TOUR PERFORMERS
The multi-talented STOMP performers often play different roles throughout the week. Read below to get to know about each of them and a character they portray!

JOHN ANGELES
John is from Fort Worth, TX, where he began his music training studying percussion. He went on to study percussion and music performance at TCU where he got his bachelors degree in music education. He was a proud member of the 2001 DCI world champions, the Cavaliers, where he marched snare drum. Throughout college and thereafter, John has performed with various percussion groups and bands, and has toured the world doing performances and clinics. John would like to thank his parents, family, and his friends for helping make his dreams come true, and dedicates his performances to them all.


ONE OF JOHN'S CHARACTERS: SARGE
Precise and determined, the leader of the group.

JONATHON ELKINS
Born and raised in the Metro Detroit area, Jonathon feels blessed to be doing what he loves and especially to be doing it as part of the STOMP family! Since 2010 he has drummed, marched and instructed within DCI and WGI groups throughout Michigan and was fortunate enough to be a member of the Detroit Pistons Entertainment Team and Detroit Lions Drumline. He’d like to thank ALL of his family and fiancée, Kelsey, for their never ending love and support. Many thanks to his friends back home, past instructors and the Lord for their guidance and inspiration throughout the years!


ONE OF JONATHON'S CHARACTERS: DOCTOR WHO
Wild, crazy and likely to do unexpected things -- but only once you get to know him.

ALEXIS JULIANO
Alexis is an award-winning dancer, teacher and choreographer. She is best known as a finalist on So You Think You Can Dance. She has performed as a part of Tap Kids, the Hands Down Tap Project, Tap N Time, Jarod Grimes Underground Tap, Universal Studios' winter parade, Nigel Lythgoe’s Dizzy Feet Gala, Capezio A.C.E. Awards, So You Think You Can Dance Tour and the Fox Presentation of Grease LIVE! She would like to thank Mom, Dad, Kristin and Joey for their continued support. Also huge thank you to Luke, Steve, and Fiona for giving her this opportunity. 


ONE OF ALEXIS' CHARACTERS: CORNISH
Comedy is her middle name.

KRIS LEE
Kris is a Connecticut native and cum laude graduate of the Hartt School of Music. She is the Founder and Artistic Director of Touch the Sound which provides motivational workshops utilizing percussion as a medium to build self-esteem and convey anti-bullying messages. Kris has recorded performances on VH1, CNN, GMA, and FOX. She is involved with Tom Tom Magazine and actively participates in the Willie Mae Rock Camp for Girls in Brooklyn, NY. Kris travels both nationally and internationally to share her passion for rhythm and sound. Many thanks to her parents, loving family, and supportive friends. KrisLeeDrums.com


ONE OF KRIS' CHARACTERS: BIN BITCH
Tough, no nonsense, and wields hammer handles like drum sticks.

GUIDO MANDOZZI
Guido Mandozzi is from the United Kingdom. After graduating in Acting from Mountview Theatre School in London, he performed in many shows before being fortunate to get to be part of the STOMP family. Through this show, Guido has managed to perform in all four Stomp companies around the world and has also ticked off 49 of America’s states! He is also an avid photographer and loves to document his travels via this visual form on facebook, instagram and twitter. This bio had to be no more than 100 words so to be precise, this sentence is a filler.


ONE OF GUIDO'S CHARACTERS: MOZZIE
Ever-present and acrobatic. You can't get rid of him.

ARTIS OLDS
Artis is a Chicago native who, as his name suggest, is an artist. Earning his BA at Central State University where he served as the marching band's Head Drum Major, Artis honed his stepping skills as a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated. An accomplished bandsmen, Artis has performed with Grammy Award-winning artists Kanye West, John Legend and The Roots. As a cast member of Step Afrika!, he has performed in more than 20 countries. Catch him teaching stepping in a virtual, interactive exhibit at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. Thanks be to God.


ONE OF ARTIS' CHARACTERS: PARTICLE MAN
A warrior with stamina and a sharp sense of detail.

MANNY OSORIA
Manny is a classically trained drummer who later began to specialize in world percussion. In 2009 he founded an entertainment company called Momentum Drums, with whom he performed at the Vancouver Winter Olympics. Through Momentum Drums, Manny has also developed entertainment for Facebook, Google, Instagram, and the NBA, and was featured in TV commercials for Pringles and Delta Airlines. He is passionate about youth education in the arts, and produces workshops for students in marginalized communities. His hobbies include woodworking, going to music festivals, and eating unhealthy amounts of pizza. Follow @momentumdrums for more.


ONE OF MANNY'S CHARACTERS: POTATO HEAD
The rock steady rhythmic center of the show.

KRYSTAL RENÉE
A New York native and LaGuardia High School alumna, Krystal has worked intensively in the theater, dance, and music fields. She attended California Institute of the Arts, studied voice abroad at Florence University of the Arts, and graduated summa cum laude from SUNY Purchase. Among others, Krystal has worked under the coaching of Ben Harney, Michael Cassara, Charles Tuthill, Craig Derry, and various instructors at Broadway Dance Center and KMA Studios. Krystal is grateful for the blessing of this role and extends gratitude to the show's creators, as well as to her mom and supportive friends.  Find out more at www.WhoisKrystal.com


ONE OF KRYSTAL'S CHARACTERS: CORNISH
Comedy is her middle name.

IVAN SALAZAR
From Tecate, Baja California, Mexico. Buoyed by his passion for movement and music his whole life, he joined Chris Rubio's percussion movement group and has performed throughout Southern California, from street corners to stadiums. Special thanks to Carlos Sigala, Chris Rubio, and Massapê for the inspiration and fundamentals. Bruno, Mum, Ne, Debe, and Nani and friends - He loves you guys!.


ONE OF IVAN'S CHARACTERS: POTATO HEAD
The rock steady rhythmic center of the show.

CADE SLATTERY
Originally from San Diego, Cade has annoyed people with loud percussive sounds since birth.  He joined a percussion motivational performance group called Jr. Crew in 2006.  Cade works with special needs kids and adults and teaches drum classes to kids of any age.  Chris Rubio, formerly of STOMP, instilled rhythmic foundation, hard work, and dedication in Cade. After seeing his first STOMP show in 2007, the “STOMP dream” has been Cade’s goal. He thanks mom and dad, Chris Rubio, Nancy, his best friends Alex and Suco, Uncle Paul, Rush, Yes, and his little brother Desmond for being so dang cute.


ONE OF CADE'S CHARACTERS: RINGO
Like his namesake, musical and laconic.

CARLOS THOMAS
Carlos was born in a small town called Sodus, NY. Drummer, percussionist, music producer, dancer. He first started playing music in church – and constantly finds himself banging on trash, more than his own instruments. Then came Stomp. “From 199***** I’m still here and love it!” Thanks to God, mom, Bill, Robyn and my close friends.


ONE OF CARLOS’ CHARACTERS: SARGE
Precise and determined, the leader of the group.

REGGIE TALLEY
Reggie is a New York based actor from Houston, Texas. He is a self-taught dancer, self-taught percussionist and acrobat. Reggie is the owner of Due Season Productions, with the first film 'Brave' winning Best Narrative Feature at the Hip Hop Film Festival NYC. Reggie would like to thank God for his many blessings and his family for their constant support.


ONE OF REGGIE'S CHARACTERS:  MOZZIE
Ever-present and acrobatic. You can't get rid of him.

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