Colorado Children's Chorale

Disney Karaoke Zoomeez

Date:
Friday, March 12, 2021
Time:
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location:
Live on Zoom

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March's distraction for needed relief!
Friday, March 12
6:00 pm MT
Your couch!

Please join us for a special, live evening, where we'll be treated to seven incredible performers' renditions of their favorite Disney classics - karaoke style. Included are interesting tidbits about Disney musicals, including fun facts about the music we'll hear. This casual, fun event will highlight just a few of the Chorale's professional alumni performers. Read below to see just how talented they are, and if you'd like more, read their full bios here.

This event is free to attend. To RSVP, click the pink button at the bottom of the page.


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Adam Overett '92
Adam has appeared on Broadway and on National Tour of The Light in the Piazza, understudying and performing the role of Fabrizio. He played Neil Kellerman in the National Tour of Dirty Dancing, and understudied Detective Marcus (half the cast) in Murder For Two at New World Stages. He originated the role of Herb in the Off-Broadway show Junie B. Jones at the Lucille Lortel Theatre and can be heard in the hit animated film Frozen!

He is also a composer, lyricist, and librettist for many award-winning musicals and songs, including We The People: America Rocks (Lucille Lortel nominee, Best Off-Broadway Musical) and Chorale's own The Trail, written alongside alumnus Aron Accurso '91.

www.adamoverett.com, @adamoverett


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Devin DeSantis '97
Among his many roles, Devin DeSantis has played Tommy in The Who's Tommy (Jeff Award Nomination Best Actor), Marius in Les Miserables (Jeff Award Nomination Best Supporting Actor), Prince Eric in The Little Mermaid, and Corny Collins in Hairspray (Paramount Theatre). He was also a singer for four years in The Radio City Christmas Spectacular starring the Rockettes (Radio City Music Hall). Once this world gets back to "normal," he'll be back on stage as Charlie Price in Kinky Boots at the Paramount Theatre.

He is a resident Guest Artist with the Colorado Symphony, a lead singer with Bluewater Kings Band in Chicago and a member of The Four C Notes: the midwest's only tribute to Franki Valli and the Four Seasons.

Devin DeSantis will forever be a proud alum of the Colorado Children's Chorale - it's the foundation of everything he does as a performing artist and everything he is as a human being.

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Gia (Chinisci) Mora '97
Gia Mora has toured the U.S. with her critically-acclaimed original musical comedy Einstein's Girl and has released two jazz vocal albums. She has appeared on many TV shows including Baskets and Impress Me, and her most recent film, The Night, is now playing on IFC. She recently shot the lead in a feature film directed by Palme d'Or-award winner Shahab Hosseini, and in 2021, she will executive produce a science docuseries with Emmy-award winning director Michael A. Simon.

www.GiaMora.com
, @gia_mora

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Jesse Johnson '99
Jesse JP Johnson was last seen on the Broadway stage starring as Boq in Wicked. You may have also seen him in Spongebob Squarepants: The Broadway Musical on Broadway, covering and performing over 14 different fish in Bikini Bottom, including Spongebob himself! He was also in Broadway's original cast and album of Glory Days as Jack. Other credits include Altar Boyz Off-Broadway and first National Tour (Luke), and Xanadu on Broadway (Sonny u/s, Ensemble), among many others.

Jesse is a proud Colorado native and credits a lot of his training and early experiences/influences to the Colorado Children's Chorale through both the many performances around the world and long-lasting friendships that he carries to this day.


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Jacquie Jo (Billings) Skylings '01

Jacquie Jo is currently living in sunny Los Angeles, CA with her husband Cody and her two furry babies, Delilah & Darwin. Recent credits include Room by the Sea (Coin & Ghost, Los Angeles), Eva Perón in Evita (SCRT, Colorado), and Daphne in Fly by Night (SCRT, Colorado).

The Colorado Children’s Chorale has made her into the person and performer she is today. She is so proud to be an alum and is so grateful to the CCC. She also loves Disney movies with all her heart and is very honored to be a part of this magical virtual event!

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Rose Ouellette '03
Rose Ouellette has been performing as Dinah in Starlight Express in Germany for the past 3 years. You may also have seen her in Rocky (Jo Ann/Gloria), Mamma Mia! (Swing/Assist. Dance Captain) and Off-Broadway in Ghostlight (Ensemble/Olive Thomas) and Spandex (Ensemble) in addition to many roles on Colorado's local stages including Cindy Lou in The Wonderettes, Polly Baker in Crazy for You, and Rusty in Footloose.

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Zach Kononov '06
Zach most recently starred as Mr. Krabs in the first National Tour of The SpongeBob Musical. Zach has worked on tour with How the Grinch Stole Christmas, on cruise ships where he originated the role of LeFou in Disney's Beauty and the Beast, and Off-Broadway with That Golden Girls Show! and 50 Shades! The Musical.

Presenting the music for the evening, with information on Disney through the ages, we're excited to welcome:

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Amy Osatinski '95
Dr. Amy S. Osatinski is an Assistant Professor of Theatre at the University of Northern Iowa where she teaches classes in Directing, Script Analysis, Theatre History, Dramaturgy, and Musical Theatre and directs productions for the Theatre Department. In 2019, Amy published the book, Disney Theatrical Productions: Producing Broadway Musicals the Disney Way which examines the production practices of Disney on Broadway.

Amy performed with the CCC in the mid 1990s and credits her time in the Chorale as one of the things that made her the artist she is today.

www.amyosatinski.com


This Zoomeez performance is free to attend,
but if you enjoy yourself, we hope you will consider making a donation to help us reach our goal of $400,000 by the end of the season, so we may weather the COVID-19 crisis. As a performing arts organization, we rely on donations and ticket sales to thrive.

Performance is for all ages. 

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