Zipporah C. Peddle



Department

Theatre and Dance

Role: Faculty
Campus: Springfield

Postal mail

Missouri State University
Theatre and Dance
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897

Biography

Zipporah Peddle is a versatile singer and teacher whose dynamic career has taken her throughout the world. She spent six years as lead vocalist in Cirque du Soleil's top selling production show, "O". Additionally, she has performed in numerous musicals, concerts, cabarets, and recitals, at venues throughout Canada and the U.S. Favorite roles include Kate in Kiss Me Kate (Nevada Conservatory Theater) and Tiffany in I Was Looking at the Ceiling, and Then I Saw the Sky (Long Beach Opera). Zipporah toured internationally with the Nathaniel Dett Chorale and has worked as a production vocalist and guest entertainer for various cruise lines. She most recently appeared in the world premiere of La Sorgente, a collection of art songs for soloists and orchestra, at the Ford Theatre in Los Angeles.

Ms. Peddle has maintained private voice studios in Las Vegas and Los Angeles. The singers she works with have performed on Broadway, in national tours, in the West End, with Disney and Cirque du Soleil, as back-up vocalists for major recording artists, and in musical theater productions throughout North America.


Details

Education

  • MM, Vocal Performance, University of Nevada – Las Vegas
  • BM, Memorial University of Newfoundland
  • Musical Theater Program, Sheridan College
  • Level I, II, and III, CCM Vocal Pedagogy Institute, Shenandoah University
  • Level I, Lovetri Institute for Somatic Voicework, Baldwin Wallace University

Professional experience

Zipporah Peddle is a versatile singer and teacher whose dynamic career has taken her throughout the world. She spent six years as lead vocalist in Cirque du Soleil's top selling production show, "O”. Additionally, she has performed in numerous musicals, concerts, cabarets, and recitals, at venues throughout Canada and the U.S. Favorite roles include Kate in Kiss Me Kate (Nevada Conservatory Theater) and Tiffany in I Was Looking at the Ceiling, and Then I Saw the Sky (Long Beach Opera).

Zipporah toured internationally with the Nathaniel Dett Chorale and has worked as a production vocalist and guest entertainer for various cruise lines. She most recently appeared in the world premiere of La Sorgente, a collection of art songs for soloists and orchestra, at the Ford Theatre in Los Angeles.

Ms. Peddle has maintained private voice studios in Las Vegas and Los Angeles. The singers she works with have performed on Broadway, in national tours, in the West End, with Disney and Cirque du Soleil, as back-up vocalists for major recording artists, and in musical theater productions throughout North America.

Professional affiliations

  • Canadian Actors Equity Association
  • National Association of Teachers of Singing
  • The Voice Foundation

Speaking engagements

  • NATS LA Fall Symposium, 2018: "How To Get To Broadway: The Prepared Singer"
  • NATS National Symposium, 2018: "Las Vegas Behind the Scenes"
  • Voice Foundation, Southern California Chapter, 2017: :Singers, Actors, and Entertainment Directors from Theme Parks, Cruise Ships, and other Specialty Venues: A Panel Discussion About Vocal Demands and Working Conditions"
  • Pan American Vocology Association Conference, 2016: "The Professional Las Vegas Singing Performer: An Assessment of Performance Activity, Environmental Influences, and Vocal Demands:, with Dr. Tod Fitzpatrick