A Quarantunes Cabaret: Disney Edition – Cast and Crew

Alex Henkelman

Cast Member

Alex is incredibly excited to be performing with Lost Baggage again, after last appearing as Dylan in Something About New York in 2020 and My Funny Valentine this past spring. When not performing, Alex continues his artistic passions backstage (Board of Directors; Toto Too), as well as through his photography (Alex Henkelman Photography). He would like to thank you for safely supporting theatre through these unprecedented times, and hopes you enjoy the show!

Select performance credits include: Schroeder in ‘You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown’ (Kanata Theatre), Kane in ‘Love and Human Remains’ (Toto Too), and Ben Gunn in ‘Treasure Island’ (Kanata Theatre)

Antonio DiRienzo

Cast Member

Last appearing in Orpheus’ Rock of Ages, Antonio has enjoyed being a backstage singer and has taken centre stage with 9th Hour Theatre,  Opera Inside Out, Opera by Request, and participated in cabaret shows with Tuba Czar Productions. Antonio is a classically trained singer, but loves exploring all genres. Joy in music-making guides his way. So many dedicated people have had a hand in creating this wonderful experience and he would like to thank them all.   

Dan Zheng

Cast Member

Very excited for her first time participation in the LBMT’s A Quarantunes Cabaret, Dan currently juggles with a Masters in Chemistry, a fun weekly Dairy Queen shift, some theatre on the side (Youth Infringement Festival), and of course, A Quarantunes Cabaret in May! Though she is not of a musical or theatrical background, these two have been somewhat present and very much a passion throughout her life. Dan is really grateful for this singing opportunity with LBMT and hopes this is not the last time!

Euan Wheaton

Cast Member

Euan has been floating around Ottawa’s community theatre scene for quite some time and hopes to keep doing so for a while. Having just completed his technical writing certification, he’s looking forward to potentially getting into some new theatre opportunities once COVID restrictions are lifted. Eventually, he hopes to begin writing and directing for local productions that showcase the best that Ottawa has to offer. Before the pandemic, you might have caught him playing Brian in TotoToo’s production of Avenue Q (2019),or in one of many productions with the Carleton Musical Theatre Ensemble. He has also performed online in LBMT’s recent cabarets My Funny Valentine and Surely Schwartz.

Joy Mwandemange

Performance Coach

Julie Séguin

Cast Member

New to the LBMT family, this is Julie’s second virtual show! She is enthusiastic about learning new songs and meeting “theatre kids” who, like her, are surely itching to perform. She was last seen as Judy in “9 to 5” (Suzart), Trina in “Falsettos” (Orpheus), Heidi in “[title of show]” (Zucchini’s Confidential Musical) and Wardrobe in “Beauty and the Beast” (ASNY). Big thanks to Lost Baggage for this opportunity, and a virtual hug to family and friends who support her music projects and tolerate her constant musical references!

Katie Roche

Cast Member

Katie is thrilled to be a part of her first LBMT A Quarantunes Cabaret. She currently attends University of Toronto and is working on her Master of Education. After a year hiatus, she is thrilled to be returning to the stage. Past credits include: The Giver (The Giver),  Joanne (Godspell), Princess Ingrid (Get Smart), The Good Samaritan (Playwriting 101: The Rooftop Lesson), Amber (It’s not You), and Ensemble (13 The Musical). In her spare time, Katie owns her Princess Party Entertainment company and is a Soprano for On That Note A Cappella.

Laura Walker

Stage Manager

Laura is proud to be joining the production team of A Quarantunes Cabaret: Disney Edition as the Stage Manager. Laura has had the pleasure of Stage Managing My Funny Valentine, History of Love, and A Little Lin Music with Lost Baggage. Most recently Laura was able to be the Apprentice Stage Manager of Rock of Ages and the ASM of Sister Act with Orpheus. Other highlights include Stage Managing Chicago and Cabaret with the Carleton Musical Theatre Society. Laura looks forward to continuing sharpening her craft in Stage Managing within the theatre community in Ottawa.

Lindsay Moffatt

Cast Member

Lindsay is thrilled to be performing in her second LBMT virtual cabaret after having a great time in the ensemble of My Funny Valentine this past February. She is also currently running the costumes department, choreographing a small part of, and performing as a featured ensemble member in her high school’s virtual cabaret, Tip of the Hat to Disney.

Favourite past credits include: Beleaguered Geek in Heathers (Colonel By Secondary School), Roxie in Chicago (Stagecraft Theatre School), and Magnolia/Dance Captain in Rock the School (Bluesfest School of Music and Arts)

Maddie Fulford

Cast Member

Maddie is so excited to be a part of her second LBMT virtual cabaret, having recently done My Funny Valentine this past February. She is currently attending Nepean High School in grade 11. She has also acted in several TV shows and commercials.

Past theatre credits include: Mary Poppins (Mary Poppins Jr., Suzart), Sarah Coyne (Just Watch Me, MLP), Ensemble (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Orpheus), Amaryllis (Music Man, Suzart)

Mathieu Charlebois


Mathieu is super excited to be involved with a show featuring such fantastic music and an enormously talented cast! He has been involved with LBMT since its inception in 2018 and remains on the board of directors. He holds a Bachelor of Music from Carleton University and a Bachelor of Education from the University of Ottawa. When not managing LBMT, Mathieu can be found working as a teacher, musician, and music school administrator at Riverview School of Music. He also enjoys eating fruit, especially peaches. Mathieu sincerely thanks all those involved and for their commitment, especially given the present circumstances in the world.

Select credits include: “Something About New York” (Creator/Director, LBMT), “History of Love: On Broadway” (Musical Director/Performer, LBMT), “The Drunk Text” (Creator/Dylan, Miltonbone Productions), “Chicago” (Amos Hart, Carleton Musical Theatre Society), “25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” (Leaf Coneybear, Carleton Musical Theatre Ensemble) “Company” (Harry, Sock ‘n’ Buskin Theatre Company), “21 Chump Street” (Derek, LBMT)

McKenna Mellon

Cast Member

McKenna has a very strong passion for performing ever since the age of 8. Since then she has worked with the NAC English Theatre, Orpheus Musical Theatre, Greely Players, Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet, and Kanata Theatre. She hopes to do many more shows. She is currently studying with Kathryn Palmer as her vocal coach and Leah Cogan as her acting coach. She would like to thank everyone who has helped her throughout the years. Enjoy the show!

Morgan Coughlan

Performance Coach

Morgan Coughlan is a Canterbury High School dance program graduate. He has been studying dance for most of his life at studios, such as, Chad Wolfe Studio of Dance and Music and Capital City Dance. He has gone on to become a dance instructor and choreographer for a variety of studios and theatre companies. Morgan is the Vice President on the Board of Directors for Lost Baggage Musical Theatre (LBMT) and has been a part of many production teams and casts through the past few years, such as: Chaz in “Something About New York”, Director for “Surely Schwartz”, and Choreographer for “History of Love on Broadway”.

Previous other theatre credits include: Mike in “A Chorus Line” (Orpheus Musical Theatre Society), Phantom in “The Rocky Horror Show’”(Ovation Productions),  Choreographer in “Priscilla Queen of the Desert” (Orpheus Musical Theatre Society), Choreographer in “Chicago” (Carleton Musical Theatre Society) and Assistant Stage Manager in “Sister Act” (Orpheus Musical Theatre).

Niamh Webber

Cast Member

Niamh is happy to be performing her rendition of This is Me from Camp Rock! Niamh got into musical theatre in elementary school by auditioning for the Ain’t Seen Nothin’ Yet (ASNY) musical theatre summer camp. She didn’t know anything about the company but at the time she thought it sounded like Camp Rock, so she decided to go for it. Niamh hasn’t been able to step away from musical theatre ever since, so she figured that paying homage to the movie that got her into theatre in the first place could be fun. She has since continued to work and perform with ASNY, while also doing so with companies such as Orpheus, Tototoo, Lost Baggage and Ottawa Little Theatre. She hopes you enjoy her version of This is Me!

Rachel Hunt

Cast Member

Rachel is a performing artist from a small town in Southern Ontario. In 2018, she received her diploma from Randolph College for the Performing Arts’ Triple Threat college program in Toronto, ON. Thereafter, she went to Scotland to obtain her masters in musical theatre at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. Rachel is very grateful to be a part of this cabaret, and can’t wait to live her dream role of Rapunzel for this one night!

Select credits include: Margot and Vivienne (U/S) in Legally Blonde (The Edinburgh Fringe Festival), Dee in a new actor-muso musical City of Dreams (The Edinburgh Fringe Festival), and Mrs. Nordstrom in A Little Night Music (Randolph Theatre)

Rose McCafferty

Cast Member

Rose is excited for her first ever performance with LBMT! She is a grade 8 student from the Ottawa Valley, and has enjoyed singing and musical theatre for a number of years. Her first ever stage appearance was in Peter Pan Jr. with Streetlight Theatre Company in Pembroke. She has also performed with Streetlight Theatre in Beauty and the Beast, Mary Poppins, Anne of Green Gables, and most recently Into the Woods. Rose’s other interests include competitive soccer, playing the cello, piano and guitar, and longboarding with her dog Sula. Rose would like to thank LBMT for the opportunity to be part of this amazing show!

Sophia Pierce

Cast Member

Sophia is 11 years old and will be graduating grade 6 at the end of June. She has loved music all her life and after discovering musical theatre, felt she was finally “home”. She was thrilled to play one of her “bucket list” roles as Matilda (Matilda, Orpheus) in 2019 and was named performer of the year by Broadway World for her performance of Jemima Potts (Orpheus, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang) in 2018. When Sophia is not on stage you will find her on the ice singing the National anthem for the Ottawa Senators or in her room studying for her grade 6 RCM exams. Sophia is grateful to LBMT for this incredible opportunity!

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