Stage Presence Associate Vocal Coach
Marilyn is thrilled to be joining Stage Presence! Marilyn West holds a BA in Music with an emphasis in Vocal Performance, as well as a minor in Theatre. She has a dozen years of voice lessons, most prominently with Karen Young, MA, and more than 15 years of choral singing under her belt.
A California transplant, Marilyn currently works with Children's Musical Theatre San Jose as a Camp Instructor and Studio Class Instructor, as well as a Vocal Director. She also works through Starting Arts in San Jose, CA as a General Music Instructor and serves as Vocal Director for numerous after-school musicals. Marilyn loves to work behind the scenes as well. In 2016, Marilyn joined AEA with an Equity Candidate Membership and served as a Production Assistant for the Sacramento Theatre Company. While in Sacramento, Marilyn practiced her skills by singing in multiple choirs. Marilyn continues to have a passion for singing and acting.
Some favorite past rolls include Dot in Sunday in the Park with George and Illse in Spring Awakening. Marilyn strongly believes that the arts are vital to everyone.