Rita is so excited to be performing in her first TDJ show!! Rita is a three-time SALT Award Nominee, and she received the 2013 SALT Peoples Choice Award for Actress of the Year. Credits include over 50 theatrical productions, solo performances with the SSO and SSO Pops Chorus, Symphoria, The Syracuse Chorale, and the 2nd Season of DWTS in Syracuse. Rita has taught vocal instruction and vocal performance along with other area rock professionals at the Inaugural Redhouse "Rock Camp” in Syracuse, NY. Rita can be seen performing in the Prince MTV/VH-1 video "The Most Beautiful Girl in the World". Rita is a graduate of SUNY Empire College, Syracuse University, and Western New Mexico University. Rita is a dually degreed Clinical Marriage/Family Therapist, and a Social Work Clinical Practitioner. Special thanks to Tammy, Moe, Cast, and Crew!!!! "Merci Mille Fois! xo"