Artist Achievements – 2017

Artist Achievements – 2017

Artist Achievements – 2017

Kaleel Van Voorhees Distinguished Scholar/Thespian East Lansing High School; was stunning as “Adelaide” in Guys N’ Dolls and “Cecily” in The Importance of Being Ernest at East Lansing High School, and gave a hilarious performance as “The Red Queen” in our dance company production of “Through The Looking Glass”.  Kaleel graduated cum laude and was accepted for a BFA in Acting at University of Wisconsin Stevens Point, but chose to go into Allegheny College Honors Program where she will pursue comedy training and writing!

Danielle Holloway is currently filming The Conformist, a thriller film about human trafficking by Light Orchestra Film Co.  She plays high school student and victim “Reina Williams”.  Danielle is excited to join Savannah College of Art & Design’s BFA in Acting program this fall!

Mathieu Weisner had a busy year playing “Peter” in Peter and The Starcatchers to critical acclaim at the Owosso Community Theatre,  “Sky Masterson” in Guys N’ Dolls and Algernon in The Importance of Being Ernest at the high school.  Matt will be joining Otterbein College BFA in Musical Theatre Program!

Katie Knox who started dancing with us in 4th grade and starred as  “The Jabberwock” and “The Red Knight” in our ballet “Through The Looking Glass”, also starred as “Kitri” in Don Quixote and the “Guardian Angel” in The Nutcracker for CBT.  She graduated magna cum laude from East Lansing High School, and will be joining Swarthmore College and continue dancing in Philadelphia while she is at school.

Marissa Beatty who played “The Crow” and “The White Knight” in Through The Looking Glass, was accepted into Columbia University’s PhD in Chemical Engineering Program and will pursue dancing in New York City.  We are delighted that she chose Columbia based on the fact there were great places to dance in the area!

Lauren Kreuer recently played “the Cat” in Riverwalk Theatre’s Young Artisan production of “Coraline.  She will also play “Flower Girl 2” in the upcoming production of I Now Pronounce at Peppermint Creek Theatre.

Lottie-Brooke Mims, who played “The Bread and Butter Fly” for our production of Through The Looking Glass, also starred as “The Other Miss Spink” in Riverwalk Theatre production of Coraline.

Simon Rebeck helped design the awesome costumes for Riveralk’s production of Coraline!