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Location:

ENCORE! Theatre

9620 Campo Rd.

Spring Valley, CA 91977

OUR INCREDIBLE YAT ALUMNI ARTITSIC TEAM


 

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 DIRECTOR/CHOREOGRAPHER
 Brice Cloke
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Brice his beyond thrilled to be making his directorial debut with You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown! Brice started performing at a very young age, and has trained in all styles of dance  including tap, jazz, hip-hop, lyrical and contemporary. Production credits most recently include choreographer for The Little Mermaid (YAT) & Beauty and the Beast (YAT), as well as the Production Assistant for The Addams Family (SCHS). Some of his favorite performing credits include Shrek (Shrek), Adam (Freaky Friday), Marius (Les Miserables), William Barfee (Spelling Bee) and Lysander (Midsummer Night’s Dream). Brice is currently studying Theatre Arts at Grossmont College, in hopes to one day become a theatre teacher. Teaching is Brice’s passion, and he strives to always encourage and uplift students in his teachings, and hopes that this show can be one big display of happiness. He thanks his family for their countless support, YAT staff for giving him this amazing opportunity, and most importantly his partner in crime Alexa for going on this fun ride with him. 

 

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 DIRECTOR/CHOREOGRAPHER
 Alexa Cohen
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Alexa is a recent graduated of the SDSU College of Fine Arts and Professional Studies. She is beyond thrilled and grateful to be making her directorial debut along side her partner in crime, Brice. A challenge she’s been inspired to chase after, after years of working along side such supportive artistic teams. She is honored to be working aside Mary Rose and Meagan! Both ladies she grew up on stage with. After graduating as captain of her high school dance team, she has gotten to continue her passion for dance by teaching. Choreographer credits include Peter Pan at MHA, Beauty & the Beast, Schoolhouse Rock, A Holiday to Remember, Jungle Book, High School Musical, Seussical, Annie, and YAT camps/classes. Some favorite roles include, Marcy Park (Spelling Bee), Peppermint Patty (Snoopy), Anybody's (West Side Story), Napkin/Dance Captain (Beauty & the Beast), and Pilar (Legally Blonde). She is lucky and eager to share this story of friendship with you all. 

 

 MUSIC DIRECTOR
 Mary Rose Vadeboncoeur
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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Mary Rose Vadeboncoeur is thrilled to be at the musical helm alongside this absolute dream team!  She has been performing on the YAT stage since their 2012 production of Annie and even now, 10 years later, she sees YAT as a second home.  In 2019 she was named “Best Actress” at the Broadway San Diego Awards and later went on to compete in the Jimmy Awards in New York City.  She is currently in her last semester of Theatre Performance at SDSU and can be seen performing at both Sea World and Sesame Place.  She also currently works at Steele Canyon High School as a vocal coach and music director for the drama department.  Select performance credits include Eponine (Les Miserables), Maria (Sound of Music), Mrs. Wormwood (Matilda), and Katherine Blake (Freaky Friday).  Having grown up sharing the stage with Brice, Alexa, and Meagan, it is a special full circle moment to now be working alongside them to bring up the next generation of YAT superstars!

Follow her at @maryrose_vad13 to keep up with all her latest ventures.

 

 STAGE MANAGER
 Meagan Newell
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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Meagan is thrilled to join this fabulous team of YAT alumni! Meagan grew up doing YAT shows and working summer camps which helped develop her love of live theater. Some of her favorite shows were Legally Blonde, Beauty and the Beast, and West Side Story. In addition to performing you could often find her helping with crew, sound or assistant stage managing. Meagan has her Bachelors in Liberal Studies and a concentration in Theater and her Masters in Teaching. Out of the theater you can find her in her classroom where she teaches 3rd grade.