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Contra Costa Musical Theatre

Meet the Performers

Diella is very involved in musical theatre and can be seen in many CCMT productions, CenterREP’s A Christmas Carol, and is also a proud member of Fantasy Forum Actors Ensemble. She works in special ed at Burton Valley Elementary School and is a tap teacher at The Ballet School Performing Arts. Thank you for supporting the CCMT actor’s fund!! She hopes you enjoy the show!! 

Jill is thrilled to be a part of CCMT's Villians Cabaret having been in her 1st CCMT show at the young age of 16 years old. Past roles: Georgie in The Full Monty, Contra Costa Musical Theatre, (Shellie Award Outstanding supporting actress) 14 different Broadway divas in Forbidden Broadway, OMG! Productions, (Shellie nomination) Sister Mary Martin of Tours in Sister Act at Berkeley Playhouse,and Joanne in Company, Town Hall Theatre. 

Her day job is as a #rollerskatingvp for Benefit Cosmetics in San Francisco. She lives in Alameda, with her hot husband, Erin, hilarious 13 year-old-son, Edison & needy French Bulldog, Clarabell.

Marcus became a member of CCMT at the age of 8 when he did “The Music Man” at the old nut house... and he stayed for nearly 40 years now. His San Francisco Bay Area Theater Critic Circle award is for his portrayal of Edna in CCMT’s “Hairspray!” A voice teacher by trade, he has had a choir at Salesian College preparatory for the last 23 years, and is a very proud member of Fantasy Forum Actors Ensemble, performing for the past 14 seasons. Most recently, he played Max Bialystock in “The Producers” for Broadway by the Bay.

MICHELLE IANIRO is pleased to be performing in CCMT's 2nd Cabaret Fundraiser: Villains Ball.  She has been on CCMT's board for the past two years and is one of the producers of CCMT's upcoming musical MATILDA, opening April 12, 2019..  Michelle's work can be seen onstage as a playwright, cabaret performer and actor, all over the Bay Area.  Thank you for supporting Contra Costa Musical Theatre!

Claire last appeared with CCMT in last season's Grease! Other Bay Area Regional Theatre credits include: Ensemble, 42nd Street (PCRT); Ensemble, My Fair Lady, (PCRT); Zaneta Shinn, The Music Man, (CCMT); Teen Ensemble, Bye Bye Birdie (CCMT); Ensemble, Jesus Christ Superstar (TVRT); Teen Fiona/Ugly Duckling, Shrek The Musical, (TVRT); Marta, The Sound of Music (TVRT); Molly, Annie (DTC); Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (CCMT) and Center Rep's, A Christmas Carol as Belinda Cratchitt. Claire spends her summers training with Center Rep's, Young Rep Conservatory improving her skills as an actor, singer and dancer and studies dance regularly at San Ramon Valley Dance Academy.

Michael Doppe has been working with CCMT since 2014. He is a Board Member, Designer, and Performer whose work has appeared onstage and off in CCMT's productions of Les Miz, Grease, Billy Elliot, West Side Story, and Thoroughly Modern Millie. "Doppe" is also the host of "I'm" your Bay Area Theatre Podcast, available on iTunes.

Melinda Meeng was most recently seen in CCMT's production of Thoroughly Modern Millie as Muzzy. She performs throughout the Bay Area working in theater, TV, & film. A proud member of SAG/AFTRA, she's also a huge supporter of CCMT! 

Chris Olson just loves sharing the stage with these deliciously evil cohorts! Favorite experiences include Farquaad in Shrek, the Stepmother in Cinderella, Mike in A Chorus Line, Miss Bible Belt in Pageant, and playing around with fellow theater misfits in Forbidden Broadway.

Susan is excited to be joining the villainous fun in support of CCMT. She has appeared most recently in two shows at the Tabard Theatre in San Jose (“Another Roll of the Dice” and “Uptown Holiday Swing”). Up next is a semi-villainous turn as the acerbic Joanne in “Company” at Altarena Playhouse, opening March 29th in Alameda. Favorite villain role she’s played to date: Lily St. Regis in “Annie”. 

Some Favorite Roles include:  Lt. Jack Ross in A Few Good Men with TOOTC.  Billy’s Dad, Jackie Elliot in Billy Elliot, Pharaoh in Joseph and The Amazing, Shellie Award Winner,  Les Miserables, OKLAHOMA!  Sir Evelyn in Anything Goes, Miles in Funny Thing Happened…Boatman in Sunday in the Park with George, Harry the Horse in Guys and Dolls, all with CCMT.   Harry (Once Upon A Mattress), George (High Society, DLOC) Captain Sloop (Crimson Pirate, FFAE),  Constable and Young Scrooge (Center REP's A Christmas Carol)  Vincent is a Shellie Award winner and multiple Marty Award winner.  He is a proud member of Fantasy Forum Actor's Ensemble  Vincent is the head of the Music Department at The Ballet School Performing Arts where he teaches Piano and Voice in Walnut Creek. 

Vincent is represented by NYLO Talent Agency.  

Contra Costa Musical Theatre | PO Box 4446 Walnut Creek CA 94596 | phone: 925.210.0268 |

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