JORI GONZALES

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THEATRE  (Selected Credits)

 

My Fair Lady                                             Eliza Doolittle                             Woodland Opera House / Andrea St. Clair, dir.

My Fair Lady                                             Eliza Doolittle                          Davis Musical Theatre Co. / Steve Isaacson, dir.

Mary Poppins                                            Mary Poppins                          Woodland Opera House / Angela Baltezore, dir.

Camelot                                                     Guenevere                                 Davis Musical Theatre Co. / Jan Isaacson, dir.

Shrek: The Musical                                   Princess Fiona                           Woodland Opera House / Andrea St. Clair, dir.

Man of La Mancha                                    Aldonza                                      Davis Musical Theatre Co. / Jan Isaacson, dir.

Into the Woods                                          Cinderella                               Davis Musical Theatre Co. / Steve Isaacson, dir.

Carousel                                                   Julie Jordan                                Davis Musical Theatre Co. / Jan Isaacson, dir.

Brigadoon                                                 Fiona                                             David Musical Theatre Co. / John Haine, dir.

Guys and Dolls                                         Sarah Brown                               Davis Musical Theatre Co. / Jan Isaacson, dir.

Meet Me in St. Louis                                 Rose Smith                            Woodland Opera House / Rodger McDonald, dir.

Sweeney Todd                                          Johanna                                  Davis Musical Theatre Co. / Steve Isaacson, dir.

Les Misérables                                         Cosette                                    Davis Musical Theatre Co. / Steve Isaacson, dir.

It's a Wonderful Life                                  Mary Bailey                          Woodland Opera House / Dean Shellenberger, dir.

How to Succeed in Business...                 Rosemary                                Davis Musical Theatre Co. / Steve Isaacson, dir.

A Chorus Line                                           Sheila                                            Davis Musical Theatre Co. / John Ewing, dir.

Damn Yankees                                         Gloria Thorpe                              Woodland Opera House / Bobby Grainger, dir.

Grand Hotel                                              Raffaela                                           Green Valley Theatre Co. / John Ewing, dir.

42nd Street                                               Gladys                                         Runaway Stage Productions / Bob Baxter, dir.

The Pirates of Penzance                          Edith                                                             Civic Theatre West / Brent Null, dir.

The Drowsy Chaperone                           Ensemble                                                     Civic Theatre West / Brent Null, dir.

OPERA

Il Trovatore (Verdi)                                      Gypsy/Nun                                Sacramento Opera / Rob Tannenbaum, dir.

Rigoletto (Verdi)                                          Courtesan                                 Sacramento Opera / Chuck Hudson, dir.

La Traviata (Verdi)                                      Courtesan                                 Sacramento Opera / James Marvel, dir.

L’Elisir d’amore (Donizetti)                          Adina’s friend                            Sacramento Opera / José Maria Condemi, dir.

La Bohème (Puccini)                                  Townswoman/Tavern girl          Sacramento Opera / Chuck Hudson, dir.

The Pirates of Penzance (Sullivan)            Daughter                                   Sacramento Opera / Gary Briggle, dir.

The Village Singer (Paulus)                        Nancy Ford (u/s)                       California State University, Sacramento / Daniel Helfgot, dir.

IN CONCERT (Selected Credits)

Cabaret: Hooray for Hollywood!                      Principal                               Sacramento Theatre Co. / Miranda D. Lawson, dir.

Andrea Bocelli in Concert (2015 Tour)               Chorus                                                     Sleep Train Arena / Eugene Kohn, dir.

The Messiah (Handel)                                     Chorus                                                           Carnegie Hall / Donald Neuen, dir.

The Dream of Gerontius (Elgar)                      Chorus                                                  Mondavi Center / D. Kern Holoman, dir.

Symphony No. 2 "Resurrection" (Mahler)           Chorus                                       Sacramento Philharmonic / Andrew Grams, dir.

Symphony No. 9 "Ode to Joy" (Beethoven)       Chorus                                     Sacramento Philharmonic / Michael Morgan, dir.

Mass in C major "Coronation" (Mozart)              Chorus                                     Sacramento Philharmonic / Michael Morgan, dir.

Arias, Overtures & Arabesques                       Chorus                                           Sacramento Philharmonic / Timm Rolek, dir.
 

COMMERCIAL/VOICEOVER

Hanson McClain Advisors                             Supporting                                              Kairos Pictures / Michelle Murnon, prod. 

Money Matters                                              Voice-over                                        Hanson McClain Advisors / Pietro Avolio, dir.

Makers of Angels (Trailer)                             Principal                                                Evek Studios / John Evans/John Pek, dir.

RECOGNITION

My Fair Lady - Chesley Award Winner - Leading Actress in a Musical - Woodland Opera House

Shrek: The Musical - Outstanding Achievement for Leading Female in a Musical - Sacramento Area Regional Theatre Alliance (SARTA)

Meet Me In St. Louis - Outstanding Achievement for Leading Female in a Musical - Sacramento Area Regional Theatre Alliance (SARTA)

Guys and Dolls - Outstanding Achievement for Leading Female in a Musical - Sacramento Area Regional Theatre Alliance (SARTA)

Carousel - Outstanding Achievement for Leading Female in a Musical - Sacramento Area Regional Theatre Alliance (SARTA)

Mary Poppins - Chesley Nomination - Leading Actress in a Musical - Woodland Opera House

It's a Wonderful Life - Chesley Nomination - Leading Actress in a Musical - Woodland Opera House

Damn Yankees - Chesley Nomination - Supporting Actress in a Musical - Woodland Opera House

TRAINING

Bachelor of Music (Voice)                             California State University, Sacramento

Voice                                                             Robin Fisher

Alexander Technique                                    Bruce Oliver

Coaches/Conductors                                    John Cozza, Michael Morgan, Timm Rolek, Joe Gilman, Don Kendrick, Ralph Hughes, Art

                                                                      LaPierre, Sam Schieber, Sean Bianco, Jim Jordan, Erik Daniels

Dance (MOVER - Ballet, Tap, Jazz):            Ron Cisneros, Staci Arriaga, Nolan T'Sani, Sunny Smith, Carrie Pereira, Gino Platina,

                                                                      Sam Williams, Bobbie Bader

Master Classes/Workshops                          Glenn Casale (director), Dennis Castellano (music), Randy Slovacek (dir./choreo), Juliana Gondek (mezzo), 

                                                                      David Gagnon (tenor), Cristin Tillinghast (soprano)
 

SPECIAL SKILLS: Read Music, 15+ years of Choral/Chamber Singing, Flute, Intermediate Piano, Studied Italian and French (diction for German, Latin and English), RP Accent, Cockney Accent, Sight-singing, Basic Ballroom, Work well with children, Cosmetic application, Drawing.