Meet Adam Rociles

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Meet Adam Rociles
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Meet Adam Rociles

Mamma Mia! Spotlight

Adam Rociles, playing Sky in our production of Mamma Mia!, is a sophomore Theatre Major. A 2018 Joliet Central HS graduate, previous credits include Jesus Christ Superstar, The Music Man, and Hairspray. Recently, he has been cast in LimeLight Theatre production of Avenue Q and Zombie Army Production Hellsgate Haunted House. Adam won the IHSA Outstanding Performer Award and Vocal Performance in 2017.

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We asked Adam a few questions about himself.

Q: Who or what inspired you to start doing theater?

A: My freshmen year choir director, David L. Jones.

Q: What was the musical that had you fall in love with musicals?

A: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.

Q: What is the favorite role you've ever played?

A: Rod from Avenue Q.

Q: What is the dream role you still want to play?

A: Willy Wonka from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

Q: Most challenging part of bringing this story to life?

A: The dancing aspect of Mamma Mia! is not my forte, but I enjoy every second of it. 

Q: Do you have any performance superstitions?

A: Never drink milk before a performance.

Q: If someone was going to make your life into a movie, who would you want to play you?

A: Gene Wilder or Charlie Chaplin.

Q: What do you do when you’re not doing theater?

A: I work at the Monee Reservoir for the Will County Forest Preserve.

Q: If you were stranded on an island, which character from Mamma Mia would you want to have with you and why?

A: Pepper or Sophie. Sophie is my lover, my wife to-be. Pepper is just an idiot who hits on older women, he would be there for the comedy aspect.

Q: Why should people come see this production of Mamma Mia?

A: Mamma Mia! is an exciting, fun-filled musical with lights, sounds, and dancers all to see! You’ll see women wearing mom jeans and men wearing tight pants. This show is perfect for the couple/family who want to live out there early 90s fab again!

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