Lauren (23) started working for PPC in May 2015, when she was just a freshman in college pursuing a Theatre degree at Millikin University. After recognizing the joy she had when working for PPC, she knew that the Princess Business was one that she wanted to be a part of forever. With a BA in Theatre with an Entrepreneurship Minor, Lauren now runs the company from her home in Oak Lawn, IL. Along with many show credits including "Belle" in Beauty and the Beast and "Marty" in Grease, she has also worked as a Character Performer for the Walt Disney Company in Orlando, FL, portraying some of her favorite characters while in Walt Disney World. Lauren's favorite character is The Little Mermaid and can be seen at many of our parties and events as this character!
Sarah (23) has been acting and singing since the age of 9. Her stage experience began as Dorothy in Wizard of Oz and she has loved performing ever since. After years of acting and performing, Sarah started Princess Party Chicago in 2012 to bring real singing and magic to kids everywhere! She enjoys working as a princess performer for Lauren and looks forward to more magical events! Sarah is proud to be of Hispanic Heritage and loves hanging out with the Latin Princess, Island Princess, Arabian Princess, Princess Beauty, and Pocahontas!
Bela (22) is a full time performer, and this will be her second year with Princess Party Chicago! A recent graduate of Millikin University with a BFA in musical theatre, Bela started her theatrical career at the age of 6 and has been performing and training ever since. While at Millikin, Bela was able to work with various Broadway composers and successful actresses, and she even got to help originate a character based off her “princess personae” in a brand new musical. Today, she continues to pursue the Chicago theatre scene, appearing in various productions while juggling her job at PPC. Eventually, she dreams of working for Walt Disney Entertainment. While Bela is friends with an array of the princesses at PPC, she often states that her “Big Three” of favorite princesses include The Little Mermaid, Rapunzel and Snow White.
Ellen (25) is a full time performer and manager who has been working with Princess Party Chicago since October 2018. She is an avid lover of theater, music, and dance and has been performing as long as she can remember. Ellen participated in the Disney College Program at Walt Disney World in 2017 where she worked as an Entertainment Cast Member, primarily on the “Festival of Fantasy” and “Move it, Shake it, Dance and Play it” parades in Magic Kingdom. Ellen graduated from the Geis College of Business at the University of Illinois in 2017 with a Bachelors degree in Accountancy. She is currently working towards her Masters degree in Accounting at DePaul University in Chicago. She loves portraying many of our characters, but has the most fun with Cinderella and our Ice Queen.
Jacob (20) has been working for Princess Party Chicago since May 2013. While he mostly serves as a "royal guard," he does love to play some of his favorite superheroes and princes. Jacob has been in countless stage productions, gaining the lead in four major performances. His sister, Lauren, who owns the company, encouraged him to audition for PPC many years ago and he is so happy to continue working for the company today.
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