NJ Sisters, Eva And Valentina Zazzali Hit The Stage Again
Valentina (Vale) age 15, will be playing the role of Mrs. Bumbrake in Academy of the Holy Angels' Production of Peter and the Starcatcher this afternoon, Sunday,November 11th at 2pm in Demarest, N.J. https://www.holyangels.org/
Eva Zazzali, age 11, will play the role of Dorothy in The Wiz at St. Joseph Regional High School's Inserra Theater in Montvale, NJ on November 16th at 7pm and November 17th at 2pm. She will also be playing Dorothy again, in The Wizard of Oz at Our Lady of Mercy in April, 2019. 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. last April, 2017.
Sisters, Eva and Valentina's dream is to be on Broadway. Both are well travelled domestically and internationally.