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Performer BioS


ROBBY BLACK - A native of Corpus Christi, TX, Robby established himself as an accomplished choral singer at the high school level — earning multiple All-State Choir selections. At 16, he fell in love with barbershop quartet music and has been performing in quartets and choruses across the USA ever since. After graduating from Texas A&M in 2014, Robby moved to Houston. There, he helped found Space City Sound — an internationally competitive barbershop chorus — where he served in musical leadership for seven years. Robby’s love of musical theater grew from his barbershop training  and since Broadway’s re-opening in September 2021 Robby has continued to draw inspiration in his own performances from immersing himself in musical theatre both in NYC and locally. Robby is one fourth of the Houston based barbershop quartet, Panda Ring. You can also see Robby as Paul in Playhouse 1960's upcoming production of Company.

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ERIN CLARK - Erin is so excited and grateful to be a part of Houston Musical Theater Company, being a recent transplant to Houston. Erin graduated Magna Cum Laude with a B.F.A in Musical Theater from Cal State University, Fullerton. She has performed at regional theaters throughout California and spent a year and a half traveling the world as the lead production singer for Holland America Cruise Line. Some favorite venues include the Hollywood Bowl, the Honda Center, and the Queen Mary. Erin was recently seen as Miss Hannigan in Annie at Playhouse 1960. She also directs and choreographs for children's theater productions. 

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DANIEL LOPEZ - Originally from Tucson, Arizona where is received a BFA from the University of Arizona. , Daniel is a new transplant to Texas. In Houston, he has been seen in the new work reading of Body of Christie at Stages Theatre's "Sin Muros: A Borderless Teatro Festival" and Stagework Theatre's Curtains Up! Cabaret. Regional Credits: The Addams Family, Forever Plaid, Oklahoma!, Native Gardens, The Merchant of Venice and Evita. Daniel was seen onstage this summer in Main Street Theater's production of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and will be taking on the role of the Prince in their upcoming production of Cinderella. @DanielJames9619


DREW PRINCE - Drew is the Interim Director and voice specialist for Space City Sound, a local barbershop chorus, and is also a district champion Barbershop Quartet Lead. He has been involved in music and theatre since a very young age and continues to perform as well as maintain a private vocal studio in the Houston area. Drew holds a Bachelor of Arts in Musical Theatre from Sam Houston State University and a Master of Music in Vocal Performance from New York University. 

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SARAH WATSON - Originally from New England, Sarah is a Houston-based singer/actress and has been seen on stages both nationally and internationally. Sarah holds a MM in Opera Performance (Longy School of Music) and currently teaches on the voice faculty of San Jacinto College. Career Highlights including: OPERA: Madame Mette (Hans Christian Anderson - Indianapolis World Premiere), Constance (The Sorcerer), Barbarina (Le Nozze di Figaro), Mabel (Pirates of Penzance), Madame Heartfelt (Der Schauspieldirektor), Adele (Die Fledermaus) REGIONAL: Laurie (Oklahoma!), Mrs. Nordstrom (A Little Night Music), Woman (Yank - Boston Center for the Arts World Premiere), Mac (42nd Street), Alice (Bye, Bye Birdie), Belinda Cratchit (A Christmas Carol) CONCERT PERFORMANCES: Andrea Bocelli in concert, Houston Symphony (Legends of Zelda and Video Games Live soloist) FILM: Dreamland Murders (48 hour film festival winner; Cannes Film Festival 2016)

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NATASHA WROBLEWSKI - Natasha is a recent graduate of The University of North Texas receiving a degree in vocal performance. She’s performed numerous principle roll’s with UNT Opera/musical theatre including, Mae Jones in Kurt Weill’s (Street Scene), Oberto in Handel’s (Alcina), Emily in (If I loved you), First boy in (Die Zauberflöte), The spirit of Vixen (Cunning Little Vixen), Amantio di Nicolao in Puccini's (Gianni Schicchi), and several others. In 2018 Natasha sang with Pittsburg festival opera in the chorus of La Boheme, Strauss’s Arabella and was the featured performer in the 100 years of Bernstein review. While there she worked as the festival's main choreographer. Natasha headed the choreographic work on Wagner’s (Das Rheingold) and served as the company's principal dancer in Arabella. She has worked as a choreographer for UNT on dozens of productions. Natasha was a member and featured soloist in UNT’s A Capella choir. She also performed as the featured soprano soloist with the school’s University Singers on Ralph Vaughan Williams (Serenade to Music.) In addition to her current performing jobs, Natasha currently teaches voice in the Houston area.

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BEN CHILDRESS (Musical Director/Keyboards) - A native of New Orleans, Ben is thrilled to serve as Houston Musical Theater Company's Musical Director. After music directing the national tours of Bye, Bye, Birdie! and Altar Boyz, Ben moved to Houston where he enjoys accompanying and music directing at theaters and schools throughout the city. 

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PANDA RING - Panda Ring features the foursome of Patrick McAlexander, Zachary MacLaren, Daniel Laguros and Robby Black. Since singing together starting at the beginning of 2022, Panda has sung for the Barbershop Harmony Society's International Quartet Contest, where they competed and placed 31st in the world in 2022. In the fall of 2022, they placed 3rd in the Southwestern District (TX, OK, AR, LA and NM). and they enjoy "pandaring" to audiences of all ages.

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