Erica Peterman (Reno Sweeney) – This is Erica’s first production with The Firehouse Theatre and she is honored to join such a talented cast. Erica attended the Meisner Center in Hollywood, CA, and studied voice at the University of Denver. Regional credits include The Drowsy Chaperone (Janet), Thoroughly Modern Millie (Millie), Make Me A Song (Woman 1/Erica), Oklahoma! in Concert (Laurie) with the Dallas Wind Symphony, South Pacific (Nellie), Jack and the Beanstalk (Mother), Into the Woods (Witch), Guys and Dolls (Adelaide), Grease (Rizzo), A Funny Thing… (Philia), Anything Goes (Hope) and Ah, Wilderness! (Belle). In addition to performing, Erica has been teaching for fifteen years and has a passion for inspiring and nurturing young artists and their spirit for growth. She and her husband, Shane, co-own The Acting Studio (actingstudiotx.com). Huge thank you to Doug Miller for giving her this opportunity and to the entire production team for all of their hard work and support. Love to Shane, Bowie and Rhett – you are my everything.
Jon Morehouse (Moonface Martin) is thrilled to be on stage with The Firehouse Theatre. He has appeared for many years with Garland Summer Musicals, Garland Civic Theater and Grand Prairie Arts Council. He has enjoyed several seasons with Level Ground Arts, Death Camp Productions and Uptown Players. Past credits also include numerous musicals with Lyric Stage. Hopefully, many more years of performing around the Metroplex are ahead! Thank you, Doug, for remembering me and taking a chance. This is a great ride!
Alena Cardenez (Hope Harcourt) was last seen as streetwise Sister Robert Anne (NUNSENSE) at MainStage Irving and sassy rebel Rizzo (GREASE) at Garland Summer Musicals, so she’s happy to be switching gears playing the soft and demure Hope Harcourt. She feels privileged to work with this exceptional team and talented cast!
Alexia Jones (Erma) Is so thrilled to be a part of The Firehouse Theatre’s production of Anything Goes! This will be her third official show with The Firehouse. Alexia thanks the cast and crew for making this experience more joyful than she could ever have imagined! She would also like to thank her friends and family specifically naming her Mother and Father, Zach, & The Sampson/Welch family. She is grateful for the unending encouragement from two very special people Alyssa P. and Matthew M. Alexia would like to dedicate her performance to her late Friend Nolan (Jaymie) James.
Cole Cloutier (Lord Evelyn Oakliegh) is joyed to set sail with this amazingly talented and supportive bunch of sailors with Anything Goes! A Dallas native, he received a Bachelor of Music from Oklahoma City University and toured internationally as a performer with Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines. Other credits include: Hairspray with Dallas Theatre Center, Junie B Jones with Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma, and Six Flags Over Texas. He’d like to thank his parents, Benjamin, and the “broskis” for all their love and encouragement. What ho, Enjoy the show!
Dan Servetnick (Elisha Whitney) has appeared as Daddy Cane/Bright Star: Concert Version, Sir/Side Show, Percival Browne/The Boy Friend, Marcello/Oswald, Harry/Mamma Mia, Ackerman/The Cuban and the Redhead, Harold/The Full Monty, Zach/A Chorus Line, Johnny Marco/A Minor Case of Murder, Charlemagne/Pippin, Ernst Ludwig/Cabaret, Murray/It Shoulda Been You, Signor Nacarelli/A Light in the Piazza, Adult Male/Spring Awakening, Larry/Company, Mr. Banks/Mary Poppins, Michael 3/I Do! I Do! I Do! I Do!, and Mr. Laurence/Little Women. Dan has also made several appearances in film and television and is represented by the Callidus Agency.
Preston Isham (Billy Crocker) is glad to be back on stage at The Firehouse Theatre. He last appeared on the Firehouse Theatre stage as Emmett Forrest in LEGALLY BLONDE. Favorite roles he’s performed include Jerry Lukowski in THE FULL MONTY and Mike Costa in A CHORUS LINE at MainStage Irving-Las Colinas. A very heartfelt thank you goes to his wife, Caitlin Martelle. You’re the top.
Ivy Opdyke (Evangeline Harcourt) is delighted to make her debut at The Firehouse Theatre and work with Doug Miller again. Previous roles include Latrell (A Very Sordid Wedding) Uptown Players, Sister Mary-Martin-of-Tours (Sister Act), Anne Marie (A Doll’s House) both at WaterTower Theatre, Mrs. Grace (A Man of No Importance), Mother Superior (Nunsense), Mrs. Medlock (The Secret Garden), Agnes 4 (I Do, I Do) all with Brick Road Theatre, Stella Livingston (Light Up The Sky) Theatre Three, Mrs. Chandler (The Gazebo) Mainstage, and Aronetta Gibbs (Morning’s at Seven) Rover Dramawerks. Ivy thanks her husband Bob for his encouragement always and this show’s company for nurturing spirits and kindness. Rest in peace Daniel.
Gordon Barns (Luke) makes his stage debut in Anything Goes! He has been a singing member of the Turtle Creek Chorale since 2016. His love for music has opened a new path to musical theatre and he is thrilled to join the cast of Anything Goes. Gordon thanks his husband for his support & patience while he has prepared for this new adventure.
Alex Hanson (John) – Anything Goes marks Alex’s second on stage performance and his debut with The Firehouse Theatre. His previous work was starring as Warren Straub in This Is Our Youth at Addison Theatre Centre. Alex is thrilled to be a part of this legendary show.
Jason Hallman (Ship’s Captain) is a Dallas area resident who hails from Beaumont, Texas. He attended Lamar University and majored in Music and Dance. He received his formal dance training with Beaumont Ballet Theatre and was a member of The Bruce Wood Dance Company of Fort Worth. His most recent stage credits include Red Sauders in Lil and Satchmo, Dr.Fine/Dr. Madden in Next to Normal, Checkers Clark in Bubbling Brown Sugar, Jackie in The Wild Party, Tinman in The Wiz, Jerome in Naughty But Nice, Eat Moe in Five Guys Named Moe, Merab in Aida, and Joe in Showboat.
Malik Offor (Bishop Henry T. Dobson), a native Austinite, went to Texas Wesleyan University in Fort Worth where he graduated with a BFA in Acting in 2020. He is very excited to return to the Firehouse stage for the first time since 2019 when he was in Sideshow. Some of his prior credits include Horton the Elephant (Seussical), Featured Performer (Godspell), and The Three-Legged Man (Sideshow). In his down time, Malik loves to test his baking experiments on his roommates and care for his many plants at home.
Sydney Hamil (Ship’s Purser) is fresh out of college! She graduated from UTA with a BFA in Musical Theatre. She has always loved the music of Cole Porter and is so excited to be a part of Anything Goes. Some of her notable roles are Billie Bendix in Nice Work if You Can Get It, Karessa in Tick…Tick…Boom!, and a Featured Lady in Jerry’s Girls. She also just wrapped up working with dinosaurs at Jurassic World: The Exhibition in The Colony. She’d like to thank her amazing family and friends for their endless support!
Ally Guba (Purity) is so excited to join the cast of Anything Goes in her first production at The Firehouse Theatre! Dallas credits include Garland Summer Musicals’ Grease, My Fair Lady, and West Side story, as well as Dallas Children’s Theatre’s Twas the Night Before Christmas. Favorite roles include Into the Woods (Bakers Wife), Les Miserables (Cosette), and Beauty and the Beast (Babette). Love to Dad, Merry and Scooby. allyguba.com
Rachel Nabarrete (Chastity) is delighted to be making her debut with The Firehouse Theatre. She graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington with a BFA in Acting and a Minor in Dance. Some of Rachel’s credits include Vanessa from In The Heights, Zaneeta Shinn from The Music Man, and a dancer/singer with Six Flags Over Texas. She is currently active with the Texas Live! Lonestar Dance Team and teaches various genres of dance at Dallas Ballet Center. Rachel would like to thank her family, friends, and directors for the amazing support along the way! www.rachelnabarrete.com
Kelsey Jordan Ward (Charity) is so excited to be back for her 3rd show with The Firehouse! Most recently she was seen in Elf The Musical as Ensemble/Dance Captain (The Firehouse Theatre), Jack Frost as Flurry (Casa Mañana), and Bare: A Pop Opera as Ivy (Theater Uncovered). Outside of performing, Kelsey is also a choreographer for multiple DFW high school musical theater programs as well as high school show choirs. Kelsey will also be serving as choreographer for Big Fish at The Firehouse in May. She would like to thank her friends and family for their constant support as well as Doug, Megan, Leah, Hans, and Owen for their constant guidance and trust. Enjoy the show!
Anna Holmes (Virtue) is new to The Firehouse Theatre and the DFW area. She graduated with her BFA in Musical Theatre from West Texas A&M in May and has been performing ever since. When not onstage she spends her time crocheting and managing her cats twitter @fishisonline_. You can catch her this summer performing at Six Flags Over Texas.
Josh Cooley (Sailor) sings and performs throughout Texas and has appeared in productions of RENT! (Angel), Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Seussical, The Sound of Music, Gypsy, A Christmas Carol, Annie Get Your Gun, 42nd Street, and Carousel. He has been a featured soloist for multiple music groups and ensembles in DFW and is a member of Credo Community Choir and Encore Alumni Chorale. Josh studied vocal performance at Texas State University before pursuing a career in Graphic Arts. He works as a Creative Director and corporate Graphic Designer. The Firehouse Theatre debut!
Jake Kelly Harris (Sailor) is thrilled to be making his debut at The Firehouse Theatre in this production of “Anything Goes.” He was last seen in Stolen Shakespeare’s Holiday Inn.” His favorite roles include Phil Davis in White Christmas, Hortensio in Kiss Me Kate, Chuck in Footloose, Harry the Horse in Guys and Dolls, and Frank in Seven Brides For Seven Brothers. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree from University of North Texas in Theatre Performance. He would like to thank his beautiful wife, Maegan, and daughter, Eva, for supporting his passion!
Evan Jennings (Sailor) is so excited to be performing in his first show with The Firehouse Theatre. Evan is 17 and attends the NTPA Academy and Collin College where he is pursuing his Associates in Commercial Music. Evan’s previous roles include Jean Valjean (Les Miserables), Jekyll & Hyde (Jekyll & Hyde), Jason Dean (Heathers), and Sir Toby Belch (Twelfth Night). Evan wants to thank Doug and the rest of the creative team for trusting him in this process and for helping him be the best performer he can.
Will Shafer (Sailor/Billy Crocker & Lord Evelyn Oakleigh u/s) is so glad to be back on the Firehouse stage! DFW credits include: Theatre Arlington, Lyric Stage, Zilker Theatre Productions, NTPA Rep, and more. He would like to thank Megan, Doug, Hans, and the entire production team for giving him this opportunity. You can catch him next in Big Fish here at The Firehouse in May. Enjoy the show! Coastal Carolina BFA MT ‘21 @willshaferthemusical
Emily Dye (Passenger #1/Erma u/s, Angel Swing) The Firehouse debut! You may have seen her in A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder at Theatre Frisco and this summer she will be in Legally Blonde at Garland Summer Musicals. She would like to thank Doug, Megan, Hans, and the entire production team for this opportunity. Coastal Carolina BFA MT ‘21 @emilydye98
Leah Flores (Passenger/Ship’s Purser u/s, Angel Swing/Choreographer) is thrilled to be back working with Firehouse Theater on the production side. She was most recently seen in Firehouse’s production of ‘In the Heights’. Leah has her BA in Dance Studies, focusing on choreographic artistry and performance, from Texas Woman’s University. Her past theatre choreographic projects include was Theatre Frisco’s ‘Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder’ and NTPA Reperatory’s ‘In The Heights’. She is also set to choreograph NTPA Rep ‘s productions of ‘Legally Blonde’ & ‘The SpongeBob Musical’. She is also a performer as well and her favorite past roles include Connie McKenzie in A Chorus (Las Colinas-Mainstage), Marty in Grease (TCC), Andrina in The Little Mermaid (NTPA Rep) and many others. She is so excited to continue to grow as a performer and choreographer in the DFW! @missleahbelle1
Ashley B. Jones (Passenger) is more than excited to be back at The Firehouse Theatre performing in Anything Goes! This is her 3rd time performing on the Firehouse stage and she could not be prouder to tap alongside her fellow cast members. She’d like to thank the cast and crew for allowing her on this journey.