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Cast for 'Hairspray' announced

February 11, 2016 In Lakeland University Blog
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Charlie Krebs, Lakeland College associate professor of theatre and speech, has announced the cast for this spring’s production of Hairspray.

Tia Pribbernow will play the lead role of Tracy Turnblad, a white girl who controversially draws dancing inspiration from her black friends and fights for their right to perform on TV in the early 1960s.The popular and well-known musical will take place on April 7, 8 and 9 at 7:30 p.m. and on April 10 at 2 p.m. Tickets are available at

Following is the cast:

Tracy Turnblad - Tia Pribbernow
Corny Collins - Aaron Almedina
Edna - David Neese
Penny Pingleton - Katherine Zielsdorf
Velma Von Tussle - Brittany Beckman
Amber Von Tussle - Kristin Brusky
Link Larkin - Kevin Schmitz
Seaweed J. Stubbs -  Brandon Farmer
Little Inez - Cherry Aytchan
Motormouth Mabelle - Serina Jones
Wilbur Turnblad - Jim Weber
Prudy Pingleton - Marissa Kolbeck
Mr. Pinky - Tony Presby
Gym teacher - Marissa Kolbeck
Harriman F. Spritzer - Aaron Barth
Matron - Tony Presby
Gilbert - Deion Sonsalla
Stooie - Eddie Currin
Cindy Watkins - Drea Johnson
Lorraine - Shayla Ross
Duane - Washington Vivanco
Thad - Deon Gary
Stooie - Cris Jackson
Brad - Nathan Miller
Tammy - Mayce Bacon
Fender - Zach Purser
Brenda - Emma Landowski
Sally - Maddy Schone-Knoll
Shelley - Natalie Polifka
IQ… - Josh Bortz
Lou Ann - Emily Boyer
Judine (Dymanite) - Kia Coburn
Kamilah (Dynamite) - Jasmine Wright
Shayna (Dynamite) - Dejanira Madison
Principal - Tony Presby
Officer - Aaron Barth
Pretend officers - Deion Sonsalla, Washington Vivanco, Deon Gary
Inmate - Shayla Ross
Newscaster - Aaron Barth

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