CAST

BJ Whimpey

Shrek

BJ is excited to be returning for his second show with Ogden Musical Theater, previously seen on our stage in "Annie Get Your Gun" (Frank Butler). Some of his favorite performances/roles include Treasure Island (Long John Silver), Avenue Q (Nicky/Trekkie Monster), The Lion In Winter (King Henry II), Sleepy Hollow: The Musical (Brom Bones), Strictly Ballroom (Barry Fife), and The Will Rogers Follies (Will Rogers). BJ has a Bachelors Degree in Musical Theater from Weber State University and has been working as a Professional Actor and Voice Over Artist since his graduation. Please follow him on his adventures on YouTube by searching BJ Whimpey, on his TikTok @whimpeybj, or check out his website bjwhimpey.com. BJ wants to dedicate his performance to his 'Match Made In Space', you make this a "Big Bright Beautiful World".

Samantha Allen

Princess Fiona

Samantha Allen is a graduate of Weber State University and has been doing music and theatre her whole life. Her favorite roles she’s had the opportunity to play include: Eponine in Les Miserable and Reno Sweeney in Anything Goes. Along with teaching private music lessons, she enjoys releasing original songs on all streaming platforms. She’d like to thank all of those who have supported her in following her passions, including family, friends, and instructors. 

Drelan Z. Evans

Donkey

Drelan Z. Evans is native of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He's currently a sophomore at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana majoring in Musical Theatre. Evans has appeared in plays and musical productions at local theaters in his hometown and at school including The Wiz (New Venture Theatre), Good Kids (McKinley Senior High School), Broadway Santa (Playmakers Baton Rouge), Akeelah and the Bee (New Venture Theatre), and Rocky Horror Picture Show (Northwestern State University). Evans has also been a haunted house actor for The 13th Gate Haunted House in Baton Rouge. He is extremely grateful to have the chance to work and make his debut with the Ogden Musical Theatre family this summer. You can continue to follow Drelan's journey on Instagram @drelanzevans

Andrew Reeser

Lord Farquaad

Previous credits include OMT's "Into the Woods," "Sweeney Todd," and most recently "School of Rock" at Hale Centre Theatre in Sandy. Love to family, friends and Rocky.

Jacob Tousley

Young Shrek-A

Eden Wayment

Young Fiona-A

Eden will be starting 5th grade this fall. She was last seen on this stage as Little Girl in Ragtime and after a few childrens productions is thrilled to be returning for another show experience with 'grown-ups'. Eden is an accomplished pianist, loves to read, and is always planning adventures for her friends and family.

Elena Weeks

Young Fiona-B

PK Dallimore

Teen Fiona

PK is honored to be in her first production with OMT at the Eccles Theater (where she made her stage debut as a four-year-old penguin in a junior production of the Nutcracker). PK has performed in dozens of shows at Ogden’s Ziegfield Theater with her favorite credits being Frozen (Elsa), Les Mis (Cosette) and Wizard of Oz (Dorothy). In addition to singing and playing the piano, PK has recently started doing theater light design and sound board. XOXOXO

Hailey Weeks

Mama Bear / Dragon

Hailey is delighted to be making her debut with OMT! Hailey graduated from Weber State University with a BA in Musical Theater. Some of her favorite past credits include Jo (Little Women), Cinderella (Into the Woods), Little Red Riding Hood (Into the Woods), Kate Osbourne (The Cripple of Innishman), Yvonne (Sunday in the Park with George), and Alice (Seven Brides for Seven Brothers). Hailey would like to thank her family for their love and support while she pursues her passion for theater.

Dylan Panter

PaPa Bear / Thelonius

Dylan Floyd Panter is a graduate from the University of Utah with a B.F.A in Musical Theatre. Dylan was recently seen as Prince Herbert and Not Dead Fred in Spamalot (Ziegfeld Theater), Dick/Bob in 9 to 5 (Ziegfeld Theater), and as Billy in Bright Star (Ziegfeld Theater). He is also a choreographer and has been choreographing shows for 10 years. His recent choreography experience was The Sound of Music and Pirates of Penzance at the Ziegfeld Theater.

Landry Thomas

Gingy / Sugar Plum Fairy / Blind Mouse

Landry Thomas is thrilled to be back after a long pandemic and making her OMT debut! Landry is a Weber State Alumni (2020) with a Bachelor's in Musical Theatre. Some of her favorite past projects have been: Ruthless (Tina DenMark), Crazy For You (Polly), and Curtains (Bambi). Currently, Landry is working at a children's theatre, Backstage Performing Arts, and is costuming The Little Mermaid Jr. "A big shout out to my family and friends for all the love and support. Enjoy the show!"

Jaycee Harris

Pinocchio

Jaycee is beyond excited to join the cast of OMT’s Shrek: The Musical! She recently graduated from Weber State University with a BA in Musical Theatre and loves any opportunity to entertain! Some of her favorite previous roles include: Something’s Afoot (Miss Tweed), Cinderella(Charlotte), and Xanadu(Kira). When she’s not onstage you can find her in Disneyland or with her nose in a book!

Alma Lambson

Big Bad Wolf / King Herold / Captain of the Guard

Alma was last seen on the Egyptian stage in Into the Woods as Rapunzel's Prince. Some of his other credits include Pirates of Penzance, Sound of Music, Something Rotten!, and Spelling Bee. He has always loved performing and loves to work with such talented and amazing people. Alma wants to thank his parents Ilene and Tim and his best friends Marie and Wyatt for their unending love and support of him as he pursues his dreams!

Brett Garlick

Pig #1

Brett is so excited to be back on the Peery's Egyptian Theatre stage with such an incredibly talented cast and production team! Brett was last seen with OMT in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Jacob / Potiphar). Favorite roles also include - Wizard of Oz (Lion), Scrooge (Tom Jenkins) and Music Man (Mayor Shinn). Brett wants to thank his wife, Jenny, for holding down the fort while he jumps back into his "Big Bright Beautiful World"!

Bryce Romleski

Pig #3

Raised in Ramstein, Germany, Bryce is ecstatic to be making his debut at The Egyptian Theatre. A junior in the Musical Theatre Program at the University of Utah, Bryce was most recently seen in Head Over Heels (Ensemble), Newsies (Albert), Much Ado About Nothing (Claudio), and Little Shop of Horrors (Seymour). Bryce would like to thank his friends and family for their unwavering love and support.

Brianne Jeide

White Rabbit

Brianne is so excited to be joining the OMT family and to be part of such an amazing team of people. She recently graduated with her BA in Musical Theatre from Weber State University. Brianne was last seen in Rodger’s and Hammerstein’s Cinderella (Charlotte) and she is so excited to continue performing.

Mariana Villarreal

Fairy Godmother

Shelby Hovley

Peter Pan / Pied Piper / Blind Mouse

Shelby holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theater from Weber State University. Shelby has been seen on the Carousel Theatre stage for three seasons at Lagoon Amusement Park. With a solid background in Choreographing and Directing she owns a youth musical theatre studio in Centerville (Backstage Performing Arts). When she is not teaching and directing her passion for performance has given her opportunities to play, Ariel in Footloose, Jeannie in Nice Work If You Can Get It, Lola in Damn Yankees and Bambi in Curtains. Enjoy the show!

Demi Jorgensen

Wicked Witch / Queen Lillian

Abrielle Hambleton

Ugly Duckling / Blind Mouse

Jonathan Guerra

Mad Hatter / Greeter

Jonathan Guerra was born in San Antonio, Texas and Raised in Utah. Jonathan is a graduate from Weber State University. Where he taught Contemporary Repertoire and continues to dance for companies local in Ogden, lagoon entertainment, and studios. Also more than welcome to check out my website https://jonguerra123.wixsite.com/eptolegon/biography

Rebecca Schull

Humpty Dumpty / Mama Ogre

Born singing and raised performing, Rebecca Schull is an established musician with evolving artistic sensibilities. Aside from the personal joy she finds in singing, Rebecca's artistry is centered in authentic connection, which she hopes to share with you.

Ellie Burkhardt

Ensemble / Elf / Female Swing