Daniel Orama (Scrooge) Co-Founder of Vocal Production Studios was born and raised in Long Island NY. Daniel continues building and training voices in NYC in addition to Lancaster County, PA, Nationally, and Internationally. Daniel is a highly recognized voice instructor, composer, and producer. He is one of the leading Cuban American Voice Teachers in the art of singing and breathing. Daniel’s students have appeared on Broadway National Tours, Off-Broadway, Regional Theatres, in shows such as West Side Story, Matilda, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Runaways, A Christmas Carol a new musical, Summer Rock a new musical, and Civil War Christmas. In addition, his students have appeared on Sam & Cat, Law and Order, Homeland, Public Morals, The Apollo, McDonald’s Gospell Fest, the voices on Zack and Quack, Lalaloopsy, and vocal soloists for the US Open.
Sam Forgie (Jacob Marley) is delighted to haunting the stage of Landis Hall as Jacob Marley! He is a New York City based actor who graduated from The Catholic University of America in 2012 with a Bachelor in Music. Previous credits include Freaky Friday the Musical (ensemble), Half-Stitched the Musical (Jan Sweet), Rent (ensemble), Jesus Christ Superstar (Simon), and Shrek the Musical (Lord Farquaad). Big shoutout to everyone at Vocal Studio Productions and to his family and friends who provide him with unrelenting love and support. God Bless Us, Everyone!!!
Alivia Orama (Ghost of Christmas Past) is ecstatic to perform in “A Christmas Carol” A New Musical. She is 11 years old, has been performing since the age of two, and studies at Vocal Production Studios. Her theatre credits include “Summer Rock” A New Musical (Hannah), “A Christmas Carol” A New Musical (Hope) 2014 & 2015, Cinderella (Anastasia) 2016, and Anthem singer at Lancaster Barnstormers Games. When not performing, Alivia continues training in Taekwondo and is a Blue Belt and she loves to make slime. Alivia wants to thank Vocal Production Studios for this opportunity of performing the role of The Ghost of Christmas Past.
Shannon Conboy (Sister Spirit) Shannon Conboy (Sister Spirit) is thrilled to be joining Vocal Production Studios for her first performance since moving to the East Coast in September! Originally from Southern California, Shannon received her B.M. in Vocal Performance and Music Education from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX. (2016) REGIONAL: Beauty and the Beast (Silly Girl/ Understudy for Wardrobe and Mrs. Potts), Guys and Dolls (Hot Box Girl/Havana Dancer), The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Gargoyle/Congregant), Grease (Sandy), A Christmas Carol (Ghost of Christmas Past), and Little Shop of Horrors (Audrey) A Man of No Importance (Adele) COLLEGIATE: Legally Blonde (Elle Woods). Thank you always, Mom and Dad!! Learn more at shannonconboy.com.
Alex Lopez-Watkins (Ghost of Yet To Come) is excited and honored to be a part of A Christmas Carol. Alex has always showed a love for performance and music. He studied Audio Recording and Music Business at Five Towns College. He is currently pursuing a career in the music industry as a rapper and singer. Credits include his lead role in Intimate Apparel (George Armstrong) and also Summer Rock: A New Musical (Nefarious).
Tami Orama (Eve) Tami Orama (Eve) Co-Founder of Vocal Production Studios was born and raised in Long Island NY. Tami continues building voices in NYC in addition to Lancaster County, PA and Nationally. She is a leading voice teacher in training young singers in musical theatre, classical, and contemporary styles. Her students have appeared in Homeland, The Rockefeller Tree Lighting with Mariah Carey, Fences, Off-Broadway, regional, and local theatre. Recently, Tami's student won the IMTA International Singing Competition in NYC.
Bailey Young (Hope/Charity Singer) from Warwick High School. Bailey is excited for the role of Hope, one of the pivotal roles in the show. “A Christmas Carol” A New Musical is her musical theatre debut. Bailey recently began her vocal training at Vocal Production Studios under Daniel Orama. She is active in her school’s choir for the Holidays, loves to sing, and it quite the actress. She is looking forward to bringing Hope to the humbug of a man, Scrooge.
Rafi Fuentes (Fred/Young Ebenezer) NYC based actor, singer-songwriter, composer/lyricist, writer & producer. Born in Manhattan and raised in Bermuda the island, not the triangle. Recent credits include; Theatre: The Polar Express and The Blank Page at Luna Stage Company Film: All The Little Things We Kill, Snatchers and Parental Pride. Rafi is also known for being the creator and star of several ambitious and innovative music videos. He recently made his European debut in Toruń, Poland where he performed a few songs from the EP at a gala for the Mały Rzeczy foundation. He's excited to be working with such a fun, young and talented ensemble/creative team. Big shout out to Vocal Production Studios! May you continue to prosper and make us the best singers we can be!! Thanks to my parents, family and friends for their endless love and support! Follow my journey on Instagram: rafi_fuentes. Make sure to get a copy of his EP, titled “The Boy Who Sings”, coming out on iTunes and other online music platforms. Available for pre-order on Dec. 14th. For more information visit www.rafifuentes.com
Alexa Politis (Belle) Alexa Christina Politis is proud to step in her first set of Pennsylvania princess shoes as Belle in Vocal Production Studio’s production of A Christmas Carol. Alexa Christina Politis is a Drama/Musical-Theatre Graduate from the Tony Bennett school Frank Sinatra School of the Arts in Astoria with a proud Bachelor of Arts in Speech-Language Pathology from Queens College. Alexa Christina Politis has produced and performed over a dozen of hand-created. One-Woman Broadway Shows throughout Queens & Nassau Public Library with a developed voice in the Art of Breathing , having trained under leading voice specialist Daniel Orama . Alexa starred in the comedic short film Anniversary (role: Phoneix), which was a competitor for narrative short-film category in the Tribeca Film Festival of 2016 . Ms. Politis also stepped onto Carnegie Hall Stage and portrayed a Greek immigrant coming into the new world and did this to honor her grandmother. Alexa Politis is looking forward to honor the message of love & family in Vocal Production Studio’s A Christmas Carol. Writer for The Knockturnal Magazine: https://theknockturnal.com/phoenix-rising-girls-secrets-keep-gold/
Henry Raber (Bob Cratchit) is a recent graduate of the theatre performance program at Marymount Manhattan college. His favorite credits include “The Laramie Project” directed by Johanna Pinzler at New York Live Arts and “Theatre Smash” directed by Bill Castellino at the York Theatre. He also worked at Axelrod Performing Arts Center in the ensemble of their production of Evita. He is very excited to be a part of this heartwarming original production!