Shanel Sparr takes on the role of one of our two main adventurers, Rita. Sparr is a recent graduate of University of Central Florida’s Acting program with a Bachelor in Fine Arts. Her previous acting credits include Maggie in Lend Me A Tenor, Susy in Wait Until Dark, and Ana in The Baltimore Waltz. Her previous assistant directing credits include Footloose, The Foreigner, and The 39 Steps. Along with her recent casting in Seekers of the Lost World, Shanel recently played The Woman in an originally conceived piece for the Orlando Fringe Festival entitled Shatter as well as Lucy in Bram Stoker’s Dracula. She is also working on an interactive theatrical gaming experience entitled When Shadows Fall as the character Gold. Shanel also enjoys creating websites, photography, and her two cats: Alex and Lu. She looks forward to continuing creating in all avenues of art.