LA CABARET: MUSIC. ART. LIVE!
Hosted by: Kelsey Redmond and Tj Punchard
SEPTEMBER 19, 2023, 7:30pm
KELSEY REDMOND AND TJ PUNCHARD
Kelsey Redmond (she/her) is an actor and singer for hire, mainly found on stage and screen. Usually distracted because her sequins are too loud. Owner of KELScabaret, the company behind her two monthly variety shows OC Cabaret and LA Cabaret. 2x Best Vocals, ImprovCity. Silver Award Best Actress Paris Film Awards for "Make Your Bed." Best Actress, Special Award for "Lady Luck" Cinematic European Film Festival. Bernard R Kornhaber “Oustanding Graduate” School of Theatre, Film, and Television, The University of Arizona.
A huge thank you to the "LA Cabaret" cast, crew, and Tj Punchard for helping bring this show to life! Much love to her husband Adrian. www.kelseyredmond.net IG: @kelsey_redmond_
Tj Punchard (he/him) writer and director of No Greater Love: The Musical. Tours: Cinderella (Prince Topher), Cats (Rum Tum Tugger), Advent Carol (John/Gabriel), No Greater Love (Judas/John); Regional: Quasimodo (Hunchback of Notre Dame), Lt (Sweaty) Eddie in Sister Act!, Pirates of Penzance (Frederic), Spelling Bee (Mitch Mahoney - NJACT Perry Award for Best Supporting Actor), A Chorus Line (Richie), Songs for a New World (Man #1 - NJACT Perry Award nomination for best leading actor in a musical), Seussical (Horton the Elephant). Tj has a BFA in musical theatre from Cal State Fullerton, an MA in Animal Behavior, a MA in Clinical Psychology, and currently pursuing his doctorate in clinical psychology. Tj would like to thank God along with his friends and family for the constant love and support.
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Patrick Castillo (He/They) is an OC based performer with experience primarily in Musical Theatre, live performance and on occasion laying some studio vocals. He’s been consistently performing for nearly a decade all across OC, in shows such as Jesus Christ Superstar (Judas), American Idiot (Tunny), The Drowsy Chaperone (Robert), Rocky Horror Picture Show (Riff Raff), Sister Act (Pablo) , The Hunchback of Notre Dame (St. Aphrodisius), Etc.
When not on stage, he is usually crocheting or writing songs. Hopes you all enjoy this performance! Much love to friends & family!
Daelyn Cerruti is a dancer, musician, actress, teacher, and artist located in Los Angeles, CA. She is originally from the Bay Area, where she trained and performed in musical theatre and dance for 18 years with many artistic companies including Alonzo King LINES Ballet SF, Tri-Valley Repertory Theatre, Expressions Dance & Arts, and IGNITE Cohort of BIPOC emerging female artists. Daelyn has a BA in Education with a minor in Dance from University of California, Riverside and has been featured in Southern California projects including Inspire Danz Co. "The Honors Project," Universal Studios Halloween Horror Nights, and Let's Make a Deal! Most recently she choreographed The Little Mermaid for Sunnyvale Community Players and appeared in the ensemble for Palos Verdes Performing Arts production of In the Heights.
Jacob Matthews is a professional actor, singer and dancer. He is proudly signed with Bloc Talent Agency. He grew up training at Hackworth’s School of Performing Arts in Massachusetts. He’s taught at multiple dance studios teaching hip hop and musical theatre styles. He earned his BFA at The American Musical and Dramatic Academy. He recently appeared in Musical Theatre Wests production of The Wizard Of Oz! Some of his favorite roles have been Tank in Zanna Don’t, Officer Barrel in Urinetown, and Robert Martin in The Drowsy Chaperone.
Kels Simon’s passion for music started at a young age, growing up alongside the music of Shania Twain, Taylor Swift, and Miley Cyrus. She’s always been so deeply captivated by strong women inspiring others through their work and being a force for good in the world. Today, that same passion still stands. Kels’s love for music and pop music lead her to teach herself guitar and play for over 15 years and the opportunity to work alongside tremendous talent at the Disneyland Resort until 2016. Hope you enjoy tonight’s show, and thank you for supporting small artists!
Thank you to everyone who made this show possible!
If you would like to make a donation to LA Cabaret, thank you! Please Venmo @kelscabaret or place cash donations in the provided baskets at the vendor and concession tables.
See you all next time!