Actress / Singer
Toronto based actress and singer who was born in Calgary, Alberta and raised in Kitchener, Ontario. AJ caught the musical theatre bug when she was 3 years old when her parents introduced her to the music of Les Miserables. She named her first cat Cozette a few weeks later and that was that.
AJ attended the Enriched Arts Progam at Eastwood Collegiated Institute as a Vocal, Drama and Visual Arts Major with a Dance Minor. After years of performing in school musicals and community theatre productions in the area she started working professionally at the age of 16. She made her Stratford debut at the age of 17, graduated highschool and was accepted into her dream school, the Musical Theatre Program at Sheridan College.
2012, Ready to attend and continue to follow her dream, AJ auditioned for CBC’s Over The Rainbow to cast the new Dorothy in Andrew Llyod Webber’s production of The WIzard of Oz. Unfortunately AJ had to put the Sheridan dream on hold and ended up placing 3rd on the program.
Ever since, AJ has been working as a professional actress in the world of Musical Theatre and living her dream one part, show, adventure at a time. Some of AJ’s credits include playing Peter Pan in Drayton Entertainment’s Peter Pan: The Panto, Dorothy is Drayton’s The Wizard of Oz, Sleeping Beauty in Ross Petty’s Sleeping Beauty and many more. She is most well known for her Dora Award nominated performance as Lauren in Mirvish’s Kinky Boots!