Britney Devine (Lucinda) has been in several Live Oak Theatre productions, including Aladdin Jr. and Cheaper by the Dozen. She enjoys singing in her free time and is excited to be performing in this season.
Lucas Doyaga (Wolf/Steward) is 16 years old and an IB Senior at Springstead High School. His previous credits include Mr. Mayor in Seussical Jr at Stage West Theater, John Arable in Charlotte’s Web and Drake in Annie at SHCA Theatre Arts. He is also volunteers for Ability Tree Florida. Lucas enjoys listening to music, watching Anime and playing D&D.
Andi Garner (Choreographer, Stepmother) Has performed professionally for the past 30 years. She has been choreographing and directing for the past 20 years. She has performed/ choreographed and Directed for Empress Cruise lines, Universal Studios, Fl., Theatre by the Sea, RI., Peach State Summer Theatre, GA., Big Band at the Savoy with the Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra, SC., Lees-McRae professional summer theatre, NC., She was on the artistic staff and resident dance captain for Show Palace Entertainment 2001-2016. Andi has taught Tap, Acting, Modern and Musical Theatre at John Leggio's school of performing arts. Artistry Dance and theatre Academy, Diana's Dance Express, Andi’s Academy of Performing Arts and Elsa Pardo in Tampa. She was a judge with Fusion National Dance. She also started the Theatre program at Bishop McLaughlin And Notre Dame Catholic schools. Favorite roles: Millie Dillmount (Handy Award Best Actress) In Thoroughly Modern Millie, Norma Cassidy in Victor/ Victoria and Lois/ Bianca in Kiss me Kate just to name a few.
Caitlyn George (Rapunzel) is 22, attended West Coast Baptist College for a Bible Degree, and was formerly a member and soloist with Center Stage Choir at Ruth Eckard Hall. She also participated in a theater group in her younger teen years, which she credits to her comfort on the stage. Caitlyn performed as the narrator in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, and performed in It's A Wonderful Life and Godspell.
Esprit Herbert (Florinda)
Kevin Herbert (Cinderella's Prince)
Dawn Hester (Tree/Grandmother) has been in many plays, musicals and operas, as well as being a part of travel jazz bands and choirs. This is her fourth performance with Live Oak, recently performing as Ms. Prism in The Importance of Being Earnest, Mrs. McCarthy in Best Christmas Pageant Ever, and Mother in Cheaper by the Dozen. In her spare time, Dawn is a calculus teacher.
Julie Hofstede (Giant) most recently performed as Miss Prism in The Importance of Being Earnest. She has also been seen in Cheaper by the Dozen, Godspell, ReUnKnighted (Queen Gwendolyn), Annie (Grace Farrell), The Secret Garden (Mrs. Medlock), The Wizard of Oz (Aunt Em) and Peter Pan. Julie enjoys family activities with her husband and their three daughters, including performing with all of her girls in LOT shows.
Cam Kennedy (Jack) most recently performed as Omar in the Live Oak production of Aladdin Jr. He also had roles in Annie, ReUnKnighted, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, The Best Christmas Pageant Ever and Adventures in Wonderland. Cam is 11 and in the sixth grade.
Bethany Malinoski (Cinderella) is beyond thrilled to be performing in her first show with Live Oak Theatre! Bethany is 21 years old and has studied Musical Theatre at Seton Hill University in Greensburg PA. This is Bethany’s second time playing Cinderella in Into the Woods and she is so thankful for another opportunity to be in one of her favorite musicals of all time. She would like to thank her Director, the production team, and the incredibly talented cast for all of their hard work. She would also like to extend a thank you to her friends, family and her sweet fiancé for all of their loving support. She wishes, “more than anything, more than life, more than jewels” that you thoroughly enjoy the show. All Glory to God!
Katie Marra (The Witch) has performed as Ursula in LOT's The Little Mermaid and in LOT's Godspell, It's a Wonderful Life and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. She made her directoral debut directing LOT's The Best Christmas Pageant Ever. Other roles include Miss Adelaide in Guys and Dolls and Genie in Aladdin Jr. Katie is also studying at Southern New Hampshire University.
Kyle Marra (Director, Rapunzel's Prince) has been involved in multiple facets of LOT, most recently co-directing The Little Mermaid. He also had roles in Godspell, Annie, Anne of Avonlea, and ReUnKnighted. Kyle co-wrote LOT’s original adaptation of Peter Pan and ReUnKnighted. He has also been in various films (An Encounter with the Messiah, Home of the Brave, Proximity) and TV shows (Exit on Syfy and Hillbillies for Hire on CMT).
Kimberly Morse (Jack's Mother) is a newcomer to the Live Oak stage! Before Live Oak, she could be seen on the Springstead High School stage featured in productions such as Tarzan (Terk), Christmas Carol (Mrs. Fezziwig), and Beauty and the Beast (Dancer). When she’s not gracing the stage, she teaches 4th grade at Winding Waters K-8 and enjoys writing in her free time. She would like to thank her friends and family for their unwavering support and give a special shout-out to any of her kiddos in the audience!
Emily Mosher (Little Red Riding Hood) is 12 years old, homeschooled and in the sixth grade. She most recently starred as Alice in Adventures in Wonderland. She was also Gladys in The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, and had roles in Annie, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, A Fireside Christmas, It's a Wonderful Life Radio Show, and Cheaper by the Dozen. Emily is a voice and dance student at the LOT Conservatory.
Joshua Mosher (Cinderella's Father) is thrilled to be making his Live Oak Debut in this production.
Greg Mys (Baker) most recently performed as Chef Louis in The Little Mermaid. He was also Doctor Burton in Cheaper by The Dozen, the Pharaoh in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Daddy Warbucks in Annie, and the crier in ReUnKnighted. Greg lives in Brooksville with his wife, Joanna and son, Jude. When appearing off stage, Greg is the Director of Customer Experience at Accuform in Brooksville.
Randi Olsen (Music Director, Baker's Wife) holds a Bachelor Music degree in Vocal Performance and Music Education from the University of Tampa. She is the founder and Artistic Director of the Live Oak Theatre Company. Favorite roles include Marian in The Music Man, Maria in The Sound of Music, Nellie in South Pacific, and Ginny Beth in the Off-Off Broadway production of Hot Coffee at the Lambs Theatre in Times Square. Ms. Olsen is a composer and producer/director as well as a private instructor of voice, piano and flute.
Stephen Rees (Mysterious Man) is a store manager in the grocery business by day. In his leisure time he likes to travel doing “road trips”, some short and sweet, and some across the US seeking new and exciting adventures with his wife and best friend, Vanessa. Stephen’s interests include woodworking and outdoor cooking. He has four adult children and 16 grandchildren.
Chris Rocanelli (Narrator)
Marie Trombley (Company Manager) has been performing in Christmas pageants and other various productions for as long as she can remember. Marie made her musical theatre debut as a nun in The Sound of Music. She is a stay-at-home mom of three little boys, and is happy to be working behind the scenes as Live Oak Theatre's Front of House and Box Office Manager.
Vince Vanni (Marketing Director) has participated in theater for more than 35 years, and most recently performed in The Importance of Being Earnest. Since coming to Florida in 1980, he has performed as Tevye in Fiddler on the Roof (at Live Oak, Stage West and the Show Palace), as well as roles in Oliver!, Most Happy Fella and many others. He has also directed numerous productions and teaches acting and public speaking.