As a professional singer and actress, Patty’s extensive Broadway credits include the recent revival of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying starring Daniel Radcliffe and John Laroquette. She has been a member of six original Broadway companies that include the critically acclaimed Ragtime with Brian Stokes Mitchell and Audra McDonald, Curtains starring David Hyde Pierce, The Woman in White, Bye, Bye Birdie with John Stamos and the Tony Award winning Musical Revivals of La Cage aux Follesand Kiss Me, Kate. Throughout her career, she has joined the companies of Toronto, Broadway and The Music Box Tour of The Phantom of the Opera having performed the roles of both Christine and Carlotta. She has toured the United States and Canada in the productions of Kiss Me, Kate, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Music of the Night and Cats (Jellylorum/Griddlebone).
Carnegie Hall appearances have included the NY premiere of the controversial hit opera Jerry Springer, the Opera starring Harvey Keitel, South Pacific (PBS) with Reba McEntire and Alec Baldwin, Show Boat with Nathan Gunn and The Sound of Music with the esteemed Stephanie Blyth. She performed in Gershwin’s Of Thee I Sing, the Kern/Hammerstein operetta Music in the Air at City Center ENCORES! and Candide (PBS) with the New York Philharmonic at Avery Fisher Hall starring Kristin Chenoweth and Sir Thomas Allen.
As a concert soloist, she has sung with numerous Symphony Orchestras across the US and Canada. Regional credits have earned her rave reviews as Anna in The King and I (opposite Lou Diamond Phillips), Meg in Damn Yankees and Mother Abbess in The Sound of Music. Her soprano voice can be heard on the original cast recordings of Kiss Me, Kate, Ragtime, Curtains and South Pacific at Carnegie Hall. She recorded Songs of Love and Life, for voice and wind ensemble by Frank Ticheli with the University of North Texas Wind Ensemble with Eugene Migliaro-Corporon conducting.
She holds a Master of Music degree in Vocal Performance from the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, MA, a Bachelor of Music Education degree from the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley, CO and is a distinguished alum from Casper College in Casper, WY.
Patty is proud to call Fort Collins, CO her home now with her husband, Dan. She is currently on the faculty in the School of Music, Theatre and Dance at Colorado State University.