaad in Shrek (AYT, Zoni Nom.), Ted Hinton in Bonnie & Clyde (AYT), and Man in the Yellow Suit in Tuck Everlasting (AYT). He would like to thank his family, cast, and directors for all the help and support they have given him!

William Lovell
(George | Biscotti)

William Lovell (George | Biscotti) lists his favorite roles as include Jesse Tuck (Tuck Everlasting), Rudolpho (Matilda), Tin Man (Wizard of Oz), Cat in the Hat (Seussical Jr) and Charlie Brown (You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown). He is grateful for the opportunity to be back on stage with his friends at Limelight.

Morgan Massey
(Chaperone | Cannoli)

Morgan Massey (Chaperone | Cannoli) is 16 years old and a junior at Arizona School for the Arts. Some of her favorite roles include Veronica Sawyer (Heathers), “Turn Back O Man” soloist (Godspell), and Ancestor (The Addams Family). This is her first show here at Limelight and she has loved every moment so far! She would like to thank her parents for their endless support, all of her friends and family for always being there for her, and everyone involved with this process for this opportunity!

Andrew McGuire
(Gangster 2 | Cannoli)

Andrew McGuire (Gangster 2 | Cannoli) is having a great time being part of this show! He recently performed in Joseph (Limelight) and had a blast. Previously, he played James in James and the Giant Peach Jr. He loves to sing, play guitar, and run cross country. He is a 6th grader at KMS.

James McGuire
(Man in Chair | Cannoli)

James McGuire (Man in Chair | Cannoli) has done a number of theatre productions around the valley. Some of his favorites have been All Shook Up, Dennis (Studio3), Newsies, Spot Conlon (Limelight), Spelling Bee, William Barfeé (Limelight, Zoni nominee), and Shrek Jr, Peter Pan and others (AYT). He is currently a Sophomore at Corona del Sol High School.

Abbi Spector
(Kitty | Cannoli)

Abbi Spector (Kitty | Cannoli) is 13 years and an 8th grader at South Valley JR. High. She is excited for her role as Kitty here at Limelight, she recently played Harry Potter in AYTs “Puffs” as well as Torrey in Freaky Friday at Limelight. Abbi loves theater! She would like to thank her parents for their support.

Ashlynn Taylor
(Mrs. Tottendale | Biscotti)

Ashlynn Taylor (Mrs. Tottendale | Biscotti) is a Sophomore attending ALAQCHS. She participates in the Music Dance Theatre program. Some past favorite roles include Trix the Aviatrix in The Drowsy Chaperone, Narrator in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and The Cowardly Lion in The Wizard of Oz. Ashlynn would like to thank her friends and everyone at Limelight for making this show so much fun. She also would like to thank her family for their love and support.

Camryn Taylor
(Chaperone | Biscotti)

Camryn Taylor (Chaperone | Biscotti) is a Sophomore attending ALAQCHS, where she is involved in Music Dance Theatre and Orchestra. The Drowsy Chaperone is one of her favorite shows. In fact, this is her third time performing in Drowsy and she is excited to be playing the Chaperone this time. Other favorite roles include Charlotte in Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella, Grace Bradley in The Best Christmas Pageant Ever (NYA Award), Mush in Newsies and Apple Dancer in Joseph. Camryn would like to thank Emma and Christian for this opportunity and all of the parent volunteers for their hard work bringing the stage to life.

Jaden Wilson
(Underling | Biscotti)

Jaden Wilson (Underling | Biscotti)

Kaitlyn Woodward
(Janet | Biscotti)

Kaitlyn Woodward (Janet | Biscotti) is a junior at Gilbert Christian. Some of her favorite roles include Dorothy (Wizard of Oz), Scuttle (The Little Mermaid - NYA award), Miss Sandra (All Shook Up), Wednesday (Addams Family), Belle (Beauty and the Beast) and Lucy (YAGMCB). She thanks her friends and family for their love and support.

Meredith Woodward
(Trix | Biscotti)

Meredith Woodward (Trix | Biscotti) is a freshman at ASU and studying Graphic Information Technology.  Some of her favorite roles include All Shook Up (Sylvia), Wizard of Oz (Glinda-Zoni nom), Addams Family (Alice), 25th Annual...(Rona), Madagascar Jr (King Julian), Thoroughly Modern Millie (Mrs. Meers-NYA award), and Seussical Jr. (Sour Kangaroo). Thanks to everyone for their support!