Annalee Mattingly is in her second year of AAI Theatre. She had been doing Theatre for seven years prior to joining AAI, along with six years of aerial silks.
Aurora Pitts is a first-year AAI Theatre student. She has been performing in local community theater for longer than she can remember, and she is excited to be working on Arcata's Got Talent.
Carolyn Van Mantgem
Carolyn is currently a junior at Arcata High School. She has been performing for as long as she can remember. A fun fact about her is she loves musical theatre!
Cedar Spirit is a third year AAI student who enjoys Fencing and jewelry making and acting. She has been performing in local theaters since she was 13 years old.
Erika is a Junior at Arcata High School. This is her first year in AAI Theater but participated in last years an Evening of Shorts. Erika likes goats.
Grace Humphreys is a sophomore and she has been performing and singing for her family and friends since the age of 7.
Lachlan Watts-Tobin is a second year AAI student. He has multiple years of experience in theater, and has technical knowledge.
Lootah Hall is a Sophomore at Arcata High and a first year AAI student. He has not been doing theatre for very long, but he hopes to keep contributing in some way or another. A fun fact about him is he plays tennis. Not necessarily well, but he does.
Nora Smith is a grade 12 student in AAI Theater. She’s been doing theater since 3rd grade, and plans on studying film in college. One fun fact about her is that she’s been doing mixed martial arts since she was 7 years old.
Piper is a junior at Arcata High School. It is her second year in the AAI drama program.
Raven Alvarez is a senior at Arcata High and a first year AAI student.
Sasha Dronkers is a first year student at the Arcata Arts Institute, but has been performing since she was 7 years old. She is excited to be working more with the arts this year and is looking forward to new opportunities!
Serena is in 10th grade. A fun fact about them is that they auditioned for a play by accident.
Shon-Tay Crane is a senior at Arcata High School. She recently had the opportunity over the summer to work with playwright and actress Anna Deavere Smith! One fun fact about her is that she has two cats and two dogs.
Taylor Nada is a junior at Arcata High and a second-year AAI student. She has been involved in performing arts since she was less than three years old, and has been in many theater productions.
Terrence Caballero is a senior at Arcata Highschool. This is his second year in AAI theater. Terrence performed as the male lead in 21 Chump Street.
Violet Miller-Wuest is a junior at Six Rivers High School. student. She has been doing theater for 3 years and loves birds and writing.
Original Creative Team
Students are split into a Stage Management group, an Audio Visuals group, and a Publicity Crew Group, and all work together to put on our production. Also, a huge shoutout to Melanie Zapper, the AAI theatre director, who has worked so hard to make our show happen!