Meet the Cast! Season 14
Updated: Feb 22, 2019
Congratulations to the 14th Season Cast of Princess My Party! Most of our Season 13 cast has signed on for another season! We had 27 applicants for 4 openings! We would like to thank all of the candidates and congratulate the March-August cast! We look forward to making magical days in Wisconsin!
Theatre Arts Minor, Legally Blonde (Margot), Once Upon a Mattress (Princess Winnifred), Steel Magnolias (M’Lynn), Annie (Pepper), Wizard of Oz (Aunt Em/Munchkin), Chateau la Roach (Ronnie) and Mamma Mia (ensemble). This is Lizzie's 5th Season with Princess My Party. Instagram @Pghprincesslizzie
Stage: Gershwin's Crazy for You (Besty) School House Rock (Dori). Grease (Sandy) The Writers Mind (Peach)
Films: From the Furnace (extra) The Ornament (Young Johanna)
Television Chicago PD, Chicago Fire
Training: Choir, Band, Orchestra, Private Voice, Piano, and Acting Lessons, Second City Comedy Workshops
80+ musicals including: Wizard of Oz- Dorothy Gale Oklahoma- Laurey Williams Footloose- Wendy Jo, Ariel Understudy Charlie and the Chocolate Factory- Violet Beauregard Into the Woods- Florinda Cinderella- Fairy Godmother The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe- Susan Pevensie You’re a good Man Charlie Brown- Lucy Van Pelt Suessical- Mayzie La Bird Bye Bye Birdie- Margie, Teen Trio Elf the musical- Emily Hobbs A Christmas carol- Marigold Fezziwig, Belinda Fezziwig The Little Mermaid- Carlotta, Seagull #2, Sailor Cinderella- Drizella Peter Pan- Slightly Mulan- Soldier, Hairdresser Suessical- Bird Girl A Charlie Brown Christmas- Lucy Van Pelt The Witness- Young Mary, Dancer Director: Annie, Peter Pan, Pocahontas, Life School
Musical Choreographer: Mary Poppins, Willy Wonka, Honk, Annie, Cinderella, Shrek, Beauty and the Beast, Romeo and Harriet, Broadway Rhythm, Pocahontas
Voice Lessons: Classical and Theatre
Piano: two years Dance: Ballet lessons seven years
Forensics: 4 years.
Training: John Casablancas model and talent school for 6 months. There I learned public speaking, monologues, improv, runway, modeling, and basic social skills. I will be signing a 3 year contract with Model Talent Management in Milwaukee at the beginning of summer!
Experience: The Little Mermaid school musical Choir for 1 year
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StudyingArt Education and Theatre at UWGB Show choir for 7 years, vocal lessons 8 years, choir 8+ years, acting training, improv training, tap dance, jazz dance. Theatrical experience: How to to succeed in business without really trying (ensemble), Godspell (multiple roles), legally Blonde (multiple roles), seven brides for seven brothers (mother), Orange Flower Water (Beth), Good Kids (Brianna), Lilys purple plastic purse (multiple roles), Searching for Romeo (trio dancer, ensemble), Legally Blonde (Elles mom/Whitney), Wonder of the World (Karla).
Been a part of 40+ show around the Oshkosh area some being: Belle- Beauty and The Beast The Cat In The Hat- Suessical Veruca Salt- Willy Wonka Hope- Almost, Maine Timon- The Loin King Dragon- Shrek Young Fiona- Shrek Scat Cat- The Aristocats Joy- Cinderella Susie- A Date With Judy And many more Have earned a perfect score at state solo ensemble, have been in voice lessons for 3 years and took piano lessons for 2 years
Musical Theatre Major at UWGB Nunsense The Mega Musical (Sister Mary Brendan), Legally Blonde (Delta Nu), Once Upon A Mattress (Nightingale), Danceworks (Hip Hop Dancer), We Hold These Truths (Ensemble), Fiddler On The Roof (Russian/Bottle Dancer), Shrek the Musical (Peter Pan)
Theatre credits: Over 80+ productions and counting over 13 years! Some featured roles include: Cinderella- Into the Woods Irene Roth- Crazy For You Elsa Schraeder- Sound of Music Mrs. MacAfee- Bye Bye Birdie Anastasia- Disneys Cinderella Flotsam- The Little Mermaid Granny- The Beverly Hillbillies Marvalyne- Almost, Maine Ethel McCormack- Footloose
Directed Children’s Theatre throughout the area: Suessical, Willy Wonka, The Little Mermaid, Mulan, Broadway Moments, Mary Poppins, Beauty and the Beast
Choreographed and Head of Hair and Makeup: The Nifty Fifties, Suessical Jr., Princess Whatshername, Aladdin Jr., Dorothy in Wonderland, Beauty and the Beast Jr., The Little Mermaid
Vocal: State Solo ensemble for four years including a perfect score senior year, private vocal lessons age 12-18, coach for young theatre students, choir throughout all of middle and high school
Other training: Dance for 4 years, UWEC Cheer and Stunt Team, mentor for young theatre students, Cabaret show choir in college, pursuing a Bachelors Degree in Elementary and Special Education, babysat for 8 years, works as a substitute paraprofessional for the school district when home from school.
Around 50 shows or 10 years of experience. Some major parts and leads: 1. Belle in beauty and the beast 2. Jasmine in Aladdin 3. Fiona in Shrek 4.Mama Bear Shrek 5. Deb in Elf 6. Mrs.Bucket In Willy Wonka 7.Atina in the little mermaid - Voice Lessons for 3 years. - dance lessons Babysitting 5+ years - perfect score at state forensics 2 years in a row. - state solo ensemble 1st place/2nd place
Student Director of 3 Shows
Dance Captain for Shrek
Theatrical Credits: Footloose (Ariel) 12 Angry Men (Juror 7) Almost, Maine (Sandrine) Once Upon A Mattress (Lady Larken) Ax of Murder (Lucille)
Other notable experience: 3 years in show choir 3 years in concert choir 1 year in vocal jazz 2 years on dance team
Theatrical Credits: Clue! The Musical (Mrs. Peacock), Reefer Madness (Sally), Bare! A Pop Opera (Sister Chantelle), Macbeth (Lady Macduff), Hippolytus (Nurse), Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (Mrs. Teavee), Thoroughly Modern Millie (Dorothy Parker), Sweet Charity (Carmen), Marat/Sade (Patient/Mother), A Christmas Carol (Lily, Fred’s Wife), Working (Housewife, Charlie Blossom, and Cleaning Woman), Beauty and the Beast (Silly Girl), Rent (Ensemble), The Hostage (Ensemble), Love, Loss, and What I Wore (Ensemble), Blood Wedding (Ensemble), Dead Man’s Cell Phone (Jean u/s) Singing Credits: The Rat Package (Lead and Ensemble), Women’s Voices (Lead and Ensemble), The Moonlighter’s Orchestra (Lead), My Funny Valentine Cabaret (Featured), Miscast Cabaret (Featured), Backwards and In Heels (Featured), Platinum Edition Show Choir (Featured and Ensemble), Weddings and Funerals (Professional) Training:
BFA-Acting Major 2010-2013 (Viterbo University, La Crosse, WI), Madrigals, Concert Choir, Vocal Jazz, Women’s Choir, Gospel Choir, Pinocchio and the Fire-Eater (Director), Aesops’s Fables (Director), Godspell Jr. (Music Director), Blood Wedding (Scotland Fringe Theatre Festival Actor), Forensics, Solo & Ensemble, Alexander Technique, Costuming, Stage Management, Makeup, Aerial Yoga, Currently enrolled in 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training program (Inner Light Studios) Voice Lessons: Barbara McAfee (Minneapolis), Holly Saunders (La Crosse), Leslie Fitzwater (Milwaukee) Expressive Arts Workshops: Ecstatic Dance, Full Voice (Barbara McAfee), Margolis Method (Kari Margolis) Introductory Dance Classes: Jazz, Ballet, Tap, Musical Theatre, Modern Certifications: Basics of Mindfulness Meditation, Somatic Therapy, Kirtan, Fire Safety, First Aid and Choking, Recognizing and Responding to Challenging Behaviors, Standard Precautions, Crisis Prevention Institute, Professional Nanny, CBRF, ABA Therapy
Cheer and Dance experience 6 years Choir for 4 years
Private Vocal Coaching
Extensive Makeup Training
Princess My Party Choreographer
Footloose (Rusty) Once Upon a Mattress (Winnifred) The Drowsy Chaperone (Kitty) Almost Maine (Hope) Fiddler on the Roof Jr. (daughter) Earned a “best actress in a musical” award State Solo and Ensemble: - 1 Exemplary award - 3 classical solos - 3 musical theater solos - 2 duets - 1 trio - 1 women’s barbershop - 2 a cappella group - 2 mixed show choir - 2 women’s show choir 3 years in show choir 3 years in concert choir 1 year in vocal jazz 2 years Vocal Lessons Other: University of Madison Music Summer Clinic (training in: classical, musical theater, dance, acting, vocal performance, vocal mechanic) Babysat for 9 years (and counting!!) Work for Princess My Party and Pine Haven Nursing Home
Current advanced Junior at Lakeland University, reaching a goal of a major in Psychology with a double emphasis of brain and behavior, and clinical counseling, and a double minor with Criminal Justice and Diversity Studies. I was the a Magician's Assistant in Dick DeYoung's Royal Magic Show for 5 years In 3 musicals, playing a role in the vocal ensemble. 11 years of dance experience and training in Jazz, Ballet, and Tap State qualifier in Solo Ensemble for 4 years, earning 1* on each piece performed Have been in 7+ choir groups and 9+ years of vocal training. Show choir for 3 years in high school Modeling training that included posing, camera angles, and positioning of camera. A part of the cast for 4.5 years (5 years in August!!!!) News Anchor and Camera Operator for Sheboygan County, WSCS for the past 5 years.
Vocal: -11 years of choir -4 years Solo Ensemble (3 first place and 3 second place metals) Stage: -Pirates the Musical (Ensemble) -Cinderella (Stage Crew And Spotlight) -Alice in Wonderland (Queen of Hearts, Stage Crew, Set/Prop Painter)
Training: -Studying Psychology and Art Therapy at Marian University -Student Mentor and Teaching Assistant for Upward Bound Math and Science (2 years and continuing) -Behavioral Health Technician -Handle with Care Training -Teaching Assistant for Kindergarten Art and Music -Certified Assistant Childcare Teacher -Microsoft Office Specialist 2013 -Babysitting 7+ years
Photographer (Owner of SM Photography) Event Manager CPR and First Aid Certified Studying Business Management at American Public University
Associates of Arts & Sciences; University of Wisconsin, Bachelor of Science in Music Education; Marian University; studying for MBA at Harvard Business School. 15 years experience in teaching general music, band, choir, and drama in K-12 schools; private music instructor, in-studio vocal coach, Former President Fond du Lac Piano Teachers Association, Former President WAMI, Registered Songwriter with BMI.
Sandy Willson's The Boyfriend, Disney's High School Musical, Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella, Check Please 1&2, Chicago, Avenue Q, Footloose, Legally Blonde, Rent School Edition, Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs, Enchanted Ever After, Broadway Blast, Broadway Bound, Best of Broadway, Graceland Concert Performance, Jackson Square New Orleans Concert Performance, Foreigner Band Performance, Show Choir Tour Director, Annie, Disney's Aladdin, Disney's Alice in Wonderland, Snow Queen, Harry's Hotter at Twilight, The Drowsy Chaperone.
Acting Credits: South Pacific (Bloody Mary), Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Narrator), Fiddler on the Roof (Golde), A Christmas Carol (Mrs. Cratchet), High School Musical (Mrs. Darbus), A Dragon's Tale (Princess)
Awards: Grammy in Our School Nomination, WAMI School of Excellence (Director), MTI Excellence in Production "Disney's Aladdin," MTI Outstanding Direction of a School Musical "Legally Blonde", International Poet's Society Poet of the Year, Teacher of Merit Award.
Board of Directors 2019
President: Abby Murphy
Vice President: Liza Hawley
Secretary: Tammi Thurow
Treasurer: Jeremy Grissmeyer
Board Members: Angie Bush, Wanda Bellmer
Managing Director: Madelyn Pfister
Chief Executive Officer: Aimee Grissmeyer
Welcome to Season 14 of Princess My Party! Celebrating 5 years in 2019! We look forward to a great March-August season with you all making magic right here in Wisconsin!
If you are interested in being cast as a performer for Princess My Party you can submit your application at any time. Additional hiring may be done in July pending openings. www.princessmyparty.com Join Our Team.