About Us

Chad Matchette: Chad is thrilled to be one of the founding members of Align Entertainment. “The opportunity to work on such an exciting project with this group of people is amazing.” Chad has been involved in the Vancouver theatre scene as a actor, director, producer, writer and teacher for over 30 years. Favorite past directing credits include: Anne of Green Gables (CTC Nomination – Best Director), A Chorus Line, Jesus Christ Superstar, Nunsense, The Music Man, and Bye, Bye, Birdie (TUTS). Favorite past acting credits include: Ruben in Joseph & The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Daddy Warbucks in Annie (Ovation Nomination – Best Actor), Tevye in Fiddler on the Roof (CTC Award Winner– Best Actor, Ovation Nomination – Best Actor), Ray in Lonestar (CTC Nomination – Best Supporting Actor), and Lenny in Of Mice and Men(CTC Award Winner – Best Actor). Chad has also produced the last four critically acclaimed shows for Royal City Musical Theatre in New Westminster, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, The Will Rogers Follies, Hello Dolly, and OKLAHOMA. As the Owner and Artistic Director of the Lindbjerg Academy of Performing Arts he is living another lifelong dream of not only working in the arts, but also teaching and helping encourage young people to express themselves and find their voice through musical theatre and dance.

 

Patti Volk: Patti is very proud and excited to be part of the foundation of Align Entertainment. Having spent 9 years with Royal City Musical Theatre in various capacities, working backstage as well as on the Board of Directors, has prepared her to take on a new challenge. Additionally as the Stage Manager and Assistant to the Directors of James Productions {Christmas Pops} for 6 years Patti is confident this experience will be a valuable asset to this new adventure. Having worked with the other founding members of Align Entertainment through both these companies makes this group a great fit. By day, Patti is the Manager for Clinical Staffing at Vancouver General Hospital.