Stacy Lee Tilton - Promotional Bio
Stacy Lee Tilton, a native Californian, began performing at the age of 3. While receiving her B.A. in Acting and Directing from California State University Long Beach, she was Guest Artist and Acting Coach for the Musical Youth Artists Repertory Theatre and taught voice and tap privately to grades K – 12. Upon graduating, she moved to New York, graduated from the American Musical and Dramatic Academy and has since been working in stage, cabaret, film, clubs and recording studios including singing lead and harmony vocals with a New York City based folk/rock band, Intimate Strangers. Her performances have been seen locally, regionally and internationally, including a show comprised of Shakespeare and Jazz performed at the Shanghai Drama Academy, China. Recent credits include: starring in Steps Theatre's "Not What It Seems to Be" which premiered Off Off Broadway prior to being taken to the 3rd Annual International Theatre Festival in Kiev, Ukraine; creating & debuting her critically acclaimed one woman show, "Midway Point", for which Scott & Barbara Siegel wrote "Her name is Stacy Lee Tilton. Remember it! Rarely do we find more a seasoned performer with such a well-crafted act, or such a poised, talented entertainer. Tilton's talent is as tall as she is herself” and Stu Hamstra of Cabaret Hotline Online wrote “this is a gal with loads of talent, wonderful vocals and great acting skills. Her shows are always entertaining”; the female leads in the independent feature film "Murderous" and the Indie short “Shakespeare XXXVIII” and leading and featured roles in numerous readings, showcases and recordings of new musicals and plays most notably the role of Titania in "Dream – A Musical Romp in the Woods” (show and recording) by Howard Kilik and Tony Howard, “Teddy”, an opera-fable by Gary William Friedman and Herb Schapiro (“The Me Nobody Knows”) directed by Nancy Rhodes of the Encompass New Opera Theatre, “Dream Mountain” by Gary William Friedman and Will Holt, the Peter Kulok (“Cyrano”)/John Lissauer recording of David Lenchus’ “Chrysalis” and the upcoming “Poe”. New York/Regional credits include: Broadway - New York City Opera’s "Brigadoon" (Jane Ashton) with Rebecca Luker, Brent Barrett and Judy Kaye, "I Married An Angel" as the rebellious angel, Arabella, one of which Ben Brantley noted in his New York Times review as a "chorus of cherub-faced sopranos with Pre-Raphaelite hair" who sing with "honeyed harmony", "Into The Woods" (Witch) – New Jersey Perry Award, "Closer Than Ever" (Woman 2), “Gypsy” (Mazeppa), and “Private Lives” (Louise). Other credits include: "Oliver" (Nancy), "Sound of Music" (Maria), "Annie" (Miss Hannigan), “A Doll’s House” (Ms. Linde), and “Richard III” (Margaret), “West Side Story” (Anita & Rosalia), and “Joseph and His Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” (Narrator). She is also a two-time winner of the New York Singing Teacher's Association Musical Theatre Competition. She currently studies voice with Barbara Maier, whose students include Debbie Harry of Blondie and international singing star Diamanda Galas. Stacy is also a teacher and director in the Musical Theatre Department at the American Musical and Dramatic Academy. 2003 projects include a return engagement of “Midway Point” in March and April at Danny’s Skylight Room in NYC and in September at the California Repertory Theatre in Long Beach, CA.
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