Legally Blonde Cast
Maggie Mellott (Elle Woods)
Maggie is so psyched to be back on the TWP stage after playing an usherette/show girl/little old lady in last season’s The Producers. Maggie graduated with a BA in Fine Arts from Loyola University Maryland and moved back to Baltimore in 2017 after two years in New York acting with S.T.A.R. Theatre for Social Change. She has recently appeared in Silhouette Stages’ productions of She Loves Me (Customer #1/Busboy), Anything Goes (Purity), and The Addams Family (Bride Ancestor), as well as Stillpointe Theatre’s Heathers (Heather Duke). Other favorite theater credits include: Time Stands Still (Mandy), Titus Andronicus (Lavinia), The Cherry Orchard (Dunyasha) and Cabaret (Fritzie) all at Loyola. Maggie would like to give a huge thanks to Henry for this amazing opportunity, and Em (and Killian) for keeping her mostly sane. Much love to the cast and crew! Snaps!
Johnny Dunkerly (Emmett Forrest)
Johnny is stoked to be in Legally Blonde: The Musical for a second time. He previously played Carlos in Silhouette Stages' production of the musical. Other favorite roles of his include Seymour (Little Shop of Horrors, Archangel Players) and Link (Hairspray, Theatre at AACC). You can see him as Lefou this April in Theatre at AACC's production of Beauty and the Beast. During the day, Johnny is working towards his bachelor's in Graphic Communications. He loves spending time with his friends and family, eating Taco Bell, adoring his cat and dog, and singing on the worship team at his church. Johnny would like to thank his family and friends for their con- tinued support of his hectic schedule and love of theatre.
Andy Collins (Warner Huntington III)
Andy is returning to Third Wall Producions as Warner Huntington III! Previous per- formances include, Les Miserable (Marius) and Beauty and the Beast (Lumiere) on Calvert Hall College’s stage, and Newsies (Jack Kelly) and The Man of La Mancha (Anselmo) at Third Wall Productions. Andy is a sophomore at Tow- son University pursuing an EMF degree with a minor in Theatre and is looking for any opportunity he can find to act. He thanks the cast, crew, orchestra, Mr. Cyr, Mr. & Mrs. Zile, Mr. Hargrove, and the DeBaughs for all their hard work and time they dedicated to this fantastic show. Andy would like to thank his friends and family for all the support they constantly give him and he dedicates his performance to his wonderful Godmother and inspira- tion. Enjoy the show!
Christopher Kabara (Professor Callahan)
Christopher is proud to be making his Third Wall debut. Most recently seen in She Loves Me (WATCH award nominee) at silhouette stages as the head waiter, Cabaret at Silhouette as Herr Schultz, Sideshow at DCT as the reptile man, Addams Family at silhouette as Lurch, Urinetown at Stillpointe Theater as Caldwell, Young Frankenstein at Toby’s as The Monster. He spends his days as a fraud investigator at SECU and some nights as the Vice President of the STAR LTD board and others as Treasurer for the Stillpointe Theater. “To Absent friends... TJ”
Amy Haynes Rapnicki (Paulette Buonufonte)
Amy is beyond grateful for the opportunity to play one her dream roles at Third Wall after directing "The Producers" here last spring. By day, Amy is pursuing her Master's degree in Speech- Language Pathology at Loyola University. She is the Artistic Director with Heritage Players in Catonsville, where she also directed "Seussical the Musical". Favorite shows include "Hairspray"- Tracy Turnblad, "Avenue Q"- Kate Mon- ster, "The Little Mermaid"- Ursula, "Sister Act"- Sister Mary Patrick, "The 25th Annual County Putnam County Spelling Bee"- Schwartzy, "Ruthless the Musical"- Miss Thorn, "Titanic in Concert"- Kate McGowan, and "Crybaby the Muscial"- Pepper Walker. Amy would like to thank the production team and cast for this tremendously fun experience and sends love to her Casey, Penny Lou, her family, and her friends. Enjoy the show!
Emily Wesselhoff (Brooke Wyndham)
Emily is thrilled to be a part of Legally Blonde at Third Wall. Favorite previous credits include Heathers, Godspell, Once On This Island, and Spelling Bee. Emily is truly grateful to have such an amazing cast to play off of and a brilliant production team for guidance. Following this show, she is excited to not look at jump ropes for the forseeable future and eat lots of cheeseburgers. As always, she sends love and thanks to her family and friends for their tolerance of her inability to say no to doing all the things.
Lizzy Jackson Fleischmann (Vivienne Kensington)
Lizzy is relishing the chance to live up to her childhood nickname “Lawyer Liz”! Her favorite past roles include Audrey in Little Shop, Medda Larkin in Newsies, Sarah in Guys and Dolls, and Agnes Gooch in Mame. In her spare time, Lizzy is a science teacher around the corner at NDP. She wish- es to thank her family and friends for their love and support. Catch her next performance as Svetlana in Third Wall’s upcoming production of Chess!
Alex Pecas (Kyle/Jet Blue Pilot)
Alex is ecstatic to be performing in a musical once again after a few years of absence, and is excited to perform for the first time here at Third Wall. He would like to thank his friends and family, as well as his lovely Fiancée Katelyn for their support. He hopes you all enjoy this spectacular production, as well as his package.
Katelyn Clay (Margot)
Katelyn is thrilled to be returning to the stage after taking a 3 year break. Some of her favorite roles include Audrey(Little Shop of Horrors), Dorothy(The Wizard Of Oz), Gertrude(Suessical), and Hedy LaRue(How to Suc- ceed in Business Without Really Trying). By day Katelyn is a Teacher for the Public School Employees Child Develop- ment Program in Howard County. Katelyn is also pursuing her degree in Early Childhood Education/Special Education at the Community College of Baltimore County. She would like to thank her wonderful Fiancé Alex, family, and friends for their constant support in everything she does and hopes you enjoy the show!
Bailey Wolf (Serena)
Bailey is excited to perform in her first show with Third Wall. Bailey attended Penn State University and now works as a Service Coordinator for individuals with developmental disabilities. She is lucky enough to keep theater in her life in her free time! Some favorite roles include Veronica Sawyer (Rockville Musical Theater), Belle (Damascus Theater Company), Penny Pingleton (RMT) and Lenora Frigid (Silhouette Stages). She sends all her love and appreciation to her incredible parents, siblings, friends, and Joshua for their support show after show!
Tricia Anderson (Pilar)
Tricia is, like, totally pumped to perform in her first show with Third Wall! You might have seen her previously covered in glitter in Mamma Mia (Tanya), Elf (Deb), and Shrek (Little Pig, Blind Mouse). Mad props to Matt and Alex for wrangling the kids during all those dinner and bedtime rehearsals, Tara for the late night emotional support and snacks, and Mom and Dad for being Mom and Dad. #WOW
Kayla Szczybor (Gaelen)
Kayla is super excited to be a part of her first Third Wall Productions production of Legally Blonde The Musical! She has been having the best time with this outstanding cast and crew! Kayla performed in her high schools production of Legally Blonde the Musical Jr. as Paulette! Recently Kayla has been dance captain and perform- ing with Charm City Players, including the productions of Elf the Musical, Mamma Mia, and Shrek the Musical! Kayla would like to send thanks and love to her family and friends for always supporting her! Sit back and enjoy the show because she is POSITIVE you’ll love it!
Eve Carlson (Enid Hoopes)
Eve is excited to join this fun cast for her 3rd show at Third Wall. She recently appeared in Third Wall's Man of LaMancha as the Housekeeper, and in The Producers as Hold Me Touch Me. She has taught and performed with the Baltimore Improv Group where she founded Impromptune, a musical improv troupe. In recent years, she has appeared as Mrs. Whatsit in Frith and Inle's A Wrinkle in Time and as Tiliana in the Baltimore Rock Opera Society's Gründlehämmer. Eve would like to thank her friends an family for always supporting her theat- rical ventures!
J Purnell Hargrove (GM Chad/Kiki the Colorist/Padamadan)
Mike Zellhofer (Elle's Dad/Winthrop/Dewey)
Michael is the Executive Director for Third Wall Productions (TWP). Prior to joining TWP Dr. Zellhofer spent eight years as the Assistant Director of the Maryland Performing Arts Institute at Towson University. He has performed nationally with the San Marcos Theatre Company, as well as locally with Balti- more Actors’ Theatre, Oregon Ridge Dinner Theatre, Baltimore Playwright’s Festival, Central Maryland Performing Arts Center, Charm City Players, Curtains Up Productions, Drama Learning Center, Just Off Broadway, and Red Branch Theatre. Mike is also an accomplished actor. He has been recognized for his work on stage to include receiving Maryland Theatre Guide’s award for “Best Featured Actor in a Musical.” His favorite roles include Mayor Shinn (Music Man), Don Quixote/Cervantes (Man of La Mancha), Sir Danvers Carew (Jekyll & Hyde) and Firmin Richard (Phantom of the Opera). He is honored to work with such a talented cast and would like to thank them for all of their hard work. Much lov
Brian Reagan (Pforzheimer/TV Reporter)
Brian only recently kicked off his amateur acting career, playing Attorney Thomas Mara, Sr. in ASoB’s (Artistic Synergy of Baltimore) production of "Miracle on 34th Street” Dec 2018. Beginning in early 2019 he began his “Improv” training at B.I.G. (Baltimore Improv Group). Oct and Nov of 2019 saw Brian playing Detective Lt Brannigan in “Guys and Dolls” and Tenorio, a Muleteer, in TWP’s (Third Wall Production) “Man of La Mancha”. Brian is excited to be working with talented Director Henry Cyr, as one of the few “old dudes”, in the young cast of “Legally Blonde”. Brian is a Real Estate Agent and Investor. www.livebaltimorecounty.com “Thank you, Sandy, for helping me recover from surgery in order to do this show and for everything, love you!” “Thank you to all my friends and all of you that come out to see our shows. Enjoy “Legally Blonde”, you’ll have a blast!”
Glen Charlow (Lowell/Bailiff/Prison Guard)
Glen was just seen as Pedro in Man Of La Mancha with us. He has appeared in other local productions of “The Man Who Came to Dinner,” “A Tuna Christmas,” and “Three Penny Opera.” Before that, Glen lived in New York for 30 years performing in many productions. He was in the cast of the long-running Off-Broadway hit, “Grandma Sylvia’s Funeral” and “The Bogus Bride.” His favorite roles to date are Cosmo Brown in “Singin’ in the Rain”, and Eddie Ryan in “Funny Girl”. Glen has the largest Lucille Ball memorabilia collection on the East Coast. During the day, he is a Graphic Designer with his own business. www.GCDTP.com. www.LucilleBall.net
Kelsey Albert (Kate/Whitney/Cashier (Laker Girl))
Kelsey is thrilled to be back on stage at Third Wall! Recent performances include Third Wall's The Producers (Usherette); Mamma Mia! (Ali), Willy Wonka and the Choco- late Factory (Mrs. Beauregarde), A Christmas Story, The Wizard of Oz and Shrek at Charm City Players; and Me- morial Players' The Secret Garden. Eternal love and thanks to my family for your support. M, T, A, J - I love you like we're sorority sisters. A huge thank you and sorority snaps to the cast and crew; you're the reason this is so fun!
Nathan Hendrix (Aaron/Carlos)
Nathan is extremely excited to be in this production of Legally Blonde! This is his first show with Third Wall Productions and he has loved getting to know this great cast. He previously per- formed at Heritage Players in Sweeney Todd in Concert and at Mississippi State University in All Shook Up, as Jack in Into the Woods, and the Sergeant of Police in Pirates of Penzance. Nathan would like to thank the cast and crew for a wonderful experience and his family and friends for being so supportive over the past few months.
Lauren Lowell (Judge/Bookish Client/Ensemble)
Lauren is excited to take on her first show with Third Wall! Previ- ous roles include “Adelaide” in Guys and Dolls with Artistic Synergy, “Mrs. Flemming” in Heathers with Howard Community College, “Martha” in Secret Garden with Memorial Players, and “The Beggar Woman” in Sweeney Todd with Laurel Mill Playhouse. When Lauren is not on-stage, she can be found teaching Musical Theatre clas- ses for Anne Arundel Rec & Parks, directing and choreographing productions with S.T.A.R. Ltd. in Catonsville, and working as a guest artist in various schools and theatre companies in the Baltimore area. She would like to thank her husband, Josh, and daughter, Gwen, for always supporting her theatre endeavors.
Kali Baklor (Chutney/Dana)
Kali is excited to return to the Third Wall Stage, in Legally Blonde. Kali has been doing theatre since the age of eleven. As a graduate of Columbia College Chicago for Performing Arts, she received her Bachelors degree in Musical Theatre Performance. Recent roles include, Mary Bailey in A Wonderful Life, Mama Ogre/Wicked Witch in Shrek, Sister Margareta in The Sound of Music, Marianne Noone in Prayer for My Enemy, Betty Rizzo in Grease, Featured Dancer in Memphis and Nun (Sister Mary Patrick U/S) in Sister Act. Kali has also done work as a Director and Choreographer, and is a guitarist/ songwriter as well as a per- former. Kali would like to thank her friends and family for their continued love and support as she embarks on this theatrical journey! We are “Positive” you are going to love this show!
Grace Volpe (Courtney/Perfume Salesgirl/Delta Nu)
Grace is a sophomore at The George Washington Carver Center for Arts and Technology in the Acting prime. She has been in theater since she was seven years old, performing with Oregon Ridge Dinner Theater, Charm City Players, Reisterstown Theatre Project, Cockpit in Court, Artis- tic Synergy, Calvert Hall Theatre, and Loyola Blakefield Players. This is Grace’s eighth performance with Third Wall Productions. She would like to thank Henry and J for the opportunity, Cecelia and Lucy for the phenom- enal choreography and Emily for all of her hard work behind the scenes! Grace would also like to thank her family, friends and Meaghan Zellhofer for coming out to see the show!
Olive Deville (Perfume Salesgirl/Delta Nu Sister)
Olive is super excited to be performing in her fourth show with TWP! She has previously performed as Antonia in Man of La Mancha and in the ensembles of Newsies and Music Man. Other favorite theatre credits include Beauty and the Beast, Thoroughly Modern Millie, and Memphis. Olive is a junior at Carver Center, where she studies vocal music. She would like to thank the production team, the wonderful cast (especially Kayla and Tricia for driving her to rehearsal!), and her parents for making this possible!
Kyle LaPosta (Law Student/Ensemble)
Kyle is thrilled to be in his second show here at third wall productions, he was last seen in newsies at third wall, currently Kyle is my playing Mr Wormwood in Matilda at his high school PTAP, some of his favorite roles are, Charlie Brown in your a good man Charlie Brown, Horton in suessical, and the baker in into the woods at GJSMS. He would like to thank his parents and the everyone involved with the show for supporting him Through his journey.
Hope Standish-Pallanck (Stenographer/Delta Nu Sister)
Hope is happy to back with Third Wall again for her second show. She was recently in Man of La Mancha as the donkey, a featured dancer in Beauty and the Beast at Perry Hall High. She would like to thank her family, her moms Ann and Jenn, her sister faith and her boyfriend Cameron for all there love a support and hopes you enjoy this show as much as she does.
Sara Schultz (Delta Nu Sister/Ensemble)
Sara is thrilled to help bring to life such an inspiring and beautiful musical! This is her second show with Third Wall Productions, as she previously was in Newsies. Sara also does theatre outside of Third Wall, including Dulaney High School Theatre where she's currently playing Wednesday Addams in The Addams Family musical. She also dances at the Moving Company Dance Center. Sara hopes you enjoy the show and don't forget to keep it positive!!
Sarah Gonder (Delta Nu Sister/Law Student/Ensemble)
Sarah is so excited to be a part of her first show with Third Wall Productions. You may recognize her from some of her favorite productions such as West Side Story (Graziella), Honeymoon in Vegas (Ticket Agent and Showgirl), and High School Musical (Brainiac). Sarah would like to thank all her friends and family for their constant love and support. She would also like to thank all those behind the scenes for their hard work and dedication to make this an amazing show. Sarah sends her best wishes to the entire cast and crew and hopes everyone enjoys the show.
Robin Azzam (Delta Nu Sister/Ensemble)
Robin is a sophomore at George Washington Carver Center and is so excited to be performing her very first show with third wall! Being a part of this show has meant the world to her and she can’t wait to see what the future holds. She would like to thank the production team, her crazy supportive family, and the wonderful cast for making this such a fun experience!
Max Wolf (Nikos/Law Student/Ensemble)
Max is so excited to be returning to the Third Wall stage. You may have seen him as Carmen Ghia in last seasons production of “The Producers”. Previous credits include Gomez Addams, The Addams Family, Rooster, Annie, Chip Tolentino, 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Jack Into The Woods, Meleager, Argonautika. When not on stage, Max is a secondary Education major at CCBC, and hopes to one day teach theatre. Max would like to thank his parents for being his biggest supporters, his cast for making every rehearsal a trip, his friends for always pushing him to improve, and lastly, his lovely girlfriend Hunter for showing him what love is. Enjoy the show!
Penny Lou Haynes Rapnicki (Rufus Buonufonte)
Penny is SUPER excited to make her theatrical debut with so many of her favorite people. By day, Penny terrorizes her feline brothers, takes naps, and snuggles with her mom and dad. Penny, a 7-month old Gemini beaglier, is a recent puppy kindergarten graduate with a concentration in sitting and staying. She would like to thank her Uncles Henry, J, and Mike for this opportunity and has thoroughly enjoyed sharing the stage with her mom and Auntie Katelyn. Penny sends her love to the cast and crew, her parents, grandparents, family, brothers, her BFF Tango, and her friends near and far. Woof!