NC: Choreography for Luck Be A Lady.
Q: Who is your favorite character in Guys & Dolls?
NC: I really like Sky Masterson.
Q: Have you made any new friends in this cast?
NC: I already knew everyone who is in the cast.
Q: How many shows have you been cast in to date?
NC: 7. A Christmas Carol (2012), The Little Mermaid, Jr., Peter Pan, Mulan Jr., A Christmas Carol (2013), Willy Wonka Jr., and Guys & Dolls.
Q: What other shows might people recognize you from?
NC: The Little Mermaid or Peter Pan.
Q: What do you have in common with your character? What makes you different from your character?
NC: Me and Brannigan both like candy and running, but Brannigan is a cop.
Q: What have you learned about yourself since participating in the Parkway Playhouse Junior program?
NC: I really like to dance, and people say I’m good so I keep doing it.
Q: What is your favorite play and/or musical?
NC: I like Wicked because the music is awesome and I went to go and see it March 31, 2013, it was awesome.
Q: What is it like working with the Parkway Playhouse Junior instructors, directors and/or staff?
NC: It’s fun to learn new stuff, you’d think it’s easy but it’s really not. It’s fun.
Q: How has this show been different from previous theatrical experiences you’ve had?
NC: I don’t get to sing as much as I did in other shows I’ve done, but in Peter Pan, I didn’t get to sing at all.
Q: Do you have people in your life who have never seen you perform before?
NC: My grandparents, some of my cousins, and some of my friends at school.
Q: Do you think there will be some people in your life who are surprised to see you on stage?
NC: No, I’m very dramatic.
Q: What are some of your favorite aspects of participating in theater?
NC: Dancing, singing, acting just being on stage.
Q: What has been your biggest challenge so far while rehearsing this show?
NC: Figuring out the perfect character for Lt. Brannigan.
Q: Why do you think folks should come and see this production of Guys and Dolls, Jr.?
NC: The characters are thought through very well and the dancing is awesome.
Q: Are you excited about the 2015 Junior Theater Festival?
NC: YEAH!!!! I went last year and it was super cool and… super cool.
Q: How old were you when you first decided you wanted to perform?
NC: I was ten, my mom just walked in to my room one day and said “Hey, do you want to audition for A Christmas Carol?” and I said “Okay.”
Q: What is your favorite song, dance number, or scene from the show?
NC: Luck Be A Lady.
Q: Is there anything else you think people should know about Parkway Playhouse Junior or Guys and Dolls, Jr.?
NC: All that needs to be said is “It’s awesome.”