Matt Shingledecker


Born and raised in Charleston, Matt Shingledecker* began his career in Kindergarten as the Caboose in O’Quinn’s production of The Little Engine That Could. Throughout his formative years he performed all over Chucktown at Porter-Gaud, Charleston Youth Co., South of Broadway Theater Co., Footlight Players, Spoleto, and Charleston Stage Company where he played another prophet, Joseph in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. He earned his BFA in Music Theater at Elon University where he played the titular role of the Phantom (The Phantom of the Opera) before joining the Broadway and First National Touring Company of Spring Awakening as Georg. Other Broadway credits include: Fiyero (Wicked) and Tony (West Side Story). Off-Broadway: Roger (Rent – Original Revival Cast). National Tours: Fiyero (Wicked) and Enjolras (Les Misérables) which came to the North Charleston Performing Arts Center back in 2018. In addition to multiple TV (Blue Bloods) and film credits, he recently made his directorial debut in Santa Barbara, CA for Epicurean, directing and starring in such classics as Noel Coward’s Private Lives and Edward Albee’s The Zoo Story. Currently performing as Disney’s Broadway Guest Artist playing both King Triton (The Little Mermaid) and Jafar (Aladdin). Featured duet on album (So This is Love) with Caitlin Finnie, accompanied by Abdiel Iriarte. Member of Actors Equity.

Doug Carpenter


Doug Carpenter* graduated from the Las Vegas Academy of Performing Arts and received a BM in Voice Performance from UNLV and a MM in Voice Performance from UCLA. As a talented classical crossover performer, Doug has won both the American Traditions Competition (2011) and the Lotte Lenya Competition (2013). He has performed principal contracts on Equity National Tours, the Broadway Stage, and numerous regional equity theatres around the country. He has done LA studio work, commercial voice overs, sung principal roles with regional opera companies, entertained on major cruise lines, and almost became a Korean pop star! Currently, Doug teaches voice and musical theatre while finishing his doctorate (DMA) at UNLV. Selected Credits: Broadway: Nick (Beautiful, Carole King Musical). National Tour: Billy (Dirty Dancing). Regional: Cable (South Pacific)- Papermill Playhouse, Joey (Most Happy Fella) – Goodspeed Opera House and Dallas Lyric, Lancelot (Camelot) – Pasadena Playhouse, Curly (Oklahoma) – Penn Shakes, FCLO Music Theatre, Tony (West Side Story) – FCLO, Prince (Cinderella) – Civic Light Opera, Chris (Miss Saigon) – Moonlight Amphitheatre, Gatsby (Baz) – Venetian Hotel Casino, Billy (Carousel) – Music Theatre West. Member of Actors Equity.

Tiffany Parker


Theatre was always a passion for Tiffany. While growing up in Charleston, she performed locally in many theatrical productions. After completing her BA degree in English and Communications at Queens College in Charlotte, she followed her dreams and braved the NYC theatre world, gaining a lot of experience in auditioning and performing in a variety of gigs. This led to becoming a production singer for cruise lines, giving her the opportunity to travel the world for five years before returning to Charleston, post 9-11. Local theatre credits include Dock Street Theatre productions (Last Night of Ballyhoo), (Bat Boy) and (Anything Goes). She has been a regular performer in the Moranz productions since 2002.

Caitlin Finnie


Caitlin Finnie* grew up in Calgary, AB and the Woodlands, TX and was cast in her first community at the age of 12 (Les Misérables). She performed in school and community productions through college. She completed her music degree at Northwestern University having studied voice and opera at the Bienen School of Music and Musical Theatre. Career highlights include playing Christine/alt for the World Broadway Tour of Phantom of the Opera, Cosette (u/s) & Ensemble for the North American Broadway Tour of Les Misérables, and Antonia (Man of La Mancha) –Riverside. Released debut album C’est ca l’amour – So This is Love. Currently in NYC teaching voice, acting, and audition prep. Member of Actors Equity.

Damon McToy


Damon McToy*, a native from Harrisburg, PA, was introduced to the stage at age six as Boat Boy (South Pacific), leading to a life in the performance world. He studied at The University of The Arts in Philadelphia with a focus on Musical Theater – Vocal Performance. Favorite roles include Sky Masterson (Guys and Dolls) and Jekyll/Hyde (Jekyll and Hyde the Musical – Kellogg Music Center, Benny (RENT) – San Antonio Public, and an international tour (Sister Act the Musical). He has worked for several cruise lines including Princess Cruises and Holland. Featured soloist with multiple symphonies including Battle Creek Symphony Orchestra and the Santa Rosa Symphony Orchestra. Member of Actors Equity.

Matthew Billman


Matthew Billman* was raised in San Diego and started singing as a soprano at 4. He studied voice at Stanford while earning his BS in Bioinformatics and Stem Cell Biology, and Musical Improv at OperaWorks LA. He was founder and former CEO of an AI company. Notable roles include Off-Broadway: Ash/Vin/Bass (The Imbible), Will (Island Song), Father (Sub, Ragtime on Ellis). Regional: Phantom (Phantom of the Opera), Valjean (Le Misérables), Che (Evita), Phoebus (Hunchback of Notre Dame). NATS National Champion, Music Theatre 2015. Currently tours globally with the Jersey Tenors, and lives in Brooklyn Heights, NY. Member of Actors Equity.

Manny Houston


Manny is from Charleston, SC and graduated from College of Charleston with a degree in Classical Piano performance to compliment his natural talents in voice and stage presentation. Career highlights include recent Broadway tour/Las Vegas: (Lin Manuel’s Freestyle Love Supreme), Off-Broadway: Man 2 (Forbidden Broadway: Next Generation), Paramount Theatre – Lola (Kinky Boots). Locally: Soloist/pianist/performer in Brad Moranz’s Revues at the Charleston Music Hall, Forte Jazz Lounge and the Charleston Jazz Orchestra (Jazz on Broadway).

Maddie Casto


Maddie Casto is a graduate of Wright State University with a BFA in Musical Theatre. Originally from Columbus, she has lived and worked across the country from New York to Las Vegas. Favorite regional roles include Greta (Witness for the Prosecution) with Tony Nominee Alan Campbell, Miss Hannigan (Annie), Eliza (The Curious Case of the Watson Intelligence), Mattie Fae Aiken (August) – Osage County, Widow Corney (Oliver!), DeeDee (The D*Word) -Las Vegas, Swill (How I Became A Pirate) – National Tour, My Princess Diana (Brian Ray Norris Benefit for Broadway Cares), The Savannah Sipping Society (Marlafay Mosely), Steeple People (Lola), Rosemary Clooney u/s (Tenderly: The Rosemary Clooney Musical). Local favorites include Company Member (Black Fedora Comedy Murder Mystery Theatre), Janet Compton (The Brain That Wouldn’t Die), Ollie Fitster/Betty (Boogie Woogie Bugle Gals) Sally Sherman (Run Around Sue) Mona Perkins (Groovy Kinda Love) Sally and Betty (Jingle Bell Hop), Mama Cass (BANDSTAND!), and Ethel Merman, Rosemary Clooney, and Judy Garland (Hollywood! The Golden Age).

Brandon L. Joyner


Brandon is a performer and playwright born and bred in Charleston, SC with a unique blend of singing and acting talent along with impeccable comedic timing. He holds a degree in Vocal Performance with a concentration in Opera from the College of Charleston. Favorite performances include Elvis (Rock and Roll Heaven), Seymour (Little Shop of Horrors), Bobby (Company), Albin (La Cage aux Folles.) He is an award-winning Stand-Up Comedian and an Emmy Nominee for his work on the College of Charleston Yuletide Madrigal Feast. Brandon earned recognition as playwright with his scripts (Shelter in Place, Timeshare, Eggs) as a quarterfinalist in The Finish Line Script Competition and finalist in the Beyond The Curve International Film Festival. As member of SAG-AFTRA Union, he was a contributing writer the television show, Army Wives. Not only did Brandon help to create Shortwave Kitsch, a unique and clever series of stage presentations of vintage radio-era programs, he is also a lead performer.

Michael Catangay


Originally from New Jersey, Michael graduated from the University of Miami, FL with a BS in Advertising, and a BA in Theatre Performance. He has acted on stages in Miami, Atlanta, and New York City. Notable roles include Mr. Wormwood (Matilda), Paul (Moon Over Buffalo), Adam (Next Fall) and Ira (Brooklyn Boy) and he is currently a regular on the Shortwave Kitsch show. Michael received three Theatre Charleston Awards for best supporting actor, best actor in a musical, and best ensemble. As playwright, he co-founded the Deuce Theatre in Park Circle, producing original shows for several years. Two of Michael’s screenplays have placed in several screenplay competitions, and he recently pitched his first tv show.

Michael Minor


Michael’s career began in community theatre taking leads in many productions (Oklahoma, Damn Yankees, Pajama Game and others) until he landed an original role at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas (Caesar’s Magical Empire.) Michael then became a Lead Vocalist and Emcee in Musical Revues around the country. Currently, Michael currently headlines his own One-Man Variety Show on Luxury Cruise Lines and Resorts. He is a regular cast member in Brad and Jennifer Moranz Productions in his home base of Charleston. Michael’s TV and Film credits include National and Regional Commercials, and a role in Tom Cruise’s film (Jack Reacher).

Ripley Swisher


Ripley moved to Charleston from Indianapolis at the age of five, just in time to begin his performing career. He studies acting with the Musical Theatre Center, voice with Diana Flaherty and dance with the Palmetto City Ballet while attending the East Cooper Montessori Charter School. Notable roles: Pugsley Addams (Addams Family) – Dock Street Theatre/Charleston Stage and Flounder (The Little Mermaid) – Queen Street Playhouse/Musical Theatre. Ripley’s got his own giant dreams – of Broadway someday!

Devon Brunson


Devon, a South Carolina native, started performing in choirs at the age of 8 which led to community theatre productions such as Aladdin (Aladdin) and more recently Patrick (Spongebob the Musical). Devon recently graduated from the Charleston School of the Arts where he delighted audiences with his performance of Enjolras (Les Misérables) and the Phantom (The Phantom of the Opera). He has sung with the North Charleston Pops and Charleston Symphony, and currently serves as cantor at Holy Spirit Catholic Church. Currently is studying voice at the College of Charleston.

Brett Hunter


Brett has been active in musical theatre around Charleston since he was 11. He played Jack (Newsies), Seymour (Little Shop of Horrors), Sebastian (Little Mermaid), and Beadie Bamford (Sweeney Todd) with FAME Performing Arts. Graduate of the Charleston County School of the Arts, he gained notoriety performing at the Gaillard Center as Marius Pontmercy (Les Misérables) and Raoul de Changy (Phantom of the Opera). Brett has sung with both the Charleston Opera Theater and the North Charleston POPS. Brett is currently attending College of Charleston, studying performance.

Samuel Stevenson


Samuel is an operatic tenor from Goose Creek, SC. He grew up singing in various choirs, but began serious opera study his junior year of college. He graduated from University of South Carolina with a BS in Exercise Science and a Performance Certificate for Opera. He studies with Dimitri Pittas of HALO in Charleston and was accepted into the Manhattan School of Music Master’s program. Notable roles: Giuseppe (La Traviata), Elder Hayes (Susanna), Steward (Into the Woods), Dick McGann & Abe Kaplan (Street Scene), Don Curzio (Le Nozze di Figaro), as well as parts in Carousel and Carmen.

Luke Jones


Originally from Ohio, now calling Summerville home, Luke has performed in productions throughout the Lowcountry since he was 12 at the Rollings School of the Arts. Luke was selected for the South Carolina All-State Choirs in middle and high school and was chosen as a state soloist. Currently a Vocal student at Charleston Southern University, he was a Regional Qualifier with the National Association of Teachers of Singing. Notable roles include Nicely Nicely Johnson (Guys and Dolls), Sebastian (The Little Mermaid), Joseph (Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat) and Horton (Seussical the Musical, Jr). Luke is a tenor soloist for House Theatre productions and the Lowcountry Pianist & Company. He is a performing member of the Charleston Caroling Company and a Church Cantor.

Aidan Anderson


Aidan had his first professional singing experience at the age of five in the Charleston Piccolo Spoleto scene. He spent over ten years singing, dancing, and acting with the Charleston Youth Company Performing Arts group. He has toured as part of a featured act with the Wonderland Circus and regularly appears as guest vocalist in other variety shows.

Russell Anderson


A native of Charleston, Russell performs regularly as guest variety artist nationally and abroad, bringing his unique blend of illusionist and singing skills to the stage. Career highlights: featured on HBO (The Righteous Gemstones), In Concert in Las Vegas, USO Shows, Opryland and the ‘Opry alongside country greats like Clint Black, in the Circus (The Singing Ringmaster), and a one-man singing illusionist show (Magical Showman) on luxury cruise lines. Regional theatre credits include Riff (West Side Story), Barnaby Tucker (Hello Dolly), Lead Male (My Way: Tribute to Frank Sinatra). He and his wife are currently renovating the Fusion Theatre near Lake Marion preparing for the Lake Marion Magic Show.

Jordan Benton Giancursio


A native of Charleston, Jordan launched her dancing career with Moranz Entertainment in 2012 while attending the Charleston County School of the Arts. She is a graduate of the College of Charleston, double majoring in Dance and Theatre. In addition to regularly working with Brad and Jennifer Moranz, she has performed with Pauletta Washington and The Charleston Pops. Jordan’s work engages a form of video artistry that is a collaboration of storytelling and dance. Projects have included working with award winning artist Marcus Amaker, World Renown Celloist Wade Davis (CNN), Gino Castillo (Cha Cha Charleston), Yuhas and Dancers, Carlos Brown, Glory Comes, Selah, and an Apple marketing campaign. Her dance was highlighted at the Juneteenth Freedom Festival and American Oxygen Gala.

Joshua Blauch


Joshua is a Low Country native who has been performing in theatre productions since he was eight, following in the musical footsteps of his sister, Rachel Premo, the pianist for Daniel and the Kings. Favorite roles include Gaston (Beauty and the Beast Jr), Bert (Mary Poppins Jr), Electric Skate (SpongeBob), and Tzar (Anastasia). He is also an accomplished solo violinist, performing with groups and private events.


Annalisa Blevins


Annalisa has been performing and sharing her musical gifts since she was 2 years old; her first gigs were churches and nursing homes! By 7, she started in musicals (Fiddler on the Roof). By 8, she recorded her first song. Turned professional by age 15 and later won the Great American Songbook Competition. Favorite roles include Miss Adelaide (Guys and Dolls), Georgia (Curtains), Hansel (Humperdinck’s – Hansel and Gretel), and Celisse (Godspell). She currently studies Vocal Performance at Charleston Southern University under Ricard Bordas, training in Opera and Musical Theater.

Tori Edwards


Born and raised in SC, Tori fell in love with dancing at a very young age. She went on to study ballet, tap, hip-hop, jazz, and commercial dance. She broke into the industry in LA at the age of 18, then spent a decade traveling around the world performing on land behind multiple artists across Europe and China and at sea (Princess Cruises). Musical theatre credits include Rock Opera, Born To Dance, Sweet Soul Music, Hot Latin Nights and TransAmerica. She is represented by represented by the Go2Talent Agency.

Katrina Fralin


Katrina is a Lowcountry native who has had a passion for theatre from the age of 3, performing with church troupes and local theatrical programs like S.H.E.E.P and House Theatre (Moana, Junie B. Jones, Mary Poppins). Katrina recently played the feisty and spirited role of Sally Brown (You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown).

Willard Hurley


Willard moved to Charleston from Annapolis, Maryland where he is and currently is studying Musical Theater with Charleston Academy of Musical Theatre while attending Lucy Beckham High School. Favorite roles include Schroeder (You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown), Henry (Next to Normal), and Nicely Nicely Johnson (Guys and Dolls Jr). He was awarded a superior rating at the South Carolina Thespian Conference and was chosen for the Thespian Conference Showcase.

Meredith Lane


Meredith is a Music Education student with a focus in Choral/Vocal Music at Charleston Southern University (CSU). Originally from Mullins, South Carolina, she began studying music at the age of 6. Vocal awards included NATS Musical Theatre Competition Regional Qualifier and placed in the finals of the Conway Superstar Competition. Once at CSU, she joined the Lyric Theatre group. Her favorite roles at the university have been Sarah Brown (Guys and Dolls), Niki Harris (Curtains), Gretel (Hansel and Gretel – Opera), and Percy Talbott (The Spitfire Grill).

Adelaide Grace Lovelady


Originally from Georgia, Adelaide now calls Charleston home. Graduate of CSU with degree in Marketing, she continues to passionately pursue her “minor” of Theatre. In addition to performing, Adelaide spends her summers directing musicals with House Theatre Company. Notable roles include: Golde (Fiddler on the Roof), Connie (The 1940s Radio Hour) – Footlight Players, Gertrude McFuzz (Seussical The Musical) – CSU, and Annie (Boundless the Musical) -Flowertown. Ensemble/understudy roles: (Chicago, Anything Goes).

Marin Bronk Lutz


Marin began dancing at the age of two and has performed ever since. He is a dance major at the Charleston County School of the Arts and an advanced track member for Dance Lab’s Empowered Company. He is recipient of dance merit scholarship and awards for his work as a soloist as well as duets, trios, small groups, and large productions. He trains, performs, and competes year-round, including summer intensives: Nashville Ballet (TN), Cosmopolitan Ballet Theatre (MA), Ruth Page School of Dance International Dance Experience (IL), Aria Ballet Intensive (CA), and AMDA College of the Performing Arts (CA). Participated in the National High School Dance Festival in PA and is a dance ambassador for the Ignite Dance Competition.

Elizabeth McDuffie


Elizabeth began dancing at the age of 5, with training in ballet, modern, jazz, hip hop and tap. Elizabeth has trained at Charleston City Ballet, Dance Lab, and graduated from the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in New York City. She has worked with numerous professionals in the industry including Ramon Galindo, Mia Michaels, Miguel Robinson, Michael McCrary, and Laurena Barros (Anything Goes). Currently is a member of Unbound Ballet Project under the direction of Crystal Wellman.

Georgia Milligan


Georgia a native of Charleston, SC and is a junior at Porter Gaud School. She began dancing at the age of 4 years old at Trudy’s School of Dance. She has been dancing at Dance Lab for 5 years and is a very active member of their Empowered Company performance and competition team. Recent highlights include performing in Rat King with Dance Lab, Seasons with Annex Dance Company and as Dorothy in Dance Lab’s Emerald City. Georgia is excited and honored to have the opportunity to perform in Daniel and the Kings.

Silas Paul


Silas, a Charleston native, is currently a student at Veritas Classical School. His introduction to the stage was through competitive tap and hip hop dancing beginning age of 7. Silas and his dance team won many awards as they performed across the Southeast. Recent local community theatrical credits include Olaf (Frozen Jr) and ensemble (Mary Poppins) with the House Theatre program.

Judah Radin


Judah Radin is from Summerville. He has appeared in multiple SHEEP and House Productions including Lennie (Junie B. Jones Jr.), Young Simba (Lion King Jr) and the Ensemble (Little Women). A voice student of Rachel Premo, he sings with his siblings in the RiverSpark Band and with the Youth Worship Team. He has a heart and gifting for songwriting.

Neriya Radin


Local Neriya Radin made her stage debut with SHEEP in 5th grade as Belle (Beauty and the Beast Jr). Other SHEEP & House Theatre productions include Junie B. Jones (Junie B. Jones Jr.), Bert (Mary Poppins Jr.), Adult Simba (The Lion King Jr.),  Neleus (Mary Poppins), plus ensembles (Spongebob, Anastasia, Little Women). A competitive gymnast for several years, she trained in tap and jazz with House Dance and works as Choreographer for The Class Acting Summer Camp. A voice student of Rachel Premo, she is member of a sibling youth band, RiverSpark and is a worship leader.

Shalom Daniel Radin


Shalom Daniel Radin from Summerville is the youngest of his musical family, three of which are in this production. Besides performing with the RiverSpark sibling band and taking voice lessons, he found his way onto ensembles for House Theatre (Little Women) and SHEEP Theatre (The Lion King Jr.).

Kerri Roberts


Kerri has always been a Carolina girl. She was born and raised in Florence, SC, spent years in Columbia, and moved to Summerville just in time for this show. Kerri holds BM and MM degrees in Vocal Performance from Columbia College and USC respectively. She was a two-time district winner and regional finalist for the Metropolitan Opera Competition and was the recipient of several prestigious awards for excellence in opera and musical theater, including first runner-up in the National Association of Teachers of Singing Young Artist Competition. Kerri has had the privilege of performing locally, regionally, and internationally in every genre from opera and oratorio to musical theater, big band, pop, and contemporary worship. Favorite roles include Despini (Cosi Fan Tutte), Maria (West Side Story), and Eliza Doolittle (My Fair Lady). In addition to performing, Kerri and her spouse and her family of five children served on the mission field in Zambia, Africa for seven life-changing years. They now run an international mission’s organization called Africa Freedom Mission.

Luke Royce


Luke Royce is from Summerville, SC. He is a homeschooler, loves sports of all kinds, and is an avid reader. Luke ‘s theatre debut was a lead role in House Theatre as Kristoff (Frozen Jr).

Lesa Gregory Spillers


Lesa was born into a military family and has been blessed to sing in many places in the US and abroad, including the St. Mary’s Cathedral in England. She graduated from the College of Charleston with a degree in Music focused on vocal performance and has been active singing in community venues and churches since. Local highlights include: Piccolo Spoleto and the Spoleto Festival of Churches as member of the Singers of Summerville, St. Phillips Church, Robert’s of Charleston, and currently with the Levite Ministry at North Palm Church.

Aubri Strutz


Aubri began her theatrical career at the age of 6. Notable roles include Young Amy (Little Women) – House Theatre, Grand Duchess Maria (Anastasia) and Maria (Sound of Music Jr.) – SHEEP Musical Theatre. Multi-talented, Aubri has years of piano, choir, and dance and served as the Assistant Music Director for Mary Poppins – House Theatre. She has a heart for mission and a desire to serve.

Michael Trimboli


Michael is a Charleston Southern University student from Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, majoring in Music Education with a focus in Choral/Voice music. He started in the ensemble at the age of 8 (Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat) at the Palace Theatre in Columbus, Ohio. In Columbus he has been part of a group called the Butterfly Guild, performing Broadway-quality musicals like Seussical the Musical and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Ballroom dance trained from age 6 to 15, he dances with the group, Invitation to Dance, in Hilliard, Ohio. Favorite roles at CSU include Aaron Fox (Curtains) and Sky Masterson (Guys & Dolls).

Veronica Wilt


Veronica, originally from Southern California, recently moved to Charleston from Brooklyn, New York. She has been performing along the East Coast since graduating from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor in Theater Performance. Career highlights include many Cabaret stages in New York City as well as the Norwegian Cruise Line Creative Studios and Oceania Cruise Line. Since her move to Charleston, she has sung regularly at the Forte Jazz Lounge and with the North Charleston POPS, the Emerald Empire band, and High Five, a local hit cover band. She is also the Assistant Creative Director and a performer with SoftShoe Studios.

*The Actor appears through the courtesy of Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States.