Kayla Bassoff is a Junior at Warwick High School in Lititz, PA. She moved to Lititz in November of 2016 from Elkins, WV. She has lived in many places including Florida, Kentucky and Indiana. Kayla started her singing career in second grade when she was chosen to sing “Man in the Mirror” by Michael Jackson. She has enjoyed singing solos in church and being in the choir at all of her schools. She also participated in numerous talent shows and has won first place several times. Furthermore, Kayla was selected to perform in the All State Chorus in West Virginia as well as the County, District and Regional Chorus in Pennsylvania. Kayla started her acting career in 5th grade as Annie in Annie Jr. Some of her favorite roles include Princess Slate in Swiss Family Robinson at Old Brick Playhouse, Mrs. Potts in Beauty and the Beast Jr, and Lucy Van Pelt in A Charlie Brown Christmas. Kayla has participated in many Cabarets and musicals, one of her favorite solos was “O, Bless the Lord, My Soul” in Godspell Jr. Kayla has really enjoyed working with Servant Stage Company in productions such as Bye Bye Birdie Jr, Godspell Jr, and Jukebox Saturday Night. She believes in their mission, enjoys working with the directors, and has found some of her best friends through Servant Stage Company. Kayla spends a lot of time on her academics as well. She is enrolled in Honors classes at Warwick High School and has won first place at the State level in the WV Social Studies Fair and won an honorable mention in “Letters about Literature.” In addition to singing and acting, Kayla loves to draw, design and spend time with friends.
Nina Bonanno is very excited to be working with Servant Stage for the first time! She is a junior at Manheim Central High School. Some of her favorite past performances are Shrek (“Dragon”) and The Pajama Game (“Babe Williams”) both with Baron Stage at Manheim Central High School, and Peter Pan Jr. (“Tiger Lily”) with MPACT. In her free time she loves to write, read, play piano, and attend vocal lesson with Michael Hadary at Popovsky Performing Arts Studio. She would like to thank her friends and family for their support and encouragement.
This is Holly Butler’s first time working with Servant Stage and she's beyond excited. Holly has performed in Pollyanna, Fiddler on the Roof, and Papa Was a Preacher at LCCS, and is currently performing in Hello Dolly at the Conestoga Valley HS. She attended Berklee School of Music / Boston Conservatory last summer for a 2 week Vocal Chorus Intensive program. Holly is so blessed to have the amazing support of her family, dance instructor and voice coaches here in Lancaster and New York City.
Bailley Caldwell is so excited to be back for Jump, Jive and JUKEBOX! This is her fourth performance with Servant Stage, and she was most recently seen in Cavod Academy's production of My Fair Lady. Bailley would like to thank her family and friends for their support and encouragement in doing what she loves!
Madi Capizzi is extremely excited to have the chance to work with Servant Stage in her first Jump, Jive, and JUKEBOX show! Recently, Madi has been seen on stage with her school in Once On This Island (ensemble), Almost, Maine (Ginnette), Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella (ensemble soloist), and Twelve Angry Jurors (Guard). Madi has also been recently seen in Creative Pursuits’ Decades Cabaret as a vocal soloist, and with the Fulton Theatre in The Hunchback of Notre Dame (choir). Madi would like to thank everyone at Servant Stage for giving her this fun and unique opportunity, and her friends and family for always supporting her!
Angelina Capp is very excited to be making her Servant Stage debut in Jump, Jive, and JUKEBOX! A high school junior, she attends the Center for Performing and Fine Arts (CPFA) in West Chester, and currently dances with Brandywine Contemporary Company in West Chester. Some of her favorite classical ballet performances are Dracula, Beauty and the Beast, Carmina Burana, The Wizard of Oz, and The Nutcracker. She recently appeared in Legally Blonde with Popovsky Performing Arts. When she is not performing, she helps choreograph at CPFA. Thank you, Mike Hadary. Thank you, Servant Stage for the wonderful opportunity.
Maddie Ciliento is so excited to be back for her fourth production with Servant Stage. She has also been involved with productions at Cavod Theatre, Popovsky Performing Arts Center, as well as numerous school productions. She has been taking professional voice lessons from Wieand Vocal Studio for 7 years. In addition to singing and acting, Maddie also loves photography, her two dogs, and her family who constantly love and support her.
Kolby Colmary is honored to be a part of Jump, Jive and JUKEBOX! and is ready to Dance LOUD and PROUD with his SSC Family! He has trained in a variety of dance genres at his home studio, KMC Dance, since he was 3 years old! Kolby is also proud to be a part of Beat Addikts United and Flo-Bros Dance Company. Kolby is a seasoned dancer and performer on stage at American Music Theatre and with Servant Stage Company! He has also had the amazing opportunities to dance down Main Street USA Disney World, in the Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade, and many other local and community events with KMC Dance! Kolby cannot wait to see where his journey in the world of the performing arts may lead him! He aspires for Broadway! “You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great” -Derek Hough
Alexa Day is so excited to back performing with Servant Stage, last seen here in Jukebox Saturday Night! She is a junior at Manheim Township and loves to perform, sing and dance with MTPA, Troubadours, and several shows over the past 9 years at the Fulton Theatre, Dutch Apple, Hershey Area Playhouse, Susquehanna Stage, PRiMA, WISH and most recently in Beauty & the Beast at EPAC. She loves to sing the National Anthem at many sporting events too. Thank you Servant Stage for this opportunity and hope that you all enjoy this high energy show!
Alex Detter is very excited to be working with Servant Stage in their production of Jump, Jive, and JUKEBOX!. Alex’s most recent show was Freaky Friday the Musical at Penn Manor High School. His last show with Servant Stage was Titanic: The Musical. He would like to thank his parents and family for their support in his love for music and theatre.
Henry Greiner, a freshman at Lancaster Catholic High School, is thrilled to return to Servant Stage after making his debut in last year’s Jukebox Saturday Night! Henry has performed at many area theaters including The Fulton, Dutch Apple Dinner Theater, and Popovsky Performing Arts Studio. Favorite credits include A Christmas Story (Ralphie), School of Rock (Lawrence) and Thirteen (Eddie). In his free time, Henry runs cross country, plays tennis, and takes piano, tap, and voice lessons at Creative Pursuits Studio. Thank you to my family and friends for always supporting me! Thank you, Servant Stage, for this amazing opportunity!
At age five, Kacy Hartmann was bitten by the acting bug, portraying the ‘Littlest Angel’ in The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, at Susquehanna Stage Co. Over the years, she has performed in numerous shows, such as Decades Cabaret (Creative Pursuits Studio, ‘Featured Vocalist/Dancer’); Mary Poppins (school musical, ‘Miss Andrews’), a 20th Anniversary Cabaret (Hershey Area Playhouse), and two Into the Woods Jr. productions (Servant Stage Camp, ‘Rapunzel’, and Church of the Brethren, ‘Cinderella’). Kacy truly appreciates the support from her friends, family, teachers, and coaches at CPS, and would like to give a special shout-out to Sarah Cope, who has helped Kacy develop a wide vocal range, from soulful ballads to Italian opera. Kacy is humbly gracious to be entertaining audiences in Jump, Jive and JUKEBOX! Enjoy!
Allie Hynoski is thrilled to be apart of her 6th show with Servant Stage! She has been in many productions all around the area and has been doing theater for over 7 years! Shows she has been in include Les Miserables, The Music Man, Wizard of Oz, Old Time Gospel, Sherlock Holmes, Gypsy, A Christmas Carol, American Music Theater Christmas Shows and many more. She currently goes to school at the Center of Performing and Fine Arts. “I can’t wait to Jump and Jive into Jukebox!”
Kayleigh Jarkowsky is so excited to return to Servant Stage! Kayleigh is homeschooled and 14 years old. Kayleigh studies at The Lancaster Academy for The Performing Arts in choir and acting, and most recently was in Oliver!. Kayleigh also takes voice with Sarah Cope at Creative Pursuits Studio and has been in two cabarets with CPS (Decades and Fallin’ For Food). Some of Kayleigh’s favorite Servant Stage credits include Jukebox Saturday Night, Seussical Jr. (Gertrude), Bye Bye Birdie, and Godspell Jr. Other favorite credits include Wizard of Oz, Peter Pan Jr., Anne of Green Gables and Music Man Jr. When Kayleigh isn’t on stage, she is usually found playing with her dog Maggie and dancing like a chicken. Kayleigh would like to thank her parents, sister, and teachers for always supporting her. Psalm 100:2
Dylan Loraw is thrilled to be a part of Servant Stage Company’s Jump, Jive, and JUKEBOX!. It has been a privilege to be a part of the past Servant Stage Company Productions of The Civil War, Old-Time Gospel Radio Christmas, Titanic the Musical, and Into the Woods Jr. He currently attends CPFA in West Chester. Some of his favorite past stage appearances include Young Jonah (Jonah, Sight and Sound Theatres), Young Jesus (Jesus, Sight and Sound Theatres), featured child vocalist (The First Noel 2018, American Music Theater), Gavroche (Les Misérables, SALT Performing Arts), Jack (Into the Woods, Jr, Servant Stage Company), and Mowgli (The Jungle Book, Harrisburg Performing Arts Center). Dylan is grateful to be sharing the stage with so many fun and talented singers and dancers. Matthew 5:16 Let your light shine before others that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven.
Erin Mary Lynch
Erin Mary Lynch is excited to be back performing with Servant Stage Company. Her last performance with SSC was in Jukebox Saturday Night. Erin Mary has most recently been seen as Elle Woods in Legally Blonde and Sister Mary Steven in Sister Act at the Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre. Other credits include performing at the American Music Theater, Sight and Sound Theatres, and other theaters across Lancaster. She enjoys going on adventures and spending time with family. Many thanks to Wally for this opportunity, Joanne Abrom, her incredible voice teacher, her family and especially to God. Enjoy the show and get ready to Jump, Jive, and JUKEBOX!
Chadman Martin is the son of Anne and Jeffrey Martin. He is a junior at Lancaster Mennonite School and he actively participates in theatre. His past stage experience include productions like Wizard of Oz (Uncle Henry/The Guard), Bye Bye Birdie (Hugo Peabody) and The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe (Edmund). Chadman views music as a way to express feelings that cannot be expressed through speech and brings power and emotion into his life.
Anne McIlvaine is so excited to be back for another teen production with Servant Stage after performing in Jukebox Saturday Night last year. Anne loves to perform; some of her favorite shows include Shrek the Musical (McCaskey High School), Seussical Jr. (Servant Stage), Honk Jr. (Servant Stage) and Hairspray Jr. (Wheatland Middle School). Anne enjoys participating in all types of music: she plays violin in Overture Youth Orchestra, clarinet in McCaskey’s marching band, and sings in McCaskey’s Vocal Ensemble and Gospel Choirs. She would like to thank God, her music teachers, parents, friends, and anyone who’s ever been an encouragement!
Addison Niven is jumping and jiving about returning to Jukebox with Servant Stage. Favorite credits include Dutch Apple's A Christmas Carol (Fan), Fulton's Elf (child elf), EPAC's Annie (Kate), Servant Stage Company's Jukebox Saturday Night (dancer), and Susquehanna Stage Co.'s Honk Jr. (Greylag). “Thank you to God, my teachers, and to my family and friends for your continued support and love.“
Mackenzie Neff grew up in Strasburg, PA with her parents and three siblings. She grew up in theatre due to her parents’ involvement. Mackenzie was amazed and became quickly attached to the theatre world. She began dancing at the age of 3 and professionally acting at Sight & Sound Theatres when she was six. Mackenzie has recently begun to explore other companies such as Cavod and Servant Stage and is eager to see where God takes her next. “I am so grateful to have been given the opportunity to explore theatre and have such supportive people by my side. I am beyond blessed to have the privilege of working alongside such talented individuals.”
Brady Norgaard, age 13, is ready to rock the Jukebox! Brady loves performing with Servant Stage and was most recently seen with Servant Stage in A Christmas Carol, Titanic, Jukebox Saturday Night, and Old Time Gospel Radio Hour. Brady recently performed with Creative Works Lancaster, the 2012-2017 American Music Theater Christmas Shows, as well as playing Curious George in Curious George at Dutch Apple Dinner Theater. Brady has also performed with Fulton Theatre, Creative Works Lancaster, Piercing Word, Prima Theatre, and Lancaster Bible College. Brady would like to thank Servant Stage Company, his family, and teachers for this great opportunity.
Sydney Norgaard, age 15, is ready to rock the Jukebox! Sydney was most recently seen in Servant Stage’s A Christmas Carol, Old Time Gospel Radio Hour, and Sherlock Holmes. Recent credits include American Music Theater’s Songs of the Silver Screen and the 2011-2017 Christmas Shows. Sydney recently performed in the Fulton’s productions of Annie Get Your Gun, Wizard of Oz, and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang as well as Moses and Jonah at Sight and Sound Theatres. Sydney has performed with Prima Theatre, Creative Works Lancaster, Ephrata Performing Arts Center, Piercing Word, and Lancaster Bible College as well. Many thanks to Servant Stage, her family, and wonderful teachers for this great opportunity.
Elizabeth Plakans, a Manheim Township High School 10th grader, is excited to be a part of Jump, Jive ,and JUKEBOX! She previously appeared in Servant Stage Company’s Old Time Gospel Radio Hour, and has also been cast by the Fulton Theatre, Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre, Ephrata Performing Arts Center, Prima and Popovsky Performing Arts Studio musicals over the past 5 years. She regularly performs at school and church, and sings the National Anthem for MTHS athletics, the Lancaster Barnstormers, F&M Men’s Basketball and the U.S. Women’s National Field Hockey Team. Lizzie thanks Wally and Jonathan for this fun opportunity, and for sharing their skills and encouragement! She also thanks her parents, grandparents and friends for their love and support.
Emily Rau is a 14-year-old actress who is currently cyber schooling at Commonwealth Charter Academy. She has been singing and acting for 6 years and loves to make music wherever she goes. Emily gets her dance and vocal training at Cavod Academy of the Arts, and has done multiple shows with Cavod Theatre in New Holland, along with The Shawnee Playhouse in the Poconos. Outside of theatre, her hobbies include baking, babysitting, and spending time with her friends. Emily is so honored and grateful to be able to praise God with her talents in Jump, Jive, and JUKEBOX! with Servant Stage Company!
Olivia Tran-Speros is so excited to be a part of Jump, Jive, and JUKEBOX! She has done multiple shows with Servant Stage. Olivia has also done shows at EPAC, The Fulton Opera House, Popovsky Performing Arts, and other local theater companies. She would like to thank her Jessica Dey and Creative Pursuits Studio as well as her friends and family. Thanks Johnathan and Wally!
Kylee Waller is thrilled to be performing at Servant Stage Company for the very first time. She is currently a sophomore at Lampeter-Strasburg High School and involved with her school's chorus, chamber choir, select chamber choir, and theatre department. She also has performed in various locations outside of her school. She would like to thank the cast, crew, and directors for this amazing opportunity, and her friends and family for their endless support.
Audrey Whisman is an 8th grader at Manheim Township Middle School. In her free time she enjoys taking singing, dancing, and acting classes at Cavod Academy and spending time with her friends and family. She would like to thank God for the opportunity to perform in this wonderful show. She is thrilled to be a part of Jump, Jive, and JUKEBOX!
Hannah Whisman is a 15-year-old freshman at Lancaster Mennonite School. Hannah loves performing and is currently taking dancing, acting, and vocal lessons at Cavod Academy. She is also involved in many other activities outside of school, including tennis and gymnastics. A few of her recent theatre experiences include Creative Pursuits’ Decades, the Fulton’s High School Musical Jr, Cavod’s Seussical the Musical, and Cavod’s Annie. She would like to thank her family and friends for always supporting and encouraging her. Hannah is honored to be given the opportunity to perform in Jump, Jive, and JUKEBOX! and she is extremely honored to be able to work alongside such incredible and talented people!
(Director & Choreographer)
Originally from Green Bay, WI, Wally Calderon earned his BFA in Music Theatre Performance and Direction from Ohio Northern University. For over 15 years, Wally traveled the country as a freelance performer, director, and choreographer. Notable stays include the Miracle Theatre in Pigeon Forge, TN, The Palace Theatre in Manchester, NH, Hershey Park, and the highly credited Stagedoor Manor in upstate New York. Wally moved to Lancaster in 2012 where he spent five amazing years holding multiple positions at Sight & Sound Theatres. He considers it an honor and a blessing to now be a part of Servant Stage Company and of a community that is so supportive of the arts in Lancaster. “Special thanks to my wonderful wife Andrea, sweetest daughter Joyanna , and our newest addition Juliet. All the glory to God for the amazing gifts and opportunities He has given me!” Psalms 149:3
Michael DiSciullo is thrilled to be returning to stage manage with Servant Stage after being heavily involved last season. He is a recent high school graduate taking a gap year to pursue theatre and explore the Lancaster theatre community. Favorite Servant Stage credits include Jukebox Saturday Night! (ASM), Titanic (RF Tech), and A Christmas Carol (SM). Many thanks to his friends and family for supporting him.
Anna Felker is a recent graduate of Lancaster Bible College, and she is beyond thrilled to be a part of Jump, Jive, and JUKEBOX! once again, having also stage managed Jukebox Saturday Night! last year. Anna has been the Stage Manager for several other Servant Stage shows, including Honk! Jr., Into the Woods Jr., and Seussical Jr. Anna was also the Stage Manager for LBC's Godspell, and the Lancaster Academy for the Performing Arts' The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, and most recently Oliver!. Anna would like to thank everyone involved in Jump, Jive, and JUKEBOX!, for this opportunity, and also her fiance for all his love and support. All glory to God!
Jen Felty is excited to be back vocal directing with Servant Stage after last year’s exciting run of Jukebox Saturday Night! She has also music directed for LBC (Godspell, Fiddler on the Roof, Seussical and director/music director of Smoke on the Mountain) and for Piercing Word. Her directing credits include: HONK!, Anne of Green Gables, Hello, Dolly!,Peter Pan, A Year with Frog and Toad, and Pirates of Penzance. Jen has a BMus in Vocal Performance from Houghton College and a MMus from Penn State in Vocal Performance and Pedagogy. She is a member of Actor's Equity and has performed in musicals, operas, and in concert, as well as the Grand Ol' Opry. Favorite roles: Denise (Smoke on the Mountain), Mabel (Pirates of Penzance), Eliza (My Fair Lady), and Carrie (Carousel). Jennifer is currently growing her new creative business which includes directing shows, doing photography, and teaching voice. Her absolute favorite role is that of wife to David and mother to Noah and Bailey. www.RedAccordionStudios.com
Jane Moyer Geiger is a local seamstress, patternmaker, and costumer who, over the course of the past fifteen years, has patterned, cut, built, and designed costumes for, among other organizations, Sight and Sound Ministries, Conestoga Valley High School, and Martin Meylin Middle School. She graduated from Harcum College with a degree in fashion design and has been working in her field for over 3 decades. She is pleased to be collaborating with Servant Stage for the first time. Outside of her creative pursuits, she serves the community as President of the Strasburg Swimming and Recreation Association and as Treasurer of the Board of Trustees (and as a Praise Band member) at the First Presbyterian Church of Strasburg. None of this would be possible without the gifts that God has given her. She would like to thank her parents, her three children, and her loving husband Phil, for all of their amazing patience and support.