Katherine Shepler has been cast to play and define the role of 15 year old Louisa May Alcott.
History’s Heroes: TheRustyBucketKids.com is please to continue the tradition of exploring some of our nations greatest contributors to the Americas success.
Head of creative Kevin Robert McDermott had many people to audition for this role from around the country and settled on Katherine Shepler. ” I believe that Katherine is perfect to play Louisa May Alcott at 15″ stated Kevin to Executive Producers John and Michelle Demers.
Katherine is actively engaged in the performing arts and has been since the age of six. Since then, Katherine has been privileged to contribute principal roles in six films, including Hallmark Hall of Fame’s “Front of the Class”, Tyler Perry’s “Single Mom’s Club” and, most recently, Michael Curtis’ “Gift”. From a young age, Katherine has been able to comprehend the “bigger picture” with discernment beyond her years, and is drawn to roles with depth and purpose. In addition to feature films, Katherine has contributed her voice over talents to various Disney projects and the newly animated Care Bears series. She has also enjoyed the opportunity to participate in nearly two dozen commercials and print projects over the past five years. Katherine’s talents and interests beyond acting include all forms of dance, cheerleading, shopping with friends and, more recently, she has discovered a passion for the acoustic guitar and songwriting. At this stage of her career, Katherine feels blessed to have experienced such a wide range of opportunities to apply her creative gifts and looks forward with excitement to the bright future ahead.
“We are so pleased to have Katherine on board this episode to play the role of 15 year old Louisa May Alcott, she will bring so much to the production with her charm, grace and creativity, all common traits of the real Louisa May Alcott” states John Demers who is producing and directing this episode. We can’t wait to get started”.
Production begins on the Alcott episode in historic district of Apex, and at the Maynard Pearson House, part of the Apex Historical Society, also located in Apex, North Carolina.
Potential actors in the Apex and surrounding communities are encouraged to drop off a headshot and resume at The Rusty Bucket Shop at 104 N. Salem Street, Apex, NC during their normal business hours.
About History’s Heroes: TheRustyBucketKids.com
TheRustyBucketKids.com is a, family-friendly, concept broadcast ready television show, combining educational content with family entertainment – edutainment. A brother and sister learn they can travel back through time on an ole’ timey train and meet some of America’s most exceptional Americans. Each story’s twist is that these heroes of history are still in their formative years. The series is based in Apex, North Carolina, No. 9 Best Small Town to Live according to Money Magazine/CNN Money.
Contact: John Demers 919-355-8879 John@rustybucketkids.com