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CAST & ORCHESTRA

 Justin Nurse (Jesus) 
  
JUSTIN is thrilled to rise again in the role of Jesus. It is not very often that an actor gets to take a second shot at this kind of iconic roll and Justin is grateful to Tada productions for the opportunity. Some of Justin's favorite theatre credits include Canadian company of Mamma Mia in Toronto/on tour, 5 years as principal singer aboard Celebrity/Azamara cruise lines, as well as countless regional productions from coast to coast. Justin has also branched out into film and Tv and has starred in a number for short films including "Infanticide" with Kristen Pellerine, "It Could Be You" along side Andy Jones and proudly, a role in an episode of season 6 - Republic of Doyle just to name a few. Currently Justin's time is being shared between teaching at Waterford Valley High and his three girls, Wife Aimee and daughters Ella and Jozie. Check out Justin's band STIXX&STONES too all over NL in 2017!
Enjoy the show!
Kelly-Ann Evans (Judas)

  
Kelly-Ann Evans is an award-winning performer, producer and educator who has been onstage non-stop since the age of 7. She is the owner/operator of Rock City Studio (two-time MusicNL nominee for educator of the year) where she teaches, does performance workshops and directs a women’s choir. She is also owner/director of Red Dress Entertainment (tributes to Rod Stewart, Michael Jackson, Queen, Prince, Abba and Motown) and co-creator of Total Talent, a performance workshop series for young musicians looking to hone their chops in commercial music performance.

Kelly-Ann has a BMUS from Memorial University and studied Musical Theatre Performance at Sheridan College in Oakville, Ontario. She is a multiple MusicNL award winner and ECMA nominee who has been a company member of the Stratford Shakespeare Festival, as well as with the original Canadian company of Queen's musical We Will Rock You in Toronto where she performed with Queen's Brian May and Roger Taylor.

Favourite roles locally include Velma Kelly in Chicago, Bombalurina in CATS, Eva Peron in Evita (TADA Events), Anita in West Side Story, Rizzo in Grease, Ursula in The Little Mermaid (Theatre St. John’s), Diana Goodman in Next to Normal (Best Kind Productions,) being a DIVA (TADA Events) and working/touring with Wonderbolt Circus. As always, she is super pumped about working with the awesome TADA team and wants to send special love to her Momma, for everything. Check out her latest project, POST, an original electronic sub-dance offering at bandcamp.com\theartofpostnl


  

  
Janet Cull (Mary Magdalene)
  
Janet cull is enigmatic. She’s a firecracker, a force to be reckoned with. She has boundless energy, and limitless talent. Her voice is warm and inviting, timeless, smooth, and maybe just a little bit dirty. Just like frigid Northern air, she is edgy, dramatic and larger than the everyday.

Janet has just released a solo album titled Real Tough Love.
In December of 2016 Janet was named the best vocalist of SINGER UNIVERSE based out of L.A.
In November of 2016 Janet Cull’s In The Red opened for the world famous pop group Marianas Trench on their Crusade Tour.
Janet has 2 Award Winning records in which she received awards in 2004 for ‘Group of the Year’, ‘Album of the Year’ as well as ‘Galaxie Rising Star of the CBC’. Her 2007 release of (People Get Ready – Kelly-Ann Evans and Janet Cull’) earned her an ECMA nomination.  Besides being lead vocalist she also co-produced both albums.

Miss Cull has performed in local musicals as a principal singer/actor including ‘Hair’, ‘Cats’ ‘DIVAS do Broadway & Christmas and most recently the acclaimed modern version of Jesus Christ Superstar (TADA Events) playing the role of Mary Magdalene.

Janet tours the Province each year. Some of the shows she has co-produced include FOREVER 27, Lowe Profile, ABBA, Fleetwood Mac, a tribute to the Women of Motown, Tina Turner.
JANET has also performed in Roy Orbison Tribute, Honky Tonk Angels – A Tribute to the Women of Country Music.  When Janet is not on the road you can see her locally at Spirit of Newfoundland Productions in shows ABBA, Women Doin’ Men, Newfoundland Dreamgirls and It’s My Party.
Wayne Pardy (Caiaphas) 

Just off his most recent role as Sherriff Earl in the Rennie’s River production of All Shook Up, Wayne is excited to be reprising his role as Caiaphas in Jesus Christ Superstar.  “Wayne Pardy’s Caiaphis should make anyone who loves serious bass singing cheer” (The Outport Magazine 2nd Anniversary  Edition. April 30th, 2015). 

Previous Tada! Events shows have included Rock of Ages (Hertz), Jesus Christ Superstar (Caiaphas), Chicago (Sergeant Fogarty), CATS (Great Rumpus Cat); White Christmas (Jimmy), Alice in Wonderland, Rocky Horror Picture Show, Gypsy, Evita, Frosty Festival, Our Diva’s Do Christmas, Our Diva’s Tale as Old as Time and Our Diva’s Do Broadway, as well as the Rennie’s River fall musical Footloose (Coach Roger Dunbar) and Oliver.  100% thanks as always to Terri.
 Keith Power (Annas)

For TaDa Events: Franz in Rock of Ages, Annas in Jesus Christ Superstar, Mary Sunshine in Chicago, Mike in White Christmas the Musical. Other: It's My Party, Where Once They Stood, Skeets, Snobs and Peppermint Nobs, Abba- Gotta Get the Scoop, Our Celtic Spirit (Spirit of Newfoundland), Circus Glorious (Wonderbolt), Hedwig and the Angry Inch (Joint Productions), Spamalot (Atlantic Light Theatre), The Little Mermaid, Mary Poppins, Grease, Beauty and the Beast in Concert, Annie (Theatre St. John's), Revue 2012 (Rising Tide Theatre), Avenue Q (Best Kind Productions).
Philip Goodridge (Pilate)
  
Philip is graduate of York University’s theatre program and thrilled to return to this role with TaDa!. He’s been performing with TaDa! Events since 2003 (Cabaret, The Rocky Horror Show, Alice in Wonderland, White Christmas, Chicago, Evita, Our Divas Do Christmas, and more) and has also worked with Artistic Fraud, Rising Tide, RCA Theatre, Joint Productions, Wonderbolt Circus and others. Other previous credits include Scuttle in The Little Mermaid with Theatre St. John’s, Dan in Best Kind Productions' Next To Normal, and Mr. Braithwaite in Atlantic Light Theatre's Billy Elliot. He'll next be seen in Best Kind's original musical Impresario in May. He has written several plays and sings as one half of the duo The Duds. Thanks always to Mom, Dad, and Mark.
Justin Goulding (Herod)
  
Justin Goulding is the artistic director of his own production company, Etcetera Productions, and is the artistic director of The Mount Pearl Show Choir. He teaches voice, piano, and directs the triple-threat performance group, The Company, at The Studios Of Etcetera Productions. Justin is also a musical theatre clinician and adjudicator, and is thrilled to be reprising the role of Herod. Enjoy the show!
  

  
Timothy Matson (Apostle Peter)
  
Timothy Matson is thrilled for the opportunity to rejoin this incredible cast in this wonderful show and to be back performing with Tada Events.  Some favorite credits include Phil Davis in Irving Berlin's White Christmas (Tada Events), Prince Eric in The Little Mermaid (Theatre St. John's), Enjolras in Les Miserables (Atlantic Light Theatre), Scarecrow in The Wizard of Oz (Peter MacDonald Productions), and Jeff in [title of show] (Best Kind Productions).  He has also been a soloist with Our Divas Do Christmas.  Timothy is Co-Artistic Director of Best Kind Productions and will be directing the upcoming production of Impresario (May 2017), and the upcoming production of Little Shop of Horrors with Mount Pearl Senior High (April 2017).
  

  
Chris Adams (Apostle Simon Zealotes)
  
Chris Adams has been acting and singing professionally for over 30 years. However, his role in Tada Event’s hit last year, Rock of Ages as the rock god, Stacee Jaxx, marked his 1st return to the stage in 10 years, after 15 years of teaching and volunteering overseas. He is now thrilled to be returning to Tada Events, in this year’s Frosty Festival and Jesus Christ Superstar, as Simon Zealotes.

Over the years, Chris has had leading roles with such companies such as the Shaw Festival, the Festival of Classics, Equity Showcase, Mercury Theatre, and Stagekids, on the mainland; and with Rising Tide, The Stephenville Festival, and Grand Bank Theatre Festival here on the rock. An incredibly versatile performer, Chris has acted in Shakespeare close to a dozen times, and has starred as everything from fishermen, to rock stars, to doctors, to the bad guys that keep the doctors busy! On screen, he has played principal roles in such shows as Twice in a Lifetime, The Untold Story, the Jesse Ventura Story, and over 24 episodes of the popular Korean “Believe it or Not” style series, Extreme Surprise.
When not busy acting or making music, Chris enjoys volunteering with refugee families, teaching yoga and meditation, and empowering others as a life and wellness coach, through his businesses ICAN* Coaching, and Now & Zen.
Andrew Williams (Apostle Andrew, Priest)

  
Andrew is excited to be back on stage with the incomparable cast and crew of JCS! He has had a number roles in TaDa! productions, including the "Rock of Ages," "White Christmas," and "Our Divas do Christmas." He's also been featured in Theatre St. John's production of "The Little Mermaid" and Atlantic Lights production of "Sister Act." 

What's that buzz? TaDa's electric production of JCS! Enjoy!
  
  
John Williams (Apostle Bartholomew)
  
John Williams is delighted to part of Jesus Christ Superstar. He has recently appeared in TaDa! Events Rock of Ages, Atlantic Light Theatre's productions of Sister Act (Eddie Souther) and Spamalot (Galahad, Black Knight, Herbert's Father, Tim), Best Kind Productions’ Urinetown (Officer Lockstock) and Spirit of Newfoundland’s Where Once They Stood. A versatile vocalist and instrumentalist, John holds degrees in music (trombone) and music education from Memorial University
  
Roger Samson (Apostle James the Elder, Priest) 
  
Roger Samson grew up dreaming the impossible dream in Corner Brook. Moments of rockiness and horror emerged, but so too did the realization that no one is alone if you’re belting out tunes and dancing on stage. Full credit to find-me-a-primitive-man Gary Graham.
  

Chris Hendry (Apostle John, Priest

Chris has been a performing singer and musician for the past thirty years; however, he only recently debuted on the theatrical stage in 2016 as Father/Arsenal Lead Singer in TaDa! Events' production of Rock of Ages. If you look closely, you can also catch Chris in the background of several episodes of the first season of Republic of Doyle, and he is also in Atlantic Light Theatre's production of Billy Elliot this spring as Scab/Policeman. Chris is grateful to work again with TaDa! Events and such a talented cast and production team in Jesus Christ Superstar. You can check out Chris singing and playing with his band YYT or performing with other local musical talents. When not performing, Chris enjoys photography, nature, and time with family and friends.
Kyle McDavid (Apostle Matthew) 
  
Kyle McDavid is a music and theatre educator and the founder and co-Artistic Director of Best Kind Productions. Some recent performance credits include All Shook Up as Dennis (Quidi Vidi/Rennie's River Development Foundation), Sister Act as Joey (Atlantic Light Theatre), Jesus Christ Superstar (TaDa! Events), Monty Python's Spamalot as Bedevere/Knight Who Says Ni (Atlantic Light Theatre), The Addams Family as Fester (Peter MacDonald Productions) and more.  He has directed/performed in theatre productions in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Ontario, ​and is an alumnus of Up with People (touring North America and Europe with their production Roads in 1999-2000.)  Kyle is also an accompanist, a freelance graphic designer.  His original musical, Impresario, based on the life of St. John's-born Broadway legend, John Murray Anderson, will be playing May 18-20 at the LSPU Hall.  Love to Megan, Annika, and Lachlan!
  

  
Craig Sharpe (Apostle James the Younger)

Craig Sharpe is a Canadian pop singer who was the runner-up on Canadian Idol season 4, having finished second place and was the closest voting in Idol History. Known for his wide vocal range and ability. Sharpe then released 2 Self Titled Albums, Featured on 3 colaberatuon albums, as well as nominated for multiple Canadian & east coast awards.
Sharpe performed tour dates with Roger Hodgson (SuperTramp), as well as worked with  Grammy award winning producer David Foster, Country Sensation Martina McBride, along with Cyndi Lauper, Tony Bennett, Nelly Furtado and more. Sharpe expanded his talent and joined the theatre world last year playing Drew in Rock of Ages. In the words of Sharpe, ''There should be No Limit to what someone can do'' .
Jeff Simms (Apostle Thaddeus, Priest)
  
Born and raised in Newfoundland, Jeff has recently completed his BMus, studying voice with Shelley Neville.  Jeff is excited to come back and work with Tada Productions doing one of his all time favourite musicals! Recent credits include: All Shook Up (Chad), Hairspray (Corny Collins), Impresario (Best Kind Productions), Next To Normal (Henry), Urinetown (bobby strong), Skeets, Snobs, And Peppermint nobs (Spirit Of Newfoundland).
  

Paul Wilson (Apostle Thomas, Priest)  

Paul is very excited to be back working with TADA on JCS (a show he’s wanted to do for many years), having previously appeared as Lonny in last year’s production of ROCK OF AGES!  Other work in Newfoundland includes 3 seasons with Perchance Theatre at Cupids; Orsino (TWELFTH NIGHT), Capulet (ROMEO & JULIET), and Macbeth (MACBETH), other stage work here includes; Dr. Fine (NEXT TO NORMAL – Best Kind), Pip/Theo Wexler (THREE DAYS OF RAIN – Sweetline), and most recently, Jackie (Dad) Elliot (BILLY ELLIOT – Atlantic Light).

Having appeared in numerous short films, and two episodes of REPUBLIC OF DOYLE, Paul can be seen in the recurring role of Vanstone on the new Take the Shot/Discovery Canada/Netflix TV series: FRONTIER – streaming now on Netflix (International) and Crave TV (Canada)!
  
Erin Mackey (Soul Singer, Disciple)

Erin Mackey is so excited to be returning to her second production with Tada! Events – previous a Divas Dancer in Our Divas Do Christmas.  Erin has worked both on-stage and on-screen with companies such as Peter MacDonald Productiions, Best Kind Productions, Atlantic Light Theatre, Gussied Up Productions, Lucky Productions, Best Boy Productions and Perchance Theatre.  Erin is thrilled to be a part of this wonderful production and thanks Terri, Bill and Pam for this wonderful opportunity.
   
Krista Howe-Croke
(Soul Singer, Maid by the Fire, Disciple)

Krista Howe Croke holds a Bachelor of Music in performance (vocal) and a Bachelor of Music Education from Memorial University, as well as a Master of Music (vocal) from McGill University.  Krista has performed numerous lead and supporting roles in a variety of productions both in Opera and Musical Theatre. She is thrilled to be performing with Tada once again in this production of Jesus Christ Superstar. Krista currently teaches music at Elizabeth Park Elementary and teaches private vocal instruction in her home studio in Topsail. 
Kristin Murphy (Soul Singer, Disciple)
  
Kristin Murphy is a Music Specialist with the Newfoundland and Labrador English School District. She has been performing since a very young age and has been featured in shows with TADA, QVRRDF, Best Kind Productions, and is a proud member of QVE. She is thrilled to be a part of the amazing cast of JCS for a second time around! A special thank you to Brian for his continued love and support!
  

  
Sabrina Roberts (Soul Singer, Disciple)

Sabrina feels truly blessed to be back on stage with the wonderful cast and crew of TaDa! Events.  Because of all the rave reviews for this show in 2015, she contemplated choosing to be an audience member for this second round of JCS, but knew she’d be sitting, watching and wishing she was on stage. You might recognize Sabrina from her recent roles such as Regina in Rock of Ages and Hunyak in Chicago (TaDa! Events), or Flotsam, the eel on rollerblades, in The Little Mermaid (Theatre St. John’s), Sister Amnesia in Nunsense (St. John’s Players) and Katherine in Taming of the Shrew (Shakespeare By The Sea)… to name a few. A big thank you to Terri, Bill & Pam and to the cast… Merde!!
  
Holly Daley (Soul Singer, Disciple)
   
Holly Daley is a somewhat recent graduate of MUN School of Music and is an active performer in St. John’s.  She has been part of the Quintessential Vocal Ensemble and more recently, Lady Cove Women’s Choir, and she performs jazz, pop and traditional music alongside Gary Davis regularly at The Woodstock Colonial Inn.  Holly has participated in Rock of Ages (Tada!) and most recently as Henrietta in All Shook Up (QVRRDF).  Outside of performing, she teaches privately through MAX.  She can’t wait to work with this glorious cast and crew and be a part of the JCS victory lap!
   

Christopher Dunn (Security, Disciple)
  
Christopher Dunn is a comedian, actor, and improviser from St. John’s Newfoundland. He is the Artistic Director of Night Out Productions, which showcases top tier local and international comedic talent. He has performed with The St. John’s Players, Peter Macdonald Productions, School Zone Productions, Opera on The Avalon, as well as the original TaDa Events production of Jesus Christ Superstar. He is a graduate of the Memorial University Performance and Communications Media Diploma Programme. He would like to thank his family for constantly supporting him in his artistic career, especially his Dad, Christopher Dunn, and his Pop, Jim Wakeham, whom he hopes to emulate as much as possible. You can see Chris on stage at any of the weekly stand up open mics in town; at the LSPU Hall with Stanley Braxton Improv Co. or later this year in Dead Man Walking by Opera on the Avalon. He is grateful to be returning to this amazing show and hopes it will delight you the same way it delights him!   
Lynn Panting (Security, Disciple)
  
Lynn Panting is a multi-disciplined performer, choreographer and arts educator.  In 2013 Lynn was short listed for NLAC’s Arts Educator of the Year Award.  Past performance credits include Rock of Ages, JCS, Evita, Chicago, Alice in Wonderland, Rock Horror (Tada! Events), Richard III, Caesar, Midsummer Night’s Dream and The Tempest (SBTS).   Lynnpantingdance.com
  

  
Garrett Wells (Security, Dancer) 

Garrett Wells is a full time pharmacist as well as a part time Zumba® and BodyStep™ instructor with GoodLife Fitness. He has trained in many styles of dance including ballroom, hip hop and jazz. He recently appeared on stage in “Rock of Ages” and “Sister Act”. This is his 9th show with TaDa! Events and would like to thank Pam, Bill and Terri for another amazing opportunity.
  
  
Alyssa Hodder (Disciple)

Alyssa Hodder is a graduate from Memorial University with conjoint Bachelor of Music (voice) and Bachelor of Music Education degrees. She currently works as a music teacher, teaching piano and voice lessons from her home-based studio in Conception Bay South, and as a substitute teacher with NLESD. Alyssa performs as a singer and pianist with The Celtic Fiddlers, and recently returned from their tour of Ireland. Recent theatre credits include All Shook Up (QVRRDF), Sister Act (Atlantic Light Theatre), Andrina in The Little Mermaid (Theatre St. John's), and Fiddler on the Roof (QVRRDF). She performed with TaDa! Events in Jesus Christ Superstar in 2015, and is beyond excited to take the stage with them again this year!
Amy Wilson (Disciple)

Amy has a Bachelor of Music Education with a major in voice from UPEI and is currently completing a Masters of Education degree in Counselling Psychology at MUN.  Amy is a singer-songwriter who released her debut album, On Repeat, in 2015 which landed her two MusicNL nominations and appearances on CBC’s Crosstalk and On the Go.  As lead singer of the trio, All Dressed Up, Amy is a regular to the downtown music scene.  She is an artistic director of Placentia Area Theatre d’Heritage and has a passion for community theatre.  She is also a proud member of Lady Cove Women’s Choir.  Previous shows include QVRRDF’s All Shook Up, Tada’s Rock of Ages, Atlantic Light’s Sister Act and BKP’s Urinetown.  Amy first heard the music of JCS playing on her parents’ record player when she was a child and is honoured to sing it now with this amazing cast!    Amy would like to thank her fiancé, Andrew, for his continued support and backstage coffee deliveries.
  
Anna Carew (Dancer) 
 
Anna Carew is a first year MUN student and a member of the MAX Dance Academy program. Some of her most recent credits include Tarzan (PMP), Our Divas Do Christmas (TaDa!), and Hairspray (PMP). She  is thrilled to have to opportunity to perform in Jesus  Christ Superstar for the first time and she hopes you enjoy the show!
  

  
Ashley Harding Reid (Disciple)

Ashley’s first-time on the stage was for the first running of JCS in 2015, she is back again and very excited and honored to be part of the amazing cast of Jesus Christ Superstar.
  
  
Caitlin Harte (Disciple) 
  
Caitlin Harte is a level 3 student at Holy Heart High School where she is a proud member of all 3 choirs. A self-proclaimed triple threat, she is no stranger to the stage, having made her first appearance at the age of 3. Some of her favourite roles include Patrice ("13," BKP), Ronnette ("Little Shop of Horrors," Acting Manitou), Evangeline Harcourt ("Anything Goes," Acting Manitou), Ngana ("South Pacific," QVRRDF), Grace ("The Stars are Always Brighter When the Lights Go Out," BKP) and Susan ("White Christmas," TaDa Events). She has also stage managed many shows for BKP and had the opportunity to Assistant Choreograph Atlantic Light's "Sister Act" alongside mentor Marie Steffen. She is thrilled to be once again joining the incredible cast of "Jesus Christ Superstar" and hopes you enjoy the show!
  
Colin Harte (Disciple)
  
Colin Harte is a grade 10 student at Holy Heart High School.  This is Colin’s second musical of the 2016-17 season, most recently an ensemble member of QVRRDF’s All Shook Up.  Colin’s musical theatre history started with Gypsy, (2007, TaDa!), followed by Jerome in South Pacific (2008, QVRRDF), and Billy in White Christmas (2011, 2012, TaDa!), and Fiddler on the Roof (2014, QVRRDF), and Pirates of Penzance (2015, Best Kind Productions).  He is currently a member of Holy Heart Low Notes and Chamber Choirs, as well as the provincial Atlantic Boychoir.  He is thrilled to be on stage with such talent in JCS.
  
 
  
Emily Follett (Soul Singer, Disciple)

Emily is a performer and music teacher from St. John's. Recent performance credits include All Shook Up (QVRRDF), Impresario (Best Kind Productions), Rock of Ages (TaDa! Entertainment), Sister Mary Teresa in Sister Act (Atlantic Light Theatre), Little Sally in Urinetown (Best Kind Productions), Yente in Fiddler on the Roof (QVRRDF), Les Misérables (Atlantic Light Theatre), Ethel McCormack in Footloose (QVRRDF). Emily sings with the award winning Lady Cove Women’s Choir and vocal trio The Sweet Serendipities, and holds a Masters of Music in Musical Theatre Performance from Western University. 
  
  
Adrien Doucet (Apostle Philip, Dancer) 


  
Gabrielle Forsey (Disciple)

Gabrielle Forsey is a Pure Mathematics major at Memorial University, and a performer with the Enchanted Princess Kingdom.    Some of her past appearances include: The Vagina Monologues (V-Day St. John's), The Curious Case in the Colony as Anne (Shakespeare by the Sea), Legends as part of The Company (Red Dress Entertainment), Shrek: The Musical as Fairy Godmother (Etcetera Prod.), Scrooge the Musical as Clara (Peter MacDonald Prod.), as well as the ensemble of Godspell (Etcetera Prod.) and Fame: The Musical (Theatre St. John's), and of course, TaDa!'s 2015 production of Jesus Christ Superstar. This talented cast was one of Gabrielle's favorites to work with, and she is just ecstatic to help bring the show to life once more!   Look for her in upcoming projects with Etcetera Productions' Company, and visit The Enchanted Princess Kingdom's Facebook page to learn more about the magical adventures they offer!
Hilary Walsh (Dancer)

Hilary is an avid dancer and aerialist. She has performed in numerous local musicals. Currently she teaches at iFly Aerial Arts as a circus arts teacher. She specializes in aerial hammock however, she loves acrobatic pole as well. This is her eleventh time taking part in a Tada Productions and she would like to thank Terri and Pamela for the continuous opportunity.
  
  
Jennifer Mackey (Disciple, Dancer)

Jennifer Mackey is a fourth year nursing student studying at Memorial University. She has trained in numerous dance styles and has been a part of many performance groups over the years. Jennifer has performed in numerous shows including Our Divas Do Christmas, Rock of Ages, Sister Act and Spamalot. She is excited to be performing again, a singer/dancer/pole dancer in TaDA's upcoming remount of Jesus Christ Superstar!! 
Jordan Coaker  (Disciple)
  
Jordan Coaker is a 2-time MusicNL award-winning musician and an 8-time nominee.  From Conception Bay South, he is the lead vocalist for rock band Waterfront Fire and one half of the duo Quote the Raven.  2016 was his debut year into musical theatre as he performed in Ta Da’s Rock of Ages and Divas Do Christmas, as well as Gussied Up’s production of The Sound of Music.  He recently played a miner in Atlantic Light’s production of Billy Elliot.  He’s very happy to be a part of the ensemble in this production of Jesus Christ Superstar and thanks everyone for their support in this vibrant music scene!
Lauren Jackman (Dancer)
  
Lauren Jackman is a 17 year old student at Gonzaga High School who has been dancing since the age of 2, currently at Coastal Dance Company. She studies ISTD modern and tap, Cecchetti Ballet as well as other genres. Lauren took part in TaDa! Events' Jesus Christ Superstar in 2015 and is thrilled to be a part of the show again this year!
  

  
  
Lindsay Burke (Dancer)
  
Lindsay Burke is a biology major at memorial university and a local dance teacher for Max Dance and Army of Sass. She hopes everyone enjoys the show!
  

  
  
Matthew Ledrew (Dancer)
  
Matthew LeDrew is a 23 year old dancer trained in many styles, with special attention in Ballet and Jazz Funk. He has performed with Tada for many years and this will be his second appearance in Jesus Christ Superstar. Best wishes to the cast and crew and a special thank you to the fantastic audience! Hope you enjoy the show!
  

  
  
Melissa Power (Dancer)
  
Melissa Power loves performing and, as a teacher, she has the privilege of encouraging young individuals to shine, on and off the stage. She would like to thank Pamela and Lisa for sharing their artistry and expertise, Bill for making everything sound so lovely, and of course, Terri for the opportunity to wear the wings once again! Kudos to the whole cast and crew!
  

  
  
Mikayla Downey (Dancer)
  
Mikayla Downey is a Level II student at Holy Heart and currently trains and teaches at Connie Parsons School of Dance. She has recently performed in 42nd Street, Our Divas Do Christmas, and Frosty Festival Circle of Life.
  

  
  
Shawna Gallagher (Dancer)

Shawna Gallagher is a 22 year old dancer trained at The Dance Centre. Training in ballet, jazz, tap, contemporary and hip hop. Performing is a passion of hers, and has done shows for Perter McDonald, Holy Heart productions and has been a Mosaic dance company member and also is a teacher at TDC. Shawna has performed in many tada productions, and is very excited to show you this amazing show of JCS!

  
  
Thomas Ozon (Dancer)
  
Jesus Christ Superstar has been a constant favourite of Thomas' since having first watched the movie as a young boy. He is thrilled to be back on stage with Tada! for this awesome revival. 
  

  
  
Nick Mandville (Pilate’s Valet, Disciple)
  
Nick Mandville is a student of Memorial University and is thrilled to be back again for this amazing show alongside this incredible cast!  Past theatre credits include: Seussical, Scrooge, CATS, Godspell, Shrek, All Shook Up, Sound of Music and Our Divas Do Christmas.  Nick would like to thank Terri, Bill, Pam and the entire cast and crew for this incredible experience.  Enjoy the show!
  

  
  
Nicole Collins (Disciple)
  
Nicole is thrilled to be back on stage with TADA! After an almost six-year break to start a family, now is the time for her to take to the stage again. Some previous TADA! Credits include: Divas Christmas, and Broadway, Cats, Gypsy, Chicago, and The Rocky Horror Show. Nicole trained in musical theatre performance in Toronto and is currently a French Immersion teacher in the NLESD. Enormous thanks extended to Terri for providing her with this opportunity. And to her husband and two boys for being so flexible and understanding during the rehearsal process.
  
Sharon King-Campbell (Disciple)
  
Sharon King-Campbell is an actor, writer, director and producer for the theatre, and she is thrilled to be taking the stage with the Superstar company once again! Sharon's recent performance credits include Billy Elliot (Atlantic Light), Richard III, Shake It Up! (Shakespeare by the Sea), Fuddy Meers (Best Kind), Looking, Tales of Ti-Jean, Spamalot (Stephenville Theatre Festival), Woodstock Revival, Ado, The Fisherman's Revenge, An Enemy of the People, Swept Away (Grand Bank Regional Theatre), and TaDa's Evita.
  

  
  
Thea Morash (Disciple)
  
Théa Morash is an actor, writer, and vocalist. She's pleased to be back on stage again with TaDa! Over the years she's performed with various companies, including several Artistic Fraud of Newfoundland productions such as Jesus Christ Superstar and Underwraps: A Spoke Opera. She can sometimes be found singing alongside Philip Goodridge.
  

  
  
Tiffany Pinhorn (Disciple)
  
Tiffany holds a Bachelor of Music in piano studies from Memorial University. She is a passionate teacher and is an active member of the music education community in St. John’s as the owner of Unison Music Studio, the General Manager of PlayPianoNL, and as a board member of the Newfoundland and Labrador Music Teacher’s Association. Tiffany is a proud member of the award-winning choir Quintessential Vocal Ensemble who recently gave a concert at Carnegie Hall. As a vocalist, Tiffany has participated in many productions such as White Christmas (TaDa! Events), Evita (TaDa! Events), Legends: The Music of Elvis Presley, Rod Stewart, Queen & Michael Jackson (Red Dress Entertainment), Pianomen: The Music of Elton John and Billy Joel, and Our Divas Do Christmas (TaDa! Events). Tiffany is so excited to be a part of this production of Jesus Christ Superstar, and would like to thank Terri for giving her the opportunity to step out from the choir loft and onto the stage! 
Tolson Barrington (Disciple)
  
Tolson is a retired theater arts teacher who has been an active participant in school based productions and community theatre for over forty years. He has served in the capacity of actor, singer, and director, stage manager, set designer and theatre teacher over the years. He is delighted to be a part of this remount of JCS with such a very talented and dedicated cast, crew and production team. He wishes to thank his family for supporting this keen interest in theatre over the years and hopes you enjoy this TADA production of Jesus Christ Superstar.

  
Wendy Hancock (Disciple)
  
Wendy Hancock is a proud Labradorian! As a girl from a small community she often dreamed being on stage and realized her dreams in such roles as Vi Moore in Footloose 2012 and a soloist in Our Divas Do Christmas 2013! She is super pumped to be returning to the cast of Jesus Christ Superstar, and is grateful to be apart of such a talented cast and crew!  A special thank you goes out to Terri and Bill your insight, creativity and spirit is inspiring! To Amy what a beautiful lady you are thanks for your hard work and heart! Last but not least the backstage crew you are "top shelf" that's the buzz.
  
  
  
Zoe Valee (Disciple, Dancer)

Zoë Vallée is an aspiring musician and dancer who has trained at dance studio east and meghan herder voice studio. She has been in multiple musical theatre productions such as, Rock of Ages (TADA events), and the Adams family (Peter MacDonald Productions), concerts including Songs in the key of Streisand by Meghan Herder, and French Connection by Abra Whitney. She has also recently been accepted into MUN school of music as a voice student. Zoë is very grateful to have been able to participate in the remount with such an amazing cast! 

  
  
Kayla Goosney (Pole Dancer #4)
 
Kalya is a friendly face at Pole Fitness NL. She has been an outstanding teacher and inspiration for her students since 2015. There is only one way to leave kaylas classes, PROUD. She makes it a safe, supportive learning environment so you can feel comfortable. Her Pole family is proud to see her showcase her talent.
  

  
  
Adam Staple (Percussion)

Adam Staple has been writing, recording, and performing music in St. John's for almost 30 years. He appears regularly with the Kelly-Anne Evans Band, The Punters, Sean Panting, Kelly Russell & The Planks, and 8-Track Favorites, and his long list of recording credits includes releases by Hey Rosetta and Alan Doyle. Adam has also been in the pit for previous Tada shows Cabaret, Cats, Jesus Christ Superstar, and many Our Divas shows, and is happy to be back again.
Andrew Cooper (Trombone) 
Andrew Cooper is so pleased to be playing with Tada Entertainment again this year! From the early days of “Cabaret” and “Divas do Broadway” all the way through “Chicago”, “White Christmas” and so many more!   And now, “Jesus Christ Superstar”.  Andrew is a Principal Trombonist with the Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra for over 24 years. He also has enjoyed wonderful career with the local show band “Billy and the Bruisers” which he has been a permanent member since 1995. Andrew spends his days teaching High school at Gonzaga Regional High in St. John’s.
  
  
Bill Brennan (Keyboards)

Bill Brennan has been musical director/composer for CBC’s Vinyl Café and The Nature of Things and has been musical director for many of Tada Entertainment’s productions including Jesus Christ Superstar, Evita and White Christmas. He regular performs with Spirit of Newfoundland. Brennan’s expertise can be heard on over 100 albums. His CD “Solo Piano 2” won the 2008 MusicNL Instrumental Album of the Year and garnered an ECMA nomination. Brennan was named the Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council Artist of the Year for 2006. He is the director of Memorial University’s Jazz and Gamelan Ensembles. Bill recently completed his Masters of Music in conducting at Memorial University.
Chris Harnett (Woodwinds) 
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Chris Harnett is an award winning multi-instrumentalist, composer, and recording artist. His passionate and adventurous style on saxophones, flute, clarinet and electronics has seen him performing and recording across Canada. He has shared the stage with rock and roll legend Chubby Checker, is a founding member of Ouroboros, and plays with The Brad Jefford Trio + at the Wreckhouse weekly jazz jam. 
Chris holds a BMus (Perf) and BMus Ed from Memorial University of Newfoundland and has studied with Paul Bendzsa, Mark Promanem Jamey Aeberdsold, James Moody, Tim Armacost, Greg Fishman and Joel Miller. He’s thrilled to be in the orchestra for another Ta Da productions.
  
Evan Smith (Keyboards)
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Originally from Stephenville, Evan now calls St. John's home having built a reputation here as a well-respected and sought-after musician. He holds a B.Mus in Voice from Memorial University and was accepted to the Masters in Vocal Performance and Pedagogy program. Believing functional piano is crucial in a pianists life, he has subsequently worked as an accompanist with the Philharmonic Choir (PCNSO) and the Quintessential Vocal Ensemble (QVE) with whom he travelled to New York in the Spring of 2014 to perform as a guest at Carnegie Hall. He has also accompanied thousands of singers across the province in festivals, recitals and concerts. From 2008 to 2013 Evan worked extensively with the Stephenville Theatre Festival, returning annually (2010-2013) as Musical Director, keyboard player, vocal coach, and performer. There he directed, composed and performed in more than 25 shows encompassing rock, pop, country and musical theatre. He has musical directed and served as vocalist/pianist for various productions in the city including I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change (Spirit of Newfoundland), British Invasion (Theatre St.John’s), and Grease (Theatre St.John’s) to name just a few. Last Fall he co-produced and starred in Pianomen: The Music of Elton John and Billy Joel at the St.John’s Arts and Culture Centre performing to a sold out audience. In September (2016), Evan accepted the position as Music Director at Cochrane Street United Church, Registrar/Treasurer with the NLRMTA, while at the same time he and his wife began ‘Unison Music Studio’, a music school in their home providing quality instruction to piano and vocal students. Coming up, Evan looks forward to adjudicating piano in the Southcoast Music Festival, Musical Directing Theatre St.John’s “Mamma Mia”, and of course, playing in the pit for “Jesus Christ Superstar”, his favourite musical!
  
Glen Collins (Guitar) 

Glen Collins is one of the most sought after guitarists in Newfoundland. He has performed, recorded and toured with many of NL's best artists and is a first call guitarist with the NSO, TaDa! and many other theater companies. He is working on a solo album due to be released in 2017 and his original music recently won the NL Arts & Letters Awards for Music in 2015 and 2016.
Grant King (Guitar)
   
Grant King holds a Bachelor of Music degree from Berklee College of Music, Boston, MA, and a Masters of Music degree from Longy School of Music, Cambridge, MA.  He is an active musician in St. John's, NL.  Grant has scored several films, countless adds, and composes and produces music regularly. He also performs regularly in several bands including Big Space, Pathological Lovers, and The Monday Nights.
   
Jeff Johnston (Keyboards) 
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Active on the music scene for over thirty years and considered "clearly in Canada's top ranks", Johnston has performed and recorded with many of the worlds best, including John Abercrombie, Don Alias, Shirley Eikhard, Kenny Wheeler, Dave Liebman, Archie Shepp, Sonny Greenwich and Slide Hampton. His music has been described by critics as "outstanding in every way" and "Canadian jazz at it's best"(Globe and Mail). He has performed extensively throughout North America and Europe including the Antibes Jazz Festival in France, the Umbria Jazz Festival in Italy and as a regular at the Montreal International Jazz Festival. Johnston teaches jazz piano at McGill University in Montreal and is well respected as a composer in both the jazz and film worlds.
  
  
Mark Peddle (Bass)

Mark Peddle is one of the province's most versatile and busiest bass players. He has performed and co-produced productions with Red Dress Entertainment including tributes to Queen, Michael Jackson and Rod Stewart. He has been in the pit orchestra for many shows including TADA Events productions of Rock of Ages, Chicago, Cats, Diva's as well as The Little Mermaid for Theatre St. John's. Mark is a busy studio musician who has played on countless albums and gig's regularly with Darrell Cooper and The Strong Persuaders, Adam McGrath and the Tear Jerkers, The Lori Cooper Band as well as The Kelly-Ann Evans Band.
Scott Mansfield (Drums) 
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Scott has been a performer on the St. John's music scene for 30 years. He has appeared on over 40 studio recordings, in countless theatre productions, and spent years as music director and orchestra musician working with many high profile celebrity acts for Royal Caribbean International. He has played in countless and varied musical settings both locally and worldwide.
  
  
Terence Campbell (Trumpet)
    
Born in Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Terry Campbell is based in St. John's, Newfoundland, where he enjoys an active life as a performer and educator. While in St. John's, he has been fortunate enough to work and perform with artists such as Amelia Curran, Hey Rosetta!, Bill Brennan, Duane Andrews, Curtis Andrews, Heather Bambrick, Chris Kirby, Jerrold Dubbyk, the Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra, Amy Millan, The Once and many more. He has recorded for film, commercials, and on numerous albums.