•  Sabit Alam (Run Crew) - Sabit is a freshman at West Potomac. This will be his second show with Beyond the Page, and fourth show overall. He was the understudy for Harry Cooper in Night of the Living Dead, and he was in Honk, Jr.! while at Carl Sandburg, as well as Bugs in A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to 5th Period. He is on the improv team, and has high hopes for the future of his thespian career.  ←

  • Kat Amato (Dead Mum) - Kat is a senior at WPHS and this is her ninth show with Beyond the Page Theatre. You may have seen her most recently as Barbara in Night of the Living Dead and Mrs. Hathaway in School of Rock. Last year she was in the world’s fastest musical—Starlight Express as Krupp. In her free time she works on her college auditions. She hopes you enjoy the show and don’t forget to donate money for Scotland!  →

  • Emily Atkinson (Ensemble) - Emily is a freshman, and Billy Elliot is her third show with Beyond the Page. Earlier this year, she participated in School of Rock and Night of the Living Dead. She is excited to be in her first spring show at West Potomac and can’t wait to work with this very talented group of people. She hopes you enjoy the show!  ←

  • Mike Auld (Ensemble) - This is Mike's second show with Beyond the Page Theatre and his first spring musical. His first role, the understudy for Johnny in Night of the Living Dead, was a lot of fun and he is super excited to be in more shows in the future.   →

  • Jonathan Barger (Dad) --This is Jonathan Barger’s tenth show with Beyond the Page Theatre. This is his third spring musical; in the past two years he’s played Uncle Fester in The Addams Family and Greaseball in Starlight Express. He practiced last year with skating for Starlight Express and is incredibly excited to practice ballet and tap for this show.  ←

  • Julia Barua (Ensemble) - Julia is a freshman and Billy Elliot is her second show with Beyond the Page Theatre.  Prior to this show, she performed in Night of the Living Dead as a zombie. Although she hasn't been in theatre as long others, she is excited to say that the Beyond the Page has changed her in many ways and she will be officially joining the theatre classes in her junior year. She hopes that the art of theatre will change you as the audience, as it did to her.  →

  • Alanna Belmont (Props Mistress) - Alanna is a junior at West Potomac and she is enthralled to be in her fourth Beyond the Page show. She was in The Outsiders as Sandy, a pit singer in Starlight Express, and was both Shonelle and a props designer in School of Rock. This is her second time working with the props team and she can’t wait for you to see the show!  ←

  • Doug Black (Pit Supervisor) - Billy Elliot is Doug’s second show with Beyond the Page.  He played Tank in Starlight Express last spring. He can’t wait to get back into a show, and would vehemently encourage you to come see Billy Elliot now.  →

  • Carolyn Bloom (Julie Hope) - Billy Elliot is Carolyn’s first show with Beyond The Page Theatre. Carolyn is a freshman at West Potomac  and is on the varsity dance team. She has been dancing for 13 years and enjoys dancing at basketball games, football games and in Alexandria’s The Nutcracker. She is very excited for you to see the show!   ←

  • Aubrey Blount (Lighting Crew/Run Crew) - This will be Aubrey's first show as a technician. Aubrey is in his junior year and has already acted in School of Rock and Night of the Living Dead earlier this school year. Aubrey is very excited to learn lighting and experience a different side of Beyond the Page with Billy Elliot.   →

  • Declan Boyle (Posh Dad/Scab) - Declan is a junior and is very excited to be in his 5th show with Beyond the Page.  He loves working with everyone and is excited for another show.  ←

  • Quinn Burgard (Costume and Makeup Crew) - Quinn is a sophomore who has already participated in five shows, making Billy Elliot her sixth. She is very excited to be part of this show and to be in the costume department for the second time.  →

  • Franco Cabanas (Billy Elliot) - Franco is a sixth grader at Lane Elementary. Franco loves to sing, enjoys drawing, playing the violin and playing soccer with his three siblings. His debut in theater was in the role of Oliver in the show Oliver! at MVCCT. His professional theater performances includes Oliver! with Adventure Theatre and A Christmas Carol at Ford’s Theatre. He performed in the opera Une Education Manquee at the Kennedy Center and the French Alliance in NY. He was nominated for a “Helen Hayes Award” for the role of Oliver with Adventure Theatre. He is thrilled to be working with the Beyond the Page Theater and hopes you enjoy the show.  ←

  • Savannah Cain (Costume and Makeup Crew) - Savannah Cain is a freshman at West Potomac. This is her second show with Beyond the Page, her first being Night of the Living Dead as a zombie. This will be her 5th show and final show in Virginia. She cannot wait to be a part of costume and makeup crew for this show.  →

  • Kayla Claussen (Lighting Designer) - Kayla is a junior at West Potomac and this will be her ninth show with Beyond the Page Theatre. She can’t wait to be part of this show and to work with such a large cast and crew.  ←

  • Logan Claussen (Set Designer/Flight Crew) - Logan is a sophomore at West Potomac and is excited to participate in his seventh show with Beyond the Page Theatre Company. He worked on stage crew for American Idiot in the fall of last year and is excited to work with Beyond the Page for the rest of his high school career.  →

  • Ella Danyluk (Ensemble) - Ella is a freshman at West Potomac. This is her second show onstage with Beyond the Page, her first being Night of the Living Dead as Barbara’s understudy. She was also the house manager for School of Rock. This will be her 12th performance, and hopes that you enjoy it thoroughly!  ←

  • Sam Davidson (Big Davey and Projection) - Sam Davidson is a junior and this will be his seventh Beyond the Page show. He is super excited to be taking part in Billy Elliot, and cannot wait to share the amazing show with the audience. He first saw Billy Elliot in London, and hopes that you will enjoy the show as much as he did.  →

  • Victoria de Dios (Sound design) - Victoria is a sophomore at West Potomac. This will be Victoria’s fifth show for Beyond The Page Theatre. This will be her fourth show on sound, and her third show running sound. You may have heard her design recently in Night of the Living Dead. She is excited to be working on this show and hopes you enjoy it as much as she did designing it.  ←

  • Adrianna DeLorenzo (Sandra Wilkinson) - Adrianna is currently a junior and she couldn’t be more excited to participate in this production. This is her third show, and her first spring show, with Beyond the Page, and every show has brought her closer with each cast. They are like a family to her and she could not be more excited to share this experience with the community!  →

  • Willa Denton (Susan Parks) - Willa is a freshman at West Potomac. She just finished the winter season of Varsity Gymnastics and is so excited to be in a show again. She was a part of the fall musical, School of Rock, and has been in numerous community shows. Willa’s been dancing as a hobby since third grade, but she still isn’t that good, so she’s excited to play as a mediocre dancer. She loves being a part of Beyond the Page and she hopes you enjoy the show.  ←

  • Luciana Ducceschi (Clipboard Woman/Ensemble) - This is Luciana’s fourth spring musical at West Potomac; it is also her last spring musical as she is a senior. In the past she has participated in several winter plays and one fall show. Her previous shows include Spamalot, Addams Family, Starlight Express, School of Rock, and Night of the Living Dead.  →

  • Madison Eaton (Tracey Atkinson) - Madison Eaton is a sophomore at West Potomac and this is her third show with Beyond the Page Theatre Company. She has also been in Starlight Express and School of Rock. Madison has been dancing for 10 years and is so excited to be part of this production.  She is thrilled to be working with such an amazing cast and crew and hopes you enjoy the show!  ←

  • Natalie Edwards (Debbie Wilkinson/Choreographer) - Natalie is a sophomore at West Potomac and is overjoyed to be playing Debbie and choreographing the dances for Billy Elliot. This is her fifth production with Beyond the Page Theatre Company; she has played an ensemble member in American Idiot, Wrench in Starlight Express, Mason in School of Rock, and a zombie in Night of the Living Dead. She loves performing up on stage and can’t wait to perform in Rock of Ages this summer at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland. She is also excited to get the chance to perform Billy Elliot again after being a part of the U.S National Tour.  →

  • Paige Edwards (Keeley Gibson) - Paige Edwards is a senior at West Potomac and this is her 11th show with Beyond the Page Theatre Company. Also at West Potomac, she is a co-president of the Tri M Music Honor Society and is enjoying her fourth year taking guitar class and third year performing with the Guitar Ensemble. She is excited to have this opportunity to incorporate her love of dancing in her theatre performance. She has been dancing her whole life and thinks this show is a great culmination of her high school career.  ←

  • Matt Evans (Run Crew) - Matt is a junior at West Potomac and is excited to be part of the show. This his first show doing tech and he is thrilled to be part of the run crew. He will also be helping out with the costume department for this show, which he is excited about. He first saw Billy Elliot in London and loved it and he hopes you enjoy the show too.  →

  • Sophia Farino (Dead Mum Understudy/Ensemble) - This is Sophia’s third show with Beyond the Page Theatre! She has done many shows with MVCCT in the past. She is very excited to be learning all the new dances and to be able to understudy the role of dead mum!  ←

  • Kendall Grady (Mrs. Wilkinson Understudy/Ensemble) - Billy Elliot is Kendall’s third show with Beyond the Page Theatre Company. She was in the School of Rock ensemble and played Helen Cooper’s understudy in Night of the Living Dead. She is grateful for the opportunity to play Mrs. Wilkinson and enjoys learning alongside Adrianna. Kendall hopes you love the show as much as she does!! →

  • Micah Griffin (Small Boy) - Micah is 6 years old and in kindergarten at St. Aidan’s Day School.  Micah is so excited to participate in Billy Elliot.  He enjoyed being part of The Nutcracker here at West Potomac this winter.  He looks forward to performing for the community!  ←

  • Grant Hamilton (Michael Caffrey) - Grant is excited to be in his first show with Beyond the Page. He’s a seventh grader at Carl Sandburg Middle School. Most recently he played Buddy in Elf Jr. at ACCT, but he’s been in multiple shows in the past. He’s also a versatile musician. He hopes you enjoy the show!  →

  • Jade Han (Jodi Raynes) - Jade is a junior at West Potomac. She has been on the West Potomac Dance Team for 3 years and this is her first show with Beyond the Page. She is very excited to be playing a Ballet Girl. Jade hopes you enjoy the show!  ←

  • Madison Harden (Alison Summers) - Madison is a senior at West Potomac and this is her second show with Beyond the Page Theater. She is also a captain of the West Potomac Dance Team, and has been dancing for 16 years.  She is incredibly excited to be in Billy Elliot and hopes you enjoy the show!  →

  • Lindsay Johnson (Amanda Davidson) - Lindsay, a sophomore, is on the Varsity Dance Team at West Potomac. She has been dancing for 14 years and loves to dance at competitions, football and basketball games, for Artspire VA, and in the Alexandria Nutcracker. She hopes you enjoy the show!  ←

  • Helen Kitrosser (Sharon Percy/ Props Team) - This is Helen’s tenth  show with Beyond the Page Theatre. She is a senior and super excited to be in her first main stage musical here at West Potomac! Helen is also honored to be one of the 18 students going to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival this summer. She hopes you have as much fun watching Billy Elliot as she did being a part of it!  →

  • Kaylie Kopicki (Costumes/Makeup Designer) - Kaylie is a junior at West Potomac and is excited to be working on this show with so many new people. This is her eighth show with Beyond the Page and she can’t wait for more.  ←

  • Tony Lemus (Tony) - Tony is a junior at West Potomac. This will be Tony’s ninth show with Beyond the Page and he is so excited to be returning to the stage! He would like to thank Cathy, Mark, Clark and the rest of this amazing cast and crew for creating such a fantastic show. He is glad you came and hopes that you enjoy the show!  →

  • David Lewis (Run Crew) - David is a senior at West Potomac and this will be his third show with Beyond the Page. He played Mr. Noble/Security Guard in School of Rock, and a zombie in Night of The Living Dead. Billy Elliot will be his first show doing tech as part of the run crew.  ←

  • Casey Long (Lesley) - This is Casey’s fourth show with Beyond the Page Theatre, including Starlight Express, School of Rock, and Night of the Living Dead.  She loves being involved in the productions and had a blast learning how to dance. She is so excited to do more productions with Beyond the Page!  

  • Emily Lyon (Stage Manager/Marketing Co-Head) - Emily is a junior at West Potomac. This is her twelfth show with Beyond the Page. In past productions she has had the pleasure of being a stage manager for American Idiot, Outsiders, Starlight Express, School of Rock, and Night of the Living Dead. She has also had the opportunity of performing in the ensemble in both Addams Family and The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.  ←

  • Emily Madden (Camilla Hardy) - Emily Madden is a senior at West Potomac. This is her first show with Beyond the Page Theatre. She has been dancing for 15 years, and has been a member of the West Potomac Dance Team for four years. She is so excited to be a part of this amazing show!

  • Frankie Mananzan (Grandma) - This is Frankie’s sixteenth and final show with Beyond the Page Theatre. She has done more shows here than some of her fellow cast members have lived in years. Almost all of her favorite high school memories have been in the making of these productions. She loves this company very dearly, and hopes that you continue to come see all the shows they put on, even when she is long gone. She hopes you enjoy the show as much as she has enjoyed putting it on stage.  ←

  • Max Marshall (Mr.Wilkinson/Miner) - Max is a sophomore at West Potomac. Billy Elliot will be his ninth show with Beyond the Page Theatre. Max has recently played Hardhead and Dustin (Understudy) in Starlight Express, Chase in American Idiot, and James in School of Rock. Max will also be performing at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Rock of Ages later this summer. He is so excited to be part of such an amazing theatre company and can’t wait for this amazing show. Enjoy the show!  →   

  • David McFarlane (Miner) - David is beyond excited to perform in his first show with Beyond the Page! He has been playing the violin for 11 years, and he’s ready to venture forth into the wide world of theatre. He’s loving the experience so far and he knows things are only going to get better from here. He is proud to be a part of this production.  ←

  • John McFarlane (George/Miner) - John is absolutely stoked to be a part of his fifth production at Beyond the Page. John has been performing in one way or another since he was even smaller than he is now. He is chomping at the bit to perform this particular musical, Billy Elliot, as it is personally very special to him. John loves performing and hopes to continue doing so for many years to come. →

  • Ella Moore (Technical Director/Set Designer/Flight Crew) - Ella is a senior at West Potomac. This is her fourteenth (and last sadly) production as a set designer and fourth year as a student in the technical theatre class. This is her first production as a technical director and she couldn’t be happier for the experience. She was thrilled to be part of two Cappie award-winning set design teams from past seasons. She is extremely grateful for this amazing opportunity to be part of such a special musical.  ←

  • Dabney Murphy (Ensemble) - Dabney is a freshman and this is her first show with Beyond the Page. She is super excited to be in her first high school production, and hopes you enjoy the show.  →

  • Hannah Nobles (Tina Harmer) - Hannah is a senior at West Potomac and this is her second show with Beyond the Page. She is currently a captain of the dance team and she loves to dance at football and basketball games. She also choreographs for Artspire VA, a non-profit organization. Enjoy the show!  ←

  • Anna Penkiunas (Karen Davidson) - Billy Elliot is Anna’s first show with Beyond the Page Theatre. Anna is a sophomore at West Potomac and is on the Varsity Dance Team. Anna has been dancing since age three, and has loved it since. She has thoroughly enjoyed being a part of the show and getting to combine acting, singing, and dancing. She hopes you enjoy the show!  →

  • Grace Perkins (Margaret Gormley) - Grace is a junior at West Potomac, and this is her fourth show with Beyond the Page. She was previously a dancing ancestor in The Addams Family, was part of the crew in American Idiot, and was Hip Hopper 1 in Starlight Express. Along with being part of the theatre company, she loves dancing with the WP Varsity Dance Team. She is thrilled to be a part of the show and she hopes you enjoy it!  ←

  • Elaina Phalen (Stage Manager/Set Designer) - Elaina is a junior and is excited to be involved in her ninth production with Beyond the Page Theatre Company. In previous West Potomac shows she has been set designer, a dancing ancestor, stage manager, assistant stage manager, head stage crew, and the violinist in American Idiot.  →

  • Sheridan Phalen (Chatelle Fava) - Sheridan is a freshman at West Potomac High School. Billy Elliot is her second Beyond the Page Theatre Company production, School of Rock being the first. Sheridan has been dancing for eleven years prior to this production, and is excited to play a ballet girl.  ←

  • Alyssa Phillips (Ensemble) - This is Alyssa’s second show with Beyond The Page Theatre. Her career started with her dancing around her kitchen island with her parents when she was three. Ever since then, she learned to love music. Even though she is just a freshmen, she excited to do further shows with this theatre company.  

  • Katie Portillo (Ensemble) - Katie is a freshman at West Potomac and is ecstatic to be participating in her second production and first musical with Beyond the Page. Katie is a Variable Girl on The Great Whales Improv Team.  Aside from theatre, Katie enjoys photography, reading, and playing the piano. She is excited to share the stage with so many talented people and would like to thank everyone who has made this show possible.  ←

  • Becca Roberts (Costume and Makeup Crew/Michael’s Dance Captain) - Becca is a senior at West Potomac and this will be her twelfth and final show with Beyond the Page. She is very excited to be in another one of these well-crafted programs. Enjoy the show eh!  →

  • Collin Roberts (Marketing Team) - Colin is a freshman at West Potomac and is very happy to be a part of the marketing team for Billy Elliot. Billy Elliot is his first show with Beyond the Page Theatre Company and he hopes to be a part of future shows.  ←

  • Hannah Roverse (Kirsty Sparks) - Hannah is a freshman at West Potomac. While not acting, she enjoys singing, dancing, and playing the violin. Billy Elliot is her first production with Beyond the Page Theatre and she is so excited to be working with such a wonderful cast and crew!  →

  • Halley Roy (Angela Robson) - Halley is a sophomore at West Potomac and is thrilled to be in her third production with Beyond the Page. She was previously in Starlight Express and Seussical and is very excited to continue skating in Billy Elliot. Halley is on the West Potomac Varsity Dance Team and is happy to be dancing even more in this production. She would like to thank everyone who has helped bring this show together!  ←

  • Charlie Ruppe (Tall Boy/Posh boy) - Charlie is currently a 7th grader at Carl Sandburg Middle School and an aspiring thespian. He’s been in four shows with Beyond the Page Theatre, starting as John in Peter Pan and Wendy, then soon after being cast as a “Knight of Ni” in Spamalot. He then got the chance to be the narrator in Starlight Express a year ago. Most recently he performed in Night of the Living Dead. He cherishes every chance he gets to be a part of the West Potomac Theatre family, and he hopes you cherish what you’re about to see here tonight.  

  • Lorna Ryan (Assistant Costumes and Makeup) - Lorna is a junior and this is her ninth production with Beyond the Page Theatre. She recently performed as Shwartzy in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Cherry in The  Outsiders, ensemble and understudy for Whatsername in American Idiot, Katie in School of Rock, as well as Helen in Night of the Living Dead. This is Lorna’s first show doing strictly tech. She is happy for the opportunity to be part of Billy Elliot and can’t wait for future shows.  ←

  • Will Schless (Head of Stage Crew/Riot Police) - Will is a junior at West Potomac and is beyond excited to participate in his third Cappies Show. He is really looking forward to being onstage as an extra Riot Cop and being able to be a part of the crew that is flying Billy. He has the opportunity to work with an amazing run crew and is ecstatic to work on Billy Elliot with everyone.

  • Valentina Selnick (Assistant Costumes and Makeup) - Valentina is a sophomore at West Potomac and is so excited to be doing tech for her 9th show with Beyond the Page Theatre! She is relieved to be taking a break from acting before Rock Of Ages which she is so excited for! Valentina is especially happy to welcome Matt Evans and Julian Worth to the costume crew, whom she loves so much! She hopes you enjoy the show!  ←

  • Jessica Steadman (Lighting Designer) - Jessica is a junior and this will be her ninth show with Beyond The Page Theatre. She can’t wait to do lights for such a unique show. She is excited to be working with such a big cast and can’t wait to get to know all the new faces!  →

  • Josh Stein (Mr. Braithwaite/Older Billy) - This is Josh’s third show with Beyond the Page Theatre. He is a junior and this is his first year attending West Potomac. He is extremely excited to be in a show so heavy on dancing and to be doing a second musical this year. He previously performed as a zombie in Night of the Living Dead and as Freddie in School of Rock.  ←

  • Josh Turner (Marketing/Publicity) - Josh is a junior at West Potomac. This will be his seventh production with Beyond The Page, having recently played Harry Cooper in Night of The Living Dead. Josh has also been in the ensemble for two musicals, and played guitar in the pit for American Idiot and American Idiot Revival. Josh also played the part of Two-Bit in The Outsiders last winter. This is his first show working only on tech, and he is very excited for the change of pace.  →

  • Lily Vita (Marketing Head) - Lily Vita is a junior at West Potomac. This is her ninth show at Beyond the Page Theatre. She is very excited to work on this show with the cast and crew.  ←

  • McKenna Wirth (Props Mistress) - McKenna is very excited to be part of Billy Elliot, her third show in her junior year.  Her past productions have included Night of the Living Dead (Chief McClellan), Avenue Express (Pearl), School of Rock (Ms. Gordon/Security Guard 1), and Starlight Express (Turnov).  She loves this show and hopes you enjoy it as much as she does!  →

  • Julian Worth (Costumes/Makeup Team) - Julian is a junior at West Potomac and is thrilled to be a part of such a talented community. He started doing community theatre at an early age, but his love of theatre has found its most welcoming home at West Po. This is his seventh musical with Beyond the Page, but only his first as a technician.  ←  

Meet the Cast and Crew of Billy Elliot 

Billy Elliot Orchestral Pit

Reed: Anna Ferrari

Reed: Elli Makinen

Reed: Robert Stewart

Reed: Matthew Weber

Reed: Gabe Gravini

Horn 1: Eileen Maas

Horn 2: Jordan Marion

Trumpet 1: Henry Drembus

Trumpet 2: Cooper May

Trumpet 3: Briza Valdes

Trombone 1: Halen Anderson

Trombone 2: Alex Kluskens

Piano 1: Joey Slagle

Piano 2: Cathy Manley

Guitar: Jason Seiler

Bass: Will Shute

Drumset: Jahari Fleetwood

Percussion: Patrick Beres

Percussion: Seth Lewis

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