2022 Cast

Meet the talented performers who will be coming to a town near you this summer as we present the Big Bang Boom Tour!

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Trumpet

Eau Claire

Quinten is overjoyed to be tagging along with the 2022 KIDS from Wisconsin. This fall he will be a senior at North High School in Eau Claire. In addition, he hopes to attend UWEC as a Music Education Major in the fall of 2023. As the lead trumpet in the North Show Choir and as an Eagle Scout applicant, he has many experiences that will prove extremely useful for the coming tour. Quinten is very excited to spend his summer with the KIDS from Wisconsin.

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Quinten

Anger

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Electric Bass

Sheboygan Falls

Noah just completed his third year at Stanford University, where he studies Public Policy. In addition to bass, Noah regularly plays trumpet, guitar, and drums for several groups on Stanford’s campus, including Ram's Head Theatrical Society and the Stanford Marching Band. He also performs with his rock band, Urban Royalty, which was a state finalist for the Rockonsin garageband competition. He graduated from Sheboygan North High School, where he performed with many groups and received the Marine Corps Musical Excellence Award. This is his second summer as a KID and he could not be more excited!

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Noah

Bartelt

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Voice -Soprano

Chippewa Falls

Sydney is overjoyed to be spending her first summer as a Kid! She has understudied the troupe for the past two seasons and is thrilled to travel the state this summer. Sydney is currently attending MSU Mankato for a BFA in Musical Theatre Acting and a minor in Dance. She has recently been seen as Josephine (H.M.S. PINAFORE, MSU Mankato), Marty (GREASE, Eau Claire Children’s Theatre), Dionne (HAIR, MSU Mankato), and the Witch (INTO THE WOODS, CFHS) She dedicates this summer to her friends, family, and educators who have helped her every step of the way.

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Sydney

Belonge

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Piano

Shawano

Sarah is thrilled to be returning for her second summer with KIDS. She will be a junior this fall at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire where she is studying marketing analytics. Sarah has been an active piano accompanist for several years which has given her the opportunity to play a variety of musical styles with many different vocal and instrumental ensembles. She is incredibly grateful to be a part of the KIDS organization and hopes you enjoy the show! 

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Sarah

Bergmann

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Voice - Soprano

Durand

Ellie is very excited to be a part of the 54th season of Kids From Wisconsin. She lives in Durand, Wisconsin and completed her Junior year of High School at Interlochen Arts Academy in Interlochen, Michigan as a Musical Theatre Major. She enjoys playing piano, dancing, and singing. Some of her favorite roles include Elsa in Frozen Jr. (Eau Claire Children’s Theatre) and Mary Lennox in The Secret Garden (Menomonie Theatre Guild). Ellie also has participated in State Honors Choir, State Solo Ensemble, and has trained with Broadway Artists Alliance in NYC. Along with her training, she also enjoys teaching piano and voice to her students. Ellie is looking forward to this amazing opportunity and can’t wait for the fun to begin!

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Ellie

Brenner

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Voice - Soprano

Kohler

Representing her hometown of Kohler, Bridget Stephen Bullard is overjoyed to perform in her third season with the KIDS organization. She is a 2020 graduate of Interlochen Arts Academy and just completed her Sophomore year studying musical theater at The Boston Conservatory. Bridget’s recent credits include Perceval in “Lord of The Flies”, Seven in “Bereavement Leave”, and Maggie in “A Chorus Line”. She can next be seen in the upcoming web series “The Impending Doom of Nylah into Adulthood”. Outside of the arts, Bridget is active with her co-founded non-profit, GRO. which has raised over 100,000 dollars to build 16 bore-hole wells in Malawi, Africa. A huge thank you to KIDS for changing the course of her life’s work.

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Bridget

Bullard

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Trumpet

Athens

Dylan Butler is excited to join the 2022 Kids From Wisconsin as a trumpet player. He graduated in 2021 from Wausau West High School and this fall, he will be entering his second year at University of Wisconsin- Eau Claire, majoring in trumpet performance. Dylan has performed with many groups including the Wisconsin State Honors Jazz Ensemble and Orchestra, as well as the Honors Performance Series at Carnegie Hall.
He currently plays a crucial role in UWEC's jazz ensembles and concert bands. This is Dylan's first summer being a part of KIDS and he is extremely excited to be part of it.

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Dylan

Butler

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Voice - Tenor

Nashotah

Nicky Caldwell is ecstatic to be a 2022 KID from Wisconsin! This fall, he will continue at Carthage College as a senior Music Theatre Major with a minor in Dance. Some of his favorite roles include Ugly in HONK! and Pat Gilbert in State Fair. This past year he was also a semifinalist in the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival Music Theatre Intensive. You can catch Nicky in Carthage’s highest level choir and on the stage in musicals and plays alike. This is his first year with KIDS, and he is thrilled to be able to tell exciting stories this summer.

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Nicky

Caldwell

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Trombone

Galesville

Leo is eager to return to Kids From Wisconsin for a second tour in the role of bass trombonist. He is a music performance major at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse and is a student of Dr. Michael Forbes and Dr. Jeff Erickson. Leo regularly performs in the top instrumental ensembles at UWL and is responsible for various leadership and support roles in the music department. Leo is also a Ronald E. McNair scholar and will soon be on his way to graduate school with the aim of earning advanced degrees in musicology and jazz studies. 

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Leo

Chavolla

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Trombone

Rothschild

Gabe Clausing is excited for his 2nd tour with Kids From Wisconsin. He just completed his freshman year at UW-Eau Claire as a music minor. When not listening to music, he is always preparing for the next musical venture, be it jazz band, a recording session, or live performances. Gabe loves to make music and can’t wait to have fun on stage during the 2022 KIDS tour!

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Gabe

Clausing

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Voice - Bass

Weston

Nathaniel Contreras cannot wait and is honored to be joining his first year as a Principal performer in 2022 Kids from Wisconsin.  Finishing his senior year at Wausau East High school, after graduating he will be attending the Northcentral Technical College for architecture next fall; as well as continue his studies in the arts. Nathaniel has been involved in his school productions, ‘Mamma Mia’ The musical (Sky), as well as ‘Return to the Forbidden Planet (Tempest). Along with participating in community productions, in CWCT’s, ‘Newsies’ (Romeo), and most recently in CWETA’s production Cats (Rum Tum Tugger). Nathaniel would like to thank the support of all his family members, and his friends for always being there.

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Nathaniel

Contreras

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Voice - Tenor

Waukesha

Tyler Curtain is a high school senior from Waukesha Wisconsin. Someone who appreciates music for more than just the beats. Tyler has been singing before he could speak, and he plans on singing until the day he dies. Some of Tyler’s hobbies involve acting, sports such as archery and volleyball, swimming in his free time, cooking, drawing, and all things adventurous. Tyler will be attending Carroll University majoring in nursing to become a pediatric surgeon with a minor in music. As he begins his journey as a 2022 Kid from Wisconsin, he hopes that he can inspire others to follow their dreams and allow their passion to lead them into the direction of a good, happy, and successful life.

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Tyler

Curtain

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Voice - Tenor

Colby

Michael is thrilled to be participating in his 3rd and final year with Kids From Wisconsin. In High School, he was involved in numerous musicals and plays. Michael was also a part of his school’s competitive show choir, earning numerous Top Male Vocalist awards, including at FAME Nationals in Orlando. He has also participated in multiple musical theater camps in New York City and Minneapolis. Michael is currently a student at the University of Wisconsin- Madison, studying psychology, and is heavily involved with campus arts. Michael most recently played the role of J.D. in the university’s production of Heathers: The Musical.

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Michael

Decker

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Woodwinds

Shawano

Nathan is currently studying Music Education, Clarinet, and Saxophone at UW-Stevens Point. He plays in the Jazz band, Symphonic Wind Ensemble, and other chamber groups on campus. Previously Nathan has played in the St. Norbert’s Youth Orchestra and the University of Louisville’s Honors Jazz Band. In Nathan’s free time he enjoys going back to the high school he graduated from to work with and give lessons to students in the music program. This is Nathan’s 3rd year in Kids From Wisconsin and he is excited to share his love for music with audiences everywhere.

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Nathan

Edwards

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Voice - Alto

Brookfield

Erin Fricker is honored to join the 2022 Kids From Wisconsin! She graduated this spring from Divine Savior Holy Angels High School (DSHA). She is a past member of DSHA’s show choir, the Angelaires, and was the 2021 recipient of the Thespian of the Year award. Her favorite roles include Reno Sweeney in Marquette High’s Anything Goes and Jesus in DSHA’s Godspell. Erin has performed in community theater with First Stage Milwaukee, Sunset Playhouse, and Christian Youth Theater. She received classical ballet training at Acts 17:28 Dance school, and has enjoyed performing for many of its outreach ministries. Erin is proud to represent her hometown of Brookfield in this year’s tour!

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Erin

Fricker

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Voice - Alto

La Crosse

Shea is a Tennessee native who recently graduated from Interlochen Arts Academy in Traverse City, Michigan, where she majored in Musical Theatre. She just completed her first year at Viterbo University in La Crosse, Wisconsin, getting her BFA in Musical Theatre and double minoring in Dance and Arts Administration. Some of Shea’s previous roles include Soul Sister/Dance Captain (Jesus Christ Superstar), Dolly Levi (Hello, Dolly!, dir. Jacob Brent), Sally Bowles (Cabaret, dir. Joe Barros), Rusty (Footloose), and Tracy (Hairspray). This is Shea’s first summer with KIDS, and she couldn’t be more thankful to the cast and creative team for making this summer unforgettable. “Love you, Mom, Bill, and T!”

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Shea

Grande

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Voice - Bass

Monona

Owen Groth just finished his sophomore year at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee where he is double majoring in Musical Theater and Dance Performance. He is a three-year KID who is thrilled to spend another summer touring this wonderful state! When he’s not performing or going to school, you can find him working as a Starbucks barista, reading, or saying slay. Enjoy the show!!!

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Owen

Groth

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Understudy - Trombone

Hartland

Trevor Haglin is excited to be a part of Kids From Wisconsin. He just completed his freshman year at University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, where he is studying music performance. He enjoys being a part of Jazz Ensemble 1 and the Warhawk Marching Band. He graduated from Arrowhead Union High School, where he received the Louis Armstrong Jazz Award. While in high school, he enjoyed being a part of the Milwaukee Youth Symphony Orchestra for two years. He is thrilled to grow as a musician and performer this summer!

Trevor

Haglin

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Voice - Tenor

Weston

Ethan Hanson is thrilled to be joining the 2022 KIDS from Wisconsin. He just completed his Sophomore year at North Dakota State University. He is working towards getting a BFA in Musical Theatre. Most recently, he was seen performing in NDSU’s production of Jekyll & Hyde, as the character Sir Archibald Proops. This is his first summer with KIDS, so he is ecstatic to be a part of this amazing experience!

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Ethan

Hanson

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Voice - Alto

Madison

Rori is ecstatic to be joining the 2022 Kids from Wisconsin! She just completed her freshman year at UW Madison, where she is earning her BFA in Dance and double majoring in Education. She has been dancing since 3 years old at Virginia Davis School of Dance, and her passion for dance has continued to this day. At Monona Grove High School, she was the captain of the varsity dance team, and varsity show choir Silver Connection, where she performed the role of Wendy in their Peter Pan competition program, Forever Young. She also was a featured dancer in MG’s The Music Man and in other area musical theatre productions. Some of her achievements include making the NDA All American Team, and earning the Spirit of Dance Award. Rori is looking forward to sharing her love of performing this summer.

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Aurora

Hines

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Piano

West Bend

Ian is incredibly excited to join the 2022 Kids From Wisconsin for his second tour! He has just finished his freshman year at the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities where he studies Computer Science. He spends most of his free time exploring music production and audio engineering, and particularly enjoys synth programming. Ian is thrilled to once again embark on tour with the KIDS this summer! He hopes you enjoy the show.

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Ian

Janssen

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Voice - Soprano

McFarland

This upcoming fall, Alexcia will be a sophomore at the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire where she will continue studying Theatre Arts. Alexcia has trained in singing, dancing, and acting from a young age. For Alexcia, this past year at school has included choreographing for a Musical Theatre Set for Viennese Ball, performing in Cabaret: Olympia as a featured dancer and soloist, and portraying  Margaret Leavitt in UWEC’s Production of Silent Sky. Some of her favorite roles have been: Donna Sheridan (Mamma Mia) which she received a Jerry nomination, Annie (Annie) where she received a Jerry Award, Mrs. Lovett (Sweeney Todd), and Mary Lennox (The Secret Garden). Alexcia would like to thank past educators, the KIDS organization, and her family for their constant support of her endeavors. Alexcia is so excited to be back for the 2022 tour and hopes you enjoy the show!

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Alexcia

Johnson

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Voice - Bass

Milwaukee

LaDerrious Jones is very excited to be joining kids from Wisconsin. This is first year and he can’t wait to make new friends and long lasting memories/relationships with the organization. He just graduated from Wauwatosa East high school, and will be studying acting or musical theater in college. 

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LaDerrious

Jones

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Voice - Alto

Weston

Reagan is so thrilled to be back on tour with the KIDS for her 3rd season. She will be a sophomore this fall at Viterbo University studying Musical Theatre with a Dance Minor. Reagan graduated from DC Everest Senior High School where she was actively involved in the performing arts. She is a two-time Jerry Award recipient for her role as ‘Jovie’ in Elf the Musical and ‘Sophie’ in Mamma Mia, as well as being a finalist for the 2021 Jerry Awards. She also won Best Supporting Actress for her role as ‘Cinderella’ in Into the Woods. She would like to thank her family, friends, teachers, and mentors who make her appreciate music and performing every day. "This upcoming fall, Alexcia will be a sophomore at the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire where she will continue studying Theatre Arts. Alexcia has trained in singing, dancing, and acting from a young age. For Alexcia, this past year at school has included choreographing for a Musical Theatre Set for Viennese Ball, performing in Cabaret: Olympia as a featured dancer and soloist, and portraying  Margaret Leavitt in UWEC’s Production of Silent Sky. Some of her favorite roles have been: Donna Sheridan (Mamma Mia) which she received a Jerry nomination, Annie (Annie) where she received a Jerry Award, Mrs. Lovett (Sweeney Todd), and Mary Lennox (The Secret Garden). Alexcia would like to thank past educators, the KIDS organization, and her family for their constant support of her endeavors. Alexcia is so excited to be back for the 2022 tour and hopes you enjoy the show!

HOMETOWN SPONSOR: "Reagan is so thrilled to be back on tour with the KIDS for her 3rd season. She will be a sophomore this fall at Viterbo University studying Musical Theatre with a Dance Minor. Reagan graduated from DC Everest Senior High School where she was actively involved in the performing arts. She is a two-time Jerry Award recipient for her role as ‘Jovie’ in Elf the Musical and ‘Sophie’ in Mamma Mia, as well as being a finalist for the 2021 Jerry Awards. She also won Best Supporting Actress for her role as ‘Cinderella’ in Into the Woods. She would like to thank her family, friends, teachers, and mentors who make her appreciate music and performing every day. ""This upcoming fall, Alexcia will be a sophomore at the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire where she will continue studying Theatre Arts. Alexcia has trained in singing, dancing, and acting from a young age. For Alexcia, this past year at school has included choreographing for a Musical Theatre Set for Viennese Ball, performing in Cabaret: Olympia as a featured dancer and soloist, and portraying  Margaret Leavitt in UWEC’s Production of Silent Sky. Some of her favorite roles have been: Donna Sheridan (Mamma Mia) which she received a Jerry nomination, Annie (Annie) where she received a Jerry Award, Mrs. Lovett (Sweeney Todd), and Mary Lennox (The Secret Garden). Alexcia would like to thank past educators, the KIDS organization, and her family for their constant support of her endeavors. Alexcia is so excited to be back for the 2022 tour and hopes you enjoy the show!

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Reagan

Kettner

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Understudy - Singer

Shiocton

Kayden Kloehn is excited to have been chosen as an understudy for the 2022 Kids From Wisconsin tour!  This fall he will be a senior at New London High School. Kayden has performed in the high school musical since 6th grade, winning a Best Supporting Actor award from the Centerstage Awards at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center for his role as Franz in Rock of Ages. He also is a member of the award-winning show choir group Vision, and previously Vocal Motion, winning 2 Best Soloist awards. He has also worked with choreographers from the touring companies of The Phantom of the Opera and A Christmas Story. He couldn’t be happier to represent New London in this season of Kids! 

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Kayden

Kloehn

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Understudy - Singer

Wind Lake

Issy Lambert is ecstatic to be part of the 2022 Kids from Wisconsin troupe as an understudy. She will be a junior at Muskego High School starting in the fall. Issy has been performing her whole life and has done many musicals through CYT and her school. In addition to theater, she enjoys dancing at Acts 17:28 dance, and singing in her school choir. Issy is so excited and thankful for her opportunity to work with KIDS this summer.

Issy

Lambert

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Percussion

West Allis

Scott Lonzaga is a Senior at Ronald Reagan IB High School in Milwaukee. He started drumming at the age of 12 years old with School of Rock and, now 17, he is pursuing a career in music through his studies at UW- Madison in order to earn a Jazz degree. While at Reagan IB he has been captain of the school's competition drumline, a member of the pepband, and a Drummer for the upperclassmen Jazz Combo and Big Band. He'd like to formally thank the teachers at the Milwaukee Jazz Institute, private instructor Devin Drobka, and drumming gurus Nick Lang and Paul Wesfahl.

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Scott

Lonzaga

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Voice - Bass

Hartford

Connor Martin is ecstatic to be spending another summer touring as a Principal Singer/Dancer. After recently graduating from Hartford Union High School, Connor plans on majoring in musical theatre this fall. Past favorite credits include Lees-McRae Summer Theatre in North Carolina (OLIVER, Oliver Twist), The Fireside Theatre (THE SOUND OF MUSIC, Ensemble; MARY POPPINS, Michael Banks; PETER PAN, John Darling), The Palace Theater in the Dells (MARY POPPINS, Michael Banks), Capital City Theatre (GYPSY, Newsboy), and Hartford Union High School (SHREK, Lord Farquaad) in which he won a Jerry Award, Outstanding Lead Performance. Connor would like to thank his family for their continued support and looks forward to doing what he loves most all summer long!

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Connor

Martin

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Woodwinds

Eau Claire

Joshua Mithuen cannot wait to be back with the Kids from Wisconsin! A graduate of Eau Claire Memorial High School in 2021, Joshua is currently pursuing a degree in Music Education at the University of Oklahoma, studying saxophone under Dr. Jonathan Nichol.  This past year, he has participated in the Pride of Oklahoma marching band, as well as OU’s Symphonic Band and Jazz U.  He is thrilled to return home after a year of intense studies, and he hopes you enjoy the show! 

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Joshua

Mithuen

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Voice - Alto

Stevens Point

Shannon O'Donnell is so excited to be returning with the 2022 Kids From Wisconsin. Shannon will be pursuing music as a freshman at Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA this fall. This is Shannon's second year as a Principal Singer/Dancer, and in 2019 she had the amazing opportunity to understudy. Shannon has most recently performed in “Cats" (Bombalurina) with Central Wisconsin Education Theatre Alliance. During the school year, Shannon is an active member of the Central Wisconsin Jerry Ensemble and helps choreograph for local children’s theatre. Outside of theater, Shannon has sung with the WCDA All State Vocal Jazz Choir as well as with multiple area high school jazz ensembles. Shannon is extremely grateful to be spending her summer doing what she loves with so many talented individuals. HOMETOWN SPONSOR: Stevens Point Realty
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Shannon

O'Donnell

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Understudy - Percussion

Wausau

An upcoming senior at D.C. Everest high school, Devon Powers is excited to be this season’s Percussion Understudy. He loves all kinds of music—from jazz to funk to 80s rock—and performs regularly with his high school band at jazz competitions, marching band performances, and pep assemblies. His journey into drumming began at age 8 with lessons at the Conservatory of Music. Since then, he has performed with many local music groups including the Dan Larson trio and Kids at Play (a five-piece band with his father and brother).

Devon

Powers

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Guitar

Wausau

Sean Powers is overjoyed to return for his third year (second tour) with the KIDS From Wisconsin! Right now, he is currently finishing his senior year at D.C. Everest High School in Wausau, Wisconsin, and plans on pursuing a major in instrumental performance with a minor in marketing at University of Wisconsin-Whitewater in the fall. Most recently, he has been seen playing guitar in the pit orchestra for CWETA's rendition of "CATS" and also for D.C. Everest's school play "County Fair." Aside from participating in musicals, Sean regularly performs with Jazz, Wind, and Symphonic Ensembles, along with his family bands. Last year, Sean was fortunate enough to be a 2021 KID performer on the guitar, and a 2019 KID understudy before the pandemic. He is eager to perform with the KIDS again, and hopes you enjoy the show!

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Sean

Powers

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Trumpet

River Falls

Ava Redmond is honored to be a trumpet player in the 2022 KIDS program. Ava graduated from River Falls High School and is planning on attending UW-Eau Claire this fall to major in trumpet performance and music education. In high school, Ava was involved in wind symphony, jazz band, pit orchestra, and was a soloist in the 2021 state championship marching band. She has played in the WSMA honors band, WSMA orchestra, and the St. Croix Valley Symphony Orchestra. She would like to thank her family, friends, and all of the music professionals who have supported her, including Matt Mealey, a KIDS alum. Ava is excited for her first summer with KIDS and she hopes you enjoy the show!

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Ava

Redmond

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Understudy - Trumpet

Appleton

Kelly Robinson is honored to be an understudy trumpet player with the 2022 KIDS. Her high school years were full of music experiences, notably 2 years in the State Honors Jazz Ensemble, 3 years at Birch Creek summer jazz camp, and pit orchestra for 4 musicals. She graduated from Xavier High School and attended Luther College before deciding to take some time off. She is now taking classes at UW Oshkosh – Fox Cities and is involved in several music groups in her community. Kelly is interested in pursuing music and especially enjoys playing with other equally passionate people, so KIDS is the perfect opportunity!

Kelly

Robinson

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Voice - Tenor

Wausau

Zaden Scheer is overjoyed to be joining the 2022 Kids from Wisconsin. This fall, Zaden will be a freshman in college, where he will pursue a BFA in Musical Theatre. In high school, he was an active member of the Mosinee high school Concert Choir and the Central Wisconsin Jerry Ensemble. Zaden’s favorite roles include: “Munkustrap” (CATS, Central Wisconsin Educational Theatre Alliance), “Joseph” (Joseph… Dreamcoat, Mosinee High School), “Jack” (Into the Woods, Out of the Woods Theatre), and “Laurie” (Little Women, Out of the Woods Theatre). This is Zaden’s first summer with KIDS and he is so thankful for this wonderful opportunity.

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Zaden

Scheer

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Voice - Soprano

Port Edwards

Megan Shields is thrilled to perform with KIDS for a sixth and final season! This fall, she'll be a Junior at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, double majoring in Elementary Education and Dance. She began dancing at four years old, training in all styles at Rapids School of Performing Arts, where she also helped teach young dancers, showcased her choreography, and learned under the direction of a Radio City Rockette. As a college student, she's been selected to perform in UWSP's dance productions Afterimages 2020, Danstage 2021, Afterimages 2021, and Danstage 2022. She is also the Dance Program Student Office Assistant at UWSP. Megan is looking forward to performing again and hopes you enjoy the show.

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Megan

Shields

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Percussion

Medford

Cade Shipman is thrilled to be a part of the 2022 Kids From Wisconsin troupe! He is from Medford Wisconsin and just finished his sophomore year at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire where he is pursuing a degree in neuroscience. Cade has been drumming since the 6th grade and has performed in various shows including the “Little Women”, “The Addams Family”, and “Catch Me If You Can”. He was awarded the John Philip Sousa award of musicianship as a senior in high school and has been performing with the Kids ever since! Cade hopes that you enjoy the show and that you cheer extra loud for the rhythm section!

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Cade

Shipman

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Understudy - Singer

Eau Claire

Morgan Smith is delighted to be selected as an understudy for the 2022 Kids From Wisconsin tour! This fall she will be a junior at Memorial High School in Eau Claire where she is a member of the Concert Choir and A Capella group Noteworthy/Madrigals. In spring of 2021, she was accepted to the vocal intensive summer program at Berklee School of Music in Boston. That same year, she was chosen as a Jerry Awards semi finalist and performed at the Overture Center in Madison. Also in 2021, she was selected as WMTA Badger Winner for vocal performance. She has been cast in 25 productions with the Eau Claire Children’s Theater including Frozen Jr. (Anna),  the Addams Family (Wednesday), Sound of Music (Liesl) as well as numerous dancing and ensemble roles. She is honored to be a part of Kids From Wisconsin this summer and thanks her vocal teachers and directors for helping her continue to grow as a performer. 

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Morgan

Smith

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Voice - Bass

Forestville

Brady Tooley is thrilled to spend another summer touring as a Principal Singer/Dancer. After recently finishing his first year at Columbia College Chicago he plans to continue his education to get his Musical Theater degree with a minor in Stage Combat. Brady is honored to once again be with this wonderful and extremely talented group of individuals. He would also like to thank his friends and family for all of their continued support through this chapter in his life.  "Shannon O'Donnell is so excited to be returning with the 2022 Kids From Wisconsin. Shannon will be pursuing music as a freshman at Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA this fall. This is Shannon's second year as a Principal Singer/Dancer, and in 2019 she had the amazing opportunity to understudy. Shannon has most recently performed in “Cats"" (Bombalurina) with Central Wisconsin Education Theatre Alliance. During the school year, Shannon is an active member of the Central Wisconsin Jerry Ensemble and helps choreograph for local children’s theatre. Outside of theater, Shannon has sung with the WCDA All State Vocal Jazz Choir as well as with multiple area high school jazz ensembles. Shannon is extremely grateful to be spending her summer doing what she loves with so many talented individuals.

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Brady

Tooley

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Trumpet

Muskego

Nicholas is so very excited for his first year as an understudy in Kids From Wisconsin. He cannot wait to meet everyone in the cast and is so excited for the upcoming summer. He has been singing for his whole life, has been in band and choir for 7 years, and he cannot wait to continue his music journey. Being in musical productions for 8 years and in stage crew for 2 years, Nicholas has fallen in love with theater. He has met so many of his friends through the music program in high school, but he cannot wait to make so many more this summer. Nicholas is graduating from Muskego High School, and will be starting his freshman year at MATC to become an Avionics Technician.

Nicholas

Waldoch

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Trumpet

Portage

Charlie Watson is delighted to spend his second summer with the 2022 Kids from Wisconsin! Charlie graduated from Baraboo High School in 2020 and currently studies at Northern Illinois University where he majors in Trumpet Performance - Jazz Studies, and plays in the NIU Jazz Orchestra. Charlie also plays with many student groups including Live Wire Brass, and the Kishwaukee River Stompers. He looks forward to taking to the stage again and hopes you enjoy the show!

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Charlie

Watson

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Voice - Alto

McFarland

Nora Wroblewski is thrilled to join KIDS for the 2022 season. This fall she will be a junior at McFarland High School where she is active in theatre and music, singing in multiple a cappella groups, playing percussion in band and bass guitar in jazz. Favorite roles include Pugsley in The Addams Family (nominated for a Jerry Award), Elsa in Frozen, Jr. and the ensemble cast of Godspell (Aligning Stars Theatre). Nora has danced competitively with A Step Above Dance & Music Academy in Monona since age 8, earning high marks and multiple Judge’s Awards for her solo performances. In addition to being a Teaching Assistant at the dance studio, Nora has choreographed several McFarland middle school productions, including one over zoom!

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Voice - Bass

Wisconsin Rapids

Lou just completed his senior year of high school at Lincoln High School in Wisconsin Rapids. He plans on attending the University of Stevens Point in the fall to pursue his major in music. On top of playing the piano and guitar, Lou often participates in theatre, he has recently been seen in the roles of Scott Kunkle (Dear Edwina Jr., LHS) and Prince Christopher (Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella, LHS). He has also been in many vocal groups including, LHS Acapella Choir, LHS Bass Clef Choir "The Gentle Men", LHS Mixed Choir, and Northern Gateway Chorus: Stevens Point Barbershop Chapter of the Land O' Lakes District. Lou is grateful for his opportunity with the KIDS organization and is beyond excited to start his first year as a Kid from Wisconsin in 2022. He hopes to inspire others to pursue their dreams and be who they really are by spreading love and laughter.

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Lou

Xiong

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