Since her first show at YPT in 2010, Casey has become deeply immersed in the world of theatre. Favorite roles include Wendy Darling in Peter Pan, the Evil Stepmother in Hansel and Gretel, and the Narrator along with the Captain and Old Man in James and the Giant Peach. She attributes the fostering of her love for the art to YPT and would like to thank them for all they’ve done throughout the years.
Kelly started with YPT at the age of 8 when she started taking classes. She did her first play, Peter Pan in 2010 and has been in 19 productions since then. Her favorite play was Robin Hood where she played Midge. Other favorite roles include Willy Wonka in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Piglet in Winnie the Pooh, and Puss in Puss and Boots. YPT has given Kelly a place to celebrate her passion for theatre and the opportunity to be apart of a wonderful community.
Orrie has always had a passion for the arts. Whether it was, acting, singing, dancing, drawing, or painting. She comes from a family of performers. Her father is in 2 bands and loves to play music, her grandmother is an artist and enjoys drawing nature. Her other grandparents both love to act and sing. Her other relatives like to perform as well. This includes, singing, playing instruments, acting, and dancing. Orrie first found out about YPT from her friends having birthday parties there. She wanted to start taking acting classes. Over the summer she tried multiple acting camps and YPT was her favorite. She was delighted when she got asked to be in her first play, The Witches, in the fall of 2014. She soon became a repertory member. Some of her favorite roles have included: Doc in Snow White, Cathy in Sherlock Holmes, A girl at the ball in Cinderella, and Templeton the rat in Charlotte’s Web. She hopes to be in many more plays at YPT and continue acting in her future
Mara Button (Actor)
Mara’s first performance was at the age of 5 at her preschool in San Francisco. She played Sandy from the musical Grease. Since then, she has been in a total of 23+ productions and performances. Some of her favorites include: the Gryffon in Alice in Wonderland, Grumpy in Snow White and the Seven Dwarves, and the Munchkin Coroner in The Ghostlight. Mara’s love for theatre has only grown over the years.
Liam Brady (Actor)
Liam has had a long career as a performer at YPT. Starting at the age of 9, his first play was The Little Prince, where he played the role of the Fox. Since then, he’s done over 15 plays with YPT, including Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Pinocchio, and Peter Pan. He is not the only actor in his family however. He has gotten all 3 of his younger siblings interested in theater. Still participating in YPT, now he participates in plays in high school as well.
Joseph Brady (Actor and Stage Manager)
Joseph started acting in elementary school. He was introduced to YPT through Stephanie who was teaching classes. His first play at YPT was The Hobbit. He has been in many plays since and enjoys being a stage-hand. he is currently 13 years old and plans to be in many more productions at YPT.
Aisling Brady (Actor)
Aisling really loved the idea of performing ever since she was very little. She would always sit in the front row of the audience and watch the YPT shows because her older brothers were always featured in them. She would do classes at YPT and really enjoyed the musical theater classes. As soon as Aisling reached the right age she started to do plays at YPT they include; Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Fantastic Mr Fox, Peter Pan, Snow White and the Seven Dwarves, and is now in the current play Peter Rabbit. Aisling has 3 siblings Liam, Joseph, and Aine Brady. Some other hobbies of hers include soccer, singing, baking, sewing, and painting. Aisling loves YPT. and it has made her much more confident.