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Meet the Cast

Caroline Feduccia

Caroline Feduccia - Sandy

Caroline is thrilled to reprise her role as Sandy at the Historic Savannah Theatre. She just graduated with her BFA in Acting at the Savannah College of Art and Design and will be moving to New York in the fall! Some of her favorite roles include Catherine in Pippin, Abigail in The Crucible, and Georgia in Curtains. She hopes you enjoy the Rydell reunion of ‘59!

Nick Bushkar

Nick Bushkar - Danny

Nick is excited to be heading back to Rydell High for the second time as Danny. Recent Savannah Theatre credits include the Russian Tenor in Fiddler on the Roof, Rewind, Savannah Live, and the Pastry Chef Gangster in The Drowsy Chaperone. A Savannah native, Nick studied in New York and Los Angeles and received a BFA in Musical Theatre from AMDA. Love to Brittany and Casper for putting up with all the late nights performing.

Emily Iocovozzi

Emily Iocovozzi - Rizzo

Emily Iocovozzi is absolutely thrilled to be performing again on the wonderful Historic Savannah Theater Stage. A local to Savannah, Emily attended Savannah Arts Academy as a vocal major and went on to study Performing Arts in New York City at the CAP21 Musical Theater Conservatory of Manhattan. Emily has performed in multiple shows in NYC at Feinstein’s 54 Below, Birdland Jazz Club, Carnegie Hall and was last seen in Teen Party Massacre Off-Broadway! Emily recently graduated from the Savannah College of Art and Design to finish her B.F.A in performing Arts. She was last seen on the Savannah Theater stage as Sophie in their production of Mamma Mia!

She’d like to thank the incredible cast for welcoming her with open arms into their show. The cast and crew are marvelous and filled with so much love. She’d also like to thank her family and fur-babies for all their love and support.
Sebastian Rohn

Sebastian Rohn - Kenickie

From Chicago, Illinois, Sebastian is unbelievably thrilled to be back for his second show at The Savannah Theatre. Earlier this year he played the role of Joe Pesci and also went on as Frankie Valli in The Savannah Theatre’s production of Jersey Boys.  Other productions include: Jersey Boys (Joe Pesci/Frankie US) Jersey Boys (Hal/Rap Star), Jesus Christ Superstar (Judas), West Side Story (IHSMTA Best Production), and Tuck Everlasting, (IHSMTA Best Production and Best Direction).  Sebastian would like to thank his mother, Victoria, his music-business partner and brother, Ethan, and his father/music mentor Edward for their continuous love and support! IG: @sebastian.onesti

Eric Ackerman

Eric Ackerman - Doody

Eric David Ackerman is thrilled to be reprising his role as Doody once again at the Savannah Theatre. The New Jersey native just finished earning his BFA in Acting at the Savannah College of Art and Design. Previously Barry Mann in Beautiful, Lewis in Pippin, Hanschen in Spring Awakening, and many more. He is also a singer/ songwriter whose original music is available on all music platforms. Eric will be moving to Los Angeles to continue to pursue his dreams. Eric would like to thank his friends and family for their support and all of his Savannah family who he’ll never forget.

Bailey Connor

Bailey Connor - Jan

A Savannah native, Bailey began performing at a young age in and around the Savannah area. Once she graduated from high school, her passion for performing drove her to enroll as a student at Sarah Lawrence College in New York where she recently graduated with a Bachelors of Arts. While in college, Bailey also studied for a semester at the British American Drama Academy in London. Recent credits include She Loves Me (Ensemble), Volpone (Avocatori) and Murdered by Disco (Farrah Farmingham). Bailey is ecstatic to reprise her role as Jan and perform with the incredibly talented artists and the amazing crew at The Savannah Theatre!

Austin Lofquist

Austin Lofquist - Roger

Austin is thrilled to be making his Savannah Theatre debut as Roger in “Grease”! He is currently pursuing a BFA in Musical Theatre at Pace University in New York City. Some of his favorite local credits include Jean Valjean (Les Miserables) and Edward Bloom (Big Fish) with the Savannah Children’s Theatre. Other recent roles include The Baker (Into the Woods), Damian (Mean Girls), and Bobby Strong (Urinetown). He’d like to thank his friends and family for their endless support! @austin_lofquist

Amie Dasher

Amie Dasher - Frenchy

Amie is so happy to be performing with her Savannah Theatre family! A favorite experience has been as a singer for Dollywood Entertainment. She later got to meet Dolly Parton, and then she had the opportunity to perform her own Dolly impersonation on stage and on television. Other favorite roles on stage have been Cinderella in Disenchanted! (Nicely Theatre Group), Gloria in Boeing-Boeing (Pioneer Playhouse), Suzy in The Marvelous Wonderettes (Cornwell’s Dinner Theatre), and Frenchy in Grease here at The Savannah Theatre! You can spot her in commercials and in films and television shows on Hallmark Channel, UpTV and Great American Family. Amie is represented by East Coast Talent Agency, and is so grateful to God for her blessings and family.

Claudia Birthisel

Claudia Birthisel - Marty

Claudia is so excited to be playing “Marty” in Grease at the Savannah Theatre! She is a Savannah native who graduated last year from Savannah Country Day School. She just finished her first semester at Texas Christian University where she majored in Biology. Some of her favorite roles she has played include “Cosette” in Les Miserables and “Gabrielle” in Cinderella. As a child, she performed in numerous productions at the Savannah Theatre! She would like to thank her family and friends for their continued support!

JP DeCubellis

JP DeCubellis - Sonny

Johnathan “JP’ is from Fort Lauderdale, Florida but has called Savannah home for almost a decade. He is a student at the University of Georgia obtaining his degree in Biology with a minor in theatre. He first performed at The Historic Savannah Theatre when he was 17 in Elf the Musical! Since then, he has been involved with the theatre’s productions of “Grease”, “The 70s show”, “Guys and Dolls!”, and “Rewind”. Some of his favorite theatrical and film credits outside The Savannah Theatre include: J. Pierrepont Finch in “How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying”, Nick Bottom in “Something Rotten”, and Gabe in “.MOV” on Amazon Prime. He’s so thankful for the opportunity to get to do what he loves and hopes you all enjoy the show!

Lily Jewett

Lily Jewett - Patti Simcox

Lily (Patti Simcox, u/s Frenchy) is from Dawsonville, GA and has recently graduated from Savannah College of Art in Design with a BFA in Performing Arts. She has been a dancer/performer for over 10 years incorporating a variety of different styles and genres in her performances. She has been in SCAD’s production of All Shook Up, Pippin, and Beautiful along with doing music videos, short films, and plays. She thanks her friends and family for all their support over the years and is excited to go on a new adventure!

Travis Lucas

Travis Lucas - Teen Angel

Travis, a dedicated freshman at the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), is passionately pursuing a major in Acting, with a minor in Musical Theatre. His love for the performing arts spans the breadth of both film and stage, as he continually seeks to bring compelling stories to life. Travis takes immense pride in his commitment to honing his craft, always striving to improve and grow as an overall performer. His extensive experience in theatre has prepared him well for his latest endeavor: the exciting role of Teen Angel in the iconic musical “Grease.” This opportunity represents a significant milestone in his professional journey, as he steps into a beloved character and contributes to a dynamic production. Working alongside a talented cast and crew, Travis finds the experience not only enjoyable but deeply educational, allowing him to learn and grow from the wealth of talent that surrounds him.

Josh Carter

Josh Carter - Vince Fontaine

Josh is incredibly excited to be performing at the Savannah Theater for the first time. Being new to the area, he is thankful to be welcomed into the Savannah arts community. Previous roles include: Stone (City of Angels), Dr.Madden (Next To Normal), Will (American Idiot), and A-Rab (West Side Story). Josh graduated in 2020 from Indiana University with a BFA in musical theater, and is a native Michigander.

Ian Whitt

Ian Whitt - Eugene

Savannah debut. Ian joins the cast while working on his MFA in Acting at SCAD. From New York, he previously performed at venues such as Atlantic Theatre Co, New York Live Arts and Birdland. He is a member of Brooklyn-based Brave New World Rep and has worked on world premieres by Broadway playwrights like Lucas Hnath, Anne Washburn and Off-off Broadway pioneer Charles L Mee. He began as an apprentice at Actors Theatre of Louisville where he devised and wrote original plays, and appeared in other works in the Humana Festival of New American Plays. He has appeared in Pose (FX – Directed by Ryan Murphy) and Bull (CBS) and has starred in a handful of independent films including From the Shadows opposite Keith David and Bruce Davison, and Nick and Nicky opposite Sean Young. He also enjoys improv comedy having studied at Upright Citizens Brigade, The Magnet, and The PIT, and now teaches Yoga at Savannah Yoga Center.

Silas Johnson

Silas Johnson - Johnny Casino

Silas moved to Savannah, Georgia from Baton Rouge, Louisiana with his family when he was just two years old. Since then, he has sought out countless performance opportunities through local theaters and live music venues. Some of his favorite roles he’s played include Christopher in The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime, Jimmy Ray in Bright Star, and Perchik in Fiddler on the Roof. When he’s not onstage, Silas enjoys writing, recording, and releasing music, which earned him Connect Savannah’s Best Singer Songwriter (2024). Silas’s music can be found under his name on all streaming platforms. This fall, Silas will attend the Savannah College of Art and Design to study Acting and sing with the SCAD BeeSharps.

Danielle Walker

Danielle Walker - Ms. Lynch

Raised in Brunswick, Georgia, Danielle joined the cast of the Savannah Theatre September of 2004. Her music career began while in high school performing with the Jekyll Island Big Band. She went on to receive her B.A. in Music Performance at Brevard College, Brevard, North Carolina in 2001. While attending at Brevard, she was featured on Baritone Saxophone with the Summer Jazz Workshop Faculty Band presenting the music of the Miles Davis Nonet in 1998. Playing the songs Rocker, Israel, and Jeru, the band was also featured on NPR hosted by Branford Marsalis. Danielle studied abroad in Altmünster, Austria in 1999, studying German as well as participating in the local Musik Kapelle. In 2000, while playing Baritone Saxophone in the Brevard College Saxophone Quartet, they performed at The 12th World Saxophone Congress in Montreal. Danielle is proud to be a part of such a great group of people and performers here at the Savannah Theatre. She would like to thank her family for believing in her and all of her mentors.

SarahKate Southerland

SarahKate Southerland - Cha Cha DiGregorio

SarahKate is so excited to be back onstage for her third production with the Savannah Theatre! SK is a Savannah local who graduated from Savannah Arts Academy’s dance program, class of 2023. She has spent 14 years training in dance, ten of those years as a competitive dancer with the Gretchen Greene School of Dance. She is now entering her second year as a tap, ballet, jazz, and acro teacher at Gretchen Greene. She is most proud of her work at the Habersham School as principal choreographer of their 2024 production of Peter Pan. She thanks both her own family and her dance family for all of their support!

Garrett Zajac

Garrett Zajac -

Garrett is excited to be back for his second production at Savannah Theater. Recently seen as Avram in Fiddler on the Roof. A former Chicago native, Garrett is an improviser at Front Porch Improv. He is also an instructor for Front Porch A.C.T.S., a research-based theater program for at-risk youth. You can catch him in a romper regularly performing as Danny in the Savannah for Morons trolley tour. Garrett would like to thank Sam for being an amazingly supportive friend and wife.

Arianna Gavrilas

Arianna Gavrilas - Featured Dancer

Arianna Gavrilas was born and raised in Savannah, Ga. She has participated in many productions at the Savannah Theatre since 2021. Arianna started her dance journey at Gretchen Greene School of Dance, and since then she has been dancing for 14 years. Arianna attends Kennesaw State University where she double majors in dance and psychology with hopes to continue dancing professionally, and becoming a psychologist specializing in dance.

Charlotte Pinkerton

Charlotte Pinkerton - Featured Dancer

Charlotte is a Savannah girl born and raised. She has danced at Madeline Walker Coastal Ballet Theatre for the past 17 years, training in ballet, pointe, jazz, modern and more. Ballet is one of Charlotte’s favorite forms of dance, as she is honored to have performed in ballets such as “Serenade” and danced the role of the ‘Sugar Plum fairy’ in the “Nutcracker”. She is currently attending Savannah College of Art and Design for fashion design, fibers, and acting. She is grateful to be back dancing with the Savannah Theatre after a successful run in their last production of Grease and Guys and Dolls.

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