Fall 2021
The Giver

A digital adaptation inspired by the book by Lois Lowry.

Original version developed at Arcadia High School and re-imagined in collaboration with La Salle Theater.

Due to the pandemic restrictions, this production was filmed.

Show Photos

Cast & Crew Members

Chief Elder – Aislinn McCarthy ’21
Elder 1 – Isabella Simonutti
Elder 2 – Byron Jones ’21
The Giver – Luke Thompson

Madeline – Candence Wooden
Inger – Lucy Connell-Alpert
Fritz – Isaac Shirley
Asher – Aaron Leonard-Graham
Fiona – Grace Winningham ’21
Nova – Brooklyn Chillemi
Jonas – Payton Jefferis ’21
Lily – Lilly Tiller
Calen – Marieka Kaufman
Father – Egan Arntson ’21
Mother – Isa Sale ’21
Larissa – Amanda Folsom

Director – Michael Shelton
Assistant Director – Bella Chalmers ’21
Set Designer | Cinematography – Augustin Oaks
Lighting Designer – Dan Elsner
Sound Engineer | Cinematography – Rich Morris
Costume Design – Danny Nguyen ‘ 21
Make-Up | Wig Design – Ally Foteff ’21
Make-Up | Wig Design – Kayla Erving
Poster Design – Hanna Reddick
Programs – Bella Chalmers ’21
Photography – Bryan Neil Smith
Premiere Event Director – Liz Banta
Premiere Event Coordination – The Sale Family
Digital Editing – Michael Shelton
Digital Editing – August Oaks
Technical Support and Life Line – Dave Heineck

Stage Manager – Joslyn Gagnier ’21
Assistant Stage Manager – Kayla Erving
Lighting | Camera Operator:
Hannah Reddick
Shayden Lough
Sound Design | Camera Operator – Ronan Kelly ’21
Sound – Quinten Struyk-Bonn ’21
Sound – Bea Johnson ’21
Props – Ava Englehard
Costumes – Ava Whalon
Set Assembly:
Rebecca Brotzman
Evie Mathis
Emma Olson
Wyatt Schmidt

Design Lead: Hannah Reddick
Construction Lead: Quinton Cooley
Set and Design Team:
Emma Olson
Avery Marks
Quinton Cooley
Hannah Reddick
Joslyn Gagnier
Jessica Martinez
Props Crew:
Avery Marks
Sophia Bergeson
Lights and Sound Crew:
Ben Steszyn
Ava Goodwin
Make-Up Crew – Nailah Nguyen
Costumes Crew:
Gabby Ashcraft
Sophia Bergeson

Piano – Rob Fishel
Bass – Dan Schulte
Drums – Chris McClean
Flute – Josh Deng
Keyboard – Reid Lindsay

Parent Coordinator – Angie Chillemi