Annalise Casciano is a 20 year old college student minoring in theatre. She has been studying theatre for about ten years and has took a countless number of dance, singing, and acting classes. She participated in musicals and plays throughout middle school and high school, where she was given the position of Student Director. She continues to do theatre around Buffalo including in both community and professional theaters. Her favorite roles she has played include Audrey in Little Shop of Horrors and her upcoming role of Stuart Little in Stuart Little at the Lancaster Opera House. Annalise's life has been shaped by the many theatre directors and teachers she has had throughout her life. She hopes to help students build their confidence on and off stage by sharing her experience and encouraging them along the way. She strongly believes everyone deserves a chance in the spotlight.