Brad is thrilled to be making his PlazaCo debut in this beautiful show. He is a native of Weatherford, and lives there with his wife of 8 years, Jaclyn, and way too many dogs. Some of his favorite past roles are Edward Bloom in BIG FISH at Theatre Off The Square, Hal in PROOF at TOTS, Paul in COMPANY at ONSTAGE in Bedford, Robbie in THE WEDDING SINGER at Music Theatre of Denton, Igor in YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN at MTD, and Javert in LES MISÉRABLES at Graham Regional Theatre. He served as Assistant Director/Sound Designer of THE CRUCIBLE at TOTS, and Music Director for BIG FISH and NUNSENSE II at TOTS. He is also a member of the Parker County Fine Arts Association Board of Directors. "All the love and thanks to Jaclyn, my real-life co-star and alpha sloth, for always supporting me in everything I do."
(Dom Claude Frollo )
Kevin is so excited to be a part of this wonderful production and to help usher in a new age of Plaza Theatre with this amazing new facility. This is Kevin’s 16th production with Plaza. Last year he portrayed the lovable Matthew Cuthbert in ANNE OF GREEN GABLES which is nominated for Best Play-Non Equity in the Column Awards. He also performed as Baptista in Cleburne’s Shakespeare in the Park production of TAMING OF THE SHREW. Next up Kevin will be directing the classic TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD which will be on this very stage in late April. He hopes you enjoy HUNCHBACK and invites you all back again and again. Eternal thanks to the Plaza producers, this cast and crew, our lovely volunteers and to every patron who continually amaze us with such loyal patronage. Special thanks also go to his family, Vanessa and Eli, for their continued support.
This is Michelle's first show at Plaza Theatre Company and she is so excited to be sharing the stage with so many fabulous actors! Originally from Minnesota, Michelle graduated from the University of North Dakota in 2016 with a degree in Musical Theatre. She then moved to Texas with her fiancé and is currently living in the DFW area with her Shiba Inu, Howard. Some of Michelle's recent performances include; Heather Chandler, HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL, Brenda, SMOKEY JOES CAFE, Val, A CHORUS LINE and many more. Michelle says "I hope you enjoy this beautiful production and if you don't know what a Shiba Inu is, you should google it right now."
(Capt. Phoebus de Martin )
Robert Twaddell is known in dfw mostly for his work in The Promise, where he has played several roles, including the understudy role for Jesus. Elsewhere, he has been seen on the Stolen Shakespeare Guild stage in Chekhov’s Three Sisters as Soleni, Oliver Goldsmith’s She Stoops to Conquer as Hastings, and as Claudio and Longaville in the Shakespeare festival featuring Much Ado About Nothing and Love’s Labours Lost. He would like to thank his family for supporting him, and his fiancée, Haley Nettleton, for her continued patience, and love.
(Clopin Trouillefou )
Brian feels truly blessed to be involved with this beautiful and moving show. This is Brian's 3rd Plaza show, you may have seen him as Beast in BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, or as Horton in SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL. Mr. Lawson is also frequently involved with the Granbury Theatre Company, where he has played roles such as Shrek in SHREK THE MUSICAL, Emile de Becque in SOUTH PACIFIC, George Banks in MARY POPPINS, Aldolpho in THE DROWSY CHAPERONE, and Boolie Werthan in DRIVING MISS DAISY. Brian also loves directing and working on the technical side of theatre, where he can help the "magic of the show" come together. Brian would like to thank his friends and family for their love and support of his theatrical endeavours.
MEGAN A. LILES
Megan is so happy to be making her Plaza debut in this absolutely breathtaking show! Megan is an award-winning mezzo-soprano, recognized by the Metropolitan Opera, New York Lyric Opera Theatre, Opera in the Ozarks, and Shreveport Opera. Her DFW theatre credits include performances with Lyric Stage, Rover Dramawerks, Open Classical, Repertory Company Theatre, and CORP Theatre. Some of her most memorable roles are: Morticia Addams in THE ADDAMS FAMILY, Sarah Brown in GUYS AND DOLLS, The Emcee in CABARET, and Ruth in THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE. Her upcoming engagements include DAMN YANKEES at Repertory Company Theatre. Many thanks to Aaron and Milette for this amazing opportunity, and a special shout out to her awesome dad, Terry, for all the car checkups, oil changes, and tanks of gas that made sure her theater commutes were always smooth!
(Lt. Frederic Charlus)
Kevin is making his Plaza Company debut. He is no stranger to the Cleburne theatre community. His previous roles were Feuilly in LES MISERABLES, Philip Lombard in AND THEN THERE WERE NONE, and Bob Bradley in BEST CHRISTMAS...EVER at Carnegie. He was also in the cast of THE PROMISE for several seasons. Kevin would like to thank the production team for giving him this opportunity to be in his dream show. He would also like to thank the cast and crew of Hunchback for accepting him into the Plaza family.
(Jehan Frollo, Congregant)
Nolan is very excited to be performing in his 18th plaza production. He is 18 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 SEVEN BROTHERS. His other favorite roles have been Bernardo Nunez in WEST SIDE STORY: HIGH SCHOOL EDITION with iTheatrics, Romeo in ROMEO & JULIET with Texas Theatre for Young People, and Mr. Darcy in PRIDE AND PREJIDUCE: THE MUSICAL at TAFA. He would like to thank Aaron and Milette Siler for this incredible opportunity and to his friends and family for all of their love and support.
(Father Dupin, Congregant)
JAY fondly remembers “embracing the pole” at Plaza’s first home venue and now looks forward to new traditions in Plaza’s Dudley Hall. Hunchback marks his 35th show at Plaza. Jay was busy this past year directing SOUTH PACIFIC and BEAUTY & THE BEAST for Granbury Theatre Co. and ALWAYS, PATSY CLINE at Plaza. Favorite performance roles include Thenardier in LES MISERABLES; Prof. Callahan in Granbury's LEGALLY BLONDE; Tevye, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF; Rev. Moore, FOOTLOOSE; Arthur, CAMELOT; Horace VanderGelder, HELLO DOLLY; Daddy Warbucks, ANNIE; and Ben Franklin, 1776. Jay is an educator with the Cleburne school district and granddad to Lor, Lou and Liv. Kisses, a dozen roses and a standing ovation for his supporting wife, both onstage and off, Shauna.
FREDDY MARTINEZ JR.
(King Louis XI, Congregant)
Freddy is exceedingly, exceptionally, extraordinarily excited to be returning to Plaza Theatre for his 6th show in a row. Recently he played Sergeant Garcia in Plaza Theatre's ZORRO THE MUSICAL, and Grrrremio in Plaza Theatre's Shakespeare in the Park production of TAMING OF THE SHREW. He was the Assistant Stage Manager at the Artes de la Rosa Rose Marine Theatre in 2016. He will next appear in a production of The Greatest Showman as P.T. Barnum and an Elephant. He'd like to thank his mother, father, and as always, Meryl Streep.
Nathan Salter is thrilled to be back on stage in his 8th production with his Plaza family! He is so thankful to be in such a beautiful show (and new theatre space!) Others credits include: Prentiss in PETER AND THE STARCATCHER (Onstage in Bedford), Lon Smith in MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS, (Granbury Theatre Company), Link Larkin in HAIRSPRAY, 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, Horton in SEUSSICAL (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.
Sam is a homeschooled Senior who attends Plaza Academy and Travis Academy of Fine Arts. He enjoys acting, art, and singing. He is excited to be joining an amazing cast for his 8th Plaza show. He was most recently seen serving as a cabinet member in ANNIE. His favorite roles include Joseph in JOSEPH...DREAMCOAT with Plaza Academy, Barricade Boy in LES MISERABLES with Carnegie Players, and ensemble member in BIG RIVER at PlazaCo. He also attended the Junior Theatre Festival with Plaza Academy, where he enjoyed the role of Scar in LION KING, JR. "Enjoy the show!"
Nate is thrilled to return to Plaza Theatre Company for the inaugural performance at the beatiful new Dudley Hall. Nate was last seen on the Plaza stage in the Column Award Nominated Anne of Green Gables and Little Mermaid. Nate can't wait to share the stage with so many talented performers. He would like to give a special thanks to his family and friends.
(St. Aphrodisius, Congregant)
Bradley McKinney is excited to be performing, for the first time, with Plaza Theatre.
He is an alumni from Tarleton State University and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts. He has performed as uncle Max in Sound of Music and as Charlie Brown in You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown with Tarleton. He has also performed solos with the Fort Worth Symphony in Handels Messiah and Bach’s Magnificat. Thank you for all my friends and family who have given me their support over the years. I am extremely humbled by receiving the opportunity to cooperate with Plaza Theatre and look forward to the many years to come!
(Congregant, Statue, Fight Choreographer)
Kirk A. Corley is making his debut here at the Plaza Theatre Company. A veteran of several productions
all around the DFW area, including (Amos Calloway) the ringmaster with a dark secret in BIG FISH
and (El Gallio) the pirate in THE FANTASTIKS. A sampling of other pages from the from the Corley portfolio
are the black-clad (Citizen Chauvelin) of THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL, the German (Professor Bhaer) in THE
LITTLE WOMEN, (Hamm) from THE ARK. For 18 seasons he could be seen robed and bearded in THE
PROMISE, both in Glen Rose, TX and Branson, MO.
Tiffany Hyatt is excited to be in her first production at Plaza Theatre Company! Tiffany is a recent graduate from the University of Texas at Arlington with a BFA in Musical Theatre. Her favorite roles include Sara in THE THEORY OF RELATIVITY, Consuela in WEST SIDE STORY, and being a featured soloist in the BROADWAY MAVERICKS at UTA. She would like to thank her parents and her husband Kade for their love and support and God for giving her the opportunity to do what she loves.
Emily is over the moon that she has the honor of sharing the stage with this cast for the inaugural show at Dudley Hall. This is Emily's 22nd show with Plaza. You may have recently seen her as Tracy in Hairspray, Lucy in You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown, or Martha in The Secret Garden. She has also performed with the Granbury Theatre Company as Missy in The Marvelous Wonderettes, Dragon in Shrek, Judy Bernly in 9 to 5, Nancy in Oliver!, and Mrs. Lovett in Sweeney Todd. When Emily is not living out her passions on the stage, she is the resident costumer with Granbury Theatre Company. Thank you to the Plaza Family and the JTAM team for allowing me be a part of this memory forever. I am blessed beyond measure. Do it with passion or not at all!
Kathy is returning to the Plaza stage after last playing the role of Marilla in ANNE OF GREEN GABLES. Other Plaza roles include: Miss Andrew in MARY POPPINS, Marmee in LITTLE WOMEN, Glinda in WIZARD OF OZ, Wicked Witch, et al in SHREK, Nimue in CAMELOT, Esther Simowitz in BREAKING UP, Mrs. Peacock in CLUE THE MUSICAL, Mother Abbess in SOUND OF MUSIC. She has also worked with GPAC and Granbury Theatre Company. She studied vocal performance at Howard Payne University, holds a Master’s degree from SWBTS, has sung with the Dallas Symphony Chorus, and has recorded one album. Kathy is honored to work alongside the talent and voices of this cast and crew. She loves the beauty of this show, filled with musical story-telling, as a lesson unfolds about loving those around us with hearts that can be kinder. As always, “My love to Jim who keeps a song in my heart!”
Haley is so happy to be a part of the first show at Dudley hall! She has appeared in two other Plaza productions: “She Loves Me,” and “Much Ado About Nothing.” You may have also seen her as Cosette in Carnegie’s Les Mis or Rapunzel in Into the woods. Her most recent performance was with Lyric stage in Gershwin’s “Of Thee I Sing.” She studied classical voice at SFA and absolutely loves the chorus music in Hinchback!! She is honored to bring this beautiful story of kindness to you. Recently engaged, she’s excited to be appearing with her fiancé in another musical based on a Victor Hugo novel.
Hannah is pleased to perform in her second show at Plaza after appearing as Adult Diana in ANNE OF GREEN GABLES. She teaches High School Spanish, 8th Grade Speech, Elementary Music, and is the Junior High One Act Play director in Kopperl. Thanks to Victor Hugo for writing this story as well as her favorite book Les Miserables. Enjoy the show.
Bentleigh is delighted to be returning to the Plaza for her 11th production, & is very excited to be involved in the first show at the beautiful Dudley Hall! Bentleigh is a graduate of the University of Texas in Arlington & is the proud theatre teacher at McLean Middle School in Fort Worth. Bentleigh has been previously seen on the Plaza stage in Annie (Mrs. Pugh), Singin in the Rain (Dora Bailey/Mrs. Dinsmore), A Christmas Carol (Charwoman), & The Little Mermaid (Mersister). Bentleigh has also appeared in South Pacific (Bloody Mary) & Arsenic and Old Lace (Lieutenant Rooney) at Granbury Theatre Company. Bentleigh would like to thank her amazing students, friends, family, Bernie, Rodney, Ryan, & Beyonce.
Aria is bursting with excitement to be performing in the first show on the Plaza at Dudley Hall stage! She was previously seen on the PTC stage in Annie. Although she could not be seen, she was also singing and dancing along on the inside in PTC's BREAKING UP...TO DO and LITTLE SHOP... Aria was also in HELLO DOLLY with Granbury Theatre Co. She would like to thank Aaron and Milette for the opportunity to be in this show!
This is Scarlett’s second show with Plaza. At the age of 5 months, she was also featured as the “Elephant Bird” in Seussical. She is now 4 and excited to add Hunchback to her resume. Her hobbies include dancing, crafting, playing dinosaurs, and being the best big sister to her brother Simon. “Mommy and Daddy and so proud of you baby girl. Shine bright, love!”
(Music Director )
takes great pride in making her Plaza music-directing debut with this incredible cast and production. Meredith has a background in opera and classical music, having earned a Masters degree in music from Boston University. She has performed many roles on the opera stage, but some of her favorite performances have been right here at Plaza. You may remember her from recent shows such as Zorro the Musical, Mary Poppins, Secret Garden, and She Loves Me. Look for Meredith in Plaza’s next production of The Music Man. Many thanks to Aaron for giving her this exciting opportunity, and lots of love to her incredibly supportive husband, Tyson.
(Stage Manager )
Lindsay is excited to be working on her 10th production at PlazaCo. She is ecstatic to be breaking in Dudley Hall as the first stage manager of the first show in their new home. She has stage managed many shows around the D/FW area, with some of her favorites being HAIRSPRAY, 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. "Thank you to Aaron and Milette for letting me be part of HUNCHBACK and a special thanks to my husband William for encouraging my love of theater. I love you."
Tabitha could not be more excited for the opportunity to work on this beautiful show, and is honored to be a part of the first show at Dudley Hall. Her favorite choreography credits include ALL SHOOK UP, WEST SIDE STORY, THE ADDAMS FAMILY and 42nd STREET all with PlazaCo and Plaza Academy. When not choreographing, Tabitha enjoys teaching Musical Theatre and dance at Plaza Academy and sends love to her awesome students. Tabitha has choreographed for Plaza Academy students the last two years as they have attended the Junior Theater Festival in Atlanta. Both years they have been honored to win awards for excellence in dance. As much as she adores the stage, Tabi's all time favorite roles are mommy to Baby Gemma and wifey to her dashing husband Saúl.
Stormy is thrilled to join the cast and crew of Disney’s THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME to share such a poignant tale of beauty and love! You will have recently seen her on stage in ANNIE. Stormy enjoys performing, working backstage, stage managing, and even sweeping the stage when given the chance! She is very honored to have the opportunity to work in a luxurious space such a Dudley Hall and she can’t wait to see where this creative space takes her in the future! Stormy is looking forward to stage managing TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD in the spring under the direction of Kevin Poole! Stormy would like to say “Thank you to Plaza and her patrons for being a creative place where my children can learn about the arts and life on the stage!”
Shauna is happy to be behind the curtain for Hunchback and part of the tech team. Shauna was recently seen onstage as Ouiser in Steel Magnolias, Louise in Always Patsy Cline, Mrs. Medlock in Secret Garden, and the Wicked Witch in Wizard of Oz. She’d like to thank Aaron and Milette for the opportunity to be in another Siler Success! She sends her love to her three grandchildren Lorelei, Louie and Livi and to the gargoyle of her dreams, Jaybird!
Quentin Scott is delighted to be in yet another Plaza Theatre Company production. You may remember him as the goofy radio host Burt Healy in Annie! He has been in numerous Plaza shows over the past year such as MARY POPPINS, ANNE OF... GABLES, and TREASURE ISLAND to name a few. He would like to thank his friends and family that make practicing his favorite hobby at his favorite theater a reality!
Ethan is excited to be involved in this excellent show! This is his first time staying backstage the entire show, and he can't wait to learn more about the tech side of theatre.
G. AARON AND MILETTE SILER
Aaron and Milette are honored to be at the helm of the first show in this incredible venue and hope you are enjoying your experience here. They are two of the four founding producers of Plaza Theatre Company and have performed in several productions over the past ten years but they have not been able to co-direct since RAGTIME in 2012. Milette is a graduate of TCU and is currently working as a dietitian at Moncrief Cancer Center. Aaron is the Director of Operations at Plaza Theatre Company. Both have been in many different productions here at PlazaCo. They have three wonderful children (Dana, Ryan and Mitchell).