Director…… Michael Mueller
Intimacy Coordinator…… *Jordon Alyx
Scenic Designer…… *Megan dos Santos
Costume Designer…… Ayrika Johnson
Lighting Designer…… Nita Mendoza
Assistant Lighting Designer…… *David Block
Audio Designer…… *Mars Fae
Associate Audio Designer…… *Seth Diaz
Projection Designers…… *Thor Fay, *Heather Pedersen, & *Cristobal Quezada
Makeup Designer…… *Sky Nielson
Hair & Wig Designer…… *Paige Zell
Property Designer…… *August Chaffin
* Current Students
We want to remind you that using any audio, video, or photographic recording devices is strictly prohibited
Julietta's Magical Potion, Lyrics by Dano Madden and Music by *Steffan Muntsinger
Big Small Step by *Jordon Alyx
Dean of Fine Arts…… Dr. Grant Linsell
Theatre Arts Dept. Coordinator…… Zachary T. Harless
Business Manager…… Selene Parral
Interim Office Manager…… Alex Eastman
Production Manager…… Zachary T. Harless
Lead Stage Manager…… *Emalee Corona
Assistant Stage Managers…… *August Chaffin & *Deuce Searcy
Scenic Supervisor…… Kevin Clowes
Scene Shop Supervisor…… Matthew Kenichi Muranaga
Costume Shop Supervisor…… Vannessa Poveda
Head Electrician…… Jordan “LJ” Curiel
Makeup & Hair Supervisor…… Kaylynn Sutton
House Manager…… Cherie Mathews
* Current Students
JORDAN ABDON (Sound Playback Operator) is in his second semester at Fullerton College, and he’s ready to put the knowledge and experience from previous courses into assisting with video, projections, and rigging. He is working towards completing his Theme Park Technician certificate from Fullerton College.
JORDON ALYX (Intimacy Director) is finishing their Associate Degree in Theatre Arts for Acting and Performance to pursue a career in Intimacy Coordination. She would like to thank the cast and crew for their diligent efforts on this new work and would like to thank Fullerton College for this opportunity.
RICA ANONAS (Dr. Violet Garcia) is a student in the Acting and Performance and Stage and Screen Combat track at Fullerton College. Some of her previous roles include Peter Quince in A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Mrs. Alexander in The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. She has also been studying intimacy direction and coordination over the last year and hopes to continue her education by pursuing an MFA in Acting.
This is DAVID BLOCK’s (Light Board Operator) first production here at Fullerton College. He has an extensive background in lighting design and electrician work and hopes to further expand that as he works towards his Lighting Technician Certification. After graduating, he plans on transferring to University of California, Irvine to obtain his B.A. in Drama with an emphasis on Lighting Design.
JASON BROWN (Sound Playback Operator) works with the Local 504 IATSE Union at various orange county venues such as Segerstrom, Five Points and the Anaheim Convention Center. He is attending his second semester at Fullerton College and pursuing a Live Sound Technician Certificate. His main set of skills include audio, video, and carpentry. Jason runs his own production company for music events where he sets up and runs the sound and visuals.
EMMA CAMILLE (Ensemble) is ecstatic to be in her first production at Fullerton College. This being her first year at Fullerton College, she has found so much happiness in the theatre community. Emma hopes to obtain her Bachelor's in Theatre and to go on to be a theatre educator.
AUGUST CHAFFIN (Prop Designer, Stage Manager) is excited to be designing their first show. They have worked as an audio technician on In the Heights and stagehand on Marian or the True Tale of Robin Hood at Fullerton College. Outside of school August has worked as a stagehand on A Christmas Carol at South Coast Repertory. He would like to thank their friends and family for supporting them, as well as their mentor Kevin Clowes.
KEVIN CLOWES (Scenic Supervisor) has spent the last 30 years involved in all aspects of professional, educational, community and civic theatre. He has designed and technical directed for Stagelight Productions, Fullerton Civic Light Opera, La Mirada Playhouse and was part of a team who garnered 3 Ovation awards for Best Musical while working for CLO South Bay Cities. He spent 18 years with the City of Brea’s Curtis Theatre as Operations Manager and resident Lighting/Set designer and currently serves as Technical Director for Musical Theatre West in Long Beach and McCoy Rigby Entertainment in La Mirada. Kevin is a graduate of CSUF department of Theatre and Dance.
EMALEE CORONA (Lead Stage Manager) is thrilled to be lead stage manager for her second production at Fullerton College. She has experience working on and off stage for about 10 years. Currently, she is double majoring in Communications and Film, in addition to a stage management certificate before hopefully transferring to a school in NYC. Visual media is her passion, and she hopes to one day direct her own film. Emalee would like to thank her parents, professors, fellow stage managers, and Ryan for all their support.
JULIETA DE LA TORRE (Ana Sofia) is elated to have the opportunity to bring Latino characters to life and showcase the diversity of her community through her very first theater role. She feels honored to have been given this chance at Fullerton College. As an international student with a passion for camera acting, choreography, and theater writing, she aspires to make a positive impact on the industry. She plans to move to Argentina next semester to complete her studies and hopes to return in the future.
ROBERT DICKEY (Joe Woods) is excited to be performing in his first play at Fullerton College. Previous experience includes Chicago (Billy Flynn), Sister Act (Eddie), Radium Girls and Miracle Worker at SHHS. He also participated in OC performing arts and was in Les Misérables (Jean Valjean), Pajama Game (Sid Sorokin) and Footloose (Rev. Shaw). He would like to thank Director Mueller for taking a chance on him and giving him the opportunity to be in this production. Robert is appreciative of his family and their continual support.
MEGAN DOS SANTOS (Scenic Designer) is a full-time Theatre Arts student. This is her first foray into scenic design; however, she has been a carpenter, scenic artist, and prop designer for past productions, as well as a frequent dresser, seamstress, and assistant costume designer at Fullerton College. She has also recently worked with the Wayward Artist and Discovery Cube in Santa Ana. Megan would like to thank her mentor Kevin Clowes for giving her this design opportunity and having faith in her work.
This is MADISON GITHENS’ (Projection Operator) first show with the Fullerton College Theatre Department. She is excited to have the opportunity to work on a show with such talented people!
EVAN HANSON (Bogdan, Mac, Marshall, Server 4, Voice Over Radio 2) is in his first year at Fullerton College. This is his debut show with the FCTAD, but he participated in theatre at Fullerton Union High over the last four years. With a major emphasis in acting and theatre, he plans on transferring to a yet-to-be-decided university after two years. Evan is grateful for having the opportunity to perform at Fullerton College and hopes to be in more productions before transferring.
ZACHARY HARLESS (Production Manager) has a long history as a working designer, stage and production manager, and technician for diverse professional, educational, community, and cultural events. He launched his career in the arts as a dancer working with operas and American Ballet Theater before transitioning to technical theater. Zach began his higher education at Fullerton College before receiving his Bachelor of Arts in Theatre- Technical Design and Production from Cal Poly University, Pomona under the mentorship of the late William Morris III. While looking for a master’s program, Zach received training from a variety of well-known designers such as Jules Fisher, Peggy Eisenhauer, Abe Jacob, and Wendall Harrington. Additionally, he found himself receiving production management roles at several colleges. In pursuing management further, Zach took an opportunity and received a master’s degree in Project Management with distinction from Keller Graduate School of Management. This combination of art and business has opened many doors in the event world and has led him to work on numerous theatrical and entertainment events around southern California. After beginning his technical theatre education at Fullerton College, Zach was honored to receive a tenured faculty position where he can train the next generation of event manager, designers, and technicians.
This is COLE JOHNSON’s (Automation Operator) first production at Fullerton College. Though it is his first time being a part of a production here he has helped build the sets of The Hunchback of Notre Dame and Midsummer's Night Dream. As he is about to graduate, Cole is ready to give it his all so you can enjoy this wonderful production.
DYLAN LE (Ensemble) first started performing in preschool. He starred in a Christmas musical, singing “Jingle Bell Rock.” A couple years later, he returned to his acting journey as a junior/senior in high school. Over that time, he had roles such as Peter in Surprise and Grecian Cat and Batman/Wolverine in With Great Power Comes Ordinary Responsibilities. Now that Dylan is in college, he is majoring in Acting and Performance with the hope of turning his passion into a long career.
DANO MADDEN (Playwright) is a playwright, screenwriter, and director, originally from Boise, Idaho. He was recently invited to be an artist-in-residence at the James Stevenson Lost and Found Lab in Connecticut and has been a fellow at the MacDowell and at the Djerassi Resident Artist Program. Dano’s plays have been produced and/or received development by Actors Theatre of Louisville, The Source Festival, The Artful Conspirators, World At Large Theatre, Seattle Repertory Theatre, The National New Play Network, Mile Square Theatre, Burnt Studio Productions, Northwest Playwrights Alliance, Idaho Theatre for Youth, Kitchen Theatre Company, Rutgers University, The University of Tulsa, Bloomsburg University, Lark Play Development Center, Seven Devils Playwrights Conference, Boise Contemporary Theater, Fordham University, and Boston Theatre Works, among others. He is a five-time Heideman Award finalist and has won numerous Kennedy Center awards. Published works include In the Sawtooths and Drop (Samuel French, Inc.), Beautiful American Soldier and Ella (Best American Short Plays 2005-2006 & 2009-2010), The Save (Playscripts, Inc.), The Soft Sand, Survival, and Therm Gold (Northwest Playwrights Alliance). Dano was the co-creator, producer and writer for the 2016 web series Precious Cargo and the 2017 web series Brokers. He received his BA in Theatre Arts from Boise State University and his MFA in playwriting from Rutgers University. Dano has taught dramatic writing at Stockton University, Rutgers University, and at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts in the Playwright’s Horizons Theatre School. He is member of the Board of Directors for the Seven Devils New Play Foundry and teaches at the Marymount School of New York.
JANETTE MALDONADO (Julietta, Zoey, and understudy for Annie) is an Acting and Performance major at Fullerton College. She has been a stand in for Greta in the show Generation as well as a background actor in shows like Euphoria, Never Have I Ever, Winning Time: The Rise of The Lakers, and many more. She also performed in the play Proof. Her goal is to be a main character in films and TV shows.
MCKENZIE MALONE (Ensemble) is excited to be part of another show at Fullerton College. She is currently pursuing multiple certificates in performance and technical theater. Her favorite past shows include Puffs, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime, Bye Bye Birdie, and Hello! Dolly.
MARIZA MONTGOMERY (Lighting Technician) has done lighting at Fullerton College for The Hunchback of Notre Dame, helping to rig the lights as well as run the light board. Her goal is to achieve her lighting certification so that she can start her career in lighting. She hopes to one day light up the night for Insomniac Events and do lighting for shows around the country.
ANNA MORALES (Annie Garcia-Woods) is thrilled to be a part of Fullerton College’s production of Fourth Planet. She has been involved in theatre since high school and is continuing her passion here at Fullerton College. Anna has hopes of transferring to pursue a BFA in Acting and is actively looking into other majors to explore. Her favorite past roles include Mona Livingston in Kill Me, Deadly as well as both Cora and Scarlett in The Black Mirror Project.
MICHAEL MUELLER (Director) is the coordinator for the Acting and Performance program and the Stage and Screen Combat program at Fullerton College. He has performed, taught, directed, and choreographed violence across the country and in the UK. In addition to being a Certified Teacher with the Society of American Fight Directors (SAFD), Michael is also a member of Actors' Equity Association (AEA) and SAG-AFTRA. Michael earned his M.F.A. in Performance Pedagogy from the University of Pittsburgh and B.F.A. in Acting from Wright State University. He is most thankful for the support and love of his family.
STEFFAN MUNTSINGER (Erol Nasser) previously trained at Long Beach City College and California State University of Long Beach. His plan has always been to be dichotomous between on and off stage, loving performance just as much as rigging or electronics work. This production marks Steffan’s decade long return to performing theatre, and he is thrilled to make his Fullerton College debut with this wonderful cast and crew. Some of his favorite previous roles include Doctor Royer-Collard in Quills, Riff Raff in the Rocky Horror Picture Show, and performing in local theme parks.
MATTHEW KENICHI MURANAGA (Scene Shop Supervisor), earned a Master of Fine Arts from San Diego State University’s Theater, Television, and Film department. After working in education through 2017 and freelancing with experimental theater groups as a Technical Director and Assistant Set Designer, Matthew settled down in San Diego working in corporate events. He has traveled the country installing large sets, facilitating corporate events and productions, and designing million-dollar conventions for many clients. From small experimental productions in the backrooms of bars to working with clientele such as Fox and Marvel at Comic-Con and Morgan Stanley, Matthew decided to pursue his dream(s) of working in higher education. Dedicated to the mentorship of diverse groups of talent, he has found a passion in the empowerment and facilitation of theatre artists’ creative endeavors. Honored to call Fullerton College - since August 2022 - his full-time "home away from home", Matthew hopes to contribute to a new future of artists capable of restructuring (and deconstruction) of the hierarchies at play in the arts. Feel free to peruse his web portfolio at www.matthewkenichi.com!
SKY NIELSON (Makeup Designer) is in his third year on studying theater. This will be his fifth show working as a makeup artist. Previously, he designed for The Wolves and was in the makeup crew for In the Heights and Spitfire Grill. He has also worked with the Buena Park Youth theater in the production of Shrek the Musical. Outside of Makeup he is also studying Acting and Stage Combat at Fullerton College.
VANNESSA POVEDA (Costume Shop Supervisor) joined Fullerton College Department of Theatre Arts in Fall of 2022. Prior to Fullerton she spent seven years managing the costume shop at Cal Poly Pomona. She has worked professionally in theatre and opera for the past 13 years gaining experience in all areas of costuming including design, wardrobe, patternmaking, draping, stitching and craftwork.
NOAH REMBERT (Lane Garcia-Woods) is a relative newcomer to the Fullerton College Theatre Department and is currently pursuing a certificate in Stage and Screen Combat. He has performed in musicals at the community level for nine years and performed professionally as a background actor on several film and television projects. He aspires to make every project he's a part of memorable, unique, and enjoyable.
CAMERON RODRIGUEZ (Yosh, Amir, Harold, Servant) credits his past experience to the Buena Park Youth Theatre, such as Javert in Les Misérables and the Baker in Into the Woods. He was also a member of the Los Alamitos High School Show Choir, Sound FX, winning the 2018 Grand National Championship in Orlando, Florida. Cameron now majors in Acting and Performance at Fullerton College, hoping to one day teach his own classes.
PAIGE ZELL (She/Her) (Hair & Wig Designer / Cindy) is a current student at Fullerton College pursuing her AA in Theatre, with an emphasis in Musical Theatre. Paige's previous Hair and Makeup experience includes crewing In the Heights and The Spitfire Grill, as well as designing The Wolves at FC last spring. As a performer, some of her favorite roles include Sister Mary Patrick in Sister Act and Olivia in Twelfth Night. Make sure to catch Paige in Dogfight: In Concert this December!