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Katy Agans (Frances O’Connell) is thrilled to be part of These Shining Lives. She has previously stage managed a number of shows at Madison College, including Little Women and Student Body. She would like to thank her friends and family for their endless love and support. 


Aris Awes (Leonard Grossman) is extremely excited to be part of his first ever Madison College production. Aris acted throughout his enrollment at Madison Memorial High School, and especially enjoyed playing Aaron in Curtains and Rick in The Nerd. Recently he has taken an improv class, has tried standup comedy open mics in Madison, and plans to continue with theatre at Madison College.

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Isaiah Coleman (Tom Donohue) is very excited and humbled to be in These Shining Lives. He recently acted in Madison College's Production of Puffs: or Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic and Magic. He is honored to be able to work hard and be part of this amazing cast and crew and is excited to put on this great production. 

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Emma Krueger (Pearl Payne) is in her second semester at Madison College and this is her second production. She’s so excited to be a part of These Shining Lives and is honored to tell this amazing story. She's been a part of the drama scene throughout high school and is excited to see where these next few years take her. She would like to thank her director Miranda for giving her this amazing opportunity as well as Marie for being the best stage manager.

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Kylie Miller (Charlotte Percell) is a sophomore at Madison College. Kylie’s other college productions include Student Body, The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe and Puffs: or Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic and Magic. Kylie is very excited to be a part of this wonderful production as it will be her last show at Madison College. She would like to thank all the cast and crew for their support and Miranda for always challenging her. She wouldn't be here without all the love from everyone and will take her experiences further in her education. Kylie is so excited to be a part of this production and hopes you enjoy the show.

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Elizabeth Nelson (Nurse/Sallie/Assistant Stage Manager) has served this show in a few different ways! She began this adventure in a new capacity as the Assistant Stage Manager. But as things progressed, she was called upon to take on the role of Sallie. Her first Madison College production was  production of Puffs: or Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic and Magic. She is proud to be a part of the cast and crew.

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Grace Richter (Charlotte Donohue) is enjoying her fourth show at Madison College and her first leading role. She’s beyond excited to be working with Miranda and so many wonderful people again. Grace is a sophomore and looking forward to transferring to a four-year university to major in musical theatre. Grace thanks her family, friends and especially her mom for always being there to support her dreams no matter what. This is an extremely special show to Grace and she will always hold it close to her heart.


Dryden Schoepel (Mr. Reed/Company Doctor) is ecstatic to be participating in the spring production of These Shining Lives. This is Dryden’s first semester at Madison College having transferred from the University of Minnesota Duluth. In high school, he dabbled in theater, being involved in productions such as Noises Off and The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. He’d like to thank Kaya Barton for making him audition. 

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Cooper Skubal (Dr. Rowntree, Dr. Dalitsch) is incredibly honored to be a part of this production. This is Cooper's second show with Madison College Performing Arts having recently played Wayne Hopkins in Puffs: or Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic and Magic. He hopes to contribute as best as he possibly can to this incredibly prestigious and powerful show and hopes all will enjoy the show.

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Albert Wood (Billy) is ecstatic to be part of this amazing production. He was previously in The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe. He is excited for you to see the show!

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Marie Helser (Stage Manager) is so thankful to be stage managing this stunning show. After attending MATC for the last two years, she will be transferring to UW Milwaukee in the fall for a major in Theater Production. She’d like to thank her family, friends, the cast and Emma for the support.