Mesa Murder Mystery's Actors
A veteran of Grand Junction theater, Renassance faires and the Khubsurat Ruh Middle Eastern Dance Troupe, Michael has played many roles in his life. He enjoys ballroom and swing dancing and instructing both.
Ginger comes to Mesa murder Mystery from the Grand Valley Community Theater where she performed in the Unsinkable Molly Brown, Brigadoon, Anne Frank the Musical and Hats. She played the high school principal in Machine Head, a B horror flick shot in Grand Junction. Other film credits include a stint as a zombie.
Her favorite murder mystery shows took place at Redstone Castle and the Antlers in Colorado Springs. Ginger has studied exclusively at the School of Hard Knocks and was valedictorian every time. She loves travel, costuming and theater and being retired from a career in telecommunications.
Amanda Blalock is pleased to be a member of Mesa Murder Mysteries but is otherwise a neophyte to the acting scene. She is a fan of musical theatre, Andrew Lloyd Webber, and, is a little bit of an anglophile when it comes to the arts. Amanda has studied photography and enjoys reading up on a variety of subjects, learning foreign language and dabbling in art. Her hobbies include reading, travelling, and doing things outdoors.
Dr. Shalona McFarland joined the Mesa Murder Mystery troupe February 2017 after attending one of their productions. When she isn't here, you can find her belly dancing with Belly Expressions, training horses and people, training dogs for show, or at her main occupation as a local chiropractor and acupuncturist at Abundant Health, LLC. The Doc was born right here in Grand Junction and has been in the theatre since she was three years old. She taught dance at Colorado Mesa University for six years and was seen in such productions as Gypsy, Into The Woods, Fiddler On The Roof and Little Shop of Horrors. When not doing all these things, Shalona is a mother of three teenagers, whom she adores.
Phillip was dragged into acting in the Ambassadors drama troupe at the Grand Junction Church of Christ, and now years later, finds himself occasionally in drag while preforming with Mesa Murder Mystery.
Philip's wife, Marlena, followed her husband into theater.
Paul Aman is fairly new to the acting scene. He started with Mesa Murder Mysteries in 2016, but has been in plenty of small skits before then. He is a big fan of the classic great comedians such as Dick Van Dyke, Charlie Chaplin, Abbot and Costello, and Tim Conway.
Paul was born and raised in Colorado, but he loves to travel. He also enjoys playing guitar, dancing, reading, and being in the great outdoors.
Kathy has been involved in a number of school, church, community and professional acting troupes. When she's not on stage, she write plays. She also writes and directs but preforming is her fisrt love. Film and TV credits include A Haunting, Machine Head and Flight of the Bumblebee.