Janelle (Jani) VanPelt- Although an R.N. by profession, Jani has been singing and participating in theatre performances since junior high through college. During the past six years she has participated in productions with The Portland Christmas Revels, Clackamas Community College, Milagro Theatre, Mask & Mirror, Wilsonville Theatre Company, Canby Community Theater, Pentacle Theater, and Cascadia Concert Opera. Favorite roles include Reno Sweeney, Golde, Miss Prism, Sister Mary Hubert, and Frankie Futrelle. Jani is delighted to be included in LOoP and looks forward to this, and many other, productions with the company. Jani would like to acknowledge her gratitude for her wonderfully supportive husband, Juan Jenkins, who always has her back at the Woodburn Adult Foster Home that they own and operate together since 2001.
Jani has performed in the Light Opera of Portland’s: