Kaycee Cole, Lead Vocal & Dance Instructor
Kaycee Cole, a Parangello Players Board Member, has enjoyed an international career as a musical theater professional, appearing in leading, supporting roles, chorus and guesting in operas, musicals, recitals, theater, musicals, touring bands and independent film. Companies include The Seattle Opera, New Jersey State Opera, Sun Valley Repertory Theater, The 5th Avenue Theater, The Tacoma Opera, Civic Light Opera, Bellevue Opera, Pilgrim Center for the Performing Arts, Houston’s Theater Under the Stars, Vienna Folks Opera, The Domino Blue Experience, tours and original cast recordings of ‘Si Si Das Musical’ (Roland Baumgartner) and singspiel ‘Si Si’ (Peter Schleicher). Notable venues include The Royal Albert Hall in London, New York’s Carnegie Hall, The Ronacher Theatre in Vienna, The Prinz-Regenton Theater in Berlin and The National Bolivian Opera House.
Recording credits include winning a Roy Orbison Tribute Song contest. Her song rendition of the song ‘In Dreams’ was chosen for a Roy Orbison Tribute CD produced by Barbara Orbison and BMI. Several well-known artists performed live at a special birthday promotion at the Gibson Studios in London where she performed her rendition of ‘In Dreams’. The songs were released on iTunes that week.
Teaching credits include ballet program director for YMCA, Harlem, New York, Ballet Program director for Legacy Dance Studio, MN, teaching staff and workshops at numerous dance studios throughout the USA and Vienna, Austria. She founded vocal studio, ‘The Cole Opera Academy’ and ‘Future Legends’, and she has also taught and staged performances for handicapped and disabled dancers for Ballet Bellevue’s ‘Dance-abled Project’. Kaycee was Choreographer for Greg Thomson Productions in 2008, for Microsoft. She has choreographed original works and set several classical ballets for numerous dance schools.
We are honored that Kaycee has joined the team to work with students and provide them with an international and diverse approach that embodies kindness, patience and excellence all rolled into one!