Kaley Chandler USC Screenwriter Writer Kaley Chandler

MEET THE CREATORS

The White Rose play and short film were researched, written and devised by students

Kaley Chandler

KALEY  (Inge Scholl, Dramaturg) has been in numerous productions, high school highlights include Villanelle (Emily, METG All Star Award for Achievement in Acting), Singin' In The Rain (Dora Bailey), Scapin (Hyacinth), The Wizard of Oz (Costumes, Makeup, Special Effects). She is an avid writer having completed original scripts for a dozen short films, two books of a planned quadrilogy, and two feature-length scripts that she hopes to direct and produce in the future. As an aspiring filmmaker she recently completed the film adaptation of The White Rose as screenwriter, director, co-producer and editor.  The film was named an Official Selection for the 2020 All American High School Film Festival in New York City and the November 2019 round of the IMDb qualifier’s Independent Shorts Awards in Los Angeles.  Kaley is currently majoring in Writing for Screen and Television at the University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts.

William Ellis

WILLIAM (Christoph Probst, Dramaturg) has performed in such musicals such as Hairspray (Corny Collins), Annie (Mr. Farrell), The Wizard of Oz (The Cowardly Lion), The Pirates of Penzance (Major General), and Singin' In The Rain (Don Lockwood). Will hopes to continue with community theater and singing in college while majoring in Computer Science and Business.

Zachary Gaiero

ZACHARY (Hans Scholl, Dramaturg) has participated in the Massachusetts Educational Theater Guild festival since 2015, acting in The Screwtape Letters (Triptweeze), Radium Girls (Dr. Von Sochocky), The Cask of Amontillado (Company), and The White Rose (Hans Scholl).  In addition, he has acted in multiple school musicals and dramas, including The Little Mermaid (Chef Louis), Hairspray (Mr. Pinky), Annie (Mr. Hannigan), The Wizard of Oz (The Scarecrow), Pirates of Penzance (Pirate), and Singin' In The Rain (Cosmo Brown). Zack hopes that he can continue performing outside of BCA and into college while pursuing his Liberal Arts undergraduate degree.

Rebecca Mulley

REBECCA (Gisela Schertling, Dramaturg) has participated in twelve BCA productions. She has engaged in the Massachusetts Educational Theater Guild Festival for the past four years, acting in The Screwtape Letters (Slubglob), Radium Girls (Katherine Wiley), The Cask of Amontillado (Company), and The White Rose (Gisela Schertling). In addition, Rebecca has performed in various school musicals including Fiddler on the Roof (Ensemble), Guys & Dolls (Ensemble), The Little Mermaid (Alana), Annie (Pepper), The Wizard of Oz (Wicked Witch of the West) and Singin' In The Rain (Lina Lamont). Rebecca is currently attending Baylor University as a University Scholars Major, concentrating in Chemistry, Medical Humanities, and Theatre as she pursues a career in Pediatric Medicine. 

Lilianna Ashmore

LILIANNA (Sophie Scholl, Dramaturg) graduated Bradford Christian Academy in 2019 and during her time there was involved in numerous aspects of the performing arts. She has been seen in various productions, including Annie (Annie), The Wizard of Oz (The Tin Man) and Singin' In The Rain (R.F. Simpson). An accomplished singer, Lilianna was also a member of Bradford’s chorus and she writes and performs original work regularly. Lilianna continues to refine her talents in communications and pursue her intellectual curiosity for belief systems as a student at Syracuse University studying Religion and Society with minors in French and Vocal Performance.

Victoria Squire

VICTORIA (Traute Lafrenz, Dramaturg) is a member of the Bradford Christian Academy Class of 2018.  She has been involved in twelve of BCA's musical and theatrical productions, including The Little Mermaid (Attina), Radium Girls (Katherine Schaub), Hairspray (Dynamite), Annie (Lily St. Regis), and The Wizard of Oz (Glinda). She has received awards for costume design and ensemble acting from the Massachusetts Educational Theater Guild.  Further, Victoria received the Bradford Christian Academy Award for Excellence in Communication and Performing Arts as a junior. She is currently attending Gordon College where she studies Social Work.  Victoria is excited to see where her passion for theater could fit in a future career, especially in drama therapy and helping others build communication skills.

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