North Florida Cast

We have a very talented team of performers who all go above and beyond to ensure the most magical experience for you and your guests. Our cast members are rigorously trained and tested to ensure a believable performance and a SPECTACULAR appearance no matter what character they portray. If you would like to hire a specific performer, please let us know and we will try our best to accommodate it.

Jessica Saracino (owner)

Jessica graduated as a theatre major from the college of fine arts at the University of Florida in 2012. She is currently pursuing an MBA with hopes to one day work as a school administrator. During the week, Jessica works as a high school teacher and coaches two after school sports teams and runs the school drama club. “Other than my love of working with children, my other passion is dressing up and performing,” said Jessica. She has an extensive background in performance and is an avid fan of all things Disney. Jessica is also the owner and operator of the Girly-Girl Partea’s North Florida location, providing characters and party planning for Northern Jacksonville and Southern Georgia.

Kelly Wolfe

Kelly is a Junior at Jacksonville University where she received a full ride and is working on a degree in Musical Theater. She has received superior ratings in a multitude of singing competitions and has a background in theater. Kelly feels that she fits the best as Tinkerbell due to her height and facial features but loves the opportunity to portray multiple characters.

Ashley Peterson

A dancer and dreamer, Ashley is not a stranger to the spotlight. She has been performing since the age of 5 and is currently a student at UNF. She presently interns at a local elementary school and has a true passion for working with children. Ashley is Vice President of her Interact Club and works alongside Ocean Rotary to give back to the community. She was chosen to attend the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards Camp this past summer that allowed her to grow her leadership skills as well as allow volunteer with children around North Florida. She is CPR certified and has worked as a lifeguard the past two summers at Adventure Landing Waterpark. Ashley aspires to be a pediatrician and wants to make a ‘lifelong impact on the lives of children’.  She feels she is most like Princess Cinderella “in a sense of her kind and caring mannerisms, as well as her constant need to give back to others with a positive attitude.”

Ashton Johnson

Ashton is a recent graduate of Jacksonville University. She has been dancing since she could walk and has an immense amount of stage experience. Ashton has also taken acting lessons to work on her acting skills, including classes at Jacksonville University. She has been described by many as “the real life Little Mermaid” with natural red hair and beautiful sun-kissed freckles. She is very experienced with kids working as a nanny, baby sitter and dance teacher. She currently works as a physical therapist and hopes to attend school to earn a Doctorate degree.

Alyvia Anderson

Alyvia is a student at Douglas AndersonSchool of the Arts where she studies acting, dance and vocal performance. She has been singing since the age of 8, acting since the age of 9, and dancing since the age of 11; and has been in several musical productions both onstage and backstage. Alyvia has also done commercial and print work for modeling agencies. Alyvia also volunteers with Halo Keepers and Dreams Come True, where she dresses up as princesses and works with cancer patients.

KRISTEN MCDUFFIE

Kristen has performance experience both on stage and behind the scenes. She is currently a high school student in Clay County. She has a younger sister who she says is the “light of her life”. She loves working with children and enjoys seeing them smile and laugh. Her favorite princess is the Brave Princess who she closely resembles with naturally curly fiery hair, a perfected Scottish accent and a love for the culture and back story. Her favorite part about working for Girly-Girl Partea’s is “watching a child beam at the sight of meeting a princess, prince, or superhero.”

Sade Crosby

Sade has been performing from a very young age and has continued to develop her passion for the performing arts as a student at Jacksonville University, where she is a junior in the BFA Music Theatre Program. As a child, Sade loved to play dress and dream of being a princess. She is thrilled and grateful to be able to live out that dream while helping make dreams come true for other children. Her favorite colors are pink and glitter!

Shauna Clark

Shauna Clark is currently a Senior at Jacksonville University where she is studying Musical theatre and Music education. “I love to sing, it is one of my passions.  I also love to make people happy,  being able to perform helps me to do just that.”

Emilly Hays

Emilly is a graduate of Matanzas High School in Palm Coast, FL and graduated with both her diploma and AA degree. She has been a cheerleader since the age of 4, both sideline & competitively, and is no stranger to the spotlight. Emilly was a model and a Senior spokesperson for Anneliese PhotographyHer favorite thing about working for Girly Girl Partea’s is having the chance to inspire little girls and provide a memorable experience that will last them a lifetime. She loves interacting with children & making them smile. Emilly currently attends UNF where she is a member of a sorority. Upon graduation, she hopes to attend nursing school.

Emily Pate

Emily PateEmily is pursuing her BFA in Music Theatre at Jacksonville University. She has been seen in over twenty stage plays and in two short films! Emily loves to sing and has had four years of music theatre and pop training. Needless to say, she has every princess song memorized! Emily loves children and making them feel engulfed in their magical day!

Will Cook

WillWill Cook has been involved in acting ever since he landed his first role as Perchik in Fiddler On The Roof at the Northeast Florida Conservatory. From that point on he has performed in 5 additional shows, being cast as Sky Masterson in Guys and Dolls; Will Parker In Oklahoma; Charlie Cowell in Music Man; Charley Bates in Oliver as well as a sailor in South Pacific.  This will be Wills first time performing at the Orange Park Community Theatre in the role of Bert in Mary Poppins.  

Will has 10 years of training in violin; 4 years in voice and has recently started singing with a quartet.  When not on stage Will is a full time student at Full Sail University majoring in Digital Cinematography.  He is also an “A” rated fencer having competed in several regional and national tournaments.  He currently works part-time as a Fencing Coach at Jacksonville Fencing Club.

Colby Turner

Colby-SpidermanColby is a student at University of North Florida pursuing an education in journalism. He has a passion for cosplay and loves Spider-Man. He is told almost daily that he’s “like Spier-Man”.  He knows exactly how he acts and what he would say and even has his own high quality Spider-Man suit that fits perfectly.

 

BOOK NOW

To book for your next party or event event, email us at info@girlygirlparteas.com with the date, character of your choice and preferred performer you wish to hire. Though we try our best to allow our clients to request specific performers; availability and circumstances don’t always allow for the exact performer you choose. Please have confidence that each of our performers are equally as trained and talented as the next!

If you are interested in being considered for a performer position with Girly-Girl Partea’s please submit an application and headshot. Thank you for your interest!