Christmas Cabaret
Dates: December 13-16, 21-23
Director: Vanda Eggington

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Short Summary

After you see Vanguard’s world premiere of Open All Night, come back to get a second dose of Christmas spirit with ACTC’s old variety style cabaret. It is sure to invite, delight, and excite. This 75-minute song and dance show will highlight sacred and popular Christmas folk tunes with six of the most talented professionals in Orange County!


American Coast Theater Company
In residence at Vanguard University
55 Fair Drive
Costa Mesa, CA 92626



December 13 @ 7:30pm
December 14 @ 7:30pm
December 15 @ 7:30pm
December 16 @ 7:30pm
December 21 @ 7:30pm
December 22 @ 7:30pm
December 23 @ 7:30pm


Jabriel Shelton

Jabriel is so excited to be making his ACTC debut! Some favorite past shows include Rent (Angel), Hairspray (Seaweed), Les Miserables (Marius) ,Gator (Memphis) and Turk/Kerchak (Tarzan the musical). He has performed on Norwegian Cruise Line as a production performer, has done a national tour and has worked around the world at several professional regional theaters around the world.


Melissa Baldwin

Melissa is thrilled to be a part of ACTC’s  Christmas Cabaret.  She is an Associate Guest Artist with Lamb’s Players Theatre in San Diego where she has appeared in such shows as “Joyful Noise”, “Festival of Christmas”, “ South Pacific”, “ he Hunchback of Notre Dame” and numerous versions of “An American Christmas”. Her favorite role is that of wife to Larry and mom to Landen, Isaac, Emma, Madeleine and Benjamin.

Luke Yellin


Luke Yellin is so excited to be performing and spending the holidays back home in California. Now based in New York, Luke has toured with Shrek the Musical and Grease. He has also worked as a production singer for Carnival and Royal Caribbean cruises lines. Some favorite roles include Mark and Roger in RENT and Ren in Footloose. Coming soon Luke will be playing Yosef in the new Yosef the Musical in NYC. Thanks to Vanda and this amazing cast! Love to his wonderful family and Wendi!

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Ashley Elizabeth – Ashley Elizabeth is thrilled to return to the Christmas Cabaret and her home theatre.  Elizabeth is an alumnus of Vanguard University and received her BA in Musical Theatre.  Previous shows include: The Pirates of Penzance (Isabel), Always a Bridesmaid (Kari) Legally Blonde (Serena),Guys and Dolls (Sarah Brown), and her favorite show in the world The Beat Goes On: World Premier (Featured Soloist) which is returning by popular demand to ACTC in summer 2017.  Galatians 2:20

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