Beauty and the Beast Jr. Cast
Lincoln Barker (Beast)
Lincoln is a 6th grader at BP Elementary School, and is thrilled to be performing as The Beast in this year's production of Beauty and the Beast Jr. He has been in a number of Elementary Drama Productions including The Sound of Music (Friedrich von Trapp) Peter Pan Jr. (Curley)and 101 Dalmatians KIDS (Boxer Narrator). Lincoln loves soccer and has recently taken up lacrosse and golf! He would like to thank his family for always supporting him, and Mrs. Szumowski for giving him this opportunity!
Elizabeth Lee (Belle)
Elizabeth is currently in 5th grade at BP Elementary School. This is the second production that she will be performing in, the first being Peter Pan (Lost Boy). Elizabeth is an aspiring artist and likes to skateboard in her free time. Many thanks go out to her Mom & Ben for their support, to all of her grandparents for helping her get to and from drama and for their unconditional support. Thanks to her Dad and Whitney for helping her run lines, as well as thanks to the rest of her family and friends for believing in her dreams. She would like to thank Mrs. Szumowski for her dedication to this program, for believing in her, and for trusting her with the role of Belle. Break a leg to the cast of BATB!
Vivian Purcell (Mrs. Potts)
Vivian is in her final year at BP Elementary School and has been in the Elementary Drama program since 3rd grade. Some of her favorite roles were Wizard of Oz (Munchkin Mayor) Aladdin KIDS (Lamp Vendor) and Peter Pan Jr. (Wendy). Vivian loves drama and in her spare time she enjoys, skiing, playing piano, flute and drawing. She would like to thank her family for all of their love and support.
Gianna Gugliemelli (Lumiere)
Gianna is a 5th grader at BP Elementary School. She has been in several BPES Drama Club productions including: Sound of Music (Brigitta von Trapp) Peter Pan Jr. (Slightly) and 101 Dalmatians KIDS (Patch). Gianna enjoys playing soccer and would like to thank her family for their never ending support.
Serra Hill (Cogsworth)
Serra is a 6th grader at BP Elementary school and is ecstatic to be a part of this show. This is her debut performance! She enjoys riding her bike, drawing, and learning German. She is very thankful to Mrs. Szumowski for giving her this role. She would like to thank her family for supporting her.
Jenavieve Parkes (Madame De La Grande Bouche)
Jenavieve is in grade 6 at BP Elementary School. Jena has been a part of the BPES drama club for several years. Some of her favorite shows include Peter Pan Jr. (Tootles), and 101 Dalmatians KIDS (Chihuahua Narrator). In her free time Jena enjoys playing basketball. She would like to thank her family for their love and support.
Jake Teresco (Gaston )
Jake is a 5th grader at BP Elementary School, and is very excited to be performing as Gaston in this year's production of Beauty and the Beast Jr! Prior roles include John (Peter Pan Jr.) and Kurt (Sound of Music). Jake enjoys skiing. He would like to thank Lillian Faulkner for helping him with vocals. He would also like to thank his Mom and Dad for supporting him.
Viviana DiMezza (Lefou)
Viviana is a 4th grader at BP Elementary School. She will be portraying the role of Lefou in her second BPES Drama Club production. She also played the role of Michael in last year's production of Peter Pan Jr. Her hobbies include crafting, playing soccer, learning about sharks, and math. Viviana would like to thank her parents for always supporting her, her brother Enzo, for helping her practice her lines, and her family for cheering her on all the time.
Genavieve Hanson (Chip)
Genevieve is excited to begin her drama experience this year as a second grader as Chip in Beauty and the Beast Jr. In addition to performing, Genevieve enjoys drawing, painting, and writing stories. She would like to thank her brother and sister for inspiring her to do drama. She is also grateful to her family, Mrs. Szumowski, and all of the parent volunteers for their support.
Chloie King (Babette)
Chloie is a 6th grader at BP Elementary School. She has been in several BPES Drama productions, of those, some of her favorites include Peter Pan Jr. (Nibs) and 101 Dalmatians KIDS (Poodle Narrator). In addition to performing, she enjoys roller skating with her friends. Chloie would like to thank her family for always supporting her dreams!