The Wizard of Oz Ruby Slippers Cast - May 24 - May 28, 2018

Riverdale Children's Theatre

 Who's Who 

  • Athena Spencer head shot

    Athena Spencer

    as Dorothy Gale

    Athena Spencer is a 7th grader at Horace Mann School. The Wizard of Oz is her 5th Production with RCT! She enjoys singing, dancing, acting, art, and eating candy. She likes hanging out with her two brothers and playing with Toto’s real-life counterpart, Argo her terrier. She’s grateful to Becky, Paul, Shana, Tyler and the whole RCT community for making this incredible experience!

  • Briana Diaz head shot

    Briana Diaz

    as Aunt Em

    Briana is an eighth grader at Riverdale Kingsbridge Academy. She is a Gypsy Award Winner. She has been in Oliver, Lion King, Beauty and the Beast, Sleeping Beauty, Into the Woods and more. Briana enjoys singing, swimming and spending time with her friends. She wants to thank Becky, Derek, Shana Mahoney, the entire RCT staff and the cast! She also wants to thank her family!

  • Brooke Gomez head shot

    Brooke Gomez

    as Glinda

    Brooke Gomez joins the Riverdale Children’s Theatre for the first time as Glinda! As a 6th grader at Horace Mann Brooke participated in the musical “13” where she met two wonderful RCT veterans, Athena and Matthew, who motivated her to audition for RCT’s production of The Wizard of Oz. Brooke hasn’t looked back and has thoroughly enjoyed making new friends and becoming part of the RCT family!

  • Noah Collazo head shot

    Noah Collazo

    as Uncle Henry/Nikko

    Noah Collazo is a 7th grader at Iona Prep.  This is his 5th production.  Noah has also been in School House Rock at SMS and Singing in the Rain at Iona.  He enjoys singing, has performed solos at different venues and is part of the Young Salvatones choir.  Noah would like to thank Becky, Derek, Justina, Tyler and the entire RCT Staff for making the show possible.

  • Jenna Tomkiel head shot

    Jenna Tomkiel

    as Zeke/Cowardly Lion

    Jenna is excited to be performing in The Wizard of Oz! Some of her credits include Peter Pan, Lion King, Annie, Little Mermaid, Sleeping Beauty and Alice in Wonderland.She is a proud Gypsy Award honoree. Jenna's an 8th grader at RKA and looks forward to beginning the Professional Performing Arts High School with a theater major this fall.Jenna thanks the RCT staff & hopes you enjoy the show.

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