Assistant Stage Manager / Box Office Team / Social Media Marketing Captain / Website Assistant / Stagehand / Supernumerary
Nelya Coomans is a lyric soprano studying Vocal Performance and Music Education at California State University, Northridge. Raised in British Columbia, Canada, her passion for music and performance brought her a to the University of Utah, where she studied Vocal Performance under Julie Wright-Costa. Ms. Coomans has been cast in numerous musicals, plays, and operas. Some of her most notable roles include Belle in Beauty and the Beast, Ruth in Pirates of Penzance, Gertrude in Seussical, and Diana in Anne of Green Gables. She was also awarded “Best Classical Performance” and “Best Comedic Performance” through the Royal Conservatory of Music Vocal Festival for three consecutive years. Although Ms. Coomans has primarily focused on the performing side of productions, she has enjoyed branching out into the tech and administrative side as of late. This is Ms. Coomans’s first production with Mission Opera as their Assistant Stage Manager, and she is so excited to be behind the scenes, watching and participating in all the theater magic!
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