Biography as it appears in the BEAUTY and the BEAST playbill (spring 2018):

MAKENA TINGLE (Tango Tap Dancer, Ensemble) is thrilled to be back with ACTORS inc after playing Jane Banks in their production of Mary Poppins last year. She’s very excited to put her dancing shoes on for this very fun show. In addition to Mary Poppins, she has performed in numerous musicals including Shrek and Peter Pan with Open Door Theater. Makena has been taking voice lessons for the past 5 years and she has been enjoying private acting/dancing lessons for the last year as well. She also enjoys playing sports including soccer and basketball. She would like to thank her family and friends for their constant support, Corinne Hickey for always believing in her, and her acting/dancing/voice coaches for their guidance.

Makena Tingle