Mon - Thur 11am to 5pm
Fri 11am to 7pm
Sat 10am to 7pm
Sun 10am to 6pm
Theater Sponsors:
Claremont Club
Candlelight Pavilion Dinner Theater
455 West Foothill Boulevard
Claremont, CA 91711
909.626.1254 ext.1

Meet the Staff

Michael Bollinger
General Manager/Vice President
Mick started working for the Candlelight Pavilion when it opened in October 1985 as a busboy. He graduated from USC’s School of Business and Cal Poly Pomona ‘s School of Restaurant Management. Mick worked his way up through different jobs to become General Manager in 1990.
Mick is active in the Claremont community and with the city of Claremont chamber of Commerce. He was voted Businessman of the year for Claremont in 1999. Mick served as President of the Claremont Chamber Board of Directors in 2000.
Happily married, Mick and his wife, Toni, have two children, Rhett and Sarah.
When asked about his hobbies, Mick says, “golf, Dodgers, and Trojan football!”

Email Mick at
909-626-3296 x.102
Lois Bollinger
Chief Financial Officer
Email Lois at
909-626-3296 x.101
Mindy Teuber
Assistant Producer
Sister to the Bollinger brothers', Mindy began working at the Candlelight Pavilion immediately after receiving her worker's permit at 16. She started hostessing and then worked in the box office and back stage. In fact, Mindy is the only sibling to have worked on the management side as well as the performance side.
Mindy and her husband Brian have twins, Rhys and Faith. When asked about hobbies, Mindy laughs, “There’s no time for hobbies! We’re raising twins!”

Email Mindy at
909-626-3296 x.100
Melissa McGill
Group Sales & Box Office Manager
Melissa began working at the Candlelight Pavilion in May 2002. Two weeks later, she stepped up to become the box office manager.
Before returning to California from Reno, Melissa worked as a reservationist at the Eldorado Hotel Showroom. Her children are Monique, Ryan, Carissa, Kayli, and Lucas.

Email Melissa at
909-626-3296 x.108
Isaias Herrada
Beverage Manager
Ike started with the Candlelight Pavilion in 1992. He began as a bartender and became Beverage Manager in 1997. Ike began his career at another “World Famous” venue named the Apple Valley Inn. He started as a busboy, then became a bartender at age 21. Ike loved bartending there, but was later picked out by the General Manager to be his Day Manager in charge of operations.
Ike enjoys bringing the best quality wines to the customers of the Pavilion. In his quest for the best wines of the seasons, he will attend wine tastings in the spring and fall.

Email Ike at
(909) 626-3296 x.104
Orlando Montes
Technical Director
Orlando started performing on stage at the Candlelight Pavilion in 1993. Since then, he has waited tables and worked on sets and spotlights. Today, Orlando earned his title of Stage Manager by working in every job he now manages! He likes the family oriented environment at the Pavilion.
Orlando and his wife Gina recently had a baby girl, Danielle. He enjoys sports, especially football.

Email Orlando at
909-626-3296 x.106
John LaLonde
Artistic Director
Email John at
909-626-3296 x.105
Michael Ryan
Preshow Guitarist
Box Office Staff
Melissa McGill, Manager
Kayli McGill
Kendall Thompson
Lyndsay Gamber
Kalena Marshall
Jocline Oliphant
General Box Office inquiries may be directed to 
Juan Alvarado
Executive Chef
Email Juan at
(909) 626-3296 x. 103
Michael Sarkisian
Technical Specialist