Our Current Artists to watch

Kaylee Emslie
Class of 2020

Kaylee wants to make musical theatre her career and future and is focusing on her singing, acting, and dancing while attending Grace. Kaylee made her debut appearance in "White Christmas" in 2017 as the role of Martha and will be playing Lucy in the spring production of "You're A Good Man Charlie Brown."

Rowan Gillette
Class of 2020

Rowan is a "lifer" at Grace, having attended since preschool, where her love of the stage began. She has performed in numerous shows, from her first choral concert at age 2 1/2, to everyone's favorite crab, Sebastian, in the Little Mermaid, to more recent appearances, such as, Betty Paris in The Crucible (2016), Rita the Dancing Girl in White Christmas (2017), and Sally Brown in this Spring's production of "You're a Good Man Charlie Brown." Rowan thrives on stage and has chosen to pursue a career in Performing Arts.

Ethan Henderson
Class of 2020

Ethan has been in Performing Arts since he began in Junior High.  Ethan will be debuting his first lead role this year as Charlie Brown in "You're A Good Man Charlie Brown. 

 

 

Ellie Fraser
Class of 2020

Ellie wants to join the creative world and is looking at careers in Visual Arts as well as Performing Arts.  She is a talented artist who can grace the stage as a performer as well as painting a canvas as an artist. Ellie landed her first lead role in 2017 in White Christmas and will be playing the role of Lucy in 2019's "You're A Good Man Charlie Brown". 

 

 

Lucas LaSecla
Class of 2020

Lucas has worked on multiple jobs including media, robotics during a show as well as lighting design and leading the lighting team in the 8 shows he has participated in. After graduation, Lucas will be heading towards a career in technical theater and stage lighting.

 

 

Enrike Llamas
Class of 2020

Enrike has been in 9 choir shows, 3 musicals, and 1 play while at Grace Brethren Jr/Sr High School. He enjoys participating in performing arts, and is looking forward to his senior year shows. In college, Enrike plans on majoring in psychology and hopefully being able to participate in musical theater.

 

Mirana Oddy
Class of 2020

Miranda Oddy has been in 17 performances from 2014-2020. She enjoys singing, acting and creating film pieces. In her future, she would like to pursue both Mathematics, Arts, and Film industry together in the business of Performing Arts. 

 

Taylor Hackbarth
Class of 2021

Taylor has viewed the world through an artistic prism since preschool. Her evolution from careless doodler to passionate and accomplished artist will never end. Art will forever help her see love and beauty where others would not.

 

Autumn Jessel
Class of 2021

Autumn keeps herself busy not only with Grace Brethren Performing Arts, she is an active member of the theatre scene in Southern California. Autum has starred in many plays such as Billy Elliot, The Little Mermaid, Fame Jr, Oklahoma!, Bye Bye Birdie and The Pirates of Penzance. Her vocals have been featured in many pieces of work. And to round out her talents, she is an accomplished dancer and has participated in many dance performances.

 

 

Emmerson Feola
Class of 2023
Emmerson is a competitive dancer. She has danced for 10 years and competitively danced for 7 years. She has been in 4 productions at Grace Brethren High School. She plans on continuing to dance through college and see where it takes her into her career.

 

 

Caleigh Moreno
Class of 2023
Caleigh is a born performer. Although she is only in the seventh grade, she has had the spotlight in such plays as Little Mermaid, Les Miserables, The Lion King and Willy Wonka. You can also hear her voice on movies, commercials and has been featured in the children's choir in Americas Got Talent. Caleigh represents our future at Grace Brethren as she performs in our theatre and music productions as well as working in the entertainment industry.

 

 

Jassir Rivera
Class of 2023

Jassir loves to be onstage. Singing, acting and dancing are his true passion. Since his debut as Simba in the 4th grade, he has been in fifteen productions at Grace Brethren as well as in our theather community.  Jassir has recorded professionally with Dream Records as well as America's Got Talent.  He has been nominated for best feature performance by the National Youth Arts Association. Jassir's goal is to be a professional performer and is looking for opportunities to grow in the industry. 

 

Nicholas Avery
Class of 2024
 
Nicholas Avery is a instrumentalist who plays multiple instruments but specializes in saxophone. He is just beginning his journey through band and hopes to continue in the future.

 

 

Andre Mora
Class of 2024

Andre loves to display his musical and artistic gifts. Andre has had roles in both White Christmas and Beauty and the Beast during his 6th grade year. Andre is also growing as a young clarinet player but perhaps most of all entertains the school each year with his singing at the school talent show.

 

 

Abby Wieler
Class of 2024

Abby is already an accomplished singer. This year she played the lead in the elementary Christmas production of "The Secret of Snowflake County." Abby also has roles in the high school productions of White Christmas and Beauty and the Beast and has sung in the past two "Past, Present, Future" productions put on by the High School Fine Arts Department.