The Team

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J. SCOTT LAPP (Artistic Director)

J. Scott Lapp has been working in the theater business for over 28 years. He is an alumnus of the 2009 Director’s Lab West, a 2011 SDC Emerging Artist and a proud member of the Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers. Recent projects include working with Disney Theatricals and Paper Mill Playhouse on the World Premiere of The Hunchback of Notre Dame and the World Premiere of Rain, a new musical by Michael John LaChiusa at the Old Globe. He also recently directed the first reading of Biting Broadway: The First Successful Vampire MusicalHe is currently heading up the National Tour of Murder for Two, now playing at The Straz in Tampa, Florida and also Directing the Michigan Premiere of Murder for Two at Farmers Alley Theater. Upcoming projects include directing the Tokyo Production of Murder for Two,  a reading of Prince of Egypt at Bay Street and Peter & The Starcatcher at The Truax this summer! Since May 2012, he has produced Cabaret at The Merc in beautiful Old Town Temecula with his co-producer and friend, Jordan Beck, along with many special events featuring Eden Espinosa, Shoshana Bean, Stephen Schwartz and many other amazing talents! In the Summer of 2015, they launched The Barn Stage Company, a new professional Theatre company in Temecula, California.

www.jscottlapp.com

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shapeimage_3JORDAN BECK (Executive Director)

Jordan Beck is a writer/director/producer working primarily in the world of Musical Theater. As a lyricist, he is an alumni of the Johnny Mercer Songwriters’ Project and the ASCAP/DreamWorks Musical Theatre Workshop. His writing projects include Peter Pan – A New Musical with composer Jonathan May and the upcoming Biting Broadway! The First Successful Vampire Musical with Richard Hochberg and Gerald Sternbach. As a producer, Jordan presented the popular Caffeinated Cabaret series in Downtown Riverside for over 4 years, booked entertainment for various art gallery openings at Scripps Colleges in Claremont, and The Rooftop Club at the Riverside Art Museum. Since moving his focus toward Temecula, he acts as Co-Producer of the popular Cabaret at The Merc series and launched The Barn Stage Company, Temecula’s Professional Theatre Company with Artistic Director J. Scott Lapp. Jordan and his beautiful wife Bettina reside in Downtown Riverside with their 2 boys, Luke and Benjamin.

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JASON WESLEY GREEN (General Manager)

Jason Wesley Green is an Actor and Producer and has been involved with many theatrical productions for almost 30 years (Plays & Musicals). He has studied with South Coast Rep, as well as Warner Laughlin Studios in Hollywood. Favorite roles are: Tevye in Fiddler on the Roof, Harry in Company and Father Mapple and Capt. Boomer in the Play Adaptation of Moby Dick. Jason has been involved as a producer on several productions including 1776, A Sparkle that is Ernie, Savior of the World and Fiddler on the Roof. Jason has helped leverage several partnerships with many corporate organizations from the Houston Astros (MLB) to Cox Business, as well as some of the largest education organizations in North America. Jason plans to help grow The Barn Stage Company into the Premiere Entertainment Venue in Temecula Valley.

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EVAN D’ANGELES (Casting Director)

is a master of talent recipient in choreography from Chapman University where he received the Best Choreographer Award for his contemporary piece on domestic violence. Associate Director and Choreographer of two productions of Spring Awakening at the Barn Stage Company.  Mr. D’Angeles first collaborated with J. Scott Lapp on RENT at the Old Temecula Theater. Other creative credits include choreographer for the west coast premiere of Magdalene – a new musical, director/choreographer/actor in Songs For A New World at Three Trees Theatre in Costa Mesa, and assistant choreographer for Walt Disney Creative Entertainment Special Events. Performance Credits include:  Broadway: Miss Saigon, Pacific Overtures (Revival).  National Tours: RENT (Angel), The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Cats. Regional: His Girl Friday (La Jolla Playhouse), Here Lies Love (Williamstown), Disney’s Tarzan (Terk), Dennis DeYoung’s Hunchback of Notre Dame (Quasimodo), Miss Saigon (Thuy), Finding Nemo (Crush), Crazy For You, West Side Story, The Who’s Tommy, The King & I, My Fair Lady, Phantom, Fiddler On the Roof, among others. He is thrilled to be part of the Barn Stage Company’s commitment to cultivating new talent and bringing professional Broadway theater to the Inland Empire. 

www.evandangeles.com

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CHELSEA NICOLE LAPP (Conservatory Director)

Chelsea is thrilled to be joining The Barn Stage Company as a member of their staff after having choreographed and stage managed a handful of shows for them! Chelsea started off her theatre career as a performer, but soon switched gears when she discovered her love for choreographing and teaching. Early on she spent a number of years working for a children’s theatre company (CYT) and as the resident choreographer at Cathedral Catholic High School in San Diego. Since then, Chelsea has traveled the nation choreographing shows for various companies; her work has been seen all over Southern California as well as Illinois, Washington, Idaho and New York. In NYC, she had the opportunity to work for Theatreworks USA putting on national tours geared towards kids and families. Chelsea has since moved back to Temecula to help start The Barn Stage Company Conservatory and pursue her passion of helping students develop their theatre skills. Working with youth has been a long time passion, to her there is nothing better than seeing her students grow and succeed as they pursue and follow their dreams. A big thanks to J. Scott, Jordan and Jason for bringing her on and trusting her with this endeavor.

www.chelseanicolelapp.com

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