Spotlight on Elyse Bell

How long have you been performing on stage? Since 4th grade!

What was your first show at Yorba Linda Spotlight? The Addams Family! It was such a fun and wonderful production and I met so many amazing people!

Why do you like performing in shows at Yorba Linda Spotlight? I love performing with Spotlight because of the welcoming environment. The instructors also strive for professionalism which has helped me grow as a performer.

What is your dream role? I have a few! Fantine in Les Miserables, Clara Johnson in The Light in the Piazza, Elle Woods in Legally Blonde, and Carrie White in Carrie: the Musical.

Of the roles you’ve played, which has been your favorite? I actually loved playing Sister Robert Anne in Nunsense: the Musical! It was my first character role and really brought me out of my comfort zone!

What do you like to do when you’re not performing? I love to find different kinds of music to listen to and going to exciting places around California with friends and family!

If you could choose a show for Spotlight to produce, what would it be and why? I would love to do Anything Goes or The 25th Annual Putnam Spelling Bee! Both are such fun and witty shows and I would very much enjoy being a part of them!

What are your strongest and weakest traits as a performer? I am a mover when it comes to dancing, so I’d like to improve to become more advanced!


Anything else you want to say? Thank you so much Spotlight for welcoming me into this great community!


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