Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Joselle Reyes ’21, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s BFA Program in Musical Theatre Performance, has the lead role of Ariel in Disney’s The Little Mermaid, presented by Music Theater Works June 2 through 26 at the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts in Skokie.
The show’s cast also includes Columbia College alums Jennifer Ledesma ’16, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s BA Program in Musical Theatre, and Chase Infiniti ’22, a graduate of the Musical Theatre Performance BFA program. Ledesma plays Andrina; Infiniti plays Arista and also understudies Reyes as Ariel. The theatre is located at 9501 Skokie Blvd. in the northern Chicago suburb of Skokie. For tickets, click here.
Reyes, who came to Columbia from her home in the island of Saipan in the Northern Mariana Islands, was featured in a Columbia College Salute to 2021 Graduates feature, in which she was asked: Do you have any advice for current students? Her answer: