Actor / Singer
Rudy Sengelmann is a Senior at NRCA, he was inducted into the National Honor Society in the 10th grade and will graduate with Honors. Rudy has participated in 5 theater productions at NRCA, his most recent role was Rolf in The Sound of Music. He has previously played Professor Bhaer in Little LITTLE WOMEN THE MUSICAL, Jasey Squires in THE MUSIC MAN, and many more. He has also been involved in concert band, jazz band, and marching band since 7th grade, playing the French Horn, Trumpet and Mellophone. Outside of school, Rudy will be playing Arpad in SHE LOVES ME and Pinocchio in SHREK THE MUSICAL at Field of Dreams Performing Arts this coming June. Rudy is also a member of the Raleigh Community Orchestra where he plays the French Horn. Rudy works as a Kennel Technician at an Animal Hospital in Wake Forest. Rudy will be attending the Honors College at East Carolina University this fall as Chemistry Major. He plans to become a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine.
Micaela Deadwyler graduates June 10th from True Light Shines Academy. She will be attending Meredith College with a focus on Theatre and possibly a minor in Theatre Education, but has not made a definite decision about her career plans just yet. Micaela will be playing the role of Schwartzy in THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE and the role of Fairy Godmother in SHREK THE MUSICAL this coming June.
Actor / Dancer
Sarah Beth Jacumin
Sarah Beth has been involved with FOD for quite some time now, and we’re super duper proud of everything she’s accomplished with us! Some roles she’s particularly fond of were Prentiss in PETER AND THE STARCATCHER, Vera in SMOKE IN THE MOUNTAIN, and, of course, Mrs. Sipos in SHE LOVES ME. Sarah Beth will be attending Appalachian State University this fall to pursue a degree in Psychology. In the future, she plans to earn her doctorate and open a private practice. We can’t wait to see her keep growing, learning, and accomplishing!