Beauty and the Beast

Coming October 24, 25, 26, 2019


Mark Hennessy, Director.
 Mark was born and raised in the NYC metro area, trained at the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco, and has worked on more than 150 theatrical productions as an actor, director, artistic director and producer in NY, LA, SF and Colorado. Directing credits include such musicals as Godspell, Singin’ in the Rain and Working, and plays ranging from Shakespeare (The Merry Wives of Windsor) to Shanley (Doubt). Mark is a proud member of SAG-AFTRA and EQUITY.

Sheldon Pickering, Musical Director. Playing piano since age 6, music has brought Sheldon immense joy, and he feels fortunate to share that joy with his fans around the globe. He has released 5 albums to date, including his latest album, Blessed Assurance, which he released this past April, putting a New Age spin on traditional hymnals and spirituals. Sheldon currently resides in New Mexico with his wife and five children. He considers himself extremely blessed to have been able to return the priceless gift of adoption to two of his children. Alongside his family and musical endeavors, Sheldon is dedicated to advocating for oppressed communities, motivational speaking, and counseling small business owners.


Jason Celaya, Choreographer.  Jason returns to Pinedale Community Theater for his 4th show after choreographing Oklahoma, Oliver, and Guys and Dolls. He has choreographed hundreds of shows and productions all over the country and loves to come back to Pinedale to work with everyone here in Wyoming! In addition to theater, his work can be seen on film and tv, including commercials for Ford, Fanta, NordicTrac, Marriott Hotels, HTC, and Canon. He has choreographed on America’s Got Talent and works regularly with dance teams in the NBA. To the cast, “just keep dancing”! @jasonmdt 

Stasia Hamilton, Choreographer. Stacia is the founder, owner, and instructor of WYLD Dance Company. Stasia grew up dancing in Riverton Wyoming. She began dancing at the age of 7. During her young years as a dancer, she traveled for dance to Colorado, California,  Nevada, Montana, and New York. She participated in dance competitions winning numerous awards and recognition’s. After graduating high school she went on to dance in college. While in college she had the opportunity to learn from many outstanding dance professors from around the world. She was a part of a collegiate level dance company and went on tour taking master classes and performing. During this time she learned from some of the most prestigious dance companies and choreographers of today. Some of these companies include Ballet West, Odyssey Dance Company, Elisa Monte Dance Company, Eugene Ballet, Hubbard Street 2, and Martha Graham Dance Company. Stasia graduated with her Degree in dance in 2011. She later continued her education and graduated from the University of Wyoming with honors in Elementary Education with an endorsement in Early Childhood and obtained her Wyoming State Teaching Credential.  Stasia absolutely loves kids of all ages and so in 2011 she began teaching dance at a competitive studio in Riverton, Wyoming and continued teaching dance classes until she moved to Pinedale in 2017. She is currently the WWCC GEAR UP Outreach Specialist and a full time mom of two young boys. She is so excited to share the beautiful art of dance to all the community!

More bios to come!

Cast Overview:

  • Belle – Adrianna Ruby
  • Beast – Cody Daigle
  • Gaston – Justin Smith
  • Lumiere – Scott Kosiba
  • Cogs worth – Ian McCusker
  • Mrs. Potts – Lorie Loftus
  • Babette – Lillian Palmer
  • Madame LaGrange – Ashley Barton
  • Chip – Molly Jean
  • Maurice – Aaron Preece
  • Lefou – Landon Preece
  • Monsieur D’Arque – Curt Haws
  • Enchantress – Stasia Hamilton
  • Young Prince/Ensemble – Corban Woolstenhulme
  • Silly Girl 1/Ensemble – Preslie Simkins
  • Silly Girl 2/Ensemble – Sydney Wise
  • Silly Girl 3/Ensemble – Miriam Avila
  • Madame LaGrange Understudy – Kellie Woolstenhulme
  • Ensemble – Abby Scanlon
  • Ensemble – Dean Loftus
  • Ensemble – Ellie Brown
  • Ensemble – Emily Paravicini
  • Ensemble – Greg Allen
  • Ensemble – Hannah Kaiser
  • Ensemble – Isaac Best
  • Ensemble – Jenn Burton
  • Ensemble – Katharina Best
  • Ensemble – Kim Buchanan
  • Ensemble – Kirsten Klaren
  • Ensemble – Leslie Hagenstein
  • Ensemble – Mae Orm
  • Ensemble – Matt Daniels
  • Ensemble – Olivia Best
  • Ensemble – Sabrina Donaldson
  • Ensemble – Shawn Buchanan
  • Ensemble – Shyla Orders
  • Ensemble – Thane Daniels
  • Ensemble – Toby Allen
  • Ensemble – Travis Donaldson