Arvada Center Blog

“Legally Blonde” Cast Has Been Called To Order

The Arvada Center Artistic Producer, Rod A. Lansberry has announced the cast for Legally Blonde, The Musical and rehearsals are under way!

Perfectly pink and infused with fun, fashion and frivolity, this delightful musical comedy follows the academic adventures of Elle Woods, a blonde sorority darling, who turns “stereo types” upside down, as she heads to Harvard Law School to win back her boyfriend, a big case, and our hearts. Don’t miss this Broadway hit produced right here in Colorado by the Arvada Center’s award winning creative team.
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Legally Blonde, The Musical is part of the Arvada Center’s celebrated Summer at the Center Series and proudly sponsored by Exempla Lutheran Medical Center.

The show runs June 12 – July 1, 2012 in the Main Stage Theater.  For more information click here to purchase tickets or call 720-898-7200.

Partnering for Pets

Arvada Center is proud to partner with Foothills Animal Shelter for the casting of “Bruiser” and “Rufus” in “Legally Blonde, The Musical”

Foothills Animal Shelter is a true resource for the pet community. The large Golden facility, located near 6th Avenue on the Jefferson County Fairgrounds, cares for nearly 10,000 orphaned pets each year. In addition to pet adoption, services such as low-cost spaying and neutering, vaccinations, dog licensing, microchipping and dog training are also offered. For more information and to see all of the adoptable pets, visit

Producer Rod Lansberry cuddles cast member
“Bruiser” from Foothills Animal Shelter

Meet & Greet

The Cast and Crew “Meet & Greet” took place on Tuesday, May 22 where cast members and crew members gather to meet and start the first rehearsal.

View our slideshow on Facebook to see the cast members and some of their first days in rehearsal. You do not need a Facebook account to view the images.

Videos To View

Hayley Podschun as Elle and Curt Hansen as Warner practice with Musical Director David Nehls on Day 1

Dance Audition Call Backs for Legally Blonde at Arvada Center

The Cast

The principal cast features:

  • Hayley Podschun (Elle Woods)
  • Norrell Moore (Vivienne Kensington)
  • Sarah Rex (Paulette)
  • Molly Tynes (Brooke Wyndham)
  • Amanda Earls (Enid)
  • Julia Perrotta (Margot)
  • Heather Doris (Serena)
  • Aisha Jackson (Pilar)
  • Curt Hansen (Warner Huntington lll)
  • Brett Ambler (Emmett Forrest)
  • Jeffrey Roark (Professor CallahanEnsemble members are
  • Allegra Rose Edwards
  • Emily Luhrs
  • Stephanie Nelson
  • Stephanie Park
  • Katlin Thistle
  • Katie Ulrich
  • Ben Dicke
  • Randy Dierkes
  • Joel Domenico
  • Rikki James
  • Matt LaFontaine
  • Jonathan D. Lovitz
  • Andrew Russell
  • Hayden Stanes
  • Johnny Stewart
  • Markus Warren
  • P. Tucker Worley.

In addition to director Gavin Mayer, the creative team includes David Nehls (musical director), Kitty Skillman Hilsabeck (choreographer), Brian Mallgrave (scene design), Tonya Moake Neely (light design) and Steve Stevens (sound design). The Arvada Center welcomes back costume designer Mondo Guerra recent winner of “Project Runway All Stars 2012”. Mondo designed costumes for the Arvada Center’s hit musical Hairspray in Summer 2011.

Silken Honey-Tongued Reviews for “Twelfth Night” Hath Arrived!

Didst Thy Silken Honey-Tongued Reviews for Twelfth Night creep into thine eyes?

Reviewers are loving the bawdy, complex and hilarious “Twelfth Night”  – a collaboration between Colorado Shakespeare Festival and Arvada Center

David Marlowe

Geoffrey Kent and Kate Berry in “Twelfth Night”

“Philip C. Sneed has cast Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night” impeccably and peppered it with delicious landmines of laughter”- David Marlowe, Marlowe’s Musings
May 6, 2012

Beki Pineda

“…this production brings one of Shakespeare’s best comedies to glorious life.” – Beki Pineda, Boulder Magazine
May 7, 2012

Mile High Gay Guy

“Brilliant acting…great praise for Phillip Sneed’s direction” – , May 8, 2012

Denver Post

“3 out of 4 stars” – Lisa Kennedy, Denver Post, May 11, 2012

Aurora Sentinel

“a stellar cast…3 1/2 stars out of 4 stars” – Adam Goldstein, Aurora Sentinel, May 11, 2012

Summit Daily

“plenty of fun…highly capable cast” – Alex Miller, Summit Daily, May 3, 2012