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Meet the Cast of The Outsiders

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Alec 

Alec is a Notre Dame Senior who is very excited for his upcoming performance of “The Outsiders”. He is currently the Assistant Stage Manager and Vice President of Stage Crew and loves participating in any way possible! He has previously done the ND musicals “Seussical”, “Into the Woods”, and “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying”! He has also worked on the ND play “Arsenic and Old Lace”! He has also worked on the LH shows “Spamalot”, “Addams Family”, and “The Pirates of Penzance”! He’s really excited to be performing his last play, and hopes you enjoy it too!

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Claire

A senior at Lauralton Hall and is so excited to help bring "The Outsiders", her favorite book from middle school, to life. Claire has been doing stage crew since fourth grade; she also plays softball and skis for Lauralton. Claire participates in the state Youth and Government program and will be majoring in Political Science next year, in addition to staying gold. She hopes you enjoy the show!

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Kofi

A junior at Notre Dame and is our new stage manager. He started out doing stage crew during his freshman year for Notre Dame’s production of “Into the Woods”. Last year he served as the prop master for Notre Dame’s productions of “Arsenic and Old Lace” and “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying”. Along with his contribution to Stage Crew, he also does Outdoor Track in the spring and has been on the Honor Roll since his freshman year. He hopes that our show is a great success!!

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Emma

A senior at Sacred Heart Academy. This is her fourth year with the Notre Dame Drama Club, having been involved with crew for "Seussical", a featured dancer in both "Into the Woods" and "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying", and her proudest role, Elaine Harper in last year’s play "Arsenic and Old Lace". She will be playing Mrs. O’Briant in "The Outsiders". Along with acting, Emma is a singer as well as a softball player at SHA, is involved with various other clubs and activities, and is a high honor roll student. She is excited for the year ahead!

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Celia

Celia is so excited to be a part of her very first Notre Dame play! She is a freshman at Sacred Heart Academy. She performed this in SHA's "Peter Pan" at the Shubert. Celia would like to thank her parents and friends for always supporting her.

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Brynn

A senior at Lauralton Hall and is thrilled to be performing in her third production with the Notre Dame Drama Club! Her last role at ND was Hedy LaRue in "How To Succeed in Business". In recent years, she has also appeared as Ruth in "Pirates of Penzance" and Wednesday in the "Addams Family", both at Lauralton Hall. When she’s not on stage, Brynn enjoys skiing, teaching guitar, and singing with her band. Brynn would like to thank Mrs. LaMonaca, Frank, and Mrs. Mantero for all of their hard work!

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Dominic

Dominic has been in several other productions at his former school, including Wizard of Oz, Into the Woods, and the Little Mermaid. As a sophomore, "The Outsiders" is the first time he is taking part in a production at Notre Dame. He's playing a Greaser extra and the Sodajerk at the Dairy Queen. But watch out, he's a 2nd degree black belt in Taekwondo and is a musician. He hopes everyone enjoys the show!

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Courtney

A junior at Sacred Heart Academy. She has been a part of the Notre Dame Drama Club since her freshman year. While she does love to perform on the stage she also enjoys helping out behind the scenes making everyone to look their best on the stage. Courtney and her creative partner Lauren Jerram last year were very grateful to be nominated for a Halo Award for their work with hair and makeup. Overall she super excited to return as a crew leader of hair and makeup again this year and can not wait for the show!

Recent Productions and Awards:

Arsenic and Old Lace (Fall 2018)

  • 7 Halo Award Nominations including a win for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Classical play (Biyeni Eusebio ‘20) 

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (Winter 2019)

  • 4 Halo Award Nominations

Into the Woods (2018)

  • 4 Halo Award Nominations including a win for Best Featured Actor in a Musical (Antonio Mantero ‘21)
  • 1 Sondheim Award Nomination for Best Supporting Actor in a Musical (Antonio Mantero ‘21)

Seussical (2017)

  • 5 Halo Award Nominations
  • 6 Connecticut High School Musical Theatre Award Nominations including a win for Best Featured Actor in a Musical (Thomas Scott ‘18)
  • Beauty and the Beast (2016)
  • 12 Halo Award Nominations including a win for Best Supporting Actor in a Musical (Matt Bader ‘16)
  • 2 Connecticut High School Award Nominations

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (2015)

  • 5 Halo Award Nominations including a win for Best Featured Actor in a Contemporary Play (Matt Bader ‘16)

No Time for Sergeants (2014) 

Treasure Island (2013) 

The Pink Panther Strikes Again (2012) 

Robin Hood (2011) 

Alibis (2010) 

Laughter on the 23rd Floor (2009) 

The Odd Couple (2008) 

You Can't Take It With You (2007) 

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Casey LaMonaca

Casey LaMonaca

Social/Rel. Studies; Direct. Student Act, Student Activities Coordinator

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