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Susan Egan – Bio
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SUSAN EGAN – BROADWAY: Beauty and the Beast (Belle – original, Tony/Drama Desk Nominations), Thoroughly Modern Millie (Millie), Cabaret (Sally Bowles), Triumph of Love (Leonide – original), State Fair (Margy). FILM: 13 Going on 30Man of the Century (Slamdance Award), Gotta Kick It Up (Disney), and more. ANIMATION: Hercules (Meg), Spirited Away (Lin), Porco Rosso (Gina), Lady and the Tramp II (Angel), Steven Universe (Rose Quartz). TVHOUSE, NUMB3RSNikkiNYPD BlueArli$$Drew CareyGreat Performances, movies for ABC, CBS, Disney and more.  RECORDINGS: over 40 with 7 solo CDs, including 2015’s Softly. CONCERTS: 400+ with symphonies worldwide. www.susanegan.net, @IAmSusanEgan, facebook.com/OfficialSusanEgan

Susan Egan – Bio
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Susan Egan has delivered powerful impressions in theatre, film, television and music. She headlined on Broadway as Thoroughly Modern Millie, won critical acclaim as “Sally Bowles” in Cabaret, starred in Triumph of Love and State Fair, and received Tony Award and Drama Desk nominations for “Best Actress” as the original “Belle” in Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. She’s been seen on film in 13 Going on 30Gotta Kick It Up, many award-winning indies and voiced the animated characters: “Meg” in Disney’s Hercules, “Lin” in the Academy Award-winning Spirited Away, is currently “Rose Quartz” on Cartoon Network’s Steven Universe, and more. She spent two seasons on WB’s Nikki and guest-starred on HOUSE, NUMB3RS, NYPD Blue, Arli$$, Drew Carey, Party of Five, Great Performances, and others.  Egan has over 400 solo concerts credits with symphonies worldwide, more than 40 recordings and 7 solo CDs, including: Winter Tracks, CoffeeHouseSusan Egan LIVE, The Secret of Happiness, and 2015’s Softly. She is an accomplished master teacher in music performance, obsessive gardener, happy wife, and leader to her daughters’ two Girl Scout troops.   www.SusanEgan.net, @IAmSusanEgan, Facebook.com/OfficialSusanEgan.

Susan Egan – Bio
(273 WORDS)

Susan Egan has made powerful impressions in theatre, film, television and music. She headlined on Broadway as Thoroughly Modern Millie, won critical acclaim as “Sally Bowles” in Cabaret, starred in Triumph of Love and State Fair, and received Tony Award and Drama Desk nominations for “Best Actress” as the original “Belle” in Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. Regionally, Egan starred alongside Carol Burnett in Putting It Together and Tommy Tune in the national tour of Bye, Bye Birdie, and developed works at Yale Repertory, Baltimore Center Stage, South Coast Repertory, and the Mark Taper Forum. Her film credits include 13 Going on 30Gotta Kick It Up for the Disney Channel, and many award-winning indies seen at Seattle Film Festival, Sarasota Film Festival, Slamdance, the HBO Comedy Festival and beyond. Susan has voiced leading characters in the animated features Hercules (Meg), Spirited Away (Lin), Porco Rosso (Gina), Lady and the Tramp II (Angel), Achmed Saves America (Ginny), and is currently on Cartoon Network’s Steven Universe (Rose Quartz). On television, she spent two seasons on the WB’s Nikki, and guest-starred on HOUSE, NUMB3RS, NYPD Blue, Arli$$, Drew Carey, Great Performances, and countless others.  Susan has headlined with more than 50 symphony orchestras worldwide, including concerts at Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center and the Hollywood Bowl, and has over 40 recording credits including her solo CDs: All That and More, So Far, Winter Tracks, CoffeeHouse (Best Vocalist 2004), Susan Egan LIVE, The Secret of Happiness, and 2015’s Softly. She is an accomplished master teacher in music performance, obsessive gardener, happy wife, and leader to her daughters’ two Girl Scout troops. www.SusanEgan.net, @IAmSusanEgan, Facebook.com/OfficialSusanEgan.

Susan Egan – Bio
(329 WORDS)

Susan Egan has made powerful impressions in theatre, film, television and music. On Broadway, she headlined as Thoroughly Modern Millie, won critical acclaim as “Sally Bowles” in Cabaret, starred in Triumph of Love and State Fair, and most notably, received Tony Award and Drama Desk nominations for “Best Actress” as the original “Belle” in Disney’s Beauty and the Beast.   Regionally, Egan starred alongside Carol Burnett in Putting It Together, Tommy Tune in the national tour of Bye, Bye Birdie, reprised her role of “Belle” for the Los Angeles premiere of Beauty and the Beast, and developed works at Yale Repertory, Baltimore Center Stage, South Coast Repertory, and the Mark Taper Forum.   Her film credits include 13 Going on 30Gotta Kick It Up for the Disney Channel, and award-winning indies seen at Seattle Film Festival, Sarasota Film Festival, Slamdance, the HBO Comedy Festival and beyond. In animation, Susan voiced the characters of “Meg” in Disney’s Hercules, “Lin” in the Academy Award-winning Spirited Away, “Gina” in Porco Rosso, “Angel” in Lady and the Tramp II, “Ginny” in Achmed Saves America, and is currently “Rose Quartz on Cartoon Network’s Steven Universe. She spent two seasons on television with the WB’s Nikki, and has appeared on HOUSE, NUMB3RS, NYPD Blue, Arli$$, Drew Carey, Party of Five, Great Performances, movies for ABC, CBS, and Disney Channel, and more.  Susan has headlined with more than 50 symphonies worldwide, including concerts at Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center and the Hollywood Bowl, and has over 40 recording credits including her solo CDs: All That and More, So Far, Winter Tracks, CoffeeHouse (Best Vocalist 2004), Susan Egan LIVE, The Secret of Happiness, and 2015’s Softly. Originally from Southern California, Susan attended the Orange County School of the Arts and UCLA, where she received a Carol Burnett Award in Musical Theatre.  She is an accomplished master teacher in music performance, obsessive gardener, happy wife, and leader to her daughters’ two Girl Scout troops.   www.SusanEgan.net, @IAmSusanEgan, Facebook.com/OfficialSusanEgan.

Susan Egan – Bio
(514 WORDS)

Susan Egan has traversed all four corners of the entertainment industry, making powerful impressions in theatre, film, television and music.

 She was last seen on Broadway in the title role of Thoroughly Modern Millie; she won critical acclaim as Broadway’s (longest-running) “Sally Bowles” in Cabaret; originated the starring roles in Triumph of Love and State Fair; and most notably, received both Tony Award® and Drama Desk® nominations for “Best Actress” as Broadway’s original “Belle” in Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. Among her regional credits, Egan starred alongside Carol Burnett in Sondheim’s Putting It Together, Tommy Tune in the national tour of Bye, Bye Birdie, reprised her role of “Belle” for the Los Angeles premiere of Beauty and the Beast, and developed works at Yale Rep, Baltimore Center Stage, South Coast Rep, and the Mark Taper Forum.

Susan’s film credits include 13 Going on 30Gotta Kick It Up for the Disney Channel, and many award-winning independent films such as: Meet Market (Sarasota Film Festival), Death and Texas (Seattle Film Festival and Slamdance Film Festival), The Almost Guys (HBO Comedy Festival), The Disappearing Girl TrickFalling. In LoveExtreme Close Up, and Man of the Century (Audience Award, Slamdance).

In animation, Egan gave the sultry voice to ‘Meg’ in Disney’s Hercules, sang the role of ‘Angel’ in Lady and the Tramp II, translated two Japanese blockbusters into English for famed animation director Hayao Miyazaki: ‘Gina’ in Porco Rosso, and ‘Lin’ in Spirited Away, which won an Academy Award® for Best Animated Feature. She spent 6 years as the voice of ‘Belle’ for myriad Disney Princess CDs and toys, and most recently voiced the character of ‘Ginny’ in Achmed Saves America, starring comic Jeff Dunham, and currently recurs as ‘Rose Quartz’ on Cartoon Network’s Steven Universe.

On television, Egan spent two seasons on the WB’s Nikki, and has guest-starred on HOUSE, NUMB3RS, NYPD Blue, Arliss, Party of Five, Drew Carey, Almost Perfect, Partners, All My Children, Loving, and Great Performances: Rodgers and Hart, as well as pilots, movies of the week and specials for ABC, CBS, and the Disney Channel.

As a solo artist, Susan has taken her critically-acclaimed, concert to over 400 cities coast to coast and on the high seas with the Disney Cruise Line.  She has headlined with over 50 world-renowned symphonies, including the National Symphony Orchestra, Hong Kong Symphony, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Chicago Symphony, Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, Cleveland Orchestra, San Francisco Symphony, Seattle Symphony, the Philly Pops, and others, taking the concert stage at Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center and the Hollywood Bowl just to name a few.

Egan is a Southern California native and attended the Orange County School of the Arts and UCLA, where she received a Carol Burnett Award in Musical Theatre.  In 2002-2003, she devoted a year away from her career to assume the position of interim Artistic Director of the Orange County School of the Arts, and now splits her time as concert performer, master teacher in music performance, obsessive gardener, happy wife, and leader to her daughters’ two Girl Scout troops. www.SusanEgan.net, @IAmSusanEgan, Facebook.com/OfficialSusanEgan.

Susan Egan – Bio
(654 WORDS)

Susan Egan has traversed all four corners of the entertainment industry, making powerful impressions in theatre, film, television and music.

On Broadway, Susan starred in the title role of Thoroughly Modern Millie; won critical acclaim as Broadway’s longest-running ‘Sally Bowles’ in Cabaret; originated the leading roles in Triumph of Love and State Fair; and most notably, received both Tony Award® and Drama Desk® nominations for “Best Actress” as the original ‘Belle’ in Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. Regionally, Egan starred alongside Carol Burnett in Sondheim’s Putting It Together, Tommy Tune in the national tour of Bye, Bye Birdie, and created works at Yale Repertory, Baltimore Center Stage, South Coast Repertory, and the Mark Taper Forum.

Susan’s film credits include 13 Going on 30Gotta Kick It Up for the Disney Channel, and many award-winning independent films such as: Meet Market (Sarasota Film Festival), Death and Texas (Seattle Film Festival and Slamdance Film Festival), The Almost Guys (HBO Comedy Festival), The Disappearing Girl TrickFalling. In LoveExtreme Close Up, and Man of the Century (Audience Award, Slamdance).

In animation, Egan gave voice to the sultry ‘Meg’ in Disney’s Hercules, sang ‘Angel’ in Lady and the Tramp II, and translated two Japanese blockbusters into English for director Hayao Miyazaki: ‘Gina’ in Porco Rosso, and ‘Lin’ in Spirited Away, which won an Academy Award for Best Animated Feature. She spent 6 years as the voice of ‘Belle’ for myriad Disney Princess CDs and toys, and most recently voiced the character of ‘Ginny’ in Achmed Saves America, starring comic Jeff Dunham, and currently recurs as ‘Rose Quartz’ on Cartoon Network’s Steven Universe.

On television, Egan spent two seasons on the WB’s Nikki, and has guest-starred on HOUSE, NUMB3RS, NYPD Blue, Arliss, Party of Five, Drew Carey, Almost Perfect, Partners, All My Children, Loving, PBS Great Performances, and several pilots, movies of the week and specials for ABC, CBS, and the Disney Channel.

As a solo artist, Susan has taken her critically-acclaimed, concert to over 400 cities coast to coast and on the high seas with the Disney Cruise Line.  She has also headlined with many world-renowned symphonies, including the National Symphony Orchestra, Hong Kong Symphony, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Chicago Symphony, Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, Cleveland Orchestra, San Francisco Symphony, Seattle Symphony, the Philly Pops, and more than 40 others. She has taken the concert stage at Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center and the Hollywood Bowl just to name a few.

Susan has over 40 recording credits from Broadway cast albums to film soundtracks, including her seven solo CDs: All That and More, So Far, Winter Tracks, CoffeeHouse (Best Vocalist 2004 – TalkingBroadway.com), Susan Egan LIVE, The Secret of Happiness, and her 2015 release Softly.

Egan has also been “taking stage” in the educational arena, presenting master classes at universities and conservatories across the US, Europe and South America: USC, Pepperdine, University of Miami, Pacific Conservatory of Performing Arts, Elon University, Escola de Teatre Musical  (Barcelona), Compac Gran Via (Madrid), Teatro Astral (Buenos Aires), Circle In the Square Acting Program, Texas Christian University, CSU Fullerton, Whittier College and countless others. She has been on faculty at UCLA (her alma mater) for their Summer Conservatory program, the Young Americans College of Performing Arts, and Cal Poly Pomona.  In 2002-3 she dedicated a year away from performing to assume the role of Interim Artistic Director of the Orange County School of the Arts, named one of the top high schools in the country by both Newsweek and US News & World Report.  Susan has also presented her hybrid education/performance program called On Stage with Susan, which combines her master class with a concert performance alongside the students!

Susan makes her home in Southern California with her husband, Robert, and daughters, Nina and Isla.  She is an obsessive veggie gardener and leader for two Girl Scout troops.

Find Susan online: visit www.SusanEgan.net, follow @IAmSusanEgan, “like” Facebook.com/OfficialSusanEgan, read www.SusanTypes.com, and view YouTube.com/SusanEgan!

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