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KATHY HALENDA  (AEA Financial Core)                                                          

cell: (910) 262-1339                                                                   Height: 5'6"                            Voice: Alto Belt

email:                                                    Hair: Auburn                           Eyes: Blue        


ONE WOMAN SHOWS (written and performed by me)


Somewhere Over the Rose (tribute to Judy Garland and Bette Midler)

                                   Creative Cauldron (Washington, D.C. area)

                                   ArtStation (three week run- Atlanta, GA) 

                                   Richmond Triangle Players (one week run)

                                   Florida Studio Theatre (four week, sold out run)

                                   Mac-Haydn Theatre 

                                   Center Stage (Richmond, VA- one week run)


The Brassy Broads of Broadway (tribute to the classic Broads of B’way)

                                  Naples Philharmonic (Naples, FL- four performances)

                                  Florida Studio Theatre (Sarasota, one week run)

                                  Mac-Haydn Theatre  (upstate New York)

                                  Schein Performance Hall (Sannibel Island, FL)

                                  Madison-Morgan Cultural Center (Madison, GA)

                                  ARTStation Theatre  (Atlanta, GA- three week run)

                                  Temple Theatre (Sanford, NC)

                                  Thalian Hall  (Wilmington, NC- one week run)

                                  Richmond Triangle Players (Richmond, VA- one week run)

                                  Danny’s Skylight Room (New York City- nine performances)


 *I have also performed The Brassy Broads of Broadway for numerous AIDS                                                                               benefits nationwide.


Sophie Tucker: Last of the Red Hot Mamas

                                  Walnut Street Theatre (Philadelphia- six week, sold out run)

                                  Piccolo Spoleto Festival (Charleston, NC-one week run)

                                  Naples Philharmonic (Naples, FL- four performances)

                                  Festivall Arts Festival (Charleston, WV)

                                  Florida Studio Theatre (Sarasota, FL- 300 sold out shows, four runs)

                                  Holland America Cruise Line (RSVP Cruises)

                                  ARTStation Theatre (two, three week runs)

                                  Mac-Haydn Theatre (one week run)


*Sophie Tucker: Last of the Red Hot Mamas, which I co-wrote, has been performed by other actresses at Milwaukee Rep and several other theatres




I emceed a Fundraiser in London, England for the Great Ormond St. Children’s Hospital. I have written and emceed numerous AIDS benefits and fund-raises nationwide, as well as theme events for private parties and organizations. I have performed for audiences of 10 and audiences of 10,000…in other words, I am comfortable in any space from beer hall to opera hall.



DCMetroTheaterArts: Best of 2016- Best Supporting Actress in a Musical (Aunt Eller in Oklahoma and Lita Encore in Ruthless!)

DCMetroTheaterArts: Best of 2015- Best Supporting Actress in a Musical (Vera in Mame)

DCMetroTheaterArts: Best of 2014- Best Actress in a Musical (Rose in Gypsy)

  2011 Best Supporting Actress (Richmond Theatre Critics Circle)

  Helen Hayes Nominee- Best Musical Production

   Irene Ryan Nominee- Best Actress

   Handy (Florida Critics Award)- Best Actress

    Sarasota Magazine- Best Actress

    Phoebe (Virginia Critics Award)- Best Actress in a Musical

   Sarasota Weekly Planet- Best Brassy Broad

    Ace (Florida Television Award)- Best Performer

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