No Stranger to the Stage
A self- admitted “Cassie” (remember A Chorus Line?) Brandi Michelle Dolendo is known most for her abilities in demanding leading roles, stand-out immersive theater, and one-woman productions, with performing credits in over 15 countries across the Globe. Theatrical credits include “Magenta” in Rocky Horror Picture Show (USA), “Flo Manero” in Saturday Night Fever (Royal Caribbean Productions). “Wicked Stepmother” in Cinderella (Theatre Royal Wakefield, UK), “Audrey” in Little Shop of Horrors (USA), “Frenchy” in Grease (USA), “Flo Manfred” in the World Premiere of Meat Street: The Musical (USA), “Reno Sweeney” in Anything Goes (USA), “Sonja” in Godspell (Germany), “Maria” in Watermensen (Netherlands) and received special recognition for her acting in The Vagina Monologues (USA). She was seen in shows at Universal Studios Orlando and Universal Studios Japan, and for Walt Disney World as Dolly Drew in the Hoop Dee Doo Revue, Vocalist in Tarzan Rocks and acapella group American Vybe, Winifred Sanderson in the Hocus Pocus Villain Spelltacular, and most recently opening a new show as a vocalist in Hollywood Nights.
She had the privilege of opening the brand new cruise line Virgin Voyage’s Scarlett Lady in the one-woman show Never Sleep Alone, playing “Dr. Ava,” a sex therapist with the World’s most fun and interactive TED Talk. In 2008, Brandi was crowned the winner of the Dutch tv show POPSTARS comparable to American Idol- where she scored a #1 radio hit and signed with record label Warner Music. She recorded her first solo album and headlined European festivals such as Stockholm, Antwerpen and Amsterdam Pride, Ride for the Roses, Tour De France and was featured on Hollands Got Talent and X-Factor United Kingdom, and was the opening act for Rick Astley, Marc Almond, Paul Young, & T’Pau at the 1980’s themed concert A Night to Remember. Brandi spent the next 10 years headlining on various cruise lines and theaters in mainland Europe, the United Kingdom, and at various resorts and five star hotels in the Caribbean with two vocal shows, rock opera show Crossing the Classics: From Bowie to Bocelli & Prince to Pavarotti, and Turn Back Time: A Solo Journey.
Currently, Brandi is performing all over the Central Florida area, and is celebrating her recent marriage to the love of her life, Troy Dolendo!