Gracie Anderson (Dance Captain/Swing) 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___
Swing / Understudy Grizabella
Megan Arseneau (Swing) couldn’t be happier to return for a second year of CATS! Always thanks to Mom, Dad, Roan, Kelli, Alex, Zach, and the rest of her friends, family, and teachers along the way. Proud Wright State grad.#neverraiderdown @megskilove
Sam Bello (Sillabub) Sam is delighted to make her National Tour debut in CATS! She is a proud graduate of Shenandoah University. Sam wants to thank her friends, family, and faculty who have supported over the years! @bello_sam99
Luke Bernier (Swing) (He/him) National Tour debut! Select Regional: Argyle Theatre, Short North Stage, The Palace Theatre, Virginia Repertory Theatre. Huge thanks to Brian @HellsKitchenAgency and the entire Cats team. Overwhelming amount of love to family, friends, Matthew, and Oliver. @lukayb
Lexy Bittner (Cassandra) is thrilled to be returning to the Junkyard as Cassandra! Thank you to my teachers past & present for helping me get to where I am today. I couldn’t have done it without the support from my parents, sister, family & friends! Follow along my journey @lexybittner 🙂
John Anker Bow
Bustopher Jones / Gus / Peter
John Anker Bow (Bustopher Jones / Gus / Peter) 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.
Plato / Macavity
Samuel Buchanan (Plato / Macavity) is excited to be making his national tour debut! Credits include Step One dance company, Mamma Mia! (Laguna Playhouse). Pace University BFA commercial dance alum. @samrbuchanan
Michelle E Carter
Michelle E Carter (Jennyanydots) is thrilled for another year tapping in CATS! REGIONAL: Signature Theatre-A Chorus Line, Barrington Stage Company-The Royal Family of Broadway, Olney Theatre Center-Matilda & Elf. Marymount Manhattan College grad. Take 3 Talent. @idtapthat03 www.michelle-e-carter.com/
Ellie Chancellor (Swing) is excited to be making her National Tour debut as part of the Jellicle tribe. Graduate from Northern Kentucky University. Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings: ROCK OF AGES, BURN THE FLOOR: MY REVOLUTION and Patti Wilcox’s PARADIS. Ellie thanks her family, friends and mentors for always supporting her.
Erica Lee Cianciulli
Erica Lee Cianciulli (Bombalurina) is thrilled to be back in the junkyard! Credits include: Pippin National Tour (Fastrada), Dirty Dancing: The Classic Story On Stage National Tour (Marjorie), Cats (RCCL), Spamalot (Northern Stage). Endless thanks to my fam, friends, and Thomas!
Max Craven (Swing) is a performer from Saskatoon, Canada. He is excited to return to CATS as a swing! Max graduated from AMDA New York in 2020. He is grateful to the entire cast and crew on tour. A million thanks to Max’s friends, family, teachers, and Jim Keith at MTA for their support! IG:@maxcraven_
Reagan Davidson (Tantomile) is overjoyed to be making her National Tour debut. She recently graduated from Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts. Many thanks to Broad Talent Agency, Dance Industry, Tiff, Cooper, and Waffles! @reagandavidson_
Nora DeGreen (Demeter) is thrilled to be making their national tour debut! Favorite Credits: Milly Pontipee (7 Brides for 7 Brothers), Leading Player (Pippin), and Estelle (No Exit). Thank you to their family for the endless love and support!@noradegreen, noradegreen.com
Allyson Duarte (Jellylorum) National Tour debut! Regional Credits: Sandy (Grease – New Bedford Festival Theater) Anytime Annie (42nd Street – The Palace Theater), Phyllis (42nd Street- Reagle Music Theater). Boston Conservatory graduate! Love to Dane, Mom, Dad and special thanks to Rochelle. www.allysonduarte.com, @abcduarte
Dominic Fortunato (Pouncival) is excited to be returning to the CATS Tour for a second season. Credits: Syracuse City Ballet, SoMar Dance Works, Lake Erie Ballet, Damn Yankees (Covey Theater), La Cage Aux Folles (Redhouse Arts Center), Pippin (SST), CATS (Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines). B.F.A. Dance Mercyhurst University. Thank you to my family and friends for your continued support. IG: dominicfortunato_
Sammy Fossum (Alonzo) National Tour debut! Sammy is from Marietta, Georgia and is a current BFA Dance Major at Shenandoah Conservatory. Favorite credits include West Side Story, A Chorus Line, Newsies. He is thrilled to join the incredible touring company of CATS! @sammyfossum
Marisa Paull Gorst
Swing / Assistant Stage Manager
Training: School of American Ballet, Kirov Academy. Onstage: Phantom the Las Vegas Spectacular, Miami City Ballet, New Orleans Ballet Theatre, Dances Patrelle, NYCB (children’s roles). Love to Jonathan, Mom, Ally, Sarah, Morgan, Tristan, Mattigan, Yoda, and Chewbacca.
CATS Chorus / Understudy Grizabella, Jellylorum
Rachael Haber (Booth Singer/ Understudy Grizabella, Jellylorum) is thrilled to make her touring debut. Credits: Viking/Celebrity Cruises (lead vocalist), Mary Poppins (Mary Poppins), Sister Act (Sister Mary Robert), Shrek (Fiona). Thank you mom, dad and Manny for your love and encouragement. Look Ma, I’m a cat!
Off Broadway: Much Ado (Public Theater), 50in50 Letters To Our Sons (Billie Holiday Theatre), Regional: Godspell, Sister Act, Ablaze. Western Carolina University 2018. Much love to her family, friends and Hudson Artist’s Agency for all of their support. @sheistayler
Swing / Understudy Grizabella
National tour debut! Regional: King Lear (Cordelia/music captain). Clara is a graduate of NYU Steinhardt. Love to Mom, Dad, Cameron, & Laura; endless gratitude to Kevin and Matt. IG: @clara.hevia www.clarahevia.com
Wilson Brady Livingston (Coricopat) is thrilled to be joining the junkyard! He worked on the International Tour of An American in Paris and was previously a dancer with The Sarasota Ballet. Many thanks to LDC Artist Representation. Much love to my family.
Dance Captain/Male Swing, u/s Mistoffelees
Kieran Macdonald (Dance Captain/Male Swing, u/s Mistoffelees) is thrilled to be returning to the Junkyard! National Tour: CATS (Swing, u/s Mistoffelees). Credits: “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”, Gucci, Alessia Cara, Shawn Hook. Endless love and gratitude to my family, Bloc, MSA, TROIKA, and the entire CATS team for all of their support. @iamkieranmacdonald
José Raúl Mangual
José Raúl Mangual (Swing) Touring debut, round two! Credits include American Horror Story, American Pops Orchestra, Walnut Street Theatre, Arden Theatre Company, Shakespeare in Clark Park, Philly Fringe, and PlayPenn. Thanks to my family both chosen and given! For Julissa. @joserauliii | www.joseraul.org
Brendan Moran (Tumblebrutus) Brendan Moran is a recent graduate from Pace University. He has been dancing for almost 18 years of his life and plans on continuing that passion.
Tony Mowatt (Swing) Off-Broadway: Little Match Girl (St. Luke’s Theatre), Whiskey Pants: The Mayor of Williamsburg (HERE). Select NYC/Regional: Titanic (Rodeheaver Auditorium); Twisted Operettas (Joe’s Pub); An Octoroon (Kean Stage); The Producers, Legally Blonde (Woodstock Playhouse). Upcoming: Lumière in Beauty and the Beast @baloneytones
Brian Craig Nelson
Brian Craig Nelson (Mungojerrie) is thrilled to be returning to 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
Yuka Notsuka (Victoria) is from Fukuoka, Japan. Graduate of The Ailey School on a Scholarship program and trained at the Luigi’s Jazz Center under Francis J. Roach. Her credits include; National Tour; South Pacific (Liat) and An American in Paris (Ensemble), Walt Disney Production, Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company, Ailey Spirit Gala Concert at Lincoln Center and Universal Studios Japan.
Taylor is thrilled to be returning to the Junkyard! Past credits: Cats (National Tour), Marvelous Mrs.Maisel (Amazon), Vogue/NYFW, Google, Apple, Beauty and the Beast (Paper Mill Playhouse), All ShookUp (WBT). Pace University alum! Thanks to Mom, Dad, and MSA! @TaylorJRose
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Hank Santos is so excited and grateful to be a part of this production. Recent credits include A Chorus Line (Zach, Japan tour) and The Spongebob Squarepants Musical (Electric Skate, 1st national tour). BFA acting Coastal Carolina (2020). He would like to thank his family, friends, and MTA for their endless support and love.
Thrilled to be making his national tour debut. 2nd place and orchestra prize winner of the Lauritz Melcior singing competition, Der Fliegende Holländer (Erik/Opera Maine), Aida (Radames/Opera in the Parks), Nixon in China (Chairman Mao/Princeton Festival). Worked at The Metropolitan Opera, Houston Grand Opera, Austin Symphony
Taryn is making her national tour debut in Cats! Taryn is from Northern Virginia and is a recent graduate of The Boston Conservatory at Berklee. LINK class 4. A huge thank you to Mikey Nagy at The Collective and to my family! @tmsmithson
Ibn Snell (Mistoffeelees) is thrilled to be making his National Tour debut in CATS! A graduate of CAPA High School in Philadelphia. Much love to Mom, and the rest of the family for their love & support. IG: @ibb.ml
At 3 years old, Kade stole the CATS, VHS tape from his aunt’s house and watched it everyday for the entirety of his childhood. Kade is thrilled to be making his touring debut in the show that started it all.