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Gabrielle Lee

Gabrielle ~Theater Graduate, and Eugene O’Neill Theater Center Performance Scholar recipient, is at home in theater, stage, TV, film, popular music, American Songbook, and a professional commercial, print and hat model.

 

New Year 2021, Gabrielle will be seen in upcoming Film Festivals in the new Dramatic Short “27 Candles.” Her most recent Guest Star roles in 2020 include “Bull,” “God Friended Me” and “FBI.”  Gabrielle has made previous co-star appearances on “Madam Secretary,” “The Affair,” “Difficult People,” “The Good Wife,” “Law & Order” and the Film- “Twelve.”

 

Gabrielle has performed title roles in theater companies around the country including:  Broadway at Music Circus, Meadowbrook Theater, Wang Theater, The Fabulous Fox, The Greek Theater, Riverside Theater, Crossroads Theater, Shubert Theater(s), Paper Mill Playhouse, Gretna Theater and more; and the productions have been as varied as the locations:  All Night Strut (2 Productions in the role of Alto, Broadway World Winner -Best Ensemble and Broadway World Nominee -Best Actress in a Musical), Once On This Island (3 Productions in the role of Erzulie and Mama), Ain’t Misbehavin (3 Productions in the role of Charlane and Armelia), Little Shop of Horrors (Ronnette), Smokey Joe’s Café (2 Productions in the role of Brenda), Blackbirds of Broadway (Regional and European Tour -originated the role of Florence Mills), Dreamgirls (Michelle Morris), Showboat (Julie), Man of La Mancha (Aldonza), among others.

 

Recently, Gabrielle made her National Black Theater Festival performance debut at its 30-year anniversary -where she received rave reviews starring as “Bricktop,” in Bricktop: Legend of the Jazz Age; a World Premier Musical play about the life of the legendary entertainer of café society Paris, Ada “Bricktop” Smith.

 

Gabrielle has worked as a backing vocalist and made special appearances with: Natalie Cole, Steely Dan, Marvin Hamlisch and friends (with the New York Pops at Carnegie Hall), Michael Bolton and  Harry Belafonte.  New Year 2020 she kicked off lead backing vocals for Harry Belafonte’s 93rd Birthday celebration concert at the legendary Apollo Theater Night of Stars for R&B Artists -Common, Sheila E., Usher, Aloe Blacc, Alice Smith, Shalea and more.

 

Gabrielle is a thriving artist in live concert work as a solo Guest Artist globally, ( Switzerland, France, Holland, Germany, Asia). She has appeared as a Guest Vocalist with notable orchestras including the New York Pops, Cab Calloway, Ray Charles, and Duke Ellington Orchestras.

 

Extending life beyond the mainstage Gabrielle focuses on leading benefit performances and campaigns in service to communities around the world, with the Barry Levitt Foundation in Jazz Cabaret, Broadway Runners with Broadway Cares, Mentorship with CRU, entertaining troops and veterans, and happy to be an International Ambassador granting wishes with Make-A-Wish Foundation Int’l. Gabrielle partners with RiseHaiti and co-established the educational scholarship fund that provides books, learning materials, and college tuition to graduating Seniors at ICCV School (Institution Classique Chretienne De Vignier) in Port Au Prince, Haiti.

 

*Actors Equity Association, SAG/AFTRA, Dramatist Guild, Writers Guild East