Meet the Team
of Character Visits 4 U consists of skilled, seasoned actors trained in various areas from professional theatre, to improv, to childcare services. You can be sure that the cast member in attendance at your event will provide a quality, polished experience that everyone will enjoy. Click on each cast members' picture to learn a bit about them!
Presley is a junior at Hendersonville High School, where she is apart of the musical theater program and select chamber choir. She’s performed with Hendersonville Performing Arts Company, School of Fine Arts, HHS and with her church worship team. She has portrayed Elsa in Frozen, Annie in Annie, and Donkey in Shrek to name a few. She enjoys singing, dancing, playing guitar, DisneyWorld, and playing with all of her furry friends. She can’t wait to make magic with her princess friends!
Katie soon graduates from Lipscomb University as a Musical Theatre BFA. She hopes to obtain a Master’s degree in Child Studies/Psychology. Credits: Bright Star, Godspell, She Loves Me (Lipscomb University); Inherit the Wind (Nashville Rep); Richard II, Midsummer Night’s Dream (NSF); She has also participated in studies at the SENSE Lab at Vanderbilt Kennedy Center. She is so proud to be making magic and creating memories at CV4U with both the guests she meets and with her fellow cast members.
Daysha is an actress, dancer and singer who loves stepping onto the stage. As a musical theater arts major at Lipscomb University, she is passionate about making smiles and taking others into a world where everyone is special. While looking forward to helping others have a magical day Daysha is proud to be working with CV4U to make sure dreams come true.
A student at Lipscomb University, Easton is studying musical theatre, directing, and design. He is CV4U's graphic designer, Event Co-Coordinator, and Co-Artistic Director of the Castle of Villains event.
Elijah has been a part of CV4U since 2014. He enjoys history, music theory, Spanish, and long walks on the beach.
Elizabeth is the proud owner of CV4U. Since 2014, she has loved every event she's gotten to share with countless families across Middle TN. She is also involved in theatre, and past roles include: Eponine in "Les Misérables" (HPAC), Babette in "Beauty and the Beast" (YAB), and Beggar Woman in "Sweeney Todd" (RCP). Elizabeth is studying Theatre Education at Lipscomb University. Being a part of this cast/family is a dream come true; she can't wait create new, magical memories with you!
Cleo is a senior at Hendersonville High School. She enjoys singing & performing! She is the vice president of the HHS Select Chamber Choir. She also has previously been seen in shows at her high school including, “Nice Work If You Can Get It,” “Mary Poppins,” and “Wind In The Willows.” She is thrilled to be part of CV4U and is super excited to start making magic.
Emma is a passionate storyteller, performer, and magic maker! Credits include: Evelyn in Kindertransport (LU), ensemble in Rigoletto (Nash. Opera), Jo in Little Women (RCP). Recording credits include: Mrs. Banks (Mary Poppins JR), Billie (Nice Work...SE), and Vi Moore (Footloose SE). In addition to performing with CV4U, she also serves as the costume godmother of the company. One of her greatest passions is bringing joy to children, and she has loved every minute of her work with CV4U!
Actor/athlete Christian plans to attend Liberty University for both football and theatre. His past theatrical roles include Nathan Detroit in “Guys and Dolls”, Claudio in “Much Ado About Nothing”, and Jimmy in “Thoroughly Modern Millie".
Emma Perkins is an nineteen year old singer, dancer, and actress who has dedicated her whole life to story telling and building community through musical theatre. Coming from a tightly knit family, one of Emma’s largest passions is working with and creating magic for children of all ages. After over ten years of training in the arts, she is beyond excited to be fusing her ambitions with the wonderful mission of CV4U!
Michaela is a junior at Hendersonville High and is so excited to participate in this magic making! She has previously been seen in shows at HPAC and her high school, and is a member of the Hendersonville High select chamber choir. Michaela truly is so thankful for this opportunity!
Avery Stenzel is a Junior at Beech High School who loves singing, performing, and acting. Recent roles include Sophie in Mamma Mia, Mary Poppins in Mary Poppins Jr., and Elsa in Frozen Jr. Not only does she love doing theater, but also enjoys singing on the worship team at her church. She considers it a huge honor to be part of CV4U; it has changed her life. She wants to encourage every little princess or prince to follow their heart. You are all beautifully and wonderfully made. (Psalms 139:14)
Ella is a graduate of Nashville School of the Arts where she majored in Dance and Choreography. Ella teaches Ballet, Jazz, Lyrical, and Musical Theater technique classes and choreographs dance performances for a wide range of dancers. Ella loves getting to work with children and experiencing the joy and light they bring to the world. Ella is so thrilled and honored to bring magic through these beloved characters!
Hannah West is University School of Nashville senior with a passion for Musical Theatre. She has been performing since she was 2 and is excited to keep pursuing it in the future! Credits include Paulette (Legally Blonde), Daisy (Side Show), and Sylvia (All Shook Up). Recording credits include Gramma Tala (Moana Jr.) and Sister Mary Lazarus (Sister Act Jr.). Hannah is incredibly honored to be a part of the C4U team and to be given the chance bring these characters to life!