Side Show - April 08 - April 11, 2021

Central Dauphin East High School

 Who's Who 

  • Nicoletta Ariano (Fortune Teller/Dancer)

    a senior, has performed in a variety of East High plays and musicals including Barefoot in the Park (Corrie), Mamma Mia! (Sophie), and In The Heights (Dance Captain). She was also seen in CDEM's productions of Willy Wonka (Veruca) and The Little Mermaid (Ariel), as well as other community productions including Newsies (Buttons), Annie (Molly), A Christmas Carol (Tiny Tim), and The Music Man (Gracie Shinn). She is President of Choraliers and Tri M, and is an active member of the National Honor Society. She studies voice and has been dancing at PA Regional Ballet since she was 4. A huge thank you to Pierce, Kelley, and Kayla for making these past 4 years so memorable and enjoyable. She would also like to thank her parents for driving her to different activities and for being her number 1 fans, and her big brother for being her biggest inspiration. She is grateful for all of the friendships and memories that she will hold with her for a lifetime.

  • Lauren Bell (Human Pin Cushion)

    a freshman, is very excited to be doing her very first musical with the High School. Previously, Lauren has done shows at Open Stage of Harrisburg, Theatre Harrisburg, Allenberry Playhouse and CD East Middle School, as well as many workshops with Open Stage. In addition to theatre, Lauren participates in singing lessons with Jennifer Hughes-Besho of Broadway notes and piano lessons with Deb Benedict. She would like to thank her family, musical coaches and her dog Aria.

  • Elyssa Bobar (Dancer/Ensemble)

    a freshman, is grateful to be performing on the East High stage despite such a challenging year. Taking dance at McCann’s in styles of ballet, jazz, and tap, she is now on dance crew for her first experience in a musical setting. She also takes part in Select Orchestra and is historian for the 2024 class in Student Council. Elyssa would like to thank the cast for all the new friends and memories made. The hard work of everyone involved has come to make one great show!

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