Mitchell Aiello is originally from the Detroit, MI area. He graduated as a BFA Musical Theatre major from Oakland University in Auburn Hills, MI in 2016. Some notable roles that Mitch has played include Younger Brother (Ragtime), Cat in the Hat (Seussical), Harold Bride (Titanic the Musical), Pinocchio (Shrek the Musical), Smee (Peter and the Starcatcher), Corny Collins (Hairspray), Balladeer (Assassins), and Curly (Oklahoma!). He was also invited to perform in NYC with Carner and Gregor's Barely Legal Show tune Extravaganza as a duettist and debuting a brand new solo. Some of Mitch's favorite games are Skip-BO and What Do You Meme? When not performing or teaching, you can often find him eating a bag of chips while setting the latest trend! Mitchell would like to first thank his very supportive family for always cheering him on! He would also like to thank his professors and mentors for their wise guidance and inspiration. Lastly, he would like to thank his friends for always having his back! Be sure to follow Mitchell on Facebook, and on Instagram and Twitter @mitchjaiello!
Mitchell will be heading back to Abilene for a Kansas Fall and Winter! He will be directing the world premiere play Empires Fall this October. Mitch has also adapted the original work into a full-length play and will be playing multiple roles in the show itself. This December, he will also be directing and choreographing Makin' Magic: 25 Years of Fun! Mitchell and Layne Roate are writing the show through their company, ARTheatrics, and Mitch will also be playing Ike, the mayor of Abilene. Check out greatplainstheatre.com for more information and tickets!
Mitchell has concluded his NATIONAL TOUR Debut this year! He played Cap'n Turbot in PAW Patrol Live! "The Great Pirate Adventure" with Nickelodeon and VStar Entertainment. He concluded his tour in Alaska performing in over 125 shows in 14 states over 6 months!
Mitchell has checked many dream roles off his bucket list recently! His two favorite have been Cat in the Hat (Seussical) and Younger Brother (Ragtime)! Mitchell became EMC from his experience in Ragtime with Great Plains Theatre! Here is the link to Mitchell's Cat in the Hat review: http://www.pghintheround.com/seussical-the-musical/
2010 - present
2010 - present
Mitchell is now the Co-Managing Artistic Director of Great Plains Theatre in Abilene, KS. Great Plains Theatre is an equity house where Mitch will be directing, hiring, auditioning, casting, and choreographing while choosing shows and taking artistic liberties to excel the professional theatrical experience in Kansas. The 26th Season (May 2020 - April 2021) has been selected and will be announced soon. Keep an eye out for the season announcement as well as audition postings coming soon! Check out greatplainstheatre.com or contact Mitchell directly for more information!