Riley Bowen is sixteen years old and a sophomore at Cooperstown Central School. She is so grateful to have the opportunity to be playing one of her dream roles! Riley performed in her first musical production in 2011. Some of her favorite roles include Patrice (13 the Musical), Jo March (Little Women), Baby Louise (Gypsy), Sharpay Evans (High School Musical JR.), Brooke Wyndham (Legally Blonde the Musical JR.), Little Red Riding Hood (Into the Woods JR.), Scar (Disney’s The Lion King JR.), Thea (Spring Awakening), and most recently Pepper in Annie. Riley has also been involved with The Vagina Monologues since she was in 6th grade. Aside from being on stage, Riley has also had the role of Junior Producer (13 the Musical), Dance Captain for several shows, and Assistant Choreographer (Spring Awakening).
Gunnar Hassard is thrilled to be taking part in Bold Theatrics’ first production, he was last seen in the OHS Blue and Gold Guild's production of A Christmas Carol, in which he played Bob Cratchit. Gunnar has enjoyed working with this incredible cast and crew. He will attend SUNY Purchase in the fall to pursue a major in theatre performance, while continuing his acting career.
Molly Bowen is a sixteen year old sophomore at Cooperstown Central School. She is ecstatic to play the almighty, mythic bitch, Heather Chandler, and has had a blast being dance captain for this show. Molly has been in several productions with Orpheus Theatre and CCS Thespians - including Cinderella, Hairspray, Cats, Shrek the Musical, Willy Wonka the Musical, Gypsy, Disney’s The Little Mermaid, Jesus Christ Superstar and Annie. Some of her favorite roles include Wendla Bergman (Spring Awakening), Beth March (Little Women), Lucy (13 the Musical), Margo (Legally Blonde the Musical JR.), Timon (Disney’s The Lion King JR.), Pinnochio (Shrek the Musical JR.) and Cinderella (Into the Woods JR.). Molly has also served as a junior producer for 13 the Musical, and has been dance captain on five shows. She dances at Elite Dance Academy. Molly has participated in NYSSMA and All-County Choir for six years.
Sarah Hansen is a junior at Oneonta High School who is excited to be preforming in Bold Theatrics’ first production. Sarah not only plays a cheerleader as Heather McNamara, but in reality is also a Varsity Cheerleader for OHS. She recently also performed as Shelia in the Blue & Gold Guild production of A Chorus Line. Other roles have included: Sharpay in High School Musical, a featured dancer and soloist in Rent, and Brigitta in The Sound of Music. She has been involved with Orpheus Theatre, SUNY Oneonta’s Apollo Music Club, and recently co-directed It’s Cool In The Furnace at the First United Methodist Church. Sarah is a Varsity Scholar Athlete at OHS (Golf/Cheer), a member of NHS and NSHS, VP of the OHS Senior Band, a member of the OHSan, and has been chosen to be an ambassador to the RYLA conference at SUNY Oneonta this year.