July-August 2019

Payton as “Katherine Plumber” in Lees-McRae Summer Theatre’s production of Disney’s Newsies.

“Moledor, as Katherine, careens between hysterical and exultant as she tries to sit down and write the story that will make or break the strike – and her career.” -Sarah “Rah” Bickley,

From The Mountaintop: The Edgar Tufts Story

July 2019

Payton originated the role of “Maude Tate” in the world premier of new bluegrass musical From The Mountaintop: The Edgar Tufts Story.

She was also a member of the 2019 Performance Intern company at Lees-McRae Summer Theatre.

Spring Awakening

April 2019

Payton as “Wendla Bergmann” in Spectrum Theatre at the University of Virginia’s production of Spring Awakening.

Bernstein’s Mass

November 2018

Payton as “Street Chorus” in the University of Virginia McIntire Department of Music’s 50th anniversary production of Leonard Bernstein’s Mass.


July 2018

Payton as “Myrtle Mae Simmons” in Heritage Theatre Festival’s production of Harvey.

“Payton Moledor is excellent as Myrtle Mae, Veta’s daughter who just wants a normal family.” -Dan Goff, C-VILLE Weekly


April 2018

Payton as “Hope Cladwell” in Urinetown at the University of Virginia Department of Drama.


November 2017

Payton as “Amy” in Spectrum Theatre at the University of Virginia’s production of Company.

Payton was also Dance Captain and Assistant Choreographer to Aiden Carroll.

Willy Wonka Jr.

July-August 2017

Payton as “Mrs. Bucket” in Mill Mountain Theatre’s production of Willy Wonka Jr.

Payton spent her summer at Mill Mountain Theatre as a 2017 Summer Intern, working as Head Dresser for The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee and touring backstage with The Jungle Book.