(Tracy Turnblad )
This is Emily's 21st show with Plaza! You may have seen her last summer in Big River, Secret Garden as Martha and You're a Good Man Charlie Brown as Lucy. Emily also regularly performs with Granbury Theatre Company, she was most recently the Dragon in Shrek! When she is not living out her passions on stage, she is the resident costume designer for GTC! Emily would like to Thank Aaron and the rest of the Plaza team for giving her this once in a lifetime role! As always, Thank you to her family and Brian for their constant love and support! You got to think big to be big!
(Tracy Turnblad )
Jessica is overjoyed to be performing as her dream role in this wonderful production and Plaza debut! Past credits include Jo March in LITTLE WOMEN THE MUSICAL, Mrs. Potts in BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, and Lucinda in INTO THE WOODS. Jessica earned a BFA in Theatre Performance and Child & Family Studies at Baylor University, where she also held many artistic leadership positions in her sorority, Alpha Delta Pi. She then went on to work for The Walt Disney World Resort as a "Fairy Godmother in Training". Jessica is now a director, teacher, and production manager at The Acting Studio here in DFW and loves every minute of it! She would like to thank her amazing family, friends, coworkers, students, fellow cast members, the Plaza production team, and the Lord for this incredible opportunity and their constant love and support! Always remember to believe in yourself and in your dreams, for "All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them," Walt Disney. Psalm 28:7. Sic 'Em.
(Link Larkin )
Nathan Salter is thrilled to be back on stage in his 6th show with Plaza! Others credits include: Prentiss in PETER AND THE STARCATCHER (Onstage in Bedford), Lon Smith in MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS, (Granbury Theatre Company) Tom Sawyer in BIG RIVER, Joseph in JOSEPH...DREAMCOAT, Ancestor in THE ADDAMS FAMILY, A-Rab in WEST SIDE STORY, Gilbert Blythe in ANNE OF GREEN GABLES (Plaza Theatre Co.),
Allen/Ralph in WORKING (Casa Mañana),
Zacky Price in BIG FISH (Artisan Center Theatre),
Student in LES MIS (Carnegie Players),
Scarecrow in THE WIZARD OF OZ Chris Keller in ALL MY SONS, and Motel the Tailor in FIDDLER ON THE ROOF (Covenant Classical School).
In his free time, Nathan enjoys drawing, and daydreaming about being Spider-Man. He thanks his Mom for everything she does in encouraging him to pursue his dreams.
(Link Larkin )
Tyler is very excited to be joining Plaza Theatre Company for the first time in this amazing production of HAIRSPRAY! Other shows include MAN OF LA MANCHA, YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, 9TO5, EVERYMAN, and THE SECRET IN THE WINGS. Tyler would like to thank PTC for this amazing opportunity, and his family and friends for putting up with his constant singing and dancing in public places. Also a special thanks to his mom for giving him gas money for the long trips to rehearsal.
(Seaweed J. Stubbs )
Damond Cobin who is a native of Dallas started his musical journey in high school. He attended The Booker T. Washington High School for The Performing and Visual Arts where he received classical vocal training as well as musical theatre training. Shortly after high school, Damond had the opportunity to be apart of the Grammy Award winning, three time Platinum and Dove Award winning God's Property. He's performed and shared the stage with the likes of Kirk Franklin, Celine Dion, Richard Smallwood and The Smallwood Singers, Patti Label and a host of many other artists. Damond later joined The Hensley Ensemble where he shared his anointed vocals on recordings as wells as opportunities of singing at The House of Blues in Dallas, Houston, and recently as of this past October Las Vegas. During his musical career, Damond currently sings with The Dallas Opera where he's had opportunities to perform the Broadway Version of PORGY AND BESS, SHOWBOAT, and MOBY DICK.
G. AARON SILER
(Edna Turnblad / Director)
Aaron is one of the four founding producers of Plaza Theatre Company and has performed in many different shows here such as Shrek in SHREK THE MUSICAL, Tevye in FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, Nicely Nicely Johnson in GUYS AND DOLLS, Horton in SEUSSICAL, Charlie Brown in GOOD MAN...CHARLIE BROWN, Buffalo Bill in ANNIE GET YOUR GUN, and many more. Aaron has also won multiple Column Awards including Best Actor in a Musical (as Tevye in FIDDLER ON THE ROOF), Multiple Best Director, Best Scenic Design, and Best Sound Design, and the Rudy Seppy Volunteer Award. Aaron is a proud father of three wonderful kids and husband to Milette Siler.
(Penny Pingleton )
Cara-Lee is excited to be making her debut on the PlazaCo stage in Hairspray. Favorite roles include Sandra Bloom in BIG FISH, Brooke Wyndham in LEGALLY BLONDE THE MUSICAL, Pinocchio in SHREK THE MUSICAL, Smee in PETER PAN, and Patsy in CRAZY FOR YOU. Other credits include ensemble roles in BYE BYE BIRDIE and THE PAJAMA GAME. Cara-Lee plans to attend Missouri State University in the fall to pursue a BFA in Musical Theatre. Cara-Lee gives thanks to God for blessing her with the ability to tell her story on stage, and to her family and friends for being her biggest supporters. Matthew 6:28. caraleecrow.com
(Amber Von Tussle / Penny Pingleton )
Emma is excited for the challenge of playing two very different roles in this production! She is a 2017 homeschool graduate of Travis Academy of Fine Arts and will be attending Rider University in the fall to pursue a BFA in Musical Theatre. Emma is an Equity Membership Candidate and a 2016/2017 Texas Young Masters award recipient. Credits include productions at Casa Mañana, Plaza Theatre Company, Lyric Stage, Dallas Children's Theater, Artisan Center Theater, Theatre Arlington, Texas Theatre for Young People, Dallas Theater Center Guild, CATS, and Cleburne Carnegie Players. Recent favorite roles include Ariel in THE LITTLE MERMAID, Alice in SEVEN...BROTHERS, Ancestor in THE ADDAMS FAMILY, and Corliss Archer in KISS AND TELL (for which she won a 2016 Column Award for Best Actress in a Play Non-Equity) at Plaza, Snow White in SNOW WHITE & THE PRINCE and Wendy in PETER PAN at Casa, and Juliet in ROMEO+JULIET at TTYP. Many thanks to Aaron, Domanick, Geno, and Brittany! Proverbs 3:5-6.
(Amber Von Tussle )
Jordan is a AMDA musical theatre graduate who just moved back from New York to keep pursuing her acting career. She has been in mutilple show around the Texas area such as; "Little Shop of Horrors", "Hello Dolly", "Footloose", Anything Goes", and "Seussical". Jordan is very excited to be in her first Plaza Theatre production.
CHIMBERLY CARTER BYROM
Chimberly is delighted to return to the stage at PlazaCo. She previously appeared in SMOKEY JOES CAFE last year and as Sarah in RAGTIME 4 years ago. Her credits include Sophia in THE COLOR PURPLE at Jubilee Theatre, WaterTower Theatre's SMOKEY JOE’S CAFE, Theatre Three’s CAROLINE OR CHANGE, The Pollard Theatre’s AIN’T MISBEHAVIN’, Greater Lewisville Community Theater’s CROWNS, Uptown Players’ THE LIFE, Dallas Children’s Theater’s MUFARO’S BEAUTIFUL DAUGHTERS and AFRICAN TALES OF EARTH AND SKY, TFM Productions’ ONCE ON THIS ISLAND and DREAMGIRLS. She is grateful to God for the opportunity to share her gifts, once again!
(Corny Collins )
Matt is thrilled to be back on the Plaza stage. Previous Plaza appearances include SINGIN' IN THE RAIN, THE LITTLE MERMAID, MARY POPPINS, HEAVEN CAN WAIT, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, and SHE LOVES ME. Matt was born and raised in Cleburne but moved away to attend Harvard University where he completed a degree in Computer Science. He performed regularly at several professional and community theatres in the Boston, Seattle, and New York City areas. He spent 9 years as a hedge fund trader outside of New York before moving back to Cleburne in 2015 to join the family business.
(Velma Von Tussle )
Susan is excited to be spending her summer at Plaza!! First as Velma - HAIRSPRAY and next as Patsy in ALWAYS, PATSY CLINE! Susan has performed all over the DFW metroplex and some of her favorite roles are Dolly Levi - HELLO DOLLY, Witch - INTO THE WOODS, Alice - ADAMS FAMILY, Guido's mother - NINE, Vera Sanders - SANDER'S FAMILY CHRISTMAS. Thank you to my family/Fielder church family for always being so supportive, especially my husband Rob and my precious daughters, Madeline and Susannah who push me to be better! Enjoy the show and BOO Velma iif you must, but come back and sing with me in ALWAYS, PATSY CLINE!! 1st Cor. 13:13
Gary is thrilled to return to Plaza, having previously appeared here in POLLYANNA. Most recently Gary was seen in productions of BYE BYE BIRDIE, TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD [Firehouse Theatre], DRIVING MISS DAISY [Artisan Center Theater], and MRS. BOB CRATCHIT'S WILD CHRISTMAS BINGE [ONSTAGE in Bedford]. He is a 3-time COLUMN Award winner and will appear next in Hip Pocket Theatre's upcoming production of IN WATERMELON SUGAR. He has also been featured in the movies JUST MY LUCK and TRUE TALES and he is represented by Core Talent - http://www.coretalent.biz/Talent/Gary-Payne/
JULIA ESTELL HUGGINS
Julia is thrilled to be in her debut role at PlazaCo as Little Inez. She recently finished playing Belle in BEAUTY AND THE BEAST with Martin Musicals in Weatherford, TX. She also has played Annie in ANNIE with Martin Musicals and Straight Arrow in DR. DOLITTLE with Martin Musicals. She has had dance ensemble roles in THE LITTLE MERMAID and PETER PAN. She dances competitively with Footworks Performing Arts Center in Benbrook, TX. Julia attends the 5th grade at Mary Martin Elementary in Weatherford where Elizabeth Baker, a dedicated music teacher, has guided her. "I am so thankful for this opportunity and want to thank my family, teachers, and instructors for all their love and support."
(Prudy Pingleton, et al )
Milette is honored to be back onstage in such an infectiously fun musical. As the 'M' in the 'JTAM' co-founding producers here at PlazaCo, Milette has appeared in many productions, last seen as Lina Lamont in SINGIN IN THE RAIN. She has also been Aldonza in THE MAN OF LA MANCHA, the Baker's Wife in INTO THE WOODS, Martha in SECRET GARDEN, and Eliza in MY FAIR LADY, just to name a few. She has also been seen in the DFW area at OnStage in Bedford in SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE. When Milette is not appearing on stage, she moonlights as a registered dietitian for Moncrief Cancer Institute, a career she absolutely loves. Milette also sends big hugs and kisses to her wonderful family, as well as her castmates who constantly humble her with their talent and positive energy. Break legs!
(Prudy Pingleton, et al )
Stefanie has done lots of great shows with lots of great people. Favorite roles include Sally Chessington in CASH ON DELIVERY, Patsy in CRAZY FOR YOU, Viola in TWLEFTH NIGHT, The Widow in TAMING OF THE SHREW, and MAGGIE in 42nd STREET. Love to her family and friends!!
(Mr. Pinky, et al)
Rodney is pleased to continue his streak on the Plaza stage with HAIRSPRAY! You may have previously seen Rodney in ANNE OF GREEN GABLES, SINGING IN THE RAIN, THE LITTLE MERMAID, MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING or HEAVEN CAN WAIT (for which he received his first Column Award Nomination as Best Featured Actor in a Play- Non-Equity!) all with Plaza Theatre Company. Rodney would like to thank his directors Aaron and Lindsay for the opportunity to be apart of one of his bucket list shows as well as the entire Plaza Theatre Company for giving him a theatre to call home! Rodney would also like to give another big thanks you to his family for always supporting him and coming to see him in shows, his boss Yvonne for working around his crazy hectic schedule these last few months and his theatre wife Bentligh for being Awesome and Demi Moore! A very special THANK YOU to Justin and his best four legged boy Armani. Without them life would quite simply be boring and annoying.
David is over the moon to be in his 22nd show here at Plaza! He is a 10th grader at Travis Academy of Fine Arts. Some of David's past roles have been Gilbert Blythe in ANNE OF GREEN GABLES, Dance Captain in MARY POPPINS, Huckleberry Finn in BIG RIVER, Gideon in SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS, Zebulon/Dance Corps in JOSEPH...DREAMCOAT TEEN CAMP and a French Ancestor in the Column Award-winning production of THE ADDAMS FAMILY, all here with Plaza, Josh Newstead/Dance Corps in 9 TO 5 and Peewee Drummond/Dance Corps with Granbury Theatre Company, Flotsam in THE LITTLE MERMAID, John in PETER PAN and Ensemble in HERE COMES SANTA CLAUS at Casa Mañana, and Yeshua and Billy at THE PROMISE AT GLEN ROSE. When not onstage or at school, David takes musical theatre and dance classes at Arts 5th Avenue and Plaza Academy of Fine Arts. David would like to thank his mother, Debra, for supplying him with more than enough essential oils and transporting him to all of his endeavors.
Emmie is over the moon to be part of HAIRSPRAY. This is her 9th show to be in and has loved the stage ever since she started competitive dancing several years ago. She was most recently seen in ANNE OF THE GREEN GABLES and dancing in SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN here at Plaza. Some of her favorite roles include title role in POLLYANNA at Plaza Theatre Company, as well as Jane in MARY POPPINS at Granbury Theatre Company. Past experiences include young Don and dance ensemble in SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN, an orphan in OLIVER, bird girl 1 in SEUSSICAL JR. all at Granbury Theatre Company. When she isn’t at the theatre she is usually seen singing or dancing. Emmie is so excited to get to work with this amazing cast and crew. Many Thanks to Emily Warwick for letting me ride with you to rehearsals all the fun hours in the car!
Marissa Wheat is pleased to be joining Plaza Theatre Company for her 4th show! She has been seen in MARY POPPINS, THE LITTLE MERMAID and SINGIN IN THE RAIN. Marissa has been a member of the Plaza Academy's ShowCo for two years where she has been given the opportunities to perform in HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL, JR and SEUSSICAL, JR. Marissa will be a Sophomore at Christian Life Preparatory School. She has recently been inducted into the International Thespian Society as a Seven-Star Thespian, President's List Scholar as well as an Honor Thespian. Marissa would like to thank her mom and dad for supporting her in every aspect of theatre.
Nolan is very excited to be performing in his 16th plaza production. He is 17 years old and enjoys dancing, singing, and acting more than anything. His favorite roles on the Plaza stage have been Scuttle in THE LITTLE MERMAID, Andy in 42nd STREET, and Ephriam in SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVON BROTHERS. His other favorite roles have been Bernardo Nunez in WEST SIDE STORY at Plaza Academy of Fine Arts, Dill Harrel in TO KILL A MOCKING BIRD at Cleburne Carnegie Players, and Mr. Darcy in PRIDE AND PREJIDUCE: THE MUSICAL at TAFA. He would like to thank Aaron Siler for this awesome opportunity and thanks to his friends and family for all of their love and support.
Alexandria is very excited to be in her first show ever! She is thrilled to be playing the roll of Brenda in her all time favorite musical. Alexandria has been singing and dancing since she was 4 years old. She dances at Studio C Dance and had been dancing competitively since she was 7. She also just recently tried out on The Voice. Alexandria is a freshman at Centennial High School. She loves playing volleyball and participating in her church's worship team. Alexandria would like to thank Plaza Co. for giving her the chance to be in this amazing show, her family and friends for supporting her and God for letting her use her talents.
Lena is so excited to be a part of this great show! She has also been on stage as an orphan in ANNIE, ensemble in BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, dance corp in MARY POPPINS & THE LITTLE MERMAID, and Peppermint Patty in CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS all at Plaza Co., the Golden Harp in INTO THE WOODS at GCCP, and always loves being a part of Plaza Academy's Summer Camps where she's been in the Dance Corp for WEST SIDE STORY and JOSEPH...DREAMCOAT. Lena is an 11th grade homeschooler who enjoys dancing, acting, and singing & taking classes at Plaza Academy. "Thank you Aaron for giving me this amazing opportunity and to my family for all of their love and support!"
Ethan is pleased to return to the Plaza stage in his second main stage production! He has recently appeared as a member of the ensemble in SINGIN IN THE RAIN performed earlier this year! Ethan is one of our students at Plaza Academy where he just played Vlad Vladikoff in SEUSSICAL JR. We are glad to have new talent from Plaza Academy in our main stage productions!
(Lou Ann )
Is excited to be in her 37th show hear at plazaCo! Past favorite rolls include, Mary Lennox in THE SECRET GARDEN at Granbury Theater Company, Amyrillis in THE MUSIC MAN at lyric stage, Susan in WHITE CHRISTMAS at PlazaCo, JoJo in SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL and Dance Corp in JOSEPH...DREAM COAT both at plaza academy. She Would like to send love to her amazing family, JaceSon, Tina, Tabitha, Parker, Cameron, Mimi, JJ and Charlie!
(Lou Ann )
Kristin is thrilled to be making her Plaza debut! Recent credits include 9 to 5: THE MUSICAL, GUYS AND DOLLS, and MARY POPPINS. Aside from performing, Kristin currently teaches at Studio C Dance in Burleson, and Kids Who Care in Fort Worth. She is a graduate of the Fort Worth Academy of Fine Arts and holds a B.A. in Theatre and Dance from the University of Texas at Austin.
Jacob is excited to hit the stage as Brad in Plaza Theatre Company's production of Hairspray. You may remember his from other shows such as Benji Sloane in ANNE OF GREEN GABLES, Ensemble in LITTLE MERMAID, Dick Wilkins in CHRISTMAS CAROL, Potiphar in JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAM COAT, Ensemble in BIG RIVER, Jason in HIGHSCHOOLMUSICAL jr. and Joel in SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS. Jacob enjoys dancing, drawing, singing, and playing guitar. He would like to thank his mom for coming opening night to support him.
Growing up as a dancer and in the competitive dance world, Autumn realized at an early age she loved the stage. Not long ago, she took a break from competitive dancing and made her debut as Jane in Mary Poppins, with the Granbury Theatre Co. She has also has been seen there in Shrek, as the White rabbit and teen Fiona, also in 9 to 5, the musical, Meet Me in a St. Louis and Oliver! She's also been in Schoolhouse Rock Live as Dori and Seussical Jr. This is Autumn's first show at Plaza Theatre Co. and she would like to thank everyone for making her feel so welcomed! She would also like to thank all of her friends and family who have supported her and to God for giving her this talent and love for the stage.
Rylee is so excited to be in this fun show! Her favorite roles have been Teen Anne in ANNE OF GREEN GABLES , Narrator in JOSEPH...DREAMCOAT, and Jane in SINGIN' IN THE RAIN. Rylee enjoys singing, dancing, and hanging out with her friends. She runs Cross Country and is in the CHS Choir. I want to thank her family for the encouragement and the rides to rehearsals.
(Lorraine / Dance Captain)
This is McLaine's 6th show with Plaza. McLaine loves to dance, especially ballet. She has trained for 13 years as a ballet dancer. But she loves Musical Theatre, too! HAIRSPRAY is a show that's she's long wanted to do and is so excited to finally have this opportunity! McLaine would like to thank her mom for all of the car trips back and forth from Fort Worth, as well as all of the meals, drinks, extra bobby pins, make up, tights, dance shoes, pointe shoes but most of all her unending love. Thanks Mom, for always being there and for supporting me in all of my shows and recitals. You're the best and I love you so much!
is thrilled to be in this production as a Dynamite in HAIRSPRAY at the Plaza Theatre Company ,her first time ever working with the company. She has played as Billie Holiday in MIXTAPE and as a Tina Turner backup dancer/singer at TBAAL. She’s in the 10th grade at Lancaster High School where she competes competitively in choir ,has been accepted into the National Honor Choir and has been a state soloist 2 years in a row.She would like to send a special thanks her choir director Mr. Roberson, Ms. Kim and her Mom and Dad.
McKenna Meachem is ecstatic to Finally play her dream role as a DYNAMITE GIRL in HAIRSPRAY! Her most recent roles have been ATTINA in THE LITTLE MERMAID, ALICE in BIG RIVER, ANITA in WEST SIDE STORY an PAULETTE in LEGALLY BLONDE. Along with her passion for theatre, McKenna is also a makeup and wig artist! Her most recent work was seen in THE LITTLE MERMAID, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST and ADDAMS FAMILY right here at PLAZA!
This is IJ's 5th show here at Plaza and this is the one he and his sisters have been waiting for! Finally getting to do HAIRSPRAY! IJ would like to thank his family for the support and especially his mom for taking care of him while he had strep throat at the end of the rehearsal schedule. She was awesome and kept him updated with videos! Thanks Mom! You're the best!
Josh is a student who will be entering the 9th grade in the fall and is very excited to be in his 4th main-stage performance at Plaza Theater. His other shows include Singin' in the Rain, West Side Story, Kiss And Tell, Suessical The Musical, A Fairy Tale Christmas Carol, Romeo And Juliet, High School Musical, Joseph...Dreamcoat, and A Charlie Brown Christmas. He would like to thank Plaza Academy for teaching him everything he needs to know.
In addition to acting, Lillian is a member of Academy Singers, a varsity choir at her high school, Fort Worth Academy of Fine Arts. She has won many choir awards, including All Region, and has performed solos at many private events.
Lillian loves musicals and has performed in a CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG, SEUSSICAL, SEUSSICAL JR. WEST SIDE STORY, and SCHOOLHOUSE ROCK, among other productions.
"Thanks to my dog who always greeted me at the door when I got home from rehearsal."
This is Alina first show at Plaza and she is so happy and honored to be acting along such a great cast. Previous shows that she has done are: STARLIGHT EXPRESS Buffy ANNIE Ms. Hannigan, WIZARD OF OZ Cowardly Lion ALL SHOOK UP Ensemble BYE BYE BIRDIE Ensemble LITTLE MERMAID Jetsome SHERK Dance Ensemble and so many more. She loves to do theater and wouldn't want to do anything else with her life. Alina would like to thank her wonderful mother for always supporting her. And Keshia!!
(Motormouth Maybell Dancer)
This is Faith's second show with Plaza Theatre Company and she is thrilled to be returning to their stage once again for HAIRSPRAY! She has worked on and performed in 22 shows at Granbury Theatre Company over the course of the last two and a half years. She has played minor roles like Charolotte in OLIVER! as well as many ensemble roles in shows like SPAMALOT, SWEENEY TODD, and MARY POPPINS. Faith has also played larger roles in the Granbury Theatre Academy summer productions that are hosted in the Granbury Opera House. She got to play Chef Louis in THE LITTLE MERMAID as well as Mayzie La Bird in SEUSSICAL. Faith currently works at Granbury Theatre Academy as the administrative assistant and as the beginner ballet instructor for the academy. She is pursuing a degree in Theatre with a minor in education in hopes of one day being a college theatre professor. Faith would finally like to take a moment to thank her amazing parents for helping her pay for gas and transportation to and from Cleburne.
(Cameraman, Guard, Set Captain)
Is thrilled to be in his 6th show hear at plazaCo! Past favorite rolls include, Barricade boy in LES MISERABLES at The Carnage Players, Joseph in JOSEPH...DREAM COAT at plaza academy, Ensemble in BIG RIVER and Flotsam in THE LITTLE MERMAID both at PlazaCo. Sam would like to thank his family for all the support!
(Assistant Director / Stage Manager)
Lindsay is excited to be working on her eighth production at PlazaCo. HAIRSPRAY is one of her favorite musicals! One day she will reach the Plaza 20 show club! This is her first time to Assistant Direct at Plaza after stage managing several several shows previously. Some of her favorites include RAGTIME, WEST SIDE STORY, MAN OF LAMANCHA, THE ADDAMS FAMILY, JOSEPH...DREAMCOAT, BIG RIVER and TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD. Lindsay is a multiple Column Award Winner and is also on the Board of Directors for The Column Awards. In her free time she can be found at the ballpark watching her Texas Rangers. Always thanks to Aaron for being such a joy to work with and a special thanks to my husband William for encouraging me to indulge in theater, I love you!
Domanick Hubbard is so excited to be making his choreography debut at The Plaza Theatre Company with this production of Hairspray. Along with choreographing shows he is also a performer, recently he has been in Westside Story at Casa Manana, Shrek at Granbury Theatre Company and you may remember him as Jim in Plazas production of Big River. He is now the Resident Choreographer at Granbury Theatre Company but is so thankful he got to venture over to Plaza to work on Hairspray. Currently he is in a joint production of In The Heights at the Zach Scott Theatre in Austin Tx, June 8th- July 3rd and Lyric Theatre in Oklahoma City August 4th-12th with the resident choreographer of Broadway's Hamilton, Michael Balderrama. He wants to thank Aaron, Tina and Jace for trusting him with this show, Brittany for being his rock and filling in for him while he was away, the beautiful cast/crew for being patient, loving and supporting him through the process. He hopes you enjoy this production. Much love.
Brittany Jenkins is a graduate of Texas Tech University where she received her BA in Dance. She is currently the resident choreographer for Kids Who Care in Fort Worth where she recently choreographed You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown and The Little Mermaid. Growing up she trained with Carrie Cheng, Webster Dean and Elise Lavallee. She has participated in Broadway Theatre Project and The Performing Arts Project where she worked with an array of Broadway and film actors, casting directors, vocal directors, and other Theatre and Dance professionals. Recently, she was seen on stage in 9 TO 5 and SHREK with the Granbury Theatre Company. Brittany is thrilled to have had the opportunity to work with everyone here at the Plaza Theatre!