Carmen Maria Mitchell
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Carmen Maria Mitchell (she/her) is a Latina performing artist & producer. Carmen works as a professional singer, actor and figure skater in both NYC & CA. Best known for originating the role of the “Live Host” on the National Tour of Disney on Ice.
Carmen Maria Mitchell is a Latina performing artist who's pronouns are she/her/hers.
Carmen grew up as a competitive figure skater and ballet dancer. She now works as a professional singer and actor in both New York and California. Her body of artistic work includes many leading roles in musicals, plays, commercials and professional ice skating shows. She is best known for originating the role of the “Live Host” on the National Tour of Disney on Ice.
Some of her favorite roles include: Louise in Gypsy, Christine Daae in Phantom of the Opera, Maria in West Side Story, Fantine in Les Misérables, Lady of the Lake in Spamalot, Juliet in Romeo & Juliet, Viola in Illyria, Aida in the musical Aida, and Brooke Windham in Legally Blonde The Musical.
During her competitive ice skating career, Carmen became a US Figure Skating double gold medalist and was the Artistic National winner. She also won several artistic awards including "Most Artistic Freeskate" at Showcase competitions in the Bay Area. Carmen danced as a soloist with the San Francisco Academy of Ballet and Santa Rosa Dance Theater.
She attended a performing arts high school, then went on to study Performing Arts and Social Justice at the University of San Francisco and Santa Rosa Junior College. Carmen has also attended many workshops, masterclasses, and acting intensive programs at the City Academy in London, American Conservatory Theater (ACT) Studio, Berkeley Repertory Theater and Shakespeare and Company
Carmen is the Founder and Executive Director of the 501c3 non-profit Redwood Theatre Company: featuring world-class artists in touring shows throughout the community, and Redwood Ice Theatre: producing spectacular figure skating shows and working in partnership with the famous Snoopy’s Home Ice rink.
She is the Co-Founder of FTA Productions (For The Art): woking alongside bold brands, artists to create cutting edge media content. She is also the director of the FTA Social Justice Art Series: creating social awareness and community connections through art.
Carmen has a passion for social justice work. She and her mother, Adele Davalos Mitchell, are the Co-Founders of SOL Community Arts: providing art outreach programs to marginalized youth of color to create positive social change. Carmen’s companies also offer Full-Inclusion opportunities for artists with developmental disabilities.