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Meet the Cast of Top Billing Entertainment’s “High School Musical Jr.”

Danea Alonzo (Ryanne, Spirit Cast) is so excited to be performing in her 4th show with Top Billing as Ryanne. High School Musical has been a dream to be apart of. Danea is 13 years old and has been dancing since the age of 4. She wants to thank Ms. K, Miss Mel, Mr. Joseph and her amazing staff for giving her this opportunity. Thank you for welcoming her into the Top Billing family. Danea’s favorite part of the show will be sharing the stage with her cousins Gracie and Maddie.

Eryka S. Asucan (Cyndra Braniac/Skater, Spirit Cast) is in the 7th grade and has done 5 shows with her school’s drama club. This is her first show with Top Billing. Her favorite roles include Toto in The Wizard of Oz and China in Beauty and the Beast. Eryka has also been a part of Pueri Cantores of SGV – a choral group directed by Mr. Patrick Flahive – for 6 years. She is also involved in other school activities such as the Student Council, cheer, and choir. Eryka would like to thank all the people in her life for encouraging her to continue doing shows.

Juliana Cepeda-Cintron (Ryanne, Jazz Cast) is 11 years old and has performed in numerous shows with Top Billing for the past 6 years. Her favorite roles have been Junie B. Jones, Joel in Schoolhouse Rock, and now Ryanne Evans. Juliana’s dream is to one day perform on Broadway. She would like to thank her family, friends, and all the incredible staff at TBE for all their love & support and for making it possible for her to live her dreams out on stage!!

Leah Compton (Jamie, Spirit Cast) is 7 years old and was first introduced to musical theater through the TBEPA summer camp program. The summer camp experiences are what sparked her passion to perform. This will be her first large scale theater experience and she is incredibly excited to sing and dance with such a talented cast.

Madeleine Danison (Taylor, Spirit Cast) is a seasoned performer at Top Billing Entertainment. She has done the following shows: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. The Music Man as Gracie Shinn, Beauty and the Beast, The Wizard of Oz as The Barrister Munchkin, The Little Mermaid as Flounder, Lion King as Young Nala, Shrek as a Fairy Tale Creature, Alice in Wonderland as The Cheshire Cat, Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat as Narrator, Peter Pan as Jane, Beauty and the Beast as a Silly Girl, Little Mermaid as a Mersister, Lion King as Zazu, Frozen as Olaf, and High School Musical as Taylor McKessie, Madeleine hopes to become an, actress when she grows up. She loves to dance, sing and act. Madeleine would like to thank Kristina Keener Ivy for teaching her to sing and act and for being such an incredible inspiration and role model. She would like to thank all of the staff and hard working parents who make the productions possible. She would like thank Tim and Mel for all of their direction and for being amazing mentors. Madeleine would also like to thank her family and friends for all of their love and support!!

Caroline Dergazarian (Z Baylor) is 15 years old, and this is her 10 year anniversary of performing with Top Billing. She is very excited to be playing the role of Z. Baylor, as well as a lead dancer. Some of her favorite past roles have been Derelict the Eel and Carlotta in “The Little Mermaid, as well as the Ugly Duckling in “Shrek The Musical.” Caroline would like to thank Ms. K, Mr. Joseph, and Ms. Mel for all of their unconditional support throughout the years, and for the opportunity to perform in such wonderful productions!

Grace Dominguez (Gabriella, Jazz Cast) is excited to be performing with her friends in her 5th TBE production. She is 13 years old and enjoys singing, dancing, acting, reading, and hanging out with friends. She has had a passion for performing for as long as she can remember and can’t imagine a life without music and dance. She would like to give a HUGE thanks to her parents, sister Maddie, brother Nick, all her family & friends, Ms. K and the entire TBE staff for all the support they have given her. Love you guys!!!

Madeline Dominguez (Kelsi, Jazz Cast) is 9 years old and longs to see her name in lights on Broadway. She enjoys singing, acting, drawing and reading. She loves being a part of the TBE family and would like to give a BIG THANK YOU to her Mommy, Daddy, sister Gracie, Ms. K and all the TBE staff for their love and support.

Frankie Fontana (Troy, Spirit Cast) is 12 year’s old and is in the 6th grade. He has been with Top Billing for 1 yr. Previous show’s have been. The Little Mermaid as Chef Louie, Junie B Jones as Sheldon Potts, Lion king as Ed the hyena & Frozen as Kristoff. Frankie loves performing & singing. He hopes and dreams of one day performing on Broadway. He would like to give a big thank you to Mrs K and the entire Top Billing staff for this opportunity in helping to make his dream come true.

Emily Gage (Ms. Darbus, Spirit Cast) is 15 years old and is currently a sophomore in high school. This is her 7th show with Top Billing. She enjoys her singing lessons with Amanda Rueda and playing the electric guitar in the pop band with Peter Zavala. Emily would like to thank the entire staff of Top Billing, as well as her friends and family for this opportunity. She is very excited to be playing Ms. Darbus among this amazing cast of High School Musical Jr.

Adriana Gonzalez (Jackie Scott) is 15 years old and a freshman in high school. She joined the Top Billing Entertainment family 6 years ago and has enjoyed taking lessons and being cast in roles such as Pumba in the 1st production of The Lion King Jr., Cheshire Cat in Alice in Wonderland Jr., Levi in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Thelonius in Shrek the Musical, Mauricea in Beauty and the Beast, Mrs. Darling in Peter Pan, and Sarabi in 2nd production with Top Billing’s Lion King Jr. She most currently plays, Jackie Scott in this production of High School Musical. Adriana would like to thank Ms. K for all of the opportunities she has given her and looks forward to many more years with the Top Billing Family.

Kaitlyn Greene (Mongo, Jazz Cast) is a 10 year old 5th grader. High School Musical is her fourth show with Top Billing and she is having a great time playing Mongo with the Jazz Cast! She would like to thank her parents and brother for always supporting her and for all their love! Lastly she wants to thank, the awesome staff at TBE, especially Ms. K, Mr. Joseph, and Miss Mel for all the hard work they put into making this show a amazing experience for the cast!

Cadence Gutierrez (Ripper) is 10 years old and a 4th grader in La Verne. This is her fourth show with Top Billing. Her past roles include an orphan in Annie, one of the Flounders in Little Mermaid, and a towns person in Frozen. In addition to musicals, Cadence takes Dance at Top Billing and sings in her school choir. She would like to thank her family for all their support, and thanks the entire Cast and Staff for all their hard work on this show!

Abbey Harwell (NYE Party Kid/Thespian) is 7 years old and this is her second show. She has been working hard to memorize her lines and dances and is excited to sing in the HSM Megamix. She has been working hard listening to and learning all the songs from High School Musical. She would like to thank her friends and family for all their support, as well as the entire High School Musical cast for all their hard work on this show, and a special thank you to Ms. K, Mr. Joseph, Ms. Mel, and the entire TBE staff for making this production amazing.

Maya Harwell (NYE Party Kid/ Thespian) is 7 years old and is in the 1st grade. This is her third performance with Top Billing Entertainment. She is excited about performing even with a broken leg. The TBE family has been amazingly supportive and made sure she is included as much as possible. She would like to thank her family for all their support and for coming to see the show. Maya would also like to thank the entire TBE staff especially Ms. K., Mr. Joseph, and Ms. Mel for making this production possible and give many thanks to the whole High School Musical cast!

Zoe Harwell (Braniac/Skater) is 11 years old and is in the a 6th grade.High School Musical with Top Billing Entertainment is her second show. She has been thoroughly enjoying all aspects of the experience and looks forward to many more shows with TBE. She would like to thank her friends and family for all their support, as well as the High School Musical cast for all their hard work on this show, and a special thank you to Ms. K, Mr. Joseph, Ms. Mel, and the entire TBE staff for making this production amazing.

Cruz Hernandez (NYE Party Kid/Thespian) is 6 years old and this is his 5th show with Top Billing Entertainment. He can’t wait for you to see him sing his heart out and dance his feet off in High School Musical. He would like to thank Frankie for being a great “big” to him and all of his Top Billing teachers for all their love, patience, and dedication they show each and every day!

Cyress Hernandez (Martha, Jazz Cast) is 11 years old and this is her 8th show with Top Billing Entertainment. She is so excited to be playing the role of Martha Cox, the brainiac with a secret love for hip hop. She would like to thank Ms. K for being the best Gla-Ma and for always going above and beyond to ensure a successful show! She would also like to thank Ms. Mel and Mr. Joseph for always pushing her to be her best and for being amazing role models.

Michael Herrera (Troy, Jazz Cast) is 12 years old,and is in 7th Grade. This is Michael’s 1st show with Top Billing. Besides this production he has also been in other musicals including 101 Dalmatians and Wrapping All The Way. His passion for music comes alive through his singing and guitar playing. He is very grateful that Top Billing has given him this opportunity to play Troy. He would also like to thank all of his friends and family for their support, especially to his mom, which without her none of this would be possible.

Audrey Krok (Gabriella, Spirit Cast) is currently a freshman in high school. Her favorite past roles are, John Napoleon Darling in Peter Pan and Flotsam in Disney’s Little Mermaid. She would like to thank Ms. K for believing in her and giving her opportunities to grow as a performer for the past 8 years. She would also like to thank her family and friends for their love and support. Finally, thank you to the entire cast and crew and all the people behind the scenes making this show possible.

Rhiannon Lallathin (Ensemble) is 12 years old and is excited to be performing in Frozen Jr. She has appeared onstage three times before in Top Billing Entertainment’s productions of Beauty and The Beast and The Little Mermaid. She has also been in San Dimas High School’s production of Big Fish. She would like to thank the cast and crew for all of their hard work and for making this a great experience.

Lucas Longoria (Chad, Spirit Cast) is 15 years old. High School Musical is his 2nd Top Billing musical and 5th overall. Some of his favorite roles have been Cogsworth in Beauty and the Beast, and Kristoff in TBE’s production of Frozen Jr. In addition to musicals, Lucas is a part of Ms. Eileen’s acting class. Lucas would like to thank his parents, Ms. K, Mr. Joseph, Ms. Mel, Ms. Eileen and the rest of the TBE family for their love and support.

This is Mikayla Lopez’s (NYE Party Kid/Thespian) first show and she is having so much fun! Thank you to her parents and family for their support and to the TBE Staff for making it all possible.

Jaxson Dylan Loza (Chad, Jazz Cast) is 10 years old and is in the 4th grade. He enjoys participating in musicals, being a part of his school choir club, and collecting Funko Pops and LEGO figures. He also loves to read in his spare time. The Lion King was his first show with Top Billing Entertainment and was very excited to portray Young Simba. He participated in several musical productions prior to Top Billing Entertainment’s production of The Lion King. Jaxson is excited to participate in HSM Jr., and can’t wait to make more memories with the awesome staff and cast members. He would like to thank his family and friends for all of their support, and thank Ms. K, Mr. Joseph, Ms. Mandy, and the entire TBE staff for guiding and encouraging him to do his best. To all of the cast members, Go Out There and Shine Bright, because why,….Stars Shine Bright!

Mia Malone (Mongo, Jazz Cast) is 10 years old. She has been performing with Top Billing Entertainment since she was 4 years old. Top Billing helped nurture and encourage her love for the arts. Her exuberant and bubbly personality makes watching her on stage such a complete joy. Her magical talent and love for the arts is only matched by her kind and thoughtful heart. Mia Bug, Mommy and Daddy are so incredibly proud of the wonderful performer and the amazing person that you are! Keep reaching for the stars my little avocado!!!! Life is better when your always a little extra!

Rachel Meholovitch (Ensemble) is 14 years old and is in 8th grade. She has been with Top Billing since their production of Peter Pan. She is having a great time playing the role of Jamie. She wants to thank all the cast members for coming together and putting on a great show. A special thank you to Ms. K, Ms. Mel, Mr. Chris and Mr. Joseph and the rest of the TBE staff for all of their hard work and dedication.

Bella Novak (Ensemble) is 11 years old and this is her 4th musical and she enjoys dancing and singing. She would like to thank the Top Billing Entertainment directors, staff and choreographers for helping her improve and be a better performer. She looks forward to many more shows in the future.

Samatha Porter (Ensemble) is 13 years old and will be a freshman in high school next year. Growing up, Samantha was involved with dance at the age of 3 and participated in grade school choir. This is Samantha’s first Top Billing musical and she is so excited to be part of the team. All her life, Samantha has had an affinity for Disney and musicals. Samantha appreciates Top Billing for providing the opportunity to be a part of High School Musical Jr.

This is Makayla Prinkki’s (NYE Party Kid/Thespian) 3rd show with TBE. She has discovered she enjoys musical theater and the comradery that goes along with it. Makayla stays very busy participating in tap, ballet, girl scouts and playing soccer and basketball. She loves hanging out with people and has appreciated the support the teachers at TBE have shown her as a new performer.

Noelle Prinkki (NYE Party Kid/Thespian) loves to sing and dance. She is only 9 years old, but dreams of joining dance team and being even more involved with TBE. This is her 4th TBE show and 5th overall. Noelle currently takes tap and ballet classes. She also participates in soccer, basketball and girl scouts, but dance is her favorite. We love TBE and Ms. K because they welcome everyone no matter who they are or what their abilities are. Everyone is valid and important. Thank you Ms. K!

Emma Rafter (Susan) is 12 years old and is in the 6th grade. Emma has been taking classes and performing at Top Billing for almost three years and her favorite role was playing Flounder in The Little Mermaid. During this time she has grown so much and learned a great deal, including how much she loves to be on stage and perform. Emma wants to thank all of her family and friends for loving and supporting her. And of course, she wants to thank Top Billing and all of the teachers and volunteers who work so hard to make it possible.

Jessica Ray (Jamie, Jazz Cast) is 8 years old and a 3rd grader. This is her 11th play. She is excited to be a featured tapper. She loves gymnastics, slime, legos, dancing, singing, and participating in the plays the best! She’d like to thank her loyal fan club, especially GM, GP, Mama, Carrot, and Skunk. Thanks also to her TBE family, you are all THE BEST!!! Enjoy the play.

Brielle Salles (Kelsi, Spirit Cast) is a singer, actress, and dancer. This is her fourth show with Top Billing, but has done dance team in the past. Prior to Top Billing was in Peter Pan as Tootles, Wizard of Oz, and Cinderella as Fairy Godmother, and most recently Sven in TBE’s Production of Frozen Jr. She loves to go on stage and tell a story. She is so blessed to be given the opportunity to shine. Brielle is grateful for the bonds and memories she has made with Top Billing and cant wait to see what is in store. Brielle also would like to thank her directors for always believing in her, and most of all Ms.K! She is so thankful for Ms.K and her amazing teaching abilities. Thank you so much Ms.K for giving so many aspiring performers a place to blossom. We love you!

Madeline Scholefield (NYE Party Kid/Thespian) is 7 years old and this is her second year with Top Billing Entertainment. She is super excited to be a part of the High School Musical cast. Past credits include Hyena/Ensemble in the Lion King Jr TBE production, Peter Pan Pal in Karousel Kids production of Peter Pan. Madeline was also featured in Bonita Unified School District’s talent show with her rendition of “How Far I’ll Go” from the movie Moana and other featured musical performances with the Claremont Community School of Music. Madeline would like to thank her “Fam” for their support, her Mommy and Daddy for all the Uber services, and she is so happy for her friends & family that were able to come to watch her performance!

Savanna Silva (Ensemble) is 14 years old. She enjoys singing, dancing, and living life to the fullest! Thank you to her friends, family, and the Top Billing Staff for supporting her musical theater adventures.

Emma Smith (Sharpay, Jazz Cast) is 11 years old. She has been a part of Top Billing since she was 6 years old, and her favorite role (besides Sharpay), was playing Annie in TBE’s production of Annie Jr. Emma would like to thank her friends and family for all their love and support. Emma would also like to thank the entire HSM Cast for all their hard work on this show, while giving a special thank you to Ms. K, Rica, Mel, Joseph, and the entire TBE staff for making this production possible.

Amanda So (Sharpay, Spirit Cast) is 14 years old and is in the 8th grade. This is her second year at Top Billing Entertainment, and her 4th show out of 8 shows. She danced competitively for 6 years, and currently dances in the Launch 2 program at Brea Space, and also takes private voice lessons with Ms. K. Amanda would like to thank her family and friends for supporting her every step of the way, and would also like to thank Ms K, Mel, Rica, Rina, and Joseph for believing in her.

Kaylin So (Martha, Spirit Cast) is excited to be playing Marth Cox in High School Musical!! She loves dancing and singing more than she loves most things. She wants to thank her mom and dad for supporting her, and her friends for cheering her on!!

Hannah Spaulding (Ms. Darbus, Jazz Cast) attends Covina High School. She has been a part of Top Billing since she was 7 years old and her first show was “High School Muscial” Her favorite role was playing Ursula in TBE’s production of The Little Mermaid. She would like to thank her friends and family for all their support, and thank the entire High School Musical Cast for all their hard work on this show, while especially giving a special thank you to Ms. K, Mel, Rica, Joseph and the entire TBE staff for making this production possible.

Isabella Stoner-Villegas (Cathy) is in 7th grade. She loves her drama class and is a part of the Builder’s Club where they provide positive community outreach. This is Bella’s 4th show with TBE! She loves being a part of the TBE family and is excited to rock the house in High School Musical Jr!

Mateo Torres (Kratnoff) is a fun-loving 2nd grader who truly enjoys the Arts. He’s performed in various community celebrations, TBE musicals, and talent shows. Mateo would like to thank his family and friends for supporting him in pursuit of all his goals and dreams. With hard work and commitment, Mateo hopes to one day seeing his “name in lights.”

Hey wildcats! Danielle Ulery (Taylor, Jazz Cast) is so thankful to be playing Taylor McKessie in this amazing production of High School Musical. She would like to thank all of the directors for giving me this amazing opportunity, and for believing in her ability. She would also like to thank her cast members for making this experience amazing. She loves her Top Billing family and hopes you enjoy the show!

Katelynn Wavra (Cyndra, Spirit Cast) is 15 years old and is a sophomore in high school. This is her third production with Top Billing Entertainment, and she is so excited and blessed to be a lead dancer in High School Musical Jr. She also enjoys dancing, serving, and leadership at her school. She would like to most importantly thank God for blessing her with this opportunity. Katelynn also wants to thank her family and best friend for supporting and loving her. Lastly, she wants to thank the Top Billing family for being an amazing cast!

Gianna Ybarra (Ensemble) is a 14 year old and has been apart of Top Billing since she was 10 years old. So far she has been in 6 shows. Her favorite role was playing Grace in TBE’S production of Annie Jr. She would like to thank her family for taking her to all of the practices and not being too annoyed with hearing the music 24/7. She would also like to thank her friends for their support. A special thank you to Ms. K and all of her amazing staff members who make the shows happen.

Kennedy Young (Ensemble) is 10 years old and has been acting since she was 6 years old.T his is her first production with Top Billing and so far, it has been very welcoming and and very warm hearted. She loves meeting new people! On her spare time she also enjoys drawing. She hopes to improve her acting skills and become a better actor with TBE.

 

Cast One Liners

HSM Cast, you ROCK!! Love, Maddie Dominguez

HSM Crew, THANK YOU for being the BEST! Love, Dominguez Girls

Danea, keep shining bright, Bestie! Love you forever! ❤ Gracie

Jo’shmoe, blessed to perform with you “One Last Time” Love Grape

Brielle, love you forever, Savage Sister! Love Greg

Amanda, thanks for being the best default sister! Love Gracie

Audrey, loved getting to be your double! Love Gracie

Emma, thanks for all our BTS laughs! Miss you! Love Gracie

Michael, had the BEST time being your Gabriella! Love Gracie

Ms. K & David, THANK YOU for a MAGICAL MOVIE! Love the Dominguez Girls  

Frankie, my Croc Bro, thank you for always making me laugh! Love Gracie

I love you mommy and daddy. Thank you for always supporting me. You are the best parents! Love Danea

I love you Nana and Nene soooo much. Thank you for always supporting me. – Danea

To the entire cast of High School Musical, THANK YOU! It has been an honor working with each of you. Enjoy the show everyone! – Danea

Grace: I am so PROUD OF YOU. I love you Savage Sister❤️-Danea

 
Brielle: Thank you for making this so special. You mean so much to me savage sister❤️-Danea
 
Amanda: Thank you for being the best twin sister. I love you💗💙
-Danea
 
Maddie: I am so proud of you girlie❤️ Love you. – Danea
 
Audrey: You were amazing Gabriella. Love you❤️-Danea
 
Emma: You were FABULOUS💗 – Danea
 
Lead Dancers: You girls made this show spectacular ❤️- Danea
 
Ms. K and Mr. David: Thank you for making our dreams come true. I appreciate you both❤️- Danea
 
Ms. Mel: We appreciate all your time and hard work that you put into this movie. You are such a blessing to us all!❤️- Danea
 
Ms. Rica: Thank you for sharing your talent with us, you are amazing!❤️- Danea
 
Mr. Joseph: It has been a blessing to work with you. Thank you for all you have done, UNFORGETTABLE!❤️- Danea

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