This summer, Everblue Arts was able to bring Equity artists to the Gulf Coast and professional performance to the next level with the inaugural Everblue Arts Festival. The amazing talent that joined this year’s festival joined us from areas across the United States. Meet a few our Equity performers below!

Meet Ebony Marshall-Oliver!

Ebony Marshall-Oliver has performed in the hit musical Dream Girls and brings her talent to Fairhope, Alabama, from New York City. Her love for performing started when she was a little girl practicing skits for her family in their living room. Her favorite role is from Pretty Fire, a one-woman show where Ebony played all of the characters. Ebony grew up in Donaldsonville, Louisiana, and moved to Georgia during middle school. Stay tuned to see what Ebony has up next!

Meet Chauncey Packer!

Originally from Fairhope, Alabama, Chauncey has performed on the Metropolitan Opera, Mobile Opera, New Orleans Opera, First National Broadway Tour and many others. Chauncey has performed in Porgy and Bess, Madama Butterfly, Cinderella and several other well knows shows.

Meet Joseph Spieldenner!

Director of Sister Act in the inaugural Everblue Arts Festival, Joseph shared his 20 years of professional experience, including 15 years in New York City, with our other Equity performers. He has been part of summer stock, national tours, dinner theater and was on Broadway in the 25-anniversary revival of Les Misérables. He also had the opportunity to stop at more than 20 colleges to deliver master classes in audition techniques and music theater repertoire.

Meet Lauren Sadkin!

Lauren currently plays the role of wife, mother, performer and licensed massage therapist in New York City. One major highlight of her career was her performance as Cosette on the 25-anniversary tour of Les Misérables. She played Sister Mary Robert in Sister Act for the inaugural Everblue Arts Festival. Her favorite regional roles include Shrek, Blood Brothers and Showboat.

As lower Alabama’s only professional arts festival, we are excited to continue to add to our Equity performers for years to come for Everblue Arts Festival! If you are interested in joining our group of amazing talent, send us an email and let’s get connected!

Dorothy Savage

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