RESUME

"Lesniak...is worth the price of

admission alone ."
- Christopher Tower, Battle Creek Enquirer

"Lesniak's awesome vocal range carry a difficult role superbly."
- Sherry Steinman, The Advocate

"Lesniak deserves high praise for her acting

and singing prowess."
- Carl D. Riffenburgh, The Daily Reporter

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Shanna LesnIAk

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NYC Theater

Ensemble

 

 

Ensemble

Miss Goldberg

 

Weeping Woman

 

Ensemble

Carousel

 

 

On the Town (reading)

In Trousers 

 

Christmas Rappings

 

Becket

NY Phil - Lincoln Center

Dir. John Rando

Chor. Warren Carlyle

NYC - Dir. John Rando

B-Side Productions NYC

Dir. Mark Price

The Gym - Judson Theatre

Dir. Russ Treyz

Long Island Masterworks

REGIONAL THEATER

Pumps Boys and Dinettes

 

Little Shop of Horrors

Oliver!

Grease!

Joseph...Dreamcoat

A Little Night Music

Kiss Me, Kate!

Rhetta

 

Audrey

Nancy

Frenchy

Narrator

Mrs. Segstrom

Ensemble

St. Michael's Playhouse

Dir. Keith Andrews

Tibbits Theatre

Tibbits Theatre

Tibbits Theatre

Weathervane Playhouse

Weathervane Playhouse

Ash Lawn Festival

OPERA ROLES

La Traviata

Cenerentola

Miss Havisham's Fire

The Rape of Lucretia

Flora 

Thisbe

Sarah Pocket

Bianca

Bronx Opera

Ash Lawn Festival

Opera Theatre of St. Louis

Manhattan School of Music

Concert engagements

Link Up! Orchestra of St. Luke's

Cocktales the Show

Soloist

Whitney Bea

Carnegie Hall (May 2014)

Original Cabaret (ongoing)

TRAINING

Degrees:

Voice:

Acting:

Master Class:

Apprenticeships:

Manhattan School of Music, M.M., SUNY Geneseo B.A.

Andrew Byrne (8 years), Jasper Grant, Irene Gubrud, Hilda Harris

Joe Calarco, Jen Waldman (5 years), Guy Stroman

David Cady, Dale Brown, David Loud, Josh Prince, Michael Friedman

Sarasota Opera, Opera Theatre St. Louis, Ash Lawn Opera, Lake George Opera

SKIlls/other

Good sight reader w/ excellent ear, Viewpoints, facility with most European languages, excellent IPA,good mover with time, love working with kids, play recorder, play spoons & pots, basic beat boxing, titilated by a dirty joke