Witchapalooza Cast Bios

Witchapalooza director Jennifer Hohl Jennifer Hohl
Born and raised in Seattle, Washington, Jennifer earned her degree in music from BYU and has since performed on nearly every stage in the Salt Lake area. She just finished playing “Emma Goldman” in Ragtime at Hale Centre Theatre. Some of her favorite roles include “The Narrator” in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, (a role in which she has given over 400 performances) ‘The Witch” in Into The Woods, “Golde” in Fiddler On The Roof, “Dolly Levi” in Hello Dolly, “Marmee” in Little Women and “The Little Red Hen” in The Stinky Cheese Man. In addition to performing, Jennifer is a sought-after director and music director. A voice teacher in her spare time, Jennifer esteems her role as wife to her handsome husband and mother to her four-plus-one fascinating children as the most important thing she does. She is as happy as a Witch in a Broom Factory to be back with Witchapalooza for a 7th year, playing with the best people in the whole entire galaxy...XO!!
Amy Richardson Amy Richardson
Throughout most of the year, Amy delights KSL audiences with her creative and original recipes on the daily magazine show, Studio 5. Amy's artistic talents extend beyond the home and kitchen into nearly all aspects of theatre. Her career on the stage of the Children's Theatre as director, performer, designer, choreographer; award winning costume designer and writer on many dozens of productions spanned nearly two decades. Among her most beloved characters she portrayed were Amelia Bedelia, The Lttle Mermaid, Christine from Phantom of the Opera, Kate, in Taming of the Shrew; Titania , in A Misdummer Night's Dream; Seussical's Mayzie, Miss Clavell from Madeline's Christmasand many, many others. And there are few, if any, Witches or Evil Queens in children's literature who she has not portrayed on stage. She now casts her spell over Gardner Village in her 4th year at Witchapalooza. She sends all her love to her family: Owen, Madeline and Ozma; and of course, her sister and fellow witch, Jennifer Hohl.
bryan hague Bryan Hague
Bryan is proud to be back doing Witchapalooza for his fourth year. He is well known for his wide range, both in his vocal and comedic talent. He has been seen on many stages across the valley including Hale Centre Theatre, Desert Star Playhouse and the Egyptian Theatre among others. Favorite roles include “Robbie Hart” in The Wedding Singer, “Rapunzel’s Prince” in Into the Woods and “Ben Whitledge” in No Time For Sergeants. In addition to being a stage performer, Bryan does work in the recording studio as a voice-over talent. He is currently a student at Utah Valley University pursuing a degree in Media Music Composition/Production. Bryan likes to spend every spare moment with his lovely wife and uses any leftover time playing guitar, drawing and watching superhero movies.
utah actor David Martin David K. Martin
David received his undergraduate degree in Choral Education from the University of Utah. During his time at the University, he performed in the world renowned University of Utah Singers. A natural born performer, he participated in the International Children’s Choir at age 8 and toured Europe and Israel as well as performing for many local and international dignitaries. His love for the theater developed while attending Cottonwood High School where he graduated in 2002. He has performed in a variety of theaters in the Salt Lake Valley including Desert Star Playhouse, Rodgers Memorial, The Salt Lake Children’s Theatre and Hale Centre Theatre. His favorite roles include “Aldolpho” in The Drowsy Chaperone, “Frederick” in The Pirate of Penzance and the Canaan Days brother “Naphtali” in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. In addition to performing, he loves to teach choir, private voice and theater. He is the director of choral studies at Kearns High School and Jefferson Jr. High and a theatre instructor for the Salt Lake Children’s Theatre. David is the father of two beautiful daughters, Cadence and Aria, and is husband to his wonderful wife, Sarah.
Utah actor brandon green Brandon Green
Brandon is excited to be joining some of his favorite performers in Witchapalooza. A staple of productions with few male auditioners, he was most recently seen in the role of "Jonathan Brewster" in Arsenic and Old Lace at Hale Centre Theatre. Some of his other favorite roles include "Lord Fancourt Babberley" in Charley's Aunt, "Ellard Simms" in The Foreigner, and "Will Stockdale" in No Time for Sergeants. He has performed on stages across the Valley, including Heritage Theatre, CenterPoint Legacy Theatre, and Sandy Amphitheater. If you don't recognize him from one of these venues, you may have seen him working at SLCC, where he is easily spotted due to his unusual height and look of mild confusion. In his free time, he is generally engaged in Netflix marathons and eating delicious, flaky pastries.
 Utah musician Todd Sorensen Todd Sorensen
Mr. Sorensen is one of the finest multi-faceted musicians today. He is most recognized and in demand as a session drummer and percussionist as well as an arranger/composer. His music has been found in film trailers for such blockbusters as Spiderman 2, X-men 2 and others. In 2005, he started an online business with two partners called Drums on Demand, which has been very successful. This is his 8th year with Witchapalooza.
Rich Dixon
Rich grew up in the East with the influence of many great musical talents. He attended BYU and played in the Jazz Ensemble. He has worked with Donny & Marie, The Osmond Brothers, and worked as a Clinician/Product Specialist for DED/Digitech, as well as with the Utah Symphony as a guitarist. He has been heavily involved in music production, composing for radio, video and television. He received the Utah Pearl Award in 1998, 2001 and 2003 for Studio Musician of the Year. He has taught at BYU and Snow College and loves teaching. This is his 7th year with Witchapalooza.
Rob Honey
Rob is a veteran musician (that’s nicer than saying he’s really old). As a recording session bass player, he has appeared on countless CDs, motion picture soundtracks and television programs. He toured with the Donny and Marie and Osmond Brothers shows. Rob is also an accomplished songwriter. He was a staff writer with Starstruck Writers’ Group—Reba McIntyre’s publishing company. He has had songs recorded by Diamond Rio, Faith Hill and others. His song “Norma Jean Riley” was a number one hit and a Radio & Record country song of the year. Rob, his wife Erika, and their five children make their home in Eagle Mountain, Utah.