CCM Student Bios

Acting

Becca Anderson

Becca Anderson
Sophomore Acting student from Washington, DC

At CCM: Janette in The Burials, #00 in The Wolves with UC’s Mosaic Theatre Ensemble, Research Participant in K.I.D.S (Transmigration).

Galen Arnett

Galen Arnett 
Junior Acting student from Winchester, Kentucky

At CCM: Howie Newsome in Our Town, Ralph in Blue Stockings.

Shaylee Bowman

Shaylee Bowman 
Junior Acting student from Burlington, Kentucky

At CCM: Wanderland, Julius Caesar, K.I.D.S.

Madison Burnett

Madison Burnett 
Sophomore Acting student from Fort Thomas, Kentucky

Noah Buyak

Noah Buyak
Senior Acting student from Nuevo, California

At CCM: Roger/Voice 2 in Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime, Flute/Thisbe in A Midsummer Night's Dream.

Staylie Brunner

Staylie Brunner 
Sophomore Acting student from Villa Hills, Kentucky

At CCM: Marcy in Dog Sees God (CCM Lab Show), Lillian in X-Mas (Transmigration 2022), Athenian Chorus Leader 2/Chorus in Cincinnati Dionysia: Lysistrata + Trojan Women.

Nick Casey

Nick Casey 
Sophomore Acting student from Basking Ridge, New Jersey

Elsewhere: Dickon in The Secret Garden (NJYA) , vocalist in Sondheim on Sondheim , performer in Legally Blonde and Les Misérables with Pixie Dust Player.

A headshot of Austin James Cleri

Austin James Cleri
Senior Acting student from Trumbull, Connecticut

At CCM: Kenneth in Clybourne Park, Parker in Lady Windermere's Fan and Simon Stimson in Our Town.

Brandon Cook

Brandon Cook 
Sophomore Acting student from Atlanta, Georgia

At CCM: Greg in The Burials, CB in Dog Sees God (CCM Lab Project).

Luke Danni

Luke Danni 
Junior Acting student from Naples, Florida

At CCM: Holmes in Blue Stockings, Farmer McCarty in Our Town, Up Yours (Transmigration Festival), Theo in Liminal (CCM Film Lab), Mr. V in Wanderland (Phoenix Project). Elsewhere: Yonkers in Gypsy at Theatrezone (Naples, Florida), Oscar Delancey in Newsies at the Florida Repertory Theatre (Fort Myers, Florida), Tom Snout in Something Rotten at Sugden Theatre (Naples, Florida).

Shakoria Davis

Shakoria Davis 
Senior Acting student from Atlanta, Georgia

At CCM: Lady Stutfield in Lady Windermere's Fan, 48 Hour Film Festival. Elsewhere: Ophelia in Hamlet, Miranda in The Tempest, Lady Anne in Richard III, roles at the Hoosier Shakespeare Festival and Richmond Shakespeare.

DuvallAva_Headshot.jpeg

Ava Duvall 
Senior Acting student from Louisville, Kentucky

At CCM: Miss Bott/Mrs. Lindley in Blue Stockings, Mrs. Soames in Our Town, Lucas in Quiet! The Kids Are Talking (Transmigration 2022), Actor in Aesop’s Fables: Uncensored (Phoenix Project 2021), Mr. Green in Hint! A Play About Clue (Transmigration 2020). Elsewhere: TV/Film - "A League of Their Own" (2022), "That Groovy Rotten Smell" (Short). Theatre - Star in John Lennon & Me at StageOne Family Theatre (Louisville, Kentucky), The America Project at Edinburgh Fringe Festival (Edinburgh, Scotland).

Emma Fitzgerald

Emma Fitzgerald

Emma Fitzgerald
Senior Acting student from Wilmette, Illinois

At CCM: Cissy in Punk Rock, Snug (Helena/Hermia u/s) in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Various Roles in All in The Timing, No. 14 in The WolvesElsewhere: Diaphanta in The Changeling (London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art), Lysander in A Midsummer Night’s Dream (London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art), Stan in I’m Going To Kill You, Jimmy Fallon (The Annoyance Theatre).

Nathan Flesh

Nathan Flesh 
Junior Acting student from South Bend, Indiana

At CCM: Lawn-Chair guy in Midsummer Night's Dream and Chaz in the Phoenix Project. Elsewhere: Calvin in Wrinkle in Time and Ralph in Lord of the Flies (South Bend Civic Theater).

Cyrus Fontenot

Cyrus Fontenot 
Junior Acting student from Houston, Texas 

At CCM: Michael in A Shot Heard in the Dark, Kid No. 3 in the Phoenix Project.

A headshot of Maddie Gaughan

Maddie Gaughan
Senior Acting student from Louisville, Kentucky

At CCM: Assistant Director of Hope After Hate, Assistant Director of Julius Caesar. Elsewhere: Assistant Director/Ensemble in Revolt. She Said. Revolt Against directed by Olivia Buss at The Falcon Theater, Courtney in John Lennon and Me with StageOne (Louisville, Kentucky), Playwright of Luna with the Actors Theatre of Louisville Young Playwrights’ Festival (Louisville, Kentucky).

Charles Gidney

Charles Gidney

Charles Gidney 
Senior Acting student from Louisville, Kentucky

At CCM: Clybourne Park.

Nico Graves

Nico Graves
Sophomore Acting student from Miami, Florida

At CCM: #7 in The Wolves, Mittens in The Doghouse. Elsewhere: Camila/Jose in In the Heights with The Performance Project (Ft. Lauderdale, Florida), Deciet in Whatever Lurks Around the Corner, Mr. Sanders in Sanders School of Fear, Virgil in Fanders Fancast, Thomas in The Pain of Assignment.

Chloé Hill

Chloé Hill 
Junior Acting student from Louisville, Kentucky

At CCM: Rebecca in Our Town, Assistant Director Cincinnati Dionysia, Transmigration Festival, Pampinea understudy in The World is Ending and Maybe That’s Kinda Hot. Elsewhere: Honey in Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf at Liberty Exhibition Hall (Cincinnati), Julia in John Lennon & Me at Stage One Family Theatre (Louisville, Kentucky) Portia in The Merchant of Venice with the Kentucky Shakespeare Globe Players (Louisville, Kentucky).

Joysoline Ivory-Smith

Joysoline Ivory-Smith 
Sophomore Acting student from Cincinnati, Ohio

UC CCM logo

Michelle Jardine 
Senior Acting student from Chicago, Illinois 
At CCM: Mrs. Alexander in The Curious Incident of the Dog at the Night-time, Amaryllis in The Association of Controlled Dreamers, Innkeeper's Wife/Corporal's Widow in The Government InspectorElsewhere: Mary in The Memory of Water with Alibi Players.

Processed with VSCO with a6 preset

Rachel Jones 
Senior Acting student from Rochester Hills, Michigan

At CCM: Puck in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Rosalie in Lady Windermere’s Fan, No. 8 in Scenes from The Wolves (CCM Lab), Agnes in Agnes of God (CCM Lab). Elsewhere: Marianne in Constellations (Cincinnati, Ohio), Connie in 1940s Radio Hour (Auburn Hills, Michigan), Linda u.s. in Incident at Our Lady of Perpetual Help (Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park).

A headshot of Neuma Joy

Neuma Joy 
Senior Acting student from Columbus Ohio 

At CCM: Lena in Clybourne Park, Dt. Ali in The Missing and Emily Stilson in Wings. Elsewhere: The Masquerade Party at Black Arts Collaborative (Cincinnati, Ohio).

Katie Kinman

Katie Kinman 
Junior Acting student from Louisville, Kentucky

At CCM: Wilfred/King/Hilarion understudy in Giselle, Minnie/Collins/Waiter/Swing in Blue Stockings.

Nora Kovasckitz

Nora Kovasckitz 
Sophomore Acting student from Cincinnati, Ohio

At CCM: Our Town and Blue Stockings, Trash: The Musical (The Phoenix Project) and X-mas (Transmigration Festival).

Evan Kupersmith

Evan Kupersmith 
Sophomore Acting student from Atlanta, Georgia

At CCM: Spartan Envoy in Cincinnati Dionysia: Lysistrata + The Trojan Women, Ewan in Frankenstein.

Liza Lagerstrom

Liza Lagerstrom
Senior Acting student from Flower Mound, Texas 

At CCM: Philostrate in A Midsummer Night's Dream, Lady Jedburgh in Lady Windermere's Fan, Mother Superior in Agnes of God, Soccer Mom in The Wolves.

UC CCM logo

Rachel Larson
Senior Acting student from Mundelein, Illinois 

At CCM: Strings in Dirty Laundry (Transmigration Festival 2020), Sister in When It Rains (48 Hour Film Festival 2019), Cup in Trash! The Musical (Phoenix Project 2020), Margaret in Heist Film (CCM Acting/E-Media Short Film Festival 2021), Rachel in Nostalgia! (CCM Radio Play 2021). Elsewhere: Icek, Russian Doctor, and Ensemble in Hope After Hate, Filostrato in The World Is Ending And Maybe That's Kinda Hot (Bellevue Hill Park).

Eli Lucas

Eli Lucas

Eli Lucas  
Senior Acting student from Sellersburg, Indiana

At CCM: Lady Windermere’s Fan, A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Elsewhere: Macbeth at Actors Theatre of Louisville, Die Mommie Die at Pandora Productions. 

Erin Lynch

Erin Lynch
Sophomore Acting Student from Westport, Connecticut

Debra Najor

Debra Joan Najor
Sophomore Acting student from West Bloomfield, Michigan

Elsewhere: Wrote, produced, directed and acted in several locally awarded student films: "The Matriarch," "In a Blackout," "Capeesh," "Liminal," "Everything is Gonna be Okay," 'The Proposal" at the University of Michigan. 

Lydia Noll

Lydia Noll 
Junior Acting student from Cincinnati, Ohio

At CCM: The Officer in A Dream Play, Chloe in The Burials, Amanda in Quiet! The Kids are Talking (Transmigration 2021), The Pheonix Project, Sara in Phantasmagoria (Transmigration 2020). Elsewhere: Ashley Killjoy in Texas Annie: The Legend of the Moan Ranger (Cincy Fringe 2022), Lucy in Daughter of War (Cincinnati Lab Theatre), Oakley/Casting Director/Stunt Coordinator in "The Blood of the Goat" (film), Will in "The Dirty People" (film).

Kristina Lucy

Kristina Steinmetz
Senior Acting student from Louisville, Kentucky

At CCM: The Duchess in Lady Windermere’s Fan, Quince in A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Elsewhere: Ginny Yang in Smart People, Dr. Livingstone in Agnes of God, work at Kentucky Shakespeare and StageOne Family Theater.

Kevin Naddeo

Kevin Naddeo
Senior Acting student from Cherry Hill, New Jersey

At CCM: Egeus/Flute/Snout (u/s) in A Midsummer Night's Dream, Leon/Uncle Jacob in Hope After Hate, Animatronic Robot in Entermission (Transmigration Festival 2020), Brady in XOXO (48 Hour Film Festival 2019), James Knight in Behind Maxine (CCM Acting/E-Media Short Film Festival). Elsewhere: Gomez Addams in The Addams Family with MainStage Center for the Arts (Blackwood, New Jersey).

UC CCM logo

Gabriel Nasato  
Senior Acting student from Bowling Green, Kentucky

Yodeet Nymberg

Yodeet Nymberg 
Sophomore Acting student from Maineville, Ohio

At CCM: Ismania in Lysistrata and Chorus in The Trojan WomenElsewhere: Starred in Jade Madison Scott’s “Small Victories” podcast.

Lily Olsen

Lily Olsen
Senior Acting student from Aurora, Ohio

At CCM: Our Town, Up Yours and Do Not Disturb (Transmigration Festival), "Bumpin' Uglies" (CCM Film Project). Elsewhere: Carrion in Sally Salem and the Spooktacular Birthday Extravaganza (Cincy Fringe).

Dustin Parsons

Dustin Parsons

Dustin Parsons 
Senior Acting student from Fort Thomas, Kentucky

At CCM: Lord Paisley in Lady Windermere's Fan, Jim in Clybourne Park (Jim), Transmigration Festival. 

A headshot of Zoe Peterson

Zoë Peterson 
Senior Acting student from Louisville, Kentucky

At CCM: Mrs. Souder/Zoe Lucas in The Burials, Ensemble in 404: Play Not Found (Transmigration Festival), Professor Willard in Our Town, Nancy in Wanderland (The Phoenix Project), Puck understudy in A Midsummer Night's Dream, and Puppeteer in Phantasmagoria (Transmigration Festival). Elsewhere: Sally Salem in Sally Salem and the Spooktacular Birthday Extravaganza with Cincy Fringe (Cincinnati, Ohio), Anna Lawrence/Caroline Leech in The Suffrage Driving & Walking Tour at Looking For Lilith Theatre Company (Louisville, Kentucky).

Ava Panagopoulos

Ava Panagopoulos 
Senior Acting student from Louisville, Kentucky 

At CCM: CCM Acting Transmigration 2020 show Rotten Kids of Witchwood PineElsewhere: Lord Aster in Peter and The Starcatcher and Stage Manager of Our Town at The Youth Performing Arts School (YPAS) in Louisville, Kentucky.

Jahmiya Quarles

Jahmiya Quarles 
Sophomore Acting student from Washington D.C.

At CCM: Cincinnati Dionysia: Lysistrata + Trojan Women.

 

Cassandra Reeves

Cassandra Reeves 
Sophomore Acting student from Cincinnati, Ohio

At CCM: Sunny in The Doghouse (Transmigration Festival). Elsewhere: Susan in Sally Salem and the Spooktacular Birthday Extravaganza with the Cincy Fringe and Wendla in Spring Awakening with the Cincinnati Actor's Studio.

Processed with VSCO with al3 preset

Lydia Robison
Senior Acting student from Lexington, Kentucky

At CCM: Mrs. Webb in Our Town, Edwards in Blue Stockings, Filomena in The World is Ending...and Maybe That's Kinda Hot

Maya Joi Robinson

Maya Joi Robinson 
Junior Acting student from Cincinnati, Ohio

Emma Sanchez

Emma Sanchez 
Sophomore Acting student from San Antonio, Texas

Ben Sherman

Ben Sherman 
Junior Acting student from Colleyville, Texas 

At CCM: Lion in The Phoenix Project and Masked Man in the film project. Elsewhere: Race in Newsies at Lyric Stage in Dallas, Texas.

Sydni Solomon

Sydni Charity Solomon 
Junior Acting student from Gainesville, Florida

At CCM: Brianna in The Burials, Ghost 3 in Unfortunate Mechanism (CCM Radio Play), Ensemble in Our Town, 12 in Wanderland (Phoenix Project), Ensemble in 404: Play Not Found (Transmigration Festival) Elsewhere: Filomena/Emilia understudy in The World is Ending and Maybe That's Kinda Hot.

Palini Sunkara

Palini Sunkara 
Sophomore Acting student from Suwanee, Georgia

At CCM: Claire in All on the Table (CCM Radio Play), Rauntress McDauntress in 404: Play Not Found (Transmigration Festival).

Hunter Trammell

Hunter Trammell
Senior Acting student from Louisville, Kentucky

At CCM: Panfilo in The World is Ending and Maybe That's Kinda Hot. Elsewhere: Various in Revolt She Said Revolt Again (Falcon Theatre), House of the Witch (feature film 2017), And Then I Go (feature film 2017).

Wyatt Toloczko

Wyatt Toloczko
Sophomore Acting student from Shelbyville, Kentucky

Elsewhere: Disney’s Newsies with the Lexington Theatre Company (Lexington, Kentucky).

Hanah Toronto

Hannah Toronto 
Sophomore Acting student from Washington, D.C.

Isabella Wagner

Isabella Wagner
Senior Acting student from San Diego, California

At CCM: Titania/ Hippolyta u.s. in A Midsummer Night's Dream, Old Shady in Men on Boats (CCM Lab), co-founder of CCM improv troupe Some Nights Improv. 

Julianna Weis-Palacios

Julianna Weis-Palacios 
Senior Acting student from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

At CCM: Besty in Clybourne Park, Waltz Dancer in Lady Windemere's Fan. Elsewhere: Sister Act, Peter Pan, Young Frankenstein, Disney's The Little Mermaid, and many others (Pittsburgh Musical Theater), Kristine in A Chorus Line, Chrismas Past in A Lyrical Christmas Carol, Graffiti Pete in In The Heights (PMT Conservatory).

Ballet

Hannah Adamczak

Hannah Adamczak
Senior Ballet student from Flint, Michigan

At CCM: Paquita in Paquita restaged by Deirdre Carberry, “Enigma Station” a new work set by Amy Seiwert, Mazurka Soloist in Les Sylphides by Deirdre Carberry,  the Russian Girl in George Balanchine’s Serenade.
Elsewhere: Performed with the Washington Ballet at the National Cathedral (2021), Stars of Tomorrow Austrian Dance Tour (2019 and 2015).

Hazel Beatrice Alexander

Hazel Alexander 
Junior Ballet student from Killbuck, Ohio

At CCM: Demi Soloist in Waltz of the Flowers, Raymonda, Wilis and Villager in Giselle, Piquita, Falling Upwards, Le Bayadère, Death and the Maiden, Duende, Choreographer of Galileo Galilei. Choreographer in Student Choreography Showcase. Elsewhere: Choreographer of The Selkie at Dancing Under the Stars (Painesville, Ohio).

Hannah Altmiller

Hannah Altmiller 
Freshman Ballet student from Springfield, Oregon

Elsewhere: Lady Winter and corps de statue in Adventures in Narnia at Dance Veritas (Eugene, Oregon), Dew Drop Fairy in The Nutcracker at SLC Ballet (Salt Lake City, Utah), Dulcinea, Spanish woman, and Bridesmaid in Don Quixote.  

Elise Arcuri

Elise Arcuri 
Sophomore Ballet student from Santa Barbara, California

At CCM: Waltz of the Flowers, Raymonda, Giselle, Falling Upwards, Thoughts Unspoken Words Unsaid, The Ideal of Love.

Sarah Bartlett

Sarah Bartlett 
Junior Ballet student from Baltimore, Maryland

At CCM: Corp de ballet in Giselle, Paquita, La Bayadère, Handel Concerto. Elsewhere: corp de ballet in L’amore, corp de ballet in Vampiri with Étoile Ballet Theatre (Piacenza, Italy).

Maia Blake

Maia Blake 
Senior Ballet student from Andover, Massachusetts

At CCM: Shade Soloist in La Bayadere, Enigma Station by Amy Seiwert, Napoli Pas de Six, original works by Shauna Steele and Qi Jiang, Choreographer in the Student Choreographers’ Showcase. Elsewhere: Fairy and White Cat in The Sleeping Beauty, Marie in The Nutcracker, Soloist in Swan Lake (Bangor and Waterville, Maine).

Erin Decker

Erin Decker 
Sophomore Ballet student from Naples, Florida

At CCM: Aurora Borealis by Keenan Pennington, Home-made, home-made! (But aren’t we all?) by Sydney D’Orso. Elsewhere: Cinderella, Clara, soloist roles in The Nutcracker and Sleeping Beauty; George Balanchine's The Nutcracker with Miami City Ballet.

Rebekah Docea

Rebekah Docea 
Senior Ballet student from Lisbon, Wisconsin

At CCM: Second Soloist in Pas de Quatre, Giselle, understudy in Serenade. Elsewhere: The Nutcracker, Beauty and the Beast, Serenade.

Carmen Doll

Carmen Doll 
Junior Ballet student from Coldwater, Michigan

At CCM: Aurora Borealis by Keenan Pennington.

Sydney D’Orso

Sydney D’Orso 
Senior Ballet student from Ridgefield, Connecticut

At CCM: Waltz of the Flowers, Giselle, Twilight Tango, Raymonda, The Space Between, Les Sylphides, Rite of Spring, Compass, Passengers, Aminita Virosa, Choreographer for Home-made, Home-made! (But Aren't We All?) and Ramifications.

Antonia Rae Dougherty 
Senior Ballet student from Wilmington, Delaware

At CCM: Le Corsaire-Le Jardin Animé staged by Deidre Carberry, Remembrance by Michael Tevlin, Passengers by Shauna Steele (Fall Showcase 2019); Killer Queen by Kate Delon and Her by David Lopena (Student Choreographers’ Showcase 2020); Soloist in Les Sylphides staged by Deidre Carberry (Fall Showcase 2020); Choreographer for Shades of Green, performer in Tango Argentino by Maia Blake (Student Choreographers Showcase 2021); Soloist in Pas de Quatre staged by Tricia Sundbeck and Enigma Station by Amy Seiwert (Student Choreographers Showcase 2021). Elsewhere: ABT collegiate program in 2020, Mark Morris Dance Group summer intensive in 2021, American Dance Festival in 2021, LA Contemporary Dance Company summer intensive in 2021.

UC CCM logo

Rose Engel
Senior Ballet student from New Canaan, Connecticut

Taryn Grassbaugh

Taryn Grassbaugh 
Sophomore Ballet student from Holmes County, Ohio

At CCM: Falling Upwards, The Ideal of Love, corps de ballet in Giselle, Waltz of the Flowers.

Sophia Gray

Sophia Gray 
Sophomore Ballet student from Symmes Township, Ohio

At CCM: Home-made, home-made! (But aren’t we all?), Words Unspoken, Thoughts Unsaid, In The Beginning, Paquita, Giselle, Marie understudy in Little Dancer. Elsewhere: soloist in Paquita “Pas de Trois Variation 2” with the Cincinnati Ballet Academy.  

Meg Green

Meghan Green 
Senior Ballet student from Rochester, New York

At CCM: Moyna/Villager/Giselle’s friend understudy in Giselle, Soloist in Twilight Tango, Soloist in The Space Between, Russian in Serenade, Chorographer for Aidea. Elsewhere: Head Ballet & Pointe instructor at Art in Motion School of Dance.

Katie Griffith

Katie Griffith
Sophomore Ballet student from Dayton, Ohio

At CCM: Falling Upwards, Soloist in Twilight Tango, Willis and corps de ballet in Giselle, Dancer in Galileo Galilei Elsewhere: Fairy Godmother in Cinderella with the Dayton Ballet (Dayton, Ohio).

Milton Holloway

Milton Holloway
Senior Ballet student from Cincinnati, Ohio

At CCM: Jiang Qi's En Tournee, Shauna Steele's Amanita Virosa, George Balanchine's Serenade, lead role in Paquita.

Chloe King

Chloe King 
Sophomore Ballet student from Media, Pennsylvania

At CCM: The Ideal of Love by Hazel Alexander. Elsewhere: Sugar Plum Fairy, Aurora at Kristina Pulcini Ballet Academy, multiple jazz and modern pieces at Center for Performing and Fine Arts.

Lily Kozub 
Senior Ballet student from Cleveland, Ohio

At CCM: Soloist in Pas de Quatre, Cornerstones; Corps de ballet in Les Sylphides; Circus dancer in The Bartered Bride. Elsewhere: Verdon Fosse Legacy Inaugural Professional Training Program, Trainee with North Pointe Ballet.

Shaelyn Kuipers

Shaelyn Kuipers
Freshman Ballet student from Midland, North Carolina

At CCM: Who We Are, “Waltz of the Flowers.” Elsewhere: Maria, Snow Queen, Coffee Corps, Trepak Corps, Flowers Corps in The Nutcracker.

Emerson Lecrone

Emerson Lecrone
Junior Ballet student from Cincinnati, Ohio

At CCM: Principal in Raymonda, Principal in “Waltz of the Flowers,” Friend in Giselle, soloist in PaquitaFalling UpwardsElsewhereRaymonda, Don Quixote, Swan Lake, Le Corsaire, Sugarplum Fairy in The Nutcracker.

Kelsey Lewis

Kelsey Lewis
Freshman Ballet student from Glenwood, Illinois

At CCM: Mozart MixElsewhere: “Tailsman Variation,” “Coppelia Suite,” Corps in “Mazurka” and Corps in “Dance of the Hours” with Boston Ballet Professional Division at Walnut Hill School for the Arts (Natick, Massachusetts).

Jennifer Listerman

Jennifer Listerman
Junior Ballet student from Chicago, Illinois

At CCM: Les Sylphides, The Space Between, 24/7, Ramifications, Enigma Station.

Cynthia Lutz

Cynthia Lutz 
Sophomore Ballet student from Wheaton, Illinois

At CCM: Falling Upwards, Ethereal Relations, The Unforgotten, corp de ballet in Giselle, “Waltz of the Flowers.”

Emilia Mieczykowski
Sophomore Ballet student from Cincinnati, Ohio

Elsewhere: Serenade and Walpurgisnacht set by repetiteurs of the Balanchine Trust, original student works at Cincinnati Ballet Academy; The Nutcracker, Bolero, Alice in Wonderland, Romeo and Juliet, King Arthur's Camelot with Cincinnati Ballet Company.

Grace Mitchell

Grace Mitchell 
Junior Ballet student from Darien, Connecticut

At CCM: Les Sylphides staged by Dierdre Carberry, La Bayadere's “Kingdom of Shades” staged by Dierdre Carberry, Rose Engel's Faux Pas.

Madeline Montgomery

Madeline Montgomery 
Senior Ballet student from Shawnee, Kansas

At CCM: Student Choreographer's Showcase (2019-2021), La Bayadere, Handel’s Concerto, Serenade, Le Corsaire, En Tournee, Cinderella, Bridges. Elsewhere: Cincinnati Ballet Summer Intensive, New York Dance Project Summer Intensive.

Morgan Montour

Morgan Montour
Junior Ballet student from Dayton, Ohio

At CCM: Death and the Maiden choreographed by Qi Jiang, La Bayadere staged by Deirdre Carberry, Paquita soloist staged by Deirdre Carberry, Falling Upwards set to an award-winning composition by Aya Yoshida choreographed by Shauna Steele, dancer in Giselle, dancer in Student Choreographers' Showcase.

Eva Moore

Eva Moore 
Junior Ballet student from Richfield, Ohio

At CCM: Soloist in Raymonda, Peasant Pas in Giselle, Excerpt of Paquita, In The Beginning, Falling Upwards, Handel Concerto, Kingdom of Shades, In Transit, Faux Pas. Elsewhere: The Nutcracker with Joffrey Ballet (Chicago, Illinois).

Regina Murphy

Regina Murphy
Sophomore Ballet student from South Bend, Indiana

At CCM: Little Dancer in 30 Years of Stephen: The Music of Stephen FlahertyElsewhere: Cinderella in Cinderella, Sugarplum Fairy in The Nutcracker, Snow Queen and Lead Arabian in The Nutcracker at Southold Dance Theater (South Bend, Indiana).

Grace Ortega

Grace Ortega
Freshman Ballet student from Columbus, Ohio

At CCM: Demi-Soloist in “Waltz of the Flowers” and Corps de Ballet in Raymonda, Elsewhere: Second Movement in Coppelia with Western Symphony and Friends at BalletMet (Columbus, Ohio).

Alyssa Pankey

Alyssa Pankey 
Senior Ballet student from Elmwood Park, Illinois

At CCM: Pas de Quatre staged by Tricia Sundbeck, Death and the Maiden choreographed by Qi Jiang, Serenade staged by Joysanne Sidimus, Rite of Spring choreographed by Qi Jiang, Le Corsaire staged by Deirdre Carberry, Remembrance choreographed by Michael Tevlin, Volume IV choreographed by Hope Friedman, Apertures and Vistas choreographed by Judith Mikita, Cinderella choreographed by Karen Russo Burke. Elsewhere: Serenade staged by Leslie Peck (Boca Ballet Theatre) Le Feu Follet choreographed by Nicole Muratov (Boca Ballet Theatre).

Keenan Pennington

Keenan Pennington 
Sophomore Ballet student from Little Elm, Texas

At CCM: Choreographer for Aurora Borealis (Student Choreographers’ Showcase 2021). Elsewhere: Pas de Quatre, Paquita, Coppelia, Swan Lake Pas de Trois, Elite Syncopations, Death and a Maiden (Jiang Qi), Shades of Green (Rae Dougherty), The Dream (Amanda Kenner).

Emma Phillips

Emma Phillips 
Senior Ballet student from Edgewood, Kentucky

At CCM: Enigma Station by Amy Seiwart, soloist in La Bayadere, lead in Death and the Maiden by Qi Jiang, Shades of Impressions by Antonia Rae Dougherty.

Hannah Pruiett

Hannah Pruiett 
Sophomore Ballet student from Toledo, Ohio

At CCM: The Ideal of Love by Hazel Alexander, Words Unspoken, Thoughts Unsaid by Gracie Zamiska. Elsewhere: Company in Beauty and the Beast, The Nutcracker, La Bayadére (Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre School).

Isabella Ramsey

Isabella Ramsey
Freshman Ballet student from Toledo, Ohio

Elsewhere: Snow Princess, Dewdrop and Spanish in The Nutcracker with Toledo Ballet (Toledo, Ohio).

Iliana Rich

Iliana Rich
Sophomore Ballet student from Taylorsville, Kentucky

At CCM: Soloist in RaymondaMozart Mix, Corps de Ballet in GiselleFrom The Beginning, Corps de Ballet in PaquitaFalling UpwardsAurora Borealis.

Anna Lee Rohovec

Anna Lee Rohovec 
Senior Ballet student from Alamogordo, New Mexico

At CCM: Amy Seiwert’s  2021 Enigma Station, corps de ballet and Soloist in Deidre Carberry’s 2020 restaging of Les Sylphides, Soloist in Qi Jaing’s 2019 En Tournée, corps de ballet member for George Balenchine’s Serenade staged by Josanne Sidimus, Chorographer for Minds Eye and Ethereal Relation (Student Choreographers’ Showcase).

Bethany Roup

Bethany Roup
Junior Ballet student from Louisville, Kentucky

At CCM: Soloist in Swan Lake Pas de Trois, Soloist in Cornerstones, corps de ballet in Les Sylphides.

Gabrielle Savka

Gabrielle Savka 
Senior Ballet student from Mansfield, Ohio

At CCM: 2nd Shade Soloist in La Bayadere, Soloist in Napoli, Ensemble in En Tournee, Ensemble in Rite of Spring.

Miranda Sharer

Miranda Sharer 
Sophomore Ballet student from Lancaster, Ohio

Elsewhere: Performed in The Nutcracker at BalletMet (Columbus, Ohio), Attended BalletMet Summer Intensive 2018, 2020, 2021.

Mira Sidhu

Mira Sidhu
Senior Ballet student from Dayton, Ohio

At CCM: Wilis Corps and Royal Hunting Party in GiselleEthereal Relations, soloist in Homemade, Homemade, But Aren’t We All?, soloist in Talisman, Corps in Cornerstone, Corps in Death and the Maiden, Corps in Amanita Virosa, demi soloist in Passengers.

 

Gemma Smith

Gemma Smith 
Sophomore Ballet student from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

At CCM: Home-made, home-made! (But aren’t we all?) by Sydney D’Orso, The Unforgotten by Mandi Weitz Elsewhere: Summer intensives at Cincinnati Bellet, Oregon Ballet, BalletMet.

Lauren Sokol

Lauren Sokol 
Senior Ballet student from Indianapolis, Indiana

At CCM: Waltz Soloist in Les Sylphides restaged by Deirdre Carberry, Corps de Ballet in La Bayadere staged by Deirdre Carberry, Corps in Serenade staged by Joysanne Sidimus, and other contemporary, modern, and ballet works by Shauna Steele, Qi Jiang, and Michael Tevlin. Elsewhere: Corps de Ballet in Serenade staged by Leslie Peck at Boca Ballet Theatre SI, Corps in Waltz of the Princesses staged by Flavio Salazar at American Ballet Theatre NYC Collegiate SI.

Garrett H.T. Steagall

Garrett H.T. Steagall 
Ballet student from Cincinnati, Ohio

At CCM: Soloist in Cornerstone choreographed by Shauna Steele, La Bayadère soloist staged by Deirdre Carberry, Napoli soloist staged by Tricia Sundbeck.

Sofia Stitz

Sophia Stitz
Junior Ballet student from Dumont, New Jersey

At CCM: “Handel’s Concerto,” Soloist in "Kingdom of Shades" from La BayadereEnigma Station, Soloist in Paquita,From the Beginning, Peasant Pas” from Giselle, Student Choreographer’s Showcase (2020, 2021).

Laykin Stoess

Laykin Stoess 
Sophomore Ballet student from Louisville, Kentucky

At CCM: Home-made, Home-made! (But Aren’t We All?), Giselle, Soloist in Who We Are.

Madelin Talbot

Madelin Talbot 
Junior Ballet student from Zanesville, Ohio

At CCM: Corps de ballet in La Bayadere, Dancer in Handel’s Concerto. Elsewhere: Corps de ballet in Giselle, Corps de ballet in Walpurgisnacht (intended to perform, unable due to COVID-19), Corps de ballet in Etudes (intended to perform, unable due to COVID-19) at BalletMet (Columbus, Ohio).

Isabella Thoroughman

Isabella Thoroughman
Freshman Ballet student from Williamstown, Kentucky

At CCM: Corps de Ballet in RaymondaElsewhere: Esmeralda in Esmeralda (CCM Prep), Principal in La Bayadere(CCM Prep), Corps de Ballet in Swan Lake and Don Quixote (CCM Prep), Clara, Marzipan, and Flower Corps de Ballet in The Nutcracker, Corps de Ballet in La Bayadere, Corps de Ballets in Don Quixote with Cincinnati Ballet Academy, Magic Dress Party Girl and Clara Double in The Nutcracker with Cincinnati Ballet.

Ying Ying Tong
Sophomore Ballet student from Hong Kong, China

At CCM: Lead in In the Beginning, Peasant Pas de Trois in GiselleFalling Upwards, Corps de Ballet in Paquita. Elsewhere: Odile in Swan Lake, Esmeralda in Esmeralda Excerpt, Princess Florine in Sleeping Beauty, Snow Queen in The Nutcracker (Interlochen, Michigan).

Maddie Weber

Maddie Weber 
Freshman Ballet student from Naperville, Illinois

Elsewhere: Featured soloist in The Nutcracker, Fairy Godmother and Cinderella in Cinderella at VH Dance Center (Naperville, Illinois).

Caitlyn Wehner

Caitlyn Wehner
Freshman Ballet student from Beavercreek, Ohio

CCM: Mozart MixElsewhere: Snow, Flower, and Chinese Tea Corps in The Nutcracker, Flower Fairy in Alice in Wonderland with Dayton Ballet (Dayton, Ohio).

UC-CCM logo

Mandi Weitz 
Junior Ballet student from Dayton, Ohio

At CCM: Corps de ballet in La Bayadere, Corps de ballet in Les Sylphides. Elsewhere: Various performances with the Dayton Ballet company including corps de ballet in Swan Lake.

Claire Zakrajsek

Claire Alexandra Zakrajsek 
Senior Ballet student from Cleveland, Ohio

At CCM: Principal role in Raymonda, Willis Demi-Soloist and Giselle understudy in Giselle, Taglioni Soloist in Pas De Quatre, Mazurka Soloist in Les Slyphides, Rite of Spring, Passengers, Amanita, Soloist in Shades of Impressions, Soloist in The Unforgotten, Soloist in Must Be Morning, Soloist in HER.

Processed with VSCO with t1 preset

Gracie Zamiska 
Junior Ballet student from Louisville, Kentucky

At CCM: Handel's Concerto by Thomas Bell, La Bayadere "Kingdom of Shades" staged by Deirdre Carberry, Mind's Eye by Anna Lee Rohovec, Must Be Morning by Amanda Kenner. Elsewhere: Midwest Repertory Ballet, featured dancer and ensemble member in The Wizard of Oz at Actor's Center for Training.

Musical Theatre

A headshot of Lucille Acuna

Lucille Acuña
Sophomore Musical Theatre student from Cerritos, California

Elsewhere: Puck in A Midsummer Night's Dream at Long Beach's JewelBox non-profit organization (2019) and Eponine in Les Miserables at ABC Unified School District's production (2020).

August Bagg

August Bagg
Senior Musical Theatre student from Los Angeles, California

At CCM: Benjy/Ensemble in 30 Years of Stephen: The Music of Stephen Flaherty, Franz/Dennis in Sunday in the Park With George, Assistant Director of Xanadu, Taylor Hunter Cooper in Rocket Science. Elsewhere: Mark in Rent, Jack/Steward in Into The Woods, and Ned in George Remus at The Carnegie (Covington, KY) Aaron in 38 Minutes and Alex in Elderhood at The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts (Los Angeles, California).

Ryan Behan

Ryan Behan
Sophomore Musical Theatre student from Hampton, New Hampshire

Elsewhere: A Chorus Line (Mark Anthony) Seacoast Rep. Theatre (Portsmouth, New Hampshire), Children's Summer Series (Lefou/Jaq) Palace Theatre (Manchester, New Hampshire), Seussical (Ensemble) Prescott Park Arts Festival (Portsmouth, New Hampshire).

Delaney Benson

Delaney Benson 
Senior Musical Theatre student from Gainesville, Georgia 
At CCM: Celeste #1 in Sunday In The Park With George, Understudy for all women in Once, Can-Can Dancer in Orpheus, Scarlett in Girls Like That, Swing in 42nd StreetElsewhere: Gabrielle in Cinderella with the Red Mountain Theatre Company (Birmingham, Alabama), Lucy Van Pelt in You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown and Phoebe D’ysquith in A Gentleman’s Guide To Love And Murder with Starlight Theatre (Kansas City, Kansas), Director of The Wolves with the Mosaic Theatre Ensemble, Soloist at the Utah Symphony Orchestra.

Jenna Bienvenue

Jenna Bienvenue 
Senior Musical Theatre student from Manchester, New Hampshire

At CCM: Colin Craven in The Secret Garden, Ensemble in 42nd Street, Dance Captain in Xanadu, Ensemble in Pippin, Dancer in Nutcracker Swing.

Amanda Bishop

Amanda Bishop 
Junior Musical Theatre student from Butler, Pennsylvania 

At CCM: Musical Theatre Class of 2024 Freshmen Showcase. Elsewhere: Dorothy in Wizard of Oz (Butler, Pennsylvania), Cinderella in Cinderella (Butler, Pennsylvania), Silly Girl in Beauty and the Beast at Butler’s Musical Theatre Guild.

Jett Blackorby

Jett Blackorby 
Junior Musical Theatre student from Jerseyville, Illinois  

Elsewhere: Hooch in Kinky Boots with The Muny (St. Louis, Missouri); Ensemble in Matilda, Footloose, Jersey Boys, Jerome Robbins’ Broadway and the Muny 100 Gala with The Muny (St. Louis, Missouri).

Alli Bossart

Alli Bossart
Senior Musical Theatre student from Huntington Beach, California

At CCM: Player/Assistant Choreographer/Dance Captain in Pippin, Kira/Clio Standby in Xanadu, Lorraine in 42nd Street, Dancer in Nutcracker Swing. Elsewhere: Sister Mary Patrick in Sister Act, Ensemble in Cinderella with Summer Repertory Theatre (Santa Rosa, California), Ensemble in The Music Man in Concert with The Pacific Symphony (Costa Mesa, California).

Ranease Brown

Ranease Brown 
Sophomore Musical Theatre student from Bridgeport, Connecticut 

At CCM: #46 in The Wolves, Swing/Lord Clapham Understudy in Something Rotten! Elsewhere: Mimi in Rent at The Carnegie Theatre (Covington, Kentucky), Rosie in Cabaret and Ensemble/ Mrs Lovett understudy in Sweeney Todd at Black Rock Theatre (Fairfield, Connecticut)

Andrew Burke

Andrew Burke (he/him) 
Junior Musical Theatre student from Houston, Texas

At CCM: Sonny Standby in Xanadu, Swing in Jazz Nutcracker, Little Boy/Ensemble in 30 Years of Stephen: The Music of Stephen Flaherty Elsewhere: Davey in Newsies with Cincinnati Landmark Productions, Rolf in The Sound of Music The Carnegie (Covington, Kentucky), Mamma Mia, All Shook Up, Sleeping Beauty, A Christmas Story with Theatre Under The Stars (Houston, Texas).

Grace Capeless

Grace Capeless 
Freshmen Musical Theatre student from Teaneck, New Jersey

At CCM: Ensemble/Jojo u/s in 30 Years of Stephen: The Music of Stephen Flaherty Elsewhere: Young Nala in The Lion King (Broadway), Lavender in Matilda (Broadway), Little Nancy in A Christmas Story (Original Broadway cast), Kayla in Radio City Christmas Spectacular and Radio City Music Hall (New York, New York), Young Celisse in Godspell Broadway (Cast of 2032), Mimi in Rent with Forbidden Theatre Company Film/TV: Lost Girls (Netflix), Beaches (Lifetime), Landing Up (Apple TV/Amazon Prime), Frozen Fever (Disney+), 67th Annual Tony Awards (CBS), Thanksgiving Day Parade (CBS).

Leo Carmody

Leo Carmody 
Senior Musical Theatre student from Stevensville, Michigan

At CCM: Rapunzel’s Prince in Into the Woods, Swing in The Rocky Horror Show, Ensemble in Guys and Dolls, Ensemble in Urinetown, Choir in Hunchback of Notre Dame. Elsewhere: Tony in West Side Story with the Southwest Michigan Symphony Orchestra, Link Larkin in Hairspray at Mendel Center Mainstage, Peter in Peter and the Starcatcher at Twin City Players.

Benjamin Cheng

Benjamin Cheng 
Junior Musical Theatre student from Memphis, Tennesse

Elsewhere: Vocal percussionist and tenor in a cappella group OneVoice at 2018 Emmys Governors Ball, Billy in Billy Elliot, Elmer in Newsies, Pied Piper in Shrek, Eddie in Mamma Mia.

Brian Ho Pui Cheung

Brian Ho Pui Cheung 
Sophomore Musical Theatre student from Suzhou, China

Elsewhere: Gomez in The Addams Family and Boss in Big at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts

UC CCM logo

Sam David Cohen 
Senior Musical Theatre student from Windham, New Hampshire

At CCM: Caldwell B. Cladwell in Urinetown, Abner Dillon in 42nd Street, Mysterious Man in Into the Woods. Elsewhere: Shrek in Shrek the Musical, Pontius Pilate in Jesus Christ Superstar, William Barfee in Spelling Bee, Harold Hill in The Music Man.

Jeffrey Cornelius

Jeffrey Cornelius (he/him) 
Junior Musical Theatre student from Jackson, Mississippi

Elsewhere: Daniel in Once on this Island, Kristoff in Frozen, and Aladdin in Aladdin.

Matthew Danforth

Matthew Danforth 
Sophomore Musical Theatre student from Demarest, New Jersey

Jack D'Angelo

Jack D’Angelo 
Senior Musical Theatre student from Warsaw, New York

At CCM: Hal Hefner in Rocket Science, Jules in Sunday in the Park with George and Da in Once.

Kristen Das

Kristen Das 
Sophomore Musical Theatre student from St. Charles, Illinois

At CCM: #14 in The Wolves with UC Mosaic Theatre Ensemble, choir in Our Town. Elsewhere: Woman #2 in Songs For A New World and Celia in As You Like It at Elgin Community College (Elgin, Illinois), Rona/Olive Mom in 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee at Elgin Academy (Elgin, Illinois).

Ryan Dever

Ryan Dever 
Sophomore Musical Theatre student from Exeter, New Hampshire 

At CCM: Pippin Swing. Elsewhere: Bruce Bogtrotter in Matilda 1st National Tour, Tobias in Sweeney Todd, George in The Wedding Singer, Judas in Godspell at Palace Teen Company (Manchester, New Hampshire).

Joshua Devine

Joshua Devine 
Freshman Musical Theatre student from Palmetto, Florida

Elsewhere: Charlie Brown in You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown, Finch in Newsies, Mouthpiece in West Side Story at Manatee Performing Arts Center (Bradenton, Florida), and Dean in All Shook Up at the Players Center for Performing Arts (Sarasota, Florida).

UC-CCM logo

Christian Feliciano
Senior Musical Theatre student from Clearwater, Florida

At CCM: The Secret Garden, Duke Ellington’s Nutcracker Suite (Swing), Guys and Dolls, 42nd Street. ElsewhereD’illusion The Houdini Musical, Man of La Mancha (Porthouse Theatre) and The Music Man (Porthouse Theatre).

Ashton Francis

Ashton Francis
Senior Musical Theatre student from Cincinnati, Ohio

At CCM: Ensemble in 42nd Street, Female Swing in Yeast Nation, Chorus in Hunchback of Notre Dame. Elsewhere: Sophie in Mamma Mia at Stage Right MTC, Heather Duke in Heathers at the Carnegie, Serena in Legally Blonde at the Parrish Theatre, Valentine in Mary Poppins at the Covedale Center.

Alloria Frayser

Alloria Frayser (she/her)
Senior Musical Theatre student from Elizabethtown, Kentucky

At CCM: Ensemble in 42nd Street, Soupy Sue in Urinetown, Bess Rahner in D’illusion: The Harry Houdini Musical. Elsewhere: Chiffon in Little Shop of Horrors with The Carnegie (Covington, Kentucky), Esmeralda in The Hunchback of Notre Dame with HCS Performing Arts Center (Elizabethtown, KY), Sophie in Mamma Mia with HCS Performing Arts Center (Elizabethtown, Kentucky).

Annalese Fusaro

Annalise Fusaro 
Sophomore Musical Theatre student from Fredericksburg, Virginia

At CCM: Nutcracker Swing. Elsewhere: Maggie Winslow in A Chorus Line at Riverside Center for the Performing Arts (Fredericksburg, Virginia), Jo March in Little Women and Éponine in Les Misérables at Caroline Community Theatre (Fredericksburg, Virginia).

Nick Gundrum

Nick Gundrum
Freshman Musical Theatre student from Cincinnati, Ohio

Elsewhere: Ensemble in label•less with Lachey Arts (Cincinnati), Pierce in Capser the Friendly Musical with The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati

Tori Heinlein

Tori Heinlein 
Senior Musical Theatre student from Dover, Massachusetts
  
At CCM: Lucy in Bright Star, Gladys in 42nd Street, Featured Dancer in Nutcracker Suite. Elsewhere: Irving Berlin's White Christmas on Broadway, Mamma Mia at the Muny, A Christmas Carol at the Hanover Theatre, Annie at the Media Theatre. Proud member of AEA.

Kai Horvit

Kai Horvit (they/he) 
Senior Musical Theatre student from Palm City, Florida

At CCM: The Wolf in Into the Woods, Ensemble in 42nd Street, Choir Member in The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Ensemble in Guys and Dolls. Elsewhere: Luis in West Side Story, Newsie in Newsies, Ensemble Cover in Mary Poppins at Utah Festival of Opera and Musical Theatre (Logan, Utah).

Zoey Johnson

Zoey Johnson 
Senior Musical Theatre student from Overland Park, Kansas

At CCM: Reza in Once, Player 1 in 35MM and Mary/Colin standby in The Secret Garden. Elsewhere: Sister Act at Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera & Kansas City Starlight, Kinky Boots, Godspell, A Musical Christmas Carol at Pittsburgh CLO and Cabaret at Black Rock Theater (Fairfield, Connecticut).

Nate Jones

Nate Jones 
Junior Musical Theatre student from Tallahassee, Florida 

At CCM: Ensemble in 30 Years of Stephen: The Music of Stephen Flaherty, Swing in Sunday in the Park with George, Can-Can Dancer in Orpehus in the Underworld (CCM Opera), and Choir Ensemble in Our Town (CCM Acting)

Christian Kidd

Christian Kidd (they/them)
Senior in Musical Theatre student from Bright, Indiana

Anna Lanier

Anna Chase Lanier
Senior Musical Theatre Student from Dallas, Texas 

At CCM: Martha in The Secret Garden, The Witch in Into the Woods, Ensemble in 42nd Street, Ensemble in Urinetown, Swing in Guys & Dolls. Elsewhere: Sophie in Mamma Mia! at The Firehouse Theatre (Farmers Branch, Texas), Alana in The Little Mermaid at Casa Manana (Ft Worth, Texas).

JT Langlas

JT Langlas 
Sophomore Musical Theatre student from Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

At CCM: Ensemble in Freshmxn Showcase. Elsewhere: Bobby in Cabaret and Giles Corey/Mercy Lewis in The Crucible with Parallel 45 Theatre (Traverse City, Michigan).

Michael Lee Jr

Michael E. Lee Jr.
Junior Musical Theatre student from Saint Louis, Missouri

Elsewhere: Audrey 2 in Little Shop of Horrors at Carnegie Theater, Footloose at the Muny, Jesus in Godspell, Martin Vanderhof in You Can’t Take It With You, Peter in Peter and the Starcatcher.

Eliza Levy

Eliza Levy
Junior Musical Theatre student from Palm City, Florida

At CCM: Dancer in Duke Ellington's Nutcracker Suite. Elsewhere: Billy Flynn in Chicago (Startstruck Theatre) Maureen in Rent (Startstruck Theatre) Hodel in Fiddler on the Roof (Startstruck Theatre).

Tyler Martin

Tyler Martin 
Senior Musical Theatre student from Cleveland, Ohio

At CCM: Daryl in Bright Star, Phantom/ Dr. Frank-N-Furter u/s in The Rocky Horror Show. Elsewhere: Cassidy Theatre (Cleveland, Ohio): Leaf Coneybear in The 25th…Spelling Bee, Hysterium in A Funny Thing...Forum, Josh/ Ensemble in 9 To 5: The Musical, Ensemble in Bonnie & Clyde: A New Musical.

Cassie Maurer

Cassie Maurer
Senior Musical Theatre student from Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

At CCM: Urinetown, Jane in The Secret Garden directed by Connor Gallagher, Peggy Sawyer U/S in 42nd Street, The Hunchback of Notre Dame. Elsewhere: Jerusha Abbott in Daddy Long Legs (Cincinnati, Ohio), Rapunzel in Into The Woods (Fort Thomas, Kentucky), Brooke, Serena, Kate, Chutney U/S in Legally Blonde, White Christmas, Mary Poppins, Gypsy and Singin’ In The Rain with the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina (Hilton Head Island, South Carolina).

Dan Klimko

Dan Klimko 
Sophomore Musical Theatre student from Cranford, New Jersey

At CCM: 30 Years of Stephen: The Music of Stephen Flaherty. Elsewhere: Butler/Brother in Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat at the New Jersey State Theater (New Brunswick, New Jersey).

Tate McElhaney

Tate McElhaney 
Senior Musical Theatre student from Latrobe, Pennsylvania

At CCM: Boatman in Sunday in the Park with George, Danny standby in Xanadu. Elsewhere: Sweeney Todd in Sweeney Todd and Herr Schultz in Cabaret at Black Rock Theater (Fairfield, Connecticut), Claude Frollo in The Hunchback of Notre Dame with Santa Rosa Summer Rep (Santa Rosa, California).

Kassi McMillan

Kassi McMillan 
Junior Musical Theatre student from Plantation, Florida

At CCM: Melpomene in Xanadu, Honoria in Rocket Science, Ensemble in 42nd Street Elsewhere: Urleen in Footloose at Great Plains Theatre, Veronica Sawyer in Heathers at The Market Theatre, Alice Murphy in Bright Star with St. Joseph Regional Performing Arts TV: Co-Star in Henry Danger.

Rose Messenger

Rose Messenger 
Senior Musical Theatre student from Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada

At CCM: The Nurse in Sunday In The Park With George, Mama Murphy in Bright Star, Baruska in Once, Swing in The Rocky Horror Show, Jack’s Mother in Into The Woods, Coach Lumbly in Rocket Science Elsewhere: Mrs. Lovett in Sweeney Todd at Black Rock Theater (Fairfield, Connecticut), Missy in Murder Mondays at the Notable Acts Theatre Festival (Fredericton, New Brunswick,  Canada)

Zoe Mezoff

Zoe Mezoff
Senior Musical Theatre student from Westport, Connecticut

At CCM: Mary Lennox in The Secret Garden. Elsewhere: Ensemble in Pippin and The Light Princess with the Summer Theatre of New Canaan (New Canaan, Connecticut).

Chesney Mitchell

Chesney Mitchell 
Senior Musical Theatre student from Jackson, Mississippi

At CCM: Little Sally in Urinetown, ensemble in 42nd Street, choir in HunchbackElsewhere: Little Red in Into the Woods, myself in Girls Like That.

Stone Mountain

Stone Mountain
Senior Musical Theatre student from Austin, Texas

At CCM: Lt. Brannigan in Guys and Dolls, Daddy Murphy in Bright Star. Elsewhere: Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet and Dr. Faustus in Dr. Faustus with the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts, Matthew Scott in Sondheim on Sondheim and Oscar Delancey/Davey understudy in Newsies with Lexington Theatre Company.

Madison Mosley

Madison Mosley
Junior Musical Theatre student from Sun Prairie, Wisconsin

Elsewhere: Rusty in Footloose, Velma in Chicago, Ado Annie in Oklahoma!, Frieda in Carrie.

Sarah Jane Nelson

Sarah Jane Nelson
Senior Musical Theatre student from Milford, Michigan

At CCM: Lucinda in Into the Woods, Ensemble in Bright Star.

Tomi Newman

Tomi Newman 
Sophomore Musical Theatre student from Springboro, Ohio

At CCM: Can-Can Dancer in Orpheus and the Underworld, Musical Theatre Class of 2025 Freshmxn Showcase: Light. Elsewhere: #13 in The Wolves with UC's Mosaic Theatre Ensemble, Day Player in Booked with 35th Parallel Productions.

Peter Neureuther

Peter Neureuther 
Junior Musical Theatre student from Harrison, New York 

At CCM: Swing in Sunday In The Park In The Park With George, Andrej in Once Elsewhere: Jack Kelly in Newsies at the Warsaw Federal Incline Theatre (Cincinnati)

Maddie Osment

Maddie Osment (she/they)
Sophomore Musical Theatre student from Anaheim, California 

At CCM: Freshmxn Showcase. Elsewhere: Ensemble in The Hunchback of Notre Dame at La Mirada Regional (La Mirada, California).

Eli Owens

Eli Owens 
Senior Musical Theatre student from Rochester, New York

At CCM: Guys and Dolls, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, 42nd Street, Bright Star, Rocket Science (workshop) with Kevin McCollum, Jack in Into the Woods, Officer Barrel in Urinetown. Elsewhere: Matilda at the Beck Center for the Arts (Cleveland, Ohio).

A headshot of Sarah Pansing

Sarah Pansing
Senior Musical Theatre student from Phoenix, Arizona

At CCM: Pennywise in Urinetown, Old Lady/Dot Understudy in Sunday in the Park With George, Soloist in Rocket Science Elsewhere: Sally Bowles in Cabaret at Black Rock Theatre (Fairfield, Connecticut), The Witch in Into the Woods at The Carnegie (Covington, Kentucky), Anne in The Diary of Anne Frank at Hale Centre Theatre (Gilbert, Arizona).

Gracie Parker

Gracie Parker 
Junior Musical Theatre student from Las Vegas, Nevada

At CCM: The Girl in Once. Elsewhere: Fiona in Brigadoon and Ensemble in Legally Blonde at Wagon Wheel Center for the Arts (Warsaw, Indiana), Morticia in The Addams Family and Cinderella in Into the Woods (Las Vegas, Nevada).

Nicholas Pattarini

Nicholas Pattarini 
Junior Musical Theatre student from Alexandria, Virginia 

At CCM: Younger Brother and Ensemble in 30 Years of Stephen Flaherty, Soldier #1 in Sunday in the Park with George, Standby for The Guy in Once. Elsewhere: Beadle Bamford in Sweeney Todd at Broadway Method Academy (Fairfield, Connecticut) Ensemble in Rent at The Carnegie (Covington, Kentucky).

Coty Perno

Coty Perno 
Sophomore Musical Theatre student from Rochester, New York

At CCM: Player in Pippin, Dancer in Duke Ellington's Nutcracker Suite.

Sean Polk

Sean Polk 
Sophomore Musical Theatre student from Upper Marlboro, Maryland

At CCM: Ensemble in 30 Years of Stephen: The Music of Stephen Flaherty. Elsewhere: Tom Collins in Rent at The Carnegie (Covington, Kentucky).

Processed with VSCO with s3 preset

Annalise Prentiss

Annalise Prentiss 
Junior Musical Theatre student from Lancaster, Pennsylvania 

At CCM: Musical Theatre Class of 2024 Freshmen Showcase, Project Exhale: MT BIPOC Cabaret, Gold with the CCM Idea Lab. Elsewhere: Floral Sister in D’illusion: The Houdini Musical, Gabrielle in Cinderella, Sophie in Mamma Mia, Tootles in Peter Pan, ensemble roles with Fulton Theatre (Lancaster, Pennsylvania).

Stanislav Przedlacki

Stanislav Przedlacki 
Junior Musical Theatre and French student from Oakville, Ontario

At CCM: Player/Charlemagne understudy in Pippin.

Britta Rae

Britta Rae
Senior Musical Theatre student from Minneapolis, Minnesota

At CCM: Mrs. Medlock in The Secret Garden, Assistant Director of Rocket Science, Phantom (u/s Magenta, Eddie, Dr. Scott) in The Rocky Horror Show, Martha in Guys & Dolls. Elsewhere: Soloist with Summer Repertory Theatre Festival (Santa Rosa, California), Director of Girls Like That (Cincinnati, Ohio), Baker’s Wife in Into The Woods (Fort Thomas, Kentucky), Featured Vocalist in "The Wonderful Music Of Oz" with Cincinnati Pops.

Jackson Reagin

Jackson Reagin (he/him)
Junior Musical Theatre student from Seattle, Washington 

At CCM: Guy in Once, Jay/Cajun in 35mm Elsewhere: Tony in West Side Story with the Rising Star Project at the 5th Avenue Theatre (Seattle, Washington), Roger In Rent, Cinderella's Prince/Wolf/Lucinda in Into the Woods at The Carnegie (Covington, Kentucky), Bro in Secret Life of Bros with Cincinnati LAB Theatre.

Haley Root

Haley Root;
Senior Musical Theatre student from Tallahassee, Florida

At CCM: Celeste #2 in Sunday In The Park With George, Euterpe in XanaduElsewhere: Ella in Cinderella with Summer Repertory Theater (Santa Rosa, California).

Grace Rusnica

Grace Rusnica 
Junior Musical Theatre student from Irwin, Pennsylvania

At CCM: Ex-Girlfriend and The Girl understudy in Once, Female Swing in Sunday in the Park with George, Ensemble in 30 Years of Stephen: The Music of Stephen Flaherty Elsewhere: Katherine Plumber in Newsies with Cincinnati Landmark Productions, Ariel in The Little Mermaid and Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz with Stage Right (Greensburg, Pennsylvania), American Idol contestant 2020

Sammy Schechter

Sammy Schechter (he/his)
Senior Musical Theatre student from Miami, Florida

At CCM: Hot Blades Harry in Urinetown, Dancer in Nutcracker Suite, Ensemble in 42nd StreetElsewhere: Finch in Newsies at Millbrook Playhouse, Ensemble in Annie at the Taft.

Julia Schick

Julia Schick (she/they)
Junior Musical Theatre student from Kennesaw, Georgia 

At CCM: Ensemble in Pippin. Elsewhere: Joanne in Rent, Assistant Director/swing for Into the Woods, Director for d’Illusion in Concert! with Flying Chair Prod., Music Direction/Choreography for Heathers: High School Edition at Young Actors Playhouse (Kennesaw, Georgia), Choreography/Stage Management for Puffs: A Harry Potter Play at Young Actors Playhouse (Kennesaw, Georgia).

Brandon Schumacker

Brandon Schumacker 
Senior Musical Theatre student from Cleveland, Ohio 
At CCM: Ensemble/Brad Understudy in The Rocky Horror Show, the Narrator in Into the Woods, Swing for Guys and Dolls, Dr. Billeaux in Urinetown, The Hunchback of Notre Dame. Elsewhere: Mark in Altar Boyz, Anselmo in Man of La Mancha, The Music Man at Porthouse Theatre, Joseph in Joseph at Mercury Theatre Company.

Declan Smith

Declan Smith 
Freshman Musical Theatre student from West Hartford, Connecticut

Elsewhere: Ren in Footloose and Robert in The Drowsy Chaperone at Conard High School (West Hartford, Connecticut), Nick Bottom in Something Rotten!, Jamie in The Last Five Years with Benjamin Rauch at West Hartford Summer Arts Festival.

Makayla Shipe

Makayla Shipe (she/her)
Sophomore Musical Theatre student from Bryant, Arkansas 

Elsewhere: Young Eponine in Les Miserables with the Arkansas Repertory Theatre (Little Rock, Arkansas), Katherine Plumber in Newsies with Royal Theatre (Benton, Arkansas), Cosette in Les Miserables with Royal Theatre (Benton, Arkansas), Chorus in Elf the Musical with Studio Theatre (Little Rock, Arkansas) and Young Bonnie/Chorus in Bonnie and Clyde with Studio Theatre (Little Rock, Arkansas).

Sasha Spitz

Sasha Spitz (she/her)
Senior Musical Theatre student from Rye, New York

At CCM: Yvonne/Betty in Sunday in The Park with George, Phantom in The Rocky Horror Show, Female swing in The Secret Garden, Dancer in Duke Ellington's Nutcracker SuiteElsewhere: Female swing in Audrey: A New Musical (Off Broadway), Johanna in Sweeney Todd and Fraulein Kost/Fritzie in Cabaret at Black Rock Theatre (Fairfield, Connecticut), Crystal in Little Shop of Horrors at The Carnegie (Covington, Kentucky), Annaliese/Rapunzel in 54 Sings Barbie at 54 Below (New York, New York).

Spencer Stanley

Spencer Stanley
Sophomore Musical Theatre student from East Lyme, Connecticut

At CCM: Ensemble in Once Elsewhere: Anthony in Sweeney Todd at Black Rock Theater (Fairfield, Connecticut), Charlie understudy in Holiday Inn with Goodspeed Opera House (East Haddam, Connecticut) Soloist in Night Fever at 54 Below

Cynsere Stevens

Cynsere Stevens

Cynsere Stevens 
Junior Musical Theatre student from Jeannette, Pennsylvania 


At CCM: Theatre Owner in D'Illusion: The Houdini Musical (Filmed Workshop). Elsewhere: Amos in Chicago, Race in Newsies and ensemble in The Rocky Horror Show.

Jamal Stone

Jamal Stone 
Junior Musical Theatre student from Sun Prairie, Wisconsin

Elsewhere: Theo in D’Illusion, Ren McCormick in Footloose, Jack Kelly in Newsies.

IMG_1188.jpeg

Abigail Tucker 
Senior Musical Theatre student from Hunstville, Alabama

At CCM: Ensemble in 42nd Street, Ensemble and Catherine understudy in Pippin, Ensemble in Cinderella Elsewhere: Maria in The Sound of Music at The Carnegie (Covington, Kentucky), Ensemble in Sweeney Todd at Black Rock Theater (Fairfield, Connecticut), 54 Sings Barbie at 54 Below (New York, New York)

Creative and professional photographer in Brussels, Belgium

Franco Valerga 
Sophomore Musical Theatre student from Buenos Aires, Argentina 

Elsewhere: Sky in Mamma Mia! and Galileo in We Will Rock You.

Garrett Van Allen

Garrett Van Allen 
Junior Musical Theatre student from Lexington, Kentucky

At CCM: Robin in The Secret Garden, Billy in Once, Ensemble in Pippin, Assistant Director for Urinetown and Sunday in the Park with George.

Jake Waford

Jake Waford 
Senior Musical Theatre student from Shelbyville, Kentucky

At CCM: Brad in The Rocky Horror Show, Baker in Into the Woods, Tiny Tom in Urinetown, Ensemble in Yeast Nation. Elsewhere: Georg in She Loves Me at Santa Rosa Summer Rep Theatre.

Julia Yameen

Julia Yameen (she/her)
Senior Musical Theatre student from Amesbury, Massachusetts

At CCM: Ensemble in 42nd Street, Player/Theo in Pippin Elsewhere: Ariel in Footloose with Prescott Park Arts Festival (Portsmouth, New Hampshire), Lulu in Cabaret with Broadway Method Academy (Fairfield, Connecticut), Floral Sister in D'Illusion: The Houdini Musical.

actor headshots Sydney; best headshot photographer Sydney; best headshot photographers Sydney; best headshots in Sydney; business head shot; business headshot photographer; business headshot photography; business headshots Sydney; corporate headshot; corporate headshot photographer; corporate headshot photography; corporate headshots; corporate Headshots; corporate photographer; corporate photographer Sydney; corporate photography Sydney; Daniel Sommer; Daniel Sommer Headshot; Daniel Sommer Headshots; Daniel Sommer Photographer; Daniel Sommer Photography; corporate headshots Sydney; head-shots; headshot photographer; headshot photographer Sydney; headshot Sydney; headshot website; headshots; headshots in Sydney; headshots Sydney; portrait studios in Sydney; LinkedIn headshot photographer; photographer for headshots; photographers for headshots; photographers headshots; portrait photographer Sydney; portrait photography Sydney; portraits; professional headshot; professional headshot photographer; professional headshot photographers; professional headshot Sydney; professional headshots; professional headshots near me; professional headshots photography; professional headshots Sydney; professional photo studio Sydney; professional photographer headshots; professional photographers in Sydney; professional photography Sydney; professional photos Sydney; professional pictures Sydney; sydney; Sydney actor headshots; Sydney corporate photographer; Sydney corporate photographers; Sydney headshot; Sydney headshot photographer; Sydney headshot photographers; Sydney headshot photography; Sydney headshots; Sydney headshots photography; Sydney model casting; Sydney portrait; Sydney portrait photographer; Sydney portrait photographers; Sydney portrait photography; Sydney professional photography; website headshots; where to get headshots; work headshots; Sydney professional photographers; Sydney professional photographer; Sydney portraits; The Dale Studio Chippendale; The Dale; Th

Jess Zylstra 
Senior Musical Theatre student from Sydney, Australia

At CCM: Player/ Dance Captain in Pippin, Ensemble in 42nd Street, Swing in Bright Star.
Elsewhere: Lauren in Kinky Boots, Ethel in 42nd Street, Ensemble in Wizard of Oz with Music Theatre Wichita (Wichita, Kansas), Sister Margaretta in The Sound of Music at The Carnegie (Covington, Kentucky).

Opera

Manfred Anaya

Manfred Anaya
First-year Artist Diploma Opera student from Los Angeles, California

Elsewhere: Galstone in La Traviata at Dayton Opera (Dayton, Ohio), Tchaplitsky (cover) in The Queen of Spades at Des Moines Metro Opera (Indianola, Iowa), Rose’s Fiancé in Awakenings and Scott Smith (cover) in Harvey Milk at Opera Theatre of Saint Louis (Saint Louis, Missouri), Telamone in Ercol su’l Termodonte with Pacific Opera Project (Los Angeles, California).

Kendra Beasley

Kendra Beasley
Second-year Artist Diploma Opera student from Madison, Georgia

At CCM: Marcellina in Le Nozze di FigaroElsewhere: The Ordering of Moses with The Louisville Orchestra, Jungle Book, Ensemble in Carmen at The Glimmerglass Festival (Cooperstown, New York), Berta in Il Barbiere di Siviglia at The New Orleans Opera.

Justin Burgess

Justin Burgess
Second-year Artist Diploma Opera student from South Lyon, Michigan

At CCM: Ormonte in Partenope, Actor in The Bartered Bride, Mercurio in La Callisto, Mr. Hatfield in Dinner at Eight, Chorus in La clemenza di Tito. Elsewhere: Chorus in Sweeney Todd, Fiorello in Il barbiere di Siviglia, Zerbin in L'ile de Merlin (Wolf Trap Opera), Figaro in Il barbiere di Siviglia, Eisenstein in Die Fledermaus, Escamillo in Carmen (Opera in the Ozarks), Figaro in Le nozze di Figaro, Puck in A Midsummer Night's Dream, Gregorio in Roméo et Juliette (University of Michigan Opera).

Caleb Glickman

Caleb Glickman 
First-year Artist Diploma Opera Coaching student from Los Angeles, California 

At CCM: MM in Orchestral Conducting, Music Director of L’Amant AnonymeElsewhere: Assistant conductor at Pittsburgh Festival Opera.

Jie Fang Goh

Jie Fang Goh
First-year Artist Diploma Opera Coaching student from Melaka, Malaysia

At CCM:  Music staff for Les Dialogues des Carmélites, Agrippina, and Fellow Travelers
Elsewhere: Rehearsal Pianist and Coach for Die Zauberflöte with Miami Music Festival (Miami, Florida), Music staff for Pluto and Mondo Novo with Vienna Summer Music Festival (Vienna, Austria), Assistant Music Director and Pianist-Coach for Die Zauberflöte with Music on Site, Inc. (Wichita, Kansas), Music staff for Godspell and How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying with Baylor Department of Theater Arts (Waco, Texas), Rehearsal Pianist for Signor Deluso with Baylor Opera, Keyboardist for Mamma Mia! with Waco Civic Theater (Waco, Texas).

Saane Halaholo

Saane Halaholo
Second-year Artist Diploma Opera student from Orinda, California

At CCM: Countess Almaviva in Le nozze di Figaro, Chorus in The Bartered BrideElsewhere: Annina in La traviata, Susannah cover and chorus in Susannah, Léontine cover and chorus in L’Amant Anonyme with Wolf Trap Opera (Vienna, Virginia), Blanche de la Force in Dialogues des Carmélites, Cunegonde in Candide, and Nina in Chérubin with Bob Cole Conservatory Opera Institute (Long Beach, California).

Christina Hazen

Christina Hazen
Second-year Artist Diploma Opera student from Loveland, Colorado

At CCM: Rosmira in Partenope, Cherubino in Le nozze di Figaro with CCM Opera Bootcamp, Giove in Diana in Calisto. Norman Treigle Award Winner 2020. Elsewhere: Flora in La traviata with Dayton Opera, Hänsel in Hänsel und Gretel with Opera Steamboat, Sally in The Hours with Cincinnati Opera/Opera Fusion New works, Chorus in Carmen with Cincinnati Opera.

Georgia Jacobson

Georgia Jacobson
Second-year Artist Diploma Opera student from Duluth, Minnesota

At CCM: Zweite Dame in Die Zauberflöte, Endimione in La Calisto, Dryade in Ariadne auf Naxos, Chorus in La Clemenza di Tito. Elsewhere: Mary Johnson (cover) in Fellow Travelers with Des Moines Metro Opera, Virginia Woolf in The Hours (workshop) with Opera Fusion: New Works/ Cincinnati Opera, Maman/La Tasse/La Libellule in L'Enfant et les sortilèges with Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra. Upcoming: Orfeo (cover) in Orfeo ed Euridice with Kentucky Opera.

Chuanyuan Liu

Chuanyuan Liu
First-year Artist Diploma Opera student from Changchun, China

Elsewhere: Man Under the Arch/Hotel Clerk in The Hours with The Philadelphia Orchestra (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), Priest/Medium in In A Grove with Pittsburgh Opera (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania), Arsamene in Serse with Chautauqua Institution (Chautauqua, New York), Damon in Acis and Galatea with Bard College Conservatory of Music (Annandale-on-Hudson, New York), Nireno in Giulio Cesare with Chicago Summer Opera (Chicago, Illinois).

Alison Pogorelc

Alison Pogorelc 
First-year Artist Diploma Opera Stage Direction student from Milwaukee, Wisconsin

At CCM: L’Amant Anonyme. Elsewhere: Sleep hath its own world, Che si può fare? (Early Music Now), The Way Through Sorrow (Rochester Fringe Festival), Station Island, The Silenced (The New School Drama). Assisting Credits: Il trovatore, The Magic Flute (The Glimmerglass Festival), Little Mahagonny, Bronzeville Boheme (The Florentine Opera) Ariadne auf Naxos (Cincinnati Opera) L’incoronazione di Poppea (Bare Opera, Opernfest Berlin), The Rake’s Progress, Così fan tutte, Vanessa, Street Scene, Le nozze di Figaro (Mannes Opera).

Felicity Tomkins

Felicity Tomkins 
Second-year Artist Diploma Opera student from Te Puke, New Zealand

At CCM: Jeannette in L’amant Anonyme, Soprano soloist in Mahler’s Symphony No. 4.  Elsewhere: DMMF Studio Artist with New Zealand Opera (Auckland, New Zealand), Giulietta in The Tales of Hoffmann at University of Waikato (New Zealand), Chorus and Countess Almaviva (cover) in Le Nozze di Figaro, Norina in Don Pasquale and Elle (cover) in La voix humaine with New Zealand Opera, Nedda (cover) in Pagliacci with Festival Opera (New Zealand).

Candace Williams

Candace Williams
First-year Artist Diploma Opera student from Capitol Heights, Maryland 

At CCM: Constance in Les Dialogues des Carmélites, Lucy in Fellow TravelersElsewhere: Lauretta in Gianni Schicchi at University of Kentucky Opera Theatre (Lexington, Kentucky), Lucinda and Cinderella/Rapunzel (cover) in Into the Woods with Distilled Theatre Company (Lexington, Kentucky), Norina in Don Pasquale (partial) at Oakwood University (Huntsville, Alabama).

Ryan Wolfe

Ryan Wolfe
First-year Artist Diploma Opera student from Arlington Heights, Illinois

At CCM: Conte Almaviva in Le nozze di Figaro, Cardinal 3/Priest/Father in Galileo Galilei, Kecal in The Bartered Bride, Giove in La CalistoElsewhere: Sen. Potter’s Asst./Bookseller/French Priest/etc. in Fellow Travelers, Narumov in Pikova Dama, Papageno cover in Die Zauberflöte (Des Moines Metro Opera), Le fauteuil/un chêne in L’enfant et les sortilèges at Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Belcore in L'elisir d'amore at Chautauqua Institution.

Daria Zholnerova

Daria Zholnerova
Artist Diploma Opera Directing student from Saint Petersburg, Russia

Elsewhere: Director of Don Giovanni, director of Snow Maiden, director of L'elisir D'amore, director of Dido and Aeneas at Unlikely Opera House (Saint Petersburg, Russia), director of La Traviata at St. Petersburg Conservatory Opera and Ballet Theatre (Saint Petersburg, Russia).

Theatre Design and Production

Costume Design and Technology

Hadley Bruno

Hadley Bruno
Junior Costume Design and Technology student from Seabrook Island, South Carolina

Elsewhere: Costume Designer for John Lennon and Me and Dancing at Lughnasa (Stephen F. Austin State University).

Savannah Brooks

Savannah Brooks
Junior Costume Design and Technology student from Dallas, Texas

At CCM: Wardrobe Head for Xanadu, The Marriage of Figaro. Elsewhere: Wardrobe Crew for Cinderella, The Mock Marriage, The Fantasticks, Hello, Dolly at the Ohio Light Opera (Wooster, Ohio); Wardrobe Supervisor for Legally Blonde at Grand Prairie Arts Council (Grand Prairie, Texas).

Meredith Buckley

Meredith Buckley 
Third-year MFA Costume Design and Technology student from Bloomington, Indiana 

At CCM: Our Town and The Marriage of Figaro. Elsewhere: The Comedy of Errors and the original production Snug (Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey), Little Shop of Horrors and Little Women (Indiana University).

Corey Cochran

Corey Cochran
Junior Costume Design and Technology student from North Richland Hills, Texas

Elsewhere: Hair, Wig, and Makeup Designer, First Hand to the Costume Shop for Pippin, 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Jesus Christ Superstar, The Robber Bridegroom, Ain’t Misbehavin’, the Buddy Holly Story at Timber Lake Playhouse (Mount Carroll, Illinois).

Quinn Collins

Quinn Collins
Senior Costume Design and Technology student from Mason, Ohio

Elsewhere: Costume department at Kinds Island, Costumes Intern at Kentucky Shakespeare in Louisville.

Miranda Cotman

Miranda Cotman  
Second-year MFA Costume Design and Technology student from Westerville, Ohio

At CCM: Design Assistant for Blue Stockings, Draper for She Loves Me Elsewhere: Firsthand at The Glimmerglass Festival (Cooperstown, New York), Firsthand & Stitcher at Cincinnati Shakespeare Company

UC CCM logo

Natasha Cox
Third-year MFA Costume Design and Technology student from South Orange, New Jersey

Elsewhere: Designer for A Doll's House: Part Two with PURE Theatre (Charleston, South Carolina), True West with PURE Theatre (Charleston, South Carolina), Fool For Love with PURE Theatre (Charleston, South Carolina), Student Choreographer Concert with College of Charleston, (Charleston, South Carolina) Enron with College of Charleston (Charleston, South Carolina).

Peggie Dona

Peggie Dona
Sophomore Costume Design and Technology student from Toledo, Ohio

At CCM: Set/Props Running Crew for Our Town, Costume Running Crew and Set construction Crew for Xanadu.

Erin Donnelly 
Second-year MFA Costume Design and Technology student from Cincinnati, Ohio 

Elsewhere: Costume shop assistant at Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), costume alternations for Royal Caribbean productions, including Mamma Mia! and Cats.

Jayna Fry

Jayna Fry 
First year MFA Costume Design student from Spruce Grove, Alberta, Canada

Elsewhere: Many shows in various Utah theaters

Iris Harmon

Iris Harmon 
Senior Costume Design and Technology student from Cincinnati, Ohio

At CCM: Wardrobe Head for 42nd Street, Costume Design Assistant for The Rocky Horror Show, Costume Designer for Sunday in the Park with George. Elsewhere: Stitcher for Book of Mormon National Tour (Aronoff), Dresser for Mean Girls 1st National Tour (Aronoff), Principal Dresser for Hello, Dolly! National Tour (Aronoff), Principal Dresser for Les Misérables National Tour (Aronoff), Costume Designer for Berlin Opera Academy, Wardrobe on the film Bones and All, Wardrobe Assistant for Hostess commercial.

UC CCM logo

Nato Hermann 
Junior Costume Design and Technology student from Cincinnati, Ohio

Elsewhere: Wardrobe Apprentice in Chicago with Theatre Aspen (Aspen, Colorado), Wardrobe Apprentice in Rock of Ages with Theatre Aspen.

Emily O'Donnell

Emily O’Donnell 
Senior Costume Design and Technology student from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

At CCM: Wig and Makeup Crew for 42nd Street, Dresser for The Secret Garden.

Maria Ortiz Lopez

María Fernanda Ortiz
Third-year MFA Costume Design and Technology student from Mexico City, Mexico

At CCM: Assistant Designer for The Bardered Bride and The Secret Garden, Designer film production of The Good Trouble Project and Little Shop of Horrors, future designer for Our Town and Pippin. Elsewhere: Costume Stitcher/Wardrobe head for The Merry Wives of Windsor, The Book of Will, The Bridges of Madison County, Romeo and Juliet and a children´s production The Gnomes of Gnot-A-Hill (Texas Shakespeare Festival).

Meredith Randall

Meredith Randall 
Sophomore Costume Design and Technology student from Toledo, Ohio

At CCM: Our Town.

Amira Rowe

Amira Rowe 
Junior Costume Design and Technology student from Cincinnati, Ohio

At CCM: Wardrobe Head for Xanadu, Wardrobe Head for The Marriage of Figaro, Wardrobe Supervisor for Something Rotten, Assistant Costume Designer for Frankenstein. Elsewhere: Costumes Advisor for Tarzan, Costumes Advisor for Anastasia, Draper for SpongeBob Squarepants: The Broadway Musical.

Cassie Smith

Cassie Smith 
Sophomore Costume Design and Technology student from Arlington, Virginia

At CCM: Debut production in Our Town. Elsewhere: Costume Crew Member in Pinocchio with Encore Theater (Arlington, Virginia) and Costume Crew Member in The Tale of Sweeney Todd with the Arlington Players (Arlington, Virginia).

Chloe Marstellar

Chloe Marstellar 
Senior Costume Design and Technology student from Cincinnati, Ohio

ElsewhereBe More Chill (Production Assistant), Pipeline (Stage Manager and Light Board Operator), Silent Sky (Assistant Stage Manager), All Childish Things (Prop Run Crew) Treasure Island (Wardrobe Supervisor), Charlie Brown Christmas (Wardrobe Crew), Bang Bang You’re Dead (Stage manager), Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Wardrobe Supervisor). 

UC CCM logo

Abby Powers 
Junior Costume Design and Technology student from Jamestown, Ohio

At CCM: Wardrobe Head for L'Amant Anonyme, Wardrobe Head for Sunday in the Park with George, Costume Design Assistant for A Dream Play Elsewhere: Stitcher for Enchanted AprilMuch Ado About Nothing and Metromaniacs at The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey (Madison, New Jersey)

Brittannie Travis

Brittannie McKenna Travis 
Third-year MFA Costume Design and Technology student from Indianapolis, Indiana 

At CCM: Costume Designer of Fellow Travelers, Blue Stockings; Costume Coordinator of Xanadu; Wardrobe Supervisor of Lysistrata + Trojan Women, Dialogues of the Carmelites. Elsewhere: Costume Designer of Sidra Bell’s Work Within Dreams with Ball State University (Muncie, Indiana); 2021 Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival National Costume Design Award Recipient for In the Heights (Washington D.C.); 2022 Costume Design Intern at Television Academy Foundation – Emmy’s (Los Angeles, California).

Megan Vaughn

Megan Vaughn 
Senior Costume Design and Technology student from Houston, Texas

At CCM: Assistant Wardrobe Supervisor for The Secret Garden, Assistant Costume Designer for Bright Star, Wardrobe Head/Dresser for Clybourne Park, Wardrobe Head for The Bartered Bride, Wardrobe Head/Dresser for The Rocky Horror Show, Assistant Costume Designer/Wardrobe Head for Lady Windermere’s Fan, Dresser for Our Country’s Good, Dresser/Stitcher for Guys and Dolls.

Lauren Wooten

Lauren Wooten
Sophomore Costume Design and Technology student from West Chester Township, Ohio

Make-Up and Wig Design

Collin Gallaher

Colin Gallaher 
Third-year MFA Make-Up and Wig Design student from Wappingers Falls, New York

At CCM: Make-Up and Wig Designer for Once, Pippin. Elsewhere: Make-Up and Wig Apprentice (2021) at the Santa Fe Opera, Make-Up and Wig Designer for The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui at Western Connecticut State University (Danbury, Connecticut) (KCACTF award winning), Make-Up and Wig Designer for Uncle Vanya at Western Connecticut State University (Danbury, Connecticut) and Evita at Western Connecticut State University (Danbury, Connecticut).

Tiara Jones 
Second-year MFA Make-up and Wig Design student from Alexandria, Virginia 

At CCM: Our Town, Xanadu, The Marriage of Figaro, Blue Stockings, Pippin, Sunday in the Park with George. Elsewhere: Annual DAAP Fashion Show in collaboration with CCM, New York Fashion Week. Albert C. Yates Fellowship recipient.

Madison McKenzie Weber 
Third-year MFA Make-up and Wig Design student from Owensboro, Kentucky 


At CCM: Partenope, Little Shop of Horrors, Our Town. Elsewhere: Hello Dolly, Crazy for You, Always Patsy Cline, All Shook Up, Legally Blonde, Off-Broadway Urban Stages Outreach.

Lighting Design and Technology

William Baker

William Baker
Senior Lighting Design and Technology student from Frisco, Texas

At CCM: Lighting Designer for La Voix Humaine, Wings, Pas De Quatre; Projection Designer for Wings, Assistant Lighting Designer for 42nd Street, Master Electrician for L'Orfeo. Elsewhere: Lighting Fellow at Rock the House AV (Cleveland, Ohio), Lighting Intern at Cincinnati Ballet (Cincinnati, Ohio).

Paige Baumann

Paige Baumann 
Senior Lighting Design and Technology student from Cincinnati, Ohio 

At CCM: Lighting designer for The Magic Flute, associate lighting designer for Student Choreographers' Showcase and assistant lighting designer for The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime. Elsewhere: Assistant lighting designer for Pippin, Bonnie & Clyde, Mamma Mia!, Sylvia and The 39 Steps with Summer Repertory Theatre Festival (Santa Rosa, California).

UC CCM logo

Aiden Bezark 
Senior Lighting Design and Technology student from Chicago, Illinois

At CCM: Lighting Designer for Once and Into the Woods, Motion Graphics Designer for Wings and Hope after Hate, Assistant Lighting Designer for Pippin, Bright Star, La Clemenza di Tito. Elsewhere: Lighting Designer for Little Shop of Horrors at Carnegie, Assistant Lighting Designer for Swan Lake and The Nutcracker at the Cincinnati Ballet.

Jason Bowden

Jason Bowden
Senior Lighting Design and Technology student from Carrollton, Texas

At CCM: Media Programmer and Content Creator for “The Hughes Project,” Projection Designer and Media Programmer for “The Laramie Project.” Elsewhere: Assistant Lighting Designer for Leon Bridges TV Specials with XR Studios (Los Angeles, California) Scenic/Projection Designer for “Cheer in Every Room” with Lightborne Communications (Cincinnati, Ohio).

Natalia Carlson

Natalia Carlson 
Senior Lighting Design and Technology student from Atlanta, Georgia

At CCM: Lighting Designer for the CCM Prep Youth Ballet Concert, Rise (CCM Idea Lab) , Multiplicity (CCM Idea Lab), Associate Lighting Designer for Giselle, Assistant Lighting Designer for Galileo Galilei and Xanadu Elsewhere: Lighting Designer for the Miami Dance Theater (Oxford, Ohio) and The Andree Expedition with the Cincinnati Song Initiative, Assistant Lighting Designer for The Pirates of Penzance, Aida, Bal de Triomphe & The Toast and Morris & Friends with the Cincinnati Opera, Lighting Second Assistant at the Williamstown Theatre Festival (Williamstown, Massachusetts). 

Abby Fluck

Abby Fluck
Sophomore Lighting Design and Technology student from Wayne, Pennsylvania

At CCM: Board Operator for Xanadu, Assistant Master Electrician for Pippin and The Burials, PE for 30 Years of Stephen: The Music of Stephen Flaherty, PE2 for Hughes Project 2.0 Elsewhere: Electrician Apprentice for GreasePrivate Lives, Always Pasty Cline, God Of Carnage, An American in Paris, and Murder on the Orient Express at The Cape Playhouse (Dennis, Massachusetts).

UC CCM logo

Andrew Gange 
Junior Lighting Design and Technology student from Flower Mound, Texas

At CCM: ALD2 for Light in the Piazza, Media BO for Wings.

Thomas Hase

Thomas Hase
MFA Lighting Design and Technology student from Madison, Wisconsin

Elsewhere: Resident Lighting Designer and Lighting Director for Cincinnati Opera for 25 years; US designs include LA Opera, New York City Opera, BAM Next Wave, Washington National Opera, Kennedy Center, DC, and Santa Fe Opera. International designs include the Vienna State Opera, Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona, The Bavarian State Opera, The Barbican in London, The Abbey Theatre in Ireland, The Finnish, Columbian, Dutch National Operas, and Opéra National de Bordeaux.

Sydney Hunt

Oliver Hunt
Senior Lighting Design and Technology student from Milton, Georgia

At CCM: Projections Designer for The Magic Flute, Programmer for Xanadu, Media Programmer for Fall Dance, Content Creator for Sunday in the Park With George. Elsewhere: Production Sound, Video and Lighting Technician for Interlochen Center for the Arts, summer 2021.

Kate Ingram

Kate Ingram 
Senior Lighting Design and Technology student from Cincinnati, Ohio

At CCM: Associate Lighting Designer for Giselle, Assistant Lighting Designer of Once. Elsewhere: Assistant Lighting Designer of Something Rotten!, staff electrician/board operator of A Chorus Line and Spongebob The Musical at Plays-in-the-Park (Edison, New Jersey).

Ashton Karp

Ashton Karp
Sophomore Lighting Design and Technology student from Kingwood, Texas

At CCM: Our Town.

Bri Kelley

Bri Kelly 
Sophomore Lighting Design and Technology student from Gaithersburg, Maryland

Elsewhere: Assistant sound designer and A1 on Jekyll and Hyde an Immersive Musical Thriller, A1 on Always, Patsy Cline with Free Range Humans (Fredrick, Maryland), A2 on Cabaret with Southeastern Summer Theatre Institute (Hilton Head, South Carolina),  Sound Designer and Audio engineer on Pippin with The Free Theatre (Gaithersburg, Maryland), A1 on Romeo and Juliet with The Endangered Species Theatre Project (Fredrick, Maryland).

Baron Leon

Baron Leon 
Second-year MFA Lighting Design and Technology student from Orlando, Florida

Elsewhere: Disney Contemporary Resort’s New Years’ Eve Pixar Party, the University of Mobile’s The Secret Garden, Emerald Coast Theatre’s Constellations, and Everblue Arts’ Band Geeks.

Processed with VSCO with c8 preset

Ian MacIntosh
Senior Lighting Design and Technology student from Houston, Texas

At CCM: Screens producer and content creator for The Hughes Project, lighting and projection designer for Travelogue, Fall Dance. Elsewhere: Assistant lighting designer for Leon Bridges TV Specials with XR Studios (Los Angeles, California), content creator for Kurt Weill: The Seven Deadly Sins with the Dutch National Opera and Ballet (Amsterdam, Netherlands).

Alex Mason

Alex Mason
Fourth-year MFA Lighting Design and Technology student from Virginia Beach, Virginia

Elsewhere: Cabaret, Mean Girls, Curious Incident..., Side Show, Assassins, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Les Misérables, Silent Sky and Honeymoon in Vegas.

Will Meckstroth

William Meckstroth 
Junior Lighting Design and Technology student from San Jose, California

At CCM: Assistant Lighting Designer for Frankenstein, Dance Works (Fall 2022), Something Rotten!, Production Electrician for L'Amant Anonyme, Assistant Lighting Designer for Student Choreographer’s Showcase (Fall 2021) Elsewhere: Lighting Designer for Romeo and Juliet with Silicon Valley Shakespeare (San Jose, California), Programmer/Board Operator for Shylock with Tabard Theatre Company (San Jose, California).

Dionte Mercado

Dionte Mercado 
Senior Lighting Design and Technology student from Alpharetta, Georgia

At CCM: Master Electrician for Xanadu and Pippin. Lighting Programmer for Spring DanceElsewhere: Electrics Apprentice for Santa Fe Opera 2021 Season.

Claire Michels

Claire Michels
Junior Lighting Design and technology student from Oregon, Wisconsin

At CCM: Spotlight operator for Choreography Showcase, Assistant Master Electrician on Fall and Spring Dance shows, Assistant Lighting Designer for Emelia. Elsewhere: Associate Lighting Designer for Titanic and Sweeney Todd with Oregon Straw Hat Players, Lighting Designer for Nutcracker, Recitals (2018, 2019) with A Leap Above Dance (Oregon, Wisconsin).

Nate Miller

Nate Miller
Sophomore Lighting Design and Technology student from Cincinnati, Ohio

Elsewhere: Lighting Tech with I.A.T.S.E. Local 5 at the Cincinnati Opera.

UC CCM logo

Arcadia Paff 
Sophomore Lighting Design and Technology student from Cincinnati, Ohio

Elsewhere: Running Crew in Legally Blonde with CYPT, Assistant Lighting Designer in Shrek with CAST, Light Board Operator in Spring Awakening with CAST, Lighting Designer in Puffs with CAST, Lighting Designer and Projections Operator in Big Fish with CAST.

Kristen Peck

Kristen Peck 
Second-year MFA Lighting Design and Technology student from Fontana, California  

Elsewhere: Bee-luther-hatchee, Heathers and Real Women Have Curves at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona); God of Carnage with The Wayward Artist and Titus Andronicus with Southern California Shakespeare Festival.

Bella Pfeiffer

Bella Pfeiffer
Junior Lighting Design and Technology student from Cincinnati, Ohio

At CCM: ALD for Choreographers Showcase, ALD for Sunday in the Park with George, Laser Designer for The Hughes Project 2.0 Elsewhere: Lighting and Laser Designer with Image Engineering (Baltimore, Maryland). 

Alaina Pizzoferrato

Alaina Pizzoferrato 
Third-year MFA Lighting Design and Technology student from Lemont, Illinois

At CCM: Lighting Designer for Xanadu, Sunday in the Park with George and The Light in the Piazza.

Sydney Riddle

Sydney Riddle 
Junior Lighting Design and Technology student from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

At CCM: Head Media Tech/Operator for Galileo Galilei, Assistant Lighting Designer for L'Amant Anonyme, Assistant Lighting Designer for 30 Years of Stephen: The Music of Stephen Flaherty, and Spring AwakeningElsewhere: Warehouse crew member at Bandit Lites for Jason Aldean tour, Dude Perfect tour and Shinedown tour, Assistant Lighting Designer for New Works 2022 with The Cincinnati Ballet.

A headshot of Riley Rowan

Riley Rowan 
Junior Lighting Design and Technology student from Virginia Beach, Virginia

At CCM: Programmer for 30 Years of Stephen: The Music of Stephen Flaherty, and Our Town, Production Electrician for Sunday in the Park with George, Asst. Production Electrician for Dance Works, Programmer for Little Shop of Horrors.

Kyle Strickland

Kyle Strickland 
Junior Lighting Design and Technology student from Plano, Texas

At CCM: Light Board Operator in Choreographers’ Showcase. Elsewhere: Deck Electrician in ALIEN/NATION with Williamstown Theatre Festival (Williamstown, Massachusetts).

Samuel Wilson

Samuel Wilson 
Senior Lighting Design and Technology student from Cincinnati, Ohio

At CCM: Master Electrician and Programmer for Wings, Master Electrician and Programmer for Magic Flute, Assistant Master Electrician and Programmer for The Good Trouble Project, Spot Op. for 42nd Street. Elsewhere: Programmer for Shrek at Performing Arts Inc, Lighting Design Intern for Commonwealth Artists Student Theatre, Live Entertainment Tech for Kings Island.

Stage Management

Kali Ashurst

Kali Ashurst
Second-year MFA Stage Management Student from West Palm Beach, Florida

Elsewhere: Stage Manager for Patsy Cline, Next to Normal at Lake Worth Playhouse; Stage Manager for Pippin’, White Guy on the Bus, Assistant Stage Manager for Hairspray, Jesus Christ Superstar at University of Florida.

UC CCM logo

Leah Berry 
Senior Stage Management student from Lexington, Kentucky 

At CCM: Assistant Stage Manager The Rocky Horror Show, Student Choreographers Showcase; Project Manager for Light in the Piazza, Little Shop of Horrors and,The Laramie Project; Assistant Production Manager for CCM 21-22 Season. Elsewhere: Assistant Stage Manager Holiday Inn, Flashdance, Mamma Mia!, and Matilda with Surflight Theatre (Beach Haven, New Jersey); Assistant Stage Manager James and the Giant Peach with Lexington Children's Theatre (Lexington, Kentucky). 

Indy Caramelli

El Bowers
Freshman Stage Management student from Liberty Township, Ohio

At CCM: Production Assistant for Something Rotten. Elsewhere: Stage Manager for 101 Dalmatians at Rise Up Performing Arts (Hamilton, Ohio). 

Indy Caramelli

Indy Caramelli
Junior Stage Management student from Austin, Texas

At CCM: Various dance, opera and musical theatre productions Elsewhere: Austin Actors Studio and Liberty Exhibition Hall

Annalee Crosser

Annalee Crosser
Sophomore Stage Management student from Edmond, Oklahoma

At CCM: 2nd Assistant Stage Manager for L'Amant Anonyme, Production Assistant for The Marriage of Figaro Elsewhere: Assistant Stage Manager for The Bridges of Madison County with Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre (Winchester, Virginia), Assistant Stage Manager for Once Upon a Mattress at Lyric Thelma Gaylord Academy (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma).

Sophia Gamble

Sophia Gamble 
Sophomore Stage Management student from Fort Thomas, Kentucky 

At CCM: Production Assistant for Our Town and Sunday in the Park with George.

Roza Gavriilidis 
Senior Stage Management student from Norwalk, Connecticut 

At CCM: Assistant Stage Manager for Partenope, Production Assistant for Bartered Bride.

Marley Giggey

Marley Giggey
Third-year MFA Stage Management student from Chantilly, Virginia

At CCM: Travelogue, Student Choreographers’ Showcase 2020, Assistant Stage Manager for Clybourne Park, The Bartered Bride. Elsewhere: Resident Stage Manager for  Treasure Island, Richard III, The Trial, Hamlet, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Titus Andronicus, The Adventures of Peter Pan, Twelfth Night, The Man in the Iron Mask, The Tempest at Synetic Theater (Arlington, Virginia), Stage Manager for Astro Boy and the God of Comics, Mojo at Studio Theatre (Washington, DC), Production Assistant for Company, Dying City, Xanadu at Signature Theatre (Arlington, VA). 

Hannah Kate Hawver

Hannah Kate Hawver 
Sophomore Stage Management student from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Elsewhere: Ring Them Bells and Sunny and Sandy Save Christmas at Long Bay Theatre, High Steppin’ Country at Lakewood Campground.

Emma Heath

Emma Heath
Senior Stage Management student from Cary, North Carolina

At CCM: Production Stage Manager on Xanadu, Production Stage Manager on Spring Dance 2021, Production Stage Manager on Hope After Hate, Assistant Stage Manager on A Midsummer Night's Dream, Assistant Stage Manager on Partenope, Production Assistant on Government Inspector. Elsewhere: Production Intern at The Cincinnati Ballet.

Emma King 
Senior Stage Management student from Cincinnati, Ohio 

At CCM: Assistant Stage Manager of Wings, Assistant Production Manager of TDP Projects 2021, Production Assistant of Clybourne Park. Elsewhere: Production Stage Manager of Little Shop of Horrors and Newsies with Performing Arts, Inc. (Cincinnati). 

Indy Caramelli

Lily Landoch 
Freshman Stage Management student from Chicago, Illinois

At CCM: Production Assistant for Dialogues of the Carmelites, Wardrobe Crew for She Loves Me.

Rachel Ledington

Rachel Ledington 
Junior Stage Management student from Round Rock, Texas

At CCM: Magic Flute. Elsewhere: Little Mermaid at Zilker Hillside theatre, Kids Act Out productions at Liberty Exhibition Hall.

Emily Mallendick

Emily Mallendick 
Sophomore Stage Management student from Toledo, Ohio

At CCM: Assistant Stage Manager for Dialogues of the Carmelites and Spring Awakening. Production Assistant for Blue Stockings and The Burials. Deck Electrician for Cincinnati Dionysia and Frankenstein. Wig and Makeup Crew for The Marriage of Figaro, Scenic Crew for Xanadu and Pippin Elsewhere: Stage Manager for Rent with Stone Productions (Toledo, Ohio).

Jie Min

Jie Min 
Second-year MFA Stage Management student from Harbin, China 

Elsewhere: Co-director, Stage Manager and Video Editor of staged short play Am I Still Alive (2019) and Film Producer in dance short film A Painting (2019) at BDA; Executive Director and Dance Choreographer of Gala Celebrate the Spring Festival (2021) at China Central Television.

Sarah Patisaul

Sarah Patisaul 
Junior Stage Management student from Cary, North Carolina

At CCM: A Midsummer Night's Dream and Julius Caesar. Elsewhere: The Tempest at Burning Coal Theatre Company (Raleigh, NC) and Assistant Stage Mamager on Tuck Everlasting at Southeastern Summer Theatre Institute (Hilton Head, South Carolina).

Rosie Pavlik

Rosie Burns Pavlik 
Senior Stage Management student from Farmington Hills, Michigan

At CCM: Production Stage Manager for Dialogues of the CarmelitesJulius Caesar, and Orpheus and the Underworld, Calling Stage Manager for Cincinnati Dyonisia. Assistant Stage Manager for Cinderella, Galileo Galilei, and Travelogue, Production Assistant for The Magic Flute, and Rocket Science, Wardrobe Supervisor for Spring Awakening. Elsewhere: Orchestra Stage Manager for Aspen Music Festival, Assistant Stage Manager for The Sound of Music (Aspen Music Festival) and The Absentee (The KNOW Theatre of Cincinnati), Sub-Assistant Stage Manager for Don Giovanni (Aspen Music Festival).

Morgan Piper

Morgan Piper 
Senior Stage Management student from Chicago, Illinois

At CCM: Production Stage Manager for Something Rotten!, Giselle, and Dance Works. Assistant Stage Manager for Once, Together/Apart, From Broadway With Love, and The Hughes Project. Production Assistant for Lady Windermere's Fan Elsewhere: Cinderella with the Cincinnati Ballet, The House of the Negro Insane at the Contemporary American Theater Festival (Shepherdstown, West Virginia).

Katie Reus

Katie Reus
Junior Stage Management student from St. Louis, Missouri

At CCM: Production Stage Manager for A Dream Play, Assistant Stage Manager for GiselleBlue Stockings, Dance Works (Fall 2021), Student Choreographer's Showcase 2021, Production Assistant for From Broadway with Love.

Processed with VSCO with p5 preset

Maggie Seibert
Senior Stage Management student from Fort Thomas, Kentucky

At CCM: Production Stage Manager for The Burials, Production Manager for CCM Radio Plays, Assistant Stage Manager for Dance Works, Student Choreographer Showcase and Falstaff, Production Assistant for The Secret Garden and The Rocky Horror Show Elsewhere: Assistant Stage Manager for Freaky Friday and Into the Breeches at the Lyric Repertory Company

Processed with VSCO with g6 preset

Sage Shepard
Junior Stage Management student from Cornwall Bridge

At CCM: Production Stage Manager for The Wild Party and Dance Works, Assistant Stage Manager for Cincinnati Dionysia, Sunday in the Park with George, and Le Nozze de Figaro, Production Assistant for Ariadne Auf Naxos Elsewhere: Stage Management Intern for Chicago, Camelot and Mary Poppins at The Muny (St. Louis, Missouri)

Anika Shirvaikar

Anika Shirvaikar 
Sophomore Stage Management student from Millburn, New Jersey

At CCM: Assistant Stage Manager for She Loves Me and Thirty Years of Stephen: The Music of Stephen Flaherty, Production Assistant for Julius Caesar and Pippin, Wardrobe Crew for Our Town, Scenic Crew for Once and Sunday in the Park With George. Elsewhere: Assistant Stage Manager for Thirteen Jr., Seussical Kids, and Something Rotten Jr. with Pixie Dust Players (Rahway, New Jersey).

Sara Sonnier

Sara Sonnier

Sara Sonnier 
Senior Stage Management student from Houston, Texas 

At CCM: Stage Manager for The Magic Flute (Undergraduate Opera), Assistant Stage Manager for DAAP Fashion Show, The Magic Flute (Graduate Opera), The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time; Production Assistant for Yeast Nation, Guys and Dolls. Elsewhere: Assistant Stage Manager for iTheatrics Choreography Video Shoot (New York), Production Assistant for Junior Theatre Festival ATL (Atlanta, Georgia) and Junior Theatre Festival West (Sacramento, California).

UC CCM logo

Madison Stone
Senior Stage Management student from Cincinnati, Ohio

At CCM: Production Assistant for Dinner at Eight, Production Stage Manager for CCM's Opera Bootcamp, Production Assistant for 42nd Street, Assistant Stage Manager for Clybourne Park, Production Stage Manager for Midsummer Night's Dream. Elsewhere: Stage Management Trainee for Cincinnati Opera’s The Coronation of Poppea.

UC CCM logo

Kaylin Story 
Senior Stage Management student from Buckeye Lake, Ohio

At CCM: Production Stage Manager for Once, Stage Manager for Student Choreographers' Showcase, Assistant Stage Manager for Ariadne Auf Naxos, Assistant Stage Manager for La Rondine, Assistant Stage Manager for The Bartered Bride, Production Assistant for The Hunchback of Notre Dame. Elsewhere: Assistant Stage Manager for Bold Moves Plus at Cincinnati Ballet, Assistant Stage Manager for Die Fledermaus at Opera Project Columbus, Assistant Stage Manager for As You Like It at Actors' Theatre of Columbus.

Kelsey Qualters 
Senior Stage Management student from Aurora, Ohio 

At CCM: Production Stage Manager for Hughes HS Project, From Broadway with Love; Production Manager for CCM Idea Lab; Assistant Stage Manager for Ariadne auf Naxos, La Rondine, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. Elsewhere: Assistant Stage Manager for Quilters, BKLYN, Altar Boyz with Porthouse Theatre and Grand Hotel with University of Oklahoma.

UC CCM logo

Bethany Untener
Freshman Stage Management student from Cincinnati, Ohio

At CCM: Production Assistant for Cincinnati Dionysia: Lysistrata + The Trojan Women.

UC CCM logo

Sam Verba 
Sophomore Stage Management student from Lebanon, Ohio

Elsewhere: A. Burr and Prop Manager in Hamilton: The Musical with Z Company Arts (Monroe, Ohio), Light Programmer in Electronic Music Group (EMG) under Will Kuhn (Lebanon, Ohio).

Haileigh Warren

Haileigh Warren 
Third-year MFA Stage Management student from Tulsa, Oklahoma

At CCM: Assistant Stage Manager for Fall Dance Travelogue and Xanadu. Elsewhere: Assistant Stage Manager/Intern at Cincinnati Ballet for "Cincinnati Made" and the "Kaplan New Works Series."

Avery Woodruff

Avery Woodruff 
Senior Stage Management student from Dayton, Ohio

At CCM: Assistant Stage Manager for Bright Star, Assistant Stage Manager for Fall Dance 2019, Production Assistant for La Clemenza di Tito. Elsewhere: SM Intern for Wozzeck and Candide at Des Moines Metro Opera, Assistant Stage Manager for Die Walkure at Queen City Opera, Production Intern for The Merry Widow at Opera Saratoga.

Sound Design and Technology

UC CCM logo

Alex Brock 
Third-year MFA Sound Design and Technology student from Greenfield, Indiana 

At CCM: Production Sound Engineer for 42nd Street, Assistant Designer for The Bartered Bride. Elsewhere: Utah Shakespeare Festival, Indiana Repertory Theater, Bay Street Theater, Syracuse Stage, Chautauqua Theater Company and New York Stage and Film. 

Kayla Chen

Kayla Chen
Junior Sound Design and Technology student from East Brunswick, New Jersey

At CCM: Assistant Designer/A2 for The Burials, Mic Tech for Pippin, Submix for Xanadu. Elsewhere: Sound Technician/A2 Sub for A Little Night Music, A2 for The Nutty Professor, A2 for The Cher Show.

UC CCM logo

Michael Donahue 
Junior Sound Design and Technology student from Norwalk, Connecticut

At CCM: Run crew for Spring Dance. Elsewhere: Sound Engineer for Shrek, Addams Family and Willy Wonka.

Brenden Friedel

Brenden Friedel
Junior Sound Design and Technology student from Orlando, Florida

At CCM: Something Rotten!, Xanadu, Dance Works, and Orpheus in the Underworld Elsewhere: Mamma Mia and Much Ado About Nothing at Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival (Reno, Nevada), Audio Engineer at Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts (Orlando, Florida). 

Alec Group

Alec Group
Senior Sound Design and Technology student from Dayton, Ohio

At CCM: Sound Board Operator for Dance Works (Fall 2019), Mic Crew for The Secret Garden, Production Sound Engineer for Little Shop of Horrors, Sound Designer for Dance Works (Spring 2021). Elsewhere: Sound Engineer for The Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival.

UC CCM logo

Brian Haack
Third-year Sound Design and Technology student from Katy, Texas

At CCM: Load-in/out Crew for Brightstar, Prep and Sound Board Operator for A Midsummer Night's Dream, Boom Operator for E-Media short film project.

Corbin Hopkins

Corbin Hopkins 
Senior Sound Design and Technology student from Austin, Texas

At CCM: A2 for The Rocky Horror Show, PSE for Midsummer, and Asst. Sound Designer for Wings.

UC CCM logo

Ryan Hurt 
Third-year MFA Sound Design and Technology student from Lincoln, Nebraska 

At CCM: A1 of The Rocky Horror Show, Production Sound Engineer of Bright Star, Sound Designer of Clybourne Park, Assistant Sound Designer of Lady Windermere's Fan, Sound Designer of Association of Controlled Dreamers. Elsewhere: Sound Designer of The Niceties at Interlochen Center for the Arts, Sound Designer of Woyzeck at South Dakota State University, A1 of Seussical at South Dakota State University

Alena Milos

Alena Milos
Senior Sound Design and Technology student from Broadview Heights, Ohio

At CCM: Design for Dialogues of the Carmelites, A1 for Pippin, Assistant Design for Blue Stockings, Design for Boom, Production Sound Engineer for Once. Elsewhere: A2 for Little Shop of Horrors, A2 for Ain't Misbehavin'.

UC CCM logo

Geoffrey Mintz 
Senior Sound Design and Technology student from Perrysburg, Ohio

At CCM: Sound Designer for Light in the Piazza, Sound Designer for Exposure Therapy, Production Sound Engineer for BOOM (2020). Elsewhere: Area Supervisor for Bands in Residence 20-21 (Cedar Point), Lead Tech for Nashville Hits and Fangtastics (Cedar Point).

Patrick Kiernan

Patrick Kiernan 
Second-year MFA Sound Design and Technology student from Kingston, New York 

Elsewhere: Off-Broadway productions of A Salute to the Brave (world premiere) and She Stoops to Conquer (The Actors Company Theater); Simon Dawes Becomes a Planet (Time Shared Productions); Richard III, As You Like It, Around the World in 80 Days (world premiere), Julius Caesar (co-design, Matt Webb), Stuart Little, The Shakespeare, Stealer (Idaho Shakespeare Festival); Henry VI Part One, Breach (Baldwin Wallace University); The Hunting of the Snark (The Players NYC/University of Michigan).

Dani Silver

Dani Silver 
Senior Sound Design and Technology student from East Brunswick, New Jersey 

At CCM: A1 for Something Rotten, Production Sound Engineer for Giselle, Assistant Sound Designer for Pippin, A1 for Once, Production Sound Engineer for Our Town Elsewhere: A1 for A Chorus LineThe SpongeBob Musical, Something Rotten; A2 for America the Beautiful, Rock, Roll and Soul, and Showtune at Plays-in-the-Park (Edison, New Jersey).

Brady Smith

Brady Smith 
Sophomore Sound Design and Technology student from Amelia, Ohio

At CCM: Debut production in Our Town.

Mia Teboe

Mia Teboe 
Junior Sound Design and Technology student from Lebanon, Ohio

At CCM: Production Sound Engineer for She Loves Me, A1 for 35MM: A Musical Exhibition, Assistant Sound Designer for Sunday in the Park With George, Submix/Soundscape Tracking Operator for Pippin, Mic Tech for Once, Associate Audio Engineer for Musical Theatre Senior Showcase 2021. Elsewhere: A1 for The 70s on Demand! at Kings Island.

Lucia Thill

Lucia Thill 
Sophomore Sound Design and Technology student from Minneapolis, Minnesota

At CCM: Our Town. Elsewhere: Wizard of Oz at Southwest Community Education (Minneapolis, Minnesota).

UC CCM logo

Corbin White
Senior Sound Design and Technology student from Boston, Massachusetts

At CCM: The Secret Garden. Elsewhere: Souvenir (Arrow Rock, Missouri), Kiss of the Spider Woman and Dream Girls.

Aaron Woodstein

Aaron Harris Woodstein (they/them)
Third-year MFA Sound Design and Technology student from Chicago, Illinois 

At CCM: Sound Designer for Our TownUnfortunate Mechanism (CCM Radio Play) and The Missing (Radio Play). Elsewhere: Sound Designer for It’s a Small World at Bristol Valley Theater (Naples, New York), Macbeth and Twelfth Night at The Stella Adler Studio of Acting (New York, New York), Casa Valentina with Pride Films and Plays (Chicago, Illinois), The Peacebook Festival 2019 and The Light 2019 with Collaboraction (Chicago, Illinois), Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead with Saint Sebastian Players (Chicago, Illinois).

Stage Design, Props and Scenic Art

Mia Adrian

Mia Adrian
Sophomore Stage Design, Props and Scenic Art student from Mason, Ohio

At CCM: Our Town.

Suzanne Barnes

Suzanne Barnes 
Junior Stage Design, Props and Scenic Art student from Cincinnati Ohio

At CCM: Co-scenic charge artist for L’Amant Anonyme, assistant scenic designer for Pippin, props manager for Sunday in the Park with George. Elsewhere: Assistant scenic charge artist and props artisan for Twelfth Night at the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company.

Benjamin Beardon

Benjamin Beardon 
Senior Stage Design, Props and Scenic Art student from Santa Clarita, California

At CCM: Scenic Designer for Light in the Piazza; Assistant Scenic Designer for Clybourne Park, 42nd Street, Yeast Nation, Our Country’s Good, Godspell. Elsewhere: Props Intern and Scenic Artist for Ariadne Auf Naxos, Romeo and Juliet, Porgy and Bess, Marriage of Figaro, Blind Injustice at Cincinnati Opera (Cincinnati, OH); Costume Intern and Dresser for A Christmas Carol, The Snow Geese, Burt & Me at Meadow Brook Theatre (Rochester, Michigan).

Maddy Byrnes

Maddy Byrnes 
Senior Stage Design, Props and Scenic Art student from Cleveland, Ohio

At CCM: Assistant Prop Master for Magic Flute, Assistant Prop Master for Xanadu, Prop Master for L'Amant Anonyme.

Anna Campisano

Anna Campisano 
Senior Stage Design, Props and Scenic Art student from Louisville, Kentucky

At CCMScenic Charge for Pippin, Xanadu, The Magic Flute and The Light in the Piazza. Scenic Painter for Blue Stocking, Once, The Laramie Project, The Secret Garden, Clybourne Park, 42nd Street, Lady Windemere's Fan and The Hunchback of Notre Dame. Paint Shop Assistant from the 2021-22 season. Elsewhere: Scenic Paint Overhire for Cincinnati Playhouse (Spring 2022), Scenic Painter for Cinderella and The Tempest at Interlochen Center of the Arts (Summer 2021) and Scenic Paint Intern of Williamstown Theatre Festival (Summer 2019).

Noam Denenberg

Noam Denenberg 
Senior Stage Design, Props and Scenic Art student from Washington D.C.

At CCM: The Laramie Project, props mastered Xanadu, and scenic assisted Bartered Bride, La Clemenza Di Tito, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Our Country’s Good, and The Turn of The Screw. Elsewhere: Moana Jr., Descendants, Frozen Jr., Mulan Jr., and Aladdin Jr. with Rock Ridge Performing Arts and freelancing as an interior designer.

Ali Flanagan

Ali Flanagan 
Senior Stage Design, Props and Scenic Art student from Anderson Township, Ohio

At CCM: Scenic Charge for Good Trouble, Scenic Charge for The Laramie Project, Prop Master for A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

UC CCM logo

Madisen Frazier 
Senior Stage Design, Props and Scenic Art from Gainsville, Florida

At CCM: Props Master for Punk Rock, The Marriage of Figaro, Galileo. Elsewhere: Props Designer for Hello Dolly and Crazy for You at the Southeastern Summer Theatre Institute (Hilton Head, South Carolina), Props Artisan for Perchance to Dream, Music in the Air, The Devil’s Rider, Pirates of Penzance, Into the Woods, South Pacific, and Girl Crazy at the Ohio Light Opera (Wooster, OH).

Sean Haffey

Sean Haffey 
Senior Stage Design, Props and Scenic Art student from Mentor, Ohio

At CCM: Assistant Designer for The Laramie Project, Prop Master for Little Shop of Horrors, Hope After Hate. Elsewhere: Set Advisor for The Secret Life of Bros at Cincinnati Lab Theatre.

Simon Knox

Simon Knox 
Senior Stage Design, Props and Scenic Art student from Madison, Indiana

Liz Mitan

Liz Mitan 
Sophomore Stage Design, Props and Scenic Art student from Mason, Ohio

At CCM: Our Town.

Melanie Reitman

Melanie Reitman 
Sophomore Stage Design, Props and Scenic Art from Buffalo Grove, Illinois

At CCM: Scenic running crew for Xanadu, Blue Stockings and Pippin. Elsewhere: Props for Celebrate Cedar Point Spectacular Parade and Night Show at Cedar Point (Sandusky, Ohio).

Sami Tamulonis

Sami Tamulonis 
Senior Stage Design, Props and Scenic Art student from Westerville, Ohio

At CCM: Scenic Designer for Once, and Lysistrata and Trojan Women, Charge Artist for Galileo Galilei, Charge Artist for Fellow Travelers, Scenic Designer for Agrippina Elsewhere: Scenic Artist for Cinderella, Margaritaville, Leading Ladies, and On the Golden Pond at Cumberland County Playhouse (Crossville, Tennessee).

Stage Properties

Finley Fields

Finley Fields
Second-year MFA Stage Properties student from White Oak, Texas

At CCM: Assistant Prop Master for Our Town. Elsewhere: Prop Master for Working (Northwestern State University), Props Intern for King John III, Tartuffe, Loves Labor Lost (Texas Shakespeare Festival).

Technical Production

Shelby Allred

Shelby Allred
Sophomore Technical Production student from Cincinnati, Ohio

Elsewhere: Set crew in Puffs, Student Technical Director in Indecent with CAST Kentucky Theatre.

UC CCM logo

Jacob Blumberg
Senior Technical Production student from Bethesda, Maryland

At CCM: Spring and Fall Dance (ATD), Partenope (ATD), The Bartered Bride (Lighting Crew), The Magic Flute (Master Carpenter), Clybourne Park (Automation integration), The Government Inspector (Stage Crew), Our country Is Good (Stage Crew). Elsewhere: Busch Gardens Howl-O-Scream (Automation integration and event tech), MLB ALL STAR GALA (Build and install), Aspen Food and Wine (Build and install).

McKenna Brennan

McKenna Brennan 
Senior Technical Production student from Los Alamitos, California

At CCM: Automation Op on Clybourne Park, Wardrobe Crew on 42nd Street, Master Carpenter on Little Shop of Horrors, Automation Op on Light in the Piazza.

UC CCM logo

Izzy Dillon
Sophomore Technical Production student from Carmel, Indiana

At CCM: Our Town.

UC CCM logo

Maya Eberhardt 
Senior Technical Direction student from Cincinnati, Ohio

At CCM: Assistant Technical Director of Pippin, Master Carpenter of The Laramie Project. Elsewhere: Welder at STAGES St. Louis, Stagehand at Bogart's (Cincinnati), Carpenter at Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati.

UC CCM logo

Aaron Graham 
Senior Technical Production student from Columbus, Ohio

At CCM: Assistant Technical Director for Little Shop of Horrors (2020), Master Carpenter for The Bartered Bride (2019). Elsewhere: Carpenter for Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati (2018-19), Carpenter for Glimmerglass Opera Festival Summers (2019,2020,2021), Carpenter for Weston Playhouse (2018).

Willow Heichel

Willow Heichel
Freshman Technical Production student from Granville, Ohio

At CCM: Scenic crew for Something Rotten Elsewhere: Deck Electrician for Crazy for You with the Southeastern Summer Theatre Institute (Hilton Head Island, South Carolina).

Lukas Hummeldorf

Lukas Hummeldorf 
Junior Technical Design and Production student from Fort Mitchell, Kentucky

At CCM: Spot Operator for Sunday in the Park with George, Master Carpenter for Marriage of Figaro, Stagehand for Little Shop of Horrors. Elsewhere: Technical Director Intern at Commonwealth Artists Student Theatre (Fort Thomas, Kentucky).

UC CCM logo

Nick Hunley 
Junior in Technical Production from Worthington, Ohio

Elsewhere: Run Crew for The Marriage of Figaro, The Lord of Cries and at The Santa Fe Opera (Santa Fe, New Mexico).

Thomas Iodice

Thomas Iodice 
Senior Technical Production student from Fairfax, Virginia

At CCM: Technical Director for Something Rotten!, Assistant Technical Director for The Marriage of Figaro.

Benji Lookatch

Hunter Lee
Junior Technical Production student from Amelia, Ohio

At CCM: Deck Electrician for Pippin, Head Carpenter for Xanadu, Production Assistant for The Good Trouble Project.

Benji Lookatch

Benji Lookatch
Sophomore Technical Production student from Milwaukee, Wisconsin

At CCM: Head Carpenter for Something Rotten and Cinderella, Wardrobe Crew for Our Town, Scenic Crew for The Marriage of Figaro, L'Amant Anonyme and Galileo Galilei.

Grace Mayo

Grace Mayo 
Senior Technical Production student from Dublin, Ohio

At CCM: Technical Director for Cinderella, Assistant Technical Director for Galileo Galilei and Dance Works 2021-22, Head Carpenter for The Good Trouble Project. Elsewhere: Technical Director for The Addams Family and Smokey Joe's Café, Assistant Technical Director for Legally Blonde, Cinderella, The Comedy of Errors, and Brigadoon, Carpenter for Wagon Wheel Center for the Arts (Warsaw, Indiana).

Stephanie O'Rear

Stephanie O’Rear 
Senior in Technical Production student from Houston, Texas

At CCM: Technical Director for Xanadu, Galileo; Assistant Technical Director for The Good Trouble, The Magic Flute; Master Carpenter for 42nd Street, The Secret Garden. Elsewhere: Intern at Scenic Solutions.

UC CCM logo

Janay Sukkarieh 
Senior Technical Production student from Irvine, California

At CCM: Master Carpenter for Opera Gala, Scenic Carpenter for CCM’s 2019-20 season. Elsewhere: 2021 Stage Crew at the Santa Fe Opera, Production Assistant at South Coast Repertory, Lighting Assistant for The Britney Runs a Marathon Movie Premiere.

Gabby Ullman

Gabby Ullman 
Junior Technical Production student from Scottsdale, Arizona

At CCM: Master Carpenter for Galileo Galilei and Assistant Technical Director for She Loves Me. Elsewhere: she’s worked on installations for Disney World, and built for news studios and Super Bowls.

Logan Vanderpool

Logan Vanderpool 
Senior Technical Production student from Fairfield, Ohio.

At CCM: Assistant Technical Director for Xanadu, Master Carpenter for Say What You Want to Say, Scenic Crew for The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time, The Rocky Horror show, Secret Garden. Elsewhere: Carpenter for Cinderella at Trollwood Performing Arts School.

UC CCM logo

Griffin Whitaker 
Senior Technical Production student from Columbus, Ohio

At CCM: Master Carpenter for Clybourne Park, Assistant Technical Director for Opera Gala, Technical Director for Wings, Technical Director for Once, Technical Director for Pippin.

Orchestral Conducting

Ian Axness

Ian Axness 
Second-year MM Orchestral Conducting student from Los Angeles, California

Axness is a conductor, coach, and collaborative pianist. At CCM: From Broadway With Love (CCM Philharmonia). Elsewhere: Orpheus in the Underworld (Juilliard), La Bohème (Mannes), Beardo (Pipeline Theatre), Sweeney Todd (Barrow Street), Pericles (Two River Theater, NJ), Lyrics & Lyricists (92nd Street Y), Carousel (New York Philharmonic), Flora the Red Menace (Oberlin College). Teaching artist with The Performing Arts Project, Bridge Arts Ensemble and NY City Opera. BA from Oberlin College.

Voice

Natalia Adame

Natalia Adame
Senior Vocal Performance student from Novi, Michigan

At CCM: Dido in Dido and Aeneas, Cupid in Orpheus in the Underworld, Dritter Knabe in The Magic Flute with Opera d’Arte. Elsewhere: Gertrude Stein (cover) and Anna Hope (cover) in The Mother of Us All, Shamana 3 in The House on Mango Street (premiere), Owl in The Cunning Little Vixen and Rose and Mrs. Medlock in The Secret Garden with the Chautauqua Opera Company and Conservatory (Chautauqua, New York), Cherubino in Le Nozze di Figaro and Mercédès (scenes) in Carmen at the International Opera Summer Festival of Morelia (Morelia, Mexico).

Tori Adams

Tori Adams
Second-year MM Voice student from Minneapolis, Minnesota

At CCM: Bianca in La Rondine. Elsewhere: Ritchie/Angelica in The Hours with Opera Fusion (Cincinnati), Despina in Così fan Tutte with Oberlin Opera Theater (Oberlin, OH), Constance in Dialogues des Carmélites with Oberlin Opera Theater, Miles in Turn of the Screw with Oberlin Opera Theater, Flora in Turn of the Screw with the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra (St. Paul, Minnesota), Gretel in Hänsel und Gretel with LAH-SOW Minneapolis workshop, Shepherd Boy in Tosca with Minnesota Opera.

Carlos Ahrens

Carlos Ahrens
First-year Master’s Vocal Performance student from Orlando, Florida

At CCM: First Commissioner in Les Dialogues des Carmélites, Rinuccio in Gianni Schiccci
Elsewhere: Tamino in Die Zauberflaüte with the Trentino Music Festival (Fiera, Italy), Ferrando in Cosi fan Tutte, Mayor in Albert Herring, Old Man in L'enfant et les sortilèges and Apollo in Semele at Vanderbilt Opera Theatre (Nashville, Tennessee), Don Curzio in Le Nozze Di Figaro at Prague Summer Nights (Prague, Czechia )

Lauren Albano

Lauren Albano
Sophomore Vocal Performance student from New Orleans, Louisiana 

At CCM: Chorus in Orpheus in the Underworld, Dido in Dido and Aeneas, chorus in Les Dialogues des Carmelites
Elsewhere: Chorus in Carmen and Helga in Friedl with the New Orleans Opera (New Orleans, Louisiana), Laetitia in The Old Maid and the Thief and Belinda in Dido and Aeneas with New Orleans Center for Creative Arts.

Ahhyun Baek

Ahhyun Baek
First-year Master’s Vocal Performance student from South Korea

Elsewhere: Ida in Die Fledermaus, chorus in Le Nozze di Figaro at the Korea National University of Arts (Seoul, South Korea), chorus in Cavalleria Rusticana and Pagliacci with Korea Arts Group, chorus in L’Elisir d’Amore with Seocho Cultural Foundation (Seoul, South Korea).

Rachel Bell

Rachael Bell
First-year Master’s Vocal Performance student from San Diego, California

Elsewhere: Ottavia in L’incoronazione di Poppea at the Trentino Music Festival (Trentino, Italy), Dorabella in Cosí fan tutte, Fanny Price in Mansfield Park, Florence Pike in Albert Herring, and Maman and L’Ecureuil in L’Enfant et les Sortilèges with Vanderbilt Opera Theatre (Nashville, Tennessee), Cherubino in Le Nozze di Figaro with Utah Vocal Arts Academy (Provo, Utah), Tolomeo in Tolomeo with Vanderbilt Opera Lyric Theatre Scenes, Agathe/Hélène in Passionément with Lyrique en Mer Jeune Artistes (Bell-Île, France).

IMG_0723.JPG

Malone Blaich
Second-year Master’s Vocal Performance student from Kansas City, Missouri 

Elsewhere: Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni, Mimí in La Bohème, Tatyana, Norma, Fiordiligi and Leonore (scenes) at Heidelberg Summer Opera (Heidelberg, Germany), Cendrillon in Cendrillon, Lauretta in Gianni Schicchi, Chorus and Dance Captain in Die Fledermaus at Pepperdine University (Malibu, California).

Zachary Burnham

Zachary Burnham
Junior Vocal Performance student from Detroit, Michigan

At CCM: Gherardo in Gianni Schicchi, Sailor in Dido and Aeneas, Orpheus in Orpheus in the Underworld with Opera d’Arte. Elsewhere: Doody in Grease at Riverbank Theatre (Marine City, Michigan).

Jaeyoon Chi

Jaeyoon Choi
Second-year Master’s Vocal Performance student from Bundang, South Korea

At CCM: Sister Claire in Les Dialogues des Carmélites, Narciso in AgrippinaElsewhere: Chorus in La BohèmePirates of Penzance and Aida with Cincinnati Opera.

UC CCM logo

Jinpark Choi
First-year MM Voice student from South Korea

At CCM: Chorus in Le nozze di Figaro, Colin in L’amant anonyme.

UC CCM logo

Andrew Cunningham 
Senior Voice student from Cincinnati, Ohio studying with Daniel Weeks

At CCM: Featured Dancer in Die Fledermaus, Orfeo in L'Orfeo, Monostatos in The Magic Flute

Lauryn Davis

Lauryn Davis
First-year Master’s Vocal Performance student from Atlanta, Georgia 

At CCM: Chorus in Les Dialogues des CarmelitesElsewhere: Musetta in La Bohème with Atlanta Concert Opera (Atlanta,Georgia), Margaret in The Light in the Piazza with Kennesaw State Opera Theatre (Kennesaw, Georgia).

Torie Davis

Torie Davis 
Freshman Voice student from Sylvania, Ohio studying with Karen Lykes

Elsewhere: Carmen by Georges Bizet, The Ballad Of Baby Doe by Douglas Moore, Macbeth by Giuseppe Verdi, La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini (Toledo Opera); Street Scene by Kurt Weill (Bowling Green State University), adult chorus at Toledo Opera for three seasons.

Reed Demangone

Reed Demangone 
Senior Vocal Performance student from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

At CCM: Sorceress in Dido and Aeneas, Public Opinion in Orpheus in the Underworld, Second Spirit in The Magic Flute, Eco in L'Orfeo with Opera d’Arte.

Corbin DeSpain

Corbin DeSpain
Second-year Voice student from Lubbock, Texas

At CCM: Gobin in La Rondine, Galileo in Galileo Galilei. Elsewhere: Tamino in Die Zauberflöte with Texas Tech Univeristy, Camille in The Merry Widow with Texas Tech University, Member of The Union (Breath Collective) in Cincinnati with Trevor Kroeger, Tenor Soloist with The Lubbock Chamber Orchestra, Chicago Composers Orchestra, Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra of Colorado, Chorus of the Big Bend, San Antonio Chamber Choir and Red Shift Choir in Baton Rouge Louisiana.

Victoria Ellington

Victoria Ellington  
First-year DMA Voice student from Washington D.C. studying with Elliot Madore

At CCM: Esmeralda in The Bartered Bride,  L’Eternità in La CalistoElsewhere: Rachel in Harriet Tubman with Cleveland Opera Theater (Cleveland, Ohio), La Feé in Cendrillon with Oberlin Opera Theater, Mammy/Janet in Dessa Rose with Oberlin Theater, Lady in Blue in For Colored Girls with Oberlin Theater (Oberlin, Ohio), first prize winner in the George Shirley Vocal Competition. 

Alex Gushrowski

Alex Gushrowski
First-year Master’s Vocal Performance student from La Porte, Indiana

Elsewhere: Orpheus in Orpheus in the Underworld, Le Dayon de Faculté in Cendrillon, Albert in Albert Herring, Tamino in Die Zauberflöte, Younger Jim Thompson in Glory Denied, Ernesto (cover) in Don Pasqualewith Ball State Opera Theater (Muncie, Indiana).

Grace Graham

Grace Graham
First-year Master’s Vocal Performance student from Des Moines, Iowa 

At CCM: Sister Alice in Dialogues des Carmelites.
Elsewhere: Countess Almaviva in Marriage of Figaro, Despina in Cosi fan tutte, Chorus in Falstaff at Drake University Opera Theatre (Des Moines, IA), 3rd Spirit in die Zauberfloete at International Lyric Academy (Vicenza, Italy).

Salleigh Harvey

Salleigh Harvey
First-year Master’s Vocal Performance student from Fountain Inn, South Carolina

At CCM: Madame de Croissy in Les Dialogues des Carmélites, Ottone in Agrippina Elsewhere: Commendatore in Don Giovanni, Baker’s Wife in Into the Woods at Furman University (Greenville, South Carolina).

Jarrett Hazelton

Jarrett Hazelton
Sophomore Voice student from Waterford, Michigan studying with Daniel Weeks

At CCM: Orpheus in Orpheus in the Underworld, Armored Man 1 in The Magic Flute.

Ryan Henry

Ryan Henry
First-year Master’s Vocal Performance student from McAllen, Texas

At CCM: Chorus in Les Dialogues des Carmélites, Tommy McIntyre in Fellow TravelersElsewhere: Count Almaviva in Le Nozze di Figaro at Georgia State University, Falstaff in Falstaff at Festival of International Opera Italia (Urbania, Italy).

Hyein Hong

Hyein Hong
Second-year Master’s Vocal Performance student from Seoul, South Korea

At CCM: Barbarina in Le Nozze di Figaro. Elsewhere: Chorus in Aida with Cincinnati Opera, Violetta in La Traviata, Musetta in La Bohème, Pamina and Papagena in Die Zauberflöte at the Korea National University of Arts (Soeul, South Korea).

Maren Hrivnak

Maren Hrivnak
First-year Master’s Vocal Performance student from Madison, Mississippi

Elsewhere: Madame Herz in Der Schauspieldirektor and Chorus in Noye's Fludde with St. Olaf College Lyric Theater (Northfield, Minnesota), Stacey in The Bachelor with IES Milan Opera Theater (Milan, Italy), Dancing Role in Carmen with Opera Mississippi (Jackson, Mississippi), and Chorus in L'elisir d'amore with Opera Mississippi (Jackson, Mississippi).

Patrick Kelly

Patrick Kelly
Second-year Master’s Vocal Performance student from Woodbridge, Virginia

At CCM: Thierry in Les Dialogues des CarmelitesElsewhere: Chorus in Cendrillon, Lord Tolloller in Iolanthewith Eastman Opera Theater (Rochester, New York).

Tess Kilbanoff

Tess Klibanoff
First-year Artist Diploma Opera student from Rochester, New York

At CCM: Mère Marie in Les Dialogues des Carmélites, Dorothée in L'Amant Anonyme, Marcellina in Le Nozze di Figaro, Carmen in Carmen (CCM Bootcamp), Djamileh in Djamileh (CCM Bootcamp), Suzy in La RondineElsewhere: Chorus in La Bohème, chorus in Aida, chorus in Pirates of Penzance at Cincinnati Opera (Cincinnati, Ohio), Turnspit in Rusalka with Luke Housner Summer Opera (virtual), Zerlina in Don Giovanni with New York Lyric Opera (New York, New York).

Nicholas Kelliher

Nicholas Kelliher 
Second-Year DMA Voice student from Baldwin, New York

At CCM: Arsace in Partenope, Third Spirit in Die Zauberflöte, Endimione in La Calisto. Elsewhere: Mysterious Interviewer in Robeson/Moscow, Man Under the Arch in The Hours, and Orpheus Double in Eurydice with Cincinnati Opera Fusion: New Works, Oberon (cover) in A Midsummer Night’s Dream with Des Moines Metro Opera, The Spirit in Dido and Aeneas with Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.

Christina Kerstan

Christina Kerstan
Second-year DMA Voice student from Newport, Pennsylvania

At CCM: Chorus in Die Zauberflöte, Miss Wingrave in Owen Wingrave. Elsewhere: Ginevra in Ariodante and Salud (cover) in La vida breve at Cincinnati Chamber Opera, Rosalinde in Die Fledermaus at Susquehanna University, Pamina in Die Zauberflöte at Johanna Meier Opera Theater Institute, Opera Outreach for ROK Cincy and Cincinnati Opera.

Olivia Knutsen

Olivia Knutsen
First-year Master’s Vocal Performance student from Brooklyn, New York

At CCM: Sister Anne of the Cross in Les Dialogues des CarmélitesElsewhere: Monica in The Medium with Northwestern Opera Theater (Evanston, Illinois), Spirit 1 in Orfeo with Northwestern Opera Theater (Remote), Gretel in Hansel und Gretel with Northwestern University Opera Project and Laetitia in The Old Maid and the Thief with Northwestern University Opera Project (Evanston, Illinois), La Sagesse in Armide with Miami Music Festival (Miami, Florida).

Haksung Lee

Haksung Lee 
First-year DMA Voice student from South Korea.

At CCM: Valcour in L'amant Anonyme, Prunier in La Rondine, Fenton in Falstaff, Priest in The Magic Flute (Canceled due to Covid-19), Spring Gala Concert 2021, Fall Gala Concert 2020, Chorus in The Bartered BrideElsewhere: Alcindoro, Benoît in La Bohme (Suwon Philharmonic Orchestra, South Korea), Adam in Die Schöpfung (Korea National University of Arts), Chorus in Tosca (Korea National Opera).

Henry Lunn

Henry Lunn 
Senior Voice student from Lake Forest, Illinois studying with Kenneth Shaw 

At CCM: Featured in every undergraduate opera at CCM since 2018. Elsewhere: Professional roles at Lyric Opera of Chicago and Chicago Opera Theater. 

Hayley Maloney

Hayley Maloney 
Second-Year MM Voice student from Clifford, Pennsylvania

At CCM: Sagredo/Marie/Eos in Galieo Galilei, Laura Gates in Tale for a Deaf Ear by Mark Bucci, Florence Pike in Albert Herring. Elsewhere: Miss Hayes in Susannah with Wolf Trap Opera, Ensemble in Blind Injustice with Cincinnati Opera, Susanna/Berta in The Barber of Seville with ROK Cincy, Lia in L’Enfant Prodigue with Clifton Opera Project.

Emma Marhefka

Emma Marhefka
Second-year Master’s Vocal Performance student from Allentown, Pennsylvania

AT CCM: Mary Johnson in Fellow Travelers, Citizen Chorus in Les Dialogues des Carmelites, Susanna in Le Nozze di Figaro. Elsewhere: Younger Alyce in Glory Denied at Knoxville Opera (Knoxville, Tennessee) and Opera Roanoke (Roanoke, Virginia), Lauretta in Gianni Schicchi with Opera Tampa (Tampa, Florida), Susanna in Le Nozze di Figaro and Valeria in Mayo at The Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam (Potsdam, New York).

Ariana Maubach

Ariana Maubach
Second-year Master’s Vocal Performance student from Toronto, Canada

At CCM: Dorothée in L'Amant AnonymeElsewhere: Chorus in La bohème with Spoleto Festival USA (Charleston, South Carolina), Filippyevna cover in Eugene Onegin at Music Academy of the West (Santa Barbara, California), Madame scenes in Bulrusher with Cincinnati Opera Fusion (Cincinnati, Ohio), Bianca in The Rape of Lucretia, Lucrezia in Lucrezia, The Abbess in Suor Angelica at the Glenn Gould School (Toronto, Canada).

John Mburu

John Mburu
First-year MM Voice student from Warwick, Rhode Island

At CCM: Bartolo in Le Nozze di Figaro, Logger in Bulrusher, Pope/Cardinal Barabarini/Simplicio in Galilei Galileo. Elsewhere: Bob in The Old Maid and the Thief at Lee University, Mr. Kofner in The Consul at Lee University, Martin Avdeitch in What Men Live By at Lee University.

Maya McGuire

Maya McGuire (she/her)
Sophomore Voice student from Washington, DC studying with Gwendolyn Coleman

At CCM: Sorceress in Dido and Aeneas, La Ciesca in Gianni Schicchi, Venus in Orpheus in the Underworld, chorus in The Magic Flute with Opera d’Arte

Aaron McKone

Aaron McKone
First-year Artist Diploma Opera student from Rock Hill, South Carolina

At CCM: Galileo in Galileo Galilei, Chorus in Le Nozze di Figaro, Scaramuccio in Ariadne auf Naxos.  Elsewhere:Auctioneer/Taylor (cover) in Omar with the Spoleto Festival (Charleston, South Carolina), Orphée in Orphée et Euridice with Central Piedmont Opera Theatre (Charlotte, North Carolina), Rinuccio in Gianni Schicchi, Laurie in Little Women and Eisenstein in Die Fledermaus with Winthrop University Opera Theatre (Rock Hill, South Carolina).

Heidi Miller

Heidi Miller
Second-year DMA Voice student from Akron, Ohio

At CCM: Cunegonde in Candide, Ginevra in Ariodante, Paula Jordan in Dinner at Eight, Little Stone in Eurydice, La Fée in Cendrillon. Elsewhere: Frasquita in Carmen at Central City Opera, Adina in L’elisir d’amore with Cincinnati Opera Outreach, Ms. Wordsworth in Albert Herring at Oberlin Conservatory of Music, Queen of the Night in The Magic Flute at Opera NEO.

Natasha Naik

Natasha Naik
Second-year MM Voice student from Edmond, Oklahoma

At CCM: Mercédès in the Fall 2020 Opera Gala, Maria Maddelena/Scribe in Galileo Galilei. Elsewhere: Dorabella in Così fan tutte, Amelfa in The Golden Cockerel, Maman in L’enfant et les sortilèges at the University of Oklahoma (Norman, Oklahoma), Mezzo-Soprano/Detective 3 in Murder at the Opera and Queen of the Fairies in Iolanthe with Cimarron Opera Company (Norman, Oklahoma).

Lea Nayak

Léa Nayak
Junior Vocal Performance student from San Francisco, California

At CCM: Belinda in Dido and Aeneas, Eurydice in Orpheus in the Underworld with CCM Opera d'arte.

Erik Nordstrom

Erik Nordstrom (he/him)
First-year Artist Diploma Opera student from Saint Paul, Minnesota

At CCM: Marquis de la Force in Les Dialogues des Carmelites, Hawkins Fuller in Fellow Travellers, Young Galileo in Galileo Galilei, Ophémon in L’Amant Anonyme and Antonio in Le Nozze di Figaro. Elsewhere: Baritone in Hydrogen Jukebox, Raimbaud in Le Comte Ory, Celebrant in Bernstein’s Mass at Lawrence University, Marullo in Rigoletto at Central City Opera (Central City, Colorado).

Victoria Poptrikin

Victoria Poptrikin 
Senior Voice student from Cleveland, Ohio studying with Quinn Ankrum

At CCM: Papagena in The Magic Flute, Spirit in l'Orfeo, Chorus in Die Fledermaus, Ensemble/ Yan the Unnamed Cover in Yeast Nation.

Joseph O'Shea

Joseph O’Shea
Second-year MM Voice student from Mobile, Alabama

Elsewhere: Pensacola Opera, Marquis D'Obigny in La Traviata at Mobile Opera, Dandini in La Cenerentola, cover of Elder McLean in Susannah, Belcore in L'elisir d'amore.

UC CCM logo

John Potvin
First-year Master’s Vocal Performance student from Aiken, South Carolina

At CCM: 2nd commissioner in Les Dialogues des Carmélites, Pallante in Agrippina, Estonian Frank/Interrogator/Senator Joseph McCarthy in Fellow TravelersElsewhere: Gloster Heming in The Mother of Us Allwith Chautauqua Opera Company (Chautauqua, New York), Don Giovanni in Don Giovanni and The Baker in Into the Woods with Furman Lyric Theater (Greenville, South Carolina).

Atticus Rego

Atticus Rego
First-year MM Voice student from Lawrenceville, New Jersey studying with Amy Johnson

At CCM: Bartolo in Le Nozze di Figaro.

Katie Riederer

Katie Riederer 
Senior Voice and Music Education Student from Grand Island, New York studying with Amy Johnson 

At CCM: Erste Dame in The Magic Flute, Jephte in Historia di Jephte, Spirit/Chorus in L’Orfeo, Chorus in The Magic Flute, Chorus in Die Fledermaus. Elsewhere: Adina in L’Elisir d’Amore (scenes) with Classic Lyric Arts, Contessa in Il Viaggio a Reims (scenes) with Classic Lyric Arts. 

Jadyn Riggs

Jadyn Riggs
Sophomore Voice student from Cincinnati, Ohio

At CCMThe Magic Flute. 

Ashlyn Rock

Ashlyn Rock
First-year Artist Diploma Opera student from Sterling, Virginia

At CCM: Sister Constance in Les Dialogues des Carmelites, Miss Lightfoot in Fellow Travelers, Marie Celeste/Duchess in Galileo GalileiElsewhere: Chorus in Aida at Cincinnati Opera

Will Ryan

Will Ryan
First-year Master’s Vocal Performance student from Brentwood, Tennessee

At CCM: Officer in Dialogues des Carmélites Elsewhere:  Sarastro in Die Zauberflöte, Policeman in The Unicorn in the Garden, Chorus in L'Elisir D'Amore, Chorus in La tragédie de Carmen with University of Tennessee Opera Theater (Knoxville, Tennessee).

Arieh Sacke

Arieh Sacke
Second-year MM Voice student from Toronto, Canada

At CCM: Brighella in Ariadne auf Naxos. Elsewhere: Icarus in The Art of Love with COSA Canada (virtual), Don Curzio with University of Toronto Opera (Toronto, Canada), British Warrior and Chorus with University of Toronto Schola Cantorum (Toronto), Ralph Rackstraw in HMS Pinafore with COSI Connection (Kingston, Peterborough, and Toronto, Canada), Prince Bougrelas in Ubu Roi with the Wild Geese Chamber Ensemble (Hamilton, Canada), Un notaio and Chorus in Il barbiere di Siviglia with Opera5 (Toronto).

Nathan Schludecker 
Senior Vocal Performance student from Terre Haute, Indiana

At CCM: Papageno in The Magic Flute, Pluto in Orpheus in the Underworld, and Gianni Schicchi in Gianni Schicchi with CCM Opera d’Arte. Elsewhere: La RondineA Little Night Music, and Guglielmo (cover) in Cosí fan Tutte with Opera in the Ozarks (Carroll County, Arkansas).

 

Sarah Scofield

Sarah Scofield
Second-year Master’s Vocal Performance student from Paris, France

At CCM: Narciso in Agrippina, Die Zweite Dame in Die Zauberflöte Messaggiera in L’Orfeo, and Sa Femme in Le Pauvre MatelotElsewhere: Figaro in The Barber of Seville with, The Wolf in Little Red Riding Hood with ROKCincy (Cincinnati, Ohio).

Jamie Sharp

Jaime Sharp
Second-year MM Voice student from Orlando, Florida

At CCM: Marie Maddelena/Scribe in Galileo Galilei, Title role in Bizet's Djamileh (Opera Bootcamp), Ursule in Béatrice et Bénédict (Opera Gala). Elsewhere: Ježibaba in Rusalka (LAH-SOW), Mother Jeanne in Dialogues of the Carmelites and The Giant in Into the Woods (Opera MODO), Gertrude in Hansel and Gretel (Comic Opera Guild), Mrs. Ott in Susannah (Brevard), Madame De Noyan in Minette Fontaine and Mabel in CROWNS: A Gospel Musical (University of Michigan), Marcellina in Le Nozze di Figaro (Prague Summer Nights), Dritte Dame in Die Zauberflöte (Lyric Opera Studio Weimar), 2022 Apprentice Artist at Des Moines Metro Opera.

Grant Shields

Grant Shields 
Junior Vocal Performance student from Morrow, Ohio

At CCM: Gherardo and Rinuccio (cover) in Gianni Schicchi, Sailor and Chorus in Dido and Aeneas, Mercury in Orpheus in the Underworld, Chorus in The Magic Flute with Opera d’Arte, Tenor Soloist in Nunez Garcia’s Requiem, Jephte in Historia di Jephté.

Matilda Smolij

Matilda Smolij 
Junior Voice student from Houston, Texas studying with Gwendolyn Coleman

At CCM: Dritte Knabe in The Magic FluteElsewhere: Cherubino in The Marriage of Figaro (International Summer Festival of Morelia), Lolette in Puccini's La Rondine (Arezzo, Italy).

Nia Spaulding

Nia Spaulding 
Junior Vocal Performance student from Berkeley, California

At CCM: Citizen's Chorus in Dialogues des Carmelites, Zita in Gianni Schicci, 2nd Witch in Dido and Aeneas, Public Opinion in Orpheus in the Underworld, and 3rd Lady (cover) in The Magic Flute with CCM Opera d’Arte.  Elsewhere: La Zia Principessa in Suor Angelica with the International Summer Opera Festival of Morelia (Morelia, Mexico), Second Woman in Dido and Aeneas with Voices of Music (San Francisco, California).

Laura Stanell

Laura Stanell  
Freshman Voice student from Harleysville, Pennsylvania studying with Daniel Weeks 

 At CCM: Ensemble and the Policewomen’s chorus in Orpheus in the Underworld. Elsewhere: Angel/Maiden in Tchaikovsky’s Maid of Orleans with AVA’s Russian Opera Workshop.  

Holly Thiemann

Holly Thiemann
First-year Master’s Vocal Performance student from Nashville, Tennessee

Elsewhere: Rose in Ruddigore (University of Michigan), Celia in Lucio Silla with Chicago Summer Opera, Barbarina in Le Nozze di Figaro, Zerlina in Don Giovanni, Fanchette in Le Mariage aux Lanternes (online), Lisa (cover) in La Sonambula and chorus in La Maometto Secondo with Teatro Nuovo (New York, New York).

Tristan Tournaud

Tristan Tournaud
First-year Master’s Vocal Performance student from Nashville, Tennessee

At CCM: First Commissioner in Les Dialogues des CarmelitesElsewhere: Tamino in Die Zauberflöte with the Trentino Music Festival (Fiera di Primiero, Italy), Jupiter in Semele with Vanderbilt Opera Theatre (Nashville, Tennessee)

Kevanna

Gabrielle Turgeon (she/her)
First-year Master’s Vocal Performance student from Lake Worth, Florida

At CCM: Blanche de la Force in Les Dialogues des CarmélitesElsewhere: Sister Sophia in The Sound of Music and Chorus in Falstaff with Aspen Music Festival (Aspen, Colorado), Iris in Semele with Toronto Lyric Opera Centre (Toronto, Canada), Marie Levesque in Union with Green Room Sound Collective (Toronto, Canada).

Logan Wagner

Logan Wagner
Vocal Performance student from Villa Hills, Kentucky

At CCM: Basilio/Don Curzio in Le Nozze di Figaro, L'Orfeo in L'Orfeo, Dr. Blind in Die Fledermaus, Chorus in Candide. Elsewhere: Chorus in Carmen at Cincinnati Opera, Chorus in Tosca at Cincinnati Opera, Chorus in Il Barbiere di Saviglia.

Annie Weible

Annie Weible
Junior Voice student from Louisville, Kentucky studying with Gwendolyn Coleman

At CCM: Papagena in The Magic Flute. Elsewhere: Chorus in L'enfant et les sortiléges with Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Barbarina in The Marriage of Figaro. at the International Summer Opera Festival of Morelia. 

Emilio Vasquez

Emilio Vasquez
Junior Vocal Performance student from Houston, Texas

At CCM: Jupiter in Orpheus in the Underworld, 2nd Armored Man/ 2nd Priest in Die Zauberflöte, Aeneas slated in Dido and Aeneas, and Marco slated in Gianni Schicchi.

Alea Vernon

Alea Vernon 
Junior Voice student from Cheshire, Connecticut studying with Elliot Madore

At CCM: Eurydice in Orpheus in The Underworld, Königin der Nacht in The Magic FluteElsewhere: Chorus in Aida with Cincinnati Opera, chorus in La Bohème with Cincinnati Opera, Adele in Die Fledermaus with Berlin Opera Academy.

Wind Conducting

A headshot of Karl Meyers

Karl Meyers
 
Second-year Wind Conducting student from Newton, New Jersey


Prior to attending CCM to study Wind Conducting with Kevin Michael Holzman, Meyers taught 7-12 instrumental music at Benjamin Franklin High School in Queen Creek, Arizona, where he was the department chair and led the instrumental ensemble for multiple musicals. He earned his undergraduate degrees in music composition and music education at the University of Northwestern St. Paul, in Saint Paul, Minnesota.  He also holds a master’s degree in music education from Arizona State University.