Dorothy was raised in Alabama and graduated from the University of Mobile with a BA in Music.
Dorothy went on to further her studies in Manhattan in the adult vocal studies classes at Julliard as well as with some of New Yorks finest vocal teachers like Christopher Schumann and Justin Stoney to name a few. Dorothy recently completed the Vocal Teachers course at New York Vocal Coaching in NYC that encompassed the latest and most current vocal trends and practices to date.
Dorothy has studied acting with New York main stays Seth Barrish, Joanna Beckson and Craig Carnelia to name a few and has training in stage combat, comedic work, commercial acting and dance.
Dorothy is a proud member of Actors Equity and has performed regionally along the east coast in theatrical productions as well as toured Nationally.
Some of Dorothy’s favorite rolls include Nellie in South Pacific, Shelby in Steel Magnolias and Mayzie in Seussical the Musical. Dorothy also has performed in off broadway productions and originated the roll of Edmond Dumain in the Great Big Pirate Show in Manhattan.
Dorothy has performed in both tv and film and has credits such as “As the World Turns” and her independent film “Between The Walls” to her credit.
In 2010 Dorothy released her first contemporary christian album Glorious Mess which led to her song “As long As It Takes” getting significant local as well as national airplay on stations such as the nationally known Klove. Dorothy followed with a Christmas Album released in 2011 entitled Sleigh Ride.
Currently, Dorothy resides in Point Clear, Al where she teaches voice and performance coaching, and is working on her most important role yet as a wife and mother to Honor Blue and Ever Brave Savage.
Point Clear is also home to Dorothy’s most recent venture with her partner Bruce Earnest, The Everblue Festival.