MEET THE CAST
Andrea Pane is excited to be back for the 22-23 season! A veteran of the DCT stage since 2008, audiences are familiar with him as a performer and director. Recent credits: Beauty and the Beast, Rapunzel, Little Witches, RENT, and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Next up, he is writing and directing The Ugly Duckling, which opens January 7th! IG: idaius__ www.andreapanephotography.com
Carly is excited to be back in the North Pole with this great show! DCT credits include Beauty and the Beast and choreography for Rapunzel , Beauty and the Beast, and RENT. Other credits include The Donkey Show (American Repertory Theatre), Disaster, Something Rotten (Curtain Call), West Side Story, The Who’s Tommy, Thoroughly Modern Millie (Turtle Lane Playhouse), and South Pacific (Reagle Music Theatre). Carly graduated from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London and was nominated in 2019 for an Off-West End Award for her solo show, Unlovable. She is currently choreographing the regional premier of Groundhog Day: The Musical (Curtain Call) and The Ugly Duckling (DCT).
Corinne is excited to reprise her role as Jackie Frost in DCT’s Santa Story. Some of her past credits with the children’s company include Rapunzel (Esmeralda), Beauty and the Beast (Miss Ottoman), Little Witches (Malice), Rumpelstiltskin (Queen Avarice), Princess and the Frog (Queen Desiree), Sleeping Beauty (Sorsha), Goldilocks (Mama Bear), Pinocchio (The Blue Fairy), Cinderella (Cinderella), James and the Giant Peach (Aunt Sponge), and A Christmas Carol (Ghost of Christmas Present). See what’s next for Corinne at corinnemarshallactor.com.
Ashley is back on the Cabaret stage where she’s been performing since 2008 both in the Theatre for Young Audiences and Main Stage. She made her directorial debut last season in Rapunzel. Some of her favorite past productions include Little Witches, Sherlock, Robin Hood, The Christmas Elf, Little Red Riding Hoods, Princess and the Pea, James & the Giant Peach, Princess and the Frog, The Man in Black, and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Ashley holds a BFA in Drama from the University of Connecticut where she appeared in several Connecticut Repertory Theatre Productions. Additionally, Ashley has performed for Hershey Entertainment as well as a number of local commercials. Huge thanks to her amazing family, Hugh, Phill, Susan, the cabaret staff and actors for their constant love and support. And a special shout-out to her nephew Dylan for being the best scene partner to practice lines with.
Past credits include 1984, The Full Monty (DCT); 1776, Twelfth Night (Connecticut Repertory Theatre); Woyzeck (University of Connecticut); Into the Woods (Curtain Call); and The Drowsy Chaperone (The Wilton Playshop). Other favorite roles include Edna in Hairspray and P.T. Barnum in Barnum. Max has previously studied at the Circle in the Square Theatre School and the University of Connecticut.
(Jackie Frost Understudy)
Sara Winant is beyond excited to be back on stage! Sara was last seen on the DCT stage as Cupid in the production of Rudolph! Other favorite DCT credits include Grace Farrell in Annie, ensemble in Legally Blonde, Sister Act!, and Mamma Mia! When not on stage Sara can be found in her classroom teaching history to a very captive audience. To the cast of Santa Story: thank you for taking me in to make some holiday magic. Special thanks to Alex, Mom, Dad, and Grace for your endless love and support!
(Jackie Frost Understudy)
Cassie Peterpaul is thrilled to be back on stage with DCT TYA! Cassie last performed on this stage as the title role in Rapunzel and Mrs. Potiphar in Joseph…Dreamcoat. She has performed in many shows at the Cabaret including Little Red Riding Hoods, Goldilocks, Little Witches, and Snow White to name a few and has choreographed several others. She would like to thank the entire cast and crew for the experience as well as the audience who continue to support live theatre. She considers this group of artists some of the best people she has ever met. Love to her husband, Rob, the Santa Story team, and her family!
Scene 1: Jackie’s Ice Caves (Holly Jolly Christmas, Bad Reputation)
Scene 2: Kringle’s Wood Shop (Can’t Buy Me Love)
Scene 3: North Pole Office (I Wish)
Scene 4: North Pole Office
Scene 5: North Pole (Heroes)
Scene 1: Outside First House
Scene 2: Inside First House
Scene 3: North Pole Office (Total Eclipse of the Heart)
Scene 4: Outside House (Right Now)
Scene 5: North Pole (Rock and Roll Christmas)
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