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    EDEN ARTHOFER

    Owner

    Team Leader/Character

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    Eden Arthofer, mezzo-soprano, began her musical training, at age nine, at Brenda & Jerry's Music and Entertainment Center in Bath, Pennsylvania, her hometown. She was also the first child, at age ten, to have performed on stage at her home church, House On The Rock Family Church in Wind Gap, Pennsylvania. Eden took lessons in multiple dance theories starting at age four, including : Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Lyrical, and Gymnastics. In 2010 Eden and her family made a great move to San Antonio, Texas! There she began searching for a new coach and started her first performing arts training along with dance, and vocals at The Performing Arts Of San Antonio with Vaughn Taylor and Paul Tinder. She also trained privately with actor, Lance Camarillo, and vocalist/vocal coach, Roberta Morales and vocalist/vocal coach, Timothy Birt. She also released a self-titled EP with the help of her father in February of 2019 which she was very proud of. Currently, Eden is planning a big move in early 2020 to Colorado Springs to begin a new adventure with her husband in the Army. She is sad to be leaving the TSPSA as a physical figure but will continue to run the company from afar while passing on the manager position to Tristyn Hollander. Eden has high hopes that her staff will work together to grow and keep making dreams come true for the children of San Antonio for years  to come!

  • TRISTYN HOLLANDER

    Manager/Character

    Since November 2019

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    This is Tristyn. She is a second generation singer and sister with a strong penchant for acting and dancing. She loves working with kids and practicing her presence as a princess with her own little sister. In the near future, Tristyn plans on studying at UTSA, perfecting her craft as a performer and working alongside Eden as a manager on The Singing Princess of SA staff. With great enthusiasm, she looks forward to working with you!
     

  • THEA PETERSON

    Senior Character

    Since July 2015

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    Bio coming soon!

  • LAUREN CAMPION

    Character

    Since August 2018

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    Lauren Campion, soprano, is absolutely thrilled to be a part of The Singing Princess of San Antonio. Her decision to work with this company as a princess is due to her passion for performing and her love for children. Lauren graduated summa cum laude from the North East School of the Arts and is currently attending classes at the University of Texas at San Antonio. In the year of 2016, she received a 5,000 dollar scholarship from the Joci Awards for receiving first place in the Vocal category. Lauren has been in several neighborhood theatre productions in San Antonio and is thankful for every opportunity she gets to perform onstage. Her most significant roles from these productions include Emma Carew from Jekyll and Hyde, Inga from Young Frankenstein, and Bet in Oliver! Lauren has been taking vocal lessons since the age of seven and is constantly working to better herself as a perfomer in voice, dance, and acting. Since she has been inspired by princess movies from such a young age, having the opportunity to bring the royal magic to many children in San Antonio is a blessing beyond compare. 

  • ASHLEY MARKGRAF

    Character

    Since August 2019

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    Ashley Markgraf, soprano, is thrilled to be a part of The Singing Princess of San Antonio. Originally from Boerne, Tx she found her love for performing at a very young age. She has been dancing since she was 3 and has studied all forms of dance – tap, ballet, jazz, modern, etc. She pursued her BFA in Musical Theatre from Abilene Christian University (’13) where she also participated in local Abilene theater. Her final semester of college, she travelled to the big apple to continue her studies, taking classes with current and former Broadway performers/directors/producers, and taking dance classes at Broadway Dance Center. Upon graduating, she relocated to Dallas, Tx where she immersed herself fully into the local theater scene and was involved in many productions. Some of her favorites include Pippin, Sweet Charity, Chicago, Carrie the Musical, Legally Blonde, Steel Magnolias, A Chorus Line, 42nd Street, and many more. While she was in Dallas she was part of another Princess company, Happily Ever Parties, and thoroughly enjoys bringing the magic to children everywhere! She loves to sing anything, including all types of country music, musical theatre, pop/rock, and of course, every single princess song. She is available to learn songs upon request and will embrace any challenge!

  • ALLY REYNOLDS

    Character

    Since January 2020

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    Ally Reynolds has a passion for traditional princess musicals and has from a young age. She has been featured in numerous ones including: Ariel in The Little Mermaid, Cinderella in Into The Woods, and Belle in Beauty and The Beast. She has volunteered in her church day care, worked as a babysitter, and has a younger sister. After college, she plans on pursuing a career on Broadway.

  • ANA DELANEY

    Character

    Since 2017

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    Ana has a both a passion for the arts and a passion for spreading happiness. She finds fulfillment in catering to parties and sharing her love of music through the characters in our company. She also loves to babysit which she has been doing since she was in middle school. She has been requested to sing at weddings and events and has also been a lead actress in several short films. She’s currently studying for an associates in theatre and dreams of singing on Broadway.

  • KATELYNN SCHLOTFELDT

    Character

    Since 2016

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    Katelynn is a nurse and a new mommy to a precious baby boy. She has been a nanny, babysitter, Sunday school teacher and a daycare worker. Katelynn has a strong passion for making children happy and using her natural vocal talent for whatever good it can bring!

  • DAWN FOLSOM

    Character

    Since March 2019

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    Dawn is a proud mother of five with a love for children! With a growing passion for fitness and health, she has been a real superhero in the San Antonio community. When she is not working or spending time with family, Dawn loves to take on the role of Captain Marvel and show her true inner SuperMom.

  • LARRY PLEAKE

    Character

    Since December 2017

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    Larry is always honored to work for The Singing Princess of SA during the most wonderful time of the year - Christmas! With a long running reputation of portraying Santa Clause along with his volunteer work, he has all of the qualities of being the big guy himself. Larry is a family man who not only cares for his immediate family but welcomes anyone in with his joyous nature and loving personality. He loves his church, Brazen Grace, with a passion and even volunteers as Santa on the Sunday before Christmas for all to enjoy. The Singing Princess of SA has welcomed Larry, not only into their business family but also into the owners' personal family as Eden's father-in-law! He will be the Santa of San Antonio for years to come.

  • DEREK BACEROTT

    Character

    Since March 2019

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    Derek Bacerott is a performer who is excited to be a member of The Singing Princess of San Antonio! He currently attends Northwest Vista College, pursing Drama. Having performed in “The Wiggles” at Six Flags Fiesta Texas, as well as being a current performer at Sea World San Antonio, where he has sung in “Shamu’s Christmas Miracles” at Shamu Stadium, he enjoys bringing passion through the art of singing, acting, and dancing. Derek appreciates the creative process that is involved in expressing many forms of art, and he continues to look to inspire through theater and performing arts.
     

  • WILLIAM CHAPMAN

    Team Leader/Performer

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    William J. Chapman began his music career by auditioning for the United States Army Band upon graduation in New Mexico.  William was accepted and completed the Nations Armed Forces School of Music in Norfolk, Virginia, where he specialized in trumpet. He served in the army while stationed at Fort Stewart Georgia and Fort Huachuca Arizona. After six years of service with an honorable discharge, William embarked on his post-secondary education by studying and graduating with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree specializing in vocal performance from the University of Mary-Hardin Baylor. Upon graduation Mr. Chapmans career began to quickly advance as he acquired various top standings in vocal competitions and placed as a graduate entry in the National Association of Teachers in Singing Competition for two years in a row. William made his East coast debut with the Atlantic Coast Operas inaugural season performing as Alfred in Johan Strausss Die Fledermaus.  Mr. Chapman has performed as a principle artist in La Boheme Tosca, and Il Pagliacci for the San Antonio Opera.  William Chapman has also served as the artist in residence with the San Antonio Three Tenors". Mr. Chapman has performed in major concert events internationally and across the United States including a Concert recital for the International Chopin society, A Gala concert for the Governor of Naples Italy, and Recital performances for the Music Society of Guadalajara Mexico. William has continued to grow and expand his range as he most recently debuted in his first Mozart opera playing the part of Tamino in The Magic Flute with the Corpus Christi Opera.  William Chapman brings a fresh, distinctive voice to the opera world that has been described as rare and intoxicating by musicians and opera lovers alike.   My Story      Upon High School graduation in Las Cruces, NM, I auditioned for the United States Army Band. I was accepted and while in military service to my country I completed the Nations Armed Forces School of Music in Norfolk Virginia specializing in Trumpet. I served in the army for six years and fulfilled my duty while stationed at Fort Stewart Georgia and Fort Huachuca Arizona. As time for my Army career came to a close I began to search my heart to identify the direction that God had for my life. After prayer and careful consideration I chose to attend the University of Mary Hardin Baylor in Belton, Texas to pursue a degree in church music. It was at this time that my musical world was aroused to a new direction. I had grown as a musician and vocal artist singing tenor. As my academic career has launched forward I have acquired various top standings in vocal competitions and for two consecutive years I have placed in the top percent in the National Association of Teachers in Singing and have finished in the top division in the graduate entries. It was also at this time that I met Rebecca, my friend at the time and now she is my beautiful wife. I could have never asked for a greater talent in my life than what God has bestowed upon me through the gift of singing. As I proceed in my musical studies it has been revealed to me that singing through a classically trained voice requires one to sing with heart, mind and soul. This discipline closely aligns with Gods purpose in service to him and humanity. With this concept in mind I offer my best in a form that goes beyond words because music speaks to the soul where speech alone cannot communicate. I give my all through singing as I give to the creator my utmost of heart, mind, body, and soul. I experience a direct correlation between the call to honor God with the best I have to offer and my passion for performing and singing opera as a real calling in my life. 

  • TIMOTHY BIRT

    Senior Team Leader/Performer

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    Timothy Birt is a talent on the rise, with his agile, lyric voice, his charming good looks and alluring stage presence he exemplifies the romantic leading tenor. Recent performances include Joe in Randal Thompson’s Mother of Us All, Count Almaviva in Il Barbiere di Siviglia at Ashlawn Opera Festival,  Elvino in La Sonnambula for Salt Marsh Opera,  and Don Ramiro in La Cenerentola for Sparkling City Light Opera. Other career highlights in the 2010/11 season include, Rodolfo in La Boheme with South Texas Lyric Opera, Nadir in Les Peêcheurs de Perles with Opera in the Heights and Ralph Rackstraw in H.M.S. Pinafore with San Antonio Opera. In 2009 Birt debuted with South Texas Lyric Opera as Il Duca di Mantua in Rigoletto and also performed the role of Des Grieux in Manon there to great critical acclaim. He sang at New York City’s Teatro Grattacielo in Wolf-Ferrari’s I Gioielli della Madonna and in Calgi, Italy he sang Dr. Cajus in Falstaff for Professional Advantage. In 2008 he appeared with San Antonio Opera as El Remendado in Carmen and Prince Yamadori in Madama Butterfly, as well as also making a successful debut with the Opera Theater of Lakeland as Conte Almaviva in Il Barbiere di Siviglia.

    Active as a concert soloist, this year he will be returning to South Texas Lyric Opera to reprise the role of Obadiah in Mendelssohn’s Elijah. In February 2010 he made his Carnegie Hall debut as the tenor soloist in Dewi Sant by Arwel Hughes.