The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon (full-length) Cast
Narrator (Ava Neidbalski)
Ava Niedbalski is a senior here at St. Joe and has done theatre since her freshman year. Her family has taken her to the Muny and the Fox since she was little, so it is safe to say she has always been a theatre kid.
Narrator (Makayla Plunkett)
Makayla Plunkett is a junior this year at St Joe and is very excited to be participating in The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon as Narrator 1! She has been in 2 other shows in the past with St Joe and has participated in Acting I and II. She has been in a plethora of musicals with other production companies but has most recently participated in Carrie the Musical with Stages Academy over the summer. Makayla would like to thank Mrs. Albes and Mr. Ebbinghaus for working to create a show that truly returns the Brothers Grimm fairy tales to their original glory. :)
Ensemble (Lauren Dignam)
Lauren is a current senior, performing in her 7th show at St. Joe. She loves acting as well as helping with tech crew for the productions. When she’s not at rehearsal, she’s either working at Pretzel Boys or reading lots of books.
Ensemble (Julia von der Lancken)
Julia von der Lancken is so excited to be in “The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon.” In middle school, she did musicals such as “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory”, and “Beauty and the Beast.” In her free time, she loves to act, sing, and play electric guitar. She hopes you enjoy the show!
Ensemble (Jenna Akins)
Jenna Akins is a freshman this year and is so excited to be a part of this performance. She has participated in the Little Mermaid and was Bulda in Frozen Junior. She loves being able to be on stage. She would like to thank her parents for adjusting their life for her to be able to do this.
Ensemble (Lucy Broun)
Lucy has previous experience from acting in plays and being a part of the speech team at her grade school. When she is not acting, she loves to bake, play volleyball, and spend time with her friends and family. She is so thrilled to be joining the SJA theater program and to be acting in this production!
Ensemble (Kelsey Erbe)
Kelsey is 14 and attends St. Joseph's Academy. She has been taking acting classes at STAGES for almost 3 years. She also has been in middle school plays. When she is not acting, she spends her time watching movies and TV shows and spending time with her friends.
Ensemble (Abby Latsch)
Abby Latsch is 14 years old and this is her first show at St. Joseph’s academy. She has been in multiple other shows and is so excited to do her first show at St. Joseph’s.
Ensemble (Kathryn Portman)
Kathryn is fourteen years old and has been greatly enjoying her freshman year at Saint Joe. She loves to be involved in the arts even if she isn't at school. Kathryn dances at a studio along with taking a Dance PE class and performing on the SJA Dance Team. This is her first year performing in a play but she is very excited to showcase her talent in a new way. Kathryn is thrilled to be able continue this throughout her entire time at Saint Joe.