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Jenna Arnold (Fan/Londoner)
is a 7th grader at Reuther Middle School. Jenna loves performing and being on stage. This is her third year in A Christmas Carol. Most recently, she performed as Wendy Darling in Peter Pan Jr., Jane Banks in Mary Poppins and Fiona in Shrek Jr. Jenna wishes everyone a very happy holiday season.
Rose Bednar (Londoner)
is excited to return for a second year of A Christmas Carol. She is in 7th grade at Malow Jr. High. She has also done shows with Peanut Gallery Players, Avon Players, Sterling Civic, Warren Civic and HFCC Performing Arts Company. Her latest roles include Shprintze in Fiddler on the Roof and Pig #1 in Shrek. Rose wishes everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
Sienna Berkseth (Belinda Cratchit/Londoner)
is in 5th grade and home schooled. She has performed recently in Fiddler on the Roof and Shrek. Thanks to God, her family, Stacy, Terry and everyone that made this production possible! She is so grateful for this extraordinary opportunity to be in A Christmas Carol and is excited for you to see it! Merry Christmas to all!
Ari Bigelman (Tiny Tim Cratchit/Ignorance/Londoner)
is ecstatic to join the cast of A Christmas Carol! When he isn't on stage, conducting science experiments or doing acrobatics, Ari is a 6 year old who attends The Roeper School. Though always an entertainer, he made his stage debut with Sunset Theater Company in 2015. Ari thanks his family for their love and support!
Dawson Bomers (Matthew Cratchit/Londoner)
is excited for his second year in A Christmas Carol! Currently a North Hill Elementary 5 th grader, Dawson made his stage debut at age 5 in The Wizard of Oz while living in Costa Rica and has since performed with Avon Players, Peanut Gallery Players and in Oakland University’s 2016 production of Assassins.
Nick DiPonio (Peter Cratchit/Londoner)
is excited to bring Christmas joy to everyone through his 2nd performance in A Christmas Carol. A 13 year old 7 th grader at Bloomfield Hills Middle School, Nikko has previously starred as the Stink Bug and Dancing Beard in school performances. When not on stage, Nikko plays lacrosse for the Michigan Warriors, enjoys camping with the Boy Scouts. Nikko plans to attend Syracuse after high school. He wishes all of you the merriest of Christmases!
Lilianna Duncan (Londoner)
is excited to back for her 3rd season with her Carol family! Lili continues to enjoy cooking, eating, coloring, playing outside/with family and friends/dress-up. Much love to dad, mamma family/friends AND Lili wishes you a very Happy Holiday!!
Vincent Farrehi (Turkey Boy/Londoner)
a 3rd grader at North Hill Elementary School, is excited for his second performance in A Christmas Carol. Vincent has performed with Peanut Gallery Players in Once Upon a Mattress and Shrek the Musical. Vincent is grateful to be part of the show and wishes everyone a Merry Christmas!
Makayla Annaleese Flowers (Fan/Londoner)
is a 6th grader at University Preparatory Science & Math. MBT's Little Ti Moune of Once on this Island is excited to return. She’s performed as Sarah Brown in Guys and Dolls, Jr. and in Children's Letters to God at French Woods. Makayla is a company member at LaShelle's School of Dance where she does everything from ballet to jazz.
Christopher Colin Graff (Tiny Tim Cratchit/Ignorance/Londoner)
is thrilled to be doing his first play ever. Collin is a 6 1/2 yr old 1st grader at Cedarcrest Academy/Clarkson. He enjoys playing travel soccer for Michigan Impact, and takes electric guitar, piano, golf & tennis lessons. Collin is a treble boy at Kirk in the Hills/West Bloomfield & on the OHCC swim team. Collin is excited to try this new endeavor and hopes you all enjoy the show.
Sarah Hartmus (Martha Cratchit/Londoner)
is thrilled to return for her third year performing in A Christmas Carol. She is a 7 th grader at Cranbrook Kingswood. Sarah plays softball for the Oakland Cobras. Her favorite roles include Cruella DeVille, Shere-Khan, and the Wicked Stepmother. She thanks her family, teachers, coaches and friends for their support. Happy Holidays!
Aiden Hepler (Matthew Cratchit/Londoner)
is a 7th grader at Sashabaw Middle School in Clarkston. A Christmas Carol marks his debut on the stage, and he is very excited about the opportunity. In his spare time he enjoys building with LEGO, movies, and climbing trees. He would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas!
Aspen Jacobsen (Belinda Cratchit/Londoner)
is excited to return to MBT. A 7th grader at Oak Valley Middle School, Aspen loves to perform… whether theatre, opera, competitive dance or playing her guitar. She loves nature and is an avid backpacker. Aspen would like to thank the entire cast/crew for making A Christmas Carol such a magical experience.
Collin Kilpatrick (Peter Cratchit/Londoner)
is an 8 th grader at West Middle School. Collin enjoys lacrosse, basketball and cross country. A huge thanks to his family, especially Austin for getting him started in acting. After six amazing years of A Christmas Carol, this is his last. Thanks Terry and Sarah, cast and crew for six great years. Merry Christmas.
Megan MacKenzie (Londoner)
is delighted to be a part of Meadow Brook's A Christmas Carol cast! Megan is an 8th grader at Van Hoosen Middle School. Some of her favorite performances include Avon Player's Seussical and James and the Giant Peach. When not acting, she enjoys swimming competitively. Megan wants to wish everyone a Merry Christmas!
Viharr Nandigala (Boy Scrooge/Londoner)
is an 8th grader being home schooled this year who attended Cranbrook Middle School in previous years. In addition to theater, singing and dancing, Vihaar enjoys math, science, robotics, tennis and snowboarding. He enjoys theater the most and always is looking for opportunities to perform.
Ethan Sharp (Turkey Boy/Londoner)
is a 4th grader at Pine Knob Elementary and is thrilled to be returning for his 2nd year of A Christmas Carol. Aside from acting, Ethan loves sports, going to Boy Scouts, and riding his bike. He'd like to thank his friends and family for their support and wishes you all a very Merry Christmas!
Bridgette Shene (Want/Londoner)
is extremely grateful for the opportunity to perform in A Christmas Carol.She began acting as Bielka in Fiddler on the Roof two years ago. Since then she has appeared in The Neverending Story, Oliver, The Mikado, Honk and Sleeping Beauty. She also performs with Michigan Opera Theater Children’s Chorus. Without you there is no performance.
Lucy Jane Silver (Want/Londoner)
is ecstatic to perform her 2nd season of A Christmas Carol. Lucy is age 8 and attends 3rd grade at Delta Kelly Elementary. Her previous performances include Shrek, The Aristocats, Once upon a Mattress and The Wiz. She thanks Terry for this an amazing opportunity and Miss Stacy for giving her first chance onstage.
John Paul Stephens (Boy Scrooge/Londoner)
is a 7th grader at Hart Middle School where he plays clarinet and is on the cross country team. John Paul has been cast with Avon Players for Once on this Island, It's a Wonderful Life and James and the Giant Peach. He is excited to be with Meadow Brook Theatre for his first performance of A Christmas Carol.
Sarah Wallis (Martha Cratchit/Londoner)
is delighted to be in A Christmas Carol for the first time. An 8th
grader who is home schooled, Sarah loves reading, writing and singing. She is currently a member of OHMI, a music group for homeschoolers. Her most recent play was James and the Giant Peach, Jr. with the Avon Players Youth Theatre. Sarah wishes you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.