Bring On Tomorrow Co. is a collective of artists coming together to produce outstanding and audacious musical theatre in Vancouver. Founded in 2016 by Monique Creber, Lalainia Lindbjerg, Melanie Thompson and Chris Adams, the group aims to assemble the city’s brightest professional theatre talent with award-winning musical artists to mount productions monumental in scale, energy and sound.
Musical Director / Producer
Monique Creber is a versatile and engaging performer
who possesses a rich singing
voice that reviewers describe as “eerily similar to that of the late, great Karen Carpenter.”
On stage, Monique performs in a wide variety of concerts and is the featured guest
singer with symphony orchestras. In the studio, Monique has sung for several TV series (e.g. My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic, Martha Speaks, George of the Jungle
and The Collector); backup vocals on many albums (e.g.
Chickenfoot with Sammy Hagar & Joe Satriani); and lead vocals on albums such as At Home (a CreberBrown acoustic-styled collaboration with Andrea Libman), A Creber Christmas, and her own original, All For You.
Monique also stays busy as an artist manager, producer, writer, arranger, teacher,
career consultant and musical director for shows such as
Wizard of Oz, Joseph, Sound
of Music, Hairspray, Grease
and FAME. She has over 30 years of music teaching
experience and currently conducts the Cypress Singers choir in addition to coaching and career consulting for singers and actors.
Director / Graphic Designer
Lalainia Lindbjerg Streleau has been a professional performer since the age of eight. She has many lead role credits onscreen (The X-Files, Sabrina The Teenage Witch, Dead Man's Gun, Disturbing Behaviour, First Wave), and has starred in professional musicals across Canada (selected credits: Bye Bye Birdie, grease, Brighton Beach Memoirs,Swing, Anne of Green Gables, Smoke on the Mountain). Her directing and choreography credits include: Grease, the Wizard of Oz, the Sound of Music, Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, A Christmas Carol, Annie, Fiddler on the Roof (Ovation Award - Best Director & Production), Cinderella, Seusiccal the Musical and Little Shop of Horrors. She is the cofounder of The Lindbjerg Academy of Performing Arts, which has been a strong force in the community for the past 19 years, training hundreds of young people aged 3 to 18. Some Academy graduates have gone on to incredibly successful careers performing on Broadway, at The Moulin Rouge in Paris, travelling all over the world with Disney Cruise Lines, and in the West End of London, England.
Director / Producer
Chris has always had a love of performing. Starting in choir at a young age, Chris found his love of Musical Theatre when he was in grade 6. Since then, he's had the chance to perform at some of the greatest theatres across Canada.
Chris trained in Theatre at The University of Victoria, receiving his Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2010. In 2009, he completed Circle in the Square's Summer Musical Theater School in New York City.
He was most recently seen on stage in Fame at the Firehall Arts Centre with Bring On Tomorrow Co. Last year he was seen as the Dame in Sleeping Beauty: the Panto. Also as Charlie Brown in You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown at the Globe Theatre, as the Pied Piper in Axis Theatre’s Hamelin: A New Fable, Marcellus Washburn in The Music Man with Theatre Under the Stars, and happily toured Canada in the National Tour of The Number 14. He has also spent time teaching Musical Theatre, Drama, Improv, and more with UBC and The Lindbjerg Academy.
Melanie Thompson is a freelance stage manager, writer and arts administrator based in Vancouver, BC, Canada. Selected theatre credits include Monsters (MISCELLANEOUS Productions), Rock Legends (Chemainus Theatre Festival – ASM), Les Filles du Roi (Fugue Theatre/Urban Ink, 2017 & 2016 workshops), Sonic Elder (The Chop), FAME: The Musical (Bring On Tomorrow Co.), Silenced (Urban Ink Productions), The Out Vigil (Twenty Something Theatre), The Last Five Years (LionFish Entertainment), Underneath the Lintel (Pacific Theatre), Shrek: The Musical (Theatre Under the Stars), and Arvaarluk: An Inuit Tale (Pangaea Arts). When not stage managing, Melanie works as communications manager for the Vancouver Inter-Cultural Orchestra, and writes grant applications and other copy of all kinds for the VICO, DreamRider Productions, and other clients in the performing arts. She is also a member of the Board of Directors of Theatre Under the Stars.