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Guest Artists
The Great Gatsby


Jarod Boltjes (Tom)


Collide: The Great Gatsby (2018 - Tom), The Cafe, Stand by Me, Wonderland (2021 & 2022 - The Doctor), The Holiday Cabaret, Class of ’85 (2022 - Nick Fender), SKOL!

Other Credits: James Sewell Ballet, Contempo Physical Dance, St. Paul Ballet, Threads Dance Project.


Javan Mngrezzo (Jordan)


Collide: Romance Cabaret, Class of ‘85 (2022 - Eugene Humphry), Our Stories (2022 & 2023), Wonderland (2022 - Mad Hatter), Seven Deadly Sins, SKOL!

Other Credits: Black Label Movement, James Sewell Ballet, Rhythmically Speaking, Threads Dance Project and BodyVox, Analog Dance Works, ARENA Dances, Ballet Co.Laboratory. 


Noah Coon (George)


Collide: Debut!

Other Credits: Ordway (42nd Street, Beauty and the Beast), Chanhassen Dinner Theatres, Guthrie Theatre, Paul Bunyan Playhouse, Old Log Theatre, Park Square Theatre, Valleyfair. 

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Johanna Engebretson


Collide: SKOL!

Other Credits: University Dance Theatre, Big Fish (Eagan Summer Comm. Theatre). 

Elayna Sitzman


Collide: SKOL!

Other Credits: H2 Dance Co., StrikeTime Dance Co., Bright Star, Detroit 67 (Hope College); Brigadoon (Faith Com. Theater).

Gabriella Trentacoste


Collide: Debut!

Other Credits: Artistry, Lyric Arts, Summer Lyric at Tulane, Porchlight Music Theatre, Valleyfair, Encore! (Disney +), Jefferson Performing Arts Society.

Bella West (Apprentice)


Collide: Debut!

Other Credits: Recent graduate of the Boston Conservatory (BFA in Musical Theater with an Emphasis in Dance).

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Ben Larson (Music Director)


Collide: Debut!

Other Credits: Teatro Latea in New York, Casa 0101 in Los Angeles, A Little New Music, Nautilus Music-Theater, Theatre Elision, Lyric Arts, the Reno Pops Orchestra, and many others.

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Lynnea Doublette (Vocalist)


Collide: Debut!

Other Credits: Chanhassen Dinner Theatres, History Theatre, Children's Theatre Company, Guthrie Theater, The Old Globe, Zephyr Theatre, Theater Latté Da, Stages Theatre Company, Rochester Civic Theatre.

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Ben Siglin (Vocalist)


Collide: Frankenstein, Romance Cabaret, Class of '85 (2022 - George Hale), SKOL!, Our Stories (2023)

Other Credits: Artistry (Godspell), Old Log Theatre, Borealis Dance Company, Valleyfair, Paul Bunyan Playhouse. 

Jendeen Forberg (Drums)


Collide: The Holiday Cabaret.

Other Credits: The Wolverines Classic Jazz Orchestra, The Wolverines Big Band, and Chanhassen Dinner Theatres. Has played with Harsh Reality, All The Pretty Horses, Apocalypse Theater, and multiple recording projects. 

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Jake Rowan (Guitar)


Collide: Debut!

Other Credits: Theatre Latte Da, Stages Theatre Company. Composed and performed original music in Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night and has written 2 commissioned musicals for Stages Theatre Company.

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Dustin Skenandore (Bass)


Collide: Debut!

Other Credits: Youth Performance Company, Artistry (Minneapolis, MN); Play by Play Theatre (Green Bay, WI).

Creative Team
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Regina Peluso (Director/Choreographer)


Collide: Has created over 25 original works for Collide. Favorites include Skol!, Romeo & Juliet (Cowles Center 2020), Dance 'Til You Drop (co-production with The History Theater), The Great Gatsby (2018), Frankenstein, and Dracula.

Other Credits: The Guthrie Theater (A Christmas Carol 2018–2023), The History Theater, Old Log Theater, Stages Theater Company, and White Buffalo Theater Company.


Heather Brockman (Assistant Director)


Collide: Le Petit Moulin, Dance ’Til You Drop, Wonderland - 2021 & 2022, Seven Deadly Sins (performer); The Great Gatsby - 2018, (associate choreographer); The Picture of Dorian Gray, Romeo & Juliet (2020), The Cafe, Stand By Me (performer & associate choreographer); Class of '85 (2022), SKOL! (asst. director/choreographer)

Other Credits: Ballet of the Dolls (1995-2014); Visions of Sugarplums; Dance Co.; Out On A Limb Dance Theater Company and School. 

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