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  1. Performing since she was five, Courtney Mazza has been studying her craft...acting, singing and dancing, from age four through college, with aspirations to be "On Broadway". Born in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, her journey began with performances in numerous community and regional theaters, such as the Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera (CLO). She did numerous print ads, commercials and musical revues in the Pittsburgh area, earning her AFTRA membership, and in New York City, where she spent one summer......  Read Full Bio »

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  1. Performing since she was five, Courtney Mazza has been studying her craft...acting, singing and dancing, from age four through college, with aspirations to be "On Broadway". Born in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, her journey began with performances in numerous community and regional theaters, such as the Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera (CLO). She did numerous print ads, commercials and musical revues in the Pittsburgh area, earning her AFTRA membership, and in New York City, where she spent one summer auditioning and working. She was six years old at the time. Next, came the Pittsburgh CLO Mini-Stars, a children's performing group, which she was a part of for ten years. In middle school, Courtney was involved in two separate projects, teaching kids about self esteem and illiteracy, through music. At this time, she was also a guest soloist for the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, headed by Marvin Hamlisch. During her time at the Pittsburgh High School for the Creative and Performing Arts, (CAPA), Courtney was involved in the high school musicals, landing the lead role in three. She achieved recognition for these with three nominations, and two wins for best actress, as a freshman and senior, winning Gene Kelly Awards, created to honor excellence in Musical Theater and named after Pittsburgh's own, Gene Kelly.

    When she was just 18, Courtney earned her Equity card by performing in the ensemble for five summers and in a lead role in "Fiddler on the Roof" at the Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera.(CLO) At age twenty, while attending the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, she auditioned and was selected from thousands of applicants to be a member of a four-person girl group, "Audrey Blue". This event was sponsored by YM magazine. After a YM photo shoot and with a recording completed, "Audrey Blue" was to debut the original song "Stay" to the world, on the afternoon of September 11, 2001. This, of course, never happened.

    Shortly after, came an offer to do a Broadway Revue in Atlantic City at Caesar's Palace, where she worked for three months performing nightly. Then came the move to New York City and closer to her dream. Upon arriving there, Courtney's first audition landed her a spot in the Britney Spear's video, "Me Against the Music". Soon after, came the Broadway national tour of "Thoroughly Modern Millie", taking her to many cities across the country for one year. Next, was the Broadway preview of "Princesses" making its debut in Seattle. Then came Broadway workshops of "Pure Country", and "Construction". After this work, Courtney landed a job in the revival of "A Chorus Line" for a year. She left that to become part of the original cast for the stage version of "Cry Baby the Musical" by John Waters, in its pre-Broadway preview at the La Hoya Playhouse, San Diego, and in it's Broadway premier. She was involved with this project for a little over a year. When "Cry Baby closed, Courtney was asked to rejoin the cast of "A Chorus Line" until it's closing performance. Finally, her Broadway run also included Disney's smash hit, " The Little Mermaid", with an appearance in Macys' Thanksgiving Day Parade to complete her Broadway dream.

    Before her move to LA, about a year ago, Courtney made an appearance on the CBS soap "As the World Turns". In LA she has been working recently, as a correspondent for "Top Rank Boxing", conducting pre-fight interviews for the HBO network.

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