Hailing from Miami, Florida, Electro-Pop/Dubstep vocalist and songwriter Annelise Collette began her career at a very early age. She graduated from the prestigious New World School of the Arts/University of Florida, where she majored in Musical Theater and is a National Foundation for the Advancement of the Arts Pop Vocal alumni. Annelise has penned dozens of songs and has had placements in several indie films and recently made a deal with MTV,VH1 and LOGO TV for several songs. She has self-released several iTunes and is working on her album, OUT OF THIS WORLD. Most recently, her music has been featured on Dance Moms, Jersey Shore, Mobwives, and Telemundo's novella Corozon Valiente.
Look for Annelise in the book HOTTEST NEW ARTIST scheduled to be released in June 2013!
Annelise Collette's Biography
Hailing from Miami, Florida, Pop/R&B vocalist actress, dancer and songwriter Annelise Collette began her career at a very early age. Annelise has been privileged with a musical upbringing, captivating audiences on stage by age three, Annelise became involved with the studies of music, dance, acting, and modeling. She trains with New York vocal coach Aaron Hagan, and graduated from the prestigious New World School of the Arts/University of Florida, where she majored in Musical Theater.
Annelise's vocal performance background includes both classical and contemporary pop genres. At age ten, she joined the professional Florida touring company The Songs of Broadway. Audiences have seen Annelise on high-profile stages throughout Florida including Guzman Theater of the Performing Arts (Miami,) Actor's Playhouse (Coral Gables,) Jackie Gleason Theater (Miami Beach,) Colony Theater (Miami Beach), Broward Center for the Arts (Ft. Lauderdale) and Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center (Tampa) to name a few.
Annelise has held lead roles in Anything Goes, Carousel, Hello,Dolly!, West Side Story, Fiddler on the Roof, The Sound of Music, and more. She's contributed time as both a Stage Manager and Assistant Stage Manager, and has appeared on MTV's Say What Karaoke.
Annelise was invited to represent the United States in the Crystal Note 2002 International Vocal Festival in St. Petersburg, Russia. The National Foundation for the Advancement of the Arts rated her within the country's top five percent of up and coming talent in the Pop Vocal category. MTV Soundtrack rated her as the #1 artist in the FOLK/BLUES category and #2 Pop artist on its site before closing in July 2009 ranking #33 among the 31,000 plus artists in its community.
Being rooted in Musical Theater has its advantages. Annelise employs dramatic applications to enhance her performance with a unique Retro/ Pop/ Doo Wop sound. A strong vocalist with a brazen image and unflappable drive, Annelise carries herself with confidence, exuding her comfort on stage with her foundation of technical singing.
In addition to her artistic aspirations, Annelise donates her time and talent performing for local elementary schools, charities, and non-profit organizations. She also engages in fundraising efforts for Variety Club International, Autism, and seizure disorder research and awareness.
Annelise is proud member of ASCAP.