2022 OC THEATRE GUILD BOARD CANDIDATES

MICHAEL LOPEZ

San Clemente

Michael has been directing and choreographing in Orange County for over 40 years. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theater from CSU Fullerton where he has also been on faculty. Some of his professional credits include-Tour Director for DanceMakers, Inc., assistant choreographer for Elvira’s Halloween Haunt at Knott’s Berry Farm. 


Michael was the Artistic Director of the Curtain Call and Encore Dinner Theater in Tustin and Michael is currently the Producing Artistic Director at the Cabrillo Playhouse in San Clemente.

Why do you want to serve on the board and what skills, knowledge or abilities do you feel you could offer in this role? 

I have been involved in all aspects of theater in Orange County for over 40 years. From performing to directing and choreographing, to prop design. I've worked in a theater producing shows 52 weeks a year as well as an office manager for a youth theater.


I would love to represent South Orange County, we are thriving and need our voices heard.

Do you have any previous experience that would be relevant to serving on this board? 

I have served on boards previously for 2 theaters as well as working with my own board of directors in my current position.

AUNG KHINE MIN

Santa Ana

Aung Khine Min is an LA County and Orange County based theater director. He holds his theater degree, emphasis in directing, from California State University, Fullerton. Aside from directing, he has also worked in stage management, board operations, spot light operations, and backstage crews at various theater companies in Orange County including The Wayward Artist, Chance Theater and OC-Centric. He is excited for any theater-related opportunity that comes his way. 

Why do you want to serve on the board and what skills, knowledge or abilities do you feel you could offer in this role? 

I want to help and support the theaters around Orange County and hopefully, one day, help them to take their companies to the next level. I am a determined and hardworking artist, so I am ready to support them in anyway I can.

Do you have any previous experience that would be relevant to serving on this board? 

As a recent graduate, I don't have any experience in professional (non-academic) organizations, but I served as the club officer and club treasurer when in community college.

Any additional information you would like to share? 

Excited to be part of the Orange County's theater community and get involved.