Owner & Amazing Cast Member- Charlotte. A Child's Dream Entertainment was founded in May 2010 by Charlotte Shipley Valdez, a long time Theater Major and Performer. Charlotte has a spectacular voice, and is considered a Triple Threat, as she also is an amazing actress and a pretty good dancer. After moving to Los Angeles to pursue theater Charlotte decided to follow her real dreams of being an Elementary School Teacher. She now teaches 3rd Grade in Mesa, AZ. She is married to her prince charming and he evens joins in the fun when he is not out protecting our Communities in Law Enforcement & they have a new baby boy.
Cast Member Chelsea has been with A Child's Dream Entertainment since 2011. She has worked serving and teaching in another country and is attending ASU to obtain her degree in nutrition. She is currently a Nanny for a local family. Chelsea loves fashion and always impresses us with her big beautiful classically trained voice. She genuinely loves children & has a heart of Gold.
Cast Member Layna is our newest Princess! This girl can SING! When we interviewed her we literally said WOW and knew she was the perfect fit for our Cast. She has a background in Musical Theatre, has won several voice competitions and even had a call back for "The Voice" television show. She is filled with love for children and with those dimples, she is adorable as any character. She taught English in another country for a year. She is currently a Nanny & also loves to be a Princess too!
Cast Member Ali has been in Theatre with our owner since High School. She has been with us 3 years. She teaches dance to children as well as is an a choreographer for Park Avenue Theater in Prescott, AZ. She is the perfect princess for any event, has a gorgeous voice and does every Character so beautifully and with such grace and style.
Taylor Cast Member is a dance and theater junkie. She spends her time teaching dance to some amazing little girls. Taylor is a brand new mommy to two twin girls. She is continues making dreams come true. She has been with us for 7 years, is an outstanding singer, dancer and is fantastic as any Character.
Millie Cast Member Millie joined the cast at ACDE 4 years ago and is so excited be a Character. Her voice packs a powerful punch which accents her sweet personality! She's a student at ASU, in the Music Therapy program, she plays cello and piano. She has served on a Mission in Argentina, and is ready to perform any day in SPANISH! She's a die-hard Disney fanatic and does every Character with such pizazz! Millie has trained to swim as our Mermaid in her Swimming Fin and is so happy to give Joy to every child.
Cast Member Abby is our tallest princess professional. She's sassy and perky and adores kids. She loves being Barbie and Rapunzel, but really, being every princess is a dream for her. She's worked with special needs kids for the past 5 years and us too and loves to sing and perform. She's been in show choirs and performing groups her whole life and absolutely loves working with ACDE. She's also married to her Prince Charming and is a previous student of CGCC's therapeutic program.
Amber Cast Member has been with ACDE for about 5 years now. She has worked in the theme parks in the past and is teaching Kindergarten in the valley. Amber spends her free time creating cosplays for her booming cosplay. Amber is magical as any Character! She has a magnificent voice, an outstanding acting ability and truly is fabulous as any Character. She is spunky, fun and sincerely loves all children.
Kelsey Cast Member is so excited to be part of ACDE's cast as our resident Moana for the past 2 years! She is the director of Park Avenue Theater in Prescott and director of Youth Ministries at Trinity Church, Prescott, AZ. She has been performing for 13 years and loves it. Her voice packs a powerful punch and her way finding skills will impress any Demi-God.