Leslie Aguilar (Props Manager)

Leslie Aguilar (Props Manager)

Leslie is an East Campus junior who has been involved with theatre since middle school, but most recently crewed for Spelling Bee and Rock of Ages. She thanks Ms. Pullen for the opportunity and hopes you enjoy the show

Lily Altamirano (Costume Manager)

Lily Altamirano (Costume Manager)

Lily is an East Campus junior who has been actively involved with the Central theatre department since her freshman year. She was a member of the crew for Spelling Bee last year and has been a part of the touring children’s theatre class for the past two years. She hopes you enjoy the show!

Mia Christopherson (Toady, u/s Miss Shields, Skut Farkus)

Mia Christopherson (Toady, u/s Miss Shields, Skut Farkus)

Mia is a West Campus sophomore with extensive theatre background, having been a stage manager for Ordinary Days, assistant director for The Mysterious Elephant, as well as serving in crew for Spelling Bee and the Senior One Acts. She’s extremely grateful for her Mom, Dad, & sisters for always encouraging her to continue to do what she loves. She’d also like to thank Ms. Pullen for teaching her so many new things about the world of theatre.

Jaylin Cole (Helen)

Jaylin Cole (Helen)

Jaylin is a West Campus junior who previously has been seen in Seussical Jr., Aladdin Jr., Legally Blonde Jr., Rock of Ages, The Senior One Acts, and now: A Christmas Story! She thanks her friends and family for being so supportive in everything that she does as well as her great grandma, aunt, and cousin for always being there for her no matter what. She hopes you all have a great time and enjoy the show!

Nyah Cornacchia (Costume Crew)

Nyah Cornacchia (Costume Crew)

Nyah is an East Campus junior who made her theatre debut last year in the Senior One Acts. As a Theatre 2 student, she’s excited to be a part of A Christmas Story. She’s also super grateful to Ms. Pullen, who wrote her biography on her behalf. She thinks Ms. Pullen is the bestest person in the whole wide world. Really. Ms. Pullen is awesome.

Tristan DiRedo (Ensemble, u/s Tree Lot Owner, Delivery Man & Neighbor)

Tristan DiRedo (Ensemble, u/s Tree Lot Owner, Delivery Man & Neighbor)

Tristan is an East Campus sophomore who made his ITC debut as Chip in last year’s production of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. He thanks his mom for encouraging him and helping make it possible for him to be in shows.

Brionna Dotson (House Crew)

Brionna Dotson (House Crew)

Brionna is an East Campus Theatre 1 student. This is her first time being involved in Central’s theatre program and she hopes you enjoy the show!

Raymond Farmer (Toady & Santa, u/s for Old Man)

Raymond Farmer (Toady & Santa, u/s for Old Man)

Raymond is an East Campus senior who made his Central theatre debut in last year’s Senior One Acts. He thanks his mother, father, grandmother, and siblings for always being there for him.

Ethan Fierro (Schwartz)

Ethan Fierro (Schwartz)

Ethan is an East Campus junior with an extensive theatrical résumé that includes Lost in Yonkers, Rock of Ages, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, and The Senior One Acts. He thanks Rebecca Vincent and Mr. Bridges for inspiring him to do theatre.

Kai Foss (Stage Crew)

Kai Foss (Stage Crew)

Kai is an East Campus sophomore who is currently enrolled in Theatre 1. A Christmas Story is his first production with Central’s theatre program. He hopes you enjoy the show!

Gabriela Garrison (Stage Crew)

Gabriela Garrison (Stage Crew)

Gabriela is an East Campus sophomore currently enrolled in Theatre 1. She’s excited to get her start in Central’s theatre program by participating backstage in A Christmas Story.

Catalina Gomez (Stage Crew)

Catalina Gomez (Stage Crew)

Catalina is a West Campus freshman who is making her debut with the theatre program this year. Enjoy the show!

Stephanie Gonzales (House Manager)

Stephanie Gonzales (House Manager)

Stephanie is a West Campus junior with theatre experience that includes Legally Blonde (Glacier Point) and 25th Annual Putnum County Spelling Bee (Central). She wants to give a bajillion thanks to her Mom and stepdad John who keep her sane (even though it doesn’t always seem like it) as well as her second family, the Loewens, for allowing her to be a part of their family.

Haley Graves (House Crew)

Haley Graves (House Crew)

Haley is an East Campus student who first joined the theatre department last year when she was enrolled in Theatre 1. As a Theatre 2 student, she’s excited to continue with her journey as she becomes more involved in Central’s performing arts program.

Emily Harley (Tree Lot Owner, Delivery Man, Neighbor, Janitor & Elf)

Emily Harley (Tree Lot Owner, Delivery Man, Neighbor, Janitor & Elf)

Emily is a West Campus junior with theatre experience that includes The Mysterious Elephant (The Narrator), The Senior One Acts, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead (Tragedian), and Seussical (Cat in the Hat), in addition to being a part of Central’s children’s theatre troupe for two years running. She is so excited to be involved and able to contribute in any way she can to this production! She thanks Ms. Pullen for trusting her with this responsibility and to Leslie for being such an amazing partner and friend! She also wishes to thank her mom for driving her home after rehearsals even though she probably didn’t want to.

Chloe Heard (Miss Shields, u/s Mother)

Chloe Heard (Miss Shields, u/s Mother)

Chloe is an East Campus junior who’s been involved with Central’s theatre program since elementary school. As a high school student, she’s added to her theatre résumé as a cast member of Rock of Ages, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee and The Mysterious Elephant, in addition to the children’s theatre troupe and The Senior One Acts. She thanks to her cats for being snuggly, and YOU for coming!

Jaydin Hernandez (House Crew)

Jaydin Hernandez (House Crew)

Jaydin is an East Campus sophomore who’s making her theatre debut as a part of the house crew for A Christmas Story. She thanks you for coming!

Laurel Holden (Esther Jane)

Laurel Holden (Esther Jane)

As a West Campus junior, Laurel has a lengthy theatre background that includes multiple theatre classes since 7th grade as well as Diary of Anne Frank, Rock of Ages, Spelling Bee, The Senior One Acts, and the children’s theatre troupe. She would like to thank her family for supporting what she loves to do & the theatre teachers for helping her grow in acting. Lastly special thanks to Kat Matire. She hopes you enjoy the show!!

Lexus James (House Crew)

Lexus James (House Crew)

Lexi is an East Campus sophomore who enrolled in Theatre 1 this year. A Christmas Story is her first time being involved in Central’s theatre program.

Kenny Jackson (Ensemble, u/s Schwartz)

Kenny Jackson (Ensemble, u/s Schwartz)

Kenny is a West Campus junior who’s making his theatre debut with A Christmas Story. He wants to thank Berzac, because he’s taught him all he knows (about theatre).

Seth Ladd (The Old Man)

Seth Ladd (The Old Man)

Seth is an East Campus senior who made his theatre debut in last year’s production of The Diary of Anne Frank. He immediately followed that up with The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee as well as subsequent advanced theatre classes and the touring children’s theatre troupe. He thanks his mom and dad.

Alexandra Leyva (House Manager)

Alexandra Leyva (House Manager)

Alex is an East Campus sophomore who previously crewed several theatre productions at Central. She currently is involved in the children’s theatre troupe. She thanks her cat phoebe for waking her up in the morning and her mom for letting her relax with her.

David Loewin (Ralphie Parker)

David Loewin (Ralphie Parker)

David is an East Campus junior who previously was cast in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. As a theatre student, he’s taken multiple levels of theatre as well as improv and musical theatre. He thanks his old music teacher/Director Steve Wise for shaping him into the actor he is today.

Isaiah Lopez (Stage Manager)

Isaiah Lopez (Stage Manager)

Isaiah is an East Campus junior who’s made a home for himself in backstage crew management. After having made his stage debut in Rock of Ages, he crewed Anne Frank, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, and was both on and offstage for last year’s children’s theatre tour. He thanks Ms. Pullen for allowing him to be an exciting part of this crew and to his parents for always being there.

Ava Lucido (Scut Farkus)

Ava Lucido (Scut Farkus)

Ava is an East Campus sophomore who’s thrilled to be back on Central’s stage after making her debut in last year’s Senior One Acts and helping to crew for Spelling Bee. She’d like to thank her family for all the support, especially Grace for helping her grow as an actress. She also thanks her past theatre teachers!

Inaya Macias (House Crew)

Inaya Macias (House Crew)

Inaya is an East Campus junior making her high school theatre debut as a part of the house crew for A Christmas Story. Previously, she took theatre in middle school and was in several elementary school plays.

Katherine Maitre (Mother)

Katherine Maitre (Mother)

As an East Campus senior theatre student, Katherine has a wealth of theatre experience, including Rock of Ages, Anne Frank, Spelling Bee, Mysterious Elephant and several years of children’s theatre and improv. She thanks her family, friends, Grace, Ms. Pullen and Mr. Berzac.

Alexey Mazon (Assistant Stage Manager)

Alexey Mazon (Assistant Stage Manager)

Alexey is an East Campus senior who’s been actively involved in Central’s theatre program, having served as stage manager for both The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee as well as The Mysterious Elephant and the Terrible Tragedy of the Unlikely Addington Twins (Who Kill Him). She'd like to thank the cast and crew for always being wonderful as well as Ms. Pullen for giving her the opportunity.

Aidan McCallough (Stage Crew)

Aidan McCallough (Stage Crew)

Aidan is an East campus freshman who’s excited to be joining Central’s theatre program with A Christmas Story after having been involved in High School Musical Jr. at Glacier Point last year.

Jaquelin Mejia (Props Manager)

Jaquelin Mejia (Props Manager)

Jaquelin is an East campus junior who’s joining the theatre department once again after having made her stage debut in the Senior One Acts last year. She is so excited to be involved and able to contribute in any way she can to this production! She wishes to thank Ms. Pullen for trusting her with this responsibility and to Leslie for being such an amazing partner and friend! She also thanks her mom for driving her home after rehearsals even though she probably didn’t want to.

J'lyne Montejano (Ensemble, u/s Esther Jane & Helen)

J'lyne Montejano (Ensemble, u/s Esther Jane & Helen)

J’lyne is an East Campus sophomore who joins us after having had extensive theatre experience at Glacier Point and elementary school, including Willy Wonka (Mrs Bucket), Legally Blonde (Ensemble), and The Little Mermaid (Ariel). She always has been very fond of everything in the performing arts from playing instruments to acting onstage. Acting and singing are a dream that wouldn't have been possible if it weren't for her mom who has always pushed her and gave her hope to achieve her goals. She is very thankful for her mom, for the encouragement, and to God, for the gift. The cast and crew of A Christmas Story has worked so hard and she hopes that everyone enjoys the show! Happy Holidays!

Austin Osuna (Ensemble, u/s Flick & Randy)

Austin Osuna (Ensemble, u/s Flick & Randy)

Austin is a West Campus freshman who’s making his theatre debut after having been involved in theatre in middle school. He hopes you enjoy the show!

Joshua Perales (Ensemble, u/s Ralphie)

Joshua Perales (Ensemble, u/s Ralphie)

Josh is an East campus student who’s been involved in theatre since his freshman year. Aside from having taken Theatre 1-4, he was last onstage in last year’s Senior One Acts as well as Rock of Ages as a freshman. He thanks his friends for showing him love and support each and every day, along with Ms. Pullen for giving him the opportunity to be a part of the show!

Kim Rendl (Stage Crew)

Kim Rendl (Stage Crew)

Kim is an East campus senior who’s joining us while enrolled at Central as a foreign exchange student from Germany. Although she’s enrolled in Theatre 1 here, she was actively involved in her previous school’s theatre stage crew.

Paola Rivera (Randy)

Paola Rivera (Randy)

Paola is an East Campus senior who is back onstage after having previously been cast in The Senior One Acts last year and The Mysterious Elephant earlier this fall. She’d like to thank her friends and family, especially her mother and father for supporting her.

Tyesen Rogers (Ralph)

Tyesen Rogers (Ralph)

Tyesen is a West Campus senior with extensive theatre training, having taken theatre classes since middle school and participating in the Woodward Shakespeare Festival for the past three years. He made his Central theatre debut in last year’s Senior One Acts. Tyesen wishes to thank you, the audience, for coming to see A Christmas Story. Without you, we would have no one to perform for. Thank you for supporting our theatre program.

Eilee Strobel (Flick)

Eilee Strobel (Flick)

Eilee is an East Campus senior who’s been actively involved in theatre during her time at Central. Previous experience includes Rock of Ages, Spelling Bee, and The Mysterious Elephant in addition to taking multiple theatre classes and children’s theatre. She’d like to thank her family, Ms. Pullen, Mr. Berzac, and all of her theatre peeps for supporting her.

Tyler Terrell (Ensemble, u/s Ralph Parker)

Tyler Terrell (Ensemble, u/s Ralph Parker)

Tyler is an East Campus theatre veteran who previously was seen onstage in Rock of Ages, The Mysterious Elephant, as well as the Senior One Acts. He’d like to thank all three of his theatre teachers for helping him become a better actor.