CAST

Addison Welch

Captain Hook / Mr. Darling

Addison Welch Still refuses to grow up. He Has degree in Musical Theatre from Weber State University. He has Performed and choreographed at many theatres across the state. Some favorite roles include Ichabod Crane (Sleepy Hollow the New Musical/Weber State) Harold Hill (The Music Man/Hale Center Theatre) Tinman (The Wizard of Oz/Hale Center Theatre) He was also a performer/puppeteer at Disney World.

Zakk Burdick

Cecco

Zakk is thrilled to be a part of this magical show! Zakk was last seen in West Side Story (Tony), Guys & Dolls (Nathan Detroit), and Joseph and the...Dreamcoat (Joseph). After taking a break for over six years, he is happy to be acting again. "Thank you to my beautiful wife whom I cherish. You are my happy thought!"

Robert Lytle

Cookson

Kohler Beckstrand

Curley

Kohler is thrilled to perform as Curly in Peter Pan! He was last seen in Newsies (Les) at Woods Cross High School. Other roles have been Beauty and the Beast (Chip), Mary Poppins (Ensemble), The Wiz (munchkin), Shrek Jr. (Dofnkey), Little mermaid Jr. (Pilot), Peter Pan Jr. (Michael), and Beauty and the Beast Jr. (LeFou). Kohler enjoys fencing, reading, and playing soccer and baseball. He is grateful to his Mom, Dad, and Four brothers for their support.

Lance Smith

Flint

Lance most recently appeared in The View Upstairs at Good Company Theatre. Some of his previous credits include Oscar Shapiro in Curtains, Spritzer in Hairspray, Full Monty, Damn Yankees, Brigadoon, West Side Story and The Indian Wants the Bronx. Love and thanks to my friends, family and Nick.

Sydney Swalberg

Jane

Sydney Swalberg was last seen as a Ariel in “The Little Mermaid” at Northridge High School. Her memorable roles have been Medda Larkin in “Newsies”, Ela in “Charley’s Aunt”, Adele in “Jane Eyre”, Annie in “Annie”, and Grace Fryer in “Radium Girls”. She’s an upcoming freshman at Utah Valley University where she will be a part of the BFA Musical Theatre Program. She is very excited to be a part of this wonderful production!

Zack Abercrombie

John Darling

Zack Abercrombie is excited to be playing John. This is his second appearance in Peter Pan. He loves this show! Some of his favorite roles have been Micheal, Elf; an orphan, Oliver!; and Young Harry, It’s a Wonderful Life. Zack loves to do math, do fun science experiments, and enjoys acting and hanging out with his friends. He loves trying new foods!

Scott Taylor

Jukes

Scott returns to the city where it all began and is elated to be part of such an amazing cast and crew! Previously, Scott performed at CPT in several productions. His favorite roles are Bob Cratchit, Anthony P. Kirby, and Pig #2. Scott is a writer, photographer, daily blogger, dad to four, and husband to his incredible wife. As always Scott loves performing with his beautiful daughter. “It is not in doing what you like, but in liking what you do that is the secret of happiness.” J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan

Lindsea Garside

Liza

Lindsea is excited to be performing with OMT for the first time. She is a Weber State University graduate with a Musical Theater Degree. Some of her favorite roles include “Nellie” in South Pacific, “Christine” in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, “Eve” in Children of Eden, and "Betty Blake" in Will Rogers Follies. She feels incredibly lucky to do, and be supported in doing, what she loves every single day.

Axel Simons

Michael Darling

Axel enjoys music and expressing himself in all art forms. He has performed with Kelly O’ Hara and the Cache Calley Children’s Choir. He was also the King in the play Rumplestiltskin at Polk Elementary. He plays the piano and likes to dance any chance he gets.

Mandie Harris

Mrs. Darling

“I do believe in fairies!” Mandie is thrilled to be returning to Ogden Musical Theatre, previously appearing in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. She is grateful to be part of this beautiful production, and to work with this exceptional cast, crew, and production team. She is especially honored to be portraying such a lovely character as Mrs. Darling. Mandie graduated from Weber State University in 2017, with a dual major in Musical Theatre and Theatre Education.

Erik Hawkins

Mullins

Erik is so excited to be performing on this stage with such a talented cast and crew. Erik has played the piano and been in various performing groups for 28+years. A few of Erik's favorite projects include Elf The Musical (Manager), Footloose (Wes Warnicker), Guys and Dolls (Big Jule), 9to5 (featured soloist/dancer/ music capt.), The Scarlet Pimpernel (ozzy/Elton/ dance capt.), Sister Act (T.J./dance capt./assistant choreographer), Cinderella (Lionel)

Drew Mantei

Nana

Drew Mantei is honored to be debuting with the Ogden Musical Theatre for his first production. He is a local here in Ogden who can’t wait to indulge in the diversity that is Ogden. After years of military service he will now express Ogden’s magical and imaginative preforming arts culture.

Abbey Harris

Neverland Tribe 1

Abbey is currently a student at Utah State University, majoring in Mathematics Education. She has missed the theatre and she’s thrilled to be back onstage and especially excited to be performing at the Egyptian Theater. Some of her favorite past roles include Little Shop of Horrors (Audrey) and Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (Liza).

Sarah Heywood

Neverland Tribe 2

Sarah was last seen as Isachaar's wife in "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat" at Morgan High School. She was previously in the children's chorus twice for this same show with other theatre companies. Other favorite roles she has played include the Cheshire Cat in "Alice in Wonderland", the orphan July in "Annie", and Shprintze in "Fiddler on the Roof". She loves singing, dancing, and all things related to musical theatre.

Ashley Mcknight

Neverland Tribe 3

Ash is currently a junior at Weber State University in the theatre department. They recently directed a segment of Innovation Theater, their part being WASP by Steve Martin. They've always loved performing, especially dancing, and are very excited to have this opportunity.

Aisha Marie

Neverland Tribe 4

Aisha has found the best way to "never grow up" is through Musical Theater, and she is thrilled to continue to sing and dance her heart out. Past credits include: Elf the Musical, The Pirates of Penzance, Thoroughly Modern Millie and Bullying: Stop it. She is currently studying for her A.S. in Interior Design and looks forward to adventures to come

Maryn Taylor

Neverland Tribe 5

Maryn has always enjoyed performing. She made her first theatre appearance at six years old, and has since taken voice and dance lessons. She competed in gymnastics for four years, and then moved to competitive ballroom dancing for the past three years, with a couple of ballet and modern classes interspersed throughout that time. Maryn was most recently seen in A Christmas Carol and The Pirates of Penzance at Centerpoint Legacy Theatre, and is both grateful and excited to be a part of this fun show.

Morgan England

Neverland Tribe 6

Morgan is a current student at Weber State University studying Musical Theatre. Some of her favorite roles include Louise in Sunday in the Park with George, Amneris in AIDA, and Marian in The Music Man. In her free time, she also plays the piano, writes her own poetry, and over the last three years, has performed the entertainment for the Cache Valley Pumpkin Walk. She is more than excited to be performing and working with the cast and crew of her first ever Egyptian Theatre production and also to continue to work with them more in the future!

Marin Tarbox

Neverland Tribe 7

Marin is so excited to be in Peter Pan. She has loved this story form the first moment she heard it. She would like to thank her friends and family for all their support, but would like to give the biggest thanks to her big puppy, Forrest, for letting her leave him with grandma and grandpa during the rehearsal process. She hopes you enjoy the show!

AJ Slee

Nibs

AJ Slee is a 6th Grader at DaVinci Academy of Science and the Arts where he is actively involved in theatre. He is excited to be in his first production with Ogden Musical Theatre and to share the stage with this talented cast and crew. AJ was last seen in Disney’s Peter Pan Jr (Peter) at DaVinci Academy. Previous credits include Ronald Dahl’s Willy Wonka (Charlie), Disney’s The Lion King Jr. (Timon), Disney’s Jungle Book Kids (King Louie) and Elf the Musical (Chorus). AJ was recently awarded runner up in the Young Playwright’s for Social Change for his play Pulmenti which is being published by the American Alliance of Theatre in Education. He wishes to thank his parents for their love and support and each of you for attending the show tonight.

Ian Wellisch

Noodler

What an adventure! Around 5 years ago, Ian auditioned for the musical Peter Pan at Centerpoint Theater, where he met Jim Christian for the first time. Since Ian had never been in a musical before, he was worried and extremely nervous. In the end, that audition managed to get him the part of Slightly the lost boy. Ever since he has loved musical theater. Now, Ian has the exciting oppurtunity to be a part of Ogden's Peter Pan with Jim Christian directing again! Peter Pan is one of Ian's favorite musicals, and he couldn't be more excited to be a part of this production. Ian has been in several different musicals in the past, some of which include Tarzan, Annie Get your Gun, and Adams Family. Ian also enjoys playing piano, reading, and singing out 80's hits with his family!

Mickey Larson

Peter Pan

Mickey Larson is an Ogden enthusiast and arts advocate. She serves as an Ambassador for United Way. She holds a BA in Musical Theatre from Weber State University and manages Larson Pool Plastering with her husband. Mickey’s credits include Annie Get Your Gun (Annie), The Sound of Music (Maria), 25th Annual…Spelling Bee (Rona Lisa Peretti), Assassins (Squeaky Fromm), 5 Carols (Kitty). She is the Mother of 2 delightfully irreverent children. xoxo

Ben Daniels

Scrounger

Ben Daniels has always loved acting. He was last seen in It's Not You, It's Me(Jim). He has also been in Annie Get Your Gun (Children's ensemble), 10 ways to Survive a zombie Apocalypse(Sam), Frozen (Hans), Beauty and the Beast (Beast). When Ben isn't acting he can often be found skiing, playing baseball, fishing, or participating in student government at his school.

kyle lawrence

Skylights

Kyle studied Musical Theatre at Weber State University and has performed in, directed, designed, and composed for numerous productions. He thanks his family, friends, and boyfriend, Porter, for always supporting him in his passion for the arts; and a special thanks to you, the audience. Thank you for coming to see live Theatre. “We are the lucky ones”.

Peyton Davis

Slightly

Peyton studies Musical Theatre @ Weber State University. He was most recently seen in Sunday in the Park with George (Weber State) and Elf the Musical (Centerpoint Legacy Theatre). He also works at Ogden High School helping with their Theatre Program.

Nick Morris

Smee

This is Nick’s third opportunity to perform in Peter Pan; once as Peter, once as Curly, and now as Smee! Nick is elated to finally join Ogden Musical Theatre in their summer production. He is co-owner of Kaffe Mercantile by day and enjoys performing in various venues by night including Hale Center Theater, Good Company Theatre, Centerpoint Legacy and The Grand. You may have seen him most recently in GCT’s production of The View Upstairs as Dale. Other recent credits include; Harry Houdini in Ragtime (CPT) and Munchkin/Flying Monkey in Wizard of Oz (HCT). Favorite roles include; Nathan Leopold in Thrill Me, Malcom in The Full Monty, and Cosmo Brown in Singin’ In The Rain. Thanks to friends and family for their support and encouragement. “I have a place where dreams are born…” it is here! Enjoy the show.

Cory Thompson

Starkey

Cory is excited to be performing for Ogden Musical Theatre. He has always wanted to perform in this historic venue. He has worked with director Jim Christian many times and he was last seen at Weber State in "The Cripple of Inishmaan" (Babby Bobby). Thanks for supporting local theater! Enjoy the Show.

Allison Hogge

Tiger Lily

Allison is excited to be back on stage sharing with you one of her favorite stories. Allison holds a BA in musical theatre from Weber State University. She was last seen on stage in Centerpoint’s Ragtime. Some of her favorite rolls include Tess in Crazy for You, and Flostsam in The Little Mermaid

Dajen Tarbox

Tootles

Dajen is excited to be doing his 4th Ogden Musical Theatre production! Dajen just completed the 3rd grade and loves science (particularly chemistry), building things, reading anything written by Dav Pilkey, baseball, and of course, music. He has been looking forward to getting the chance to be a part of a production of Peter Pan since he first started doing musicals just over 2 years ago.

Dixon Trumbo

Twin #2

Dixon is appearing for the first time with Ogden Musical Theater, but he is very familiar with Peter Pan having played Peter twice before! He is actively involved in his school’s drama program at Northridge High School, takes voice lessons, and has spent the last few years performing in school plays. He is known for his winning smile and exuberance on stage. His most recent professional role was Charlie in Pioneer Theater Company’s “Oliver!”. Other roles include Price Eric (The Little Mermaid), Cinderella’s Prince (Into the Woods), Lt. Ward (Annie), and Curly McClain (Oklahoma!).

Mason Trumbo

Twin #1

Mason is appearing on stage in Ogden for the first time with this production. Previously, he played Charlie in Pioneer Theater Company’s production of “Oliver!”. He studies drama at Northridge High School, most recently in “Newsies.” He takes private voice lessons, and has spent the last few years performing in school plays. His sense of humor and lively style have made him an audience favorite. Other roles include Scuttles (The Little Mermaid), Timon (The Lion King), Rapunzel’s Prince (Into the Woods), Crocodile/Indian Chief (Peter Pan), and President Roosevelt (Annie).

Jessica Lewis

Wendy Darling

Past credits include Bright Star (Alice) at DaVinci Academy, Peter Pan (Tiger Lily) at UFOMT, The Little Mermaid (Ariel) at the Ziegfeld Theatre. Jess was named Best Actress at the UHSMTA and made her Broadway debut at 15 with the 2017 Jimmy Awards. She’d like to thank her parents for building her a Neverland to grow up in.

Jessica DeBoer

Wendy Grown- up

Jessica is very excited to be on the stage with Ogden Musical Theatre. She has previously been seen as Sister Robert Ann in Nunsense (twice), a tap dancing Seagull one The Little Mermaid and The Fat Lady in The Wedding Singer. Jessica would like to thank her family for supporting her in her dream of being an actress.