Molly Bowen (Dance Captain) is 17 years old and is in her junior year of high school. She has been in several productions with Bold Theatrics, Orpheus Theatre, Glimmerglass Festival, and CCS Thespians, including Cinderella, Hairspray, CATS, Shrek The Musical, Willy Wonka, Gypsy, The Little Mermaid, Jesus Christ Superstar, and Annie. Some of her favorite roles include Wendla Bergman (Spring Awakening), Heather Chandler (Heathers), Ursula (Disney's The Little Mermaid), Beth March (Little Women), Lucy (13 The Musical), Margo (Legally Blonde Jr.), Timon (Lion King Jr.), Pinocchio (Shrek The Musical Jr.), and Cinderella (Into The Woods Jr.). She was seen spending her time last summer “doing the mambo” in Glimmerglass Festival’s West Side Story as Pauline, one the Jet girls. She has also served as a Junior Producer for 13 the Musical, and has been dance captain on six shows. She dances at Elite Dance Academy. Molly has participated in NYSSMA and All-County Choir for six years, and Area All-State for three. Molly is so excited for audiences to see all the hard work everyone’s put into this show!!
Riley Bowen (Dance Captain) is 17 years old and a Junior at Cooperstown Central School. Riley has been involved in theatre since 2011. Some of her favorite roles include Veronica Sawyer (Heathers), Patrice (13 the Musical), Jo March (Little Women), Scuttle (Little Mermaid), Baby Louise (GYPSY), Sharpay Evans (High School Musical Jr.), Brooke Wyndham (Legally Blonde Jr.), Little Red Riding Hood (Into the Woods Jr.), Scar (Lion King Jr.), Thea (Spring Awakening), and Pepper (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). She is so excited to be in another Bold Theatrics production!
Lilly Grady is excited to be performing in Matilda The Musical with Bold Theatrics. Her previous acting credits include the Young Vixen in The Cunning Little Vixen, the Children’s Chorus in La Bohème and An American Tragedy with the Glimmerglass Festival, Genie in Disney's Aladdin Jr. and Mayzie in Seussical Jr. with the Cooperstown Junior High School, July in Annie and a Poppy in The Wizard of Oz with Orpheus Theatre.
Sarah Hansen is a Senior at Oneonta High School and will be attending the University of Central Florida in the Fall. She has been previously featured as Sharpay in the BG Guild production of High School Musical, as well as Sheila in A Chorus Line and Lorraine in 42nd Street. She also played Yvette in Clue: On Stage this past January. She is the captain of the Varsity Golf team and the Cheer team. Last May Sarah was featured as Heather McNamara in the Bold Theatrics production of Heathers. Sarah would like to thank the entire cast for putting in so much effort and for making this such an amazing show.