Witchapalooza Cast Bios

Jennifer Hohl Jennifer Hohl
Splendora Ravencroft – Director
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 5th year, playing with the best people in the whole entire galaxy...XO!!
Amy Richardson Amy Richardson
Brewella Ravencroft
Amy is probably best known as the Gourmet Food Contributor on KSL’s daily show, Studio 5, creating delicious recipes and showing everyone how to make them on her weekly Wednesday spot. However, before she hit the airwaves, Amy was well known to children and teachers alike for her many years of work at the Children’s Theatre. She has worked in all areas of the theater from acting, to directing, choreographing and costuming many productions. She has performed witch characters previously, such as the “Wicked Stepmother” in Snow White and the “Wicked Witch of the West” in The Wizard of Oz. Her costumes and pies have won blue ribbons at the Utah State Fair. Amy is excited to join the cast of Witchapalooza again and would like to thank her wonderful husband, Owen, and her two beautiful girls, Madeline and Ozma, for supporting her and loving her through it all!
Paul Cartwright Paul Cartwright
Count Dashiel Hecate
Paul has been seen all over the Wasatch Front and across the midwest in musicals and comedies alike. Paul has starred in several shows at Hale Centre Theatre in West Valley, including “Frank Butler” in Annie Get Your Gun, “Detective Frank Cioffi” in Curtains the Musical, and “Jimmy Smith” in Thoroughly Modern Millie. Paul started his career as an improvisational actor and has emceed hundreds of events including a youth presentation with over 22,000 live audience members. Paul has also performed at the LDS Conference Center Theater in Savior of the World as “Joseph” and “Doubting Thomas.” As a trained Shakespeare actor, Paul has discovered a new love for singing and dancing and can’t wait to share the stage with some of his closest friends in comedy. And much love to my Lettle and Nugget.
bryan hague Bryan Hague
Gremelio Estevez
Bryan is proud to be back doing Witchapalooza for his third 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.
David Martin David K. Martin
Tristan Pendlehill
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.
Todd Sorensen Todd Sorensen
Skele-Tones
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 6th year with Witchapalooza.
Rich Dixon
Skele-Tones
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 6th year with Witchapalooza.
Rob Honey
Skele-Tones
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.