HAZEL ALLRED (Lavender- Naughty Cast)
Hazel has loved doing productions with Ziegfeld such as James and the Giant Peach as well as summer camps. She also loves writing, knitting, and snuggling her cat, Stormy.
RUBY AMES (Matilda- Naughty Cast)
I love doing shows at the Zig!
EMILY BAER (Phoebe/ Mum 2- Naughty Cast)
I love theater because I love performing in front of an audience, especially my friends and family. I also love dancing and singing on stage!
MASON BAER (Les- Naughty Cast)
I love theater because it’s fun and I get to meet new people. The crew and production teams are so good. They make it a fun process.
AURORA BAILEY (Mrs. Wormwood- Naughty Cast)
I love theater because I get to step out of my comfort zone in a safe environment. I love telling a story to people in an audience. I love making people feel emotions through acting. And I I love the community surrounding theater.
SABRINA BURTON (Gretta/ Mum 1- Revolting Cast)
I love theater because of all the connections I make during shows and the experience
GUY BUTLER (Escapologist/ Simon/ Dad 1- Both Casts)
I love theater because of the unique opportunities it gives me to make new friends. Everyone has always been very welcoming and I'm glad to have been in shows with such talented actors.
TOMMY CALL (Charlie/ Henchman 2- Both Casts)
I love doing shows at The Zig because I love singing and performing with everyone and making new friends!
DAXTON CARLSON (James/ Child Entertainer- Revolting Cast)
I do theater for the thrill. There is something amazing about being in front of so many people, and expressing myself in different ways. I also love being in the Zig family. I make lots of friends and have lots of fun. The Zig makes it fun no matter what you get cast as.
MARIA CHAPARRO (Alex- Naughty Cast)
I love theater because I get to do lots of fun stuff. Dancing is always the best thing to do in theater. The production team is always caring and friendly.
WYATT CHRISTENSEN (Michael Wormwood/ Henry- Both Casts)
I love theater because of all the amazing friends I've made from it, as well as the many talents and skills that have come from it.
SKYLAR CURRLE (Acrobat/ Sally- Both Casts)
I love theater and being a part of the Zieg because the environment is amazing and I love the relationships we make here. I have so much fun here and I love to be able to grow and improve while being in the show.
EMMA DALTON (Hallie- Naughty Cast)
I absolutely love theater because of the wonderful and amazing experience it always is, and I love meeting new people and making new friends! I love all the people there and how amazing they all are. It is such an awesome experience portraying a new character every time and learning all about them.
LYVIA EHRHART (Violet- Revolting Cast)
I absolutely LOVE to perform and I love the friends I have made here at Ziegfeld. I look forward to participating in many more productions in the future!
ELISABETH ELLIS (Olivia- Naughty Cast)
I love to act, be on stage and give the audience a good show. I enjoy performing and meeting new friends.
BRECKLYN FACER (Phoebe/ Mum 2- Revolting Cast)
I love theater because it has become a massive part of my life. The Zig is like a second home to me and I am so glad I have had this amazing opportunity to make friends and become part of the Zig family.
CADEN FELLER (Rudolpho/ Archie- Both Casts)
I love theater because each show is a unique experience that creates lifelong memories. I love the friends that I've made through Ziegfeld Arts Academy. One of my favorite parts is getting to sing and dance onstage and making the audience laugh.
DAXTON FELLER (Ringo- Both Casts)
I started performances at Ziegfeld three years ago. I like everything from the energy backstage to the applause from the audience. Rehearsing together has been a great way to make new friends.
BRAELYN FOSTER (Alice- Naughty Cast)
This is my 8th show with the Zig! My favorite role to play so far was Smee, in Peter Pan. I love theater because of the friends I make!
BENNETT GARRITSON (Paul/ Henchman 1- Both Casts, Child Entertainer- Naughty Cast)
Through Zig’s programs I have come to fall in love with the arts. Theater allows me to express who I am and to get to know the characters while being a character myself.
RYAN GORSLINE (Ms. Trunchbull- Revolting Cast)
I love doing shows at the Zig!
LUCY HALE (Hallie- Revolting Cast)
I love theater because I get to sing and dance on stage. It’s a great way to make friends and new memories!
MARYANNE HALE (Lavender- Revolting Cast)
I love theater because I get to express my feelings through different characters and be with so many new people. I love to sing, dance, act and memorize! I just love Zig!
CLAIRE HANSEN (Cate/ Mum 3- Naughty Cast)
I love theater because of how fun it is. I don't know how to describe it but it just feels great entertaining others.
ELLA JANE HANSEN (Jane- Naughty Cast)
I love theater because it's a way I get to express myself through acting, singing, dancing, and hanging out with friends. Ziegfeld has helped me a lot as I grow up. I hope I can continue to do plays at the Zig with all of my friends!
ELIZA HARRIS (Charlotte- Revolting Cast)
Eliza has loved her experience at Ziegfeld--the amazing directors, the professional performances, the skills she's gained, and the good friends she's made along the way.
LOLA HEISER (Tilly- Naughty Cast)
I love theater because I get to play fun characters while having fun singing and dancing with my friends.
LUCY HEISER (Hortensia- Naughty Cast)
Lucy enjoys doing theater because she loves being on stage singing and dancing with her friends and sisters.
WREN HEISER (Amanda- Naughty Cast)
Wren loves theater because she loves spending time with her friends, learning fun songs and dances and spending extra time with her sisters.
ANDEN HOUSEHOLDER (Tommy- Both Casts)
I love theater because I get to meet many wonderful people and make lots of amazing friends. I love performing on stage and being able to tell a story.
JANE HUNTER (Jane- Revolting Cast)
I love the theater because l like the chance to be someone I’m not - and you get to be around a bunch of other people who like that same thing! I love being with my cast mates and the feeling of family that comes with performing at the Ziegfeld together.
AMIRA KASHANIPOUR (Mary/ Cook- Revolting Cast)
I love theater because I love being able to perform something that I am proud of and being part of a loving community.
ARI KASHANIPOUR (Willow- Revolting Cast)
I love theater because it pushes me out of my comfort zone and challenges me to do hard things.
ETHAN KISER (John/ Dad 4- Both Casts)
I love doing shows at the Zig!
GWENYTH KLUGE (Frankie- Revolting Cast)
Hi! I am Gwenyth Kluge. I love singing and dancing! Doing these things makes me happy. I love theater because I can make new friends.
JULIET KLUGE (Mrs. Phelps- Revolting Cast, Sergei (Sasha)- Naughty Cast, Gurt/ Nurser- Both Casts)
I love theater because it provides a space for me to feel safe about being myself. The Zig family encourages me to see my full potential and they help me get there!
ZACK KNOWLDEN (Ms. Trunchbull- Naughty Cast)
I love doing shows at the Zig!
KARA LARRABEE (Violet- Naughty Cast)
I love doing shows at the Zig!
CAMILA LUCENA (Camilla- Both Casts)
I love to perform at the Zig, I love all the friends that I have made here and I love being part of the Ziegfeld family.
ADDI MAYCOCK (Miss Honey- Revolting Cast)
I love theater because it is my passion and happiness. It is wonderful to put problems aside and just perform!
AMELIA MENLOVE (Willow- Naughty Cast)
I love theater because it's so fun!
ALEXIS MILLS (Mrs. Wormwood- Revolting Cast)
I love theater because it is a place where I am able to escape life for a little while. Theatre has always been a constant in my life, even when everything else is crazy. I'm so excited to be alongside the cast and crew of Matilda for my first show at the Zig!
COLE NEIDER (Eric- Revolting Cast)
I love theater because I can practice my skills in singing and dancing. I also love the social aspect where I get to meet new people and make new friends.
EMERY NELSON (Gretta/ Mum 1- Naughty Cast)
I love theater and the time spent on stage. I am grateful for the bigger family, Zig family, that I have now thanks to everyone I have met and love.
KEATON NORMAN (Nigel- Naughty Cast)
I love theater because of all the fun and exciting things and people you get to meet and get to know.
CALEB OLSEN (Eric- Naughty Cast)
I love theater because it gives me the opportunity to grow my acting and singing skills and hang out with all the friends I've made in the Zig program.
PIPPA PARRY (Doctor/ Penny- Naughty Cast)
I love doing shows at the Zig!
Blakelyn Peterson (Matilda- Revolting Cast)
Blakelyn is an 11 year old fifth grader who loves all things music. She's super fun to watch a show with because she never misses subtle humor and she catches all things funny with a giggle.
ELI POWELL (Bruce- Revolting Cast)
I love theater because I get to express my feelings in new ways through acting. I also love all the friends I make while doing shows at The Zig.
KORBEN PUGMIRE (Les- Revolting Cast)
Korben has loved being in theater at the Zig. He enjoys singing and dancing with all his friends. Some of his favorite roles have been playing Jay in Descendants, Prince Christopher in Cinderella, Mayor in Wizard of Oz and an Elf in Elf the musical.
QUINCEY PUGMIRE (Hortensia- Revolting Cast)
This is Quincey 7th show for the Zig. Some of her favorite roles have been Young Elsa in Frozen Jr., being a Puppeteer in James and the Giant Peach, and playing a munchkin in Wizard of Oz.
KYLA ROUNDS (Mrs. Phelps- Naughty Cast, Sergei (Sasha)- Revolting Cast, Lilly/ Mum 4- Both Casts)
The Zig is like my second home and I have loved all the opportunities I have been given here and being with my amazing and talented friends! Some of my favorite roles have been Sir Robin (Spamalot), Rafiki (Lion King), Jan (Grease), Cinderella (Cinderella), and Little Red (Into the Woods).
EDEN ROUNDY (Alex- Revolting Cast)
Eden is excited to be doing Matilda with her big brother Sam and Kluge cousins. She is an artist and enjoys doing theater because acting is a healthy way to express different emotions.
SAM ROUNDY (Mr. Wormwood- Revolting Cast, George- Naughty Cast)
Sam Roundy is thrilled to be in Matilda with the Ziegfeld Academy with his younger sister Eden! Sam’s other Zig roles include Willard/Footloose, Sonny/Grease, Gomez/Addams Family, Narrator/Into the Woods and Prince/Cinderella. He enjoys playing the piano, tap dancing and hugging his mom.
NELLE RUSSELL (Betty- Revolting Cast)
I love the theater because a live performance plays an important role in lifting spirits, bringing people together, and inspiring us all. I love being a part of a creative process and being able to use my talents.
FLETCHER SCHWEPPE (Mr. Wormwood- Naughty Cast, George- Revolting Cast)
I love theater because I get to spend so much time with my amazing friends and create the best memories! Some of my favorite roles include Gavroche in Les Miserables, Gaston in Beauty and The Beast and Sebastian in The Little Mermaid.
JULIA SMITH (Olivia- Revolting Cast)
I love theater because I get to spend time with my friends. I also love meeting new people and having new experiences practicing and performing in all of the different shows. I think it's super fun to learn the songs and dances and being able to see all of the characters come to life and learning more about a new character every time I get to practice. I love how fun it is to get on stage and perform its definitely one of my most favorite things to do!
NORA SMITH (Amanda- Revolting Cast)
Ever since Nora was tiny she’s loved to dance, sing, and perform. She’s a voracious learner and loves to read, Matilda being one of her all-time favorite books.
CELIA STEWART (Miss Honey- Naughty Cast)
Theater is one of the most important parts of my life because of all the bonds I make and experiences I have! Performing with your best friends is an unmatched feeling and will never not be the coolest thing ever.
SIENNA STIMPSON (Sienna- Naughty Cast)
I enjoy being on stage and making new friends. I want to be in a movie or be famous in the future.
CAITLIN STORM (Tilly- Revolting Cast)
I love theater because it teaches you so many lessons and helps you figure out what to do in the future. It helps me be myself around people who will never judge anyone. The community is so welcoming. It's absolutely amazing!
CACHE STUART (Nigel- Revolting Cast)
My name is Cache, I am 11 years old, and this will be my 4th show at the Ziegfeld. My interests include: acting, drawing, space, reading, camping, meeting new people, and spending time with family.
AVA THORNTON (Ivy- Naughty Cast)
I love theater because you can express yourself on stage and do what you're best at or what your favorite thing is. Also, it is very easy to make friends.
SIENA TRAGESER (Sienna- Revolting Cast)
I love being onstage and I love singing and acting!
SOPHIA TRAGESER (Cate/ Mum 3- Revolting Cast)
I love being on stage and everything about it. The stage brings me such joy!
COLIN TURNER (Jack/ Dad 2- Both Casts)
Colin loves to sing, dance, and act! He's been performing since he was two years old, modeling on catwalks and at photo shoots in Shanghai China. He is so excited to be able to be in Matilda!
ELLA TURNER (Alice- Revolting Cast)
Ella has been acting for two years and she adores the theater! She loves making new friends who share her passion for the stage. She's excited to be making her debut performance at the Zig.
PAISLEY VAN KOMEN (Keely- Both Casts)
I love theater because it is such a great community that has so many opportunities to get to know awesome people and grow your talents. It is such a great outlet that teaches me so much more than just singing and dancing around the stage.
LEDGER WAYMENT (Bruce- Naughty Cast)
I love musicals. I love animals, mostly my Guinea pig. I like hanging out with my friends. Also ice skating.
SHELBY WESTBROEK (Charlotte- Naughty Cast)
I love theater because of the actors! Being surrounded by people who love the arts as much as I do, makes everything so much better! I love the backstage jokes, the bloopers, but especially the friendships! I have enjoyed every project I have done with The Zig! See you at the next show!
ADELINE WHITE (Ivy- Revolting Cast)
I love doing theater because I get to become different people and experience different personalities. I love singing and dancing which is already a part of theater. I also love the social experience of getting to meet new people and making friends.
CLAIRE WHITTINGTON (Betty- Naughty Cast)
I love working at the Zig ever since my first show!
MORGAN WIGLEY (Frankie- Naughty Cast)
I love theater because you get to act and sing. I love to work with new people and make new friends.
BRINLEY WOODS (Mayzie- Revolting Cast)
I love theater because it's fun, I get to learn new things, and meet new people!
COHEN WOODS (Eddie/ Dad 3- Both Casts)
I love theater because it's fun!
HINCKLEY WRIGHT (Mary/ Cook- Naughty Cast)
The Zig has always been my home ever since I was little. I love making friends and the experiences with different roles. Everyone I work with is so amazing. The directors, actors and the wonderful parents that help along the way. My theater family will be held in my heart forever!
BRITTYN ZAUGG (Mayzie- Naughty Cast)
I love theater because I think it is fun and I want to be an actress when I'm older. I think it boosts confidence and helps me to be a better person.
JOURNEY ZELEZNICK (Doctor/ Penny- Revolting Cast)
I love Theater because of the people. I love our cast and crew so much and I'm so happy for the opportunity to get to do another show with them.