RESUME OF PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
1122 W. Ave L-12, # 104 - Lancaster, CA 93536
Donna "O" Parsons

Donna “O” Studio /Vocal Teacher/Coach; Studio Owner

2006 - Present


THEATRE, OPERA, LIGHT OPERA

THE FULL MONTY (Jeanette) Cedar Street Prod.
ANNIE WARBUCKS (Mrs. Doyle) Valley Theatre
ANNIE WARBUCKS (Mrs. Doyle) IOT Prod.
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (Wardrobe) DOT
MADAME BUTTERFLY (Suzuki) DOT
H.M.S. PINAFORE (Cousin) Ambassador Auditorium
MIKADO (Peep Bo) Redlands Bowl
(Ladies Ensemble) Northwest Tour, Midwest Tour(Ladies Ensemble) LA Music Center Opera
PIRATES OF PENZANCE ( Edith ) Ambassador Auditorium Southwest, Midwest, & Northwest Tour Fullerton Concert Series UNLV (Las Vegas, NV) Concert Series
PATIENCE (Ladies Ensemble) Northwest Tour
H.M.S. PINAFORE (Cousin) Ambassador Auditorium Northwest & Southwest Tour Orange County Center for Performing Arts Palm Springs Performing Arts Center
THE GONDOLIERS (Ladies Ensemble) Ambassador Auditorium
TRIAL BY JURY (Comic Brides Maid) Ambassador Auditorium
THE ZOO (Ladies Ensemble) Ambassador Auditorium
THE SONG OF NORWAY (Miss Anders) San Bernardino Civic Light Opera
EVITA (Eva’s Sister, Aristocrat)
San Bernardino Civic Light Opera
PLUMP JACK (Chorus) Los Angeles Music Center Opera

VOCAL ENGAGEMENTS

TRACY LAWRENCE TOUR ( Back up Vocalist for Maria Lee)
BOB SHEPARD CHORALE Soprano Soloist, Touring, Recording
GLENDALE CHAMBER CHORALE Soprano Soloist
VERDUGO HILLS CHAMBER CHORALE Soprano Soloist
WILLIAM HALL CHORALE Soprano, Chorus
GILBERT AND SULLIVAN HIGHLIGHTS Ambassador Auditorium Concert Series; Palomar Concert Series
THE GETTY PIECES Los Angeles Music Center
ST. JOHN’S PASSION William Hall Chorale

CHURCH SOLOIST
GLENDALE PRES. Soprano Soloist
PALMDALE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE CHURCH Soprano Soloist (9 years)

TELEVISION
MAZDA COMMERCIAL Culver City Prod Comp.
TOYOTA COMMERCIAL Independent Prod.
“GO”—(5 day recurring contestant) N.B.C.

FILM
ARCHIE RETURNS TO RIVERDALE Burbank Studios (Made for TV movie)
FAT ALBERT Field and Track Scenes (Extra)


DIRECTING – VOCAL


ANNIE WARBUCKS It’s Only Tuesday Productions
FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Desert Opera Theatre
SCARLET PIMPERNEL Desert Opera Theatre
PIRATES OF PENZANCE Desert Opera Theatre
MAN OF LAMANCHA
Desert Opera Theatre
THE FANTASTICK'S
Desert Opera Theatre
A GRAND NIGHT FOR SINGING
Desert Opera Theatre
LES MISERABLE' (Leads only)
Desert Opera Theatre

HAPPY DAYS the MUSICAL

Desert Opera Theatre

MARVELOUS WONDERETTES

Desert Opera Theatre


DIRECTING


PIRATES OF PENZANCE Desert Opera Theatre
THE FANTASTICK'S
Desert Opera Theatre
JEKYLL & HYDE
Desert Opera Theatre
THE MARRIAGE PROPOSAL
Glendale College


TRAINING


VOICE— Georgio Tozzi (Opera; Light Opera; Vocal Coaching); Frank Fetta ( Opera & Vocal Coaching); Carol Newbarr, & Wilda Bernard (Classical; Vocal Technique); Jennifer Edwards and Dr. Jean Sloop (KState)

COMMERCIAL—Patti Bean; Tepper Galeo
THEATRICAL & DIRECTING —Ken Grey

EDUCATION
KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY Music Major, Applied Voice; Psychology Minor
Studio Instruction: Jean Sloop (Interpretation); Jennifer Edwards (Technique)