Meet our Cast!
Nick Parker Happy to return! Recent credits: The Life, Passing Strange Theatre Company); Memphis, A Christmas Carol, Pinkalicious (WST); Shrek: The
Musical (Heritage Theatre Company). Graduate of The University of the Arts and former WST Acting Apprentice. He would like to thank Deborah, Chris, Mom, Dad, and all his Philadelphia Family for the love and support.
Adam Hoyak is thrilled to be back with Theatre Ariel! A Georgia native, Adam has worked regionally with The Media Theatre, The Eagle Theatre, 11th Hour Theatre Company, and Bristol Riverside Theatre, among others. Recent credits: Ensemble in Hello Dolly (The Media Theatre), New Rochelle Ensemble in Ragtime (Bristol Riverside) Frank Abagnale Jr. in Catch Me If You Can and Gabe in Next to Normal (The Eagle Theatre), Eddie Birdlace in Dogfight and Matthew in Altar Boyz (11th Hour), and Terpsicore in Xanadu (Mazeppa).. He holds a BFA from the University of the Arts. Upcoming: Assassins and Heathers at The Eagle Theatre.
Meet Our Musical Director
He is delighted to return to Theatre Ariel, after serving as musical director for the "From This..." salon in 2013. Chris is Resident Music Director at the Media Theatre, where he is currently conducting Hello, Dolly! with Andrea McArdle; in addition, he has played and/or conducted for theatres throughout the Philadelphia area. Chris is devoted to the education and training of young performers, and has musically directed shows at UPenn, Drexel, Temple, and The University of the Arts, where he frequently works as a coach/accompanist.
Aileen Goldberg, A proud member of Actors’ Equity, Aileen’s happy to sing again with Theatre Ariel. Theatre credits: Smitty: How to Succeed (Olney Theatre Center), Dorothy Brock: 42nd Street (Broadway Theatre of Pitman), Dorothy:Wizard of Oz (Storybook Musical Theatre), Beggar Woman: Sweeney Todd (City Theater Company), Gloria: Damn Yankees (Three Little Bakers), Babette: Beauty and the Beast (New Candlelight Theatre), and Lizarda:The Pirate (Prince Music Theatre). Aileen is also part of the renaissance singing group, Chaste Treasure. A graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, Aileen thanks her friends, family, and husband Mark for their continuous love and
Alina John, recent graduate of the University of the Arts, couldn't be more excited to be apart of her first cabaret with Theatre Ariel. Recent credits include: Field Hockey Hot (11th Hour Theatre), We the People (Theaterworks), The Me Nobody Knows (Dir. Stafford Arima and Choreographer Taye Diggs). To my family, friends, and all those who've supported my wild dreams, I humbly say Thank You!