Central High School’s theatre department is home to one of the fastest growing theatre programs in California. With three full time theatre teachers, twenty course offerings, and multiple play productions each year, there’s something for everyone.
Leslie is a senior at East Campus. She has been involved with theatre for almost six years now. Leslie has been an usher for various shows at Central including Rock of Ages, The Diary of Anne Frank, and The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Last year, she participated as prop manager for A Christmas Story. She’d like to thank Ms. Pullen for giving her wonderful opportunities, as well as the cast for making Clue a great experience to be apart of. Lastly, she’d like to give a special shout out to Jaqui for being her other, shorter, better half.
Liliana Altamirano (Assistant Stage Manager)
Nik Castanon (FBI Agent, U/S Cop)
Mia Christopherson (Singing Telegram Girl, U/S Mrs. Peacock)
Mia Christopherson is a junior at West Campus and has been participating in the school theatre program since freshman year. She has been apart of Ordinary Days and The Mysterious Elephant as the stage manager as well as house managing for The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. You may have seen her in A Christmas Story (Toadie) or Aida (ensemble). Mia would like to thank her whole family for supporting her crazy schedule and theatrical endeavors. Lastly, she’d like to thank Ms. Pullen, Mr. Bridges, and Mr. Berzac for shaping her into the actress she is today.
Ethan Fierro (Mr. Green)
Ethan is currently a senior at West Campus. You may have previously seen him make an appearance in Lost and Yonkers, Rock of Ages, or The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee here at Central. He would like to thank Rebecca Vincent for being his reason to do theatre.
Gabriella Garrison (Cook)
Gabriella is an 11th grader at East Campus. She has previously crewed for senior one acts as well as ‘A Christmas Story’. She also has been taking theatre with Ms. Pullen for multiple years and loves it. She’d like to thank Ms. Pullen for teaching her how to be a better actress.
Afraz Gill (Cop, U/S Wadsworth)
Afraz is a junior at West Campus. He recently moved from India where he had the chance to perform in numerous Punjabi plays. He loves to sing and act and has grown to love it even more after living in America. Afraz would like to thank Mrs. Pullen for giving him the chance to be in a wonderful production. He hopes the audience will enjoy the show and appreciate all the hard work we’ve put in as a cast.
Haley Garrison (Reporter, U/S Miss Scarlet)
Haley is a senior attending East campus. She has been doing theatre for many years. Some of her experience includes crew for A Christmas Story. She has taken advanced theatre classes here at Central as well as musical theatre, dance, and choir classes. She’s grateful to be apart of this program and grow as an actress from it. Lastly, she’d like to thank “her boy Lily” for always giving her rides home from rehearsal. :)
Emily Harley (Mrs. White)
Emily is a senior who attends West Campus. Emily has been doing theatre since elementary school and loves every second of it. You might have seen her in some performances including The Mysterious Elephant (The Narrator), A Christmas Story (Ensemble), Aida (Ensemble), and Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead (Tragedian). She’d like to thank her parents for supporting and giving her rides. 10/10. She’d also like to thank Ms. Pullen for casting her. 10/10. Flames.
Laurel Holden (Miss Scarlet)
Laurel is a senior at West Campus. Laurel has been doing theatre since 7th grade and appeared in numerous shows. More recently she has been apart of Aida (Ensemble), A Christmas Story (Esther Jane), and The Diary of Anne Frank as Anne Frank. Laurel would like to encourage the students to come audition for the shows because they are a great experience and you create new friends & memories. She would also like to thank her parents for always supporting her even when times get hectic. A special thanks to Nathan Rojas for willing to try something new & making this a fun experience for her (:
Ivana Jimenez (FBI Agent, U/S Mrs. White)
Ivana is a freshman at East Campus. She was in beginning and advanced theatre in middle school at Glacier Point. She appeared in High School Musical (Kelsi) when she was in seventh grade. In 8th grade she was in Freaky Friday (Katherine). She wants to thank her family, friends, and Mrs. Aldape, her previous theatre teacher, for teaching her everything she knows! You are greatly appreciated. She also wants to thank the cast and crew for this amazing experience. Lastly, she wanted to thank Mrs.Pullen for being a great director and for teaching her new things!
Ashens Limon (FBI Agent, U/S Mr. Boddy)
Ashens is a 10th grader at East Campus. At Steinbeck Elementary school Ashens was in Charlie in the Chocolate Factory Jr. playing ensemble. Then at Glacier Point Middle School he played Flotsam in The Little Mermaid Jr and Chris in High School Musical Jr. This summer Ashens had the chance to be in Stages Theatre Camp and preformed “The Art of Healing” at Fresno City College. Ashens wants to thank Mrs. Aldape for being his inspiration to continue pursuing theatre.
David Loewen (Colonel Mustard)
Jaquelin Mejia (Assistant Director)
Jaquelin is a senior at East Campus. Her previous theatre experience includes being apart of senior one acts her sophomore and junior year. Last year she was also properties manager for A Christmas Story. Jaquelin is very grateful for the opportunity to be a part of such an amazing show. She’d like to thank her friend Jessica and her sister Isabel for being her biggest supporters. She’d also like tot hank the cast and crew of Clue for being the best and most incredible people to work with. Lastly, she wants to thank Leslie, her taller and more annoying better half for always having her back and being the best co-worker she could ask for!
Isaiah Lopez (Stage Manager)
Isaiah is a senior at East Campus. His previous theatre endeavors include Rock of Ages, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Anne Frank, and A Christmas Story. He would like to thank Ms. Pullen for helping him grow as a person. He’d also like to thank Gionni Ruiz for always making him laugh at rehearsal.
Austin Osuna (FBI Agent, U/S Cook)
Austin is a sophomore at Central East Campus. Austin has previously been a part of Central High’s production of A Christmas Story (Ensemble) and Glacier Points production of High School Musical Jr. (Ripper). He hopes the audience enjoys the exciting mystery that is Clue.
Ava Lucido (Mrs. Peacock)
Ava Lucido is a junior at Central East Campus. She has previously been in A Christmas Story as Skut Farkus. She started Central’s theatre program as a freshman and hopes to continue her theatre experience. She would like tot hank Ms. Pullen, Berzac, and Mr. Bridges.
Ustat Manihas (Professor Plum)
Ustat is a junior at East Campus. He previously has been apart of Aladdin Jr, Seussical Jr, and Hairspray. He would like to thank the audience for seeing the show and supporting the arts!
Michael Rindlisbacher (Mr. Boddy)
Michael is a senior at Central East Campus. He’s previously been apart of the theatre program at Glacier Point Middle School where he played Albert in Bye Bye Birdie and Emmett in Legally Blonde The Musical Jr. He’s grateful to be apart of this show.
Nathan Rojas (FBI Agent, U/S Professor Plum)
Nathan is a senior at West Campus. He has previously taken theatre classes but this will be his official Industrial Theatre debut. Nathan would like to thank his friends for supporting him in this play. Also a thank you to Mr. Bridges for always reminding him to audition for shows. He certainly hopes to continue in doing theatre and even possibly a career for himself one day.
Gionni Ruiz (Motorist, U/S Mr. Green)
Gionni is a freshman at Central East Campus. He has been doing theatre for 9 years and has enjoyed every second of it. Most recently he’s done shows at Good Company Players. He can’t wait to continue his theatrical career in and out of high school. He’d like to thank Ms. Pullen for casting him. He’d also like to thank Mia and Isaiah for being such awesome friends throughout this show.
Tyler Terrell (Wadsworth)
Tyler is a senior at Central East Campus. He’s previously been apart of Legally Blonde the Musical Jr., Rock of Ages, Aida, The Mysterious Elephant, and Christmas Story. He would like to thank his directors for always pushing him to be better.
Alana Ward (Yvette)
Alana is a 9th grader at West Campus. She has participated in The Little Mermaid and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory when she was in elementary school. She’s thankful for her parents for putting up with her crazy schedule and always supporting her. She’d also like to thank her friends for supporting this show.
Britney Zepeda (Yvette)
Brittney is a senior at Central East. She is making her Industrial Theatre Company debut with Clue. She has previously taken theatre classes and is happy to get to perform on a stage. She’s grateful to have the chance to be apart of this show before graduation.