CAROLINA ONSTAGE producers Mario & Lucinda Morin have over 30 years of showbiz experience and more than 13,000 live performances to their credit. Married for 24 years, they're happy to live, create, and dream in the western North Carolina foothills within a diverse community of talented performers, remarkable instructors, and devoted supporters of the arts.
The Morins booked their first professional jobs at age 19. They met at the Alabama Theatre (through Opryland USA) in Myrtle Beach, SC, then continued their journey together in shows at American Music Theatre (Lancaster, PA), Celebrity Cruises, Holland America Cruise Line, the Savannah Theatre, the Smoky Mountain Opry (Pigeon Forge, TN), Country Tonite (Pigeon Forge), Bally’s Casino (Atlantic City, NJ), House of Blues (Myrtle Beach and Los Angeles), Moranz Entertainment (Charleston, SC) and in numerous commercials, TV appearances, and voiceovers. Mario is a native of San Antonio, Texas. A self-taught artist, he began his career as a gymnast and break-dancer but soon moved into featured roles as a comedian, singer, and impersonator. His additional theatre credits include Little Shop of Horrors (Seymour), A Chorus Line (Mark), Grease (Sonny), and Circo Magnifico (bungee aerialist). Lucinda, a former Radio City Rockette, was born and raised in Taylorsville, NC and began her dance studies at age 6, training primarily with Ann Freeman and Jackie Olson at Ann Freeman Dance Academy in Hickory. She attended the NC Governor's School and UNC-Greensboro. Lucinda is an accomplished choreographer, with credits including multiple musicals and full-length revue shows during her career. The Morins have also served as judges, choreographers, emcees, and master class instructors for regional and national dance competitions for over 20 years.
Mario and Lucinda are thrilled to be in their sixth season creating, producing, choreographing, and directing their own shows in North Carolina, and they're especially grateful for the opportunity to teach and inspire the next generation of performers.
They give all thanks to God, their family and friends, and you, the audience, for helping make their dream a reality.