Disney's Frozen JR. Cast
Elsa (Bethany Rosema)
Bethany is a senior at LVHS and has been on the stage for 6 years. This is her first show with LTMT. Bethany performed with the LVHS Viking Theatre in the productions of Lion King Jr., Addams Family, Sound of Music, and The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. She competed at the state level UIL One Act Play competition with the LVHS cast in their production of The Importance of Being Earnest. Bethany loves to sing and is part of the worship team at Northlake Church. She also enjoys playing guitar and acting and is very excited to perform as Elsa in Frozen, Jr.
Anna (Maya Alanis)
Maya is a sophomore at LVHS and has been performing with Rising Stars since it’s inception in 2014. A few memorable roles include Gladys Herdman in The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, Linus in A Charlie Brown Christmas and Flounder in The Little Mermaid, 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 most recently as the title character, Annie, in LTMT’s 2019 production of Annie. Maya has added choreography to her resume this year, choreographing pieces for the 2021 LTMT Masquerade Ball as well as a couple pieces in Frozen, Jr. You can see Maya this summer in LTMT’s Hello Dolly in the role of Ermengarde.
Hans (Caden Fowler)
Caden is a senior this year and has been performing with Rising Stars, Lake Travis Music Theatre, Hill Country Singers, and LVHS Viking Theatre since 2018 when he moved to Lago Vista from Colorado. He has a passion for musical theatre, and his favorite roles include Max Detweiler from The Sound of Music and Trunchbull from Matilda. Next year he is most likely headed to The University of Arkansas as a pre-med major and is interested in pursuing a career in neuroscience. Caden would like to extend a special thank you to Barbara and all the amazing parents, teachers, and mentors involved with Lago Vista performing arts and send a special shout-out to Mama Dye, Mrs. Kelly, and his vocal coach, Nancy Moore.
Kristoff (Ivan McCormick)
Ivan made his debut with LTMT in Peter Pan in 2017. He has appeared in many Rising Stars productions including Beauty & the Beast Jr. as Lumiere, The Little Mermaid Jr. as Sebastian, and Aladdin Jr. as the title role Aladdin. Ivan has also been in LTMT’s productions of Oklahoma and Annie and LVHS Viking Theatre musical productions of The Sound of Music (Friedrich) and The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Mitch Mahoney). Ivan competed at the state level for UIL One Act Play in the production of The Importance of Being Earnest in the role of Jack. Ivan will be playing the role of Barnaby Tucker in LTMT’s upcoming Hello Dolly.
Olaf & Butler (Reilly Favacho)
Reilly Favacho is an 8th grader at Danielson Middle School in Leander and has been acting since he was nine years old. He has been in 10 musicals, including two with Glenn High School and one with Summer Stock Austin. He would like to thank Mrs. Barbara and Mrs. Lisa for teaching and inspiring him to pursue his acting dreams and his family, who has been with him all the way and have always been his biggest fans.
Sven & King Agnar (Lance Shook)
Lance is a senior at LVHS and a first time performer of Rising Stars. His experience includes the state winning OAP Silent Sky (Crew), The Sound of Music (Sound), the state qualifying One Act Play The Importance of Being Earnest (Stage Manager), and The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Olive’s Dad, Carl, Stage Manager). Lance is currently in LVHS’s production of Black Snow, acting as Assistant Director & Stage Manager, and will be playing Ambrose Kemper in LTMT’s summer production of Hello Dolly. Lance is President of the Thespian Society, Vice-President of Student Council, a mural artist for Austin’s Creative Action, and will be studying design & theatrical production post-grad. He'd like to thank his parents, Mrs. Graham, Mrs. Dye, and his cast and crew mates for their support.
Young Elsa & Summer Chorus (Cora Larkin)
Cora is a fourth grader, and this is her first theatrical performance. She is excited to have the opportunity to be on stage. Cora is active in her church, Girl Scouts, and soccer. She loves animals and arts of all kinds.
Young Anna & Summer Chorus (Scout Henderson)
Scout is a third grader at LVES. She played Amanda Thripp in Matilda last spring and Rapunzel in Tangled this summer. She also plays various roles in the Henderson family talent shows. She loves to sing and act and helps lead worship for the Northlake Church children’s ministry.
Middle Elsa & Summer Chorus (Lilly Coale)
Lilly has been hooked on theater since her first performance in 2017 in LTMT's Peter Pan. She has also performed with the Rising Stars in Beauty & the Beast Jr., The Little Mermaid Jr., Aladdin Jr. and Matilda Jr. as well as performing in LTMT's Annie. When not performing she loves reading, art, wakeboarding, running, and basketball.
Middle Anna & Oaken Family (Lucy Smith)
Lucy is a fifth grader at LVIS, and has been performing with LTMT for 5 years with roles in 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.
Queen Iduna (Cate Murray)
Cate is a sixth grader at Lago Vista Middle School and has been involved with Lake Travis Music Theatre & Rising Stars since the age of six. Cate has performed in multiple musical productions which include: A Charlie Brown Christmas, Peter Pan, Beauty & the Beast Jr., and The Little Mermaid Jr. Her most recent role was orphan “Kate” in the LTMT’s 2019 Summer Production of Annie. She performed on stage at the LTMT’s 2021 Masquerade Ball. She is a clarinetist in the LVMS band. When not performing on stage, you can find Cate playing softball or hanging out with her family and two doodles, Ernie and Carmel. Cate is very excited about her performance tonight as queen, Iduna. Cate would like to thank Ms. Barbara, fellow cast members, and everyone else who worked tirelessly on this show.
Bishop (Jamie Morgan)
Jamie is in ninth grade and has been involved in theater for over ten years. She's previously performed LTMT's productions of Peter Pan, Beauty & the Beast Jr., and The Little Mermaid Jr., along with various school plays. She likes singing, listening to music, and her dog.
Wesselton (David Morgan)
David is in fifth grade and is excited to be appearing in his first Rising Stars performance. He has also enjoyed appearing in several school plays. He loves all things Spider-man, video games, and his dog, Chewy.
Housekeeper (Amelia Wheeler)
Amelia's so excited to be part of Frozen Jr. She has previously appeared in the Rising Stars productions of Cinderella, The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, Aladdin Jr., The Little Mermaid Jr., Beauty & the Beast Jr., and A Charlie Brown Christmas. Amelia was also in LTMT's Annie. She is currently a 6th grader at LVMS, participating in basketball and softball.
Butler & Oaken Family (Trent Norman)
Trent is a fifth grader at Lago Vista Intermediate. This is his second performance. He is dedicating his performance to both his nieces, Myaa and Truly, who both love the movie Frozen. Trent loves to game with his friends online and travel the U.S. with his family. He will be completing his final state this summer after traveling to Alaska.
Butler (Tate Phillips)
Tate is in fourth grade this year and is glad to be a part of Frozen Jr. He has performed in one other Rising Stars show, Aladdin Jr. Tate loves all things sports, specifically football, baseball, basketball, tennis, and soccer.
Handmaiden (Maya West)
Maya is a 6th grader at Lago Vista Middle School. Acting and singing have become a passion of hers since beginning her time with Rising Stars. She has performed in The Little Mermaid Jr., Aladdin Jr., and the LTMT production of Annie. Her 3 younger siblings love watching her perform. She has learned so much and looks forward to more acting and singing opportunities in the future.
Cook (Annabelle Wheeler)
Anabelle has worked with Rising Stars for several years appearing in the productions of Cinderella, Beauty & the Beast, Those Magic 50s, A Charlie Brown Christmas, and The Little Mermaid, Jr. Annabelle was also in LTMT's Annie. She has also appeared with the Hill Country Singers.
Steward & Townsperson (Violet Wheeler)
Violet is a sixth grader and she is excited to be participating in Frozen. Violet is new to theater this year. She enjoys riding her skateboard and playing golf.
Hidden Folk child (Brookley Janson)
Brookley is in the fourth grade and has been fortunate to be a part of Rising Stars for four years. She has performed in The Little Mermaid Jr., Aladdin Jr., Matilda Jr. and is excited to now be playing the hidden folk’s child in Frozen Jr. Brookley is happiest when she is participating in musical theatre, creating art and spending time with her family.
Pabbie (Hidden Folk) (Marley Coale)
Marley was inspired to join theater after watching the Rising Stars production of A Charlie Brown Christmas. She has taken the stage for Peter Pan, Beauty & the Beast Jr., The Little Mermaid Jr., Annie and Aladdin Jr. Off the stage she enjoys crafts, English horse riding, knee boarding, and basketball.
Bulda (Hidden Folk) (Anya Alanis)
Anya is a 7th grader at LVMS 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., and The Little Mermaid Jr. as well as appearing in the LVHS Viking Theatre productions of The Lion King Jr. and The Sound of Music, where she played the role of Marta. Anya has also appeared in the LTMT productions of Joseph, Peter Pan, Oklahoma and as the role of Duffy in Annie. Most recently, Anya played the 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 a percussionist in the LVMS band and also enjoys running cross country and playing basketball.
Snow Chorus (Ava Manley)
Ava is a third grader this year and is excited to join the cast! She performed in LTMT's production of Aladdin Jr. and fell in love with theatre when she saw the production of Annie. Ava enjoys singing, gymnastics, and cooking. She has a heart of gold and a love for people.
Snow Chorus (Emma Phillips)
Emma is a fifth-grader this year and is excited to participate in Frozen Jr. She has performed in three other Lake Travis Music Theatre shows, including The Little Mermaid Jr., Annie, and Aladdin Jr. Emma also loves dance and cheerleading.
Snow Chorus (Avarey Benitez)
This is Avarey's first theatre production and she is more than thrilled. Avarey has been in dance, cheer, and sings any opportunity she has. She loves being on stage and performing. She is such a light!
Snow Chorus (Summer Owen)
Summer is a fourth grader, and this is her third year being a part of the LTMT Rising Stars with roles in Aladdin Jr., a Matilda showcase, and a "Revolting Children" performance at the 2021 Masquerade Ball. She has a big heart for animals, enjoys playing the violin and swimming. She is also a very talented artist and has been drawing since she was 3.
Snow Chorus (Lily Villarreal)
Lily is excited to perform as part of the Snow Chorus in Frozen Jr. She previously performed in the Rising Stars productions of The Little Mermaid Jr. and Aladdin Jr. She is in third grade and loves dancing and playing violin.
Snow Chorus (Ruby Rees)
This is Ruby Rees’ first time in Rising Stars. She likes theatre for the amazing friends she makes and fun she has. She has been in multiple productions in the past such as LHVS Viking Theatre's The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, and is currently in the LVHS UIL One Act Play Black Snow. As a 7th grader, Ruby competed in the One Act Play, Small Actors and performed in The Little Mermaid Jr. Thanks to my amazing family and friends for being so supportive and helping me along the way!
Summer Chorus & Townsperson (Emerson Andrew)
Emerson is thrilled to be performing in this year's production of Frozen Jr. Emerson is 13 years old and has always had a love for the arts, especially her experiences with LTMT. Her previous performances include the LV Players workshop All that Jazz, Rising Stars productions of Beauty & the Beast Jr., The Little Mermaid Jr., and Aladdin Jr., LTMT's summer musical Annie, and LVHS Viking Theatre's The Sound of Music.
Summer Chorus & Townsperson (Maya Nieves)
Maya is a 7th grade student at LVMS. She comes from a musical family growing up listening to show tunes and always working out which show she and her family will watch next! She has attended many shows in many different cities, including the trial production of Frozen in Denver, Co. At 9 years old, Maya secured her first major role as Fiona in Fast Ball Fiona showcasing her rapping chops. Maya later went on to be cast as Molly in her past middle school production of Annie Jr. and winning the award for “Best Orphan” and most recently partaking in her 7th grade UIL one act play and coming in 2nd place with her cast mates.
Mrs. Oaken & Townsperson (Lylah Hardcastle)
The world has been Lylah's stage since she graced us with her presence 10 years ago. Her first word was "WOW" and wow you she will. She is thrilled to perform as Mrs. Oaken in her first speaking role. However, this is her 4th time performing in a musical theater production. Lylah performed in the LVHS Viking Theatre production of The Lion King Jr. when she was 5 and since has performed with Rising Stars in Aladdin Jr. and The Little Mermaid Jr. When she's not performing, Lylah enjoys reading, drawing, singing, hanging with her squad, playing with her dogs, swimming, and going to the mall.
Mr. Oaken & Townsperson (Ignacio Fernandez)
Ignacio is a born performer, from beatboxing to oral reports, if he has an audience he's happy! Recently relocated from Puerto Rico, this fifth grader has been active in theater, TV and radio commercials since he was 3. When this little man sets his sights on something, he just won't "Let it go."
Oaken Family & Townsperson (Starry Dannelley)
Starry is a fourth grader and is excited to perform for the first time. She also plays soccer and is a very talented artist. She enjoys drawing and reading books about dragons. And, now, she loves musical theater too!
Oaken Family & Townsperson (Journey Owen)
Journey is a fourth grader, and this is his third year in the LTMT Rising Stars with roles in Aladdin Jr., a Matilda showcase, and a "Happiness" performance at the 2021 Masquerade Ball. In addition to being on stage in theater, he loves music and can be seen mixing beats, strumming his ukulele and learning new songs on the piano.
Oaken Family & Townsperson (Lazarus Smith)
Following in the footsteps of his 3 older siblings, Lazarus has been performing with Rising Stars for several years with roles in Aladdin Jr., The Little Mermaid Jr., and a Matilda showcase (as Bruce). Lazarus also enjoys baseball, basketball, and is learning to play drums.
Oaken Family & Townsperson (Valerie Benson)
Valerie is a third grader this year and is very excited to perform in her second theatrical performance with LTMT. After attending the LTMT production of The Little Mermaid, Jr., she could not wait to be a part of the action. She previously performed in Aladdin Jr. and has also performed with the Cedar Park Dance Company. She enjoys playing soccer, singing and learning to play the guitar. Valerie loves making people laugh and with her thoughtful personality she never wants anyone to feel left out.
Oaken Family & Townsperson (Alexi Martinez)
Alexi is a third grader, and this is his first theatrical performance. He is excited to have the opportunity to be on stage. He is loves athletics, hanging out with family, and playing basketball and baseball.
Oaken Family & Townsperson (Zoe Hyde)
Zoe is a second grader at Lago Vista Elementary. Her first performance was Aladdin, Jr., where she played a monkey. She’s working to expand her talents in Frozen, Jr. Zoe loves many aspects of the arts such as acting, singing, dancing, and painting. She also enjoys cheer and gymnastics.
Townsperson (Malia Nieves)
Malia is currently a 5th grade student at LVIS. She comes from a musical family growing up listening to show tunes and always working out which show she and her family will watch next! She has attended many shows in many different cities, including the trial production of Frozen in Denver, Co. Malia has participated in many of her past school plays such as Fast Ball Fiona, Piggie Pie, and The Mitten. Aside from singing along to her favorite show tunes Malia loves swimming, doing ninja warrior obstacle courses and playing video games.
Townsperson (Eden Jones)
Eden is thrilled to be performing in her first production. She is a second grade student at LVES and enjoys dance, gymnastics and swimming.
Townsperson (Amelie Younger)
Amelie is a second-grader at Sterling Classical School. Her debut performance with Rising Stars as a Monkey in Aladdin, Jr. was unforgettable! Amelie couldn't wait to get on stage again, this time to play the part of a Townsperson from her all-time favorite movie Frozen. She prays every night about her "Frozen Play," and loves being a part of this talented community of friends!
Townsperson (Alicia Fernandez)
This seventh grader "researched" Frozen the movie about 355 times when it first came out. Since then she has worked in TV and Radio Commercials back home in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She loves learning new languages, art and reading. Alicia spent a semester in Lago Vista elementary a few years ago and loved it! Now she's back to stay.
Townsperson (Jonas Larkin)
Jonas is a sixth grader, and this is his first theatrical performance. Jonas is a comedian, he has a great sense of humor. He is active in his church, plays soccer, and enjoys video games.
Townsperson (Meredith Sharkey)
Meredith is a second grader, and this is her first theatrical performance. She is excited to have the opportunity to be on stage as a Townsperson. Her quick wit and sense of humor keep her friends and family on their toes! Meredith loves hanging out with her friends, swimming, rollerblading, hoverboarding, and travel adventures.
Townsperson (Taytum Carlson)
Taytum is in the 3rd grade at LVES. Frozen Jr. is Taytum’s first performance in front of a theatre audience and she gets to be a townsperson. Taytum also loves to read, ride her bike, play with friends and playing softball. Her favorite part about softball and theatre is being on a team and helping each other along the way. Taytum wanted to join theatre to learn more about acting and singing. She hope you enjoy the show!
Townsperson & Summer Chorus (Addison Evans)
Townsperson (Hannah Evans)
Townsperson (Bennett Evans)
Pre-Show Performer (Ellie Villarreal)
Ellie is excited for her first production with Rising Stars and will be performing in the opening act. She is in first grade and loves dancing and playing basketball.
Pre-Show Performer (Emma Sargent)
This is Emma’s very first show with the Rising Stars. She has been waiting 3 long years for this moment and is so excited to be a part of Frozen Jr. Emma was crowned “Little Miss Lago Vista” and enjoys signing, dancing, cheerleading and piano lessons.
Pre-Show Performer (Evelyn Lewis)
Evelyn is excited to make her acting debut in the pre-show to Frozen Jr. She is a fantastic dancer. When she is not rehearsing, she enjoys playing team sports basketball and softball. You can find her outdoors participating in activities along with her cub scout den. She would like to thank her Mimi and Papaw along with her teacher, Mrs. Stevenson.
Pre-Show Performer (Kamden Taylor)
Kamden is excited to be performing in his first production. He is a student at Lago Vista Elementary and is dedicating his first performance to his sister, Truly, who loves Frozen.
Pre-Show Performer (River Henderson)
River is a first grader at LVES and is excited to perform in his first production. He loves to sing, dance and perform. River shows that kids with disabilities can participate and be a part of the fun!
Pre-Show Performer (William Younger)
This is William's debut performance on the big stage! He has loved pretending to be Olaf his whole life with his big sister Amelie! He cannot wait to show off his sweet little voice in his pre-show performance as Olaf singing "Do You Want to Build a Snowman."
Pre-Show Performer (Grace Manley)
Grace is excited to perform on stage for the first time! She is a very active and sassy kindergartener. Grace enjoys singing, working on her art, and jumping on the trampoline.