Heather Jean Chavez - Actor:
Heather Chavez is thrilled to be apart of the 2016 Spring tour of the Rideout Healthy Kids Team; she is a Yuba-Sutter native, a Marysville Charter Academy Alumni and has been involved in many community performances and outreach projects. Heather was winner of the 2011 Way, Way, Way Off Broadway Scholarship, and the Rotary Club of Yuba City Scholarship for the Performing Arts. Most recently, Heather’s studies took her to the Los Angeles area, where she performed as a Lyra Aerialist in the Fullerton College production of Twelfth Night. Heather became a member of the musical theatre performers of Fullerton College Marquee Singer and Dancers, as well as serving as a Theatre Arts Ambassador in the Orange County area.
Some of Heather’s favorite roles have included Janet Van De Graaff in The Drowsy Chaperone, Princess Fiona in Shrek: The Musical, and Amalia Balash in She Loves Me! Heather is a committed supporter of the arts within the Yuba-Sutter Community, and is active in our health and fitness community as well. In the Fall of 2016 Heather plans to attend an East Coast college or university to pursue her B.F.A in Musical Theatre.
Heather Jean is honored and eager to share her passion for the arts and living a healthy active life with our wonderful children and adolescents.
Elizabeth Hastey – Actor
Born and raised in the Yuba-Sutter area, Beth began performing at an early age; she has been in musical productions at Yuba City High School for the past ten years, and had the opportunities to play the roles of Rizzo in Grease! and Golde in Fiddler on the Roof. Beth has been a cast member of the Yuba Sutter Arts and Sutter Performing Arts Association APPLAUSE benefit series, as well as Bah Humbug! YSPAF’s annual New Year’s show. Beth is currently enrolled at Yuba College as a music major, performs with the Concert Band and Chamber Choir, as well as the Yuba Sutter Symphony, with which she will perform for the fourth year as a soloist in the Young Artist Showcase. In July 2016, Beth will be named president of the South Yuba County Sunrise Rotary Club. Beth is honored to be working with the Rideout Healthy Kids crew and is looking forward to promoting healthy habits to our community!
Alexandria Mazerolle - Actor/Asst. Tour Manager: As a singer, dancer, and actor, Alexandria Mazerolle is no stranger to the stage or to local audiences - she has performed in musicals and stage plays, acted and sung in live radio dramas, opened baseball games with the National Anthem and otherwise showcased her talents in community events for over 18 years. Born and raised in Marysville, Alexandria graduated from Marysville Charter Academy for the Arts in 2009, received an A.A in Psychology and an A.A in Social and Behavioral Sciences from Yuba College, and just recently graduated from California State University Sacramento with her B.A in Mass Communications. Alexandria studied acting at John Robert Powers, received multiple awards on Yuba College’s Speech Team, and has performed in many live shows ranging from Pinocchio to The 1940’s Radio Hour. Alexandria was Miss Teen Yuba-Sutter 2005-2006, California State Teen Ambassadress 2006-2007, and Miss Yuba-Sutter 2009-2010. Alexandria has recently moved to Sacramento and is working at Fox 40 News as an assignment editor. Know a good story? Send it her way! Alex has always enjoyed being active in her community and is honored to be a part of the Rideout Healthy Kids Team. She is looking forward to tour number 6!
Candee Jensen-Parker Growing up in Yuba-Sutter, Candee Jensen-Parker has been dancing since she was four years old with various dance studios, including Foy's Dance Studio and Jacque's Dance Expressions of Yuba City. Candee graduated from Yuba City High School where she cheered on the Honkers as a varsity cheerleader and went on to an Associate's Degree in Music at Yuba College, finishing her formal education at the University of California, Davis where she received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Dramatic Art. While studying at Davis, Candee was a member of the UC Davis award winning Dance Team. After graduating from UC Davis, Candee completed an entertainment internship at Walt Disney World, Florida. Candee has held the jobs of choreographer, director and actor for many plays in the Yuba-Sutter community and was honored with the "Don Award" at the ninth annual Way, Way, Way Off Broadway. Candee has received numerous honors for her work in theatre, including two Leading Actor and a Choreography Elly Award Nominations, as well as an Irene Ryan Acting Scholarship nomination from the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival for her role in the U.S. premiere of The Lady in the Van. Candee also represented the Yuba-Sutter community as Miss Yuba-Sutter 2002/2003 and Miss California State 2004/2005. Candee taught jazz and tap dance and was the musical theatre choreographer at the Marysville Charter Academy for the Arts for eight years, actively involved mentoring youth in cheer, dance, voice and acting. Candee and her husband have two beautiful boys and reside in Paradise, California. She is excited to be a part of the Rideout Healthy Kids Team where she can continue to positively impact and inspire young people in our community.
Johnny Daugherty - Actor
Johnny acted in Rideout Healthy Kids’ first tour in spring of 2014 and we are delighted to have him – and his wife, Kristin (Tanon) Daugherty - back on stage with us again! With "excellence" always being the main goal, Johnny has spent the larger part of 25 years being the best he can at all forms of art. Johnny’s background includes national and international performance and a recently released film! From acting, dancing, painting, drawing, and composing all the way to cinematography, Johnny is passionate about helping dreamers of all ages find the courage to walk in their dreams and to helping young people in Yuba-Sutter understand the importance of good health.