Kayla Orthman

Kayla is a junior English education major with a minor in theatre from Epping, NH. This is her first time being Assistant Stage Manager, and she is so excited! She is a member of PlymProv and found a love for college theatre after working on Little Women in Spring 2022. Into the Woods has been a favorite of hers for years and she hopes you enjoy the show!

Emma Nigg

Emma is a Junior Musical Theatre Major with a Minor in Standardized Patient Training. This will be her first musical here at Plymouth State University. Outside of shows and classes, Emma is an officer for PlymProv and a member of Chamber Singers. In her free time she enjoys cooking, writing, and playing table-top role-playing games.

Madeline Anna

Madeline Anna is a theatre arts major with a concentration in musical theatre from Skaneateles, New York. She has previously performed in the Syracuse Area Music Awards, the Harriet Tubman Freedom Music Festival, the 2018 All-Eastern Honors Ensemble, Bronte at Northern Vermont University, and Little Women here at PSU this past spring. She is thrilled to join this fabulous cast in a dream show of hers, and she is honored to be performing for her last year at PSU.

Grace Gilbert

Grace Gilbert is a senior Music Theatre Performance major from Pawcatuck, CT. Some of her favorite past credits include Jo March in Little Women, Princess Fiona in Shrek, Sally Brown in You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, Natalie Haller in All Shook Up and Smitty in How to Succeed in Business. She was also the recipient of three CT HALO Awards and a CT Stephen Sondheim Award nominee for her role as Dolly Levi in Hello, Dolly! Grace is eternally grateful for the wonderful cast and crew of this beautiful show!

Olivia Zottos

Olivia is a sophomore Elementary Education major with a minor in Theatre. She is from Somersworth, NH and she is thrilled to be furthering her love for musical theater in her first performance at Plymouth State! Olivia has enjoyed performing throughout her life with numerous theaters on the Seacoast of NH including the Seacoast Repertory Theatre, Prescott Park Arts Festival, Hackmatack Playhouse, and the Rochester Opera House. She would like to thank the cast and crew of Into the Woods for the support and welcoming her in with open arms. Enjoy the show!

Joey Goldberg

Joey Goldberg is a junior Music Theatre Performance major and is incredibly excited to return to the Plymouth State stage in this production. Joey would like to thank her family, friends, and the entire cast crew of Urinetown as well as Tim L’Ecuyer and Hannah Murray for supporting her throughout this production! Past credits include Little Red (Into the Woods), Tracy Turblad (Hairspray), Dragon (Shrek), Paulette (Legally Blonde).

Kaitlyn Hill

Kaitlyn Hill is a sophomore studying Criminal justice and Theatre Arts. She is thrilled to be performing in her second production at Plymouth State, and to be working with such a stellar cast and crew to bring this story to life. Previous roles include Marmee in Little Women (WNEU), First Lord in All’s Well That Ends Well (ATTP), Dionysus in The Frogs (SCR), and Cinderella’s Mother/Sleeping Beauty/Milky White Rear in Into the Woods (PSU). Kaitlyn would like to thank her parents for all the support they have given her throughout the years. She hopes you enjoy the show!

Katie Tetu

Katie is a senior Spanish and Theatre major with an emphasis in Acting.  Previous musical roles include Bye Bye Birdie (Kim MacAfee) and Godspell (Lindsey). She is currently employed as a carpenter for the scene shop and has had a blast helping to prepare the set for Into the Woods as well as being on stage. She’d like to thank her friends and family for their unwavering support.

Ian Manning

Ian is a sophomore Biology major with a minor in Music. Previous appearances include Newsies (Davey), Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Joseph), and Big Fish (Will Bloom). He will be making his debut appearance at Plymouth State University as Jack in Into The Woods. He is incredibly excited and grateful to work alongside the wonderful cast and crew that have made this production possible, and he hopes you enjoy the show! And as Jack always says, “Squeeze pal!”

RJ Soboslai

RJ is a 19-year-old, sophomore Social Studies Education Major from Franklin, New Hampshire. This is his first show here, and he is excited to do more in the future! RJ plans to become a social studies teacher back in his hometown. Some of his favorite shows he’s performed back home include playing Sweeney in Sweeney Todd, George Banks in Mary Poppins, and Race in Newsies. He would like to thank his girlfriend for her continuous support, as well as his family and friends both on and off campus.

Kyle Andrew Sidders

Kyle is a senior Theatre Arts Major here at Plymouth, with an option in Music Theatre Performance. Some of his favorite roles include Snoopy in You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, William Barfee in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, and Riff in West Side Story. He is overjoyed to be working with both Jessie Chapman and Hannah Murray again. Kyle is also excited to be revisiting the role of the Baker again since playing the character in high school. He is thankful for such a kind and joyous cast and crew, and hopes you enjoy the show!

Matt Kizer

Matt Kizer has been the resident designer for Plymouth State since 1996. He has presented workshops on projections for performance nationally and internationally, including the National Opera Association in New York, and The Cyprus Theatre Organization in Nicosia.  His work has been presented at the Kennedy  Center in D.C., and with A-Fortiorni dance company in Germany.    He designed for two years with Operafestival Di Roma in Italy with the Orchestra Sinfonica dell’ International Chamber Ensemble at Sant’Ivo alla Sapienza in central Rome.  In 2019, his work was included on behalf of the United States at the The Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space both in exhibition and performance.  He has a B.A. from Purdue University, and an M.F.A. from The Ohio State University.