Meet the Team

Caleb Bermejo

Pontius Pilate / Tribe

Caleb is honored to be in the world premiere of His Story! He is a graduate from The Hartt School, earning a BFA in Musical Theater.  Special thanks to the His Story team, T.P., friends, family, and his incredible parents who made his dreams possible!

Courtney Blanc

Caiaphus / Tribe

Courtney is extremely grateful to be a part of the world premiere of His Story. Recent credits include Elle Woods in Legally Blonde, Sandy in Grease, and Maggie in Brigadoon. Courtney loves dancing, enjoying nature, and an overpriced latte. Thank you to this creative team, my unbelievably supportive parents, and Jesus for making this happen. Be my friend: @i_be_court

Mat Blasio

Nicodemus / Tribe

Mat is thrilled to be opening His Story: The Musical. You may spot him at local music events, museums, or nature reserves, always applying plenty of sunscreen. Some credits: Disney Cruise Line Mainstage Dancer. Film- Netflix’s White Noise. Theatre- Woodstock Playhouse (summer ’19), Porthouse Theatre (summer ’17 & ’18), and The Beck Center. Thanks to Elaine, Gregory, and the parents! KSU MT ’21. Anyway, don’t be a stranger. IG: @blazi0

Camden Deal

Leper / Tribe

Camden is abundantly grateful to be telling His story! Recent credits: Davey/Dancer in Newsies (Town Hall Arts Center), Disney Cruise Line, Ancestor in The Addams Family (Pickleville Playhouse), Six Flags Over Texas, Dancer/Ensemble in Bright Star (Alluvion Stage Company). Education: BFA Musical Theatre, Liberty University (in progress). 1 Corinthians 1:18

Logan Dolence

Joseph / Tribe

Logan is a Zeeland, MI native and proud WMU Musical Theatre Alumnus. Regional credits: Newsies (Casa Mañana)- Finch, Jack U/S, Little Mermaid (Gateway), Mamma Mia (Argyle), and Cedar Point Live Entertainment. Other credits: Little Mermaid (Scuttle) and Into the Woods (Rapunzel’s Prince). Much love to my family, friends, and teachers! @logandolence

Ja’naye Flanagan

Bartholomew / Tribe

Ja’naye is honored to be a part of this amazing story being told, as well as this phenomenal cast. This actor, dancer, singer, teacher, and playwright believes in giving God the glory and thanking him for all of the opportunities given. [Joshua 1:9] Follow her Instagram: @_._janaye

Lily Gast

Mary Magdalene / Tribe

Lily holds a B.A. in Theatre Performance from The University of Northern Iowa. She appeared on St. Croix Festival Theatre’s stage in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Marcy), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Hermia), and The Mousetrap (Miss Casewell). Recently, she made her debut at Virginia Repertory Theatre in their holiday cabaret.

Richard Chaz Gomez

Judas / Tribe

Richard is a Cuban/Mexican-American actor and native Houstonian. Regional: Born Yesterday (Harry Brock), Beauty and the Beast (Beast), CATS (Old Deuteronomy), SchoolHouse Rock LIVE! (Joe) and more. Love to Ma, Hallie, Bubba, Bits, The Framily, and all my monsters who speak their truths. “dolores patria esperanza libertad.”

Carlos Gutierrez

Gabriel / Tribe

Carlos is a 2nd year at Texas Christian University pursuing a BFA in Musical Theatre. Their favorite credits include Bat Boy at Casa Mañana (Pan), and The Wild Party at TCU. They would like to thank their family and Theatre TCU family for their love and support! @carrlosgutierrez

Jataria Heyward

Mother Mary / Tribe

Jataria is thrilled to be originating her role as Mother Mary in the world premiere of His Story! Jataria’s favorite credits include: Annie on tour (Star to be), Little Shop of Horrors (Chiffon), Rent (Joanne) and Aida (Aida). Many thanks for the unconditional love and support of family, friends and the Pantera/Murphy agency! @ hey_jataria

Lia Karagianopoulos

James / Tribe

Lia is Kingdom creative from Baltimore, MD. After graduating from Towson University with BFA in Dance Performance & Choreography in 2017, she moved to Dallas to work with Zion Dance Project. In addition to dancing for the Lord, she teaches dance at all The Dallas Conservatory locations. She is grateful to share His Story as her premiering Broadway-style production.

Max Kuenzer

Jesus / Tribe

(Regional: Henri Baurel, An American in Paris; John Jasper, Edwin Drood) is ecstatic to be home to perform in his first-ever world premiere! He dedicates his work to his mother, grandma, grandpa, and family. He also thanks his teachers and friends for continuously believing in him. @maxkuenzer

Casey Lamont

Lucifer / Tribe

Casey is thrilled to be originating her role of Lucifer in His Story! Select credits: Gluttony in Rathskeller (Off-Off Broadway), An American in Paris (The Phoenix Theatre Company), West Side Story and Joseph…Dreamcoat (Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre), Joan in Dames at Sea (Indiana Summer Theatre). Education: BFA from Indiana University. Special thanks to my family, friends, and Christopher. I couldn’t do it without you! @_caseylamont

Bryan Munar

Peter / Tribe

Bryan is thrilled to be originating his role of Peter for His Story in its world premiere! Select New York / Off-Broadway: OUT: A Queer Song Cycle, His Story (2022 workshop). Select Regional: TheatreWorks SV, Berkeley Rep, SF Playhouse. Stay tuned for his debut single and other exciting news! Thanks to his friends, fam, and his team at The Mine. Much love and gratitude. / @bkmunar

Abby Murphy

Thaddeus / Tribe

Abby is from Bowling Green, Kentucky. She’s an upcoming junior pursuing a BFA in musical theatre at Belmont University. Abby would like to thank her parents, friends, family, and the Lord. Without him, she is nothing. Jesus loves you and so does she!

Justin Taylor

Matthew / Tribe

Justin graduated from Grand Prairie Fine Arts Academy in 2022 and recently played Patrick in the production of SpongeBob the Musical at Firehouse Theatre. Justin is so grateful for this opportunity and wants to thank everyone involved with His Story! And may the force be with you!

Gigi Hausman

Tribe Swing / Assistant Choreographer / Dance Captain

Gigi is thrilled to be in the original cast of His Story! Recent credits include U/S Lise in An American in Paris (Shannon Lewis) and If I Reach You (sponsored by David Neumann). Gigi is represented by Pantera/Murphy the Agency. She would be remiss without recognizing Eamon, Jeff, and Rick for believing in her and welcoming her back to the project. Love to Mom and Dad!

Nicholas Haas

Principal Swing

Nicholas is thrilled to accompany the family of His Story in its world debut! Nicholas is a graduate from Oklahoma City University: BM in Music Theater. Some credits include Spamalot, Spongebob Squarepants: The Musical (Firehouse Theatre), West Side Story, Spring Awakening (Kahilu Theatre), Romeo/Juliet Dream Event (Montana Shakespeare).

Audrey Lee

Principal Swing

Audrey is thrilled to be a part of His Story! Audrey is currently a student at TCU earning a BFA in Theatre with an emphasis in Musical Theatre. She wants to thank God, and her family and friends for always believing in her! Jesus loves you!

Mark Quach

Tribe Swing

DFW Native. National Tour; Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer. Regional; Clue and The Supreme Leader (Dallas Theater Center), Newsies, Hello, Dolly!, and Freaky Friday (Lyric Theater of Oklahoma). Other; Mainstage Performer with Disney Cruise Lines.

Anna Miriam Brown

Book, Music, & Lyrics

ANNA MIRIAM BROWN (Book, Music, Lyrics). Now 22, Anna started writing His Story: The Musical at the age of 16 while on a mission to Africa. A dyslexic, unable to read or write before 9 years old, homeschooled Anna focused instead on the arts before writing her first songs at 15. As a social-media-savvy Gen Z, she sees a chance to reach her generation with the timeless story of light and hope. Anna is an author and illustrator of over a dozen educational books, some bestsellers, for children, especially kids with Dyslexia and teens with their passions and career goals. Anna currently lives in Dallas and travels often doing research for writing projects, which include several new musicals.

Jeff Calhoun


JEFF CALHOUN (Director). Broadway: Disney’s Newsies (Tony Award® Nomination for Best Director), Bonnie & Clyde, Jekyll & Hyde, Grey Gardens, Deaf West’s Big River (recipient of Tony Honor for Excellence and a Tony Award® Nomination for Best Revival of a Musical), Brooklyn, Annie Get Your Gun, Grease (Tony Award® Nomination for Best Choreography), Tommy Tune Tonite, and The Will Rogers Follies. Tour and Internationally: Dolly Parton’s 9 to 5 (US National Tour, London, Australia) and Disney’s High School Musical 1 & 2. Mr. Calhoun is an associate artist at The Ford’s Theater in Washington D.C. He also serves on the Board of Directors for Covenant House International, a not-for-profit helping homeless youth in thirty cities across six countries. He recently directed A Night of Covenant House Stars (2020 and 2021) on Amazon Prime. Twitter and Instagram: @thejeffcalhoun

Eamon John Foley


EAMON FOLEY (Choreographer) is the Artistic Director of Grind Arts Company. Choreography credits include Next to Normal (Writer’s Theater), Annie (The Hollywood Bowl), Merrily We Roll Along (Wallis-Annenberg Theater), Alien/Nation (Williamstown Theater Festival), and the upcoming Guys and Dolls (Imperial Theater – Tokyo). As director-choreographer: Nine, Sweeney Todd, Cyrano, Hero, and The Last Five Years. As a performer, Broadway credits include Gypsy, Assassins, The Grinch, 13! The Musical, and Everyday Rapture. Eamon received his BA from Princeton University.

Pawel ‘Bzim’ Zarecki


PAWEL ‘BZIM’ ZARECKI (Arranger) has worked with artists like Anna Maria Jopek, Mietek Szczesniak, TGD, and Pat Metheny. He plays the keys with several Polish artists and recently traveled to the (USA, Israel, & New Zealand) to produce albums. Most of the time he works in his own studio at home, Pueblo People Studios, in a forest a few kilometers from Warsaw.

Rick Hip-Flores

Orchestrator, Music Supervisor & Arranger

RICK HIP-FLORES (Orchestrator, Music Supervisor & Arranger) was the musical director of Natasha, Pierre… on Broadway, and music supervisor of In Transit, Broadway’s first acapella musical. He was the Associate Musical Director of Ain’t Too Proud and has conducted seven other Broadway shows, including Fun Home, Come From Away, Bronx Tale, Groundhog Day, Beautiful, Rocky, and the Radio City Rockettes. Rick’s arrangements and orchestrations have been performed by the New York Pops at Carnegie Hall, Radio City Music Hall, and on television. Most recently, he was awarded the Kennedy Center Musical Theater Award for his work on Daddy Issues.

Bruce Lazarus


BRUCE LAZARUS (Producer). Broadway: Say Goodnight Gracie (Tony Award nomination – Best Play). Off-Broadway: Only Kidding, Shakespeare’s R&J. Bruce is the former Executive Director of Samuel French, the largest licensor of Broadway and Off-Broadway plays and musicals to the secondary market. He also has the distinction of serving as the original lead legal counsel for the most successful Broadway musical in history, Disney’s The Lion King, and the most successful Off-Broadway show in history, Blueman Group.

Willie & Korie Robertson


WILLIE AND KORIE ROBERTSON (Producers), stars of A&E’s hit reality television show “Duck Dynasty,” owners of their family business Duck and Buck Commander, and their newest venture Tread Lively Productions. Writing credits include NYT Best Seller The Duck Commander Family: How Faith, Family, and Ducks Built a Dynasty, American Hunter, American Fisherman, American Entrepreneur, Duck Commander Devotions for Kids, and Strong and Kind: Raising Kids of Character. Married for 30 years, the parents of six and grandparents of five, Willie and Korie live in their hometown of West Monroe, LA.