Drama & vocal Team
Shiloh Allen, Actor, female drama captain
Shiloh is a junior at Winfield High School. Her favorite things include singing, playing piano, and spending time with her friends. Before BreakDown STL, she was not confident in herself, but since joining the team, Shiloh knows who she is and is confident in herself. BreakDown has helped to show Shiloh confidence she didn't know she had!
Dante’ Baines, actor
Dante is 20 and a 2016 graduate from Hazelwood East. He loves to listen to music and dance. He is excited to bring forth his talents and gifts to encourage and help today’s youth. He believes that high school is a big turning point in a child’s life and BreakDown will help them lead the right path.
Jordan Beseda, Actor
Jordan is a junior at Oakville High School. BreakDown has shown her what true friends are. You’ll always catch Jordan laughing at her own jokes, when she's watching funny pet videos, or when with her cousins late at night where “I‘m going to sleep” turns into “Who can build the highest fort made of pillows?!”
Demetrius Cooper, actor
Demetrius graduated from Hazelwood East High School in 2018, and is currently taking a year off before starting at Ranken Tech next fall. BreakDown STL pushed him past his boundaries and made him more outgoing. BreakDown has made Demetrius a bolder, more confident person.
Destiny harding, Actor
Destiny is a sophomore at Living Word Christian School. She loves to sing, write poetry, play basketball, and help people to enjoy life.
Brandon Lee, actor
Brandon is a sophomore at Webster University. His top 3 favorite things to do are: Sing, Laugh, and Socialize. Brandon most respects people who tell him what he needs to hear, and not what he wants to hear.
Matt Loaney, Actor
Matt is a Junior at Parkway West High School. BreakDown has given Matt relationships that have showed him what true friends are and given him a great community. The most thrilling experience of his life was when he and his family got caught in a tornado on the top of a sand dune.
miracle mayes, actor, drama captain
Miracle is a leadership team member on both the BreakDown North and West teams. She serves on stage crew (West), and on the drama team as drama captain (North). Miracle is excited to step up as a leader on the team and in the community. Her top three favorite things to do are read, play and write music, and hang out with friends! Her favorite part of BreakDown STL is the community of like minded friends that push her to be her best.
Jordan Mette, Actor
Jordan is a home-schooled junior. She has a huge passion for her generation and the arts so, she is very excited to help make a difference people's lives alongside her amazing BreakDown family. Some of her favorite things include kombucha, theatre, scrunchies, and friends.
Moriah Morrow, actor
Moriah is a freshman at Lutheran North High School. She enjoys playing volleyball and basketball. She also loves to eat and hangout with her friends.
Ellen Nicolls, Actor
Ellen is a junior at Eureka High School. She loves singing and writing music and is looking forward to a fresh and fun year! This is her second year on the team, and she can't wait to see what's in store this year for each presentation!
David Olejnik, actor
David is home-schooled senior. Three of his favorite things to do include spending time with family, hanging out with friends, and playing baseball!
micah pottebaum, Actor
Micah is a home-schooled junior. His top 3 favorite things include hockey, Animals, and Hanging out with BreakDown STL!
Jenna Schoch, Actor
Jenna (JJ) is a junior at Kirkwood High School. Her top three favorite things to do include chewing gum ;), dancing/singing in the rain, and being a part of BreakDown STL! Jenna loves being a part of this organization because the friendships formed while on this team are some of the most genuine and real friendships she's ever had.
Will Schuchardt, actor, male drama captain
Will is a senior at Parkway West High School. The most thrilling thing he's done was being a professional mascot. The scariest time in his life is when the mascot head fell off in front of a crowd of kids! Will's favorite part of BreakDown is talking to students at high schools after onstage performances and hearing their stories!
Rylee Shindler, Vocalist
Rylee is a senior at Union High School. She loves poetry, singing, and cheerleading. This is her second year on the team, and she is looking forward to making an impact on her peers and making lifelong friends in the process!
Andrew Thom, Actor
Andrew is a junior at Eureka High School. His three favorite things to do are spending time with friends, going hunting, and doing BreakDown presentations!
Thomas Trout, Actor
Thomas is a junior at Lafayette High School. Some of his favorite things include cheesecake, the movie Gojira, My Way by Frank Sinatra, and the video game "Doom."
mason walters, Actor
Mason is a senior at Marquette High School. His favorite thing about BreakDown is the brotherhood and life long friendships he has created.
megan west, Actor
Megan is a freshman at St. Charles Community College. She loves spending time with her family and friends, and one of her favorite activities is hiking! This is her second year on the drama team, and the thing she is most excited about this year is building more amazing relationships with people on the team and getting to talk with students in schools.