Cast & Crew Bios
Laine Bombard (Mr Wormwood (Revolting)) is super excited to be in his 3rd show at limelight performing arts! His most recent roles were Friedrich Von Trapp in Sound of Music and Lewis in Pippin! He thanks the cast and crew for all of their hard work on this wonderful show!
Jordan Brent (Ms Honey (Revoltiing)) is thrilled to be playing her dream role of Miss Honey in Limelight’s production of Matilda. She is 16 years old and a junior at Higley High School. She would like to thank Emma, Marie, Kayla, and Rachel for giving her this opportunity and the amazing cast that helped bring this show to life.
Kylie Burge (Mrs Wormwood (Naughty)) is a sophomore in college at chandler Gilbert community college. She has been performing since the age of 8. Some of her favorite roles include Sandy (Grease), Elle Woods (Legally Blonde), Anna (Frozen), and Wendy (Peter Pan). She would like to thank Emma and Marie for this opportunity to play such a fun and comedic role!
Zach Burgess (Agatha Trunchbull (Revolting)) has been acting for over 10 years now. He has high hopes of pursuing a career in the veterinarian field along with educating high school theater. He is honored to be a part of this amazing team of actors and couldn’t ask for a better cast family.
Megan Burke (Mrs Phelps (Revolting)) is currently a 10th grader at Hamilton High School. This is her first performance with Limelight Performing Arts. Her favorite roles to date have been Mary Poppins in Mary Poppins Jr , Fletcher in Freaky Friday, Jr. and a Tinkerbelle in Peter Pan Jr. She is so thankful for this opportunity and she wishes everyone good luck! She hopes you enjoy the show!
Ava Chiappetta (Nurse/Cook/Ensemble) is 12 years old and loves to act! She is super excited to be performing in Limelight’s Matilda. Some of her previous roles include Joy in Cinderella, Oz, and Georgi in Miss Nelson is Missing. She would like to thank her friends and family for all their support!
Paola Crespo-Roman (Acrobat) is a sophomore attending Basha High School in Chandler. She has done pre-competitive and competitive dance since early age. The last few years she has focused her training in singing and dancing, having participated in Studio 3’s dancing and musical theater companies and now 3 productions with Limelight.
Liam Delgado (Mr Wormwood (Naughty)) is having a blast in his 3rd show with Limelight, and was recently seen as Ted in Bonnie & Clyde, and Leaf Coneybear in Putnam County Spelling Bee. Other favorite roles have included Rapunzil’s Prince in Into The Woods. Liam would like to extend thanks each and everyone of the talent magic makers in this production!
Bella Elle (Matilda (Naughty)) is thrilled to make her debut with Limelight Theatre playing one of her dream roles. Matilda! Bella’s professional credits include “Ivanka” in Once, and “Gretl” in The Sound of Music. Bella thanks everyone at Limelight for this opportunity, and says “Break Legs” to everyone! "
Paige Erdmann (Mrs Wormwood (Revolting)) is a sophomore at Perry High School. This is Paige’s 13th show at Limelight! Some of her favorite roles have been, Tessie in Annie, Mayzie la Bird in Seussical Jr. (NYA nomination) and Flotsam in Little Mermaid Jr. Paige would like to thank Emma, Kayla, Marie, and Rachel for this amazing experience and the amazing cast for making it so much fun!
Gabi Etheridge (Ensemble) is joining Limelight for her first show with them. She has been in shows around the valley including, Wizard of Oz, Winnie the Pooh Christmas Tail twice, Peter Pan, Freaky Friday, and Spamalot.
Vincent Farley (Agatha Trunchbull (Naughty))
Samantha Fischer (Ensemble) is a 5th grader at Coronado Elementary School. She loves tumbling, dancing and cheerleading in her free time. This is her first play and she can’t wait to perform!
Kaylee Forth (Bruce (Naughty) Eric (Revolting)) has been performing in musicals since she was 6. Some of her favorite roles have been Brigitta VonTrapp in Sound of Music, Carol Cratchitt in Christmas Carol and The Guard in Wizard of Oz. Big hugs to all her family and friends for their support.
London Garcia (Ensemble (Naughty))
Simone Garcia (Ensemble)
Kylie Holan (Ensemble) is super excited to be in her first theatre production. She has a background in dance and is a member of the Artistic Motion Dance Emergence team, where she is beginning her 8th year of training. The stage is definitely Kylie's favorite place to be!
Lola Howard (Ensemble) is thrilled to be a part of the Matilda cast. This is her third play with Limelight Performing Arts. She previously starred as Munchkin Mayor in Wizard of Oz and as Phoebe in Miss Nelson is Missing.
Taylor James (Ensemble) is so excited to be a part of Matilda! She is currently a senior at Hamilton High School. This is her first show with Limelight and she is so happy to be putting on a show with this amazing cast!
Abigail Lovell (Bruce (Revolting) Eric (Naughty)) is a 7th grade student who loves animals. She is excited to be back on stage with her friends from Limelight. She has performed in Best Christmas Pageant Ever, Pippi Longstocking, Seussical, and My Son Pinocchio, Frog and Toad and her favorite role is Winnie Foster in Tuck Everlasting.
Addison Lovell (Ensemble) is a Mountain View Senior who will also be attending EVIT for digital animation. She is fascinated will all forms of art and is very artistic. She is excited to explore her artistic side on stage as well. This will be her first Musical and she is happy it’s with Limelight.
David Lovell (Nigel) is a 4th grade student who loves video games. He is excited to be back on stage with his friends from Limelight. He has performed in Best Christmas Pageant Ever, Pippi Longstocking, Seussical, My Son Pinocchio, and Frog and Toad.
Elliot Lovell (Tommy) is a 5th grade student who loves LEGOs and Space. He is excited to be back on stage with his friends from Limelight. He has performed as Pinocchio in My Son Pinocchio Jr, Jojo in Seussical and Hugo in Tuck Everlasting.
Emily Lovell (Ensemble) has a natural dramatic flare. She is so excited to be started 7th grade. She has previously been Frog, in Frog and Toad and loved it. She is thrilled to have her second show be Limelight’s Matilda.
Grace Lovell (Ensemble (Revolting)) is a 1st grade student. She is excited to be in her first Limelight show. She has performed as Mouse in Frog and Toad Kids. Grace loves to sing and dance and is excited to be joining her siblings on stage.
Macey Lovell (Ensemble) is a free-spirited 5th grader. She has movement in her soul and loves to be creative. She has previously been Turtle in Frog and Toad. She is super excited to be in Limelight’s Matilda.
William Lovell (Escapologist/Rudolpho/Doctor/Ensemble) is a High School Freshman at Heritage Academy. William is excited to be back on stage with his friends from Limelight. He has performed as Geppetto in My Son Pinocchio Jr, Cat in the Hat in Seussical, Tin Man in Wizard of Oz and Jesse Tuck in Tuck Everlasting.
Arianna Marcuzzo (Ensemble) is 9 years old and a student at Weinberg gifted academy. She has been dancing for 7 years at Artistic Motion Dance and loves every moment she is on the dance floor. She can be found constantly upside down, tumbling everywhere she goes. This is her first musical theater production and is looking forward to many more.
Gabriela Montufar (Amanda Thripp)
Edward Oster (Ensemble)
Suzie Peifer (Ensemble) is 10 years old and thrilled to be in Matilda! Suzie loves to sing and dance and is always wanting to perform. Suzie played an orphan in Annie and was in Mary Poppins. Suzie is excited to start 5th grade, and hopes you see her on Broadway someday!
Alina Pierzga (Mrs Honey (Naughty)) has been involved in theatre for most of her life, this show being her third show performing with limelight. She is so grateful for the amazing experience this show has been. Alina wants to thank her family and friends for all their support, the directing team, and all the friends she has made during this show!
Jadyn Pinkwasser (Alice) This will be Jadyn’s fourth show with Limelight. She loves being on stage, making friends and being part of this community!
Anna Scales (Lavender) is 10 years old. She is honored to play Lavender and be part of this Matilda production. Some of her favorite past roles have been Jane Banks in Mary Poppins and Young/Middle Anna in Frozen. Thank you to the Limelight community for a wonderful experience. You rock!
Audra South (Matilda (Revolting)) is 9 years old and is going into 4th grade at Weinberg Gifted Academy. She is very excited to be playing Matilda. Her favorite past roles include Molly in Annie, Young Nala in Lion King Jr., and Jojo in Seussical Jr.
Lilah Suniga (Hortensia) is excited to be doing her second show with Limelight. She started acting 4 years ago, with this being her 12th show. Some of her favorite roles have been Moana and Little Elsa. She will be continuing theater as she enters junior high school, this year. She would like to thank her voice coach, Danica Hill, for working so hard with her over the last 2 years. She would also like to thank Emma, for giving her this opportunity to perform in one of her favorite shows.
Riley Wiggins (Michael (Revolting)) is a freshman at Perry High School. She loves dancing, theater, and spending time with her friends. Riley's favorite role was the Wicked Witch of the West. Riley is excited to be a part of this talented cast. She thanks her family and friends for their support.
Kaitlyn Woodward (Michael (Naughty)) is a freshman at Gilbert Christian. Some of her favorite roles include Dorothy (Wizard of Oz), Scuttle (The Little Mermaid - NYA award), Gloria (Madagascar Jr), Young Simba (Lion King Jr), Ching Ho (Thoroughly Modern Millie) and Lucy (YAGMCB). She thanks her family for their love and support.
Meredith Woodward (Mrs Phelps (Naughty)) is a junior at Gilbert Christian. Some of her favorite roles include Wizard of Oz (Glinda), Madagascar Jr (King Julian), Thoroughly Modern Millie (Mrs. Meers-NYA award), and Seussical Jr. (Sour Kangaroo). Meredith enjoys playing her cello in the school orchestra. She would like to thank her friends and family for all of their support.