Caleb Sellers – MATILDA Senior Spotlight

Caleb Sellers

What is your name? Caleb Sellers

What is your cast role or crew position in Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical? Miss Agatha Trunchbull

What is your favorite Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical quote, song or scene — and why? “Sometimes you have to be a little bit naughty” –This line really puts me in the magic of the show. It takes me back to childish memories that the show evokes.

How many Gibson Southern Theatre productions (including Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical) have you been a part of while in high school? I have done Vaudeville all 4 … READ MORE

Sydney Dixon – MATILDA Senior Spotlight

Sydney Dixon

What is your name? Sydney Dixon

What is your cast role or crew position in Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical? Big Kid

What is your favorite Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical quote, song or scene — and why? My favorite song from this musical would have to be ¨Naughty¨. Not just because of how catchy it is but because I love the message the song brings to the show. ¨But nobody else is gonna put it right for me, Nobody but me is gonna change my story, Sometimes you have to be a little bit naughty¨ is my … READ MORE

Jazlynn Cates – MATILDA Senior Spotlight

Jazlynn Cates

What is your name? Jazlynn Cates

What is your cast role or crew position in Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical? Mrs. Phelps

What is your favorite Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical quote, song or scene — and why? My favorite song from Matilda is “When I Grow Up”, because it reminds me a lot of my childhood. There is nothing more pure than swinging on the swings and watching the clouds, and the song just hits me a little different.

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Elizabeth Angermeier – MATILDA Senior Spotlight

Elizabeth Angermeier

What is your name? Elizabeth “Giz”  Angermeier

What is your cast role or crew position in Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical? I am a little kid named Alice.

What is your favorite Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical quote, song or scene — and why? It is very hard to pinpoint which is my favorite, but I love scene 4 which is the School Song. In order to put all of the blocks into the gate, we all have to work as a team or else it will all fall apart.

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Emma Greene – MATILDA Senior Spotlight

Emma Greene

What is your name? Emma Greene

What is your cast role or crew position in Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical? Orchestra Member- Clarinet

What is your favorite Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical quote, song or scene — and why? My favorite songs in the musical are Bruce and the Acrobat Stories because of the awkward chords. They sound cool.

How many Gibson Southern Theatre productions (including Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical) have you been a part of while in high school? I have been a part of 4 theatre productions: Cinderella, Newsies, It’s a Good Vaudeville READ MORE

Mary Hall – MATILDA Senior Spotlight

Mary Hall

What is your name? Mary Hall

What is your cast role or crew position in Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical? I am a dancer in the cast of Matilda and also am a part of the prep crew.

What is your favorite Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical quote, song or scene — and why? One of my favorite scenes in Matilda is Loud. The scene leading up to the dance is so funny and well performed. The dance is also very high energy and one of my favorite dances I’ve ever performed in my time in GSTD. This … READ MORE

Wade Happe – MATILDA Senior Spotlight

Wade Happe

What is your name? Wade Happe

What is your cast role or crew position in Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical? Mr. Harry Wormwood

What is your favorite Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical quote, song or scene — and why? Although all scenes with Miss Trunchbull are great, my favorite is the doctor scene when I get to say, “I can’t find his frank and Beans.”

How many Gibson Southern Theatre productions (including Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical) have you been a part of while in high school? I have been involved in all vaudevilles and musicals since my … READ MORE

Sydney Goedde – MATILDA Senior Spotlight

Sydney Goedde

What is your name? Sydney Goedde

What is your cast role or crew position in Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical? My Cast Role is Mrs. Wormwood.

What is your favorite Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical quote, song or scene — and why? I might be a little biased, but my favorite song is Loud because when I sing and act out the song I get to be myself.

How many Gibson Southern Theatre productions (including Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical) have you been a part of while in high school? 8

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Jarrett Klusmeier – MATILDA Senior Spotlight

Jarrett Klusmeier

What is your name? Jarrett Klusmeier

What is your cast role or crew position in Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical? Rudolpho

What is your favorite Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical quote, song or scene — and why? My favorite song is “When I Grow Up” because the song has a very deep meaning behind the childish lyrics the little kids sing.

How many Gibson Southern Theatre productions (including Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical) have you been a part of while in high school? 8

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Emily Spindler – MATILDA Senior Spotlight

Emily Spindler

What is your name? Emily Spindler

What is your cast role or crew position in Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical? The Acrobat’s Sister, Dancer, Prep Crew

What is your favorite Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical quote, song or scene — and why? “Nobody but me is gonna change my story.” I like this quote because it makes me feel in control of my life and my decisions. I love how it deems life as being like a story and portrays us as our own authors.

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Jeremy Sparacino – MATILDA Senior Spotlight

Jeremy Sparacino

What is your name? Jeremy Sparacino

What is your cast role or crew position in Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical? Henchmen #2

What is your favorite Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical quote, song or scene — and why? The Russian scene because I got to learn a bit of Russian.

How many Gibson Southern Theatre productions (including Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical) have you been a part of while in high school? 2

What is your favorite role, act, or show that you have been a part of in high school? Being Henchmen #2

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Grace Yockey – MATILDA Senior Spotlight

What is your name? Grace Yockey

What is your cast role or crew position in Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical? Trumpet 2

What is your favorite Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical quote, song or scene — and why? Probably Naughty because of how the lyrics really fit with what I play at times.

How many Gibson Southern Theatre productions (including Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical) have you been a part of while in high school? Just Matilda

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Megan Niehaus – MATILDA Senior Spotlight

Megan Niehaus

What is your name? Megan Niehaus

What is your cast role or crew position in Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical? Dancer/ Makeup Crew Head

What is your favorite Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical quote, song or scene — and why? LOUD bc I love the flashy costumes and over the top singing. It is very extra and me.

How many Gibson Southern Theatre productions (including Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical) have you been a part of while in high school? I have been a part of 4 vaudvilles, 4 musicals, and 3 YPP.

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River Epperson – MATILDA Senior Spotlight

River Epperson

What is your name? River Epperson

What is your cast role or crew position in Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical? Birthday Dad & Mic Crew

What is your favorite Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical quote, song or scene — and why? “Just because you find that life’s not fair, it doesn’t mean that you just have to grin and bear it.” I feel like this lyric is a great reminder that even if you feel like you’re stuck in a terrible situation, you can always do something to make your situation better.

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Devon Bullock – MATILDA Senior Spotlight

Devon Bullock

What is your name? Devon Bullock

What is your cast role or crew position in Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical? Big Kid

What is your favorite Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical quote, song or scene — and why? “Mom says I’m a good case for population control”

How many Gibson Southern Theatre productions (including Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical) have you been a part of while in high school? I have been a part of 10 theater productions with 4 vaudevilles, 4 musicals, and 2 ITS regionals productions.

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