Final Performance of ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Today, Valentina Zazzali as The Queen
Valentina Zazzali (Vale) age 16, will be playing the role of The Queen in the final performance of the Academy of the Holy Angels' Production of "Once Upon A Mattress" Today, Sunday, March 31 at 2:00pm in Demarest, N.J. Tickets: $15 https://aha.booktix.com/
Coming up next week, Eva Zazzali, age 12, is thrilled to play the role of Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz at Our Lady of Mercy Academy in Park Ridge, NJ on Saturday, April 7 at 7:30pm and Sunday, April 8 at 2pm. Tickets are $10 online and $12.00 at the Door www.pay4schoolstuff.com
Eva Zazzali, started her dance career at age 3 and became a member of her company dance team in jazz, and ballet when she was 8. She coupled that skill with voice lessons and immersed herself in the stage and musicals in several junior theater companies. Her favorite dance is tap.
Eva's other dream roles in any production is a toss up between Annie in "Annie" and young Fiona in "Shrek", which won her a platinum trophy and second place all around singer/dancer at a recent vocal competition.
Valentina Zazzali, (aka Vale pronounced Vah-lay) began her formal dance training at the age of 2, then formal training at age 5. Her first show was at age 6 as a Silly Girl in "Beauty and the Beast" The voices of Andrea McArdle, Patti LuPone, and her personal dream mentor, Sutton Foster, have been her catalyst.
Most recently, Valentina performed in Broadway Kidz Backwardz, Hosted by Matt Rodin and Produced by Hannah Cecille St. Claire and Curtains Up Inc. at Feinstein's/54 Below, that featured Broadway's, Daisy Eagan. Other favorite roles, Valentina played was Rosie in Bye Bye Birdie at Park Ridge, NJ.
The Zazzali Sisters, Eva and Valentina's dream is to be on Broadway. Both are well travelled domestically and internationally. Their grandfather, the late Mario Perillo of the famed Perillo Tours would be very, very proud!