Connie Curran-Oesterle has spent most of her career performing in Detroit, Ann Arbor, New York City, and now Lansing. She has sung lead vocals in bands, small combo nightclub work, and background vocals for Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band. Her work in the theatre has included such roles as Reno Sweeney (Anything Goes), Sally Bowles (Cabaret), Lorraine Sheldon (The Man Who Came To Dinner), Jennie (Chapter Two), Velma Kelley (Chicago), Edwin Drood (The Mystery of Edwin Drood). She has directed numerous shows (Godspell, A Day in Hollywood/A Night in the Ukraine, and Stags and Hens) and industrials. Connie co-wrote and directed three children's operas which toured Michigan for four years as the Opera in the Schools Program. She studied at the American Musical and Dramatic Academy, NYC and Wayne State University, Detroit, but her real growth as an actress came with her work at HB Studio, NYC. Currently, Connie is taking online classes with Ruth Bruford College in Kent, England in Theatre Studies. She loves teaching acting, dramatic form and function, voice for theatre majors, and encouraging the students to make choices, commitments and risks!
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