Jess Kaliban

Jess Kaliban

Jess is so stoked to join the cast of Pop Punk High, especially after her impressively long Green Day stage from 5th through 8th grade. She holds a BFA from NYU Tisch, studying at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute and Stonestreet Studios.  Theatre credits include Blue Window and Wayward (LSTFI). Jess can be heard as Tara in the new Playmate’s Toys animated series Kuroba!  She is also featured in Virtual Self’s most recent EP, as well as in various radio commercials about tampons or something. www.jesskaliban.com

Amanda Centeno

Amanda Centeno

EMC, BFA: NYU, Bat @ The Flea Theatre. Off Broadway: A Dream of Red Pavilions (Pan Asian Rep); Regional: Oklahoma! (Berkshire Theatre Group) The Two Gentlemen of Verona, Twelfth Night (TUTS, Shakespeare in the Valley). Select Credits: The Trojan Women (The Flea Theater, 2017 Drama Desk Nominee), High School Coven (Corkscrew Theatre Festival), Interabang (Ars Nova ANT Fest), Gobstopper (The Tank), B.B’s Inferno (The PIT, serials@theflea) Hamlet (NYU). www.amandacenteno.com

Kelly Krauter

Kelly Krauter

Kelly is excited to be back with the PPH fam as the world’s most beloved supposedly dead Canadian pop punk princess. NY credits include Sons & Dogs (NY workshop), Debunker’d (the Bridge), Single Rider (Players Theatre), Pop Punk High (Parkside Lounge/the PIT), Radium Girls (Players Theatre), and Blatantly Blaine (the PIT). BFA in musical theatre from the Chicago College of Performing Arts. Thanks to the creative team for keeping her around and everyone involved for being her friends. www.kellykrauter.com

Jacob Grover

Jacob Grover

Jacob Grover is a comedian, writer, and actor living in Brooklyn. His most recent playwriting credits include Hook Line Sinker (Dixon Place) and Demonstration of a Drunk Driving Accident (Alchemical Theater Lab). Acting credits include Tim Kaine Sits In Front of a Mirror and Studies His Face (Brick Theater), Blatantly Blaine (The PIT) and The Disembodied Hand That Fisted Everyone To Death (The Reckless Theater). He holds a BFA in playwriting from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. @InGroverWeTrust / www.jacobpgrover.com

Ben Lapidus

Ben Lapidus

Ben is a songwriter, performer, and sound engineer based in NYC. He stars in and wrote the music/lyrics for Pop Punk High – A Pop Punk Musical. He is the lead singer/songwriter for the the alternative band Ambler, and the skate-punk band Kill Your Friends. His company Lapidus Audio creates original music and sound for film and stage. Ben holds a BFA in Recorded Music from the The Clive Davis Institute at NYU Tisch.

Mclean Peterson

Mclean Peterson

McLean is an actor and singer based in Brooklyn. Favorite theatrical credits include BOATS AND (Ars Nova) The Velveteen Rabbit (Atlantic Theater Co.), and Bible Stories (Atlantic Stage 2). She has performed in concerts at 54 Below, Joe's Pub, Ars Nova, and more.  She can be seen in Michael Engler's upcoming film, The Chaperone, and a super-secret-soon-to-come Marvel Netflix series this Winter. She is a proud NYU Tisch alum and founding member of The Joust Theatre Company. Follow @mclean18 for updates!