Madeleine (Maddie) began singing/performing for an audience when she was 9 years old by participating in local teen idol competitions! She was very active in school choir, which she participated in even throughout college. She began to take formal singing lessons her freshman year of High School, focusing on operatic technique.
In her high school choir, she held leadership positions such as soprano section leader and president. At the University of Tampa, she was a member of the UT Chamber Singers and the a cappella group, the Tampa Tones. Maddie has also performed in many plays, musicals and opera workshops, and currently works as a party princess and costumed character at Busch Gardens!
She has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre from The University of Tampa.
It is such a privilege for Madeleine to get the opportunity to awaken the minds, bodies, and spirits of children through music. To help children realize that music is an excellent way to have fun, find peace and relieve anxiety, gain confidence or even become their career, is such a joy for her. It is her goal to ignite a passion for the arts that lasts a lifetime!
Some of her favorite roles include: The Baroness Schraeder in The Sound of Music, Mary Poppins in Mary Poppins, Juanita Bartlet in Sordid Lives, Miss Casewell in The Mouse Trap, The Queen of the Night in The Magic Flute, and Adele in Der Fledermaus. Madeleine has performed professionally for local theater companies such as Stageworks Theater, Innovocative Theater, Powerstories Theater, and Stages Productions. Madeleine has also worked for Busch Gardens Tampa Bay as their Sugar Plum Princess for Christmas Town and a Scare Actor for Howl O’Scream. She loves working with children, especially as a party princess , which she has been doing since she was 17 years old. She has played Princesses like Elsa, Anna, Rapunzel, Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty ,Belle and her favorite Ariel! She is currently a singer for Peter Vaughn of The Back Street Band, singing hits of the 60s to today, at local bars and restaurants.