Melissa Sardella is currently in her sixth season at LA Opera, where she started her career as a Production Assistant and Stage Management Intern. She came to the company after graduating from California State University, Los Angeles with a B.A. in Music. She has developed an exciting and fulfilling career as a professional stage manager and has had the opportunity to work with such other important companies as Santa Fe Opera, Opera Carolina and Opera Santa Barbara. LA Opera will always be where she got her start and the company she is proud to call home.