Brandon Stauffer

Position: Executive Director

Dream Role: Genie


Brandon is a theatre professional that has traveled the country working in all areas of theatre.  His love for theatre started one fateful day when he wondered into the technical director's office at USU having no idea what his future would be... The TD said "do you know what a stage manager is?" From that day forward theatre has been the center of his life.  His true love is stage mgmt and design, but you might see him on stage every so often.

Tiffani Allen 
Position: Education Dir.

Dream Role: TBA

Tiffani graduated from SUU as the top graduate in Theatre with her degree in Theatre Arts Education. She has a passion for education and for directing and has been doing both as much as she can

Amanda Larsen

Position: Costume Shop Manager

Dream Role: Ms. Hannigan


Amanda happened into the costume world a few years ago and has not looked back.  She is an imaginative creator and can make anything you ever dreamed of sparkle!

Daniele Bendinelli
Position: Development Dir.

​Dream Role: Spotlight Operator

A transplant from West Texas, Danielle has embraced Utah and grown to adore the state’s creative arts industry over the years. With a degree in Broadcast Journalism, she has been immersing herself in different aspects of media advertising, public relations, event organization and marketing for over 22 years, but is proud to spend her off time as a competitive volunteer. She’s happy to take your money on behalf of OPPA!.

Leslie Barrett

Position: Admin Coordinator

Dream Role: TBA


Leslie has found her way back into the arts after a few years off the stage.  She is a multitasker that can run circles around anyone else.  

Quesley Bunch

Position: Children's Theatre Admin

Dream Role: TBA



Quesley has the biggest love for the stage and it keeps growing. She is honored to be a part of this staff to bring to life the beautiful productions that we get to put on here at OPPA!.

Stacey Haslam
Position: Costume Design and Production Mngt.

Dream Role: Reno Sweeney

Stacey has had the pleasure of designing for various productions at OPPA! and around Utah for the past two and a half years. Some past OPPA! credits include Holiday Follies, The Addams Family, Much Ado About Nothing, and Beauty and the Beast. Stacey has had so much fun working on this show and feels extremely lucky to be a small part of it. She hopes you enjoy looking at all the pretty things!

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Laura Crossett

Position: Children's Theatre Technical Manager

Dream Role: The Witch


Laura has been performing for over 30 years around the Salt Lake and Davis County areas and holds a Bachelors Degree in Musical Theatre from Weber State University. Favorite roles played include Morticia in Addams Family, Muriel in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, and Ms. Andrew in Mary Poppins. Thank you to my family and everyone at OPPA for all that you do.