Triple Threats for Spotlight Showcase 2022

Triple Threats are junior and senior students with interest or experience in singing, acting, dancing and leadership. They will participate in an intensive coaching, rehearsal and performance process for Spotlight Showcase 2022: Heart of Hennepin.




























Headshots (from left to right):
Adam Jones (he/him/his) – Hill-Murray School
Ashley Wongbi (she/her/hers) – Anoka High School
Ashlyn Cox (she/her/hers) – Farmington High School
Boomer Xiong (he/him/his) – Fridley High School
Brea Davis (she/her/hers) – Stillwater Area High School
Cece Garcia (she/her/hers) –  Eden Prairie Online
Claire Kwiat Prior (she/her/hers) – Lake High School
Elise Karlstad (she/her/hers) – Stillwater Area High School
Ezra Frazier (he/him/his) – Saint Paul Conservatory for Performing Arts
Halle Audette (she/her/hers) – Totino-Grace High School
Henry Jensen (they/them/theirs) – White Bear Lake High School
Joe Jacobson (he/him/his) – St. Francis High School
Kaley Franzwa (she/her/hers) – Tartan Senior High
Kianna Saunders (she/her/hers) – Saint Paul Conservatory For Performing Artists
Leighton Bimberg (he/him/his/they/them/theirs) – Osseo Senior High School
Lizzie Semington (she/her/hers) – Edina High School
Mario Esteb (he/him/his) – Hill-Murray School
Natalie Pietig (she/her/hers) – Mahtomedi High School
Natalie Tran (she/her/hers) – Wayzata High School
Prinz Caneh (he/him/his) – Wayzata High School
Soren Miller (he/him/his) – Saint Paul Academy and Summit School
Tic Treitle (they/them/theirs) – Saint Paul Conservatory for Performing Artists
William Laudon (he/him/his) – Mayo High School
Z Livingston (he/him/his/they/them/theirs) – Mahtomedi Senior High

Spotlight Orchestra for Spotlight Showcase 2022

The Spotlight Orchestra is comprised of students with instrumental interest or experience in musical theater. These instrumentalists will play Spotlight Showcase 2022: Heart of Hennepin alongside industry professionals.

William Bradley

Gus Gotter

Brenda Leung

Max Spinner







Headshots (from left to right):
William Bradley (he/him/his) – Keyboard 2 – Mayo High School
Gus Gotter (he/him/his) – Percussion – Apple Valley High School
Branda Leung (she/her/hers) – Saxophone – Apple Valley High Schools
Maxwell Spinner (she/her/hers) – Trombone – Mayo High School

Technical Theater Career Pathway Technicians for Spotlight Showcase 2022

Career pathway technicians are graduating Senior students with interest or experience in technical theater. These students will work alongside professional mentors to create Spotlight Showcase 2022: Heart of Hennepin and the surrounding pre/post-show events. They will also have the option to be considered for the Technical Theater New York Experience.

Jonathan Engebretson

Mya FryckmanHelen Hoang







Erin StoeckigAvery Weston







Headshots (from left to right):
Jonathan Engebretson (he/him/his) – Lighting – John F. Kennedy Senior High School
Mya Fryckman (she/her/hers) – Stage Management – St. Michael-Albertville High School
Helen Hoang (she/her/hers) – Stage Management – Burnsville High School
Shoshana Schmidt (she/her/hers) – Lighting – Great River High School
Erin Stoeckig (she/her/hers) – Stage Management – Mayo High School
Avery Weston (she/her/hers) – Stage Management – Park High School

Student Publicists for Spotlight Showcase 2022

Student publicists are students in the Critical Review or Student Liaison programs with interest or experience in writing, marketing and social media. These students will create content and promote Spotlight Showcase 2022: Heart of Hennepin and surrounding pre/post show events.

Cecilia deLeon Lily Dodge







Headshots (from left to right):
Cecilia deLeon (she/her/hers) – Stillwater Area High School
Lily Dodge (she/her/hers) – Prior Lake High School