Meet the Cast!

Ethan Barajas


Ethan Barajas is an eleventh grader at New Holstein High School. This is his second show with PAE, and is very excited to be a part of the show once again. His favorite song in the show is "Frost on the Moon." Ethan's favorite part of being in PAE is being able to learn and practice performing with talented people with similar interests! 

Samantha Grebe


Samantha's favorite tune this year is "Zat you Santa Clause" and says that her favorite part of working with PAE is being surrounded by all these wonderfully talented humans.

Paul Hammes


This is Paul's first Winter season but you have seen him in PAE'S past two summer seasons! His favorite show numbers include Last Night (I Went out with Santa Claus) and Santa Claus Got Stuck in my Chimney. He is overjoyed to be back with PAE for a new season, and hopes you enjoy A Big Band Christmas! 

Gabbi Hanlon


Gabbi is a senior at Marian University studying Nursing and Psychology who is excited to back for her fifth show with PAE. During the holidays, you’ll find her celebrating Gabbuka, eating too many cookies, or hanging out with over 100 nutcrackers she’s collected over the years. She’d like to give a special shout out to her awesome directors, Zach, her family, and her bernedoodle, Paisley.

Ashley Hernandez


Ashley is excited to be returning for her third Christmas show with PAE! Zat You Santa Clause has been a long time favorite of hers and that, paired with the opportunity to be challenged, learn, and grow with these wonderful humans are favorite parts of performing with PAE.

Lizzie Hoch


This is Lizzie’s fifth show with PAE, but her very first Christmas show! She is so excited to be able to work with the young cast, as well as her good friends from past years to spread Christmas cheer for everyone! It has been a wonderful experience to watch everyone grow and bond through another season of singing. 

Andrew Hoepfner


This is Andrew’s fourth show with PAE. He is a senior at St.Mary’s Springs Academy in Fond du Lac. He enjoys baking and creating art in many different platforms. His favorite song in the show would definitely be ‘Zat you Santa Claus?. He wants to thank his family for being so supportive. He hopes you have a very Merry Christmas!

Emma Holzmann


Emma Holzmann is thrilled to be back for her sixth show with PAE! She is currently a senior at SMSA. She would like to thank the incredible cast, directors, and her family for being extremely supportive throughout this amazing experience. She would also like to give shoutouts to anyone who carpooled with her or let her stay the night after long practices! 

Abby Marcus


Abigail is ecstatic to be back with PAE for A Big Band Christmas, as her second show with PAE! You may have seen her summer 2018 in Body Movin’!! Outside of this show, you can find her in Green Bay studying music education at UWGB! Abby’s favorite part of this show was to be able to be back with PAE working with some of her favorite people, meeting new favorite people, and having the opportunity to work with all the kids! Her favorite song in the show is Holiday Lament!! 

Katya Martin Del Campo


Katya Martin Del Campo is a senior at New Holstein High School. This is her first Christmas show with PAE, and she is super excited to perform with kids and a live band! She will be going to Columbia College Chicago next year to pursue music business. Katya hopes you enjoy the show and gain some Christmas spirit! 

Avery Fieber


This is Avery's second show with PAE and she wants you to know her favorite song this year is "Gettin in the Mood for Christmas!“

Vivian Herschberg


This is Vivian's first shown with PAE and she thinks you'll enjoy the song Grown Up Christmas list like she does i because of the cool harmonies. 

Olivia Meyer


Bella Schrage


This is Bella's third Christmas season with PAE! Bella'sfavorite tunes this year are Boogie Woogie Santa Clause because she likes the dance and beat of it, and 'Christmas Night in Harlem.

Brianna Schueller


Sophie Skrepenski


Michael Stephan


Kailey Williams


Emilee Wirtz


Ava Schueller (SWING/ENSEMBLE)


Meet Ava Schueller! This is Ava's second show with PAE! Ava's favorite song this season is Boogie Woogie Santa Clause!



This is Emma's first show with PAE and Cool Yule is is one of her favorite tunes in the show. She says it’s really fun to dance to and she also likes Swingin’ Them Jingle Bells because it’s funny.


Nicole Solis


Kevin Flood


Jessica Schrage