Tara Britt | Charlotte the Spider
Tara is thrilled to be playing the role of Charlotte. Selected credits: Singing in the Rain (Kathy), Adams Family (Choreographer), Little Shop of Horrors (Choreographer), Evita (Eva), Guys And Dolls (Sarah Brown), Spamalot (Lady of the Lake), Nevermore (Elmira), Into The Woods (Bakers Wife), [TITLE OF SHOW] (Heidi)- Urban Arts, My Fair Lady (Mrs. Hopkins/Lady Boxington) Blue Bridge Theatre. Special thanks to mom and dad for their love and support.
Maggie Martin | Wilbur the Pig
As Maggie feels she has many similarities to pigs, she is so excited to be playing one of the most iconic ones. She would like to thank the talented team it took to put this together, and she hopes that you think it’s “some show.”
Shawna Adams | Edith Zuckerman
This is Shawna’s 8th production on stage with Kaleidoscope; last seen as Marianne Settergreen in Pippi Longstocking. You may have seen her this summer as Sister Robert Anne in Nunsense with Victoria Operatic Society. Working with this cast and production team to bring you one of her favourite children’s stories is a dream come true.
Elizabeth Allan | Ensemble
Elizabeth is humbled to appear in Charlotte’s Web, her first production with Kaleidoscope. She most recently performed as a Candy-Kid and Oompa-Loompa in Four Seasons Willy Wonka. Elizabeth enjoys taking classes in acting, choir, piano, cello, voice, jazz and Irish dance. Elizabeth hopes you enjoy this terrific and radiant show!
Lincoln Anderson| Ensemble
Emily Bailey| Ensemble
Charlotte’s Web is Emily’s first musical theatre performance. Emily is in grade 5 and takes classes in ballet, jazz, Irish dance, voice, and piano. Emily loves rollerblading, horseback riding, and dressing up her cat. Emily would like to thank her family, friends, and musical mentors. See you at the show!
Eloise Burns| Ensemble
Eloise is thrilled to be part of Charlotte’s Web. She was recently seen in Kaleidoscope’s Pippi Longstocking and in the Addam’s Family. She has been studying music, dance and acting for many years. She hopes you enjoy the show!
Allison Chandler | Gander
Allison is thrilled to be a part of Charlotte’s Web. This will be her 3rd production with Kaleidoscope. She was most recently seen in Four Seasons Musical Theatre Production of Willy Wonka as Ms. Teavee, as well as Kaleidoscopes production of Pippi Longstocking. She hopes you enjoy the show!
Tristan Chang | Lurvy
Tristan is excited to play Lurvy in Charlotte’s Web. He enjoys singing, acting and taking classes with Kaleidoscope. Tristan has been performing in shows for the past three years and recently played Pugsly in Kaleidoscope’s summer production of The Addams Family.
Samara Dolinsky | Ensemble
Maya Fischer | Sheep
Maya is a Musial theatre lover, she is in grade 11 at Reynolds secondary and lives and breaths performance. Two of her favourite previous credits include Wednesday Addams in The Addams Family and Dorthy in The Wizard of Oz. She is very excited to play the Sheep in her 16th musical production: Charlottes Web. Enjoy the show!
Natalie Fischer | Ensemble
Natalie is looking forward to being onstage in Charlotte’s Web. After a couple years away, Natalie is excited to be back in theatre. Natalie enjoys cosplay and performing arts. Enjoy the show.
Katie Friesen | Goose
This is Katie’s first production with Kaleidoscope. Victoria Operatic Society credits include: Nunsense (Sister Mary Amnesia), 9 to 5 (Ensemble), Broadway: Decades in Revue (Ensemble), Hello, Dolly! (Ensemble), and The Music Man (Ensemble). Four Seasons Musical Theatre credits include: High School Musical (Kelsi), and The Little Mermaid (Mersister/Seagull).
Laike George | Ensemble
Laike is excited to be back on stage in Charlotte’s Web. Laike likes to sing, act and draw fantastic pieces of art and regale you with fantastical stories. This is Laike’s 4th show with Kaleidoscope and was most recently In their production of Pippi Longstocking. Enjoy the magic of theatre!
Anabel Gibson | Lamb
Anabel is overjoyed to be in her 1st main stage production with Kaleidoscope. Her most recent role was playing Smitty in Play On! with St. Luke’s Players. She was also in Kaleidoscope’s summer intensive show Addams Family playing an Addams Ancestor. Anabel is hoping ewe enjoy the show!
Elizabeth Kelly | Ensemble
Madeleine Kelly | Fern Arable
Laura Lebrun | Martha Arable
Laura is excited to be a part of Charlotte’s Web! She had performed extensively with Shuswap Theatre and Kelowna Actors Studio before moving to Victoria recently. Her latest credits include Miss Andrew in Mary Poppins and Ensemble in 9 to 5 the Musical. Laura thanks her family for their support.
Edan Leslie | Ensemble
Elena Marchesan | Ensemble
This is Elena’s first show with Kaleidoscope and is thrilled to be working with the cast and crew of Charlotte’s Web. Enjoy the show!
Kaleigh Marshall | Bat
Kaleigh is very excited to be working with Kaleidoscope Theatre once again. She was recently seen in the youth productions of Mary Poppins and The Addams Family. Kaleigh is trained in all forms of dance through Westshore Dance studios and has recently discovered a love of singing. She hopes you think the show is T-E-R-R-I-F-I-C!
Auburn McMillan | Owl
Abriella Mellings | Ensemble
Abbie is so excited to be part of Charlotte’s Web. You might have seen her in past Kaleidoscope shows such as Pippi Longstocking, Peter Pan, and Snow White. Abbie enjoys singing, dancing and playing softball when she’s not at the theatre. Abbie hopes you enjoy the show.
Brianna Mellings | Ensemble
Brianna is pleased to be part of Charlotte’s Web this season. She has enjoyed working in Kaleidoscope shows in the past such as Pippi Longstocking and Peter Pan. Brianna enjoys singing, drumming, and art when she is not on stage. She hopes you have lots of fun at Charlotte’s Web.
Juliana Monk | Avery Arable
Juliana is ecstatic to be performing in her second show with Kaleidoscope. She dabbles in both film and theatre, with companies such as Langham Court, Greater Victoria Shakespeare Festival and the Belfry. She would like to thank her ever-flexible and supportive family as well as everyone in this amazing show!
Peter Monk | John Arable
Peter is very excited to be a part of this theatre production. He enjoys singing and playing music, and is thrilled to be joining his daughter onstage for the first time! Thanks to all at Kaleidoscope for your wonderful support of children’s theatre.
Lucy O’Connor | Ensemble
Lucy, now 14, has been acting, singing and dancing in musical productions since she was nine years old. She enjoyed learning advanced musical theatre at Kaleidoscope for two terms. Lucy is excited to be performing in Charlotte’s Web as she takes forward her musical theatre career.
Martha Pearman | Ensemble
Evan Roberts | Homer Zuckerman
Kaidyn Robertson | Ensemble
Kaidyn is 10 years old and this is his 3rd show with Kaleidoscope. Appearing in Charlottes’ Web is a dream come true. Kaidyn loves learning with Kaleidoscope and considers them like a second family. In his free time, he is a miniature artist, he loves to write, and play soccer.
Sophie Schlatter | Ensemble
Sophie is very happy to be performing in Kaleidoscope Theatre’s Charlotte’s Web. Sophie enjoys acting, volleyball and cycling. She has been in several musicals and enjoys taking acting and singing classes. Sophie loved being a part of Kaleidoscope’s production of Pippi Longstocking last year. She Hope’s you enjoy the show.
Ron Skelton | Tempelton the Rat
Ron is grateful to be playing a singing rat. Previously, he’s played a pirate and a policeman (Pirates of Penzance), a townsperson (Mikado), a father (Things my Mother Taught Me), a barman and lighting tech (Chorus of Disapproval) and an actor/English nobleman (Play On!), but alas, never a rat.
Lila Whatley | Ensemble
Lila likes to sing and read. She is also a member of Island Show Choir. Lila was recently part of the ensemble for Central Middle School’s presentation of Singin’ in the Rain. She was also a performer in last year’s Pippi Longstocking. She is very excited to be in Kaleidoscope’s Charlotte’s Web.
PLAYS & EVENTS
We acknowledge with respect the Lekwungen peoples on whose traditional territory Kaleidoscope works and the Songhees, Esquimalt and WSÁNEĆ peoples whose historical relationships with the land continue to this day.