Gladys Justiniano (Vocalist) currently resides in Orlando, Florida. She was born in Manhattan and raised in Brooklyn, New York. She graduated from the LaGuardia High School of Music & Art (the FAME school) located in Manhattan as a vocal major. Gladys continued on with her studies and earned her Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in Forensic Psychology and her Master of Arts (MA) degree in Counseling. Gladys is currently certified as a K-12 Professional School Counselor and holds a full-time position as the District College Specialist for the Osceola County School District in Kissimmee, Florida. Aside from her professional career, Gladys also pursues a part-time career in music. A major highlight of her musical career was winning the 2006 Orlando Supersinger contest – which was televised, hosted and sponsored by Local 6 in Orlando, Florida. Since then, Gladys joined a band called SIMULCAST. SIMULCAST covers several popular classic tunes and top 40 songs in the rock, pop, & R&B genres. They perform throughout the Central Florida area. Gladys has two beautiful children (10 & 12 years old). They are her inspiration and purpose for all she continues to do and continually strives to become.
Troy Bell (Vocalist)
Trent Everett Byers (Vocalist) Trent is proud to be making his debut with Rush Trowel Entertainment! Local regional credits include Stephen Foster: The Musical (Quartet), Big River (Dick), Thoroughly Modern Millie (Ching Ho), Seussical: The Musical! (Horton), Guys and Dolls (Nicely Nicely Johnson), and Cinderella (Herald). Trent has also been seen in various productions in the greater Cincinnati area and is currently working on an animated web series that will appear on a national network later this year. Much love to my family and friends! This one is for you guys!!
Anna Cullen (vocalist) currently resides in Lexington, Kentucky. She was born in Louisville but was raised in Shelby County. She graduated with Honors from Shelby County High School in 2011 and was awarded a full-scholarship to attend Georgetown College. She is currently a junior there and will receive her Bachelors of Science in Accounting upon graduation in 2015. Aside from her academic career, music has been instilled in Anna since she was 4 years old. Growing up singing in church, Anna was filled with passion and joined choir at the earliest opportunity as a 5th grader and continued until her senior year. While in high school, Anna participated in all offered ensembles, as well as Show Choir. After multiple auditions, she was also chosen to participate in the prestigious 2009, 2010, and 2011 KMEA All-State Choirs. Outside of school, Anna has participated in three Community Theater productions in her hometown, along with various performances in Lexington. Anna believes that music is her calling and is her passion in life. She knows that she can always turn to and can count on music to get her through any situation. She says that no matter what God's plan is or where he may lead her, music will stay with her forever.
Charity Gardner (Dancer) is thrilled for this great opportunity. Charity got her start at Western Kentucky University where she earned a BFA in Musical Theatre. During college she worked as a singer/dancer at Beech Bend Amusement Park, and at Six Flags Kentucky Kingdom. She has been seen in many shows, such as: ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, as Andrea; JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH, as Aunt Sponge; PUTTING IT TOGETHER, as assistant choreographer and dancer/swing; and Tennessee Williams', ECCENTRICITIES OF A NIGHTENGALE, as Nancy, while at WKU. Right after graduation she spent a full year touring with Missoula Children's Theatre where she toured in 12 different states and Canada and was lucky to be asked to tour again for an additional five months. Charity is originally from Bowling Green, KY and has worked with surrounding theatres not only acting but directing and choreographing for many shows. She now teaches drama and directs and choreographs for Sacred Heart School for the Arts. She is so thankful for the support of her parents and her boyfriend and would like thank God for the wonderful things he has opened up in her life.
Kevin Hawkins (Dancer) Is currently attending the University of Southern Indiana (USI) for theatre. He first got his start in acting at Derby Dinner Playhouse as a child actor. While attending USI he has received roles such as Hysterium in A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Whit in Of Mice and Men, Rod in Avenue Q, and was a member of the ensemble in a production of Rent that was invited to perform at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival and was recognized on a national level. Kevin is super excited to be a part of this show and can't wait to dance his pants off!
Dona Isreal (Vocalist)
Maggie Patten (Dancer) received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Performing Arts from Western Kentucky University. Upon graduation, Maggie lived and performed in Chicago, IL with Inaside Chicago Dance and MidTangent Productions. Maggie now teaches at several studios throughout the Louisville area, performs with ZFX Flying Effects as an aerial dancer and is a company member with the Vandivier Ford Dance Company. She also performs with CenterStage and dances with the Moving Collective. Maggie is excited to be performing with Rush Trowel Entertainment and to be working with such talented performers! Love you, Mom!
Rhoy Soriano (Dancer)
Jaime Sutton (Vocalist) has over 25 years of dance experience, 15 years of vocal training, and has professional experience as both a vocal coach and dance instructor. She has performed all over the United States in regional theaters. Jamie Lynn holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in musical theatre with a concentration in dance from Otterbein College. Her performance credits include three years of nightly performances at a popular Times Square, NYC musical theatre venue, as well as numerous regional and summerstock theatre productions. Jamie Lynn had a successful vocal studio in New York City for several years before deciding to move back home to pursue her dream of starting a theatre arts academy for the youth of the Louisville metro area. Her business, The Sutton Studio for the Performing Arts, specializes in musical theatre, voice, dance and acting classes.