Jackrabbit and Charliehorse!!!
Guys, Gals and Kiddos ~
Mama Bird is bursting with pride for her superstar playmakers
and their new song, just released on CDBaby!
Kimbirdlee is a performing and visual artist who founded a new toddler drama class in NYC. This is the theme song, adapted for the PLAYMAKERS class. It is a fun sing-a-long for kids to learn, dance and perform! The song features Jackrabbit (4 yrs old) and Charliehorse (2 yrs old).
Kimbirdlee embraces the opportunity to develop and promote arts education and share her love for the arts with children, including her own. In 2014, she founded “Superstars”, a preschool drama class, in which she created original music, stories, art and choreography. She brought this class to MSTDA in 2016 as the new “Playmakers”class! It is her mission to encourage everyone to follow their dreams and she strives to instill her belief that everyone is an inspired creative being, starting with the very youngest. About the artist: Kimbirdlee Fadner is a versatile vocalist known for her beautiful tone and incredible range that's topped off with blazing high notes. She is also an actress and dancer who has performed in a diverse range of shows and performances, including "The King & I", "Carnival", "The Sound of Music", "The Tempest", "Cinderella: Enchanted", "Narnia", "Seussical the Musical", "Working", and numerous appearances in NYC's Sardi's, 54 Below, NYU, Marin Shakes, Berkeley Playhouse and National Asian Artists Project. The Fadner family successfully launched their new theatre company, Common Man Musicals, on Roosevelt Island with MSTDA in Manhattan. She frequently participates in the development of new works for musical theatre. Kimbirdlee also performs and records original music and standards with the band Delamuse (Matt Miller - songwriter/arranger/musician). They have released 2 CDs: "Let it Rain" and "Foolish Heart". Kimbirdlee earned her degree in Vocal Performance and Dance from Mills College (Oakland, CA) and trained at the American Conservatory of Theatre (SF, CA). She is a proud member of the Equity Membership Candidate Program and has received awards and accolades of excellence including a Bay Area Theater Critics Circle Award and a PBS feature. Kimbirdlee is the Artist-in-Residnce with PECB (a Big Concert Band based in Wisconsin) and appears on their CD, "The 40s: A Sentimental Journey", which has been presented to Wisconsin veterans through the Honor Flight program. Her dad, Dr. Bob plays and sings in PECB too. Every year she tours the midwest, performing Pops-style concerts with this popular and highly re-known band.