Vicki Pierce
Singer/Actress/Voice Teacher

10252 Mountain Maple Drive * Highlands Ranch, CO 80129
Phone: 303-683-9867 * Cell: 303-956-6184
Email: MsVicki@vickipierce.com

Experience Summary * Teaching & Leadership * Theatrical Experience * Education * Other Experience * References


Experience Summary


Teaching & Leadership Experience

2002-2005 Christian Youth Theater, Denver - Teacher, Music director, Co-founder of this new expansion of CYT San Diego. Taught a variety of classes encompassing the first seven sessions and designed a voice-related specialty class. Musically directed four productions, helped organize four weeks of summer camp, taught voice & musically directed one week of summer camp, and, for the first 18 months, personally handled the vast majority of general office work, newsletters, mailings, mailing lists, advertising copy, web site, and other clerical & business duties as needed. Also assisted in procuring our original facilities, providing necessary materials for grant submissions and non-profit standings, and to support the Business Manager in whatever manner necessary.

1999-2000 Solid Rock, Denver, a home-school extension program - Teacher. Taught voice and musical theater to home-school students, including the teaching, direction, musical direction, choreography, and production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, performed by the students for their parents and friends.

1995-1996 Christian Youth Theater, San Diego - Musical director (North County Inland campus) for productions of Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid, The Prince and the Pauper, and Annie. Wrote four pieces of music for the new production of Prince and the Pauper. Music direction included teaching music to the children, including harmonies, arranging for instrumentalists to play during the performance, as well as arranging and distributing the music to the instrumentalists, conducting and sometimes playing at performances.

1987-1996 Christian Youth Theater, San Diego - Taught voice, audition workshop, and musical theater classes for Christian Youth Theater in multiple campuses in the San Diego area. Classes included making lesson plans, selecting music and theatrical pieces, teaching proper vocal and performance techniques in weekly two-hour classes, and presenting the class in a showcase at the of the 10-week session.

Theatrical Performance Experience

2015My Fair Lady - Mrs. Pearce - Performance Now Theater
2014Into the Woods - Jack's Mother - Ignite Theatre, Aurora Fox
2013Jane Eyre (Regional Premiere) - Mrs. Fairfax - Performance Now Theater
2012Camelot - Lady Anne - Performance Now Theater
2011The Sound of Music - Mother Abbess - Performance Now Theater
2010The Secret Garden - Miss Winthrop/Claire Holmes - Town Hall Arts Center
2009Crazy for You - Lottie - Performance Now Theater
2008Jekyll & Hyde - Lady Beaconsfield - Performance Now Theater
Fiddler on the Roof - Fruma Sarah - Town Hall Arts Center
Beauty & the Beast - Pit Singer - Performance Now Theater
2007Miss Nelson Has a Field Day - Miss Nelson/Viola Swamp - Town Hall Arts Center Cultural Classroom
2006Bye-Bye Birdie! - Mrs. Merkel - Town Hall Arts Center
2005Little Women: The Musical - Hannah - Town Hall Arts Center
2003Contestoga Tales - multiple roles - Town Hall Arts Center Cultural Classroom
2002Phantom - multiple roles - Town Hall Arts Center
The Reluctant Dragon - Darby - Town Hall Arts Center Cultural Classroom
Camelot - Morgan LeFey - Town Hall Arts Center
Sound of Music - Mother Abbess - Performance Now Theater
Joan of Arc (World premiere) - Cauchon - Destiny Productions
2001Arise, My Love - Angel Gabriel - Destiny Productions
2000Secret Garden - Claire Holmes - Town Hall Arts Center
1999Little Women: The Musical - Hannah - Town Hall Arts Center
A Little Night Music - Mrs. Nordstrom - Main Street Players
Something's Afoot - Lady Manley-Prowe - South Suburban
1998Little Women: The Musical (World Premiere) - Hannah - Town Hall Arts Center
The Mikado - Women's ensemble - Town Hall Arts Center
Cole - Ensemble piece - South Suburban
1996Annie Warbucks - Mrs. Pugh - Town Hall Arts Center
Into the Woods - Stepmother - Denver Civic

San Diego productions (1982-1996) include A Little Night Music, A Christmas Carol, the Gospel According to Dickens, You're Gonna Love Tomorrow, Evita, Jesus Christ Superstar, Camelot, Singin' in the Rain, La Cage aux Folles, The Sound of Music, and a staged reading of Kiss Me Quick before the Lava Reaches the Village with San Diego Civic Light Opera (Starlight) and San Diego Repertory Theater. The King & I (Anna), Hello Dolly! (Dolly Levi), Carousel (Nettie Fowler), and Camelot (Nimue) with Christian Community Theater.

Operatic experience (1977-1985) includes Josephine in HMS Pinafore, Susannah in The Marriage of Figaro, The Gondoliers, Patience, Gretel in Hansel & Gretel, Falstaff, Carmen, and Cinderella.with San Diego Gilbert & Sullivan Company, Pacific Chamber Opera and San Diego Opera.


Education

1982 University of Texas at Arlington (cum laude)
Bachelor of Music, Vocal Performance

1978-1979 Schiller College/Europe University One year of study in Europe. Course work included music, voice training, French literature, theater, and general education classes. Time away from class was spent traveling throughout Spain, Switzerland, Belgium, England, Germany, the Netherlands, Liechtenstein, and throughout France.

Other Professional Experience

15 years Private vocal instruction for children & young adults (intermittently from 1985-present)
3 years California Contemporary Chorale, a small professional choir in San Diego (1993-1996)
8 years Here We Come A-Caroling, a seasonal professional performance organization (1989-1996)
3 years Manager & performer of the San Diego Gilbert & Sullivan Touring Company (1986-1989)
14 years Paid church soloist/cantor/section leader positions with All Hallows Catholic Church, La Jolla, St. James by the Sea Episcopal Church, La Jolla, Mission Hills Congregation Church, San Diego, First Church of Christ, Scientist, Arlington, TX (1981-1995)