Cast & Crew

Creative

Creators
Jeff Duda, Allison Duda, Matthew Fridg, Jenny Fridg

Producer/Stage & Dramatics Director
Mrs. Allison Duda

Film Producer/Director
Matthew Fridg, Headspace Media

Cast List

Cameron Baker
Evan Boyette
Annie Duda
Madeline Duda
Ben Federico
Natalie Floder
Alex Goodwing
Lily Haverly
Sofia Herr
Allison Himler
Lydia Kurek
Henry Krom
Issac Krom
Adison Lemmon
Melina Markantone
Zach Miller
Leo Moore
Neehla Pal
Mia Paluzzi
Tessa Paluzzi
Dominic Panichelle
Elena Sarp

Crew List

Stage Manager: Mr. Ronald Baughman
Assistant Stage Manage: Mr. David Vogel
Assistant Director: Mr. Christian Wege
Student Director: Cece Daniele
Camera Operators: Jordan Armstrong and Cody Shuckhart
Scenery and Set Design: Mr. Ronald Baughman and Mrs. Allison Duda
Scenery and Set Construction: Mr. Ronald Baughman
Website, Marketing, Livestreaming: Headspace Media
Headshots: Timeless Expression
Candid Photos: Annie Duda and Allison Duda
Behind The Scenes Videos: Annie Duda
Lighting Engineer: Ryan LeBlanc
Set Construction and Run Crew:
Mark Bellissimo
Sophia Bisher
Cece Daniele
Mike Diehl
Ryan LeBlanc
Dom Panichelle
Cole Pfeifer
Hannah Brensinger
Olivia Ruffner
Noah Schafer
Brendan Scranton
Abby Vogelsong

Cast Bios

Sofia Herr

Sofia Herr (Paige, "Rooftop Romance")

Sofia, a senior, is so grateful to have the opportunity to perform in her last fall play this year. While this is only the second play she has participated in with the Greater Latrobe Drama Club, the first being The Canterville Ghost as Virginia Washington, she has participated in the musical every year since she was a freshman, with highlight roles of “Star-to-be” in Annie, “Fermina” in Man of La Mancha, and, her favorite so far, “Tanya” in Mamma Mia. She also participates in theater productions outside of school with the theater company Stage Right! in Greensburg, where she has been a student since she was five years old. Off stage, Sofia is also an avid artist and enjoys painting, drawing, and ceramics, and is the president of the National Art Honor Society at the school. She is incredibly grateful for all of the constant support from her friends and family, along with the hard work and dedication of her directors, especially Mrs. Duda, over the years.

Dominic Panichelle

Dominic Panichelle (James, "Rooftop Romance")

Dominic, a senior, is ecstatic to perform in his first Greater Latrobe Drama Club Production. He is the captain of the low brass section of the GL Marching Band, has played the trombone in the marching band for the past 4 years, the wind ensemble for the past 3 years, the GL Senior High Jazz Band for the past 3 years, has also been a member of the GL Chamber and Concert Choirs for the past 4 years, and is on the Greater Latrobe Senior High Boys Bowling Team. Dominic is also a part of Key Club and Letterman's Club. Outside of school, he enjoys bowling, working at the bowling alley, and continuing to grow in his faith. He would like to thank his family, friends, and fellow cast members for helping him through the process of learning and playing a major role for the first time.

Annie Duda

Annie Duda (Josie, "Somebody" & Taylor, "The Glass")

Annie, a senior, is thrilled to be part of her third senior high play as Josie in “Somebody”. Annie has participated in many of the district’s past shows including Annie (Tessie), The Canterville Ghost (Pam), and Mamma Mia (Lisa). She’s vice president of the drama club and student council, president of choir council, and has been a member of chamber and concert choir for the past 4 years. Annie is also a member of National Honors Society, Quill and Scroll, and part of Key Club. Outside of school, she loves to play the guitar, write songs, and perform every chance she gets. She also records her music and currently has two songs on Spotify, and she plans on going to school for commercial music in Nashville this upcoming fall. She’d like to thank her friends for putting up with her during play season, and her mom for being an amazing director who will stop at nothing to give her cast an amazing experience.

Zach Miller

Zach Miller (Drew, "Treadmill")

Zach, a senior, is excited to play the role of Drew in “The Treadmill” in his first role in a Greater Latrobe Drama Club play. Zack plays the trumpet in marching band and was a part of the ensemble in last year’s musical, Mamma Mia. In the future, he plans to attend college and pursue a career in filmmaking or acting.

Neehla Pal

Neehla Pal (Julie, "Treadmill")

Neehla, a junior, is ecstatic to be playing the role of Julie in “The Treadmill” in her second fall play for the GLSHS Drama Club. She has always had a love for theater, participating in shows such as West Side Story as a featured dancer, as well as shows at Greater Latrobe including Man of La Mancha and Mamma Mia!, again as a featured dancer in both. Neehla is also passionate about her academics, being an active member of Spanish Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta, Art Honor Society, and schools clubs such as Sexuality and Gender Acceptance Club and Environmental Club. She has a strong passion for dance, activism, and baking sweet treats for everyone to enjoy. She would like to thank her brother and sister for supporting her, and the wonderful directors who are making this production go above and beyond.

Elena Sarp

Elena Sarp (Mom-Michelle, "Fenced In")

Elena, a junior, is thrilled to be appearing in her second HS play. Her role this year is a mom named Michelle in the skit "Fenced In". She has been involved in several musicals, her favorite being The Lion King Jr. as Rafiki in GLJHS. She is involved in the Greater Latrobe Marching Band and Wind Ensemble where she plays alto saxophone. In addition, she is also a member of the GLSHS Chamber Choir. Outside of school, she was a member of the Pittsburgh Renaissance Festival cast. Elena is ready for this experience and is excited to be a part of a unique show. She would like to thank her family and friends for being supportive, and for her cast mates and directors for working hard to get this show to happen.

Adi Lemmon

Adi Lemmon (Mom-Becky, "Fenced In")

Adi, a senior, who plays Becky in “Fenced In”. Adi has been involved with drama club since her freshman year. She has participated in musicals since 7th grade including Mamma Mia, The Lion King Jr, and Peter Pan. She is involved with many clubs and organizations in school such as Greater Latrobe’s Avedium, Student Council, Key Club, Big Brothers Big Sisters, and Science Olympiad. She also performs with color guard and is a member of the Pittsburgh Rhino’s blind ice hockey team. She is planning to attend a 4-year university and major in early childhood and special education. She would like to thank Mrs. Duda for giving her this opportunity and her family for always supporting her. She would also like to give a huge thanks to her partner Elena and all her other cast mates for making her first and last play one to remember.

Ben Federico

Ben Federico (Edward, "Raisin Cookies")

Ben, a sophomore, is very happy to be part of Greater Latrobe’s fall play this year. He appeared last year as Harry in Greater Latrobe’s spring musical, Mamma Mia. He is also a student at Stage Right and has appeared in many roles with the company. Some of his favorites have been, Gomez Addams in The Addams Family, Shrek in Shrek, Jr, Sweeney Todd in Sweeney Todd, School Edition and Billy Flynn in Chicago, School Edition. Ben would like to thank all his teachers at Greater Latrobe and at Stage Right for their encouragement and support. He also thanks his parents, grandparents, and his sister, Avery, for their love and for supporting his journey in the arts. Enjoy the show!

Mia Paluzzi

Mia Paluzzi (Katherine, "Raisin Cookies")

Mia, a senior, is excited to be part of the high school play. She plays Katherine in the scene “Raisin Cookies”. She has been involved with many other productions and community theatre. She loves singing, acting, and dancing. Even through rehearsing the play has been different this year, she wishes the best of luck to all her cast members and is very excited for this unique opportunity.

Tessa Paluzzi

Tessa Paluzzi (Colleen, "Raisin Cookies")

Tessa, a senior, is thrilled to have the opportunity to be part of this year's fall play. Her role this year is a nurse in the scene, “Raisin Cookies”. Tessa has been involved with junior and senior high school productions along with a lot of other productions. She is also the color guard captain of the Greater Latrobe Marching Band, an officer for FCA, Chamber Choir, and a Link Crew Leader. Tessa plans on going to St. Francis University to major in their 5-year master’s program, and minoring in neuroscience.

Mallory “Leo” Moore

Mallory “Leo” Moore (Director Duff, "Out Out Damned Audition")

Mallory, a junior this year, had taken a break from theater since performing in The Lion King Jr. in eighth grade and then Children of Eden through Stage Right that summer, but is back with a vengeance in their first major role ever as Director Cole Duff in “Out Out Damned Audition”. At school, they are vice-president of the french club, a member of the SAGA Club, and a trumpet in the GLSD marching band since freshman year. Leo is always excited to help. A free spirit and creative by nature, Leo has numerous projects and hobbies outside school, from drawing to sewing to cooking to writing a novella, each one with all their heart and soul behind it.

Melina Markantone

Melina Markantone (Olivia Johnson, "Out Out Damned Audition")

Melina, a junior, is thrilled to be a part of this year’s fall play. She has performed in other shows such as The Music Man Jr., Godspell Jr., Peter Pan Jr., The Canterville Ghost, and Mamma Mia. This year she is playing Olivia in the skit, “Out Out Damned Spot.” She is involved with chamber choir, drama club, interact club and key club. Much like the character she portrays, Melina is ready to roll with the punches of this year and this show! She would like to thank her castmates, crew, and director for working so hard to make this show happen.

Natalie Floder

Natalie Floder (Rosie, "Out Out Damned Audition")

Natalie, a freshman, plays Rosie, the boom mic operator, in “Out, Out, Damned Audition”. This is her first school production and her first major role. She participated in Stage Right when she was younger and played ensemble characters in shows such as Aladdin and Thoroughly Modern Millie. Outside of school, she enjoys taekwondo and is a first degree black belt. She would like to thank Mrs. Duda, her family, friends, and castmates for the support during the production of this show. Natalie hopes that everybody will enjoy watching ‘Love, No Barriers’ as much as we loved making it.

Lily Haverly

Lily Haverly (Gabby, "Game On")

Lily, a sophmore, is ecstatic to be a part of this year’s unique production! She is playing the role of Gabby, a sarcastic teenager, in “Game On”. She has previously been a cast member of GLSH’s productions of The Canterville Ghost and Mamma Mia. She has also participated in junior high productions, such as The Seussical Jr. and The Lion King Jr. Outside of school, she has also been in Aladdin Jr., and The Wizard of Oz: The Deleted Scene. Lily is a former GL Choral Cat and participates in County Chorus. Lily aspires to pursue a professional career in the performing arts, and she hopes to grow and learn as an actress. Lily would like to thank her friends and family for supporting her along the way.

Alexander “Woody” Woodring

Alexander “Woody” Woodring (Neil, "Game On")

Alexander, a senior, performs in the scene “Game On” and has never had previous experience in acting since a brief appearance in a self produced short film. Alex enjoys filmmaking and photography and plans to go to film school after he graduates. He also has a love for baseball, and has been on the high school team since his freshman year. He is very excited for the online performance of Love... No Barriers.

Lydia Kurek

Lydia Kurek (Carly, "Broken")

Lydia, a freshman, is beyond excited to be appearing in her first GL High School play. She is playing Carly in the scene “It’s Still There”. She has been involved in several musicals, with some of her favorite roles being Princess Audrey in Descendants the Musical, and Veruca Salt in Willy Wonka Jr. Lydia is involved in the Greater Latrobe Chamber Choir, Drama Club, and Dance Club. Outside of school, she enjoys playing the piano, ukulele, and singing. She has performed in a few Stage Right shows, and is a new member of the “Stage Right Sensations.” She would like to thank her director, Mrs. Duda, past directors, Miss Richards and Mrs. Wolfgang, and Mr. Tony and Mrs. Renata Marino for working hard to help her become the person she is today. She would also like to thank her family, friends, and castmates for supporting her along the way, and she hopes that you enjoy the show.

Cameron Baker

Cameron Baker (Mr. McArthy, "Hybrid Hell")

Cameron, a sophomore, is thrilled to be taking part in his second high school play. He will be playing the role of Mr.McArthy in the scene, “Hybrid Hell”. He has participated in other high school productions such as Mamma Mia and The Canterville Ghost, as well as junior high productions such as Lion King Jr. and Seussical Jr. He participates in many extracurriculars in and out of school such as GL Volleyball, Chamber Choir, and Physics Club. He would like to thank his friends and family for always supporting him and making sure he can always be his best self.

Madeline Duda

Madeline Duda (Chloe, "Hybrid Hell")

Madeline, a freshman, is thrilled to be in her first GL High School production. She will be playing the role of Chloe in the scene “Hybrid Hell”. She has participated in GL Junior High musicals in the past including Suessical as a bird girl and Willy Wonka Jr. as Mike TeeVee. She is involved in the Greater Latrobe Student Council, GL Concert Choir, both Interact and Key Club, and she hopes to play lacrosse for the school in the spring. She would like to thank her mom Mrs. Duda, and dad for putting so much work into this show. She would also like to thank her family, friends, castmates, and film crew for making this the best experience it could ever have been. She hopes you enjoy watching the show as much as we did creating it!

Henry Krom

Henry Krom (William, "Hybrid Hell")

Henry, a freshman, is pleasantly thrilled to be part of this year’s production. This is his first time in a show at Latrobe, and he is very excited to play the part of William in “Hybrid Hell.” Henry plays the violin for the Westmoreland Youth Symphony Orchestra, as well as the piano, in his free time. He would like to thank his parents and siblings for all the support and Mrs. Duda for making sure this year’s play was an amazing experience despite the many limitations involved.

Isaac Krom

Isaac Krom (Alex, "Promposal")

Isaac, a junior, is most astutely rhapsodic towards participating in his fifth show at GLSHS. In the past he has served in roles such as “Wealthy Man” in Mamma Mia! (2020) and “Tenorio” in Man of La Mancha (2019), and has also served as a student director for The Canterville Ghost (2019) and an understudy in All in the Timing (2018). Outside of drama club, Isaac is a member of the school chamber choir, jazz band, tennis team, and chess team. Outside of school, Isaac enjoys table tennis, cooking, and playing the piano. He would like to thank Mrs. Duda for being such an inspirational director.

Allison Himler

Allison Himler (Madison, "Promposal")

Allison, a junior, is over the moon to be participating in her fourth production with the GLSHS Drama Club. Alli has had a passion for theatre since she was six years old when she got her first role as Molly in the musical Annie. She can’t believe that she is already performing in her eleventh production, and can’t wait for that number to grow! Some of her favorite roles were Sarabi in GLJHS’s The Lion King Junior, as well as the part of The Mule in GLSHS’s Man of La Mancha. Alli also has a profound love of music, so she is a member of GLSD’s Chamber Choir and takes private voice lessons from Cindy Baltzer. She would like to give a HUGE thank you to every single person who put so much faith and effort into making this exceptionally special production everything that it is turning out to be.

Crew Bios

Christian Wege

Christian Wege (Assistant Director)

Christian is a Greater Latrobe graduate from the class of 2020. He is currently enrolled as a freshman at Westmoreland County Community College. Before graduating, Christian was the student director for last year's production of Mamma Mia, and he is extremely excited to be back and helping the GL Drama Club again. In the future, he hopes to study cinema production and pursue a career in filmmaking. 

Cece Daniele

Cece Daniele (Student Director, 2nd Assistant Camera)

Cece, a senior, is this year’s student director and helping hand backstage. She has been involved with musicals since 6th grade with her first role as a part of the Peanut Gang in You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown at Valley School of Ligonier. She has been on stage since then and recently joined stage crew her junior year in GLSD’s performance of Canterville’s Ghost. Outside of the play, she participates in Key Club as a board member, Link Crew, Chess Club, and the GL Varsity Field Hockey Team. She plans on attending a 4-year college or university studying mechanical engineering. She would like to thank Mrs. Duda for choosing her as the student director and being so flexible with her ever-changing schedule. Additionally, she would like to thank Mr. Baughman and friends for always being patient with her when she had to run off to practice or a game.

Brandon Scranton

Brandon Scranton (Stage Crew Senior)

Noah Schafer

Noah Schafer (Stage Crew Senior)

Mike Diehl

Mike Diehl (Stage Crew Senior)