Ida Zecco

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Ida Zecco
IRNE Award Winner 2005
Best Group Performance: PrimaVera!
IRNE Nominations in 2003 and 2004
Best Female Vocalist
Guest Artist: 2004 Mabel Mercer 15th Anniversary Gala, Cabaret Convention
Town Hall, NYC

Ida earned her Bachelors of Music in voice/cello at the Mozarteum Academy of Music, Salzburg, Austria, and completed a Masters in Music Therapy at the Orff Institute, Salzburg, Austria. She later acquired a Masters in Fine Arts in acting and direction at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts, London, England. She has also studied at the Actor’s Studio, NYU, and with Uta Hagen at HB Studio in New York City, New York.

Ida is a professional actress and a member of Actor’s Equity Association (AEA). To Boston audiences she most known for her roles as Barbara DeMarco, Mrs. Shubert or as Sgt. Mikey Thomas in Shear Madness, at the Charles Playhouse. Ida has performed on stages throughout the world, particularly in Europe and Asia.

Her first successful CD release A Song for Christmas (now in its third printing) has sold over 10,000 copies world wide and is followed by a 2002 CD release, Better to Have Loved… which received high, critical acclaim from Cabaret Scenes Magazine, InTune Magazine International and New England Entertainment Digest.

She currently performs regularly in her own one-woman shows produced for venues such as the Regattabar, Charles Hotel, Cambridge and Scullers Jazz Club, DoubleTree Suites Hotel, Boston, Stoneham Theater, and Danny’s Skylight Room, The Duplex Cabaret Theater and Town Hall in NYC. In addition, Ida stars with a national act, PrimaVera!, a 9-piece band that performs the music of Louis Prima and Keely Smith, currently touring the US throughout 2005.

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