"As a singer and dancer, my first focus is always story-telling. I cherish emotionally dynamic and technically complex roles; the more challenging, the better! Whether it's the leading lady or ensemble, I focus on empowering my characters with charisma, independence and humor."
CRITICS' REVIEWS
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BANDSTAND

"Director and choreographer Andy Blankenbuehler has assembled a tremendously talented cast of up-and-coming, non-Equity, artists ... The ensemble cast of dancers showcases Blankenbuehler’s original—2017 Tony Award-winning—choreography in truly spectacular, breathtaking, fashion."

- Meaghan Hannan Davant, DC Theatre Scene

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CINDERELLA

"Kaitlyn Mayse, as Ella, showcases powerful vocals throughout the show and adds some spunk to the character, which is refreshing. Her dancing, singing, and stage presence are truly breathtaking."

- Natasha Ashley, BroadwayWorld.com

"Mayse, a true working professional, made her dreams come true by playing a girl's dream role, and changing the world in which we live by doing so."

- Craig Richardson, BroadwayWorld.com

"Kaitlyn Mayse as Ella is to the cinders born, as good as any Disney princess with a lovely voice and sincerity in her acting."

- Linda Lowen, Syracuse Entertainment

"The blond, lithe Mayse as the title character is as romantic a figure as any child could wish for. Mayse delivers the songs (especially “In My Own Little Corner”) in a fine soprano and an assertive personality..."

- Iris Fanger, The Patriot Ledger

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BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

"Belle, the beauty of the title, was a model of intelligence, warmth, and courage in the portrayal by Kaitlyn Mayse, who perceptively delineated the development of Belle's feeling for the beast."

- Gerry Kowarsky, Two on the Aisle

"Jason Michael Evans (the Beast) played quite well off of Kaitlyn Mayse’s independent Belle ... Mayse’s superb voice shaped a number of the show’s tunes with beauty and grace."

- Mark Bretz, Ladue News

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"Although the choral numbers were clear and strong, Kaitlyn Mayse brought a breath of fresh air as Martha Jefferson, and not a word was lost from the singing lead."

- Lou Harry, Indianapolis Business Journal

SWEET CHARITY

"...especially by the performances of Kaitlyn Mayse (Helene) and Julia Thorn (Nickie) whose portrayal of Charity’s BFFs provide a fiery addition of girl-power that is only enhanced by their own superior levels of artistry. These women are what the stage has admirably labeled “triple-threats,” performers who excel in the area of dance, singing, and acting. The ideal trifecta that is only further enhanced by their ability to balance comedy with sex-appeal. Brava, ladies. Brava."

- New Voices Opera