WE’RE BAAAACK!!

WE'RE BAAAACK!!

So excited to do a producers reading of Nancy Holson’s “THE NUTCRACKER: A MUSICAL” next weekend!

The SUGAR PLUM FAIRY returns and we hope for a full production this upcoming holiday season!!

In other news, I’m excited to be modeling for SANKOFA VINTAGE BOUTIQUE (www.sankofavintageboutique.com)

AND

recording a musical children’s book for the huge, Korean based educational group KIZ-M with NYC based producer Cardozie Jones, all in the next few weeks ! Busy and fun!!

Look for photos to come !!

HAPPY SPRING!

VAL

SING FOR YOUR SENIORS with THE MANHATTAN DOLLS!!

SING FOR YOUR SENIORS with THE MANHATTAN DOLLS!!

HAD SUCH an amazing time today with SING FOR YOUR SENIORS at the SAGE center in midtown! THE MANHATTAN DOLLS, Myself, Carly Doll and Sarah Doll had the privilege of performing selections from our 50s /60s show “Rockin with the Dolls” for the patrons of The SAGE center in Manhattan-the first ever center for gay, lesbian, transgendered, And bisexual seniors-a truly amazing and pioneering organization!

 

Please check out sing for your seniors on Facebook and like them-and like THE DOLLS too!

 

 

THE LATEST!

Hi Friends!

Thanks for checking in!

The latest projects are really exciting and fun!

As many of you may know, in addition to singing, acting, and dancing, I am also an educator-it’s basically my second career and I love it equally!

I’m so pleased to be announcing two new projects that encompass both my love of education AND performing!

Beginning in April, I will be working with Korean education group KIZ-M and producer/director Cardozie Jones on a series of educational audio books for children where I will be voicing characters AND singing the adorable songs!! Can’t wait it get started-check back here for updates on that as we go!

In March I also joined No. 11 Productions’ cast of “Mythunderstood” and we had a few gigs with more to come! A great show–educational and hilarious-and something that reinforces a personal mission of mine of bringing theater to children. I remember loving every show that came to my school and it is part of what helped get me to where I am today! Being able to be a part of that experience for other children is a blessing and a blast!

Check out no.11 productions via their site below:

http://www.no11productions.com/mythunderstood.html

They have a handful of amazing projects and are always working and creating-something that’s a joy and a priveledge to be a part of! Thanks Ryan and Julie!

Xoxo,

Val

LET’S GO TO THE HOP!!

LET'S GO TO THE HOP!!

Had such fun dancing for a fundraiser event in the city tonight! Coordinated by yours truly, 2 roller skaters and 4 dancers brought a whole lot of 50s fun to the event! Thanks mom, for making us listen to oldies in the car as kids so I knew every song! And great to bust out those seldom used 50s dance moves! Mashed potato, anyone?

ImageHi Friends! I am excited to be singing with THE MANHATTAN DOLLS as part of a benefit for Philippines in the wake of typhoon Haiyan last fall. THIS MONDAY, JAN 20 at The TRIAD in NYC–9pm! Please come check us and the rest of the fabulous performers out and donate to a good cause! 

Proceeds from this event will be donated to the Red Cross. The event will include broadway and off-broadway singers and performers, as well as New York City based stand- up comedians. There will also be a live auction for gifts donated by local businesses like Ziva Meditation, Bikram yoga, Beyond Sushi and more.
$10 in advance / $20 at the door
2-drink minimum

Ticket link:

http://stage72.com/ai1ec_event/an-evening-of-music-and-comedy-disaster-relief-for-the-philippines/?instance_id=998or they can be bought at www.brownpapertickets.com

New Year, New Projects!!

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!

I hope the start of 2014 finds you happy and healthy!

After a whirlwind season of spreading musical holiday cheer-hey, it’s what we do….- the new year brings new excitement.

As many of you know, in addition to performing,I love to teach and have been doing so in varying capacities for over 10 years. My latest venture is one I’m incredibly excited about! I will be joining blossoming company, SWADDLE WADDLE, to teach two classes at the adorable children’s bookstore on w. 18th street: Books of Wonder!

It’s so WONDERFUL that the store in the movie “you’ve got mail” was based on it!!

Perhaps the most wonderful part has been creating my own, original curriculum to update their “movement and minds” class and originate a new class: “little expressions”.

With original dances, language arts, HENRIETTA THE OPERATIC CHICKEN, and much, much more, I can’t wait to see what the semester has in store!

Click on the link below for more info and, if you have children age 4mo to 3 years, please join us!

Www.swaddlewaddle.com/about-us/

Love,

Val

MELE KALIKIMAKA! From Val and The Manhattan Dolls!

MELE KALIKIMAKA! From Val and The Manhattan Dolls!

Enjoyed a day making travelers way more enjoyable with some holiday caroling!  

Such a treat to sing with these beautiful ladies!

This was a special dedication to those still in and those I met in Hawaii with

Sarah Drake-Tambini and Carly Kincannon-AKA-The Manhattan Dolls!

 

Mele Kalikimaka!

 

Love, Val Doll

NUTCRACKER: THE MUSICAL

Hello Friends!

As I mentioned below, we are doing a reading of Nancy Holson’s NUTCRACKER: THE MUSICAL,

Starring: LILLIAS WHITE

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Yes-THAT incredible Tony award winning, Broadway star, one of the muses in Disney’s Hercules, amazing lady!!!

and YOU can get a free ticket!

email: NutcrackertheMusical@gmail.com and mention my name :)

Reading is this Monday, 12/16 @ 230 pm. Chelsea Studios: 151 w 26th st, 5th floor. 

Hope you can join us!

Love,

 

The Sugar Plum Fairy (MEEEEEE!)