BA, Indiana University
As an actress and a singer, Tracey has performed off-broadway, way off-broadway, on TV and on the radio. She has done live and recorded industrials, hundreds of sound-alikes and jingles for a multitude of clients--spanning the spectrum from PBS to The World Wrestling Federation. She has written and directed for Pepsico. Tracey is a co-creator/songwriter and producer as well as one of the actresses in Another Day In Paradise, a musical that has enjoyed three New York runs to date and is now available for licensing. She produced the first theatrical event for Mamapalooza at Off-Broadway’s Zipper Theater in Manhattan. This is the only cultural festival of its kind, celebrating moms in the arts.
In addition to being on the Voice Faculty in the Musical Theatre Division of The Hartt School, Tracey maintains a private studio and is an adjunct professor of voice at Fairfield University. She also teaches at D’Valda-Sirico Dance and Music Centre in Fairfield, CT, musically directing soloists and small performance groups that have consistently earned top awards in vocal competitions. Tracey is a member of the New York Singing Teachers Association and The National Association of Teachers of Singing. She has been the lead vocalist for the popular metro area band, Celebration for the past 25 years.
She is as comfortable with jazz, swing, pop, rock and R&B classics as she is with show tunes. And as today’s musical theatre is melting pot of these various styles, Tracey integrates these genres into her teaching. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Indiana University and received a BA with Distinction in Theatre and Telecommunications. She studied voice with Margaret Harshaw and Don Pfost. Tracey continues her professional development as an artist and an educator by regularly attending Broadway Teaching seminars, workshops and master classes She is happily married with three great kids and is living proof that family and career are not mutually exclusive.