HANNAH BOSWORTH (April) is delighted to be returning to CPH after appearing as Sylvia in Two Gentlemen Rock Verona in summer of 2022. She grew up in Coronado and holds a BFA in Acting from the University of Mississippi. Some of her favorite collegiate roles include Gretchen in Boeing Boeing and Lenny in Crimes of the Heart. All her love and thanks to Mom, Dad, Diane, and Eli.
NOELLE CALIGURI (Susan) is ecstatic to be back on stage after taking a hiatus from live theater to pursue TV & Film projects. A few of her most cherished roles include appearing as Emily Webb in Our Town and Millie in Thoroughly Modern Millie. Noelle would like to extend a special thanks to her husband Taylor, fur baby Benji, acting coaches, mentors, and family & friends for their endless support. Follow Noelle on IG: @noellecaligur
AMELIA CAMPBELL (Swing) is excited to return to the world of musical theater after a long hiatus. This is her first production with the Coronado Playhouse. She appeared in a number of productions at Nathan Hale High School, including as Rosemary in How to Succeed…, Luanne in Hairspray, the Dancing Blanket in You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, and Violet in High School Musical 2
BRITTANY ADRIANA CARRILLO (Amy) is ecstatic to return to the Coronado Playhouse, where she was last seen in Mamma Mia! Some of her most memorable roles include Woman One in Songs For A New World (Oceanside Theatre Company); Rapunzel/StepMother in Into the Woods and Adrie in Beehive (New Village Arts); Claire in Ordinary Days (SDSU); and Kelly Manning in The Mad Ones and Hermione/Mopsa in The Winter’s Tale (Grossmont College). She is also a co-founder of @abctheatreco and is set to graduate this Spring from San Diego State University with her BA in Theatre Arts Performance.
CINDY ST. CLAIR (Jenny) is delighted to make their Coronado Playhouse debut in Company. They received their BA in Theatre from Concordia University Irvine. Credits include Into The Woods (Jack’s Mother), Bright Star (Stanford), Xanadu (Urainia), and A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Tom Snout/Wall). They would like to thank the wonderful cast, crew, and director for all their efforts putting on this beautiful production. And thank you for supporting theatre!
DESHA CROWNOVER (Joanne) is primarily a director, music director, and producer, but this marks her first time on the CPH stage as an actor! Past CPH directing credits include Clue, The Old Man and the Old Moon, Macbeth, The 39 Steps, and Seussical. Desha has worked across the U.S., including Hope Summer Repertory Theatre, Blindspot Collective, The Old Globe, and La Jolla Playhouse. She holds degrees from UCSD and SDSU, and served as Artistic Director of San Diego Junior Theatre for 25 years. She is grateful to Matt, her family and friends, and the Good Lord Above for putting up with her.
LU GARCIA (Harry/Robert Understudy) is back for his 4th production at Coronado Playhouse after appearing as Patchy/Old Man Jenkins in The SpongeBob Musical, Head Waiter in Murder on the Orient Express, and Speed in Two Gentlemen Rock Verona. Other credits include Molly Roger in Lit, Captain Von Trapp in The Sound of Music, and Rapunzel’s Prince in Into the Woods. Lu Garcia is a Musical Theatre major at City College and shares his love for theatre with his three children Alex, Gracie, and Emma.
DYLAN LANDAU (Kathy) is a recent transplant in San Diego and is thrilled to be included in Company! She made her SD debut last month in a concert of Ensemble: The Musical. Dylan holds a Bachelor of Music degree from NYU and has performed as a singer-songwriter at various NYC venues. Her album “Bring In The Tide” is available across all music streaming platforms. See what’s next for Dylan and say hi at www.dylanlandau.com
PAUL MORGAVO (Larry) is a California native and former United States Marine; an actor, singer, stage manager, director, and scenic carpenter who has been entertaining audiences for over 30 years. Paul has performed alongside Grammy Award winners and Broadway veterans in venues all across the U.S., Canada, and England. Locally, Paul has worked for many of San Diego’s finest theaters including: The Old Globe, Moonlight, SDMT, Welk Resort, NVA, ion, North Coast Rep, Starlight, Lyric Opera and many more.
RICHARD DUEÑEZ MORRISON (David) is a San Diego-based music director and voice coach. He is resident music director at San Diego Musical Theatre and an adjunct professor of music and drama at San Diego City College. Proud alum of the SDSU Musical Theatre MFA program. Delighted to be performing again with Coronado Playhouse and this wonderful group of storytellers. Love and thanks to husband Kurt and parents Renee and Dennis for the eternal support.
KEVIN PHAN (Peter) is excited to return to Coronado Playhouse after being in Bare. His most notable roles are Jack/Rapunzel’s Prince; Into the Woods (New Village Arts), Brad Majors; The Rocky Horror Show (OB Playhouse), St, Jimmy; American Idiot (Southwestern College). He has received awards for his performances in How to Succeed in Business… and American Idiot (Patio Playhouse). Kevin’s grateful for the support of his loved ones. Follow his social media platforms @kevphantom.
JEFFREY MARK PIERCE (Paul) is making his CPH debut! US/International Tours: Thomas and Friends Live!, Nickelodeon presents Storytime Live! (including Radio City Music Hall). Off Broadway: Berenstain Bears Live!. Recent credits include: West Side Story in Concert (Featured Soloist), The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Chip), and The Drowsy Chaperone (Man in Chair). Proud graduate of USC School of Dramatic Arts and University of Miami Law School. He is a husband and dog dad.
DACARA SEWARD (Marta) is making her San Diego community theater debut on the Coronado Playhouse stage in Company. Dacara is a singer/songwriter who has been performing since the tender age of 8 years old. She currently works as a character performer for Royal Entertainers where she delights children of all ages dressed as their favorite characters. Her passion is performing and she hopes to delight you all in her CPH debut.
NATHAN WETTER (Robert) is thrilled to be making his Coronado Playhouse debut in one of his favorite Sondheim shows. Elsewhere: The Glass Menagerie, The Rocky Horror Show, Angels in America, Heathers, and Melancholy Play. He is a former fellow with Blindspot Collective, and holds a B.A. in Drama from Washington University in St. Louis.
SYDNEY WILKINS (Sarah) is thrilled to make her California theatrical debut. A native Virginian, she appeared across the state as Nancy in Oliver! (Waynesboro Players), Morticia in The Addams Family (Waynesboro Players), Eve and Mama Noah in Children of Eden (ShenanArts), the Tailor in The Taming of the Shrew (Run Rabbit Run Theatre), and more. She earned degrees in Theatre and Voice from James Madison University, where she privately studied with Carrie Stevens.
BLAKE MCCARTY (Director) is a multidisciplinary artist whose original work includes large-scale immersive projects, new musicals, devised theatre, and documentary plays. His award-winning work has been developed or commissioned by La Jolla Playhouse, The Old Globe, California Center for the Arts, Cygnet Theatre, New Village Arts, and New York Theatre Barn. Blake is the founder and Executive Artistic Director of Blindspot Collective, and a graduate of New York University. www.blakemccarty.com
MICHAEL TYREE (Music Director) is a composer, conductor, and violinist from Southwest Virginia. He studied violin and composition at James Madison University under Wanchi Huang, Jason Haney, and Eric Guinivan and holds a Master of Music from the University of Nebraska Omaha, where he studied under Matthew Brooks. His sacred arrangements for string quartet, published by Hope Publishing Company, have been awarded numerous distinctions including “Editor’s Choice” from major music distributors. Michael is the Director of Music Ministries at San Carlos United Methodist Church.
CHELSEA ZEFFIRO (Choreographer) is a choreographer, dancer, and educator based in Southern California. Her work is rooted in collaborative practices across film, theater, and visual art. She is the 2018 recipient of San Diego’s Young Choreographer’s Prize and has been produced by San Diego Dance Theater, DISCO RIOT, and Los Angeles Performance Practice. Chelsea received an MFA as a Dance Fellow from the University of the Arts and holds a BA from the University of Southern California.
BRANDON ALI BOOMIZAD (Sound Designer) is a local sound designer whose work includes Memphis at The Moonlight Amphitheater, Little Shop of Horrors at SDMT, and Chasing Fear with Blake McCarty. He strives to make every show sound better than the last, and with the help of his team and support of his soon to be wife Melodie Figueroa he is able to reach that goal every time.
KANDACE CRYSTAL (Intimacy Director) is a multi-hyphenate theatre maker who graduated with a BFA in Acting from Florida State University and is a Teaching Artist at Intimacy Directors and Coordinators, Inc. Select intimacy credits include: Ripped (Loud Fridge), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (The Old Globe), The Children (Moxie Theatre), and Murder on the Orient Express (Coronado Playhouse). She hopes to continue advocating for safe spaces and reducing harm in our industry. @KandaceCrystal on social media.
MEGAN MAHONEY (Lighting Designer) is thrilled to be working on her first show with the Coronado Playhouse! She is a San Diego based Lighting and Projection Designer and Production Electrician. Some recent favorite designs have been Mary Poppins with Moonlight Youth Theatre and Chasing Fear with Canyon Crest Academy Theatre. Thank you to Blake for another fantastic collaboration! www.meganmahoney.weebly.com
JILLIAN MOLENAAR (Assistant Stage Manager) is a writer who is excited to work backstage. She has a certificate in screenwriting from the UCLA Professional Program.
ERIN PETERSEN (Fight Choreographer) is an actor, teaching artist director, choreographer and costume designer for actors of all ages. Acting credits include Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf (Honey), A Winter’s Tale (Perdita), Much Ado About Nothing (Hero), Romeo & Juliet (Juliet), and Twelfth Night (Viola). Past Coronado Playhouse productions include The SpongeBob Musical (Co-Director/Choreographer), Two Gentlemen Rock Verona (Choreographer), Clue (Assistant Director), Macbeth (Lady Macbeth), and Seussical the Musical (Choreographer).
ELISSA RUSSELL (Stage Manager) is thrilled to be involved with her first production at Coronado Playhouse. Elissa has worked as a stage manager, director, teaching artist, and administrator at theaters in Texas, Colorado, and Virginia. In 2021, she moved to California to join San Diego Junior Theatre as Director of Education.
JANA RUSSICK (Costume Designer) is extremely grateful to be the costume designer for Company. Having played the Mayor in The Spongebob Musical, this is Jana’s first time working behind the scenes at Coronado Playhouse. She has previously served on the costuming team for When We Were Young and Unafraid (Patio Playhouse), Jingle All the Way (YAT), and Dr. Faustus (PLNU). Jana thanks her wonderful director Blake for giving her the opportunity to dress this talented cast of characters.
JACOB SAMPSON (Set Designer) is a San Diego based theater maker and CPH board member. Previous productions at CPH include The 39 Steps, King Charles III, Macbeth, The Old Man and The Old Moon to name a few. Jacob would like to thank the incredible set team that builds and paints and makes the magic happen here. Hi mom!
COLE ATENCIO (Sound Board Op) is thrilled to be a part of Company! He recently appeared onstage at Coronado in Big Fish (Will Bloom) and The Spongebob Musical (Squidward) and is excited to be making his official offstage debut. He would like to thank Blake and Brandon for helping and encouraging him through this process, as well as the playhouse board of directors for this opportunity.
DEBI SCHNEIDERWIND (Props Foreperson)