THE MAGIC TOY SHOPPE
DECEMBER 17TH 2023
ABAI ZHUMAGALIYEV - AGE 7
Abai is the youngest in his family, with an older sister and brother. He has 2 hamsters, Mr. Brown and Furball, who he loves. He enjoys playing with friends and his x-box in his free time. This is his stage debut and first show with KJMT. He is playing one of our newsboys.
HALEIGH WALKER - AGE 10
Haleigh is an only child and loves making bracelets for her family and friends. She is friendly and kind to everyone and though she is a little shy, she shines onstage. Haleigh joined KJMT this summer in her first theater experience as a summer camp cast member. She appeared in A night at the Museum in a leading role as the Janitor. She loves to sing and joins us tonight in the role of Sadie, the newest member of the news crew.
ABIGAIL - AGE 13
Abigail has two older siblings and is an athlete. She is a runner and plays basketball. She loves Lord of the Rings, math camps, reading and doodling. Though this is her first theater and stage experience she debuts tonight with KJMT, playing the role of Oscar's Grandma. She is the most athletic Grandma we have ever had onstage.
ALEE LI - AGE 7
Alee loves math and reading. she is an only child and has a pet fish. She is in first grade and likes her teacher. She is enjoying Musical Theater class with her friends. She in her debut performance tonight with KJMT, but has been on stage before as a dancer. In her free time, she loves to play outside with her friends and loves singing. She will be one of our news kids tonight.
ALIZE SENEL - AGE 8
Alize is in her debut performance tonight with KJMT, and its her first time on the stage. She enjoys gymnastics, and has liked singing in our classes. She likes to play with her hot wheels cars and coloring in her free time. She has an identical twin sister, Ella in the show tonight, along with her older sister, Malis. She will be playing one of our town's kids in tonight's performance.
ALYSHA - AGE 8
Alysha is joining us on stage for her second show with KJMT. She played a wise flower in the Five Cabellero Caterpillars and joins our cast tonight as a news kid. She loves her stuffed animals which she has plenty of, is super smart and very quick witted. She is the youngest in her family. She enjoys math and acting.
INDIE CROCKET - AGE 7
Indie is a great big sister to her little brother. She loves to play outside, read and watch TV. Indie was one of our youngest performers when she started in her theater journey and appears tonight in her 4th Musical with KJMT. She was an elf in the SS Kringle, A ladybug and lightning bug in the Five Cabellero Caterpillars, and played an Indian Princess in A night at the museum this summer. She is taking on three roles tonight, as one of our Town's folk, a working Mouse, and a Music Box dancer.
JANE - AGE 8
Jane is a very curious person, super smart sometimes messy and artistic. She has been on stage before in recitals and debuts in her first KJMT show tonight as one of our Towns folk. She loves to read, sing, and cook with Mom. She plays the piano and enjoys theater classes.
JESSICA FAN - AGE 13
Jessica is involved in many activities such as science olympiad and debate. At school she also plays tennis. She enjoys reading and making slime and is wonderful at teaching science to younger children. She has been involved in theater since 4th grade and was cast as Matilda in Charlie and the Chocolate factory. She has been prop crew for Moana JR, The Island of DR Libris, played a business woman in ELF JR, and was publicity crew in the Alibis. This is her second show with KJMT. She played a magical professor in our Summer show 2022 and is playing the role of The shop keeper in tonight's performance.
AMALEITHA HORWOOD - AGE 9
Amaleitha is on the honor roll at her school and plays competitive soccer. She has peformed onstage before in dance recitals with ballet, jazz, tap and hip-hop. She loves spending time with her neighbors and friends and is joining our cast alongside her older sister. Tonight she will make her debut performance with KJMT as one of our Gingerbread crew.
JESSICA OUYUNG - AGE 11
Jessica is a smart person and very humorous. She plays tennis, violin and piano and enjoys swimming, baking and cooking. She appeared in the Lion King this summer and is debuting with KJMT tonight as one of our news crew. Jessica does great at learning lines and songs and shows great promise in performing onstage.
AMY CHU - AGE 71/2
Amy is quite tall for being a second grader and shows great maturity in our rehearsals. She is debuting tonight with KJMT, but has been in theater for two years and most recently played Rifici in the Lion King. She loves to draw, play with her sisters, watch TV, Write and Read. She is playing one of our News Kids tonight.
JING JING (ELLA) ZHAO - AGE 9
Ella is her real name but she goes by Jing Jing. Her family came from China and is appearing in our show with her younger sisiter, Grace. She has had some theater experience but this is her stage debut with KJMT and she will be playing one of our townsfolk. She enjoys reading, swimming and art in her free time
ASMI KULKARNI-ZAMBRE - AGE 9
Asmi is good with languages, speaking English, Marathi and understanding Hindi and Spanish. She took ballet lessons for five years and joined KJMT this summer in our Night at the Museum show, playing Maid Marion. She has been onstage as a pirate and also in dance recitals and joins us tonight as one of town's kids. She loves Art an singing.
KATE ZIMMERMAN - AGE 6
Kate is one of our youngest performers tonight but brings lots of pizzaz to our stage. She loves going to school and has a nice teacher. She has one big brother, who makes her laugh, 2 kittens, 1 dog and loves going outside to play on her swings and slide. This is Kate's first show with KJMT and she is playing one of our Gingerbread crew. She loves to sing and dance, jumping on the trampoline and going to the park.
AVA SOTO - AGE 8
Ava has some special talents, she has double jointed elbows and can make great chicken noises. She brings personality and confidence to acting class. She has been acting for a while and appeared in the Lion King this summer. She loves art ,playing games, doing people's hair and her cat named cooper. She will be joining us onstage tonight as one of our Gingerbread people.
KINSLEE HAMMOND - AGE 8
Kinslee is the youngest in her family with two big brothers. she has a pet rabbit and likes spending time shopping at the mall for clothes. Kinslee joined our summer camp show this year and was cast as Cleopatra in A night at the museum. Tonight she will take to the stage as news kid, a working mouse and will share a duet as a candy girl.
AVERY ANG - ALMOST AGE 7
Avery was born on a sunny little island called Singapore. She is a professional model and actor in training. She has been with KJMT since February 2023 and danced as a ladybug and firefly in our Spring show, The Five Cabellero Caterpillars. She is enjoying being a part of our Musical Theater program this season and will be playing a News kid in our show tonight. She loves Art and eating yummy food.
BRIANNA VALADEZ-RODRIGUEZ - AGE 11
Brianna is bilingual in spanish and can play tiwnkle twinkle little star at the piano and violin. She can solve the rubix cube in one minute. She loves reading, talking with her friends, swimming, dancing, art, and watching Anime. She has been onstage before in a musical and with her choir. She sang the National Anthem and had acting experience too. She is making her Debut with KJMT tonight, playing the role of Rose.
CHLOE CIABATTARI - AGE 13
Chloe brings alot of theater experience to our stage tonight. She began her theater journey at age 4 and has appeared in Aristocats, Sound of Music as Gretel, The wizard of Oz as the tin man, Descendents as Edie and in her favorite role as Emy in Dollhouse. She loves hanging with her family and friend and her 2 dogs. She enjoys singing and dancing and debuts in her first KHMT show alongside her Mom as one of our Toy soldiers.
CHRISTOPHER WILLIAMS - AGE 7
Christopher is joining us for the first time in a KJMT production. It will be his debut performance as one of our distinguished young gentlemen. He is a younger brother to a sister who is in college. He loves art and music, playing with his legos, watching netflix on TV and playing soccer. Christopher is an exuberant young performer.
CORA CASTRO - AGE 7
Cora has alot of cousins and one baby sister. She has 2 cats and a dog named Fifi, who only has three legs. She loves all of them. This will be Cora's third show with KJMT, as she performed in our Spring show - The Five Cabellero Caterpillas as one of our Lady bugs and also in our Summer show, A night at the Museum, where she played the role of Florence Nightingale. She loves dancing and playing soccer in her backyard. Tonight she will be one of our Town's folk.
DAMON GROSVENOR - AGE 10
Damon likes the color pink, horse riding, and loves his dog. He is a middle child and loves singing, drawing, and Taekwondo. He hopes to visit Paris and Japan one day. He has been a member of the Katy Youth Choir and performed on his elementary school stage. Tonight he debuts in a leading role for KJMT. He will be playing the role of Richie.
DANIEL FAN - AGE 11
Daniel is an avid gardener, growing baby carrots, and about 11 blueberries, which he is very proud of. He is a seasoned theater performer with KJMT since the beginning, appearing in some of our smaller plays and taking on several lead roles over the last year including our Holiday musical 2022, The SS Kringle, and as one of our caterpillars in The five Cabellero Catarpillars in our Spring show. He has done many other theater performances, most recently taking a leading role in the Lion King over the summer. He enjoys reading, building random stuff and basketall. Tonight he plays the role of Oscar.
ELEKTRA KEFALAS - AGE 9
Elektra was named after Electricity because of her energy that sparkles in the sunshine. She is a big sister. She loves to play games on her ipad, swimming, reading, singing, acting and dancing. She has appeared in a Dance program, Moana and played Belle in Beauty and the Beast. She debuts with KJMT tonight with all of talents and personality as one of our town kids.
LAILA LEWIS - AGE 7
Laila has two siblings, and comes with lots of personality and a talent for singing. She loves acting and being onstage and has performed as Mother Nature's helper in Father Time, as was a dance in Trolls. She is also a commercial actress. Tonight she makes her KJMT debut as one of our Townsfolk. She hopes to own a camper one day as she wants her own RV.
LINA LU - AGE 13
Lina has an older brother, she loves Harry Potter, is part of her debate team at school as well as the track team. She enjoys dancing, drawing, running, art, hanging with friends and playing sports. She did some acting for film before but debuts in her first theater play with KJMT tonight in the role of Mother to Oscar.
LISA - AGE 10
Lisa is loyal and kind. Though she is quiet in nature, she has brought her voice and personality into our classes this session. She enjoys playing the piano and the violin, swimming and playing tennis. She sings in her choir at school and has been onstage before. She played a butterfly in our Spring show, The five Cabellero Caterpillars, and also appeared in the Lion King this summer. Tonight she will be joining our cast as one of the news kids.
MAKENIZE CAGLE - AGE 10
Makenzie is deaf in her left ear but that doesn't stop her as she loves music, singing and dancing. She performed in dance recitals for years. She is a member of the Nature club AKA - the NC. She also loves Geology. She will be making her debut with KJMT tonight as one of the townsfolk, a working mouse and a Music Box Dancer. In her free time she lobes reading, writing, art electronics.
MALIS - AGE 9
Malis is joined onstage tonight by her younger twin sisters. She is a quick learner and has a good understanding of things and a good communicator even though she is shy. She enjoys, acting, singing, gymnastics, and makes her debut performance tonight with KJMT. She is playing one of our townsfolk.
MIA CHEN - AGE 11
Mia says she has only ever had one birthday party in her life. She is a super fast reader and can also do a backbend. She enjoys dancing, playing piano, swimming and reading. She is always smiling and great with her cast mates. Mia joined our Spring show as a Butterfly in The five Cabellero Caterpillars. This will be her second show with KJMT and she'll be playing one of the news kids.
MIRI SITU - AGE 7
Miri is the middle child with a big sister and little brother. She has a dog named Angela that she loves to play with. She plays piano and enjoys dancing, piano lessons and playing at the park. She has appeared on stage before and was cast in the Little Mermaid as a dancer. Tonight she is making her debut with KJMT as one of our Townsfolk, a working mouse and A music box dancer.
PEYTON - AGE 61/2
As one of our youngest performers in our show tonight and making her KJMT debut, Peyton is playing one of our news kids. She has been a great cast member already, learning her parts and staging. Peyton enjoys singing, playing with her friends and coloring in her spare time.
SOPHIE CLARK - AGE 9
Sophie loves performing and tries to be in shows even on holiday. She loves Kareoke as she feels like a popstar and loves singing. She practices alot at home, and does performances with her sister and brother for her family. She loves being onstage and performing. She has been onstage before in a dance recital and debuts in her first show with KJMT tonight. She will be playing one of our news kids. In her free time, she enjoys swimming but mostly performing.
ELINA GUO - AGE 10
Elina has some interesting traits, she has never broken a bone, doesn't travel alot, and loves to have her two siblings entertain her. She has a fun personality and perpetual smile. She enjoys swimming, talking to her friends, and just hanging out. She has been in ballet performances and plays the violin. Tonight she is making her debut with KJMT as one of our newskids.
SOPHIE WU - AGE 10
Sophie plays piano, loves Harry Potter books and movies, the color lavendar and also likes frogs. She enjoys dancing, reading, swiimming and drawing. She was cast in our summer show as Betsy Ross in A night at the Museum. This will be her second show this year with KJMT and she will be playing one of our townsfolk. Sophie has a great memory and memorized her monologue tonight very well.
ELLA SENEL - AGE 8
Ella is twin sister to Alize, and younger sister to Malis who both take to the stage with her in their debut performance with KJMT tonight. Ella loves Gymnastics, enjoys coloring, any art projects and playing with her friends and sisters. Tonight she will be one of town kids as she takes to the stage in her first ever show.
STEFANI - AGE - SECRET
Stephanie is appearing onstage tonight with her 13 year old daughter and is such a fun Mom. She and Chloe have had fun dancing together and always laugh alot. Aside from being a Mom, she enjoys socializing with her friends and having get togethers. She has worked with youth Theater before in directing and brings great energy to our rehearsals.
EMILY FU - AGE 11
Emily is musically talented and plays three instruments, the piano, cello and ukulele. She is a younger sister and says that she gets cold very easily. She enjoys swimming, piano, math, art, and math again. For fun, she loves to sleep. Emily is joining KJMT in her second show this year. She appeared in our Spring show, The Five Cabellero Caterpillars as one of the Mother Butterflies. Tonight, she will play one of our news kids and is taking on large role.
SYLVANNA - AGE 7
Sylvanna is bi-lingual and can speak English and Spanish even though she is just in second grade. She is onstage tonight with her big sister Brianna. She has been onstage before in a Dance recital, but is performing her first show in her debut performance with KJMT tonight, playing one of our Townsfolk. She has learned a lot in theater class and is overcoming her shy nature.
EUPHINA RIX - AGE 11
Euphina joins her sister onstage tonight as one of our Gingerbread crew and came to the US at age 4 from Australia. She is funny and likes telling jokes. In her free time she enjoys basketball, swimming and coloring. This is her debut performance with KJMT and her first time on stage.
TOSHANI - AGE 5
Toshani is our youngest cast member in tonight's show. She started kindergarten this year and likes school. She loves singing, has a lovely voice, and is always ready to learn. This is her second show with KJMT. She was cast in our summer show - A night at the museum, as a young prairie girl and tonight she joins our cast playing one of our news kids.
EVER GOLDSACK - AGE 61/2
Ever wants you to know he has a twin brother. He is appearing solo tonight as one of our youngest performers onstage. He is beyond his years with great communication skills and loves to perform. He has been on stage before in a Dance recital, and tonight is making his KJMT debut as the Gingerbread boy.
GENEVIEVE LI - AGE 6
Genevieve is one of our youngest performers tonight but it isn't her first show with KJMT. She appeared in our summer show, A night at the Museum in the role of Queen Elizabeth. She loves to sing, do art and ask lots of good questions. Tonight she plays one of our news kids, and also performs as one of our mice and takes on a duet as a candy girl.
GRACE - AGE 7
Grace is joining us tonight for the first time and is taking to the stage as a dancing mouse and a music box doll. She is performing alongside her big sister Jing Jing. She likes to color and do crafts in her spare time. She is very shy, and we are very proud of her stepping out on stage tonight.