|Faculty Advisor||John McCarty|
|Collage Student Directors||Kali Clougherty & Hannah Hubbard|
|Director (A Musical)||Kali Clougherty|
|Music Director (A Musical)||Kaylee Hayden|
|Choreographer (A Musical)||Hannah Hubbard|
|Director (Master of the House)||Zion Middleton|
|Choreographer (Master of the House)||Jaron Cole|
|Music Director (Master of the House)||Zion Middleton|
|Director & Choreographer (Burn/World Burn)||Kayla Jacobs|
|Arranger (Burn/World Burn)||Cara DelPietro|
|Director (A Whole New World)||Jaelyn Alexander|
|Choreographer (A Whole New World)||Kayla Jacobs|
|Music Director (A Whole New World)||Jaelyn Alexander|
|Director (Donny Novitski)||Sara LiBrandi|
|Choreographer (Donny Novitski)||Jaid Green|
|Music Director & Arranger (Donny Novitski)||Mallorie Sievert|
|Director & Choreographer (You Can’t Stop the Beat)||Cullen Zeno|
|Music Director (You Can’t Stop the Beat)||Hannah Hubbard|
|Director (The Key Is)||Brooks Andrew|
|Choreographers (The Key Is)||Brooks Andrew & Alex Segarra|
|Music Director (The Key Is)||Taylor Mitchell|
|Directors (Night of Nights)||Kayla Jacobs & Alex Segarra|
|Music Director (Night of Nights)||Jaelyn Alexander|
|Directors (The Prom)||Micah Day and Sara LiBrandi|
|Choreographers (The Prom)||Zeth Dixon & Jaid Green|
|Music Directors (The Prom)||Camille Fundingsland & Mallorie Sievert|
|Stage Managers||Mia McManamy, Charlee Rubino, Tara Ventkataraman|
|Front of House Supervisor||David McGraw|
|House Managers||Ella Huestis & Laura McGuire|
Jen Guy Metcalf, David McGraw
Sayo Oni is a Junior at Elon University in the Musical Theatre BFA program. Some of his most recent credits are The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin, Beast Mode Champion, and Songs for a New World. Sayo would like to thank his mom, dad, sisters, niece, and extended family and friends for their unlimited support. Sayo would also like to thank the creative team and cast for all of their hard work on this production. He's incredibly grateful for the opportunity to perform and be surrounded by this talented ensemble.
Anne-Sophie is a sophomore Musical Theatre major at Elon University this year. She has performed in various regional performances such as Chicago, Bring it On, Legally Blonde, as well as Elon’s The Moment and The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin. She is beyond excited to continue her journey at Elon!
Skyler Sajewski is a senior Music Theatre major with minors in Business Administration and Literature. Her Elon credits include #2 in The Wolves, and you would have seen her as Young Violet in Violet, had it not been cancelled due to COVID-19. She is very thankful for any performance opportunity in a time where the arts are so important.
Renell Taylor (Performer) is delighted to be making an appearance in The Moment. Recent/Favorite credits include Lucky in Dames at Sea at the National WWII Museum, Specs in Newsies with Tulane Summer Lyric Theatre, and Ensemble in Catch Me if You Can at Tent Theatre. He is a sophomore at Elon University where he is double majoring with a minor to receive a BFA in Musical Theatre, a BA in Arts Administration, as well as a minor in business administration. Renell would like to give special thanks to his family and friends as well as all of the amazing educators he has had the pleasure to learn from.
Alex is a senior BFA music theatre major and is thrilled to be making her Elon MT debut in 42nd Street. She has previously appeared on the McCrary Stage in the 2020 spring dance concert Rite Of Seasons. She would like to thank Professor Matos, Ken, Sara, Nina, Gene, and Deb for their support, as well as LK and the dance department. She is so grateful to her mom, dad, and sister for their love and encouragement throughout this process. When in doubt, tap it out.
Tristan is super excited to be here and to be a part of Elon performing arts.
Jacob is a Sophomore at Elon University from Tampa, Florida, who is pursuing his BFA in Musical Theatre. Recent credits are Newsies (Jack Kelly), Pippin (Pippin), Disaster the Musical (Chad), I Love You Because (Austin). Jacob would like to say a special thank you to his family and friends who have supported his journey in the Arts. Check him out on Instagram @thejacobatkins_
Caroline is a sophomore Music Theater major and Honors Fellow from Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania. She is so excited to be performing (in person!) alongside her incredibly talented peers this year. She would like to thank her peers, the performing arts faculty, and her family for their continuous support.
Zeth Dixon is very excited to perform live at Elon University for the first time. He would like to thank his family, friends, and teachers for their constant support.
Micah is a first year at Elon University from Cincinnati, Ohio, who is pursuing his BFA in Musical Theatre. Recent credits include, Newsies (Jack Kelly), Shrek (Donkey), Lachey Arts Showcase (Cast Member), Guys and Dolls (Nathan Detroit). Micah would like to thank his family, friends, and professors for their constant support in everything he does. Micah hopes you enjoy the show! Be sure to check me out on Instagram @micah.andrew!
Jaelyn is a junior at Elon University from Mt. Laurel, NJ. She is pursuing a BFA in Music Theatre, BA in Arts Administration, and minor in Business Administration. Some of her recent credits include Heathers: The Musical, Nice Work if You Can Get It, Beast Mode Champion, and The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin. She thanks her family, friends, and teachers for their endless love and support. Instagram: jaelyn_alexander
Daniel is a Junior Music Theatre major! Favorite credits include You're a Good Man Charlie Brown (Charlie), Newsies (Davey), Sweeney Todd, and Bent. After a year of loss and struggle, he is unbelievably grateful to be storytelling alongside some of his favorite people again. Huge thanks to his Mom and Dad, friends, and family for the constant support; and to the cast, crew, and creative team for working non-stop to keep everybody safe and happy!
Kali is a Senior Music Theatre major from South Florida and is SO excited to be performing again in person! Kali assisted Dr. McCarty with organizing and directing Collage alongside her partner-in-crime Hannah Hubbard. She wants to thank her amazing classmates for being hard-working and resilient as we all navigate returning to the stage.
Jaid Green is a sophomore Music Theatre major and a Leadership Fellow from Wyckoff, New Jersey. During her first year at Elon, she choreographed multiple numbers for Grand Night and performed in Collage and Elon Cares. During the Summer of 2021, she completed a Broadway Choreographer’s Intensive with Dance Lab New York. Favorite roles include Brooke Wyndham in Legally Blonde, Mother/Singer/Swan in The Secret in the Wings, and Lady Beatrice in Once Upon A Mattress.
Durham, NC native, Kayla Jacobs is currently a Senior at Elon University and is working toward a B.F.A in Music Theatre and B.A. in Arts Administration. Her most recent credits include "Granny," in The Bubble Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin and "Somebody," in Branden Jacobs Jenkins' Everybody. She is excited to finally be performing for live audiences again, and hopes you enjoy the show!
Elsa Oates Keefe
Elsa Oates Keefe is a sophomore Musical Theatre major and is thrilled to be back on the Elon University stage! She recently appeared as Chitty Chatty Pal in The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin on Elon’s Mainstage. Credits include Jo March (Little Women), Penny Pingleton (Hairspray), and Katherine (Newsies) for which she received two New Hampshire Theatre Awards. She is a proud YoungArts alumni. She’d like to thank her family for being a fierce supporter of her life in the arts and beyond, as well as Kenneth Lee and her friends at Elon for all of their support.
Hannah Kevitt is delighted to be back for her second year at Elon! Some of Hannah’s favorite regional credits include: MISS SAIGON (Serenbe Playhouse), A Chorus Line (Heritage Theatre Festival), The Wolves (Actor’s Theatre of Charlotte), South Pacific (Triad Stage), and Fugitive Songs (Elon University). Hannah would like to thank her family and friends for their continued support. Hannah is so grateful for all of the opportunities that she’s received over the years and is beyond excited to be a part of the Elon Music Theatre Family!
Weston is thrilled to be returning to the stage in the fall of his senior year. Previous Elon credits include: Fugitive Songs, Damn Yankees, Bent, and #silenced (Co-Director). Regional/professional credits include: Sound of Music (Beef & Boards), Mamma Mia, Mary Poppins (The Prizery), And Then They Came For Me (Indiana Rep). Special thanks to the cast, crew, and creative team for all their dedication to this project. Much love to Mom and Dad.
Sara LiBrandi is a sophomore Musical Theatre major with a minor in Interreligious Studies from Dayton, Ohio. She is extremely excited for her first year of live performances with her Elon peers. Some of her favorite previous credits include Woman 2 in Songs For A New World, Katherine in Freaky Friday, and Rosie in Mamma Mia. She is so grateful to all her family and friends for their endless support.
Hannah is a current senior in the Music Theatre and Arts Administration program here at Elon and she cannot wait to get back on stage, especially in a tap dance show. Hannah's been tapping since she was four years old and has been in various tap shows like Anything Goes and Crazy For You. When not tapping on stage you can find her tapping in the garage with her dad or trying to convince her mom to join in. I hope you enjoy the show!
Zion Middleton is a junior BFA Music Theatre major from McDonough, Ga. His passion for social justice and change in today’s society is what drives his need to perform. Outside of performing he enjoys directing, playing soccer, and working at the Boys and Girl’s Club of Alamance County. Other theatre credits include: Aldolpho in The Drowsy Chaperone, Judas in Godspell. Lucas in Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin, and Fortinbras in Hamlet. Special thanks to his mother, grandmother and brother!
Mallorie is a first year Music Theatre major in the Honors Fellows program with a double major in Applied Mathematics. Some of her favorite roles have been Sarah Brown in Guys and Dolls, Marianne in Constellations, Nora Morton in Brighton Beach Memoirs, and Beth in Little Women. She is so incredibly excited and thankful to be a part of the Elon musical theatre family and hopes you enjoy the show!
Candace Rhodes is a first-year Music Theatre student at Elon University. She has been in many productions such as Hairspray, Once on this Island, Working The Musical, Student Body, and Grand Hotel. Candace loves performing for her community and is blessed to be a part of Bubbly. She would like to thank her family and friends for endless love and support.
Tyler Okunski is a senior BFA Music Theatre Major from San Francisco, California. Past dance credits include the BHMDC where he had the privilege of dancing for Gaspard Louis. Other credits in the music theatre department include Violet, Bent, and The Elephant Man. He will also be appearing in the Bridging this spring and he hopes to see you there!
Cullen is a proud member of MT 22! Geaux Phoenix!
Giselle is a junior Music Theatre major with a minor in Creative Writing from Richmond, VA who is ecstatic to be here and to be able to grow alongside such amazing people! Last fall semester, she made her Elon Debut as an understudy in Beast Mode Champion. And during j-term 2021, she had the privilege of understudying in the Bubbly Black Girl as well as being the Community Outreach Coordinator for the show. Giselle is thankful for her family and friends and their constant support. And she hopes that you will enjoy the show!
Taylor is thrilled to be performing in her first play here at Elon! She is a junior this year and cannot wait to see what her third year at Elon holds in store. She would like to thank her friends and family for their endless support. She would also like to thank her incredible professors and mentors for the support and knowledge they have given her. She hopes you enjoy the show!
McKenna is a proud member of Elon MT ‘22 from Las Vegas, NV. Some of her favorite credits include We Will Rock You - Elon University (ensemble), Trojan Barbie - Elon University (chorus, assistant choreographer, dance captain), She Loves Me- Super Summer Theatre (dance captain, ensemble), Anything Goes - B.B. Production Co. (Reno), All Shook Up- B.B. Production Co. (Ms. Sandra), The King and I - B.B. Production Co. (Anna), & Into the Woods - B.B. Production Co. (Witch). She would like to thank her family and of course her wonderful cast and crew for this opportunity. @mckenna_meeks
Jaron is a Junior BFA Music Theatre and BA Arts Administration major with a minor in Business Administration from Madison, New Jersey. 42nd Street marks Jaron's official Elon Mainstage Debut! At Elon, Jaron has served as the Asst. Director/Choreographer for Fugitive Songs and as a Swing in Beast Mode Champion. This fall, Jaron is the President of Renegade Productions, Elon's Student-Run Theatre Organization. Jaron would like to thank his friends, family, MT23, and the entire Elon MT family!
Brooks is thrilled to be a Cast Member and Director in Grand Night this year. Brooks is currently a Sophomore Music Theatre major at Elon and hails from Boston, MA. He most recently worked as an understudy for Elon's Winter Musical: The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin, but his past favorite roles include Sky (Mamma Mia!, Walnut Hill School for the Arts), and George (The Drowsy Chaperone, Walnut Hill School for the Arts). He would like to extend special thanks to his family back home, his Music Theatre Class of '23, and his beloved Vizsla puppy "Rugby". Find him on Instagram @brooks_andrew
Kaylee is thrilled to be back up on stage, and is so grateful you chose to come see Collage. Her most recent involvement was in Elon's 2021 winter production of The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin as an understudy. She is the PR and marketing chair of Vital Signs A Cappella at Elon as well. Again, thank you for supporting the arts tonight, and enjoy the show!
Camille Fundingsland is a second year BFA Musical Theatre Major all the way from San Diego, California. She is incredibly excited to take part in her first Elon production as Lorraine in 42nd Street. Recent credits include Little Women (Beth), Xanadu (Kira), and Newsies (Katherine). Special thanks to her voice professor Dr. Polly, Mom, Dad, and her little sis Audrey for all the support! Instagram: @camille_nf
Nathan, a junior, is thrilled to be back at Elon after spending last semester in London studying classical acting at LAMDA. Some of his recent credits include Sebastian in Twelfth Night and Jewell Estes in Floyd Collins (Podcast Musical @ Elon). He'd like to thank his friends and family for their endless love and support! @nathankeffer
Hannah, a junior, is happy to be back at Elon after spending last semester in London studying classical acting at the London Academy of Dramatic Arts. Some of her recent credits include Olivia in Twelfth and Ensemble in We Will Rock You. She'd like to thank her friends and family for their endless love and support! @hannahellowitz
Mary Kate McDonald
Mary Kate is a sophomore BFA Music Theatre major ecstatic to be making her mainstage debut in 42nd Street! Past favorite credits include The Wizard of Oz (Dorothy Gale), Peter Pan (Wendy Darling), and Yeston’s Phantom (Christine Daae). Mary Kate is thrilled for live theatre’s return and cannot wait to share this piece with you. Special thanks to the cast, creative team, Dr. Polly Cornelius, and her Mom, Dad, and brother Patrick for their wisdom, empathy, and support.
Andy is thrilled to kick off senior year at Elon in 42nd Street as Abner Dillon, Dance Ensemble & Julian Marsh u/s. Upcoming: Footloose (Ensemble/Assistant Dance Captain); Opera House Theatre Company. Previous: La Cage Aux Folles, The Music Man, Chicago, West Side Story.
Daniel Brackett is senior in the music theatre program. At Elon, he has appeared in Fugitive Songs, Damn Yankees, and Once On This Island. Born and raised in Southern California, Daniel has worked with several companies in the area including Ensemble Theatre Company, 5 Star Theatricals, Rubicon Theatre Company, and Ventura Ballet Company. Upon graduation, Daniel plans to move to New York to pursue a Broadway career, and eventually land back in sunny SoCal.
Willem Butler is a senior Music theatre major and is excited to be in his last year at Elon. Elon has provided a perfect jumping off point for his professional career and life outside of his educational career. He would like to thank specifically Kenneth Lee, Julio Augustin, Catherine Mcneela, and his friends and family for all of their support.
Ellie Schwartz is delighted to make her Collage debut! Ellie is a freshman from St. Louis, Missouri where she was most recently seen in Smokey Joe's Cafe (Muny). Favorite roles include, Alice Murphy in Bright Star, Roxy in Chicago, and a pioneer in the Muny premier of Paint Your Wagon. Ellie enjoys dancing, laughing, shouting, and searching for the world's best chai tea latte. So thankful to Elon University for the opportunity to learn from amazing faculty and students.
Erik Houck is a first year at Elon University and is super excited to be a part of this production. He would to thank his parents and friends for giving him enough support to get him to this amazing school as well as the Governors School for the Arts for giving him the training to get into this program.
Collin Flanagan is a first-year Music Theatre major and is beyond delighted for his first ever performance at Elon! Some of his recent credits include Jack Kelly in Newsies, Tulsa in Gypsy, Pippin in Pippin, and Robert Martin in The Drowsy Chaperone. He wants to thank the faculty at Elon for such amazing training so far, and his fellow classmates for being so supportive and inspiring. Additional thanks to his family for always aiding him in pursuit of his passions.
Charlie Castro is a first-year music theatre major from Miami, Florida. He is so grateful to be joining the Elon University music theatre family! He wants to thank his parents and family back at home for their overwhelming support. Charlie is incredibly excited to return to performing live onstage. He sends a warm thank you to all the professors, production team, and fellow classmates that put so much into every performance at Elon!
Charlee Rubino is a first year Music Theatre major from California. She is so excited to be performing in her first show at Elon! She would love to thank her family and friends for their support and all of the teachers and coaches who helped her get here. Charlee is so excited to be apart of the class of 2025 and can’t wait to continue her training here for the next 4 years!
Kameron Askew is a first year Musical Theatre Major from Dallas, Texas. He is so thrilled and grateful to be creating art again with so many amazing artist on stage as we return to normalcy. He would love to thank his family for their constant support, and cannot wait to experience his years to come at Elon!
Derick is so excited to be performing in his first show at Elon University. He is a first year Music Theatre Major from Binghamton, New York. He would like to thank his family and friends for their constant support, as well as all of his teachers and mentors! Derick is so grateful for this opportunity and is so blessed to be a part of Elon MT! Enjoy the show!
Julianne is a senior Musical Theatre Major and is thrilled to be performing in-person again after not being able to step onto a stage for a year and a half! In previous years you may have seen Julianne as Clea in the play Trojan Barbie or tumbling in the baseball player ensemble of Damn Yankees.
Bryant is a junior Music Theatre transfer from California and he could not be more excited to be performing in his first show at Elon! Bryant spent the past summer performing in a variety show at Boyne Highlands Resort in Michigan. Some of his other favorite credits include Tony (West Side Story), Bobby (A Chorus Line), The Baker (Into the Woods), Link Larkin (Hairspray), and Danny Zuko (Grease). Bryant thanks you for coming and hopes you enjoy the show!
Tara Venkataraman is a first-year Music Theatre major from Milton, GA. Some of Tara's previous credits include: Sophie in Mamma Mia, Kit Kat Girl in Cabaret, and Ornella Understudy in Leap of Faith. Tara wants to thank her friends, teachers, and, most importantly, her family who has supported her unconditionally throughout her journey! She is so grateful to be attending Elon and cannot wait for the next four years!
Anna Hertel is a proud member of Elon MT 2022! She is ecstatic to have the opportunity to perform her last Elon collage fully in person. She would like to thank her family for all their continued love and support.
Abby Harnum is a current proud member of the Music Theatre BFA class of 2023 here at Elon University. Most recently, Abby traveled to Florence, Italy this past summer and performed in the Ensemble of La Bohéme and La Traviata. She has also been seen as Gertrude McFuzz in the Bucks County Playhouse Youth Company’s production of Seussical and as Sister Sophia in their production of The Sound of Music. Abby is very grateful to be a part of this production and she’d like to thank her friends, family and the Elon faculty for their support.
Jackie Mate is a rising junior pursuing her BFA in Music Theatre with a minor in business. Jackie performed in her first professional show this past summer as Helga in BMA's production of Cabaret. She has also been seen in CT at the Downtown Cabaret and the Klein, and in NYC at the Metropolitan Room. Much love to her family, friends, and professors always!
Sitare Sadeghi is a first-year Music Theatre major from Potomac, Maryland. Previous roles include Sally in Cabaret, Cinderella in Into The Woods, and Cassie in A Chorus Line. She is excited to start her journey performing on the Elon stage and is thankful for all of the opportunities her family has provided her. She hopes you enjoy the show!
Ella is a first-year Music Theatre student from Dallas, TX, and is thrilled to be performing on the Elon stage! She is extremely thankful for the opportunity to perform in person with her lovely classmates and is excited to grow as an artist over the next four years. Favorite credits include Bonnie (Bonnie & Clyde), Roxie (Chicago), Little Sally (Urinetown), Katherine/Dance Corps (Newsies). She would like to show her appreciation for the entire production team for making this magical production possible and for her family for their endless love and support. Enjoy the show!
Emily is so excited for her first year as a Musical Theatre Major and Elon College Fellow! She is from Hickory, North Carolina where she grew up performing in local theatre, dance, and music venues. Emily recently graduated from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts where she spent her senior year in the High School Drama Program. She is incredibly thankful for the support from her family and mentors as she continues her artistic and academic journey.
Marina Jansen is a first-year Music Theatre Major who is so excited to be in their first production here at Elon. They love this show and are so excited to bring you live performances again. Thanks to Bre Forbes and all the dancers in the show, enjoy!
Summer Severin is a freshman Music Theatre major and is so grateful for every day here at Elon! She is so excited to be performing in person again alongside her beloved classmates. She would like to thank her mom, brother, and best friend, Karina, for supporting her throughout her journey to performing on this stage today.
Mia is so grateful to be a First Year BFA Music Theatre Major as well as a College of Arts and Sciences College Fellow. She grew up in Kansas City, Missouri and has worked at KC Rep, Starlight Theater, The Coterie, and New Theater Restaurant. She recently graduated from Interlochen Arts Academy in Michigan where she spent her Senior Year of High School. She would not be here without her incredible family, teachers, and support system. Go Phoenix!
Kenny is very excited yet, extraordinarily sad to be performing in her last Collage here at Elon! She is beyond blessed to be finishing her BFA on campus in December and spending her spring semester in Los Angeles, CA diving into pilot season. Recent credits include: Sophie in Mamma Mia! at the Laguna Playhouse and Ensemble in We Will Rock You at Elon University. Although theatre will always be in her heart, Kenny cannot wait to explore the world of film. And without further ado, enjoy Collage!