Kimbirdlee Fadner (NY, NY) is a versatile vocalist known for her beautiful tone and incredible range that's topped off with blazing high notes. As a singing actress with operatic and theatrical technical training, she frequently performs musical theater, classical music and new works by composers and writers in NYC. She is the Executive Director of Common Man Musicals and the Assistant Executive Director of Main Street Theatre & Dance Alliance in NYC. Kimbirdlee and Jonathan Fadner received a Queens Council on the Arts 2018 Grant for their original musical, "The Monkey King", which Kimbirdlee played the lead role in. She also starred as John Adams in "1776" in an off-broadway production in March, 2018 and played Florinda in NAAP/Prospect Theatre's "Into the Woods" at the TimesCenter in NYC.
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. She is also a visual artist and shows her work throughout the nation.
Kimbirdlee is the Artist-in-Residence with PECB 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. She is so blessed to call PECB her family and her midwest musical home!