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Ethan Badders

Ethan was born and raised in Salina Kansas. He started theatre when he was in high school and has loved it ever since! Ethan graduated from Kansas Wesleyan University where he studied music. While in college, Ethan directed and music directed youth productions and participated in children’s theatre (TYA). After Ethan graduated, he began to act and sing professionally. His professional credits include: Joseph and The Amazing Technicolored Dreamcoat, The Last Five Years, Godspell, and It’s a Wonderful Life. This is Ethan’s New Jersey debut and he is so excited to be performing for you!

Alexis Bellhorn

Alexis is thrilled to be back for her second “legendary” summer at The Music Man! When Alexis isn’t serving up scoops at the shore, she can be found planning her next Disney trip, or baking sweet treats for her friends and family. A rising senior at Lancaster Bible College, Alexis’ most recent theatre credits include the opera “Street Scene” (Anna Maurrant), “Mary Poppins” (Mrs Corry), and “Singin’ in the Rain” (Ensemble). Alexis is beyond thankful to Aggie and Josephine for inviting her back for another unforgettable summer! “Long time, no sea!”

Andrew Ferrie
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Andrew Ferrie is ecstatic to be singing and scooping at The Music Man Singing Ice Cream Schoppe! Andrew is a Jersey Shore native hailing from Point Pleasant, NJ. He received his B.S. in Music Education, as well as, his B.A. in Music Performance - with a concentration in voice from Lebanon Valley College. Andrew has taught elementary general music and chorus for seven years. Currently switching gears and working for A.S.C.A.P. - American Performance Rights Organization in NYC! When not at TMM Andrew can be found Directing, Teaching, and Performing at the Spring Lake Community House. Favorite past performances include Frederic in The Pirates of Penzance, Anatoly Sergievsk in Chess, Emmett Forrest in Legally Blonde, and John Jasper in Drood! Andrew has been working at TMM since the summer of 2018 and hasn’t left since. TMM is a beautiful family friendly environment all thanks to the creation, dedication, and love of Aggie and Josephine. Here’s to another successful 20 years!

Stephanie Langford

Stephanie’s back to scoop sundaes and serve smiles to the Jersey Shore for a fourth time! She’s a graduate of the University of South Carolina who’s been singing, acting, and voice acting in the Atlanta area for the last few years! Her favorite sundae on The Music Man menu is the Fireside Chat Treat, but a secret menu recommendation is a milkshake with peanut butter ice cream and chocolate syrup to make a winning Reese’s® tasting combination! This Carolina Girl is thrilled to be spending another Summer with the Music Man Family, making magic and inducing laughter, one sundae at a time!

Aria Odendaal

Aria is extremely excited to join the incredible cast at the Music Man this summer! Born and raised in New Jersey, she is no stranger to the shore and feels so lucky to be singing and scooping by the beach. She is currently studying musical theatre at SUNY Cortland and will be a junior this fall. Some of her favorite onstage credits include Sandra(Big Fish), Lucy (Bright Star), Nun (Sister Act), Sarah Brown (Guys and Dolls), Kate (Legally Blonde). Huge thanks to everyone at the Music Man for welcoming me to their team!

Peyton Overstreet

This summer, Peyton is realizing a dream she didn't even know she had: she gets to sing while surrounded by ice cream. She is overjoyed for her first season with The Music Man Singing Ice Cream Shoppe! Originally from Tallahassee, Florida, Peyton aspires to travel wherever she can, but prefers to perform while doing it. Favorite credits include Penny (Hairspray) and Olive (25th...Spelling Bee). She holds a BFA in Musical Theatre from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She would like to thank her family for their unceasing support and for Josephine and Aggie for cultivating such a welcoming space on the shore! ig: PeytonOstreet

Jules Pillets

Three scoops aren’t enough, and neither are three summers at The Music Man! Originally from Scranton, PA, Jules has performed regionally and in NYC, and is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh. She most recently worked for The Hershey Company but nothing satisfies her sweet tooth like Jersey Shore ice cream and singing in stripes! Jules is so excited to be back and plans to move to NYC in the fall.

Stephanie Riche

Stephanie is from Toms River, NJ and is grateful to once again be putting on the striped apron. A graduate of the American Musical and Dramatics Academy’s Integrated Conservatory in NYC who has never turned down a night of music & Pineapple Whip. She has had performance opportunities both on and off Broadway and is currently filming a feature film. Follow her adventures on Instagram @sriche16

Liz Schaefer

Elizabeth is so excited to join the Music Man Singing Ice Cream adventure. She is originally from Kansas and loves being on the Jersey shore. She graduated from Kansas Wesleyan University with a degree in Theatre and minor in Music. While studying, she was in many productions such as, “Little Shop of Horrors”, “Sugar”, and “Xanadu”. Elizabeth has loved music since such a young age and is living out her dream everyday. She would like to give a big thank you her friends and family back home for all of their abundant support!

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Laura Silva

Laura is over the moon to be joining The Music Man Singing Ice Cream Shoppe this summer! Laura is originally from Florham Park, NJ, but now lives in NYC where she studies Drama at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts with a double major in Educational Theatre. Some of her favorite productions that she's been a part of are Little Shop of Horrors, A Midsummer Night's Dream and Spring Awakening. In addition to performing Laura is also a lover of arts and crafts, reality tv and has recently begun directing! Laura would like to thank Aggie and Josephine for such a fun and exciting opportunity and she can't wait to start serving up ice cream and lots of smiles this summer!

Ned Way

Ned is over the moon to have the opportunity to spend his summer serving ice cream and singing at The Music Man! He is currently a junior Musical Theatre student at Rider University and has recently been seen as Wickham in Pride & Prejudice. He’d like to thank Aggie, Josephine, and the rest of the cast at The Music Man for making this summer something to remember.

Pat Connolly-Blood
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Pat is excited to be joining The Music Man this summer, after spending so many summers in the audience. He’s originally from Bridgewater, NJ but now resides in Ortley Beach, NJ. He’s entering his last semester at Montclair State University and dreams of getting his master’s in education. Pat loves to travel, singing in his living room, playing with his cat Harley, and theater (obviously). His favorite credits include Drowsy Chaperone, Ordinary Days, Pippin, and Shrek. Fun Fact he has done Godspell three times and he’s never doing it again.

Katie Dietrich
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Katie is incredibly excited to be a part of The Music Man! Katie is from Randolph, NJ, but has been visiting the Jersey Shore for years. She is currently pursuing a theater arts degree, and her favorite credits include roles in Shrek The Musical, You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, and Pippin. When not onstage, Katie enjoys spending time with her friends, playing with her two dogs, and of course, eating ice cream! She is very grateful for this opportunity and cannot wait to enjoy her summer working with such talented people!

Georgie Morris
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Georgie is absolutely thrilled to be singing and scooping her way through the summer at The Music Man! She is a native from Point Pleasant, New Jersey. Georgie is an upcoming senior at Point Pleasant Borough High School. Selected theatrical credits include featured dancer in Mamma Mia, Clarice in West Side Story, and Shelley in Hairspray. Georgie has been studying voice, dance, and piano over 10 years. She is ecstatic to be sprinkling your night with music and with a great big cherry on top!!

Emily Reid
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Emily is absolutely ecstatic to put the cherry on top of a sweet summer by becoming a performer at The Music Man! She is from Toms River, NJ and recently graduated from the OCVTS Performing Arts Academy where she studied acting and musical theater. Some of her past credits include Bring it On (Skylar), Macbeth (Banquo), and A Chorus Line (Maggie Winslow). Outside of performing, Emily loves shopping, playing with her guinea pigs, and cookie dough ice cream with rainbow sprinkles! She would like to thank Aggie and Josephine for this amazing opportunity!