Caitlin Mesiano

Caitlin Mesiano

Caitlin Mesiano is a New York City-based actor who is rapidly gaining a reputation for her creative portrayals of a variety of characters on stage. As The Theatre Guide recently stated when reviewing Nunsense, “…the magnificent portrayal of Sister Mary Amnesia by Caitlin Mesiano who, at times, completely steals the show.  She’s hilarious, plain and simple.  Her facial expressions are incomparable; her timing, excellent. Oh, and just wait for the number ‘So You Want to be a Nun’, her vocal talent will blow you away.”

After Mesiano closed Titanic: The Musical at Bob Jones University, she spent the summer performing with Saint Michael’s Playhouse in their productions of Godspell and I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change. Last season, Caitlin appeared in Gateway Playhouse’s productions of Nunsense and Memphis, performed the role of Mother/Sweetie in the national tour of Noel the Musical and performed as a soloist in Christian De Gré’s Twisted Operettas concert at The Public Theater. No stranger to the habit, Mesiano made her regional theater rounds in three productions of Sister Act with North Shore Music Theatre, St. Michael’s Playhouse, and Theatre By The Sea. This versatile actress also performs leading lady repertoire including Amelia Earhart in the stage première of Final Approach: The Amelia Earhart Musical in the West Village Musical Theatre Festival, Jen in John and Jen at the Theater Barn, Natalie in All Shook Up, and Sarah Brown in Guys and Dolls with Interlakes Summer Theater.

Artist Bio

Caitlin Mesiano is a New York City-based actor who is rapidly gaining a reputation for her creative portrayals of a variety of characters on stage. As The Theatre Guide recently stated when reviewing Nunsense, “…the magnificent portrayal of Sister Mary Amnesia by Caitlin Mesiano who, at times, completely steals the show.  She’s hilarious, plain and simple.  Her facial expressions are incomparable; her timing, excellent. Oh, and just wait for the number ‘So You Want to be a Nun’, her vocal talent will blow you away.” She made her Off-Broadway debut in the lead role, Abigail, of Christian De Gré Cardenas’s award-winning musical Whiskey Pants: The Mayor of Williamsburg.

Last season, after Mesiano closed Titanic: The Musical at Bob Jones University, she spent the summer performing with Saint Michael’s Playhouse in their productions of Godspell and I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change. Last season, Caitlin appeared in Gateway Playhouse’s productions of Nunsense and Memphis, performed the role of Mother/Sweetie in the national tour of Noel the Musical and performed as a soloist in Christian De Gré’s Twisted Operettas concert at The Public Theater. No stranger to the habit, Mesiano made her regional theater rounds in three productions of Sister Act with North Shore Music Theatre, St. Michael’s Playhouse, and Theatre By The Sea. This versatile actress also performs leading lady repertoire including Amelia Earhart in the stage première of Final Approach: The Amelia Earhart Musical in the West Village Musical Theatre Festival, Jen in John and Jen at the Theater Barn, Natalie in All Shook Up, and Sarah Brown in Guys and Dolls with Interlakes Summer Theater.

Also an established “crossover” artist, Mesiano has been performing musical theatre repertoire at Opera houses across the country, including St. Petersburg Opera Company as Little Red in Into the Woods and Bob Jones University as Jo in Little Women. She also sang as a soloist for a gala concert at the esteemed Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center in New York City. Additionally, Mesiano has appeared in such reputable New York venues as the Vital Theatre and the Gallery Players. Caitlin holds a BFA in Musical Theatre from Pace University where she studied with several well-known industry professionals including: Bob Cline, Amy Rogers, Rhonda Miller, and Rob Meffe. She has also had the opportunity to perform and receive critiques in master classes lead by the likes of Lonny Price, Victoria Clark, Carmel Dean, and Sheri Sanders.

Video

Preview of Bob Jones University’s Little Women 

From Mind The Art’s: “A Drink With Death” By Christian De Gré & Joseph Reese Anderson, Chuk Obasi, and Serrana Gay

“Will Someone Ever Look at Me That Way”

Press

"... animated, sharp, and amusing..." – Greenville Online

Little Women – “Mesiano is an animated, sharp, and amusing Jo.”

"...incredible vocal range and comedic timing...” – Dan’s Papers

Nunsense – “Caitlin Mesiano, who plays Sister Amnesia, is a feel-good character with a soaring voice. Mesiano stuns in her solos “So You Want to be a Nun” and “I Could Have Gone to Nashville” with an incredible vocal range and comedic timing.””

"...her vocal talent will blow you away...” – The Theatre Guide

Nunsense – “Last, but certainly not least, is the magnificent portrayal of Sister Mary Amnesia by Caitlin Mesiano who, at times, completely steals the show. She’s hilarious, plain and simple. Her facial expressions are incomparable; her timing, excellent. Oh, and just wait for the number ‘So You Want to be a Nun’, her vocal talent will blow you away.”