Skye Angulo was born and raised in Southern California. She received her Bachelor of Music degree in Vocal Performance from Chapman University and her Master of Music degree in Vocal Arts from the University of Southern California. Over the past 7 years, she has been the choir director for over 9 different choirs performing major works with orchestra including Fauré’s Requiem, Handel’s Messiah, Bach’s Christmas Cantata Vivaldi’s Gloria and Haydn’s Te Deum. Skye has studied and worked with conductors Dr. William Hall, David Wilson and Dr.
Anthony Carreiro is an associate professor in the Department of Theatre, Dance and Film at Long Beach City College . A certified sword fighter with The Society of American Fight Directors, he teaches several acting classes, movement and stage combat for actors, introduction to theatre and dramatic literature. Tony received his Bachelor of Arts from Cornell University in 1982 and a Master of Fine Arts from the University of Washington ’s Professional Actor Training Program in 1985.
Peter Knapp completed his Bachelor’s in Music in Education in 1992 from Elmhurst College. In 1996, he finished his first Master’s degree in Music Theory at Ohio State University with an emphasis in music psychology, completing an experimental study on absolute pitch. Two years later, he completed his Master’s in Music Composition with a dramatic setting of Mark Twain’s “The War Prayer.” In 2001, he completed his Ph.D. in Music Theory at OSU, a translation and commentary on the treatise, Brevissima Theoriae Musicae, by Johann Fricker and Friedrich Oetinger, 1753.
Mr. Mortensen is a graduate of the Advanced Drama program of The Juilliard School for the Performing Arts in New York City. He holds a B.A. and M.F.A. in both Acting & Directing, and is a Member of Actor’s Equity Association, Screen Actors Guild, A.F.T.R.A. and The Dramatists Guild.
Robert has worked in live entertainment for more than 13 years, primarily as an audio technician hosting a variety of acts: blues, rock, big band, bluegrass, jugglers, comedians, community dance troupes, ballet folkorico, hypnotists, orchestras, Polynesian dancers and more. Robert’s career has primarily focused on live audio reinforcement, but he has worked his way up from the bottom. Pushing boxes for acts like Creedence Clearwater Revival, Lynnard Skynnard, The Beach Boys and Carrot Top, Robert is no stranger to hard labor on the big stage.
Martha L. Zepeda Pamintuan is a Bay Area Native, choreographer, dance artist, dance educator, fitness professional and a Full-time Professor of Dance at Long Beach City College. Martha earned her MFA on a full scholarship from the University of California, Irvine in 2010 and a BA in Dance with an emphasis in Performance and Choreography, and a Minor in Kinesiology from San Francisco State University in 2006.
Professor Stephanie Marie Powell is a California native and a tenured full Professor in Dance at Long Beach City College. Throughout her academic teaching career she has taught courses in Dance Appreciation, Choreography, Composition, Classical Ballet, Contemporary Ballet, Pointe, Modern Dance, Jazz, Turns, Zumba, Dance Conditioning, Stretch and Relaxation, Dance History, Hip Hop Dance History, Performance Workshop, Yoga and Pilates.
Patrick Sheng is a jazz saxophonist, composer, and arranger, currently serving as the Director of Instrumental Jazz Studies at Long Beach City College. He received his Bachelors and Masters of Music from Washington State University, under the direction of prominent saxophonists Greg Yasinitsky, Horace Alexander Young, and David Hagelganz.
Daron Sorg started at LBCC in 1991. He earned his B.A. in technical theatre from Cal State University Long Beach with an emphasis in Costume Design in 1993. Here at LBCC, he is the Costume Technician. He is also faculty at Brooks College where he teaches the Sewing and Costume Classes. He has worked in different capacities in the costume area to include Cutter, Assistant Designer, Dyer / Painter, Tailor, Crafts Person and Shop Supervisor.
Nathan Stuffel is a Los Angeles based designer, currently serving as Auditorium Technical Coordinator, Set Designer and Technical Theatre Instructor at Long Beach City College. He holds a B.A. in Fine Art from Indiana University and is a graduate of the University of Illinois with an MFA in Theatre and Design. Nathan is also a member of the United Scenic Artists local 829.