David Colston Corris in Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story

David Colston Corris in Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story image

In his first time under the Dome, David Colston Corris joins the cast of Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story.  David, originally from Elyria, OH, got into acting because his dad is an actor and director, among other things. He grew up running through rehearsal spaces and playing with costumes from Shakespeare’s greatest hits. “It wasn’t until my sister came out of… Read more »

Addie Morales stars as “Maria Elena” in Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story

Addie Morales stars as “Maria Elena” in Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story image

Addie Morales joins the cast of Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story as “Maria Elena.” This is not her first show under the Dome; her last production at Casa was West Side Story.   Originally from New Orleans, LA, Addie moved to DFW in 2007 but currently lives in NYC.  Her start in acting began when her voice teacher recommended Camp… Read more »

Jayson Elliot stars as “Big Bopper” in Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story

Jayson Elliot stars as “Big Bopper” in Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story image

Starring as “Big Bopper” in Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story, Jayson Elliot is excited to make his Casa debut!  While he has lived all over the U.S., from Alaska to NYC, Jayson is originally from Indiana and has lived in NYC for the last 15 years.  Jayson started acting in high school and hasn’t looked back… Read more »

Devin Berg in Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story

Devin Berg in Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story image

Starring in the ensemble, Devin Berg joins the cast of Buddy.   From Southlake, TX, Devin was a choir kid who decided to try out for a musical during her senior year of high school. “The rest is history!”  Devin describes one of her favorite roles, “I was in a production of Dave Malloy’s Ghost Quartet this past summer that… Read more »

Cheryl Allison returns as “Vi Petty”

Cheryl Allison returns as “Vi Petty” image

Cheryl Allison returns to the stage at Casa Mañana to play Vi Petty in Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story.  Born at Harris Hospital in Fort Worth and raised in Dallas, Cheryl is certainly close to home for this run. She gives credit to her parents for her love of performing, who were both music majors in college. Her mother… Read more »

Trisha Jefferey in The Buddy Holly Story

Trisha Jefferey in The Buddy Holly Story image

In her Casa debut, Trisha Jeffrey joins the cast of Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story.  Trisha is originally from the Bronx, NY; a born and raised, first-generation American in her family from Jamaican parents.  Acting has long been a talent of Trisha’s. She began acting because a family friend from church mentioned an afterschool arts program… Read more »

Taylor Rodriguez stars in Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story

Taylor Rodriguez stars in Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story image

In his first show under the Dome, Taylor Rodriguez joins the talented cast of Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story as “Ritchie Valens.”  From Lynchburg, VA, Taylor has always loved acting. “I didn’t start really taking a full interest until 10th grade when my theatrical director from school recruited me to audition for Lend Me a Tenor. After that, I took… Read more »

Matt Allen returns to the Dome to star as “Hipockets Duncan”

Matt Allen returns to the Dome to star as “Hipockets Duncan” image

Matt Allen returns to Casa Mañana as “Hipockets Duncan” in Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story. Originally from Jerseyville, IL, Matt got his start in acting in the 7th grade. Dance classes landed him a role in West Side Story his freshmen year of high school, and he’s been hooked ever since!  When asked about his “big break” Matt replied, “I broke my thumb this summer and had… Read more »

Steve Gagliastro stars as “Norman Petty”

Steve Gagliastro stars as “Norman Petty” image

Originally from Worcester, Massachusetts, Steve Gagliastro returns to Texas to star as “Norman Petty” in Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story.   Around the time of 5th grade, Gags (he says he doesn’t remember anyone ever calling him Steve) began to study acting and continued throughout high school. After a brief hiatus in college to earn his Bachelor of Music Education from The University of Massachusetts, Amherst, he returned… Read more »

Andy Christopher Returns to Casa as “Buddy Holly”

Andy Christopher Returns to Casa as “Buddy Holly” image

Andy Christopher returns to the Dome to star as “Buddy Holly” in Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story for the second time.  Andy was born in Houston, TX, but spent the most time in Bullard and Lubbock. He has no problem playing the rock n’ roll legend from Lubbock, TX; in a rather interesting turn of events, a friend took him to audition… Read more »