Meet the Cast of
"An Old-Fashioned Christmas"

Mary Elise Jones is a passionate performer who is happy to be apart of the Servant Stage Family. She recently just finished performing for Blue Gate Musicals' Half-Stitched in Bird-in-Hand, PA. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Musical Theatre and a Minor in Mathematics from Mars Hill College. There, she performed in many shows including; I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change; Three Sisters, The Rainmaker, and Little Shop of Horrors. In her career, she has performed with Sight and Sound, PRiMA, Wood Stove House, Asheville Lyric Opera, Bittersweet Nightshade Mystery Theatre, and Southern Appalachian Repertory Theatre. Eventually, she hopes to get her Masters in Acting. She has been blessed and hopes to bless others through an entertaining, truthful, and enlightening performance.

Paul Marini is so excited to be spending this Christmas season with the Servant Stage Company, singing and playing timeless Christmas classics with a wonderful and talented cast. Paul is blessed to have had the opportunity to perform for over ten years with his family and more recently several theater and film companies. "I pray that you are blessed and have a wonderful time celebrating with us the birth of our Lord and Savior! God Bless." 1st Corinthians 10:31

Emily Marini is originally from, and lives in New Holland, PA with her father, mother and three brothers. She participated in her first musical performance at the age of five and ever since then has had the privilege of using her time on stage alongside her family and many other community theater organizations for the glory of God. She is thrilled to have you join Servant Stage Company in experiencing the true meaning of Christmas as well as reminiscing back to those beloved traditions and delightful memories of Christmas seasons before. May your days be merry and bright!

Natalie Polisson is beyond excited to perform with Servant Stage Company! Natalie holds a BFA in Musical Theatre from The University of South Dakota and has been working as a professional actor in the Lancaster area for just under three years. She has performed with Blue Gate Musicals, Piercing Word, Sight and Sound Theatres and PRiMA, to name a few. Some of her favorite credits include: Sight and Sound Theatres: Mary in Miracle of Christmas; Erel (Ham’s wife) in Noah. Blue Gate Musicals: Star in Half Stitched; Alyson Cairns in The Confession. Black Hills Playhouse: Natalie Haller in All Shook Up; Audrey in Little Shop of Horrors. Thanks to Johnathan, Wally and the rest of the Servant Stage Team for this wonderful opportunity. Merry Christmas and may God richly bless you!

Daniel Stargel LOVES Christmas and is delighted to be making his Servant Stage debut during his favorite season! A Florida native, Daniel stumbled into acting after receiving a degree in music from Florida Southern College and hasn’t looked back, performing for over a decade professionally in venues from here to Alaska. He has performed locally with the Bird-in-Hand Stage, Rainbow Comedy Playhouse, and PRiMA Theatre. Favorite shows include The Confession, Half-Stitched, Plain and Fancy, DraculaSouth Pacific, and Joseph…Dreamcoat.  Deepest love and gratitude to his beautiful wife, Rachel, their nine-month old daughter, Eliana, and the One whose gift we celebrate! John 1:14

Seth Garrett Antes is overjoyed to share the stage with such a great company and cast. This is his third production with Servant Stage Company, having appeared in "I'll Fly Away" Old-Time Gospel Radio Hour and in The Importance of Being Earnest. He has also performed locally with Piercing Word Ministries and at the Fulton Theatre. Soli Deo Gloria.

Danielle Poznanovic is extremely excited to be returning to Servant Stage Company to celebrate Christmas after her incredible time in “Yankee Doodle Dandy” Music of America! She originally hails from Barrie, Ontario, Canada, and since moving to Lancaster she has had the opportunity to perform with theatres such as Sight & Sound Theatre, PRiMA, and Piercing Word. Danielle is ecstatic to be performing alongside her Servant Stage family once again, and hopes that you have an incredible Christmas as we remember the incredible gift God gave when he sent his Son into the world! Merry Christmas, and God bless!!