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CAST

Colbi Gannett

Cecily Blinkstop

Colbi Gannett has been acting since she was four years old. She is best known for her roles in HBO's Olive Kitteridge, alongside Academy Award-winning actress Frances McDormand, and in the award-winning short film Camping Trip by Director Audrey Larson. Colbi is represented by two top agencies in New York City and Los Angeles: Paradigm Talent Agency and Coast to Coast Talent Group. She is managed by Irene Dreayer, Disney Channel’s executive producer of the popular 90s show Sister Sister and the Suite Life of Zac and Cody.

Colbi loves both comedic and dramatic acting roles. She shares many auditions and monologues on her YouTube channel. Colbi's little brother Emmett also enjoys acting and modeling. Colbi loves to dance, sing, play the piano, and play soccer. She is very excited to have accepted the role as Cecily in The Extraordinary World of Cecily Blinkstop!

Ava Gaudet

Helen Blinkstop

Ava was born and raised in Providence, R.I., and, as the daughter of a jazz musician/composer and an actress, Ava said it seemed it seemed in her blood to be a performer. Ava is a graduate of the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston, where she was a voice principal and graduated with a degree in Professional Music. She played the role of Maureen in both the National Tour and Broadway companies of RENT.  She had a memorable recurring role on the ABC series Ugly Betty as the scheming neighbor, Gina Gambarro. Other TV credits include NCIS, Private Practice, Franklin & Bash, The Exes, Mike & Molly, Love Bites, and multiple pilots. She’s appeared in films such as Evil Angel, starring opposite Ving Rhames; Hurt with Twilight’s Jackson Rathbone; and the star-studded Bachelors. Recent theatre credits include Twist: An American Musical at Pasadena Playhouse, directed by Debbie Allen;  A Christmas Carol at Trinity Repertory Company; and the wildly popular Unauthorized Musical Parody Of series at L.A.’s Rockwell Table and Stage, Ava originated the role of Boudicca in the first heavy metal musical, Queen Boudicca: A Metal Opera.  www.avagaudet.net

Will Bouvier

Kevin Blinkstop

Will Bouvier is a classically trained actor best known for his on-camera work in Black Rock  (Katie Aselton/Duplass Bros.), Home (Jennifer Potts), and Charlie & Poppy (Jennifer Potts).  Will was born in Colorado but grew up in Southern California and, mostly, in Massachusetts. Will attended The Boston Conservatory of Music, Dance, and Theatre after graduating from high school. After two years at Boston Conservatory, Will moved to New York City to study at The American Academy of Dramatic Arts (AADA). Since graduating with honors from AADA, Will has worked in countless productions off (and off-off) Broadway, in festivals, with acting troops, and with Actors Equity Association (AEA) companies such as Wellesley Summer Theatre. Film has been the main goal for Will in recent years. Working with new material and innovative directors who are collaborating with production teams in a limitless world of imagination is a dream come true for Will. When he's not working in film or theatre, his other dream come true is enjoying time with his beautiful wife and their two amazing children and dog.

During the past 10 years, Will has worked on many theatre and film productions with Jennifer Potts. "Will is an extremely generous actor with an innate understanding of every character he plays. I continually write roles for Will because I know that he will bring my stories to life in a real and meaningful way." –Jennifer Potts

Molly McCarthy

Amanda Jane, Cecily's Magical Friend

Molly Jane McCarthy, age 6, lives in Easton, Mass., where she is in first grade. She is ecstatic to be joining the cast of The Extraordinary World of Cecily Blinkstop as her first foray into professional acting. Molly enjoys playing the piano and singing. In her free time, she plays Pokemon and Legos; snuggles her Boston Terrier, Luna; and rides her bike. She thanks her mom and dad and her twin brothers, Benjamin and Brady, for their support.

Emmett Gannett

Barney Blinkstop

Emmett Gannett is an actor and model from southern Maine. Emmett made his acting debut at just age one as Baby Kevin James in Adam Sandler's Grown Ups 2. Since then, he has modeled in dozens of catalogs and was featured in a national ad campaign for MasterCard in which his face adorned billboards throughout Boston.

 

Emmett loves playing the drums and the piano. His favorite thing is his rock collection. He plans to become an archeologist when he grows up.

Patricia Fitzgerald

Kim Blinkstop

Patricia Fitzgerald is a versatile young actress. Her numerous roles in short films include Home (Jennifer Potts), Lilly (Zenn/Wahlberg), The Whistler (Peter Rosati), Nothing Deadly (Elizabeth Brodsky), and Nana’s Last Supper (Rebecca Ellis). She has also participated in a TV series, The Folklorist (Andrew Eldridge), and a web series, Boston Play Cafe (Patti Cassidy). Patricia’s theatre credits include The Bottom of the Sky (Cape Repertory Theatre) and Room of Tears (Boston Playwright’s Platform).

Patricia has trained in New York, Boston, and Providence and has studied privately with Maura Hanlon and Anastasia Barnes. Patricia is an avid dancer and singer and enjoys horseback riding in her free time.

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