Meet the Contestants of NYMF's NEXT BROADWAY SENSATION- Week 2
ALEXANDREA TOCCO is an upcoming grad at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts and CAP21. Some recent credits include RENT (Maureen), SEE WHAT I WANNA SEE (Kesa/Wife/Actress), TICK..TICK...BOOM! (Keressa), REPORTING LIVE: A NEW MUSICAL (Andrea Kirby), and SWEET CHARITY (Carmen).Thanks to her family, friends, coffee, and Mr. el oh el.
ANDRE SOFTELAND is a graduate of the Guildford School of Acting near London, UK, where he earned a Masters Degree in Musical Theatre. Prior to this he studied music, drama and dance at the Baardar School of Performing Arts in Oslo, Norway. He toured with the Twelve Tenors across Western Europe last year, and recently performed in "Europa the Musical" and "The Spoon River Project" here in NYC. He moved from London to New York to pursue a career as a professional performing artist in the US!
DESEAN STOKES. Thanks NYMF, AEA, family/friends. Favorite role: "Wesley the pianist" in the Pulitzer Prize classic Time of Your Life (Shakespeare NJ). National Tour: Freedom Train (TheatreworksUSA); NYC: Rope of Sands (Robert Moss Theatre); Regional: Footloose. Commercials: MTV, Burger King. B.A., UNC-Chapel Hill. Discover Card Scholar.
Erik Sisco has appeared Off-Broadway, on tour, and on stages throughout the city and across the country. Erik is a fixture on the NYC cabaret and nightlife scene, and often participates in readings, workshops, concerts and benefits. Erik is the winner of Stonewall Sensation at the historic Stonewall Inn and is one-half of the musical
HERNANDO UMANA. Regional credits include The Rocky Horror Show (Riff Raff), The Full Monty (Malcolm), Forever Plaid (Sparky) , A Year With Frog and Toad, and Hello Dolly (Ambrose). Thanks to my amazing teachers- Mr. Puig, Mrs. Arroyo, Chris Stephens, and Sheri Sanders (if you don't know her- GOOGLE HER) All my love to my family- blood or not.
JACQUELINE NUZZO is so excited to be involved in this competition! Credits include Joseph... (Narrator), Beauty & the Beast (Belle), ...Spelling Bee (Rona), Loose Knit (Lily), Seussical, The Who's Tommy, Cinderella and The Threepenny Opera. Proud graduate of Wagner College (Summa Cum Laude). Love and thanks to family & friends!
KRISTEN MICHELLE. Credits include: Singin' in the Rain (Kathy Selden), Sisters of Swing (Patty Andrews), Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Christine), Musical of Musicals (June), Duck for President & other Stories (Babymouse), Monday Nights, New Voices & many concerts with the Key West Pops Orchestra! Kean University BA & MA Speech Pathology, Minors: Theatre & Psychology. Proud member of AEA! For more adventures...www.Kristenmichelle.net. BOOP!
Liliane Klein is thrilled to return to NYMF after her 2010 award winning performance with the ensemble of "The Most Ridiculous Thing You Ever Hoid." Always up for an adventure, Liliane is just back from shooting the Israeli mini-series "Ananda" in India. Other career highlights include her multi-award nominated title role in Fat Pig and her recent New York City Opera debut. Thanks and love always to M, M, B, S, M, M, and YOU!www.angelfire.com/folk/lilianeklein
Dawn Cantwell. Film: At That Moment (co star Eli Wallach). NY credits include Music in the Air (Tila/City Centre Encores!). Off Broadway: The Awesome 80's Prom (Webster Hall), Romeo and Juliet (Juliet/LCI). Regional: Les Miserables (Eponine u/s/ Atlanta Theatre of the Stars). She wishes to thank her family for their unconditional love.