Andy Planck is a proud graduate of Ball State University and member of Actors' Equity Association. New York Credits include: National Tour of MAN OF LA MANCHA (Captain of the Inquisition, Muleteer), National Tour of THE MIDNIGHT RIDE OF PAUL REVERE (King George III, Dr. Joseph Warren), Gallery Players (NYC) THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE (Trevor Graydon).
Selected Regional Credits include: Paramount Theatre (Chicago) - CATS (Old Deuteronomy); Marriott Theatre (Chicago) - CATS (Old Deuteronomy, Gus, Bustopher Jones U/S), PRINCESS AND THE PEA (Papa/Biff U/S), THE NUTCRACKER (Uncle Drosselmeyer, Henry U/S); Barn Theatre (Michigan) - 1776 (Richard Henry Lee), THE FULL MONTY (Teddy Slaughter), FIDDLER ON THE ROOF (Avram), LI'L ABNER (Hairless Joe), HAIR (Electric Blues Soloist); Festival 56 (Illinois) - ONCE UPON A MATTRESS (Minstrel), LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS (Dentist), TWELFTH NIGHT (Sir Andrew Aguecheek), ABSOLUTELY ANYTHING **World Premiere** (John Absolute)
Directing/Music Directing/Choreography Credits include: Three Rivers Music Theatre - THE LAST FIVE YEARS, HAIR, and THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA (Director); Arena Dinner Theatre - THE APPLE TREE (Director, Choreographer), THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS (Music Director); Bishop Luers High School - THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE (Choreographer, Asst. Director), LES MISERABLES (Choreographer, Asst. Director, Scenic Designer), LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS (Choreographer, Asst. Director), HELLO DOLLY (Asst. Director, Scenic Designer), GODSPELL (Music Director), ANYTHING GOES (Choreographer, Asst. Director, Scenic Designer)
Andy has been teaching voice and performance since 2007. His students have been admitted to some of the nation's most prestigious musical theatre and music programs/universities; won many regional and national awards and competitions; are consistently working in professional musical theatre and opera. Andy was also the Assistant Performing Arts Director at Bishop Luers High School in Fort Wayne, IN from 2009-2012. While at BLHS, he directed the KNIGHT STARS Women's Show Choir and assistant directed THE MINSTRELS, assisting them to many regional and national Grand Champion trophies.
Andy is a member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing.
Renee Gonzales - Voice
Renee Gonzales is an accomplished vocalist and actress who has worked in regional theatres (The Barn Theatre), cabarets (The Duplex, NYC), jazz clubs (Parkside Lounge, NYC), and performed in the WINNIE THE POOH national tour with TheatreWorks, USA. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Musical Theatre from Ball State University and pursued her performance career in New York City for 8 years. Renee recently returned to Fort Wayne, where she is thrilled to be teaching voice at Triple Threat Performing Arts Academy. She also sings with Renee Gonzales and Friends, a sophisticated jazz trio. She can be heard putting her unique spin on the Great American Songbook every Wednesday evening at Koze Thai Cuisine and Bar. The trio will be seen this year at Club Soda, the prestigious Covington Art Fair, at the Creative Arts Council of Wells County Jazz on the Patio, and the Fort Wayne Downtown Improvement District’s highly successful series, Lunch on the Plaza and Busker Fest. Renee was welcomed back for a second season as the female soloist for the Fort Wayne Philharmonic Holiday Pops touring production and was seen earlier this year in the FW Phil’s Master Works Series as Antonina Tchaikovsky in Tchaikovsky: Revealed. Local performance credits include DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS (Christine Colgate), SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN (Kathy Selden), MARVELOUS WONDERETTES (Missy), SHREK (Gingy/Dance Captain), CRAZY FOR YOU (Tess), THE PAJAMA GAME and MY FAIR LADY at the Civic Theatre and VANYA AND SONYA AND MASHA AND SPIKE (Cassandra) at Arena Dinner Theatre. For more information, visit www.reneegonzales.com.