Top Teens 2022

A’Nyla Brown (1st year Top Teen) is a rising Senior at Seminole High School. She was most recently in the production of You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown as Sally’s understudy and ensemble. She is also Vice President of Troupe 3266, This will be her 1st year at Top Teens and as an actor in Play-In-A-Day. Her top 3 areas of focus are: Musical Theatre, Acting and Dance. She is one of the recipients of the 2022 BIPOC scholarship award winners. She is very excited to be in the program. 

Finley Hayden is a rising junior at the Dr. Phillips High School Theatre Magnet. This is her second year with BMP Top Teens and she is so excited to be a part of it. Finley has been performing and loved the stage since the age of five and has performed on several Orlando stages including Garden Theatre, The Orlando Rep, Dr. Phillips High School, Howard Middle School Academy of Arts, Theater at St. Luke’s, Theatre South Playhouse, and the Orlando Fringe Festival. Some favorite past roles include Laker Girl/ Ensemble in Spamalot, Margaret Gormley in Billy Elliot The Musical, Cat In The Hat in Seussical, Annie in Annie, and Mrs. Paroo in The Music Man.  Her top three areas of focus are singing, acting, and dancing. Finley has trained in NYC with Broadway Artists Alliance and has also attended the Broadway intensive camp Take It From the Top for the past seven years.  She is also a member of the Dr. Phillips Performing Arts Center Four Counts performance group. She would like to thank her vocal coach, Kenneithia Mitchell, her acting coach, Hannah Citrin for all the training and support over the past years, as well as Karen Rugerio for her guidance. She would also like to thank Beth Marshall for such a great opportunity to continue to learn and fine tune her skills, and she thanks her family for all their support.

Steele Mycroft is currently a junior at the University of Central Florida majoring in Entertainment Management at the Rosen College of Hospitality Management. He is an intern with Beth Marshall Presents and a graduate of the Top Teens program, for which he was formerly Front of House Manager and is excited to step into the role of Producer this summer. You may have previously seen Steele on the stage at the Orlando Fringe Festival as Zephyr Murray in The Murray Method, or on the screen as a part of multiple shows with The Inclusivity Project and The DownTEENers. He would like to thank his family and friends for constantly supporting and loving him throughout all his creative ventures thus far, Beth Marshall for giving him abundant guidance and opportunities, and he hopes to continue to make art that is relevant, inspiring, and joy-bringing to all the people he encounters.

Delaney Polk is returning to Top Teens as a rising senior at Windermere Preparatory School. She has participated in many aspects of production including performance, Assistant Stage Managing, and Set Construction, and looks forward to exploring opportunities in Film and TV production. 

Rowyn Sam (BMP Intern 3rd year Top Teen) is an incoming Freshman at Rollins College. He has a passion for technical theatre as a whole with an emphasis in Lighting Design, Stage Management, and Production Assistance. His favorite credits have included “The Skin Of Our Teeth” (Wildfire Players) and “The Little Mermaid” (LHTC) as the Lighting Designer; “The Last Nickel” (LHTC) and “Nine: The Musical” (CFVA) as the Assistant Stage Manager; and “Mamma Mia” (LHTC) and “Clybourne Park” (The Ensemble Company) as the Production Assistant. He has been awarded “Best Technician in a Mainstage” two years in a row with the Lake Howell Theatre Company and the “Priscilla Parker Scholarship” with the Rollins College Department of Theatre & Dance, among others. In the future he plans to pursue activism and open a theatre of his own.