• Friday, April 9 - 7:00 pm
  • Saturday, April 10 - 2:00 pm & 7:00 pm
  • Sunday, April 11 - 7:00 pm

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Going Under - Kennedy cast

Anastacia Harris is excited to be performing in SLC’s Going Under! She has lived all over Canada in pursuit of her dance training and, is extremely thankful for all the opportunities that have been afforded her. She is super excited to be doing music theatre and is ready to take on all the new challenges that come with it. She has trained at The School of Alberta Ballet, Goh Ballet Academy, Edmonton School of Ballet, and St. Lawrence College. Her previous credits include The Little Mermaid, Sweet Charity, and The Drowsy Chaperone. She would like to thank her family for all the support they have given her.  

Alexis Reynolds Wilson is in her 2nd year of musical theatre at SLC. She has always had a passion for dance, music and making beautiful art! Alexis also loves to teach and is the founder and artistic director of Tiny Talents Arts Company, a children’s theatre arts company. Since she has been 2 and a half Alexis has been dancing in all styles, singing, and doing community theatre. She is so very excited to share her character Mary Ann’s story and use art to empower and strengthen others. The issues and lifestyle needs surrounding mental illness and the passion for mental health has made this project so important to her and will forever have such a special place in her heart! She hopes you enjoy the performances of both casts and find some beauty, passion, and strength to take away from it. She would also like to thank the entire creative team, but especially David Connolly for believing in her strength and ability to bring this character to life! 

Dorian Fournier has been cultivating a passion for numerous forms of art since birth, be it eating chapstick as an avant-garde modern art piece or gluing a balloon to their nose as a budding makeup artist. Going Under has been the perfect way to hone those myriad talents, and they are so excited to show you the show they've put every last brain cell towards. (yes, all four of them, how exciting!) A huge thank you to Angela for the therapy seshes and to Wyn for being their best friend.

Elora Joy Sarmiento is a second-year student in the joint Music Theatre Performance program between St. Lawrence College and Queen’s University. Her favorite past roles include Bells are Ringing (Ella Peterson), Crazy for You (Irene Roth), and Footloose (Urleen). She is incredibly honored to be a part of this beautiful, touching show! Elora is grateful for her cast mates for making this crazy, new platform an experience to remember. She thanks the entire Going Under creative team for endlessly guiding and supporting the cast throughout the semester. Enjoy the show! 

Isiah Hall is in his second year of the Musical Theatre Performance program at St. Lawrence College. Isiah has worked in TV/Film starring in shows such as Backstage (Family Channel) and Cook'd (YTV). He has also appeared in shows such as The Next Step (Family Channel) and Degrassi: Next Class (Family Channel). Isiah is an inspiring choreographer and plans on bringing his unique style into the industry. He has been very lucky to find amazing mentors in the performance industry and continues to learn from them. Post-graduation Isiah hopes to continue creating a path in the performance industry and connect with the many talented individuals within it. 

Kiera Watson is actor-singer-dancer from Guelph, Ontario. Her recent credits include Martha in Spring Awakening, Elaine in Sweet Charity, and a collaborator on Manifest (SLC Stage). Kiera has been performing and training for 15 years. She began her vocal training at 5 years old as a chorister in the Guelph Youth Singers and her dance training at 10 at the Guelph Youth Dance Training Program. In her spare time, Kiera enjoys camping, reading, and spending time by the lake. She is very excited to be a part of such an important and impactful project.

Maggie Alguire is currently in her final year at St. Lawrence College with plans to attend Queen’s University in the fall. She feels so blessed to be working with such an amazing creative team and cast for her last show with the college. Her credits include St. Lawrence College: New Faces (ensemble), The Little Mermaid (ensemble), Sweet Charity (Nickie), Manifest (ensemble/featured dancer). Maggie’s enjoying the process of learning and growing as a performer despite having to do so over zoom. She plans to continue her journey and work towards a career in musical theatre. 

Paris Healey is a second-year MT student who loves Taylor Swift, writing, and over thinking everything - so she is excited to be playing a character who feels the same. Paris is thrilled to be a part of the stellar ensemble cast of Going Under. She would like to thank the creative team for sharing wisdom and light with her and her cast mates. She hopes you enjoy the show! 

Sarah Duff is currently in her third and final year of the Music Theatre Performance Program at St Lawrence College. Over the course of her time at SLC, Sarah has had the opportunity to perform in The Drowsy Chaperone (Janet), The Little Mermaid (Alana), The R&J Project (Tybalt), and New Faces: Let’s Go to the Movies. She also had the opportunity to work as dance captain for Sweet Charity, which was sadly cancelled due to the covid-19 pandemic. Other credits include Ariel in The Tempest (MADE: Urban Arts Project); Spamalot, The Wizard of Oz (RCMPI); The Gondoliers (Guelph Little Theatre). 

Sydney Harwood-Jones is in second year and very excited to be part of this amazing cast. She has been doing theatre since the age of 4 and loves to use music and lyrics to help people and allow them to feel. Sydney has been a part of many shows in her hometown including Into the Wood (Rapunzel), Willy Wonka (Veruca Salt),  The Little Mermaid (Alana) etc. One of her biggest passions is traveling, so she hopes to get a contract with a touring company so she can visit new places as well as doing what she loves, performing. This show is very important, especially right now, and she is honored to be a part of something that sheds light on the dark truth. Where there is darkness there is hope, and this show is the hope. 

Sydney Sudmals is currently in her second year in the Musical Theatre Performance program at St. Lawrence College. Previously Sydney has taken part in the Musical Theatre Intensive at the Stratford Festival for many years and has danced many places around the world including Paris, Barcelona, Disney World, and for Royal Caribbean Cruise Line. Sydney grew up in Toronto where she attended a performing arts high school and trained as a competitive dancer for 13 years. When she is not performing, she loves spending time outdoors and with her family. Sydney is very grateful to be able to do what she loves every day and to have the opportunity to share her passion with you! She hopes you enjoy the show! 


Will Parry is super excited to be playing Kevin in Cast Kennedy! Some of Will's recent performance credits include Robert Martin in The Drowsy Chaperone, Oscar Lindquist in Sweet Charity, and Scuttle in The Little Mermaid (SLC Stage) and Lefou in Beauty and The Beast (Bravo Academy). Will wants readers to know he put his own nail polish on today and is proud of himself. You can keep up to date with Will by following him on Instagram @willxparry or checking out his website

Going Under - Kipling Cast

Calla Chapnik is 19 years old, from Toronto Ontario. She grew up taking the subway to and from home, school, dance, singing, rehearsal, and all around the city. Her favorite credits include Liesl in Sound of Music, Iris in Fame, and Lucy in You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown, as well as being a performer and creator in The Manifest Collective last semester. She is overjoyed to be a part of this amazing show. She is so grateful to be able to learn and create theatre in such an innovative way. She has learned so much during this rehearsal process and is so thankful for this developmental experience. She would like to thank her cast mates as well as the creative team for making this such a positive experience. 

Anna Doyle is incredibly excited to be joining the Kipling cast of Going Under in the role of Rebecca! Anna, now in her third year at SLC, spent many years studying music and as a student of The Kingston School of Dance before combining the two passions and finding the world of musical theatre. Select Credits include The Little Mermaid (Water) , Legally Blonde (Enid), and Elf: The Musical (Deb).  

Telling a story addressing the mental health struggles that have been relevant to so many people, including herself, been an overwhelmingly rewarding experience and she would like to thank the entire Going Under team for creating such a positive safe space to work and play. She would like to thank you so much for coming and sincerely hopes you enjoy the show!  

Sarah Doyle is currently in her second year of the Music Theatre Performance program at St. Lawrence College. She will be playing the role of Sam in this production of Going Under, and she is very excited for you to see it! Some of her past performance credits include Ensemble/Vocal Captain in The Drowsy Chaperone (SLC) Paulette in Legally Blonde (Blue Canoe Productions), The Witch in Into the Woods, and A Featured Soloist/Vocal Captain in 24; Who Are They. Sarah would like to thank David and the rest of the creative team for making this process such a safe space to explore difficult themes presented in the show, and hopes that you all enjoy the ride, while we go under! 

Sophia Duarte is a second-year student at St. Lawrence College. She is extremely excited to be playing the role of Abe and to be working with this amazing group of people. Sophia has been seen previously as Trix in the Drowsy Chaperone at SLC, and many shows prior such as Beauty and the Beast and Hunchback of Notre Dame (Brampton Music Theatre). She would like to thank the amazing creative team for building such an open space to create and grow. She has had such a fun time exploring this character. Going Under has such a special message and place in her heart. She cannot wait to share it with you and hopes you enjoy the show. 

Blanca Espinoza is an international student from Mexico, studying her second year at the SLC program. She began her training at a young age and in that process, she discovered her love for production/direction, besides of performing on stage. Some of her credits include: Wonderland: The Musical (White Rabbit) Land of Oz: The Musical (Scarecrow), Peter Pan: The Musical (Tiger Lily), Manifest: A Collective Creation, among others. Aside her passion of being a performer, she loves creating content through digital media, such as photography, graphic design, and video editing. She hopes you enjoy the show and thanks you for supporting the performing arts in this digital experience.  

Sarah McKibbin is thrilled to be part of the cast of SLC’s production of Going Under! She is in her second year of the Musical Theatre program and graduated from Sheridan’s Performing Arts Prep program in 2019. Sarah has been singing from a very young age, and she is so grateful to be able to lend her voice to such an inspiring piece of new Canadian theatre. She would like to thank Chad McNamara, for facilitating this entire brilliant experience, David Connolly for all he has done to direct and educate this group of young artists (herself included!) as well as her cast mates, for being brave enough to explore and create something wonderful together. Enjoy the show! 

Jess Nichols is currently in her third and final year at St Lawrence College. She was born in Surrey, British Columbia. She was the only child to her parents Chantal and David. She attended White Rock Christian Academy before moving to Montreal at the age of 10. She got into the arts thanks to her grandparents, they introduced her to all types of theatre at a young age and sparked her interest in the field. Some of her credits include Betty Parris (John Abbott College), Hermia (John Abbott College), Thomasina (John Abbott College), Chef Louis (St Lawrence College), Ensemble in Sweet Charity and Ensemble in Drowsy Chaperone (St Lawrence College). After she graduates, she will be moving back to Montreal to continue her career and focus on her work in the industry. Some of her other hobbies include video games and makeup, Jess likes to stream while she games. She has a twitch channel and a YouTube channel. Check her Instagram: jeseeee_ for the links to those 

Becca Novak is 21 years old, from Pickering, ON. As a competitive dancer Becca has lived her life in a studio or on a stage for the past ten years, training in the ADAPT, BATD, and Cecchetti syllabi. It was in high school that she realized her passion for, and devotion to music theatre. Becca’s credits include dance captain in her high school’s productions of Bye Bye Birdie, and Young Frankenstein, as well as ‘Jane’, in Mary Poppins. Last semester Becca was a devout ensemble member, as well as dance captain in St. Lawrence College’s production of ‘The Drowsy Chaperone’. Becca is honored to be a part of this exciting method of online productions at St. Lawrence College. This season Becca will be playing ‘Dylan’, as well as taking on the role of dance captain in SLC’s production of ‘Going Under’. Becca would like to thank her mother Laura, and two older brothers Anthony and Nicholas, for their overwhelming support as she enters this new musical space. As well, she’d like to thank Jaslyn Eteli, Cortnie Freeman, and all of her professors at St. Lawrence College, for providing her with the skill set needed to succeed in the field of the performing arts.

Bethany Papadopoulos is currently in her third year of the Musical Theatre Performance program at St. Lawrence College in Brockville; and has graduated from Sheridan’s Performance Preparation program in 2017. Bethany is an aspiring choreographer and director who has worked on Constellations (Erindale Theatre), In Common: a new Canadian musical (The Royal Theatre), and Oh Canada; Main Stage Stagecoach Spring Musical (Oakville Performing Arts Centre). Bethany has a special place in her heart for children, especially young ones in the foster care system. She plans to use her artistic passion to create new works based around her knowledge of children in care and collaborate with fostered artists to explore the effects of the system through art. Bethany is excited to continue working in the industry and exploring the new avenues of theatre and dance that have been developing over this past year. 

Sean Rakowski is in his third year at St Lawrence Colleges Musical Theatre Performance Program. He is an Actor Singer from Ottawa ON, some of his theatre credits include King Triton in the Little Mermaid, Charlie in Sweet Charity, and a Featured Soloist in New Faces: Let's Go to the Movies (SLC Stage), He has also played Mr. Mayor from Seussical: The Musical, and Curtis from Sister Act (St Peter Catholic high school) He has spent a long-time playing hockey before he made the switch to musical theatre, he likes to spend time doing athletic activities and learning basics in different instruments. Sean wants to get his fight director credits and he wants to do the Alexander Technique workshop in Australia. He also aspires to one day direct and produce musicals. Sean loves people and loves to talk! You can follow Sean on all social medias @seanrakowski 

Maddy Thaller is an emerging artist in her third year at St. Lawrence College’s Musical Theatre Performance program. Born and raised in Toronto, she attended Etobicoke school of the Arts where she studied instrumental music as well as musical theatre before studying at St Lawrence College. Some of her favorite credits include Sweet Charity (Herman), The Little Mermaid (Pilot/Ensemble), Cabaret (Frl. Schneider), and Seussical Jr. (Horton the Elephant). 


Jayden Tinianov is in his second year at St. Lawrence College. He is 19 years and from Barrie, Ontario. This is Jaydens 16th theatrical production. Past roles include "Man in Chair" in The Drowsy Chaperone and "Nathan Detroit" in Guys and Dolls. He is thrilled to get to work with such an amazing cast and crew and to get to play the role of Kevin in this production of Going Under.  Jayden hopes you enjoy the show!