Luanda de Hilster

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Height:5′ 3”
Voice:Soprano 1(G3 – D6. Belt to F6)

Florida Theatre

Production / Role / AgeDirector / Location
”Drowsy Chaperone”, Mrs. Tottendale (age 16, Best Supporting Actress Nomination, Dream Awards)Stephanie Monsour-NixDorf @ Boca High
”Radium Girls”, Kathryn Schaub (age 16)Stephanie Monsour-NixDorf @ Boca High
“Jekyll & Hyde”, Red Rat Girl (age 15)Steve Whitcomb @ Boca High
“13”, Patrice (age 14)Rome Saladino @ Showtime Theatre
“Newsies”, Finch / Davey (age 14)Rome Saladino @ Showtime Theatre
“Heathers”, Heather McNamara (age 14)Emily Freeman@ Showtime Theatre
“Billy Elliot”, Tony Elliot (age 14)Emily Freeman @ Showtime Theatre
“Rent”, Alexi Darling (age 13)Emily Freeman @ Showtime Theatre
“Little Mermaid”, Sebastian (age 13)Lauren Nolan @ Boca Middle
“Bye Bye Birdie”, Mrs. McAfee (age 12)Joshua Tay @ Boca Middle
“Seusical”, Sour Kangaroo (age 11)Joshua Tay @ Boca Middle
Florida Theatre Productions

Classes / Clubs

ClassTeacher / School / Grade
Musical Theater 1, 3Tia Mapes, Steve Whitcomb, Stephanie Nixdorf, Boca High (grades 9-12)
Chorus 3Lauren Rizzon, Boca High
Theater 2, 3 (9th grade special invite)Tia Mapes, Steve Whitcomb, Boca High (grades 10-12)
Thespian Troupe #2564Tia Mapes, Steve Whitcomb, Stephanie Nixdorf Boca High (grades 9-12)
Musical Theater 3Lauren Nolan, Boca Middle (8th grade)
Thespian Troupe #88493Lauren Nolan, Boca Middle(8th grade)
Drama ClassJoshua Tay, Boca Middle (7th grade)
Drama ClubTay & Nolan, Boca Middle (6th grade)
Clubs & Classes


Broadway Artist Intensive 2022Jason Gillman, Jackie Bayne-Gillman, Ashely Bachner, Lloyd Culbreath
Vocal Coach 2021-2022Shelley Keelor
Acting Coach 2022Lauren Bell
Dancing, Singing Acting, 2020-PresentAngela Taylor & Taylor Made Studio and Dance
Singing: popular, musical (2018 – 2021)Rebecca Diaz
Singing, dancing, acting (2019-2020)Showtime Theatre
Sound tech: 2019-2020 fall plays and musical Boca High
Ballet, tap (age 4-6)M. Studio, Long Beach CA
Singing: popular (age 4-6)Alexi Gach, San Pedro CA


Dream Awards 2023 Best Supporting Actress NominationMinnie Faye, Hello Dolly, 2023
Music Vocal Award
Outstanding Musical Theatre Award
Boca Raton Senior Recognition, 2023
Dot Taylor Scholarship ($1000)Monetary scholarship from Taylor Made Studios in Boca Raton
Dream Awards 2022 nomination for Best supporting actressMrs. Tottendale in The Drowsey Chaperone (2022)
High School District Solo Musical “In Short” from “Edges” (11th grade)Perfect score superior
High School
District & State Competition, solo musical “Here I Am” 2020-21 (10th grade)
High School
District Competition, large group performance with solo 2019 (9th grade)
Junior Thespians Competition District / State (8th Grade inaugural year)3 superiors, 3 excellents
8th Grade Awards Ceremony – Drama Leadership AwardMs. Nolan, Boca Middle

Leadership / Theatre Jobs

Head Studio Captain 2022-2023Taylor Made Studios
Drama Club Vice PresidentBoca High Drama Club
2021: Technical Director for “One Man, Two Guvnors”Boca High
2019-2020: Sound Crew for “Chicago”Boca High
2019-2020: Theatre Teacher AssistantShowtime
2019: Theater Camp CounselorShowtime
8th Grade: Junior Thespian Troupe #88493 Co-PresidentBoca Middle
7th Grade: Drama Club PresidentBoca Middle
Leadership / Theatre Jobs


Music:Soprano vocal, ukulele, piano
Dance:Hip-hop, samba, ballet, tap
Martial Arts:Capoeira (6 years)
LanguagesEnglish (native), Portuguese (sings, understands, speaks)

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