Aspire Performing Arts Company’s Junior Performing Ensemble is currently in final rehearsals for its upcoming production of Disney’s Alice in Wonderland Jr. The production will feature local students ages 7 through 11 and will take place on Friday, August 1 at 8pm and Saturday, August 2 at 3pm at the Jacksonville Chapel in Lincoln Park, NJ.
Travel down the rabbit hole and join Alice's madcap adventures in Wonderland as she chases the White Rabbit, races the Dodo Bird, gets tied up with Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum, raps with a bubble-blowing Caterpillar, and beats the Queen of Hearts at her own game!
Disney’s Alice in Wonderland Jr. is directed by Randi Seffinger. The team also includes Anna Ventor, Choreographer; Emily Schider, Assistant to the Director/Stage Manager; and Scott Armato, Musical Consultant.
The cast includes Cadence Bernstein in the role of Alice, as well as Allessandro Bracchitta as the Mad Hatter, Adriana Brandstetter as the Queen of Hearts, Allison Paterno as the White Rabbit, and Darren Wilkins as the Caterpillar.
Rounding out the cast are Gabriella Canonaco, Mina Cocca, Sophia Flower, Jennifer Gajda, Mia Grillo, Nathan Harris, Emani Legette, Kimberly Massood, Skyler Maxwell, Madison Salamon, Caitlyn Sytsma, Madison Tkaczenko, Brielle Wilhelm, Maggie Wisneski, and Grace Zamloot.
The Jacksonville Chapel is located at 264 Jacksonville Road, Lincoln Park, NJ 07035.
Aspire Performing Arts was founded in January 2011 by Lisa Beth Vettoso. Ms. Vettoso has more than twenty years of experience in the performing arts and has been working with youth for more than a decade. Aspire Performing Arts Company’s mission is to provide educational workshops and full-length production opportunities for children and teens, offering them a professional arts experience in a friendly atmosphere. Recent productions by Aspire PAC include The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Legally Blonde, Disney’s Aladdin Jr., Footloose, Annie Jr., Once on this Island Jr., G2K Cinderella, and 13.