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

blonde headshot 3Jessica 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.

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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.

 

 

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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.

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Ashley Peterson

Ashley PA 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.”

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SADE CROSBY

img_3850Sade 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!

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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.”

 

 

Karleigh KIRILLOF

Karleigh is currently a student at Ridgeview High School She has been taking professional voice lessons since age 7 and has a beautiful singing voice. She has been a vocalist and soloist in the school Chapel Band at Grace Episcopal Day School and has performers in numerous productions through school and Broadway kid stars including: Thoroughly Modern Millie, Hairspray, Into the Woods, Annie and Fiddler on the Roof, just to name a few. Karleigh is also a trained ballerina who has a beautiful stage presence and graceful persona.

She is CPR certified and has taken several babysitter and preparatory courses for YMCA volunteering work, mentoring and tutoring young students at school. She has a general love and patience with small kids, especially her 4 year old niece. She has also volunteered at Camp I am Special, Camp Promise and Soul in the City where she has worked with those with special needs of all ages. She is passionate about both music and children and as a former princess and self proclaimed girly girl, she loves to dress up! Her favorite princess, and the one she most often portrays, is Belle. She loves that Belle is “intelligent and knows what she wants and goes after it! And also that she loves with her heart and not based on what others can see that is only skin deep.”

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Olivia Wolford

Olivia is a Senior at Ponte Vedra High School. She has a passion for musical theatre and has held many lead roles in school productions. In addition, Olivia enjoys babysitting in her spare time and loves working with kids. Olivia’s favorite princess has always been Ariel since they both have red hair and a love for adventure.

Isabella Jones

Isabella is a senior at Ponte Vedra High School. She loves being on stage and has been in several school productions. Isabella is a former Miss Ponte Vedra High School. She is a member of the Sharkappellas, a’cappella group and takes acting and vocal lessons weekly. Wonder Woman is her favorite character because “she is such an important, strong, female role model for girls of all ages. She represents a woman who isn’t afraid to be herself and take on any challenge which truly resonates with me.”

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

12630782_914064988646876_670481746_oKristen 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.”

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EMILLY HAYS

IMG_0872Emilly 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.

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EMILY PATE

Emily 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!

TREVOR LOVEDAY

IMG_6030Trevor is a graduate of St Augustine High School. He has been working with Girly-Girl Partea’s & Epic Characters & Events since 2014. He is available as any of our male superhero characters including: Spidey, Iron Hero, American Hero and Ninja Turtle. When not performing, Trevor enjoys fishing, playing football and spending time with his church youth group. Trevor aspires to move to Orlando, FL and work as a character performer for Walt Disney World.

BOOK OUR TALENTED STAFF

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!