Meet the Cast of Snow White
Back row: Kimberly Braun, Morgan Johnson, Carl Hallberg, Jerry Eisen, James Mullin, Lila Dabill, Journie Rosenow Middle row: Nolan Roode, Brecken Styles, Elliana Naegelen, Addie Koenig Front row: Grace Miller, Leila Koehler, Shaw Styles, Laura Sechrist, Abby Ruona, Aydin Koenig Not in Picture Vanessa Wolff
Kimberly Braun (Wicked Queen) is delighted to be part of Festival Theatre's 25th Anniversary Season. Kimberly has been an actor with Festival Theatre since 2011. Favorite roles have been Polly in Crazy for You Adelaide in This Untoward Generation! and Lady Larken in Once Upon a Mattress. Kimberly has performed at Alaska Cabin Nite Dinner Theatre, Iowa Theatre Artists Company, Great Plains Theatre (KS), and Wayside Theatre (VA). Kimberly is grateful for the love and support of her husband Darrell Johnston who she met and married in St. Croix Falls, for her host home family, Don Hansen and Sydney Paredes, and to the theatre staff and Falls community for allowing her to share what she loves in this beautiful place.
Lila Dabill (Snow White) is making her debut performance at Festival Theatre. She has appeared in White Christmas, Wizard of Ox, Beauty and the Beast, Alice in Wonderland, Stop Sending in the Clowns, and Pirates of Penzance, all in Lindstrom MN. She is a freshman at Chisago Lakes High School.
Addie Koenig (Raven) has appeared in several Youth and Family Series Productions including Beatrix Potter Tales, Trial of Tom Sawyer, and James and the Giant Peach. She is a student at the St Croix Falls School District and is in the 5th grade.
Leila Koehler (Dexter) has appeared at Festival Theatre in It's a Wonderful Life as Zuzu Bailery. She is in the fourth grade at Osceola Intermediate School. She wants to thank her Aunt Olivia for showing her how fun acting is and encouraging her to audition. Since starting she has also performed in some school Drama Rama performances.
Grace Miller (Jasper) appeared in last year’s Festival Theatre production of Aesop’s Fables. She enjoys singing and Irish dance. She is also learning to play the fiddle. Grace is currently in third grade.
Journie Rosenaw (Huntsman) is making her stage debut with Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. After auditioning, she was ecstatic to see that she got a part. Journie enjoyed competing in dance for nine years and wanted to expand her performances to include acting. In her freetime, Journie does craft fairs and puts her homemade accessories in a local store. She hopes to participate in more plays at Festival Theatre after this one.
Nolan Roode (Bridger) is excited for his first performance at Festival Theatre. At 7 years old he appeared in his first production with Prairie Fire Children's Theater and has since been in three more productions at Luck School.
Shaw Styles (Conner) is 9 and attends Osceola Intermediate School. Her performance experience include Festival Theatre productions of Aesop's Fables and James and the Giant Peach. She has performed at the St. Croix Art Barn in The City of Stories, Almost Paradise, Poultry Pandemonium, Up North and Mr. Murdle's Large Heart. She has also performed with the Osceola High School Drama Club in Music Man and Wizard of Oz. Shaw enjoys swimming, reading and singing. her future plans include going to college to become an obstetrician or a history professor.
Brecken Styles (Dove) has appeared in Festival Theatre productions including Aesop's Fables, Laura Ingalls Wilder Christmas, Beatrix Potter Tales, Cinderella and The Big Friendly Giant. She has also performed with the Osceola High School Drama Club in Music Man, Wizard of Oz, Alice in Wonderland and Cheaper by the Dozen. Brecken has performed in City of Stories, Almost Paradise, Poultry Pandemonium, Up North, Mr Murdle's Large Heart and Chocolate Milk Cow at the St Croix Art Barn. Brecken is 11 and attends Osceola Middle School. She enjoys singing, playing hockey and reading. Her future plans include attending Harvard University, getting a law degree and becoming a Supreme Court Judge.
Abby A. Ruona (Sawyer) is joining Festival Theatre for the third time as Sawyer in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. She has also appeared in Hans Brinker or The Silver Skates and A Christmas Story. She enjoys the fun times she has working with festival Theatre.
Laura Beth Sechrist (Tanner) is appearing for the first time on stage in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. She is excited to be an actress. Laura is in second gradt at Taylors Falls Elementary.
Vanessa Wolff (Mirror) is appearing for the first time in the production of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. She is an 8th grade homeschool student and resides in St. Croix Falls. Vanessa enjoys music, friends, family and the country life.