Michelle is the founder and studio director at Harper Haus Music Company. She holds a BA in Voice from Webster University, and is currently pursuing her MBA from NWMSU. Michelle has performed the National and Canadian anthems for several St. Louis and Kansas City sporting events. Michelle and her students have made the producer rounds for prime-time TV shows American Idol, The Voice, Duets, and America’s Got Talent. Michelle currently serves on the board for both Platte City Friends of the Arts and Weston Community Theatre.
Travis is so stoked to be a part of such a beautifully crafted show with such a wonderful and talented cast and creative team! A KC native actor, Travis has garnered work in the area, most notably in Immersive KC’s productions of Hair (Woof), The Rocky Horror Show Live! (Riff Raff), and Mamma Mia! (Eddie), as well as having been featured in numerous shows at Worlds of Fun and KC Strips, a benefit show partnering with Aids Walk KC. Travis received his acting training from Missouri State University where he appeared in such shows as Legally Blonde (Warner) and Dogfight (Fector). His other credits include All Shook Up (Ensemble), Spring Awakening (Georg), and Hands on a Hardbody (Jesus). Travis would like to thank Melissa for offering him the role of a lifetime and his friends and family for all their love and support!
Delano Mendoza is a professional actor and singer based in Kansas City. Delano is from Emporia, Kansas where he studied Vocal Music Education at Emporia State University for three years under the direction of Dr. Carol Krueger. In 2014, Delano moved to Kansas City to pursue his dreams of performing, and the rest is history! He was recently (pre-COVID) seen performing on both Princess Cruise Lines and P&O Australia, and locally in Padgett Production's Mamma Mia. Other local credits include Grease, Altar Boyz, Sunset Boulevard, and Legally Blonde the Musical. Before the pandemic hit he was cast in The Coterie’s production of The Little Mermaid slated for the summer of 2020. As well as performing, Delano works as music director vocal teacher/coach. He has worked on local productions of Sprint Awakening, Titanic the Musical, Anything Goes, High Fidelity, Sweet Charity, Godspell, and more! In 2018, Delano won the “Best Music Director” award at The Barney’s for his work on High Fidelity with The Barn Players. When not in the theatre, you can find Delano baking, eating, or spending time with his wonderful family/friends. “... to infinity and beyond”