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Cast | HAIR Summer 2022
Typically working behind the scenes as a theatre technician and producer, Daniel is ecstatic and honored to be making his return to the stage performing with this wonderful tribe of artists. Previous tribes include: The Forest of Arden, Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, and For The Record. Daniel dedicates this performance to his family, his friends, and his beloved dog Justin.
is overjoyed to be performing with the tribe again in Altadena. Previous tribes: For The Record Live, Rockwell Table & Stage, Les Miserables at The Hollywood Bowl, Lesly Kahn, Carnegie Mellon University, and Interlochen Arts Academy. Check out his next show this holiday season, Love Actually Live at The Wallis in Beverly Hills. www.fortherecordlive.com
was born and raised in Southern California with an early love for music and local theatre. Her participation in musical theatre began a lifelong devotion to songwriting. At the age of 16, Sarah began recording professionally in Nashville, TN. Sarah’s latest releases were recorded in Los Angeles, along with her most recent single "Room For Love" which you can find via her artist name Sarah Petrella. She resides in Altadena with her husband Oliver, and two young boys Julius and Leonardo and also has an active career in Real Estate. Having founded Altadena Music Theatre, Sarah hopes to bring the community together, and inspire each other with a love and appreciation for the arts. Thank you for coming out to support us on this journey. Hope there will be many more. www.sarahpetrella.com
Cruz St. James
Originally from West Virginia, Scarlet spent her first four years in LA living in beautiful Altadena. In addition to many commercial, tv, and youtube credits, her past musical theatre roles include Winnifred in Once Upon a Mattress, Marcy in Putnam County Spelling Bee and Little Voice in The Rise and Fall of Little Voice. Scarlet taught Acting for Altadena Music Theatre's first Kids Camp and also served as dialect coach for Cabaret. She's thrilled to join this very special production of Hair (again!) Find her online @scarletsheppard.
is originally from New York and now resides in Los Angeles. Trained in acting, music and dance at The Actors Studio, The Boston Conservatory, The Professional Performing Arts School and Berklee College of Music. Previous theatre credits include “Spring Awakening” “Cabaret” “Equus” “Pillars of New York (Off-Broadway)” “Rabbit Hole” “All Shook Up” “Museum of Dreams”. He is truly overjoyed to be joining a tribe of such wonderful and talented hippies. All socials: @cruzstjames
Karlina Covington got her first taste of musical theatre at age 4 in a community production of Bugsy Malone. As a teen, she attended Los Angeles’ Amazing Grace Conservatory, where she was featured in Grease, Fame, A Christmas Carol, and The Prodigal Daughter. As an adult, she returned to the stage for BOTH: A Hard Day’s Silent Night. Primarily, Karlina works as a singer and songwriter. She’s sung in numerous bands, including Vaud And The Villains; and has written with and for various artists, including the Black Eyed Peas. She can be found on Instagram @karlinacovington.
Cassidy Von Kronemann
also known as Fairy, welcomes you to this sacred moment in time with the tribe! Allow yourself to be transformed by this performance and become lost in the unfathomable infinities of your mystical third eye. Her previous roles include Maureen in Rent in Ojai & Wendy in Peter Pan at the Oxnard Performing Arts Center. Follow @fairyqueencass if you wanna get magical.
As the changing of the guards take place, Michael A Neely is becoming a new face of the millennials. He is best known for his role as Thomas “Georgia Tom” Dorsey in the stage play “It Don’t Just Shake Off” written and directed by McKinley Johnson. Born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, Michael had the opportunity to perform in various plays in church and school. His people personality comical style kept a smile on people faces. He was known for imitating people from James Brown, Steve Martin, Mr. Brown, Jim Carey, Ray Charles to President Obama just to name a few. As his desired grew even stronger for acting, Michael decided in 2014 to pursue it further by attending Second City school in Chicago, Illinois. He has kept busy while attending Second City doing improv to, and standup comedy. From there in 2018, Michael auditioned for The American Academy for Dramatic Arts in Los Angeles and was selected to attend and graduated. He has appeared in “Feet Ain’t Tired” and many other theatrical projects and films. Michael has his own production company called Man Production and his pursuit of happiness is to make somebody else happy.
Jalen Friday is excited to be back on stage in “Hair”. Previous credits: You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, Once on This Island, and Anything Goes. Jalen attends Los Angeles College of Music for Vocal performance. Insta: @jalenfriday
Sarah is so excited to be doing a show in Pasadena!! Having gone to middle school and high school here this show feels like a true homecoming for her. She recently graduated from AMDA with a BFA and feels so privileged to have had such a great start to her career. She had the opportunity to play a percussionist in the upcoming Netflix movie “Shirley” and work on a Music Video with Australian artist GEM. However, nothing feels more like home to her than musical theatre. She is overjoyed to finally be back on stage doing what she loves while being in a show that is spreading so much love. @sarahroselovee
is thrilled to be a part of the inaugural show for AMT, and is excited to be returning to the tribe for her second production of HAIR. She has her BFA in Musical Theatre from Missouri State University. Check out her website at www.lindyajones.com or her Instagram @thelindyhop. Peace, love, happiness!
recently moved to the Pasadena area and is so thrilled to be a part of Hair! Favorite roles include Wendla (Spring Awakening) and Sister Mary Robert (Sister Act). Jaya holds a B.A. in Geography from UCLA and works for an environmental nonprofit.
is an Intuitive Healing Practitioner and Tarot reader in Pasadena. She guides people in receiving insight, clarity, and healing from higher states of consciousness. She is also an artist and published author. Chelsea and her husband Ryan have a rock band called We Are Makers, they write and perform original music.
is a Pasadena local musician and music producer. When he’s not producing other artists he is playing his original music that he writes and performs with his wife Chelsea Maker in their Glam Rock/Love Duo aptly called “We Are Makers.”
Sean grew up in North Pasadena on the Altadena border. He loved hanging out at the coffee gallery where his dad rented an office on the second floor. Some of his favorite roles were Officer Lockstock in Urinetown, Peter in Company! and Miles Gloriosus in A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum. He’s looking forward to singing in more musicals as covid becomes endemic and just part of every day life. You can follow him on Instagram @seanpyork
Ursula Knudson Gueringer
Ursula Knudson Gueringer is a native of Sacramento and current Altadena resident . Although trained in opera, she spent most of her twenties touring the south of Italy in a mule drawn caravan with a group of musicians, singing on the street and also dabbling in singing Verdi for the summer town festival concerts of the region. After returning to the states following the birth of her son , she toured internationally for ten years with her world music /Eastern European super folk group Fishtank Ensemble until it was time to slow down and enjoy life with her husband David and two kids . Currently she scratches her musical itch with two diverse musical projects, vintage French music group Belle Affaire and avante garde cabaret duo NOW Music. Most of all, she loves life in Altadena. She is honored and excited to take part in Altadena Music Theaters first production of HAIR.
STL native is thrilled to be playing in HAIR for the second time in her career. A graduate of MSU Musical Theatre, Molly's favorite roles include Charlotte in A Little Night Music where she was directed by Robert Westenberg; and Loralie in Arcana, a short film. You can see her in the Tik Tok series @loveandshakespeare, and on Instagram @MollyFowler_. Molly will be producing and performing a Jazz Cabaret this fall.
Kelsey is a Southern Belle with a city heart! A Los Angeles transplant from Tennessee, California is her chosen home. She has a BFA in Dance performance and Choreography. She has taught dance in LA for 6+ years and is currently living out her days as a professional dancer, roller skater, and actor. She loves cuddling with her cats, watching animal documentaries, traveling the world, and fangirl-ing over her newest hobbies: Aerial Arts and line dancing! Hair is her debut performance with Altadena Music Theatre and she is beyond the MOON to be amongst this incredible company!
is 27 and a local dancer who works with LA Drag Icons and Gay musicians. Currently a resident of Pasadena and works as a nurse in Alhambra school district. Before nursing he worked in entertainment for Disney theme parks from 2015- 2019. While in high school Avery found talents in drums, horns and the saxophone, but after high school he transitioned to movement and colorguard for Drum Corps International. Top ensembles: Vanguard Cadets (‘13, ’14), all male group The Cavaliers (‘16, ’17) and Fantasia winterguard (‘16, ’17, ’20). After performing in over 40 states with
audiences over 70,000, this is Avery’s first theatre production and he is excited to perform so close to home.
This is Kate’s third time gracing the stage as a tribe member in Hair. Her first time was at Warren Wilson College in North Carolina when she was 18. Although she has no formal training, she is an extroverted Gemini ham, and is thrilled to come back to the stage at 43. Kate is a costume designer, Founder of Mommelas - a Jewish comfort food venture rooted in Northeast LA, and a proud Momma to two gorgeous boys. Kate would like to dedicate this performance to her mensch of an Aba whose love for musical theater was a great influence and gift in her life. Find Kate on Instagram @mommelas_la
Anne has been singing and dancing her entire life! Among some of the stage productions she has been cast in are The Pirates of Penzance, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Kiss Me Kate (Second Gangster), West Side Story (Velma, Jet girl), Annie (Lily St. Regis), and Jesus Christ Superstar (Mary Magdalene- a dream come true!). She has sung in various choirs (including madrigals, county, regional, and state, in NJ) and danced in 22nd Century Jazz Ensemble (a competing group). She currently sings in her churchchoir in Altadena and is the lead soloist, having been privileged to be hired to solo for many weddings and funerals over the years. Currently residing in Pasadena, Anne previously lived in “BeautifulAltadena” for many years and loves the community. She has always thought she was born “too late in time” and should have been a Flower Child, so having the opportunity to be a part of this inauguralproduction of Hair in Altadena is a great joy!
Michael Mullen is an actor and costume designer. He is thrilled to be a part of "Hair"! He has received several awards and nominations for his work both onstage and off from such organizations as L.A. Stage Alliance Ovation, L.A. Drama Critics Circle, L.A. Weekly, N.A.A.C.P., StageSceneLA, Stage Raw, Robby, Broadway World, Ticket Holder, Eddon, and Desert Theatre League. He hopes you enjoy the show! Love and peace! :)
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