Mary Poppins Cast
Grace Coldicott (Mary Poppins)
Having just completed her second year at St. Edward’s University (BFA Acting), Grace is thrilled to be returning to the LTMT stage for the 6th time. She has recently appeared in Mary Moody Northen Theatre’s 25th…Spelling Bee as Olive’s Mom, LTMT’s Hello, Dolly! as Minnie Fay, and most recently in MMNT’s Godspell as the “Day By Day” soloist. She also headlined the September Twilight Concert Series at Villa Antonia; Never a Rainy Day! and appeared in the Northlake A Christmas Homecoming as Kate. She would like to thank her incredible friends and family who have been beyond supportive of this process.
Aidan Keating (Bert)
Aidan returns to the LTMT stage after last being seen as Shylock in the Georgetown Palace’s Something Rotten. Some of his past roles include Cornelius in Hello Dolly, Rooster in Annie and King Arthur in Spamalot.
Summer Thatcher (Jane Banks)
Summer Thatcher is a 6th grade student who has always had a passion for acting! Rising Star's 2023 production of Willy Wonka Jr. was her first theatre production, playing the role of Veruca Salt. She loves to sing, dance and make people laugh!
Lazarus Smith (Michael Banks)
Following in the footsteps of his 3 older siblings, Lazarus has been performing with Rising Stars for several years with roles in Willy Wonka Jr. (Mike Teavee) Frozen Jr., Aladdin Jr., The Little Mermaid Jr., and a Matilda Showcase (Bruce). Lazarus is excited to play the role of Michael Banks in Mary Poppins! In addition to theatre, Lazarus also plays baseball and basketball on local LV teams.
Tim Keating (George Banks)
After a long hiatus (thanks, global pandemic!), Tim is excited to be back performing on the north shore. This show is particularly special, in that it’s the first time the whole family has been together on stage! He most recently appeared as Lord Clapham in "Something Rotten" at the Georgetown Palace Theatre. Past LTMT roles: "Annie" (Warbucks), "Oklahoma" (Ali Hakim), "Peter Pan" (Hook), "Joseph" (Levi).
Lisa Jackson (Winifred Banks)
Lisa has been involved with music since childhood, performing with her church youth, playing in the high school marching band, taking piano lessons from the age of 10 and singing in the Texas Baptist All State youth choir for 2 seasons. She studied piano and vocal/choral music at Baylor University and received her bachelor of music education degree. She has taught public school music classes and choirs at several different school districts including Lago Vista, Leander, Bryan and Waco ISDs. She also taught the music class at Grace preschool for 15 years. She is currently a private music teacher for vocal and piano lessons. She also directs the music at Trinity Anglican church. Lisa sings as a soprano in the Hill Country singers and is a vocal soloist as well. Mary Poppins is her 2nd theater production with Lake Travis Music Theatre. She played Ursula in their 1st production Bye Bye Birdie.
Lisa Whitted (Mrs. Brill)
Lisa received a BFA in Acting from Northern Illinois University in Chicago. She also trained and performed at the Moscow Art Theatre School in Russia. She was able to achieve Actor’s Equity status performing in Chicago before enrolling in a Masters of Ed. program. She moved to Lago Vista this summer and is the Kindergarten-5th grade Performing Arts teacher. She is thrilled to find LTMT and get back to the stage. Her favorite roles over the years have been, Pistetarious in The Birds, Dorine in Tartuffe, Queen of Hearts in Alice in Wonderland, Madeliene in Victims of Duty, Yasmin in Pentecost, Darlene in Balm in Gilead, Lady Hayling in Relative Values. She regrets that while she has had much success in her theatre career, she knows that her family and friends will only let her be remembered for her Kentucky Fried Chicken commercial.
Andy Cox (Robertson Ay)
Andy Cox is proud to return to the stage with LTMT. He had a role in last summer’s production of Hello Dolly! Past theater credits include roles in Postmortem, Arsenic & Old Lace, Exit the Body, Jack of Diamonds, Desk Set, See How They Run, Annie, Oklahoma, Daddy’s Dyin’ Who’s Got the Will?, Assassins, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Grease, and My Fair Lady. He has also enjoyed singing with the Hill Country Singers and acting with the Lago Vista Players. Andy lives in Lago Vista with his husband and children.
Lisa Keating (Miss Andrew)
Although no stranger to the stage, this is Lisa's first production with LTMT as a cast member. Lisa's recent credits include Peaches Verdeen Belrose in The Red Velvet Cake Wars, Auntie Em in Wizard of Oz, and Female Swing in The Play That Goes Wrong. Her favorite role, by far, is theatre mom/theatre wife. So much love to Tim, Devin and Aidan for all their support.
Devin Keating (Mrs. Corry)
Devin is a graduate of Stephens college with a BFA in musical theater. She is very excited for her first LTMT production along side her family.
Lisa Weaver (Bird Woman / Assistant Director)
In addition to being the Assistant Director, Lisa Weaver is thrilled to be back on stage as the iconic Bird Woman with LTMT. Lisa is also President of the board for LV Players and enjoys roles in both organizations. Favorites roles include: Miss Hannigan in “Annie” (2013 & 2019), Bunny Watson in “Desk Set” and Crane Hammond in “Exit the Body”. Lisa is also Asst. Director for Rising Stars, sings with the Hill Country Singers and Lakeside Christian Fellowship, as well as a full time employee of LVISD.
Nicholas Philmon (Neleus / Valentine / Clerk)
Nicholas joined the LTMT stage in Peter Pan (as John) and has been in numerous LTMT, Rising Stars, and LVHS Viking Theatre productions since. Memorable roles include Kurt in The Sound of Music, Omar in Aladdin Jr. and Pugsley in The Addams Family. Although only being 18, he has made a name for himself on TikTok, gaining over 100 million likes, and was voted LVHS 2021 Homecoming King. Nicholas will be attending The University of Arizona in the fall, majoring in theater.
Craig Faircloth (Bank Chairman / Admiral Boom)
Craig is grateful to be welcomed so graciously into the LTMT family for such an iconic show. Despite being a first timer in the north shore theatre scene, Craig is an old timer on the stage. Some of his favorite roles have included Joe Gillis in Sunset Boulevard, Neville Craven in The Secret Garden, and Professor Callahan in Legally Blonde. Hailing from North Carolina, Craig moved to Austin in 2017 and currently lives in Cedar Park. “To Beau, thank you for all the undying support and encouragement you have given to me throughout this process. I love you.”
Will Janson (Policeman / Northbrook)
Will Janson is a teacher and athletics coordinator at Lago Vista Middle School. Mary Poppins is Will’s first production to participate in with Lake Travis Musical Theatre, and his first since high school in 1994. Will is playing the parts of Mr.John Northbrook, policeman, and ensembles. Will is the father of the ‘Rising Star’ Brookley Janson.
Maya Alanis (Statue / Doll / Ensemble)
Maya is a junior at LVHS and has been performing with LTMT since the age of 6. A few memorable roles include Gladys Herdman in The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, Linus in A Charlie Brown Christmas, Flounder in The Little Mermaid, Jr., Anna in Frozen, Jr. and most recently Mrs. Teavee in Willy Wonka Jr. Maya was accepted into Zach Theater’s Pre-Apprentice Program in 2019, studying acting, voice and dance. She has appeared in Lake Travis Music Theatre’s productions of Joseph, Peter Pan, Oklahoma and as the title character, Annie, in LTMT’s 2019 production of Annie. Maya appeared in LTMT’s Hello Dolly last summer in the role of Ermengarde as well as being part of the high school theater program. Maya was a student intern this year with the Rising Stars program and has done choreography in several production numbers. She is also a coach at Arise Gymnastics and this fall she will be playing Mayzie in the LVHS production of Seussical.
Adeline Womack (Statue / Toy / Ensemble)
Addie is thrilled to be returning to the stage in this year’s production of Mary Poppins! She has been involved with a number of LTMT, LVHS, and Rising Stars shows, this being her seventh. Addie is grateful to her family and friends for their unwavering love and support, as well as the cast and crew for making this all possible.
Katelyn Coldicott (Annie / Clerk / Ensemble)
Katelyn Coldicott is happy to be in LTMT's production of Mary Poppins. She has been involved with LTMT since 2013 with some of her favorite productions being Oklahoma!, Beauty and the Beast Jr. (Cogsworth), and Peter Pan. She is also a Division I college athlete (XC and Track). She would like to thank everyone involved for letting her be a part of Mary Poppins!
Cassie Kinchen (Fannie / Clerk / Ensemble)
Cassie is excited to return to the theater this year. She has been in all of LTMT's summer productions including Peter Pan as Wendy, and Fiddler on the Roof as Hodel and Hello Dolly as Irene Molloy. She has also performed roles with Rising Stars such as Jasmine in Aladdin Jr., Ursula in The Little Mermaid Jr., and Belle in Beauty and the Beast Jr. She has also performed with the Hill Country Singers.
Anya Alanis (Teddy Bear / Ensemble)
Anya is an incoming freshman at LVHS and has been participating in theater since the age of 3. She has appeared in numerous Rising Stars productions including Beauty & the Beast Jr., Aladdin Jr., The Little Mermaid Jr., Frozen Jr. and most recently Willy Wonka Jr. as well as appearing in the LVHS Viking Theatre productions of The Lion King Jr. and The Sound of Music. Anya has also appeared in the LTMT productions of Joseph, Peter Pan, Oklahoma, Annie and Hello Dolly. Anya played the title character, Matilda, with Rising Stars in 2021 and on the stage at LTMT’s 2021 Masquerade Ball. She also participated in the LVMS One Act Play, where she was awarded “All-Star Cast” for her role as Lucy in The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. Anya is on the drumline in the LVHS marching band and also enjoys playing basketball, pole-vaulting and tennis. This fall she will be playing JoJo in the LVHS production of Seussical.
Emerson Andrew (Toy / Ensemble)
Emerson is an 8th grader at Sterling Classical School. She is thrilled to be performing in this production of Mary Poppins. Emerson has always had a love for the arts, especially her experiences with LTMT. Her previous performances include All that Jazz, Beauty and the Beast Jr., The Little Mermaid Jr, Annie, The Sound of Music (LVHS Viking Theatre), Aladdin Jr., Frozen Jr., and Willy Wonka Jr.
Lillian Coale (Toy / Ensemble)
Lillian is a sophomore at LVHS and she is overjoyed to be included in the cast of Mary Poppins! Some productions she has been in include: Peter Pan, Beauty and the Beast Jr., The Little Mermaid Jr., Aladdin Jr., Annie, Matilda Jr., and Frozen Jr. When not performing in theater, Lillian enjoys reading, swimming, and dance.
Brookelyn Cushman (Toy / Ensemble)
Brookelyn is excited to be on stage with Lake Travis Musical Theatre. She enjoys dancing, reading, writing, and spending time with friends. She wants to thank the producers and cast members in this production who have been helpful and a joy to work with.
Mary Cushman (Toy / Ensemble)
Mary Cushman is excited about her first appearance with Lake Travis Musical Theatre and is honored to be part of the Mary Poppins cast. In addition to dancing and singing, Mary enjoys reading, music, and art. She is thankful for the support of her friends and family.
Lucy Smith (Toy / Ensemble)
Lucy is a sixth grader at LVMS, and has been performing with LTMT for 6 years with roles in Willy Wonka Jr. (Phineous Trout), Frozen Jr. (middle Anna), Beauty & The Beast Jr., The Little Mermaid Jr., Aladdin Jr., Annie (as Molly), and The Best Christmas Pageant Ever. She also performed in The Sound Of Music (as Gretel) with LVHS Viking Theatre. Lucy is part of the Northlake Church Kids Worship band where she plays piano. She loves theatre, playing the piano, singing, art, and spending time with her family.
Deijah Sourile (Toy / Ensemble)
Deijah is an 8th grade student who is overjoyed to be in this production. She has performed in LTMT's productions of Willy Wonka Jr., Annie, and The Little Mermaid Jr. She has also done LV players club productions Beauty is a Beast and Goldilocks on Trial. She loves dancing, singing, and gymnastics.
Nancy Coldicott (Katie Nanna / Ensemble)
This is Nancy’s 4th musical with LTMT. Nancy revels in any small part she gets to play just for the fun of being on stage and hanging out with the coolest people in Lago Vista. Her love for acting and singing is compounded by getting to do it with her entire family. There may even be a few of her patients in the audience that have heard her “rehearse” during their physical therapy sessions. Her opus magnus…Grace, Katelyn, and Leah Coldicott, the greatest gifts and teachers of love and light.
Melanie Alanis (Queen Victoria / Ensemble)
Melanie has been acting and singing since childhood, when she appeared in Bye Bye Birdie and Li’l Abner. In high school, she was awarded the "Outstanding Actor Award" at the state level for One Act Play competition and in college she was part of the University of Minnesota’s Women’s Choir. Previously appearing in LTMT’s Annie (2013 & 2019), Joseph, and Hello Dolly, Melanie is elated to return to the LTMT stage. She also appeared in two Rising Stars’ productions of The Best Christmas Pageant Ever in the role of the mother. Melanie enjoys playing the keyboard in worship bands. Melanie loves being part of this theatre family with her daughters, Maya and Anya and husband Jose (tech).
Ben Burt (Park Keeper)
Ben is excited to return to the LTMT stage after making his debut appearance with LTMT in Hello Dolly performing as the role of Manny. He hopes you enjoy the show!
Travis Kinchen (Von Hussler)
Travis has been involved in thirteen LTMT musicals, starting as crew and then appearing on stage beginning with Oliver in 2011; he played Big Jule in Guys & Dolls; and Reb Mordcha in Fiddler. He has also appeared in Lago Vista Players productions, with the Hill Country Singers, and in church choirs and musicals. He is grateful to his kids for introducing him to the stage.
Joyce LaBounty (Ensemble)
Joyce is excited to make her debut appearance with LTMT. Her one and only theater performance was back in middle school. Since then she has had a 56 year hiatus with several stage appearances at Esther's Follis down town. She looks forward to sharing the stage with her daughter Angela and grandchildren Lucy and Lazarus to make this a multi generational experience.
Ann Moeller (Miss Smythe / Ensemble)
Ann is fortunate to be working and having a lot of fun on this incredible and imaginative production of Mary Poppins. This is her 4th LTMT show. These folks are “Practically Perfect” in every way! Enjoy the show and Spit Spot!!
Andrea Reedy (Miss Lark / Ensemble)
Andrea Reedy (Miss Lark / Ensemble) is making her debut with LTMT. Andrea grew up with a musical family, starting with variety shows in middle school. Later, she became a member of the Western Springs Community Theater where she honed her skills on stage as Maggie (Winners), Nancy (Angel Street), Shelley (Buried Child), and The Mammoth (Skin of Our Teeth). She looks forward to doing what she loves; dancing and entertaining others! May you feel the magic and have a “Jolly Holiday” with Mary.
Angela Smith (Ensemble)
Angela has been involved with Lake Travis Music Theatre for many years as a volunteer supporting her children as they performed in LTMT summer stock musical productions and Rising Stars productions. She currently serves as president of the LTMT Board of Directors. Normally behind the scenes, Angela is excited to be part of the Mary Poppins cast in her debut performance on-stage with LTMT. After an 18-year hiatus, putting her dancing shoes back on has been a true blessing...made sweeter by the fact that she is performing alongside two of her children.
Sarah Villarreal (Ensemble)
Sarah is so excited for her first performance with LTMT. She has always had a passion for dance. She started at age 5, danced through her college years and off and on as an adult. She helped choreograph and teach two dances in the last two Rising Stars productions - the Snow Chorus in Frozen Jr and the German dance in Willy Wonka Jr. She loves helping the kids behind the scenes but is thrilled to be on stage to fulfill her love of singing and dancing. Getting to share this experience with her daughter, Lily, has made it extra special!
Scout Henderson (Ensemble)
Scout is a fourth grader at LVIS. She has been in several Rising Stars productions, including Aladdin Jr., Matilda (as Amanda Thripp), Frozen Jr. (as Little Anna), and Willy Wonka Jr. (as Veruca Salt). She loves to sing and act and is part of Northlake Church’s kids worship team.
Zoe Hyde (Ensemble)
Zoe started acting with LTMT at 5 years old. She is most happy when she’s on the stage. Zoe previously performed in LTMTs productions of Aladdin Jr., Frozen Jr. and Willy Wonka. She loves to dance, sing and cheer. She has been taking courses with Zach Theater for 2 years. Her dream is to perform on Broadway, and in 2022 she got to attend her first on Broadway show in NYC.
Brookley Janson (Ensemble)
Brookley is in the fifth grade at Lago Vista Intermediate School and has been fortunate to be a part of Lake Travis Music Theatre's Rising Stars program for five years. She has performed in The Little Mermaid Jr., Aladdin Jr., Matilda Jr., Frozen Jr. and was excited to play Violet Beauregarde in Willy Wonka Jr. Brookley is happiest when she is participating in musical theatre, swimming and spending time with her friends and family.
Wesley Seymour (Ensemble)
Wesley is thrilled to be performing in the summer LTMT production of Mary Poppins in the ensemble. This is Wesley’s fourth time participating in a musical theater production, having performed in "Frozen Jr.", "Moana Jr.", and “Madagascar Jr.”. Wesley enjoys swimming, singing, and drawing/illustrating in his spare time.
Lily Villarreal (Ensemble)
Lily has been in four performance with LTMT's Rising Stars. She most recently enjoyed her role as a Candyman Kid and a German dancer in Willy Wonka Jr. She loves singing and dancing on stage and looks forward to many more performances!