Phoenix Alumni 

Phoenix is very proud of all of our alumni over our 30+ year history. Please check out some standouts here!

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Jenny Hill

Jenny Hill is currently starring as a Dance Captain and understudy to lead role Sharon Papadopolous in the Broadway revival of Getting the Band Back Together this summer. Her previous Phoenix credits include Val in A Chorus Line, Phoenix at Five, and behind the scenes as the Wig Stylist for Jesus Christ Superstar.


Constantine Maroulis

Constantine Maroulis recently played the role of Judas Iscariot in the MUNY production of Jesus Christ Superstar, a part he took on years prior at Phoenix Productions in 1999, and Che in the North Shore production of Evita. Constantine also has many creative projects in the works, including producing Deaf West's Spring Awakening on Broadway as well as releasing his upcoming album slated for a late 2018 release.


L'ogan J'ones

L’ogan J’ones has just completed a Broadway run in the cast of Spongebob Squarepants.L’ogan has worked at several theaters across the United States such as the St. Louis MUNY, Pittsburgh CLO and TUTS in Houston. He received a B.F.A. in Musical Theater with a minor in Global Theater and Ethnic Studies at the University of Michigan. Logan appeared on the Count Basie stage in Phoenix's revivals of West Side Story (2007, HIgh School Musical (2008), Beauty & the Beast (2008) and Oklahoma! (2009)


Jillian Mueller

Jillian Mueller is returning to Broadway this July as an ensemble performer and understudy to lead role Vivian Ward in the original Broadway production of Pretty Woman. Her previous Phoenix Productions credits include Carousel, Brigitta in (The Sound of Music 2007), Cathy in High School Musical (2007), Kelsi in High School Musical (2008), and Thoroughly Modern Millie. Catch Jillian in Pretty Women at the Nederlander Theatre, with performances beginning July 20!


Matt Walsh

Matt Walsh has taken on a starring role as King Arthur in Camelot at the Great Plains Theatre in Kansas. Matt has been an integral part of Phoenix Productions for over 10 years, taking on such roles as an Ensemble Performer in Grease, a Guard in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Funeral Priest in Jekyll & Hyde, Priest of Siam in The King & I, Mordred in Camelot, and lead role of The Prince in Cinderella. He has also joined the Phoenix Production Staff of both Fiddler on the Roof and The Wizard of Oz as Assistant Director.


Lily Grace Riddle

Lily Grace Riddle is moving from the stage to screen in the new Netflix limited series “Maniac” at the end of 2018. “Maniac,” starring Jonah Hill and Emma Stone, tells the story of a psychiatric experiment where the participants are invited to step foot into their dreams. Lily Grace Riddle will be joining the cast as Emma Stone’s younger self. With years Phoenix training under her belt, we know Lily Grace will excel in this role. She has graced the Count Basie stage with her tremendous talent many times as Baby Louise in Gypsy, and in the ensembles of A Christmas Story and Beauty and the Beast.


Melanie Wildman

Melanie Wildman is an LA-based DJ and dancer who goes by PENNYWILD. Recently, she has invented the Penny Pad, a dance pad controller that converts your foot pressure into MIDI beats, with finger drumming champion Coby Ashpis. She has used the Penny Pad to create music for her upcoming EP that drops in early March. Years before PENNYWILD, Melanie was a musical theatre performer in Phoenix’s 2009 production of Oklahoma!


Jared Gertner

Jared Gertner will be appearing in the upcoming horror film, “Nightmare Cinema,” which focuses on a group of individuals who enter the decrepit Rialto Theatre. Their deepest and darkest fears are brought to life onscreen by The Projectionist, a ghostly figure who holds the nightmarish futures of all who cannot escape his screenings. His previous Phoenix credits include Prince Chulalongkorn in The King & I, The Artful Dodger in Oliver!, Marcel in South Pacific, and Al in A Chorus Line.


Marie Ventrone

Now known as Marie Nicole, our former Camp Phoenix Assistant and Phoenix veteran is back to take on her best role yet, as Director of Education at Phoenix Productions! We are so happy to see her find her way back home.


Georgi James

Georgi James will share her lifetime of theatrical experience with Camp Phoenix as she makes her debut as a Teaching Assistant. Georgi James is an experienced and professional Broadway actor who got her start at Phoenix in the 2007 production of The Sound of Music as Gretl.


Kate Pentek

Kate Pentek is currently traveling the world with Belinda King Creative Productions as a Lead Vocalist on the luxury cruise line Seabourn! Her previous Phoenix credits include Ensign Kathy Duffy in South Pacific, American Ensemble in Ragtime, Baroness Elberfeld in The Sound of Music, Marty in Grease, and Louise in Gypsy.


Anthony D’Amato

Anthony D’Amato, known as Remember Jones, is a soul/pop singer with a throwback vibe. Remember Jones got involved with Phoenix Productions at age 12, where he found his love of theater. He even missed his junior prom to perform in Phoenix’s production of Titanic. “I received much of my training and made lifelong friends at Phoenix," says Jones.