McCollum has been performing professionally all over the country since 1997. McCollum attended the Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts and has performed in Jersey Boys (Chicago company) and with theatres such as Dallas Theatre Center (Wade just garnered the Dallas Fort Worth Outer Critic's Circle Award for his portrayal of the Emcee in DTC's cabaret), Utah Shakespearean Festival, Theatreworks in Palo Alto, Indiana Repertory Theatre, GEVA theatre, Syracuse Stage, The Fulton Opera House, Artists Repertory Theatre, Portland Center Stage, Portland Playhouse. In New York Wade has been seen as Jeffrey in [[Jeffrey}} at the Sage Theatre and as Nestor le Fripe in Irma la Duece at Musicals Tonight, as well as in concerts and cabarets at various venues throughout the city: The Cutting Room, The Duplex, In Los Angeles Wade was seen as Hedwig in "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" for which he garnered the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award, Backstage's Garland Award for Best actor and won an Ovation Award for best Musical. McCollum has recently completed his first album Beauty is a Streetlight

Wade McCollum Biography