Director: Ridgley Dier
Ridgley has graduated from the Sheridan College Musical Theatre prep program. He made his Toronto debut with Acting Up Stage Company in One Song Glory. He has participated in Sheridan's Performing Arts Prep production of 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee as Leaf Coneybear. Ridgley has been a member of the YTC for 4 years, and has appeared in Peter Pan, Fireworks, and Showcase 3: A New Beginning. In high school at OSCVI, he was in productions of Aladdin and Bye Bye Birdie. Ridgley was recently seen in his first Owen Sound Little Theatre performance of Brigadoon as Harry Beaton.
He can't wait to direct Disney's the Little Mermaid with his dear friend Lacey Mooney.
Production Mentor: Lacey Mooney
The Little Mermaid will mark Lacey's second time in the director's seat, having directed Peter Pan the musical back in 2011. Lacey usually can be found on the stage where she has been in over 20 productions. She appeared in Seussical and Beauty and the Beast with West Hill Secondary School. She also appeared in all eight of the YTC Productions including The Glass Menagerie, Willy Wonk, Cinderella and Jane Eyre. She has also been in over ten Owen Sound Little Theatre productions including, Anne of Green Gables, Hello! Dolly, Cabaret, Les Mis and most recently Brigadoon.
Lacey brings years of vocal training, dance classes, acting classes as well audition and performance workshops in Toronto, under her belt. She cannot wait to work with the wonderful and amazing Ridgley Dier, and all of the other cast and crew!
Stage Manager/Choreographer: Samantha Melsom
Lighting: Gillian MacLeod
Sound: Kassiy Shaw
Costumes: Gillian Waagner and Lisa Trimbee
Props: Leila Core