2019-20 CAST


2019-20 Cast

Kit Runge - She Loves Me - Steven Kodaly
Kit is thrilled to be doing his second show with Arts Express. An engineer by day, he has frequently been seen on musical theatre stages since moving to Tucson in 2004
Read More!...with roles including Sunday in the Park (George), Sweeney Todd (Sweeney), and Les Miserables (Jean Valjean - 2014 Mac Award Best Actor), all with Arizona Onstage. Recent productions have included Mamma Mia (Sam) with Arizona Onstage, Hunchback of Notre Dame (Frollo) with Arts Express, Triumph of Love (Hermocrates) with Roadrunner Theatre Company, and No Way to Treat a Lady (Morris) with Live Theatre Workshop. Kit is grateful to be acting with his wife Debbie again and happy that rehearsing hasn’t required much time away from his daughter Indi, since she’s in the show, too!
Jose "Chach" Snook - She Loves Me - Ladislav Sipos
Chach is originally from Napa, CA and for lived in NYC as a professional singer/actor appearing in shows including Forever Plaid (National Tour).
Read More!In Tucson he played Enjolras in the AOP’s Les Misèrables and acted/directed at The St. Francis Theatre and Roadrunner Theatre Co. Shows included The Last Five Years (MAC Nomination for Best Actor); I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change (MAC Nominations for Best Musical, Director and Actor); Triumph of Love (MAC Nominations for Best Musical and Director). Chach also sings with Khris Dodge Entertainment, Lonely Street Productions, Mr. Bing’s Supper Club, Every Era Entertainment, Arts Express and The 4GENTS. Chach has a Vocal Performance degree from NAU and for 12 years was the Choir/Theatre Director at Flowing Wells Jr. High. Currently he is an Arts Integration Specialist for TUSD’s OMA program. In 2013, he was named a Top 5 Teacher of the Year for Arizona and Latino Teacher of the Year for Arizona in 2016. Thank you to Arts Express and love to the Fam!
Jeremy Vega - She Loves Me - Georg Nowack
Jeremy is thrilled to play GEORG in his Arts Express debut. Jeremy holds a Bachelor of Music Education degree from the U of A, and is in his 9th year as the Choir and Percussion Director at Cienega High School.
Read More! Favorite past shows and roles: Little Women (Laurie), Godspell (Jesus), Triumph of Love (Dimas), Stars of David (Man 1), Great American Trailer Park Christmas Musical (Rufus Jeter), The World Goes Round (Man 1), The Story of My Life (Alvin Kelby), Forever Plaid (Francis), and Footloose (Ren McCormack). Thanks to his friends and family for their never-ending support. He sends all his love to his amazing wife Amy, his girls Jaymie, Kara, and Lia, and his soon-to-be son/daughter.
Danae Dorame - She Loves Me - Ilona Ritter
Danae Dorame is very excited to have this opportunity. You may have seen her previously as Esmeralda in Arts Express’ production of THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME and most recently as Sophie Sheridan in Arizona Onstage’s production of MAMMA MIA.
Read More!When not performing she is busy working and directing. She is beyond excited to share this beautiful show with you all. A very big Thank you to her friends and family for always being there and supporting her in everything. Love you all so much!
Jodi Darling - She Loves Me - Amalia Balash
Jodi is elated to play one of her dream roles, Amalia Balash for Arts Express. She grew up in Tucson and earned a degree in vocal performance from NAU. She worked as a singer/actress for 10 years in NYC.
Read More!Her favorite roles include Laurie in Oklahoma, Hodel in Fiddler on the Roof, Josephine in HMS Pinafore, and Magnolia on the National Tour of Showboat. Locally, she was a resident cast member at the Great American Playhouse and has performed as a featured soloist/singer for Arizona Choral Society, Lonely Street productions, Arts Express and Khris Dodge Entertainment. She performed in Roadrunner Theater Company's I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change!, Triumph of Love, and Last Five Years (MAC Nomination for Best Actress). Jodi is the choir/drama teacher at Secrist MS. Her favorite productions are her kids Julia and Gabriel. Much love to husband Chach.
Jesus Limon - She Loves Me - Mr. Maraczek 
Jesus is Tucson High Magnet School and U of A alumni and proud to have served in the US Navy. He is excited to be working for Arts Express and to be a four-time top 5 Best Actors in Tucson Weekly.
Read More!Jesus is grateful to Karen Wiese for the opportunity to share the stage some of the best talent in Arizona and for the unwavering support of his family and friends.  Special thanks to the Arts Express team and our audience! Come see Christmas Carol and Carousel!
Conner Taylor - She Loves Me - Arpad Laszlo

Conner Is thrilled to be performing one of his dream roles with such an incredible cast and crew. He has been performing for most of his life, most recently in productions of...

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...[title of show] (Jeff), Mamma Mia (Sky), and Big Fish (Amos). He has enjoyed the entire process of putting the show together and can’t wait to share it with everyone! He wants to give a special thanks to his parents, who mean everything to him, his brothers/sister-in-law, and his puppy who all support him no matter what.