Anika graduated from Garfield High School and is now a freshman at Colorado College. She enjoys playing soccer, dancing, and washing puppies, and will be working with Emma as the internal manager this year, as well as working on costumes and makeup.
Dylan debuted with Lights On! Productions in Paradise Box! He graduated from Ballard High School this year and loves being a part of the theater as well as playing a mean game of soccer! He is an avid mountain biker.
Ella is a junior at Ballard High School. When not acting, she enjoys playing soccer and eating fish. She will be the Lights On! costume and makeup coordinator this year.
Elijah made his debut with the Lights On! family as Adam in Paradise Box. He is a senior at Ballard High School.
Emma is a senior at Garfield High School who you will frequently find onstage. She loves acting, directing, and being involved in every aspect of the theater, as well as ballet dancing and being an amateur mime. She will be working with Anika as the internal manager of Lights On! this year.
Laura debuted with the Lights On! family in Next Stop: The Future! She is a freshman at Oberlin College after a spectacular four years of scholarship at Ballard High School. When not acting, Laura enjoys playing soccer and playing the trumpet. She will be works with Thea as a financial manager for Lights On!
Maddie attends Northwestern University and is an alumni of Ballard High School, and an exceptionally talented playwright. Her plays have been performed multiple times by her Lights On! family as well as by professional actors through the Youth Playwright Program. When not writing or acting, Maddie enjoys playing multiple sports as well as baking and party planning.
Ryan is also a freshman at Northwestern University. He graduated from Garfield High School, and made his debut with Lights On! Productions as Ezra in Paradise Box. Ryan loves being onstage, and was recently seen in Garfield's production of West Side Story. When not acting, Ryan is a percussionist and an avid knitter. He will be joining the sets and props team as the color and pattern coordinator for the next production!
Lila is a student at Wesleyan University. She attended Garfield High School, and she LOVES being a part of the theater. When not acting, directing, stage managing, singing, or dancing, Lila can be found playing the violin or meditating. Lila will be acting as the Lights On! PR coordinator/external manager this year, as well as president and sole member of the Lights On! hydration team.
Sara is a sophomore at Lawrence University. When not acting, Sara enjoys participating in the technical side of theater, and can often be seen making sets or working lights. She also enjoys playing the viola. She is the head set coordinator of Lights On!
Thea spent a loving four years at Garfield High School, and now attends St. Olaf College. She absolutely loves the theater. When not acting, Thea enjoys playing soccer and playing the viola. Thea works with Laura as a financial manager of Lights On! as well as being on the costume and makeup team. It should be noted that Thea loves taking long, barefoot walks on the beach with the puppies that Anika works so hard to clean!
* Denotes founding member