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RAISSA KATONA BENNETT
AEA/AFTRA/SAG
Bernard Liebhaber Agency www.raissa.info Voice:      Lyric Coloratura/Mix
212-631-7561  Phone Height:   5’3”;  Dress:  Size 6
212-631-7592 Fax Eyes:    Brown ;    Hair:  Auburn
BROADWAY/NATIONAL TOURS
Phantom of the Opera Christine (u/s-played role) Majestic Theatre
Phantom of the Opera Christine Stand-by LA Company, National Tours
Cats Jelly/Jenny/Griddlebone First National Tour
Parade Lizzie Phagan First National Tour
Chess Actors Fund Benefit Concert New Amsterdam Theatre
A Child’s Christmas in Wales Mother/Auntie Hannah National Theatre of the Deaf
NEW YORK CITY
Saving Aimee Grace White Plains Perf. Arts Center
Back Home Vera/Mom NYMF & York Theater
Goodbye, Lily Daw

Joe Jefferson Benjamin Blow

Amy Slocum

Mother

NY Musical Theatre Festival

Greenwich Street Theatre

The Fabulist Calliope York Theater
It’s About Time Leading Lady Broadway Theatre Institute
The Doctor’s Wife Emma Bovary ASCAP Music Theatre Workshop
Another Kind of Hero The Baroness NAMT Fest./Walnut St. Theatre
Gina’s Parole Gina Peek-A-Boo Festival
REGIONAL
The Seven Little Foys (World Prem.) Mrs. Madeline Foy Seven Angels Theatre, CT
Cinderella Queen Arkansas Repertory Theatre, AR
Moth Variations Anna Von Mildenburg GEVA Theatre, NY
A Grand Night For Singing Leading Lady Downstairs Cabaret Theatre, NY
Annie Grace Farrell Bucks County Playhouse, PA
Pirates of Penzance Mabel Stage One Productions, NH
Barnum Jenny Lind Stage One Productions, NH
Man of La Mancha Antonia Stage One Productions, NH
Pippin Catherine Boothbay Dinner Theatre, ME
Side by Side by Sondheim Woman I Boothbay Dinner Theatre, ME
TV/COMMERCIALS/RECORDINGS
St. Francis Hospital Doctor’s Wife, Principal Wild Spot, Tri-State Market
Unsolved Mysteries Mom-Principal-Message in a Bottle NBC-TV
What I Was Dreaming Of Solo CD
CONCERT/CABARET

RAISSA AT FEINSTEINS – Feinsteins at Loews Regency, NYC

MAC Award Nominee, Outstanding Female Vocalist

PUTTING THINGS AWAY and IT’S POSSIBLE – Solo Cabaret Show, Metropolitan Room, NYC

Host of:  BROADWAY JAZZ ON BROADWAY – Iridium Jazz Club, NYC

Creator/Host/Producer of:  THE CONCERTS AT TUDOR CITY GREENS

Soloist: Radio City Music Hall, Rainbow Room, Town Hall, Cal Ripken Ranch, Rochester Philharmonic, Erie Philharmonic, Wallingford Symphony

EDUCATION/TRAINING

Bachelor of Music – Voice & Music Education – Hartt School of Music, West Hartford, CT

VOCAL COACHES: Kristen Blodgette, Patrick Vaccariello, Michael Lavine, Eric Michael Gillett

ACTING: Craig Carnelia  COMMERCIAL: Angie Montalbano  DANCE: Dance Space, Joffrey, Tap: Sally Swarm

SPECIAL SKILLS: Vocal Teacher/Coach, Sight Singing, Piano, Flute/Piccolo, Recorders, Character Voices, Basic ASL, Italian, Riflery, In-line Skating, Tennis, Squash, Volleyball, M.C., Pilates & Fitness Instructor, Workshop/Seminar Presenter, Reiki Master, Dog Trainer