Oliver -

Village Arts of Colorado Springs

 Who's Who 

Joseph Govea is a 10 year old theater enthusiast! He is incredibly grateful to be part of the Oliver! production and work alongside this amazing crew! Joseph's first musical was Beauty & the Beast is the cast and on the crew. Joseph loves sports, music, and is part of the COS Youth Symphony Wolfgang Orchestra, where he plays the viola.


Titus Hammel is entering third grade this fall and this is his first production. He enjoys piano lessons, he loves hugs and has water parks on his summer bucket list.  


Jeremy Hartman started acting at the age of 15 doing The Thorn. By the time he was 18, he started working on YouTube videos. He is now trying to make a career in acting with his church.


Kira Helmcke Oliver! is Kira's first production with Village Arts. She is greatful to God for the opportunity to be part of such wonderful show and work with a great cast and director. When not acting Kira enjoys hiking, reading, and music. She thanks you for coming and hopes you enjoy the show. 


Miette Hill is 11 and finds life full of adventure. She loves reading, creating, baking, and a few good friends. She has enjoyed acting in several productions and is thankful being a workhouse orphan is not her real life.


Jackson Hurford-Reynolds is more than thrilled to be performing this show a second time with a such a talented group of people. He previously performed Oliver! in his sophomore at Palmer Ridge high school. He would like to thank his parents, his sister and his friends for all their support.


Kate Jameson is pleased to be a part of her third show with VA. When not on stage, she can be found reading, writing, and exploring. She’s thankful for the support of her family and friends and is so grateful to have such a creative Maker.


Richie Kotwica This is Richie’s second performance with VA, but he has performed in other musicals like Fiddler on the Roof and Into the Woods. During his free time, he creates videos for local businesses, writes short films, and generally likes all things techy. His favorite food is coffee. 


Katelyn Kyle is a first time actor for VA. Most recently, she performed in A Midsummer Night's Dream at her middle school. Some of Katelyn’s other hobbies include crafting, and shopping. She would like to thank everyone that has supported her through the process of the show. 


Micah Kyle Oliver! is Micah’s first theatrical experience. Micah is an incoming seventh grade student at The Vanguard School, who enjoys playing competitive club soccer and being outdoors. He especially loves mountain biking and building R/C cars that he races regionally with his dad. 


Mary Lichlyter has appeared in VA, Tin Roof, and Forestgate Community Theatre productions. She and her husband have raised 12 puppies for Canine Companions for Independence. Mary sings in the V7 choir and works hard spoiling her grandchildren. She thanks Heidi Isaac/The Button, the Needle and the Wardrobe for her invaluable help.


Anna Lincoln is thrilled to be a part of VA’s Oliver! Anna is entering her second year as a theatre, music, and dance student at UCCS and couldn’t be happier to be reunited with her VA family this summer. Some of her favorite past roles include, Miss Dorothy in Thoroughly Modern Millie, and Solvieg in Peer Gynt. Enjoy the show! 


SarahRose Lorrig has enjoyed being part of Oliver! She has trained with Colorado Ballet Society for 14 years and she was a part of the ensemble in CBS’s The Music Man, and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. In 2018, The Thorn invited her to join their National Tour as a lead dancer. 


Amanda Marken This is Amanda's first Village Arts production.


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