The Snow Queen
by Ron Nicol
Skilfully adapted from the famous original story by Hans Christian Andersen, this the story is presented by a group of Trolls. Gerda is a little girl who is distraught when her friend Kai disappears suddenly. She doesn't know this, but Kai was bewitched by the shard of glass from a magic mirror and his is imprisoned by the Snow Queen in her ice palace. Gerda finds help in her journey from a wide variety of characters, who each a. They help her to the royal court, and on to Lapland, where good conquers evil and the children are reunited.
Trinity Abdallah Blais / Enchantress, Old Hagis in 7th grade at Sebastian River Middle School. She loves to sing and dance at RCT. Some of her favorite shows and musicals include A Christmas Carol, Dinosaurs Before Dark, and Into the Woods Jr. She hopes to pursue her singing dream. She wants to give a special thanks to her family and friends.
Carrington Brown / Fourth Troll
Carrington is in 4th grade at St. Edward’s School. This is her first show at RCT. She likes singing, acting, and playing tennis. She is grateful to be part of this production.
David Calahan / Prince
David attends St. Helen Catholic School and is nine years old. He has been in Peter Pan Jr., Disney’s The Lion King, and Into the Woods Jr. He would like to give a special thanks to Kevin and Debbie.
Annabella Casares / Fifth Troll
Annabella attends St. Helen Catholic School. Her favorite show was Disney’s The Lion King. She wants to be an actress or a singer. She would like to attend the University of Florida, Go Gators! She likes to do art. She has acted in a play before at her school. She wants to give a special thanks to her mom and grandpa.
Audrey Dowdell / Sixth Troll
is in her 11th production at RCT and has enjoyed being in all of them. She would like to thank Kevin, and everyone else who helped with the show. She would like to thank Carrie for all of her hard work. This is going to be a fantastic show!
Victoria Dowdell / Tame Crow
Victoria has been in six shows at RCT and loves hanging out with her friends, learning the music, and then blocking. Special thanks to Carrie for all her hard work, and also Kevin, Debbie, and the cast for putting on a fantastic show!
Angelina Elizabeth DuBois / Reindeer
Angelina attends Gifford Middle School. Her favorite show was Alice in Wonderland. She would like to give a special thanks to RCT. She hopes to be an actor when she grows up.
J. Wyatt Falardeau / Troll
Wyatt has been participating in RCT classes and productions since 2013. His favorite productions are You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown, and Peter Pan Jr. He attends Gifford Middle School and loves reading, science, and math. He is an honorary Blue Man with Blue Man Group in Orlando.
Graham Edward Frankenberger / Wild Crow
Graham is excited to be in his third play at RCT. He attends Osceola Magnet School. He is in 5th grade. He would like to thank Kevin, Kelsey, and the RCT family for putting so much work into the show. It’s going to be fun!
Samantha Galego / Second Troll
Samantha has attended many classes at RCT. She appeared in the Rascals Review this past summer. This is her first play at RCT. She is a 4th grader at St. Helen’s School.
Kylie-Rose Hall / Troll
Kyle is in 3rd grade at Glendale Christian Elementary. She has been in The Nutcracker and Sleeping Beauty at other theatres. Her favorite hobby is swimming.
Grace Haller / Third Troll
Grace is in 4th grade at St. Edward’s School and has performed in both Disney’s The Lion King and Peter Pan Jr. this past season. She is grateful to Kevin and Debbie and RCT for the opportunity. She also wants to thank her mom, dad, and sister for all of their help and support.
Avi Johnson / Troll
Avi is in 1st grade at Beachland Elementary. This is her first show at RCT. She likes everything. Avi is excited to be part of this production.
Grace Lamothe / Troll
Grace is a 3rd grader at Rosewood Elementary. She loves ballet and reading. She is the 11th child in her family.
Jack Lamothe / Third Child, Third Robber
Jack is ten years old, in the 5th grade, and attends Rosewood Magnet. Jack’s passion is to play for the Florida Gators and to be a stand up comedian. Special thanks to David Callahan for all his encouragement.
Julia Lamothe / Snow Queen
Julia is in the 7th grade at Gifford Middle School. This is her first show at Riverside. She is very grateful to be a part of this production.
Amandine Lane / Twin Lady-In-Waiting
Amanda is French and American. She speaks both languages. Her favorite activities include writing, acting, singing, and playing the violin.
Mark Lee / Kai
is fifteen years old and in the 9th grade. He is home schooled and hopes to attend Texax A&M University for college. He has been in You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown, Peter Pan Jr., and High School Musical at RCT.
Sophie Leyda / First Troll
Sophie is a 4th grader at St. Edward’s School. She has taken dance for many years and is excited to branch out creatively in theatre.
Brieyana Miranda / Fourth Child
Brieyana thinks RCT is the best place in the world. She loves acting and musical theatre. She wants to be a Broadway star when she grows up. Her favorite play she has been in is Peter Pan Jr. She would like to give a big thanks to her mom, dad, sister, all of her friends, and the RCT staff.
Keith Montena / Sergeant
Keith is in 9th grade at St. Edward’s School. This is his first show at RCT, although he has been in other shows elsewhere. He is on the Varsity swim team, and he enjoys theatre.
Jessah Moore / Second Child, Second Robber
Jessah is in 4th grade at Glendale Elementary School. This is her 5th show at RCT. Her favorite hobbies are swimming, horse back riding, acting, singing, and dancing.
Charolette Nafe / Grandmother, Robber Girl
Charolette an eleven year old, homeschooled 6th grader, is very excited to be in this show. Favorite shows include A Christmas Carol, Dinosaurs Before Dark, Annie Jr., and Frog and Toad. She would like to thank her friends and family for their support and the RCT staff for this opportunity.
Alison Niederpruem / Gerda
Alison is eleven years old and in 6th grade at Saint Edwards. Her favorite shows that she has been in include Christmas Carol, Godspell Jr., Dinosaurs Before Dark, Peter Pan Jr. and Lion King Jr. Alison loves to perform and dreams of being on Broadway. Thanks to Kevin, Debbie and her parents.
Holly Ottoson / First Child, First Robber
Holly is a homeschooled 6th grader. Her hobbies include acting, singing, and reading. Her RCT credits include 101 Dalmations, Jungle Book, Frog and Toad KIDS, Disney’s The Lion King KIDS, Into the Woods Jr., and The Snow Queen. Special thanks to Kevin and Kelsey, they make everything so fun. She would also like to thank her parents.
Madelief Ann Raasveldt / First Soldier, Lapp Woman
Madelief is happy to be a part of the productions at RCT. She attends Beachland Elementary School and dreams of becoming an actress when she grows up.She would like to thank her parents for taking her to practice. She would like to give a special thanks to the directors.
Anabel Sanford / Princess
Anabel attends Drama Club at Sebastian River Middle School. She wants to be an actor when she grows up. Her favorite shows are mostly musicals, but she will gladly do a show even if it is not a musical.
Abigail Sylvia / Twin Lady-In-Waiting
Abigail is in the 6th grade at Beachland Elementary. She enjoys playing soccer, gymnastics, and acting. She loves animals and hopes to be an artist or veternarian when she grows up. She would like to thank her family for their support and Kevin and everyone at RCT for the opportunity.
Bailey Walker / Old Troll
Bailey is in the 5th grade at Osceola Magnet School. She has been involved with RCT since 2011. Acting, singing, and dancing are her passions. Some of her favorite shows that she has been in are Annie, Wish, Charlie Brown, The Little Mermaid, and Cat in the Hat. Special thanks to her family, friends, and the Theatre family.
Caroline Zoitak / Second Soldier, Finn Woman
Caroline is in 4th grade at St. Edward’s School. She loves theatre and is thrilled to be part the RCT family. She would like to thank her family for their support.
Directors / Kevin Quillinan and Kelsey Flannery
Scenic Designer / Sean Cox
Costume Designer / Corey Brittain
Lighting Designer / Sarah Elliot
Props Designer / Ruth Berry
Stage Manager / Alexandra Zimmer
Assistant Stage Manager / Cristina Pines