Meet the Cast: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA US Tour- Part 2!
Just last week, Cameron Mackintosh and Andrew Lloyd Webber's Really Useful Group announced the casting and initial tour schedule for their spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera launching a major North American Tour in Providence, R.I. at the Providence Performing Arts Center. With newly reinvented staging and stunning scenic design, this new version of PHANTOM, the most successful musical of all-time, will be performed by a cast and orchestra of 52, making this one of the largest productions on tour in North America. Meet the rest of the cast below! CLICK HERE to meet the rest of the cast.
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Corps de Ballet, u/s Meg Giry
NYC: Once We Lived Here (Off-Broadway); Bull Durham the Musical(Workshop). Regional: Hello, Dolly! (Ford's Theatre); The Madness of May(Thalian Hall); Disney's Wishes (Original Cast). Australian Credits: Guys & Dolls (Regal Theatre), Seussical the Musical (Playhouse Theatre), The Marriage of Figaro, Coram Boy, The Crucible(WAAPA). Proud graduate of the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA). Thank you to my family and friends for all their love and support and my team at The Gage Group.
Corps de Ballet
Anjelica began her career at the young age of 7, when she performed leading child roles in New York City Ballet's The Nutcracker as well asSleeping Beauty and others at the New York State Theater, Kennedy Center and Saratoga Springs Performing Arts Center. She studied at The School of American Ballet and San Francisco Ballet, and was awarded scholarships to Joffrey Ballet in NYC and Kirov Academy. At age 16, she worked with Susan Stroman on Little Dancer Workshop at Lincoln Center Theatre playing the role of Marceline. Anjelica completed her classical training with the esteemed EdWard Ellison of Ellison Ballet. The Phantom of the Opera is Anjelica's first National Tour.
Corps de Ballet
Ramona is from Berkeley, CA where she began her training at Berkeley Ballet Theater. She went on to earn a BFA in dance from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts where she performed in works by William Forsyth and Ronald K Brown. Ramona danced the principal role of 'Betsy' in the touring production of Twyla Tharp's Come Fly Away. She has also performed with Cherylyn Lavagnino Dance, Sidra Bell, and Oakland Ballet among others.
Corps de Ballet
Abigail is a New York City native. She received training at the School of American Ballet where she danced numerous children's roles with New York City Ballet and New York City Opera where she had the pleasure of performing the "Little Girl" in 110 in the Shade with Susan Stroman choreography. Ms. Mentzer danced as a Soloist with the Pennsylvania Ballet for 11 years. In that time she performed many works by world renowned choreographers including the Pas de Quatre in Christopher Wheeldon's Swan Lake, Jerome Robbins' Afternoon of a Faun and "Hermia" in George Balanchine's A Midsummer Night's Dream. Movie credits include Corps de Ballet dancer in Darren Aronofsky's BLACK SWAN. Ms. Mentzer was named Pointe Magazine's "Very Impressive Performer" in 2008. She would like to thank her family and friends for their love and support.
Lily Rose Peck
Corps de Ballet
Lily is proud and very excited to be joining this new cast of The Phantom of the Opera! After closing the last US National tour of Phantom, she is glad to be back doing a show she loves so much. Lily graduated from the Kirov Academy of Ballet, studied on scholarship with The Alvin Ailey School and American Ballet Theater where she won the Coca-Cola National Training Scholarship. Her other credits include Aspen/Santa Fe Ballet and The Santa Fe Opera. Much thanks to family and friends who have inspired and supported me throughout my life. Love you all!
Corps de Ballet, u/s Meg Giry, Dance Captain
Tara, a Kansas City native, is classically trained in both ballet and voice, having studied with The Kansas City Ballet, Ballet School of Chicago, American Ballet Theatre, Milwaukee Ballet, North Carolina School of the Arts with Melissa Hayden and the Music Arts Institute. Favorite credits include: Spamalot (2nd National Tour), The Phantom of the Opera(European Tour), Hello, Dolly! (Dance Captain), Guys & Dolls (Havana Specialty), Steel Pier (Precious McGuire), Children of Eden (Yonah) andCats (Rumpleteazer). Thank you so much to Ann, my mom and dad for their love and support, Ms. Jane, Niko and my shiny new husband, Glenn.
Corps de Ballet
Micki is thrilled to be a part of the Phantom family. NYC: The Chase Brock Experience, New York Theatre Ballet. International Tours: Zorro (Dance Captain). Regional: How To Succeed in Business (Goodspeed Opera). Commercial: Dance On Broadway (Nintendo Wii & PS3). Choreography credits: The Tempest (Associate/The Public/NYC), Chase Brock's The Nutcracker (Assistant/Flat Rock Playhouse), Pippin (Assistant/Kansas City Repertory Theater). Micki is also a voiceover artist. Thanks to Take 3 and much love to my family! mickiweiner.com
Adam is thrilled to be joining the Phantom Phamily with this iconic production! Favorites: On Your Toes (Encores!), Tamar of the River(Prospect Theatre), Yeoman of the Guard (NYGASP), The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity (Caldwell Theatre), In Transit, Dr. Zhivago (pre-Broadway readings). TV: House of Cards. Thanks to Laurence, Merri, DSM and my family for their unflinching support. Montclair State Alum 2011.AdamBashian.com
Dan is thrilled to be a member of the Phantom family! Favorite credits:The Sound of Music (Captain von Trapp), LES MISERABLES (Bishop of Digne), The Music Man (Oliver Hix, 1st National Tour), many other classics and exciting new works. TV: Law & Order: SVU (Judge Aidala), 3 feature films and counting. Baylor University and SWBTS grad. Thanks to my extremely supportive friends and family and my CLA family. Reach for the stars and hold fast to the Hand that hung them!
Amy is very excited to be a part of the cast of The Phantom of the Opera. Other Tours: The Will Rogers Follies (Betty Blake, opposite Larry Gatlin),Fame! The Musical (Korean Tour). New York credits: Ophelia (Ophelia), Songs for a New World (Woman #1). Regional credits include: The Sound of Music (Maria), The Game (Madame de Tourvel), White Christmas (Betty), The King and I (Anna), Barnum(Jenny Lind), Boeing Boeing (Gretchen), Oklahoma! (Laurey), Steel Magnolias (Shelby), Guys & Dolls (Sarah), Hello, Dolly! (Irene), I Do! I Do!(Agnes). Amy received her Bachelors of Music from the Manhattan School of Music in New York City. Thanks to our Creative Team and my agent Lisa Price at The Price Group. Love to family, friends and husband Ryan. amydecker.com
Phantom marks Christopher's second US National Tour following the National Tour of Billy Elliot (Older Billy, Ensemble). Prior to this, Christopher toured internationally with A Chorus Line (Larry), directed and choreographed by Baayork Lee, danced for Dayton Ballet for their 73rd season and has worked at other notable theatres such as ArtPark & Co., MusicalFare Theatre Company and Park Playhouse Inc. Training includes a BFA Music Theatre/BA Dance from SUNY Buffalo and scholarship to the renowned Joffrey Ballet School in New York City.
Broadway: Disney's Beauty and the Beast (Madame de la Grande Bouche), National Tours: A Christmas Story the Musical!, Young Frankenstein(Frau Blucher), Disney's Beauty and the Beast, The Secret Garden. Marguerite was seen in the award winning Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice as Mrs. Bennett at the New York Musical Theatre Festival. She has performed across the country in such regional theatres as The Old Globe - San Diego, St. Louis MUNY, Paper Mill Playhouse and Theatre Under The Stars - Houston among others. Concert venues include Carnegie Hall, Avery Fisher Hall and the Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore Symphony Orchestra). Marguerite can be heard on several motion picture soundtracks including Disney's Enchanted. Love to my family and Jeff!