As a lover of both opera and Star Trek, Marianna Allen is very excited to be a part of this production. A Chattanooga native, she is a veteran of both opera and musical theater. Favorite roles have included Merry in The Mighty Casey, Giovanna in Rigoletto, Edith in Pirates of Penzance, Lily in The Secret Garden, and Trina in Falsettos. Marianna holds a Bachelor of Arts in Music from Lawrence University and a Master of Arts in Arts Administration from Florida State University, and she is a 2010 graduate of the Professional Actor Training Program at Chattanooga State Community College. She studies voice with David Pennebaker.