The Junior Jubilee Singers
Nadia King is 8 years old and in 2nd grade. She loves to sing most of all, but also enjoys crafting, baking and anything that involves socializing. She is currently homeschooled and enjoys lots of imaginary play with her younger brother. This is her first show, but she aspires to be in many more.
Addison Niven "Addy," age 10. This is Addison's debut show with Servant Stage and she is so excited, thank you to Johnathan Bauer and company for giving her this opportunity! Addy is living her dream every time she takes the stage. Singing, acting and dancing are her favorite things, along with her sisters and family. Prior credits: Elf (Fulton Theatre) Kate in Annie (EPAC), Oliver, Willy Wonka Jr., Annie Jr., Charlotte's Web, The Little Mermaid Jr. and local community cabaret events. Thanks to her friends and family who continuously support her!
Jaclyn Niven, age 8. Jaclyn is so excited to be performing with Servant Stage for the first time, and wants to say thank you to Johnathan Bauer and company for the opportunity. Jaclyn dances four nights a week at Cavod Academy and participates in theater and vocal classes. Prior Credits include: Mixed-Up Cabaret, Aladdin Jr. and The Little Mermaid Jr. at Ephrata Performing Arts Center. Thanks to friends and family who continue to support her!
Elizabeth “Lizzie” Plakans, a Manheim Township Middle School student, is thrilled to make her Servant Stage debut in Old-Time Gospel Radio Hour! She is a student at Popovsky Performing Arts Studio, and has been performing locally for approximately 3 years. Her favorite performances were: as Esther Jane in A Christmas Story, as Fern in Charlotte’s Web, and as Young Fiona in Shrek: The Musical at Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre; as July in Annie at Ephrata Performing Arts Center; and in the children’s ensemble in Prima Theatre’s Children of Eden and Snow Queen’s Party. She has also performed in PPAS’ 2016 Mixed-Up Cabaret, at EPAC’s 2014 and 2015 Young Artist Cabarets, at Fig Magazine Lancaster’s 40th issue launch party, and in her school and church musicals. She also sings the National Anthem for the Lancaster Barnstormers and Franklin & Marshall Men’s Basketball team. Lizzie thanks Servant Stage for this opportunity, Michael Popovsky for sharing his skill and encouragement, and her parents, grandparents and friends for their love and support.
Ava Prince is extremely proud to be joining Servant Stage for The Old-Time Gospel Hour. Ava lives in Camp Hill with her family and attends Good Shepherd Catholic School. She is in the 5th grade, and her favorite subjects are Religion and Math. Ava’s very first acting experience was this year in her school’s musical, she performed as Wendy in their production of Peter Pan Jr. Ava would like to thank her family for their continued support and her voice coach, Sarah Cope, for encouraging her to believe in herself.
Cara Reiff is very excited to be a part of Old-Time Gospel Radio Hour for her debut with Servant Stage. She is a sixth grader at Kissel Hill Elementary School where she played the role of the Wicked Witch in the Spring Musical Shrek Jr. In 2015, she performed in Aladdin Jr. at Kissel Hill Elementary, CRISCO at Michael Truitt’s summer camp, and Young Artists Cabaret at EPAC. In previous years she was one of the child actors for the Voices of Hope Opera and has performed in several church musicals, where her singing voice was first revealed. Cara would like to give a huge thank you to her family, friends, and teachers, for their support and encouragement. She also thanks Servant Stage for the opportunity to be a part of this production.
Lucy Schwartz is excited to make her Servant Stage debut. Lucy has been previously seen in A Christmas Story (Mary Beth) and Charlotte’s Web at Dutch Apple Dinner Theater, Wizard of Oz (Lullaby League) and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at Fulton Theater, and Children of Eden and Oz in Concert with Prima Theater. Lucy would like to Servant Stage for this wonderful opportunity and her teachers at Abrom Vocal Studio and Pulse dance Studio. Psalm 63:4.
Olivia Tran-Speros is a sixth grader at Manheim Township. She is very happy to be in this production. She has been acting since she was 4 years old. Olivia was recently in Aladdin Jr. at Ephrata Performing Arts Center. Olivia has been in Fiddler on the Roof as Bielke, Wizard of Oz, Annie, Jungle Book, multiple cabarets and much more. She has performed on the Fulton Opera House Stage and Ephrata Performing Arts Center. On her free time, she plays with her dog, Riley. Olivia would like to thank her parents and entire family for her acting career!