Islander Youth Theater
Laura Bueno, Director
Laura Bueno was most recently seen in numerous productions with San Diego Opera as soloist and as a core member ofthechorus. She also performed with Moonlight Stage Productions in Ragtime and Beauty and the Beast. Laura was also seen as Sophie de Palma in Master Class with Ion Theatre and as Anna 1 in Seven Deadly Sins with Bodhi Tree Concerts. San Diego Musical Theatre credits include Damn Yankees, The Producers!, Singin’ in the Rain and The Sound of Music. Lyric Opera San Diego credits include Tessa (The Gondoliers), Gigi (Gigi), Petra (A Little Night Music), Hope (Anything Goes), Iolanthe (Iolanthe), Peep Bo (The Mikado), and Molly Brazen (The Beggar’s Opera). Other regional credits include Wendy (Peter Pan), The Secretary (The Consul), Dorothy (The Wizard of Oz), Zaneeta (The Music Man), Chava (Fiddler on the Roof), Margy (State Fair), and Nanette (No, No, Nanette). She is a core chorister of 20 years with the San Diego Opera Chorus. Laura owns and operates Playground Players Productions, a musical theater program for public schools to introduce children to the world of theater by participating in live theatrical productions and choral concerts. She also owns and operates Edudance Classrooms-in-Motion, a ballroom dance program for children in elementary and middle schools. A dancer of 30 years, she also has a Bachelor of Science in Music Education from the University of Missouri-Columbia.
Website to learn more about my company: www.playgroundplayersproductions.com
Assistant Director of Beauty and the Beast : Julianne Camacho-Ridele
Playground Players Production Summer Musical Theater Camp:
Link to register for Playground Players Productions Summer Musical Theater Camp: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cosa-foundation-musical-theater-summer-camp-registration-580759024877