Cast & Alumni Spotlight
Cade Cannon Ball
WHCT Shows: "Charlottes Web" - Baby spider, "Narnia" - Evil Dwarf, "Seussical the Musical" - Jo-Jo. National Tours: Michael Banks in Disney's Broadway Production of Mary Poppins, John Darling in Peter Pan with Cathy Rigby. Cade's TV & film credits include: The 5th Wave Feature film / Sony Pictures, ABC - Meet the Fosters, Selfie, & Disney.NBC - Growing Up Fisher & Medium. Nickelodeon. CBS - NCIS Los Angeles. Junior Eye. Awesomeness/TV/DreamWorks Pictures - Side Effects Seasons 1,2,3.

Phoenix Burke/Phoenix Phenomenal - Magician, Actor, Rubik's Cube Master
Wild Horse Children's Theater: "Sven" - Frozen, Jr.,  "Les" - Newsies, "Christopher Robin" - Winnie the Pooh, "Herbert" - Junie B. Jones, "Billy" - Honk, Jr, "Michael Hobbs" - Elf Jr.,  "Abu" - Aladdin, "Toulouse" - Aristocats, "Jack" - Babes in Toyland, "Tommy" - Dr. Doolittle, "Emperior" - Mulan, Jr, "Roo" - Winnie the Poo....and more!
Western Nevada Musical Theatre Company: "Nigel" - Matilda, The Musical, "Flounder" - The Little Mermaid, "Winthrop" - The Music Man 
Community: Dolan Auto Group Commercial, Senior Care Plus Commercial and Print Advertising, Renown Hospital advertising, Radio - Indianapolis Zoo, Study Dog, Feature Film - Last Weekend, WDI - NASCAR Main Event model, Austin's House - TV Commercial, Peace Officer's Museum - Promotional Video

​Grant Davis
WHCT Shows: "Suessical" - Wickersham, "Beauty and the Beast" - Lefou, "Honk, Jr." - Ugly.
Achievements: IMTA Junior Singer of the Year LA 2011, Dr Phil's Is My Child a Star Winner,
Invited to the Grammy's by the MusiCares and the Grammy Foundations, Working with Dyan Cannon 
in a mentoring television show, films "Dam California” and “Something Like Summer”

AJ Danna
WHCT Shows: “Aladdin, Jr.” – Aladdin, “Nick Tickle” – Wolf (awarded Pony Award for Best Comedic Actor in a Play), “Alice in Wonderland, Jr.” – Caterpillar
Achievements: Television appearances including “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” Disney Channel, Nickelodeon, ABC Family, and Comedy Central. Stage appearances including improv comedy with The Groundlings and ComedySportzLA and performing stand-up comedy.

Kimora Whitacre
WHCT Shows: Mulan Jr. - Mulan, "Annie, Jr." - Molly, "Cinderella"-Sweetie Pie Mouse
Achievements: Jane in Mary Poppins at the Western Nevada Musical Theatre Company, Signed with Osbrink Agency in LA (top clients include Dakota and Elle Fanning)

​Braeden Alexander Garrett
WHCT Shows: “High School Musical, Jr.”, Cogsworth in “Beauty & the Beast, Jr”., Daddy Warbucks in “Annie, Jr.”, Horton in “Seussical the Musical". Currently attending University of South Dakota majoring in Musical Theatre performance. Played Frédéric Fronkenstein in “Young Frankenstein” and Leon Czolgosz in “Assassin's”. Open Jar Institute (Broadways most incorporated musical theater intensive) in New York.

Hannah Hartman
WHCT Shows: Babette in “Beauty and the Beast, Jr.” The Narrator in “Lion, Witch and Wardrobe”. Aquata in Disney’s “The Little Mermaid, Jr.”
Living in Los Angeles and in a two year program training in the Meisner technique at the Joanne Baronne/DW Brown acting studio in Santa Monica. Alumni from that school include Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, and Halle Barry

Sydney Berg
WHCT Shows: "Mulan, Jr","Babes in Toyland"
Achievements: Signed with TruTalent Agency, Campaigns include: Dicks Sporting Goods, Kastel Denmark,, Grand Sierra Resort. Also performs with Western Nevada Musical Theater, Nevada Youth Opera, Tahoe Players, Sierra School of Performing Arts.

Kenni Kinsey
WHCT shows: "Narnia”, "Seussical the Musical, Jr.", “Aladdin, Jr.” Currently living in LA and following her dream. Works for CAC Theater in Santa Monica. as well as clubs in Hollywood, Los Angeles, and soon in Las Vegas. While theater is her passion, she still does commercials and film/tv when the opportunity arises.

Melody Ricketts
WHCT shows: Charlotte's Web (Wilbur); Once Upon a Mattress (Jester), Seussical,.Jr. (Mayzie), Beauty & The Beast, Jr. (Belle),
Aladdin, Jr. (Iago), The lion, Witch and the Wardrobe (Tumnus), Working in film and theater in LA. Audrey in Little Shop of Horrors at Farmer's Alley Theater. Works as a Princess for Smile and a Song Princess Parties, and sing/dances in Teatro Martini, a dinner theater cabaret. Currently appearing in: "Beauty and the Beast" with Glendale Centre Theatre and "EDGES" with Chromolume Theater, associated with The Hollywood Fringe Festival 2016

Monica Ricketts 
WHCT Shows: Charlotte's Web (Charlotte), Working in LA in film, commercials and theater. Principal Singer, Disney Cruise Lines & Universal Stuidos, Marrilyn Monroe. Film: Presidents' Day, Inner Monsters ,It's a Seussical Life, Liv. Theater: Oklahoma!, Ado Annie, Spring Awarkening, Avenue Q,, Shrek...The Musical, Princess Fiona 

Colton Brodeur
WHCT: worked tech on many WHCT productions, Aladdin, Jr. - Jafar, Once Upon a Mattress - The Wizard. Currently working professionally as a technician for several theaters in and around Los Angeles. He has been a sound designer for several shows and aspires to direct, hoping one day to start a theatre company of his own. 

Darby Beckwith 
WHCT: Beauty and the Beast - Belle, Dr. Doolittle - Madeline Mugg, The Little Mermaid; Annie; The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe; Honk, Jr (2011), Camp Counselor for Summer on Broadway (multiple years). Currently obtaining a BFA in Musical Theatre from Ohio Northern University. Shows that I have been in are: Jesus Christ Superstar, The Wolves, Shrek the Musical, Andrew Lippa's "The Wild Party," and the Ohio Northern Holiday Spectacular. 
I also work as a vocal coach, and am the Co-Captain of Fearless ShenANYgans, ONU's improv comedy troupe! 

We are very proud of our young actors. Many have moved on to professional careers in theater, TV and film while others have pursued technical careers in the arts. Here is what some of our alumni and current cast members are up to:
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