Archive for the ‘Singers’ Category

Paige Elshoff – Michigan Actress

Tuesday, August 17th, 2010

PAIGE ELSHOFF

helshoff00@comcast.net (parental contact)

Paige Elshoff - Michigan Actress

Paige Elshoff - Michigan Actress

  • HEIGHT: 5′-2″
  • WEIGHT: 90 lbs.
  • HAIR: Brown
  • EYES: Green
  • DOB: February, 1997

Theatre:

  • “Annie” – Rich Girl/Hobo/Orphan – PGP Summer Musical Conservatory
  • “Wonderland” – Alice – Peanut Gallery Players
  • “Willy Wonka” – Oompa Loompa – PGP Summer Musical Conservatory
  • “Gone With the Breeze” – Cindy Lou – Peanut Gallery Players
  • “Doc, Doc…Goose” – Dr. Zhivago/Wife – Peanut Gallery Players
  • “Hello, Dolly!” – Ensemble – Summer Theatre Conservatory
  • “The Wish Peddler” – Witch – Deborah’s Stage Door
  • “The Wiz” – Munchkin – Summer Theatre Conservatory
  • “Poultry in Motion” – Diva Turkey – Deborah’s Stage Door

Film:

  • “Smooch” – Snooty Girl – Director: Ron Oliver
  • “Machine Gun Preacher” – Extra – Director: Marc Forster
  • “Salvation Boulevard” – Extra – Director: George Ratliff

Television:

  • “Detroit 1-8-7” Season 1. Ep. 5 – Extra – ABC Studios
  • The Wannabee’s (starring Savvy) – Concert Goer – Stern-LeMaire Productions
  • “Anticipation” – Video

Training:

  • Film/Commercial/Audition – Rio Scafone
  • Audition Workshop – Steve Blackwood
  • Acting for the Camera – Stacy White Cleaveland
  • Musical Theatre – Stacy White Cleaveland
  • Jr. Actor’s Workshop – Stacy White Cleaveland
  • Jr. Conservatory Acting – Stacy White Cleaveland
  • Beginning Acting – Lauren Coleman

Special Skills & Talents:

Sports: Volleyball, Snowboarding, Cheerleading
School Activities: Show Choir, Morning announcements anchor
Musical Instrument: Piano
Special Talents: Singing
Dance: Jazz, Ballet

Paytra Gessler – Michigan Actress, Singer & Dancer

Wednesday, August 11th, 2010

PAYTRA GESSLER

gesslers@bex.net (parental contact)

Paytra Gessler

Paytra Gessler

  • HEIGHT: 5′-3″
  • WEIGHT: 105 lbs.
  • HAIR: Brown
  • EYES: Brown
  • DOB: April 1997

Film:

  • “Home Run Showdown” – Featured Extra (August 2010)

Theater:

  • “Gypsy” – Role: Louise – lead (August 2010)
  • “The Night before Christmas” – Role: Jessica – lead (December 2009)
  • “A Christmas Carol” – Role: Children’s Chorus/School Kid (December 2008)
  • “Suessical Jr.” – Role: Gertrude McFuzz – lead (July 2008)
  • “A Christmas Carol” – Role: Children’s Chorus (December 2007)
  • “Night at the Museum” – Role: Amelia Earhart (July 2007)
  • “Doc Doc Goose” – Role: Nurse Gosling – lead (March 2007)
  • “Clue” – Role: Maid (July 2006)

Modeling:

  • Fashion Show – Role: Model (March 2009)
  • IMTA, NYC – Role: Actress, singer, dancer, model (July 2009)

Vocal:

  • Star Spangled Banner – Role: Vocalist (July 2010)
  • Star Spangled Banner – Role: Vocalist (May 2009)

Training:

  • Michigan Actors Studio – (Ongoing)
  • Meisner Technique – Gordon Michaels (Present)
  • Actors’ Technique NYC – Todd Etelson (July 2010)
  • Competition Hip Hop – Dance FX (September-June 2010)
  • Lyrical – Dance FX (September-June 2010)
  • Audition and Marketing – Actors Technique NYC (Oct. 24, 25 2009)
  • Acting – Kristen, Starbound NYC (March-May 2009)
  • Modeling – Brian Bahrs, Starbound NYC (February-July 2009)
  • Acting – Jeff Albright, Starbound NYC (May-July 2009)
  • Vocals and Piano – Joy Lemke (2004-present)
  • Hip Hop – Alyson Stoner, Star launch (March 2009)
  • Hip Hop – Miss Loris Dance Academy (December-April 2008-09)
  • Hip Hop – Bedford Community Ed Dance (November-March 2007-08)
  • Acting – Jeff Hayes, MVCD Theater (June-July 2007)

Dominique Klinkel – Michigan Actress, Model, Singer & Voiceover

Wednesday, August 11th, 2010

DOMINIQUE KLINKEL

TA79Bandit@aol.com (parental contact)

Dominique Klinkel - Michigan Actress, Model, Singer, Voiceover

Dominique Klinkel

  • HAIR: Brown
  • EYES: Brown
  • DOB: August, 2010

Bio:

Dominique is looking for roles in film, theater, television, modeling and voiceover.

Dominique is 12 years old (turns 13 on August 28th, 2010) and loves to perform. She plays bassoon for her school band and sings karaoke and has won several pageants, including Little Miss Michigan Princess Queen (National American Miss – 2004, went on to compete in California), Little Miss Calhoun County and Junior Miss Calhoun County in the Miss America system.

Experience:

  • “Alice In Wonderland” – Knave of Hearts – Junior Theatre (Battle Creek, MI)

Special Skills & Talents:

Track, Basketball, Softball, Bassoon, Karaoke, Pageants

Ava Giannetti – Michigan Actress, Model, Dancer and Vocalist

Tuesday, August 10th, 2010

AVA GIANNETTI

jjeg@comcast.net (parental contact)

Ava Giannetti

Ava Giannetti

  • HEIGHT: 4′-7″
  • DOB: June 2000
  • HAIR: Brown
  • EYES: Brown

Dance:

Dancers Edge Studio – Competitive Dance All Stars – entering 4th year – pom & jazz. Competitive Dance – Performing Company – entering 5th year – ballet, hip-hop, jazz, lyrical, contemporary, tap, production, soloist. Many first place awards and National and Grand National Champions. Scholarship recipient several times including an invitation to study for a week in NYC at the Broadway Dance Center in 2010.

Dancer in the 2009 and 2010 Detroit Lions Thanksgiving Halftime Show – selected as a featured dancer in 2010 (youngest dancer selected)

Vocal:

Vocal lessons at Music Stadium – performed at many school functions. Demo available upon request

Acting:

Skills obtained in dance performances such as the performing company production of “The Lion King” and school functions. Directed the class play “Reader Pan” in 2010.

Special Skills & Talents:

Disciplined “A” student, invited to and attended Summer Challenge Academy 2010 based on MEAP scores, grades and eagerness to learn. Also earned a position on the Safety Team for maturity and responsible behavior at school.

Holly McSwain – Michigan Actress

Wednesday, August 4th, 2010

HOLLY MCSWAIN

hollymoyer33@yahoo.com

Holly McSwain - Michigan Actress

Holly McSwain - Michigan Actress

  • HEIGHT: 5′-1″
  • WEIGHT: 123 lbs.
  • HAIR: Natural Red/Auburn
  • EYES: Hazel/Brown
  • BUST: 36
  • WAIST: 25
  • HIPS: 36

Experience:

  • Secondary Vocal Music Education Major – Olivet College – Olivet, MI
  • Olivet Chamber Choir and Elite Choir (2000-2002)
  • New England Vocal Tour (Spring 2001)
  • Carnegie Hall – New York City, New York (Spring 2001)
  • Director of Music – Maranatha C.O.G. (1998-2001)
  • Youth Director of Music – Olivet Congregational Church – Olivet, MI (2005-2007)

Previous Experience:

  • Roseville High School Advanced Choir (1996-1999)
  • Roseville High School Show Choir (1996-1999)
  • Production of “Tears” as: “Jessica” (1999)
  • Production of “Grease” as: “Frenchy” (2000)
  • Production of “Annie Get Your Gun” (2001)
  • Child Model of Crowley’s Department Store (1995)

Special Skills & Talents:

Soprano/Alto singer, able to read music, and pick out harmonies as well as harmonize very easily. Acting, some dance, memorizations of scripts and lines, also able to do imbrov. Work well with the camera.

Focus:

I want to focus on acting. Used as an extra, or back up on films, commercials..etc. I am a singer, but that’s not what I want to concentrate on..acting is more of a passion for me at the moment.

Cara AnnMarie – Michigan Actress & Singer

Wednesday, July 28th, 2010

CARA ANNMARIE

Represented by:
Productions Plus – Talent Shop
iGroup
Charlies Talent

Cara AnnMarie - Michigan Actress, Singer & Voice Over Actor

Cara AnnMarie - Michigan Actress

  • HEIGHT: 5′-5″
  • HAIR: Dark Brown
  • EYES: Blue

TV/Film:

  • “The Reasonable Bunch” – Friend – Dir Sam Levinson (2011)
  • “Flowers for Katie” – – Katie – A Dan Spehar Prod.
  • “The Inside Scoop” – Host – EzProductions
  • “The History Channel – Decoding the Past” – Manson Cult Member – Partisan Pictures
  • “Assassination of a H.S. President” – School Girl – Yari Film Group – Dir. Brett Simon (2008)

Theatre:

  • “Patent Leather Shoes” – Becky – Alhambra Dinner Theatre
  • “Cinderella” – Cinderella – Alhambra Dinner Theatre
  • “Phantom” – Christine – Alhambra Dinner Theatre
  • “Damn Yankees” – U/S Lola, Gloria – Alhambra Dinner Theatre
  • “Music of Denali” – Angel – Princess Cruise Lines
  • “Imaginique” – Narrator – Busch Gardens, VA
  • “Irish Thunder” – Soloist – Busch Gardens, VA
  • “Callaway Christmas” – Soloist – Opryland Productions
  • “State Fair” – Margie – Circa ‘21 Dinner Theatre
  • “The Wizard of OZ” – Dorothy – Marquis Theatre, MI
  • “Cinderella” – Cinderella – Croswell Opera House, MI
  • “State Fair” – Margie – Croswell Opera House, MI
  • “A New Brain” – Wait./NancyD – Basement Arts, Univ. of Mich.

Commercials:

  • DTE
  • Big Boy
  • Henderson Glass – Spokesperson
  • Art Van – Caroline
  • Gun Lake Casino – Jackie Potts
  • Oakwood Hospital

Tours:

  • Norwegian Cruise Lines – Main Stage Singer – Broadway All-Stars
  • Radisson Cruise Lines – Main Stage Singer – PGT Entertainment
  • A Christmas Carol – Belle – Nebraska Theatre Caravan
  • The Rainbow Fish – Star/Blue – ArtsPower Children’s Tours

Education:

  • University of Michigan – Bachelor of Musical Arts, Vocal Performance & Theatre
  • The Actors Connection – On Camera Soap Class – Bob Lambert
  • The Barrow Group – Scene Study – Seth Barrish
  • Purple Rose Theatre Company – Actors Bootcamp
  • Voice NYC – Carolann Page – current

Dance:

Ballet: Univ. of Michigan / Studio One, Ann Arbor & Broadway Dance Center
Jazz: Studio One/ Swing City, Ann Arbor & Broadway Dance Center
Modern: University of Michigan
Movement: University of Michigan

Awards:

  • “National Arts and Letters” – Musical Theatre Competition – 2nd Place
  • “Best Female Performer” – Busch Gardens, VA

Voice Over:

VO reel available

Special Skills:

Drivers license, swimming, IPA, diction training (french, german, italian), pilates, kickboxing, current passport, and can remain cross-eyed for extensive lengths of time.

Cara’s Website:

www.cannmarie.com

Zakiyyah Gray – Michigan Actress, Singer & Songwriter

Saturday, June 5th, 2010

ZAKIYYAH GRAY

mz.queenroyalty@yahoo.com

Zakiyyah Gray - Michigan Actress, Singer & Songwriter

Zakiyyah Gray - Michigan Actress, Singer & Songwriter

a.k.a. Mz. Queen Royalty

  • HEIGHT: 5′-1″
  • WEIGHT: 105 lbs.
  • HAIR: Brown
  • EYES: Brown
  • LOCATION: Lansing, MI
  • DOB: 06/28/1991

Looking for roles in film, tv and music.

Theatre:

  • “Little Shop of Horrors” – Dewop girl

Other Talents:

Martial Arts
Drawing
Singing
Acting/Improvisation
Modeling

Isabella Soleil Zarran – Actress, Model, Singer & Musician

Tuesday, May 11th, 2010

ISABELLA SOLEIL ZARRAN

bellamommy.abney@gmail.com

Isabella Soleil Zarran - Actress, Model, Singer, Musician

Isabella Soleil Zarran

  • DOB: 9/22/2001
  • HEIGHT: 4′-7″
  • SIZE: Child 7
  • HAIR: Brown
  • EYES: Blue
  • SHOE: 5.5

Acting/Modeling Objectives

Film, Theatre, Commercial & Print

Film Experience:

  • “Street Kings: Motor City” – Speaking Role/Extra – Chris Fisher, Ash Shaw

Training:

  • Weekly voice lessons with professional voice teacher
  • Theatre classes
  • Weekly piano lessons

Special Skills and Talent:

Singing, Piano, Monologues, Auditions, Writer, Excellent Swimmer
Dialects: Valley girl, British

BIO:

My name is Isabella Soleil Zarran. I am 8 years old and live in Michigan. My hobbies are singing, playing the piano, dancing, voice lessons, performing, ice skating, arts and crafts, writing songs and movies, hanging out with my friends and family and new puppy.

I am creative, sweet, very funny, serious, outgoing, full of life and thoughtful. My teacher at school says I am very savvy. My voice teacher says that I was born to perform. I love going to musicals, and concerts. It is my dream to be a singer, actress, model.

Otis Bassett – Michigan Actor, Model & Singer

Wednesday, April 28th, 2010

OTIS BASSETT

poeticdreamer7@yahoo.com

Otis Bassett - Michigan Actor, Model & Singer

Otis Bassett - Michigan Actor, Model & Singer

  • HEIGHT: 5′-8″
  • WEIGHT: 140 lbs
  • HAIR: Dark Brown
  • EYES: Brown

THEATRE:

  • “The Rambler” – Man – MAS

TRAINING:

  • Acting – Michigan Actors Studio
  • Theatre 101 – Wayne State University

SPECIAL SKILLS:

Dancing, singing, writing, yoga, cooking, skating, bowling, running track, skate boarding, snow boarding, martial arts

Kaitlyn N.S. Mitchell – Michigan Actress

Monday, March 22nd, 2010

Kaitlyn N.S. Mitchell

knm10@albion.edu

Kaitlyn Mitchell - Michigan Actress

Kaitlyn Mitchell - Michigan Actress

Film:

  • “Camp Chapel” – Beth – Director: Bhanu Chundu, Producer: James Alsobrooks – (The film will debut at the Ann Arbor Film Festival on April 24, and will be shown at the Traverse City Film Festival July 27 – August 1.)

Theatre:

  • “Tartuffe” by Moliere – Madame Pernelle – Albion College Theatre Department – April 2010
  • What Is Gained is Loss – Woman 2 – Albion College Theatre Department – April 2010
  • Cemetery Row – Lauren – American College Theatre Festival Region III – January 2010
  • Betty’s Summer Vacation – Mrs. Siezmagraff – Albion College Theatre Department – November 2009
  • At Home at the Zoo – Ann – Dead Pinocchio Theatre – October 2009
  • The Merchant of Venice – Soleria – Albion College Theatre Department – October 2009

Education:

  • Albion College – Honors Institute, Irene Ryan Acting Award Nominee
    First year student
  • Pinckney Community High School – National Honor Society, President of Act2 Theatre Company
    Graduated June 2009

Special Skills:

Horse-riding, skiing, bicycling, vocal training, fencing, rock-climbing, Michigan Driver’s license

References:

  • Christopher Cass, Actor, christophercass@sbcglobal.net, (323) 363-4396
  • Royal Ward, Chair of Albion College Department of Theatre, rward@albion.edu, (517) 629-0808
  • Dan Fauci, Mastery of Self Expression founder and 12-year head of Comedy at Paramount Pictures, danfauci@earthlink.net, (310) 701-9533