Disney's High School Musical Cast
Mongo (Valeria Adrover)
Wildcat Cheerleader (Lyndsay Arroyo)
Lyndsay is a freshman and member of the PCHS Cheerleading Team. She likes to spend time with her family and friends and would like to thank her family for their support.
Coach Bolton; Brainiac (Nicholas Bedoya)
Nicholas is a Junior and is thrilled to be part of the musical production. He enjoys the theater and has previous experience from the fall play, Clue. He enjoys writing, drawing, and singing. He wants to thank his amazing friends and parents for helping to achieve this opportunity.
Cathy (Hilary Buitron)
Kelsi Neilson (Katherine Callaway)
Katherine is a sophomore and is excited to be in this year's production of High School Musical! She has been in several other musicals like Head Over Heels, Grease, Aladdin, The Lion King, Mary Poppins, and Rock of Ages! Katherine is also in a lot of other things in the music department as well as a member of the International Thespian Society. She can't wait to be a part of this show and wants to thank everyone who has put in so much hard work for this show to happen!
Gabriella Montez (Gwen Dominguez)
Gwen, a senior, is ecstatic and emotional about performing in her last musical at PCHS. Some of her past performance credits include Annie Jr, Aladdin, School of Rock, Beauty and the Beast, Guys and Dolls Jr, Mary Poppins, Bye Bye Birdie, 1984, Around the World in 8 Plays, Head Over Heels, and Clue. She is also the President of the Tri-M Music Honor Society, Vice President of the International Thespian Society, and a member of The Port Chester Sound and the Port Chester High School Marching Band. She is eternally grateful for her family and friends’ support all these years and all that PCHS Drama Club has taught her. She thanks and says “break a leg” to the entire cast and crew for making High School Musical so special!
Zeke Baylor (Sebastian Gimenez)
Sebastian is a junior and is excited to be part of this spring’s production. He’s been in productions such as Clue, Head Over Heels, Rock of Ages, and Mary Poppins. Aside from theater, he’s involved in other music-based activities such as Tri-M & the Port Chester Sound. Sebastian would like to dedicate this performance to all his friends & family, & he wishes all his fellow co-stars to break a leg!
Wildcat Cheerleader (Mayelin Gonzalez)
Hi, I'm Mayelin Gonzalez. I'm a junior in Port Chester High School. I never had much experience in theater, but I think it's pretty cool and holds a lot of beauty. I participated in a Rosa Parks play when I was younger where I did play Rosa Parks, but that was really it. I enjoyed it a lot and thought it was so fun, although I never continued. I'm a part of the varsity cheerleading team, I love to spend time with my friends and family and love to travel.
Taylor McKessie (Kimberly Gutierrez)
My name is Kimberly Gutierrez. I am a senior and this is my first time being in theatre. Usually I was involved in the marketing team and was an usher during show days for the previous productions, so I'm very excited to try something new. I am a member of the Tri-M Music Honor Society, National Honor Society and English Honor Society. During my spare time I love to play soccer with my father and hang out with my friends. I want to thank my friends and family for the opportunity.
Troy Bolton (Demetrius Haddock)
Demetrius is honored to be taking on the role of Troy in his school’s rendition of High School Musical! This will be his last theatrical performance here at PCHS and he’s incredibly excited that this is the musical he’ll have to say goodbye with. Demetrius has been a part of drama club since Freshman year when he joined as crew, and his first time on stage was only last year. He would like to thank Ms. Baurle, Ms. Darrow, Toni and the rest of the cast/crew for allowing him this opportunity.
Susan; Wildcat Cheerleader; Jock (Jasmine Hernandez)
Jasmine Hernandez is a senior and she is very excited to be in this year’s musical. She has taken courses from the Acting Program such as Acting for the Stage and Playwriting. She enjoys acting and wants to pursue her dream of becoming an actress. Jasmine wants to thank her family and friends for supporting her. She has become a part of the theater family at PCHS and is going to miss them as she will be going to college soon. Jasmine wishes everyone the best and she will forever cherish the memories made.
Sharpay Evans (Sophia Kamensky)
Sophia Kamensky is a senior and is excited to be back on stage!! She has been doing theatre for a long time and has been a part of productions like Beauty and the Beast, Guys and Dolls, Bye Bye Birdie, Aladdin, 1984, Around the World in 8 Plays, Head Over Heels, Clue and more! She is a part of the Port Chester Sound, Tri-M, International Thespian Society and is President of the PCHS Marching Band, too. She wants to thank her friends and family for supporting her and wishes the amazing, talented cast and crew good luck!
Ripper (Vanessa Lunarejo)
Vanessa is a sophomore in high school and is excited to be in this year's spring production of High School Musical On Stage. She has previously been in Head Over Heels as stage crew and Rock Of Ages during middle school. The cast and crew have worked very hard to make this happen and are so excited for you guys to finally be able to see it.
James (Andrew Medrano)
Alan (Peter Melone)
Hi My name is Peter Melone. I am a Junior at Port Chester High School. I have been in many plays going back to Middle School’s Beauty and The Beast, Mary Poppins, Rock of Ages and last year’s high school production of Head Over Heels. I am a member of the Thespian Honor Society, the Tri-M Music Honor Society and the Port Chester High School Marching Band. I wish my fellow cast mates lots of luck in this year’s production of High School Musical.
Wildcat Cheerleader (Jadalyn Moscoso Gonzalez)
Jadalyn is a sophomore in Port Chester High School. She is very excited and thrilled to be in “High School Musical”. Jadalyn is currently a STEER student athlete and captain of the Junior Varsity Cheerleading team that was a part of the 2023 National High School Cheerleading Competition (NHSCC) in Florida. She has also been in her school's choir for about 5 years. This is her first experience in being in a musical. She is excited to meet new people and learn a lot from this experience. She hopes everyone enjoys watching the musical, and wants to thank the drama club for this amazing opportunity.
Wildcat Cheerleader; Performance Art Kid; Jock (Blanca Marlene Naula)
My name is Blanca Marlene Naula Yasaca, I am a 10th grade student. Before arriving in the United States, in my previous school, I participated in various types of theatrical events representing the school or a group, in which I played roles in children's stories or comedy shows such as "Chavo del 8", very popular. and he was recognized by several Latin countries of Mexican origin, he danced all kinds of music, mainly one of them, my favorite is K pop, he was in dance groups at school, he also sang, he did this every year since he was 5 years old, but when he covid 19 start can no longer continue but currently I am doing it again with you and I feel good. I am very excited and happy to have the opportunity to participate with you and I thank you very much for accepting me, since I like to do it is fun and happy. Also I will be able to improve my English, meet new people, places and continue doing what I really like. Thank you!!!
Wildcat Cheerleader (Amy Navas)
Amy is a freshman at Port Chester High School. She is very excited to be participating in “High School Musical”. Amy currently is in Choir and is a JV cheerleader. She has also played a part in the musical “Rock of Ages” at the Middle School. She wants to thank her family and friends for always supporting her. She hopes everyone enjoys the musical!
Chad Danforth (Jeshua Oviedo)
Jeshua is a senior and cannot wait to perform the spring musical show High School Musical. His favorite moments during play practice would definitely be dancing with his peers. This is his first time hitting the stage and hopes to put on a good performance. Jeshua is part of the Yearbook Committee and the Port Chester Sound. Jeshua would like to dedicate his performance to his family.
Ryan Evans (Anthony Perrone)
Anthony is looking forward to this year’s spring production and the opportunity to perform with his fellow senior thespians. He has always enjoyed acting and almost every aspect of theater. Anthony has been in numerous plays including Peter Pan, Aladdin, School of Rock, The Wedding Singer, 1984 by George Orwell, and Head Over Heels as well as the most recent Port Chester High School play, Clue. He looks forward to another great year and the chance to play Ryan Evans in High School Musical. Anthony wants to thank the new leadership for this opportunity, as well as his family and friends for all their support.
Performance Arts Kid (Uriel Quinonez)
Jack Scott; Jock (Jordan Rivera)
Hello everyone! My name is Jordan Rivera and I am a 9th grader and I'm very happy to be part of the spring musical. I have been in two musicals, Lenny in Rock of Ages in my 6th grade year, and a part of the "Diamonds in the Rough" show in my 7th grade year. I am a part of the Tri-M Music Honors Society and the Port Chester Sound. I thank all of you for buying tickets and supporting the drama club and hopefully you'll enjoy the show!
Martha Cox (Jennifer Rowan)
Jennifer Rowan is a senior and she is very excited to be a part of her last spring musical! She has been a part of the drama club since her freshman year and has participated in 1984, Around the World in 8 plays, Head Over Heels, Clue and many more. Jennifer is a part of the Tri-M Music Honor Society, International Thespian Society, The PCHS Marching Band, and the Port Chester Sound. She gives her thanks to her friends, family, and anyone else involved for supporting her. <3
Ms. Darbus; Wildcat Cheerleader; Jock; Dance Captain (Yvette Solis)
Yvette is a junior and super excited to be acting again. Some of her past experiences with theatre are Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Beauty and the Beast, Mary Poppins, Rock of Ages, Around the World in 8 Plays, Head Over Heels, and Clue. Yvette is also involved in the Port Chester High School Marching Band. She would like to thank everyone involved with the musical for all the hard work they have put into it.
Kratnoff (Kios Us)
Kios is a sophomore who starred in Clue as the motorist back in November. He is excited to continue to perform in High School Musical and maybe many more after that. He's also in Orchestra (that you'll be seeing in a month) hopefully you'll be seeing him in more plays and thank you to my mom and my dad who have supported me throughout my starting acting journey.
Jason (Cristian Villa)
Cristian is a senior and it's his first time participating in theater and is really excited for this spring show. It's something out of his comfort zone but he decided to try something new senior year. I'm in band, so I do have some type of idea of how it feels to be performing for an audience. Can't wait to perform for you all.
Karaoke M.C. (Voiceover) (Mr. Carlos Gomez)
Ms. Tenny (Voiceover) (Ms. Estrella Marziani)
Classically trained English Literature instructor who encourages and performs Shakespearean comedies in the classroom, five times a year for the past fourteen years. Mrs. Marziani supports and connects our Ramily community with the many Drama Club initiatives throughout the years. This musical marks her debut performance in a school production. Mrs. Marziani is also an avid reader, witty writer, fast knitter, and faithful follower of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Mrs. Marziani is thankful to good old Moses for always inspiring the nervous to speak up! “Si se puede!” Crew!
Moderator (Voiceover) (Mr. Rich Laconi)