VINNY ANDALORO (Alonzo) is thrilled to be making his national tour debut. Favorite credits: West Side Story, Newsies (The LEX), Carousel, The Wedding Singer. BFA in Musical Theatre from The Boston Conservatory. Thank you, Momand Dad, for everything! IG:@vinny_andaloro www.vinnyandaloro.co
National tour debut! Previous: Theatre Aspen, Toledo Ballet, Trentino Music Festival (Italy). Upcoming: The Lex. University of Michigan BFA MT ’22. Jimmy Awards alum. Endless thanks to Paul, Kim, Chrissie, Cynthia, Linda, family in Texas, and friends in Michigan. @trav.is_anderson
CHELSEA NICOLE MITCHELL (Bombalurina) is a native of Baltimore, Maryland. She is an undergraduate at Point Park University majoring in modern dance. Regional credits include SOUL: The Stax Musical. Chelsea is immensely grateful to God, family and friends for their ever-present love and support. IG: @_nicmitc
LEXY BITTNER (Cassandra) is making her Touring debut with CATS! Lexy is from Pittsburgh, PA and has trained with Boston Conservatory, Lincoln Park Performing Arts, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, Elite Dance by Damian, Michele’s Dance Center, Juilliard and Hubbard Street (SI). Dreams do come true, so excited!
TAYLOR JAMES ROSENBERGER (Coricopat, u/s Billy Bailey/Rum Tum Tugger, Munkustrap) is thrilled to be on the road with these Jellicle cats! Theater: Beauty and the Beast (Paper Mill Playhouse), All Shook Up (Westchester Broadway Theater) Television: “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” (Amazon). Pace University BFA Commercial Dance alum! Thanks to Mom, Dad, friends and MSA! @TaylorJRose
LAUREN LOUIS (Demeter, u/s Grizabella) CATS is Lauren’s first national tour! She worked for Disneyland as a principal vocalist & dance swing while getting her Musical Theatre BFA from CSU Fullerton. Regional credits: West Side Story & A Chorus Line. She’d like to thank the team, her family & friends! @laurenalouis
TAYLER HARRIS (Grizabella) Credits include: Much Ado About Nothing (Public Theater), 50in50Letters To Our Sons (Billie Holiday Theatre), Godspell (Prima Theatre). Western Carolina University (2018). Much love to her family, friends and Hudson Artist’s Agency for all their love and support. Taylerharris.com
KAYLI JAMISON (Jellylorum) Recent credits include: Kate Monster (Avenue Q- MTKC), Evelyn Nesbit (Ragtime- Music Theatre Heritage), Shelly (Hairspray- Starlight Theater). Kayli lives in Brooklyn with her husband Jesse and dog Pippin. She would like to thank them, her family and friends for all their love and support!
MICHELLE E. CARTER (Jennyanydots) is elated to be tapping across the country with CATS! REGIONAL: Signature Theatre-A Chorus Line, Barrington Stage Company-The Royal Family of Broadway, Olney Theatre Center-Matilda & Elf, MacHaydn Theatre 2017. Marymount Manhattan College grad. Take 3 Talent. @idtapthat03 www.michelle-e-carter.com
PAUL GIARRATANO (Mistoffelees) is thrilled to be making his national tour debut! Credits: West Side Story (Fifth Avenue Theater). Company: Spectrum Dance Theater, Dance Lab New York, Keigwin+Company (guest). B.F.A dance, SUNY Purchase. Lots of love to family, friends and MTA.
Max Craven (Mungojerrie) A 2020 graduate from AMDA New York. Max is excited to make his national tour debut in CATS! He is grateful for this entire cast and team on tour. A million thanks to Max’s friends, family, and teachers for their support! IG:@maxcraven_
A recent graduate from Penn State’s Musical Theatre program, Nick is thrilled to join the company of CATS!
Previous National Tour: A Christmas Story, The Musical!
As always, thanks to his parents for their constant love and support!
JOHN ANKER BOW (Peter/Bustopher Jones/Asapragus, u/s Victor/Old Deuteronomy) BA Rider University. National Tours: Kinky Boots (George), Ragtime (Henry Ford), A Christmas Carol (Jacob Marley). International: Disney Cruise Line. Regional: Les Mis (Thenardier), Spamalot (Arthur), Drowsy (Man in Chair), Forever Plaid (Smudge), Noises Off (Lloyd), Peter Pan (Hook). Podcast: Flop of the Heap.
AIDEN PRESSEL (Plato/Macavity/Dance Captain) is a recent graduate from Pace University in New York City where he received his BFA in Commercial Dance. Aiden is represented by MSA in New York. He is thrilled to be joining the touring company of CATS. @aidenpressel
DOMINIC FORTUNATO (Pouncival, u/s Mistoffelees) is a graduate of Mercyhurst University. He is very excited to make his touring debut. His dance credits include SoMar Dance Works and Syracuse City Ballet. His most recent credit is CATS with Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines.
Allison Lian is a proud graduate of NYU Tisch. She worked on the National Tour of Finding Neverland (Swing) and HBO’s Gossip Girl. Other: Hair, Xanadu, Godspell, and Voyeur. Love to family and friends, the boy, and her favorite felines. Meow!
BRIANNA KIM (Sillabub) Current: Twyla Tharp, John Selya (NY City Center) Performance: Abbott Awards (Al Blackstone, Billy Griffin, SDC 60th, Agnes De Mille Tribute), IHeartDanceNYC (Tyler Hanes) Film: Broadway4Biden (Chris Gattelli, Grady Bowman) Pre-Production: The Outsiders(Lorin Latarro); Kanyok Arts Initiative Alum; Instagram @bri.kimm
CHRISTOPHER SALVAGGIO (Skimbleshanks, u/s Peter/Bustopher Jones/Asapragus) National Tour Debut! NYC based, Rochester, NY born/raised. BFA Musical Theatre Nazareth College. Recent credits: Chicago (Arizona Broadway), The Little Mermaid (Argyle Theatre), Joseph […] Dreamcoat (Axelrod PAC). Love and thanks to family, friends, The Luedtke Agency, CATS team. KZL. Christopher-salvaggio.com. @salvaggio_chris.
ALEXIA WAITES (Tantomile) is ecstatic to be making her National Tour debut in CATS! Alexia isa graduate of Pace University’s Commercial Dance program in NYC. Endless thanks to her agents at LDC Artist Representation and her entire family for the constant love and support. @alexia_waites
SEAN MCMANUS (Tumblebrutus) is thrilled to be making his national tour debut. Regional: Newsies (The LEX), Sound of Music (Paper Mill) and A Chorus Line (Interlakes). BFA: Boston Conservatory. He sends love and enormous gratitude to his amazing family, friends, Troika and The Collective. @smcmanus3
INDALECIO DE JESÚS VALENTÍN (Victor/Old Deuteronomy). Works include: In the Heights (Piraguero/Graffiti Pete U/S), Songs for a New World (Man 1), Cinderella (Prince Charming), Dogfight (Eddie Birdlace U/S), Elf the Musical (Buddy the Elf U/S), Damn Yankees (Smokey), RENT (Featured Soloist). @idjvalentin
HYLA MAYROSE PERILLO (Victoria) is incredibly delighted to be making her tour debut in the national tour of CATS! She is a Marymount Manhattan College alumni and Michigan native. Thank you to my Mom, Dad, family and friends for their endless love and support in this journey!
GRACIE ANDERSON (Female Swing/Dance Captain) is thrilled to be making her National Tour debut with CATS! Gracie graduated from Marymount Manhattan College as a Gold Key recipient for her BFA in Dance. Many thanks to Kim, Grace and the entire Jellicle team. Love to Craig, Mom and Zoey!@gracieanderson___
MEGAN ARSENEAU (Female Swing) This is Megan’s first national tour! Previously, she played Peggy Sawyer (42nd Street), Kristine (A Chorus Line) and Catherine (Pippin) at Weathervane Playhouse. Megan is a proud alum of Wright State University- Never Raider Down! <3 — Instagram: Megskilove – www.meganarseneau.com
CAROLYN BACON (Female Swing/Booth, u/s Grizabella) is excited to join her first national tour! Regional: Carousel, South Pacific, The Fantasticks.TV: “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”. Proud feminist. Currently writing a play about violence against women, female killers, and finding community. Love to Brian and Mom. Get vaccinated and stay safe!www.carolynannebacon.com
KELLIANN DeCARLO (Female Swing/Booth, u/s Grizabella) NY: Radio City Christmas Spectacular (Singer). Regional: CATS (Grizabella), Beauty and the Beast (Belle u/s), Miss Saigon (Ellen). Concerts: Delaware Valley Symphony. BM, Rider University, kellianndecarlo.com, @kellianndecarlo. For Mom – love you.
CONNOR ORION BERMINGHAM (Male Swing) graduated from Pace University. He’s thrilled to make his national tour debut with CATS. Credits: All Shook Up at Westchester-Broadway-Theatre and Dance-Lab NY. Connor partnered Misty Copeland for Bernstein’s-Centennial-Tribute and was featured on “SYTYCD”. Connor trained at Jacob’s Pillow and is represented by CESD. (@connor_orion_)
KIERAN MACDONALD (Male Swing, u/s Mistoffelees) is thrilled to be making his National Tour debut in CATS. Credits: NUVO Dance Convention, “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”, Gucci, Alessia Cara. Thanks to Jim and everyone at Bloc. Endless love and appreciation to my family for their never-ending support. @iamkieranmacdonald
TONY MOWATT (Male Swing/Booth, u/s Peter/Bustopher Jones/Asapragus, Victor/Old Deuteronomy) Off-Broadway: Little Match Girl (St. Luke’s Theatre), Whiskey Pants: The Mayor of Williamsburg (HERE). NYC/Regional: Tesla, an Elektrical Spectacle (workshop); Twisted Operettas (Joe’s Pub); An Octoroon (Kean Stage); Titanic (Rodeheaver Auditorium); The Producers, Legally Blonde, Chicago (Woodstock Playhouse) @baloneytones /For Sandra and Gloria
BRIAN CRAIG NELSON (Male Swing) is thrilled to be joining the Cats family. He holds a BFA in Ballet from the University of Utah. Past companies include: Ririe-Woodbury, BodyVox, and Tuachan. Brian is extremely happy to have the support and love of so many friends and his family.@clownfish2113
JOSÉ RAÚL MANGUAL (Male Swing, u/s Billy Bailey/Rum Tum Tugger, Munkustrap) Touring debut. A dream come true. Regional: Walnut Street Theatre, Arden Theatre Company, Shakespeare in Clark Park, On the Rocks (Philadelphia Fringe), American Pops Orchestra. To the CATS team, my supporters, Dr. Fleming and Amina! www.JoseRaul.org. You are capable.
ELANA VALASTRO (Female Swing) National tour debut! Regional favorites: West Side Story, Godspell (New London Barn Playhouse), Little Mermaid (Northern Stage), Spamalot, Fiddler on the Roof (Saint Michael’s Playhouse). Oceania Marina Cruise. Cornell University 2017. Endless thanks to Mom, Dad, Laura, Michael. @elanavalastro, elanavalastro.com