Go-DIVA! Productions, Inc.
Cooper Voice Studio
P.O. Box 751 / Solomons, MD 20688
240-237-8318

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Meet the Participants

SOPHIA CAMPBELL

Sophia Campbell, a native of Maryland, is a recent graduate of Leonardtown High School where she served as President of the LHS International Thespian Society Troupe 7107 and as an active member of the LHS Rose Players for four years.  Theatrical credits include: Legally Blonde (Serena), Blithe Spirit (Ruth), Young Frankenstein (Elizabeth Benning), Anything Goes (Erma), The Importance of Being Earnest (Cecily), The Addams Family (Wednesday), and A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum (Domina).  A 2019 International Thespian Society scholarship winner and 2018 second place winner in the NATS MD/DC Distric Vocal Competition Upper High School Musical Theatre category, Sophia has trained in private voice with Jennifer Cooper for four years and private dance lessons for two years with Jennifer Habbert and Melanie Downs.  She plans to pursue a BFA in Musical Theatre at University of the Arts in the Fall 2019.  She would like to thank Ms. Cooper, Ms. Transtrom, and Ms. Hamilton for this amazing opportunity, and for their constant support.

JACK DALRYMPLE

Jack is currently a junior at Annandale High School in Virginia where he is the Vice President of the thespian troupe, manages publicity, and performs in many productions with the theatre company. He is also heavily involved in the choral program as a member of the Advanced Mixed Chorus and after school Men’s Chorale. Theatre credits include: Lieutenant Frank Cioffi (Curtains), Horton (Seussical), Ren (Footloose), Robertson Ay (Mary Poppins) and Doug Simon (Gutenberg). Last summer he had the pleasure of being a featured ensemble member in Relativity, a showcase at the Davenport Theatre (Off-Broadway) in New York City. Jack was a 2017 Hal Leonard Vocal Competition finalist and placed honors in the VANATS District Vocal Competition. He has studied voice with Cara Transtrom for three years, and started training in dance at the Metropolitan School of the Arts this past year. He would like to thank his family and directors throughout his life for guiding him, and supporting him through his crazy endeavors. Jack hopes to pursue a degree in Musical Theatre, and is excitedly anticipating the start of auditions next year.  Fun fact: He got his start in performing, dancing around an auditorium, carrying an umbrella.

JACK DALRYMPLE

Jack is currently a junior at Annandale High School in Virginia where he is the Vice President of the thespian troupe, manages publicity, and performs in many productions with the theatre company. He is also heavily involved in the choral program as a member of the Advanced Mixed Chorus and after school Men’s Chorale. Theatre credits include: Lieutenant Frank Cioffi (Curtains), Horton (Seussical), Ren (Footloose), Robertson Ay (Mary Poppins) and Doug Simon (Gutenberg). Last summer he had the pleasure of being a featured ensemble member in Relativity, a showcase at the Davenport Theatre (Off-Broadway) in New York City. Jack was a 2017 Hal Leonard Vocal Competition finalist and placed honors in the VANATS District Vocal Competition. He has studied voice with Cara Transtrom for three years, and started training in dance at the Metropolitan School of the Arts this past year. He would like to thank his family and directors throughout his life for guiding him, and supporting him through his crazy endeavors. Jack hopes to pursue a degree in Musical Theatre, and is excitedly anticipating the start of auditions next year.  Fun fact: He got his start in performing, dancing around an auditorium, carrying an umbrella.

JULIA HANCOCK

Julia Hancock is a Sophomore at Leonardtown High School (LHS) who excels in both piano and voice.  She has performed various roles in LHS Rose Players’ and SMRP Summerstock musical productions such as The Little Mermaid, Oklahoma, Mary Poppins, The Addams Family, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (Protean), Cinderella Jr (Cinderella), Shrek Jr (Teen Fiona).  She participated in Maryland All State Choir for three years and was selected as a semi-finalist in the 2019 Hal Leonard Vocal Competition – Early Teens Musical Theater Category.  A private voice student of Jennifer Cooper, she has performed in studio recitals, master classes, and was recently named an Honors winner at the National Association for Teachers of Singing (NATS) MD/DC District competition, and successfully competed at the NATS Mid-Atlantic Regional level.  Julia plans to continue her vocal studies and major in Musical Theater in college.  She loves to perform and wants to thank her family for supporting her.  Fun fact: She has a cute Pomeranian puppy named Pineapple!

JULIA HANCOCK

JATORI HUGHES

Jatori Hugues is a Junior at Patuxent High School.  Although she has limited performance experience, she possesses unlimited drive to develop her craft and skills as an artist.  Jatori studies second level Theatre and Musical Theatre classes where she hones her craft and has showcased her work with performances of  "All That Jazz" (Chicago), "Rose's Turn" (Gypsy), "Tango Maureen" (Rent), and "Screw Loose" (Crybaby).  In 2018, she participated in the Broadway Classroom Workshop for Musical Theatre Song/Movement and Theatre Seminar, both in New York City.  With nine years of dance training under her belt thus far, she hopes to attend T.A.P.S. (Theatre Arts Preparatory School) in Las Vegas.

BRADLEY OOSTERINK

Bradley Oosterink, a 19 year old college student, is excited to make his New York City debut.  Past performances include Anthony in Sweeney Todd, Professor Callahan in Legally Blonde, Gomez Addams in The Addams Family, and Billy Crocker in Anything Goes.   In high school Bradley participated in All-County, Tri-County, and All-State Choirs and received Superior Ratings as a soloist for State Solo & Ensemble.  After pursuing a BA in Music Therapy during his first year at Florida State University, he decided to follow his dream to perform and will transfer to Rider University (Fall 2019) to pursue a BFA in Musical Theatre, where he looks forward to growing as an actor, musician, and dancer.  He would like to thank his family for supporting his dream with the same intensity that he does.

JATORI HUGHES

Jatori Hughes is a Junior at Patuxent High School.  Although she has limited performance experience, she possesses unlimited drive to develop her craft and skills as an artist.  Jatori studies second level Theatre and Musical Theatre classes where she hones her craft and has showcased her work with performances of  "All That Jazz" (Chicago), "Rose's Turn" (Gypsy), "Tango Maureen" (Rent), and "Screw Loose" (Crybaby).  In 2018, she participated in the Broadway Classroom Workshop for Musical Theatre Song/Movement and Theatre Seminar, both in New York City.  With nine years of dance training under her belt thus far, she hopes to attend T.A.P.S. (Theatre Arts Preparatory School) in Las Vegas.

BRADLEY OOSTERINK

KATHERINE O'SHIELDS

Vocalist Katherine O’Shields, a junior at St. Mary’s Ryken High School, began her formal music training on piano at the age of six.  By age ten, she auditioned for her first musical theater role (Annie) and although she didn’t land the part, her passion for the genre was sparked, eventually leading to principle roles in local productions of Seussical, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Hello Dolly, Legally Blonde, and Grounded (original musical one-act), among others. In 2018, she enjoyed the honor of performing off-Broadway in New York at the Davenport Theater in the musical revue Relativity. A member of the Cooper Voice Studio, SMRHS Thespian Troupe and Ryken Knightengales (who performed at the White House in December 2018), Katherine continues to hone her performance art skills through participation in various choral ensembles, musical theater workshops, and private lessons in voice, acting, and dance.  She participated in the 2017/2019 Maryland Thespian Festivals, earned the prestigious 2018 St. Mary’s Ryken Musical Theater Achievement Award, and successfully competed at the National Association for Teachers of Singing Mid-Atlantic Region Student Auditions in 2018 and 2019.  She plans to study Musical Theater in college and is beginning the first steps to explore her options.

JEANETTE WARREN

Jeanette Marie Warren is an accomplished actress and mezzo-soprano from the DC – Maryland area. With an intuition for acting and an extensive vocal range, she has been hailed as “a star” for her outstanding performances at St. Mary’s College of Maryland.

 

Her recent roles include Mother in Amahl and the Night Visitors, Siegfried von Konigswald in Happy Birthday Wanda June, and the Adult Women in Spring Awakening. Her Siegfried von Konigswald was praised by The Point News as “such a believable Nazi that at times she disappeared into the role in a wonderful, yet scary, way.”

 

In addition to theater, Jeanette has been featured in dozens of solos, duets, and quartets, most notably in performances of Handel’s Messiah, Britten’s Ceremony of Carols, Bach’s Jesu Meine Freude, and Allegri’s Miserere. As an alto section leader, she has performed with featured ensembles at the National Cathedral in Washington DC and the Alba International Music Festival in Italy. This November, she will sing in the annual production of Messiah at Manhattan’s renowned Carnegie Hall.

 

More than just music, Jeanette is passionate about the intersection of various art forms as a medium for healing and change. Off-stage, she creates abstract art, studies modern dance, and writes poetry and creative nonfiction. Her writing can be found in numerous collegiate and national magazines, including Sigma Tau Delta’s illustrious honors journal, The Rectangle, and she has performed her published work at readings around the country. Her art has been featured in several Maryland galleries as well as in the collegiate art magazine, Avatar.

BETHANY YEH

Bethany Yeh is the daughter of Bill and Debbie Yeh, the fifth of eight children. This homeschooled eleventh grader has studied voice privately for six years with Jennifer Cooper. In addition to her regular appearances in Cooper Voice Studio recitals, Bethany has been a featured guest artist in the Go-DIVA! Productions' sold-out Opera/Broadway Nights series and the 2014 Swan Day benefit performance for Southern Maryland Youth Orchestra & Choir (SMYOC). She frequently performs the National Anthem for the Wildewood Swim Club and Leonardtown Arts District events, and is a former member of Deo Aderamus Youth Choir at Grace and Peace Church and the SMYOC Capella Youth Choir and Ambassador Program. 

 

For the past four years, she has performed in the Sanford Concert Series “Sounds of Tomorrow” Winners' Concert.  In addition to her recent 2nd place win in the prestigious National Society of Arts & Letters “Shirley Rabb Winston Vocal Scholarship Competition”, Bethany also made an impressive showing at the National Association for Teachers of Singing (NATS) Competition at both the MD/DC District Level placing 2nd in Musical Theater (2018), 1st in Musical Theater (2019), 2nd in Classical (2019), and at the NATS Mid-Atlantic Regionals, placing 1st in Musical Theater (2018) and 2nd in Classical (2019).  She was a two-time semi-finalist and finalist in the Hal Leonard Voice Competition in Art Song (2016) and Musical Theater (2016, 2017, 2018), and was most recently seen as a featured soloist with COSMIC Symphony as the 2nd Place winner of its annual Young Artist Competition.  Bethany loves to sing and hopes to study Musical Theater in college and as a profession.

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