Beauty and the Beast Jr. Cast

Elysse Rome (Belle)
Elysse is 11 years old and is currently in the 6th grade. No stranger to the stage, you may have seen Elysse in Through the Looking Glass (White Pawn #1/Dixie Chicken), Grease (Sandy), and Shrek Jr. (Storyteller #1/Duloc Citizen). For fun, Elysse likes to play hockey and tennis, roller blade, draw, and foster puppies for rescues.
Daniel Patron (Beast)
Daniel is 10 years old and is currently in the 5th grade. A dynamite performer onstage, you may have seen him in productions such as Sister Act Jr. (TJ/Altar Boy), High School Musical Jr. (Coach Bolton), and Max Dance Pro’s Spring Showcase of Annie (Sandy the Dog). For fun, Danny enjoys making movies, reading, playing tennis and building Legos
Zane Haeufgloeckner (Maurice/Enchanted Character)
Zane is 11 years old and is in the 6th grade. Previous stage credits include Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Chorus) and The Emperor’s New Clothes. For fun, Zane likes to sketch, build Legos, do science experiments, play video games and play with friends.
Cole Miller (Gaston)
Cole is 12 years old and is currently in the 6th grade. No stranger to the stage, you may have seen Cole in Charlotte's Web (Avery Arable), Aladdin Jr. (Head Guard), Sister Act Jr. (Eddie Souther), and Frozen Jr. (Kristoff). For fun, Cole enjoys playing games with his Dad, reading, and making stop-motion videos.
Parker Bookman (LeFou)
Parker is 12 years old and attends Green Local Schools. Previously on stage, you may have seen Parker in The Best Christmas Pageant Ever (Ollie Herdman), Aladdin Jr. (Price), and Sister Act Jr. (Monsignor O’Hara/Joey). For fun, Parker likes to play video games and do archery.
Lumiere (Azzy Beltz)
Azzy is 11 years old and is currently in the 6th grade. No stranger to the Avenue Arts stage, you may have seen him in Shrek Jr. (Blind Mouse/Duckling), Annie Jr. (FDR), Seussical Jr. (Wickersham Brother), Willy Wonka Jr. (Mr. Bucket), Godspell Jr. (Follower), Sister Act Jr. (Curtis Jackson), and High School Musical Jr. (Zeke Baylor). Azzy helps lead worship at his church’s elementary school service, participates on a competitive hip-hop dance team and loves to draw and play video games. He also enjoys playing on the trampoline, swimming, and palling around with his brother, Roman.
Lilyana Beall (Cogsworth)
Lilyana is 9 years old and attends Weaver CDC. Previously on stage, you may have seen Lilyana in Lion King Jr. (Featured Lionness/Ensemble) and Sister Act. Jr. (Newscaster/Ensemble). For fun, Lilyana likes to play tennis, hang out with friends, sing ,act and play the piano.
Mia Patron (Mrs. Potts)
Mia is 12 years old and is currently in the 7th grade. No stranger to the Avenue Arts stage, you may have seen her in previous productions such as Sister Act Jr. (Sister Mary Celeste) and High School Musical Jr. (Moderator/Cheerleader). Other stage credits include Pippin (Theo) and Annie at Max Dance Pro’s Spring Showcase. For fun, Mia likes to play the drums, read, play tennis and participate in choir.
Abby Sullivan (Babette)
Abby is 16 years old and is currently a junior in high school. Abby has been performing for a long time, having been seen in numerous productions including The Lion King Jr. (Nala), Into the Woods (Grandmother), Grease (Ensemble), Descendants (Ensemble), Moana (Ancestor), Matilda (Ensemble), and Frozen Jr. (Ensemble). For fun, Abby likes to hang out with her friends and participate in musical. She also enjoys interpreting (American Sign Language) for her high school choir concerts.
Aleana Locklear (Madame de la Grande Bouche)
Aleana is 17 years old and is currently a junior in high school. This is Aleana’s first show ever and we are so excited for her to join the Avenue Arts family. For fun, Aleana likes to ride her horse and play video games.
Charlotte Young (Chip)
Charlotte is 7 years old and is currently in the 2nd grade. Previously on stage, you may have seen Charlotte in Godspell Jr. (Follower) and High School Musical Jr. (Thespian). For fun, Charlotte likes to play with her friends, going on waterslides and being on vacation.
Madison Giltz (Narrator #1/Enchanted Character)
Madison is 9 years old and is in the 4th grade. Previously on stage, Madison has appeared in High School Musical Jr. (Thespian), Sister Act Jr. (Nun), and Nutcracker (Littlest Party Girl/Package Girl). For fun, Madison likes to do fashion design, ski, swim, read, sew, travel and have a baby sitter club.
Baylee Harris (Narrator #2/Enchanted Character)
Baylee is 10 years old and is in the 4th grade. Born for the stage, Baylee has been seen in productions such as Seussical Jr. (Wickersham Brother), High School Musical Jr. (Brainiac), and Newsies Jr. (Buttons). For fun, Baylee likes to play with Barbies, read to her cats and little brother, draw, workout and bake.
Adelynn Haren (Narrator #3/Enchanted Character)
Adelynn is 9 years old and is currently in the 4th grade. This is Adelynn’s first theatrical experience and we are so excited to welcome her to the Avenue Arts family. For fun, Adelynn likes to swim.
Kyleigh Millat (Narrator #4/Enchanted Character)
Kyleigh is 11 years old and is currently in the 6th grade. Kyleigh is brand new to the stage and is so excited to join the Avenue Arts family. For fun, Kyleigh likes to hang out with family and friends.
Kerra Locklear (Les Filles #1)
Kerra is 13 years old and is currently in the 8th grade. This is Kerra’s first show ever and we are so excited to have her join us for Beauty and the Beast Jr. For fun, Kerra likes to watch musicals and ride horses.
Riley Kandel (Les Filles #2)
Riley is 11 years old and is in the 6th grade. No stranger to the stage, you may have seen Riley in High School Musical Jr. (Cheerleader) and Sister Act Jr. (Sister Mary Theresa) at Avenue Arts. For fun, Riley likes to play basketball, soccer and sing.
Kora Krzynowek (Les Filles #3)
Kora is 10 years old and attends Sauder Elementary. Previously on stage, you may have seen Kora in Sister Act Jr. (Elle/Nun) and Moana Jr. (Left Claw/Tamatoa). For fun, Kora loves to do make-up. She also loves to read, play on the trampoline, go to Cedar Point and hang out with her family and friends.
Declan Carr (Monsieur D'Arque/Shepherd Boy/Ensemble)
Declan is 17 years old and is a junior in high school. No stranger to the stage, Declan has been seen in a variety of shows including The Lion King Jr. (Hyena), Annie Jr. (Drake), Seussical Jr. (Yertle the Turtle) and Jungle Book (Kaa). For fun, Declan likes to watch movies and go swimming.
Jade Foraker (Bookseller/Ensemble)
Jade is 8 years old and attends St. Michael’s. Previously on stage, you may have seen Jade competing in dance competitions. For fun, Jade likes to swim, play with friends and loves animals.
Kirra Metz (Baker/Villager #1/Ensemble)
Kirra is 10 years old and is currently in the 4th grade. This is Kirra’s first theatrical production and we are so excited to have her join us. For fun, Kirra likes to participate in her swim team, sew, play outside and skateboard.
Leah Fleck (Aristocratic Lady/Villager #2/Ensemble)
Leah is 11 years old and is currently in the 6th grade. Previously on stage, you may have seen her in High School Musical Jr. (Nancy), Annie Jr. (Orphan Mia), and Willy Wonka Jr. (Oompa Loompa/Candyman Kid). For fun, Leah likes to act and play softball.
Kennedy Wenzel (Lady With a Cane/Villager #3/Ensemble)
Kennedy is 9 years old and is currently in the 4th grade. Previously on stage, you may have seen her in Cinderella Jr. (Lucifer the Cat/Villager), Godspell Jr. (Follower), High School Musical Jr. (Cheerleader) and Sister Act. Jr. (Nun). For fun, Kennedy likes to read, draw, sing, play with friends and spend time with family.
Everly Bridger (Lady With Baby/Ensemble)
Everly is 8 years old and is currently in the second grade. Previously on the stage, you may have seen her as Tiger Lily in North Canton Playhouse's workshop production of Alice Through the Looking Glass. For fun, Everly likes to do theatre, be creative and use her imagination.
Malia Hardy (Sausage Curl Girl/Ensemble)
Malia is 10 years old and is currently in the 5th grade. This is Malia’s second show having previously been seen as a Nun in Sister Act Jr. at Avenue Arts. For fun, Malia likes to play clarinet, do theatre and hang out with friends.
Kaya Bedekar (Candle Seller/Ensemble)
Kaya is 8 years old and is currently in the 2nd grade. Previously on stage, Kaya has been seen in the Chorus of “Friendship” at Spring Garden Waldorf School. For fun, Kaya likes to pain, compose, read, eat and travel internationally.
Elliana Lindsey (Egg Seller/Ensemble)
Elliana is 9 years old and is in the 4th grade. Previously on stage, you may have seen her as a villager in Moana Jr. and a Brainiac in High School Musical Jr. Elliana enjoys theatre, horseback riding and swimming.
Abby McKelvey (Fishmonger/Ensemble)
Abby is 10 years old and is currently in the 4th grade. This is Abby’s first theatrical experience and she says she is both nervous and excited. For fun, Abby likes to do art, craft and swim. She also likes to hang out with her friends.
Cadence Hale (Milkmaid/Ensemble)
Cadence is 11 years old and is in the 6th grade. Beauty and the Beast Jr. will be Cadence’s 4th production with Avenue Arts, having been previously seen in Godspell Jr. (Follower), High School Musical Jr. (Kratnoff), and Sister Act Jr. (Ensemble). For fun, Cadence likes to make art.
Siya Bedekar (Hat Seller/Ensemble)
Siya is 11 years old and is currently in the 6th grade. Siya has been seen in the Nutcracker (Angel) at the Palace Theatre and Mysterio’s Incredible Elixir (Narrator) at Spring Garden Waldorf School. For fun, Siya likes to read, travel internationally, cook and think.
Scarlett Busby (Butcher/Ensemble)
Scarlett is currently in the 2nd grade. This is Scarlett’s first theatrical production and we are so excited to welcome her to the Avenue Arts family. For fun, Scarlett likes to dance, listen to music, play games and video games.