Melissa Errico is an actress, a singer and a writer. She was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Actress for the Broadway musical Amour, and starred in MY FAIR LADY, HIGH SOCIETY, DRACULA, LES MISERABLES and others. She has 6 Drama Desk nominations, many of which are for her work in straight plays by George Bernard Shaw & Oscar Wilde. She has recently appeared in television guest starring arcs on Cinemax’s “The Knick” directed by Steven Soderbergh; and “Billions” on Showtime – including an unforgettable episode opposite HB’s beloved Austin Pendleton. As a singer, Melissa has made five solo studio CDs as well as toured with most of the major symphonies in America and the UK. Her solo CDs include, BLUE LIKE THAT (EMI/Capitol Records) LULLABIES & WILDFLOWERS (VMG/Universal), LEGRAND AFFAIR (Ghostlight/Sony) and WHAT ABOUT TODAY? MELISSA ERRICO LIVE AT 54 BELOW (Broadway Records; CD & DVD). She has a new solo CD of the music of Stephen Sondheim slated for November 2018 — with release concerts at The Ravinia Festival and FEINSTEIN’S/ 54 BELOW. Her connection to Sondheim’s work began when she played Dot in SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE at The Kennedy Center. Melissa has served on The National Endowment for the Arts and has published essays in THE NEW YORK TIMES and is a contributing essayist in THE PURIST, and other magazines.
Melissa is delighted to teach at HB & hopes to create a kind and exciting atmosphere to practice, learn and take risks.