Biography

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Tammy Whetham’s love and passion for storytelling has taken her down many avenues as a singer, actor, dancer, voice-artist, and educator.  Her versatility has provided her opportunities on stage, on camera, and behind the mic.

Tammy holds an Honours Bachelor of Music in voice from Wilfrid Laurier University where she studied under the direction of Daniel Lichti and Kathleen Brett. She has attended the Banff Professional Musical Theatre Training Intensive (2012, 2013) and the NYU Steinhardt: Summer Study in Musical Theatre (2009) where she worked with many NYC choreographers, directors, and voice teachers. She regularly attends classes across the city of Toronto working with coaches from Armstrong Acting Studios, Pro-Actor’s Lab, Sears & Switzer, Second City, among others.

This past year Tammy had the pleasure of performing in Josh Groban’s chorus at the Sony Centre as part of his Stages tour.  In 2010 Tammy worked as the lead female singer in the production cast onboard the Pacific Venus, Japan Cruise Line.  As a member of the ensemble Arcady, Tammy performs regularly under the direction of composer/conductor Ronald Beckett.  Tammy has appeared as a featured soloist with the Richmond Hill Philharmonic Orchestra, The Habourtown Sound, and at the Cambridge Mayor’s Celebration of the Arts.  She most recently performed the role of Fay Apple in the Confidential Musical Theatre Project’s production of Anyone Can Whistle.  Other stage credits include, Amber in Hairspray, Holly in The Wedding Singer, Jane in Two & Two Make Sex, Heather in Nana’s Naughty Knickers, Shelley in Batboy, and Penelope Pennywise in Urinetown. Tammy can be seen performing and hosting Cabaret nights in the Waterloo Region.

Tammy has studied voice pedagogy with Jeanie LoVetri through Somatic Voicework℠ The LoVetri Method (2012) from the CCM Vocal Pedagogy Institute at Shenandoah University.  She has also studied voice pedagogy with Dr. Brian Gill at the NYU Summer Vocal Pedagogy Intensive (2015). She is in high demand as a voice teacher for her passion and understanding of the voice.  Her teaching has lead to directing children’s musical theatre programs and workshops.

Tammy wears many hats as a performer, teacher, director, and publicist.  With a passion for learning and educating others, Tammy regularly takes part in workshops and seminars both as a performer and teacher.

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