LEXI WALKER (MALIA)

Lexi is a singer, songwriter, actress and recording artist signed with SONY (music) and Paradigm Talent Agency (TV, film, and theatre). Some of Lexi’s favorite places to perform include the Beijing International Film Festival, National Concert Hall in Taipei, Carnegie Hall, Radio City Music Hall, Disney World and for our Troops at the Kennedy Center. Besides performing, Lexi enjoys reading, painting, and canyoneering! When Lexi’s not on tour, she loves hanging out with her family and playing games.

JENNIFER Fouché (MOM)

Jennifer joins the cast straight from the international tour of Chicago. Credits include: Chicago, Broadway National Tour (Matron Mama Morton), Sistas The Musical ( Roberta, Original Off B’Way Cast), Babes In Toyland (Train, Lincoln Center) Half Me Half You (Jess, Original Off West End Cast), Television: Jessica Jones, Quantico, Pinkalicious and Peteriffic, SMASH, The Mysteries of Laura, Person of Interest. Film: Crown Heights, Judy’s Child, White Pickett Fence.

THOM MILLER (DAD)

Thom is an actor, dialect coach, librettist, and teacher in the Department of Drama at Syracuse University. Credits include: Guy in Once: The Musical at Northern Stage in Vermont; Company, Reasons To Be Pretty (Studio Theatre), The Last Five Years, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Love’s Labour’s Lost, and Richard II (Illinois Shakespeare Festival), My Fair Lady . A proud member of AEA and SAG/AFTRA, he has acted in independent films, regional commercials, and skits on the David Letterman Show.

AUTUMN BEST (WILLOW)

Autumn is a seventeen-year-old performer from Southern Utah. Shrek the Musical at Tuacahn Amphitheatre was her first professional theatre credit, playing the role of Teen Fiona. Other credits include: Ellie in Disney’s Freaky Friday, Willow in 29-hour reading of Fly More Than You Fall. Besides theatre, Autumn posts original music and covers on her YouTube channel where she has over 70,000 subscribers and has won a national vocal competition hosted by YouTube Space and Universal Studios.

JOSH DURFEY (DEREK)

Josh is a Salt Lake born, Salt Lake actor. He studied classical acting and musical theatre at Southern Utah University. Previously, he has performed most recently with the Sierra Repertory Theatre and The Hive Collaborative. Other theaters include; Utah Shakespeare Festival, Pickleville Playhouse, Neil Simon Festival, Hale Centre Theatre and more. He is very excited to help bring this beautiful show to life.’

CAIRO MCGEE (FLYNN)

Cairo studies dance at Hi-Light studio, sings with the One Voice Children’s Choir, and makes music at the Caleb Chapman Soundhouse. Some of Cairo’s favorite roles include Young Tarzan at Tuacahn, Michael Banks in Mary Poppins, Gavroche in Les Mis, Dill Harris in To Kill A Mockingbird, and Les Jacobs in Newsies, all at Hale Centre Theatre in Salt Lake. He loves drawing, Christmas, the beach, and Disneyland.

SETH FOSTER (CALEB)

Seth Foster is so happy to be part of the Fly More journey. Seth studied musical theatre at Weber State. He received additional training through the Open Jar Institute (2018), and Williamstown Theatre Festival (2016). Seth’s work includes: Good Company Theatre, Salt Lake Acting Company, Williamstown Theatre Festival. Seth is so excited to share such an incredible story. He thanks all of those who support and encourage him.

LYZA BULL

Lyza Bull is a 14 year old vocal/dance artist, actor, and YouTube creator with views reaching almost 90 Million. (personal and collabs)  She has worked with Dreamworks Animation, including filming and recording with the Trolls Franchise.  She has sung for President Obama at the White House, performed concert tours in Japan and France, and opened for Loren Allred.  She is so grateful for her family, and would like to thank Jeff, Eric, and Nat for giving her the best gift in the world!

McCall hope Brainard

McCall Hope Brainard feels blessed to be apart of FLY! She trains at Utah COPA and Odyssey Dance. Favorites: Crazy For You (Dir Susan Stroman), Odyssey’s Thriller!, and Open Jar Institute! Lots of love to her family and mentors for their unconditional support!

PRESTON SMITH

A sophomore pursuing a BFA in Musical Theater here at UVU, Preston is thrilled to be working with the FMTYF team. Preston has been seen recently on the Smith Theater stage in She Loves Me (Detective Keller), and is grateful to be a part of this project. Thank you to FMTYF team, my brilliant professors and my supportive friends and family.

TIANNA MAXWELL

Tianna is a senior in the Musical Theatre BFA at UVU. Past credits: Newsies, Anything Goes, The Little Mermaid (HCTO), Legally Blonde, A Year with Frog and Toad, and 9 to 5 (UVU).

JOSEPH CAMPBELL

Joseph Campbell is 21 years old. He has been participating in musical theatre since the age of 8. His favorite type of shows to perform, are Golden Age dancing shows. In February of 2019 Joseph participated at KCACTF in LA and became a MTI finalist. Then by decision was awarded to represent KCACTF Region 8 at KCACTF Nationals.

ABBY HIGBEE

Previous shows include My Son Pinocchio (HCT), Oliver! (PTC), Once On This Island, Peter Pan, and Little Shop of Horrors. She has performed in Crazy For You (dir. Susan Stroman) in New York City, toured in France with One Voice Children’s Choir, and attended Open Jar Institute in NYC! Abigail would like to thank Utah COPA for their years of invaluable training!

LEVI HOPKINS

Levi is a current sophomore studying Musical Theatre Performance at the University of Utah. 2017 Jimmy Award Nominee and recipient of a Special Recognition Scholarship from The Broadway League.

MALIA NUTTER

Malia is ecstatic to be participating in her first professional show!  She has been singing and dancing in shows and recitals for the majority of her life with favorite roles including Rafiki in The Lion King Jr., Miss Andrew in Mary Poppins Jr., Young Girl in Once On This Island, and the Young Kangaroo in Seussical, Jr. Malia studies dance and musical theatre at Utah COPA and is a member of the elite auditioned companies there. Malia is a proud Hufflepuff and wants to dedicate this show to her two sisters, her little brother, and her parents.

JASON BOWMAN

Jason is a junior in high school who is excited to be part of a great show like this. Fly more has been a dream come true for him. He has 12+ years of dance experiences. Some of the shows that he has performed in are, Newsies (Mike the Newsie and Dance core), Marry Poppins (Von hustler and Dance captain), and Annie (Dog catcher and ensemble). He wants to thank his family and friends for all their support and can’t wait to put on a great show.

CHLOE GALI KING

Chloe Galli-King, also known as “Coco”, is a current junior in UVU’s Musical Theater BFA, and is so excited to be a part of the FMTYF experience. Chloe recently played Daphna in Bad Jews, and was a KCACTF Musical Theater Initiative Finalist (reg. 8). She wants to thank the talented production team for this incredible opportunity, and to her always-supportive family and friends.

BENNETT WOOD

Bennett is honoured and thrilled to be a part of the world premiere of Fly More Than You Fall in Orem, Utah! Bennett currently resides in Phoenix, AZ where he’s a professional performer with hopes of making to broadway. Some recent credits include RENT (Angel),a swing for Altar Boyz (Mark) at Arizona Broadway Theatre, AZ Premiere of Freaky Friday at the Herberger (Señor O’Brien/Pastor Bruno), and he just finished touring the East valley of Arizona with ShowTunes Productions’ 70’s concert, Boogie Fever! He also starred as Edgar Allan Poe in the Arizona Premiere of Nevermore, and Dr. Frank-N-Furter in the Rocky Horror Show, which won him NYAs for Outstanding Lead (College Division) in both productions.

RACHEL PEEL

Rachael is thrilled to be a part of this amazing production! She currently trains at Utah Conservatory of Performing Arts and would love to thank her family for constantly supporting her dreams.

JASON BOWMAN

Tyler is honored to be working with this incredible team. He just celebrated his 4th year in Utah and originally hails from Arizona. Some of his credits include: Oklahoma!, Anything Goes, How to Succeed in Business…, among others. He is thankful to his parents, without whom, I never would have realized my passions.