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. 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, “Rita La Porta" in Lucky Stiff 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 her 8th year, playing in the proverbial Artististic Sandbox with the most talented, 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 sixth 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. Bryan recently graduated from Utah Valley University with a degree in Commercial Music. Bryan likes to spend every spare moment with his lovely wife. They are both excited to welcome a new baby boy to their family this December.
Utah actor brandon green Brandon Green
Brandon is excited to be back for another year with some of his favorite performers! A staple of productions with few male auditioners, some of his favorite roles include "Jonathan Brewster" in Arsenic and Old Lace, "Ellard Simms" in The Foreigner, and "Will Stockdale" in No Time for Sergeants. He has performed at Hale Centre Theatre, CenterPoint Legacy Theatre, and Sandy Amphitheater, among others. If you don't recognize him from a show, you may have seen him working at Salt Lake Community College, 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 whilst eating an inappropriate amount of donuts.
 Utah musician Todd Sorensen Todd Sorensen
Todd Sorensen is an in-demand multi-faceted musician and involved in many areas of the music business. He is most recognized as a session drummer and percussionist as well as an arranger/composer and producer. His music has been found in film trailers for such blockbusters as Spiderman 2, X-men 2 and others. He has his own music library company, Anarchy Music, which is distributed worldwide by Warner/Chappell. He also has 2 online businesses, Drums on Demand an Studio Drums Now. Todd Also works as a full-time faculty member at Utah Valley University (UVU) and has participated in the development of UVU’s Commercial Music Degree. This is his 9th 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, where he's in charge of the guitar department. He also serves as an adjunct professor at Utah Valley University. This is his 8th 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 Rexburg, Idaho.
David Weekes
David is a veteran to the stage having performed in many theaters throughout Utah, Idaho and Wyoming. David is a regular performer at Hale Centre Theatre and recently directed Big River this past summer. He has played the role of “Ebenezer Scrooge” in A Christmas Carol for the past 11 years. David has brought many beloved characters to life including “Grandpa Potts” in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, “Archibald Craven” in The Secret Garden, “Chauvelin” in The Scarlet Pimpernel, “Michael” in I Do! I Do!, “Atticus Finch” in To Kill a Mockingbird, “Dr. Manette” in A Tale of Two Cities, and “Horace Vandergelder” in Hello, Dolly!. Two of his favorite roles are “Clive” in See How They Run and “Huck Finn” in Big River.