Jeorgi has been performing since the age five and has performed in multiple commercials, films, regional theater, and Off-Broadway. She recently graduated from Fairleigh Dickinson University with her BA in Theater Arts: Acting. Some of her favorite theatrical credits would include Beauty and the Beast (Silly Girl), Little Women (Beth March), Trelawny of the Wells (Rose Trelawny), Seussical The Musical (Gertrude), Young Frankenstein (Inga), and Hairspray (Amber). When not performing, Jeorgi enjoys working as a professional teaching artist, choreographer, and assistant director for local schools and professional theater companies. This past year, Jeorgi choreographed Annie Warbucks Off- Broadway at the Signature Theater and Assistant Directed the world premiere show, Dance Divas Nutcracker Off- Broadway at Theater Row. Invite an Enchanted Princess has given Jeorgi the opportunity to combine her love of performing and teaching as she loves to be able to make boys and girls dreams come true.
Jenna Cormey (24) is a Magna Cum Laude graduate from Fairleigh Dickinson University (Florham Campus), where she double majored in Theater Arts (Musical Theater) and Communications (Multimedia Journalism). She is currently touring the Northeast, South and Midwest with TheatreWorks USA in their children's musical Dragons Love Tacos and Other Stories. Tickets are available here: http://www.theatreworksusa.org/class_trips.cfm
Before performing professionally, Jenna served as an Assistant Director at Kittatinny Regional High School (Newton, NJ) for the Jr. High and High School theatrical productions for many years. She has also worked as a performer at Busch Gardens (Tampa, FL) where she served as an Elf for Santa Claus himself and experienced working with children of all backgrounds and capacities. Jenna has worked with Invite an Enchanted Princess and Friends since May of 2015 and absolutely LOVES her job.
Theater credits include: Dragons Love Tacos and Other Stories [Spring 2018 National Tour] (Chicken and others), In Love With The Arrow Collar Man[NYC] (Phyllis Frederic and others), Animal Story [New York New Works Theatre Festival] (Hyena/Sheep), TRUFFLES [NYC] (Beatrice), Little Women (Meg March), She Loves Me (Amalia Balash), Hairspray (Amber Von Tussle), Merrily We Roll Along (Gussie Carnegie), RENT (Mrs. Cohen/Alexi Darling),Oklahoma! (Ado Annie), Urinetown: The Musical (Hope Cladwell), The Pajama Game, Spring Awakening (Ilse), Legally Blonde: The Musical (Elle Woods).
Stephanie Turci's previous credits include Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at The State Theater of NJ, Sunset Boulevard at Plays in the Park, Murder Ballad (Sarah) at the Cabaret Theater, My Fair Lady (Eliza) at West Morris Central High School, and Fiddler on the Roof (Hodel) At the Chester Theater Company. She has also performed in cabarets at 54 Below, Don't Tell Mamas, and, most recently, the songs of Ryan Scott Oliver at the Cutting Room in NYC.
Coming from musical theatre parents who met while doing a show, Olivia has been performing her entire life. Residing in Andover, New Jersey, Olivia has performed from regional theratres to Broadway to the West End. Olivia additionally teaches dance classes and has choreographed several musicals.
Favorite prior credits include A Chorus Line (Diana Morales,) Once on This Island (Ti Moune,) King Charles III ( Kate Middleton,) Little Mermaid (Ariel,) and Wizard of Oz ( Dorothy.)
When not performing, Olivia works in an Emergency Room and is applying to physician's assistant schools. In her spare time, Olivia loves running, hiking, and is allergic to everything.
Gira Derise-Weaver is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania with a BA in Theatre Arts, and has been singing and dancing her entire life. She has performed professionally at the New York Renaissance Faire in Tuxedo, NY as both a Gypsy and the Mayor’s daughter, honing her improvisational skills. She is a currently a musical theater performer, director, and choreographer throughout northern New Jersey. She has directed the Childrens’ Theater production at CDC Theatre in Cranford New Jersey, and is also the resident choreographer for their Young Artist Program, most recently choreographing "Footloose" and "Grease."
Christiana Alicante is currently a sophomore BFA Theatre Performance major at Kean University. She was last seen in Kean Theatre Conservatory’s production of Marisol (HomelessPerson/Muslim Woman). Other previous credits include: Flash, Float, Fall (Woman 2), An Alternate Approach (Narrator), Four Seasons (Chen Chi), Bring It On (Nautica), and Seussical (Gertrude McFuzz). Special thanks to her friends and family for all their constant love and support, as well as Lisa and Stewart for this wonderful opportunity. Christiana is very happy to be a part of the Invite An Enchanted Princess family and hopes to make others smile!
Christian majored in Theatre Studies at Montclair State University. Now besides acting in various community theaters and a few children's productions, Christian works as a teacher's assistant and One-On-One aid at a number of local elementary and high schools. Christian is honored to be a part of Invite An Enchanted Princess, and to be a part of a team with great people.
Ashley Gartside (18) is currently dual enrolled as a senior at Morris County School of Technology, and a freshman at the County College of Morris. During high school she studied Multimedia and Theater in the Academy for Visual and Performing Arts. She enjoyed being a part of many high school productions and singing at various open microphones in the Northern New Jersey area. She is now a paid singer and musician at restaurants in Morris county area such as Mama's Cafe Baci, and The Lakehouse. Ashley performs in worship teams at her church multiple times a month, and sometimes weekly. Ashley loves her job as a piano, guitar, and vocal teacher at Robbies Music City and, of course, her job at Invite an Enchanted Princess. She aspires to go to college in Memphis Tennessee with a major in Modern Music Worship Leadership.
Ellie was one of our first Princesses and is our first Princess Emeritus, we wish her well wherever she goes and you are sure to see her next on Broadway and on the silver screen. There is nothing that she cannot do with her combination of talent and acting ability and we remain some of her biggest fans. In sports you "retire" a jersey of those truly exceptional players. For Ellie we figuratively retire her tiara and expect to see great things from her burgeoning career.
Lexie recently realized a lifelong dream of becoming a pediatric nurse at one of NJ top hospitals. Her sunny disposition and dedication to providing the best performance for her young princesses made her a true joy to work with and we wish her well in her career. We add her to the grown ranks of truly outstanding princess emeriti.
Stephanie is now a triple threat actress/director/singer, based in NYC