US Tour

Deborah Cox

(Rachel Marron)
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Grammy® Award-nominated and multi-platinum R&B/pop recording artist and film/TV actress Deborah Cox made her Broadway debut in the lead role in Elton John and Tim Rice’s musical Aida.  She starred on Broadway in 2013 as Lucy in Jekyll & Hyde, and as legendary Josephine Baker in Josephine at Asolo Repertory Theatre in Spring 2016.  Cox began her recording career as a background singer with Celine Dion, before securing her first recording contract with Clive Davis at Arista Records. Her platinum selling debut album Deborah Cox earned her an American Music Award nomination. From her second CD, One Wish, came the double platinum “Nobody’s Supposed To Be Here” which held the record for the longest running #1 R&B Single for 14 consecutive weeks and earned her an NAACP Image Award nomination, a Soul Train Award, A Lady Of Soul Award, Best Female vocalist Juno nomination and a Billboard Music Award Nomination for R&B Single Of The Year. The Canadian born star has an impressive list of #1 Billboard hit records, including twelve #1 songs on Billboard’s Hot Dance Club Play chart.  In 2000, Cox collaborated with Whitney Houston to record the duet “Same Script Different Cast” for Houston’s Greatest Hits CD.  Cox has been recognized for her longstanding commitment to the LGBTQ community (2007 NY State Senate Civil Rights Award, 2014 CA State Senate Award, 2015 Out Music Pillar Award, 2015 Harvey Milk Foundation’s Diversity Honoree, 2016 Liberty Bell and Proclamation for Philadelphia LGBTQ Pride Day).

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Elyssa Jo Brown

(Swing)
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Elyssa Jo Brown (Swing) is thrilled to be joining the cast of The Bodyguard! Elyssa recently performed in The New York City Opera's production of Candide at The Jazz at Lincoln Center. Other credits include: Radio City Spring Spectacular, La Campana Sommersa, Macy's Fall Fashion Show, and the upcoming film, Love Is A Broadway Hit.

Judson Mills

(Frank Farmer)
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was born in Washington, DC and grew up in Northern Virginia in a little stone house in the woods built by George Washington before he was President.  Mills grew up hunting and fishing, and up through high school enjoyed a small town life.  After high school, Judson went on to major in Theatre at Barry University in Miami.  From there, it was off to NY where Mills attended the prestigious American Academy of Dramatic Arts.  After school, he booked his first audition and spent 3 years on the soap opera “As The World Turns.”  Mills has since done over 35 guest starring roles on television including “Law and Order,” “The X Files,” “Dexter,” “The Mentalist,” ABC’s new “Notorious” and can be seen on HBO’s new hit series from JJ Abrams, “Westworld.”  Judson was also a series regular alongside Chuck Norris on the popular action show “Walker, Texas Ranger” from CBS. He went on to star with Mr. Norris in “The Presidents Man: A Line in the Sand” for CBS. Mills has appeared in 20 feature films including Major League 3: Back to the Minors, Mighty Joe Young, Chill Factor and the Academy Award nominated Gods and Monsters. Mills is thrilled to be back on stage and is honored to be working with Deborah Cox and the amazing cast of The Bodyguard. @JudsonMills

Douglas Baldeo

(Fletcher)
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Broadway: Kinky Boots (Young Lola). National Tour: Motown. Appearances: MCC Miscast, The Preacher’s Wife, Ragtime on Ellis Island, Christmas in Rockefeller Center, Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. TV: “Sesame Street,” “So You Think You Can Dance.” Thanks to family, Abrams Artists, Tracey Moore, George and Sean, N’Kenge, Yolanda Wyns, Aubrey Lynch, Harlem School of the Arts, and ESOTA. @douglasbaldeo  

Alex Corrado

(Tony Scibelli)
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is very excited to be in this production of The Bodyguard. He thanks all involved, especially Alexander Dinelaris. Alex has been seen in Dinner Rush, Hannibal, “Sex and the City,” “Blue Bloods,” and “Gotham,” where he has a recurring role as Gabe, The Penguins Henchman. Alex thanks everyone for their support, especially his wonderful wife Lisa.

Jarid Faubel

(Ray Court, U/S Frank Farmer)
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is thrilled to help tell this story, and looks forward to having local BBQ ASAP.  For credits, visit www.JaridFaubel.com. Education: Carnegie Mellon. Love to my fiancée, Kat. Thanks to my team at JB, Inc. and MKS&D. Twitter @JaridFaubel. “Wherever you are, be there.”

Charles Gray

(Bill Devaney)
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has performed on stages across the globe. From St. Petersburg, Russia to Carnegie Hall.  Broadway: Grease as Teen Angel and The Color Purple as Mister, Old Mister, Pa. Tours: The Lion King as Mufasa & Scar. Internationally he’s toured with Riverdance The Show - Baritone Soloist, backup for Kubota Toshinobu Japanese Tour. Charles is thrilled to be joining The Bodyguard family and happy to be where he’s truly happiest, on stage.  Latest release, Love is Love, available on iTunes.

Jonathan Hadley

(Sy Spector)
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appeared on Broadway as Bob Crewe in Jersey Boys, a role he played for more than 2,000 performances on both the national and international tours. Broadway: A Class Act. Off-Broadway: Finian’s Rainbow, Widowers’ Houses, Rothschild and Sons. Tours: Into the Woods, Joseph, Fiddler on the Roof, Forbidden Broadway. Regional: Pete ’n’ Keely, Vanya and Sonia, Call Me Madam (at Paper Mill with Leslie Uggams), Tammy Faye’s Final Audition, Dirty Blonde, Yiddle with a Fiddle (Boston Herald Award). TV/Film: After Ella, “Writer’s Block,” “Another World,” “Sex and the City.” Jonathan holds degrees from UNSCA (Acting) and Brooklyn College (Directing).

Kevelin B. Jones III

(Fletcher)
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The Flint, Michigan native began his journey after being awarded “Best Overall Child Singer” at the 2016 AMTC Shine Conference.  He’s performed for the Idlewild Music Festival, celebrity basketball game and local youth theatre.  This dedicated young man is grateful to God and ready to perform.

Jorge Paniagua

(The Stalker, U/S Frank Farmer, Sy Spector)
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is delighted to be making his National Tour debut! Favorite credits include: The Full Monty (The Palace Theatre), The Receptionist (Interplayers), and Twelfth Night (The Oregon Shakespeare Festival).He would like to thank the incredible team at The Bloc NYC, as well as his family and friends for their continued support. Follow him @captaincostarica.

Jasmin Richardson

(Nicki Marron, U/S Rachel Marron)
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graduated from Abilene Christian University where she received her B.F.A. in Musical Theater. She is most recognized for her media campaign with Clinique Cosmetics, as well as the National/ International tours Memphis (Felicia), Dreamgirls (Deena). Regional Credits: Dreamgirls (Michelle), Drowsy Chaperone (Trix), Once On This Island (Erzulie). To my beautiful family I love you all. Check Jasmin out at www.JasminRichardson.com! @Jazzysweethang

Arielle Campbell

(Ensemble)
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Born in London! Film: Disney's Cinderella (2015). Commercial: Grey Goose Vodka. Off-Broadway: Standard Time. West End: Memphis, The Lion King, Dirty Dancing, Saturday Night Fever, Oliver! Tours: Mary Poppins, Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake. Regional: Nutcracker (Flat Rock Playhouse); Hairspray (Paper Mill).

Brendon Chan

(Ensemble)
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Born and raised in San Francisco, Brendon began his dance training at age 10. After receiving his BA in Dance from the University of California, Santa Barbara, he set off to perform on cruise ships around the world until moving to NYC.

Willie Dee

(Swing)
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National Tours: Hairspray, A Chorus Line, Shrek and Anything Goes. Regional: Paper Mill Playhouse, Ogunquit Playhouse, McCarter Theatre Center, Olney Theatre Center, Gateway Playhouse, Flat Rock Playhouse. Represented by MSA! @WillieDeee 

Megan Elyse Fulmer

(College Girl, Ensemble)
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is thrilled to be a part of The Bodyguard!  National Tours: Ensemble, Straight Outta Oz; Female Swing, Shrek: the Musical. Regional: Tricia, A Chorus Line (Riverside Theatre); Delores/ Molly, The Full Monty (Fulton Theatre/MSMT). B.F.A Montclair State. Thank you God and family! www.meganelysefulmer.com

Alejandra Matos

(Ensemble)
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From Caracas Venezuela. She is thrilled to be part of this beautiful cast. Starting her training in her country and continuing her dance career in LA and NY.  TV credits include “Americas Got Talent,” “The Best Time Ever” (NBC). Theater credits include Carmen An Afro-Cuban Jazz Musical. Special thanks to my family, mentors and the Universe. @alekitty

DeQuina Moore

(Backup Vocalist, College Girl, Ensemble, U/S Rachel Marron, Nicki Marron)
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Broadway: Legally Blonde (Pilar), Little Shop of Horrors (Chiffon), Two Gentlemen of Verona, Happy Days (Joyce), Hair.  Nat'l Tours: Flashdance (Kiki), Madea's Big Happy Family (Rose).  Film: Joyful Noise (Devonne), Madea’s Big Happy Family, Ghost Town, Rachel Getting Married, Camp.  TV: “Law & Order: SVU” (guest star), “Racing For Time” (Tonya), “Third Watch” (Tania Monroe), “All Falls Down” (Nycole). NYU: B.F.A. Thanks and love to GOD, Mom, Dad, Eron, fam & friends!

Bradford Rahmlow

(Assassin, Rory, Ensemble, U/S Tony Scibelli, Ray Court)
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is ecstatic to be a part of The Bodyguard.  Favorite recent credits include Mamma Mia Las Vegas (Ensemble, u/s Pepper) and Legally Blonde NCL (GM Chad, Carlos). To Mom, Dad, Kyle, Dave & Honu, I have nothing if I don’t have you. BA Dance, History, University of New Mexico, NASM-C.P.T. at Barry’s Bootcamp. @rahmstagram    

Benjamin Rivera

(Dance Captain, Ensemble)
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a graduate from Oklahoma City University, has performed for Disney Cruise Line (Dance Captain/Swing), the National Tours of Dirty Dancing (Swing, u/s Neil), Anything Goes (Swing), Elf (ensemble), and Pirates of Penzance at Barrington Stage. www.benjamindouglasrivera.com

Sean Rozanski

(Fight Captain, Swing)
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was born and raised in Queens, New York. He danced with Gus Giordano Jazz Dance Chicago, and toured nationally and internationally with the company. First national tour of Dirty Dancing.  He's honored to join the cast of The Bodyguard. All my love to my family and friends.

Matthew Schmidt

(Klingman, Douglas, DJ, Jimmy, Stage Manager, Oscar Host, Ensemble, U/S Bill Devaney, The Stalker, Sy Spector, Ray Court)
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most recently played Ever in Dancing Lessons at Penguin Rep. Member of Noises Off on Broadway and The Foreigner Off-Broadway. Regional credits include Hannay in The 39 Steps, 17 characters in Around the World in 80 Days, and the HBO Comedy Festival. NYU Graduate Acting alumnus.

Jaquez André Sims

(Ensemble, U/S Bill Devaney, Tony Scibelli)
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Broadway: Motown (Swing). National Tour: Matilda (Rudolpho). Off Broadway/ NYC: Spandex (Trip Allen), Apollo Club Harlem (Featured Dancer). National Commercial: Beats By Dre featuring Pharrell. Last seen playing LeBron James in Lebron: The Musical. Chicago native and Tisch graduate. Much love to CTG, Brick and Mom! @justjaquez

Maria Cristina Slye

(Swing)
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National Tours: Ghost the Musical, Elf the Musical. Regional: Seven Brides…Seven Brothers (Dorcas, Ogunquit Playhouse), A Chorus Line (Diana Morales, John W Engeman Theatre), West Side Story (Rosalia/Maria u/s, John W Engeman Theatre), In the Heights (Carla, Hangar Theatre), CATS (Rumpleteaser, Cortland Repertory Theatre), The Little Mermaid (Ariel, Riverside Dinner Theatre). Honor to God and thanks to the most supportive family imaginable! www.mariacslye.com

Nicole Spencer

(Ensemble)
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After training at Tampa Ballet Center, she earned her BFA in Dance from Florida State University. Favorite credits include: Dirty Dancing National Tour (Dance Captain/Swing), The Portal Off-Broadway, Inaugural Royal Princess, Andrea Bocelli, and SNL. Nicole sends all her love to Mom, Dad, and Chris! 

Lauren Tanner

(Swing)
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is delighted to be part of The Bodyguard! Lauren is a graduate of Oklahoma City University with a Bachelor of Performing Arts. Recent credits include Saturday Night Fever National Tour and West Side Story at The Muny. Lauren would like to thank God, family and friends. Let’s Dance!

Naomi C. Walley

(College Girl, Ensemble, U/S Rachel Marron, Nicki Marron)
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NYU Tisch School of the Arts grad. Notable credits: Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show with Selena Gomez, Daddy Yankee North American Tour 2015, Netflix’s “The Get Down,” and numerous web and theatrical productions. Follow @naomicwalley

Melissa Chacón

(Production Stage Manager)

National tours: The Bridges of Madison County, We Will Rock You, Billy Elliot, Contact and Rent.  Off-Broadway: Avenue Q. Regional Credits include: The Iceman Cometh at BAM with Nathan Lane and Brian Dennehy, Les Misérables and Shida. She earned her MFA in Stage Management from Rutgers University’s Mason Gross School of the Arts.

Richard A. Leigh

(Stage Manager)

Nat’l Tours: Jersey Boys, Hair, Bring It On the Musical, Ghost the Musical, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, My Fair Lady and Hello Dolly! with Sally Struthers. Also,Elton John’s Aida (Taiwan) and Guys & Dolls – Nat’l Tour (Asst. Director). Much love to my parents, my family, and to Peter.

STACY N. TAYLOR

(Assistant Stage Manager)

is honored to be working on The Bodyguard. Previous credits include: Blue Man Group – Orlando; Walt Disney World; National Tours - Spring Awakening, South Pacific, Beauty and the Beast, and Annie.  Proud graduate of the stage management program at CCM.