Ava Hettenhausen

O’Fallon Township High School

Ava loves musical theatre and has performed in many shows, most recently as “Belle” in her high school’s production of “Beauty and the Beast.” She was nominated for Best Actress at the St. Louis High School Musical Theatre Awards. She trains with Kim Stamps in Edwardsville and with Marc Schapman and Joe Welch at SIUE through Opera Theatre of St. Louis’ Artists in Training Program. After high school Ava plans to continue studying music and performing arts along with psychology and music therapy.

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