Quick facts about Molly.
Molly Mahoney is a vocal performance/creative career coach, speaker, vocalist, and owner of The Prepared Performer. She loves sharing all that she learned as a performer in NYC, on Cruise Ships and in Las Vegas in order to help her students and clients attack their goals with clarity, confidence and joy. When not sharing her passion for creating she loves cuddling her 3 and 1 year old boys and singing with her bass playing husband www.JazzinOrangeCounty.com
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Molly Mahoney, a proud member of the Actors Equity Association, earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre and Dance Performance from Chapman University. She has spent the past 10 years performing in regional theaters across the country, NYC jazz clubs, aboard cruise ships and in Las Vegas at The Rio Hotel and Casino. She has a full length CD of original music entitled “Get What You’re After.” And, you can also spot her in the swing dancing in the dance marathon episode of the Gilmore Girls, “They Shoot Gilmores, Don’t They,” which was directed by Kenny Ortega. While performing with National Tour of “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang,” she decided to take a break from performing and focus on raising a family. She married to her favorite bass player Mr. John Dominguez, and they now have two boys who keep her on her toes with a smile on her face.
While working as a professional performer, Molly has been lucky enough to study with legends Henry Le Tang, Frankie Manning, and Fayard Nicholas of the Nicholas Brothers and her favorite tap gurus Ray Hesselink and Brandee Lara. She has studied voice with Andrew Byrne, and Joann Zajac, acting with John Ruocco and Joan Rosenfels, and Alexander Technique with Chloe Wing.
After working consistently as a performer out of NYC for several years, Molly is happy to have relocated back to the West Coast where she now lives in a funky Eichler Atomic Ranch Home with her 2 boys and her bass playing husband. She loves running her own studio, The Prepared Performer and hosting The Ghost Light Vocal Jam, a monthly Broadway Inspired Open Mic Night at The Chance Theater. Molly believes learning to dance, act, and sing as a child has enriched her life in ways she could have never imagined and loves sharing her enthusiasm with everyone she meets.