April Woodall is an immensely talented actress and vocalist whose background is in opera. She currently performs in New York City and in both regional musical theatre and a variety of plays. She is the recipient of an “Outstanding Lead Actress in a Play” award from the Midtown International Theatre Festival in New York, and has been nominated for the “Best Supporting Actress in a Musical” for the 2011 Carbonell Awards in Florida. Ms. Woodall has performed Mimi in La Boheme; Lisette in La Rondine; and Mistress Ford in Falstaff. She has appeared in such Indie film features as “Diamond Eyes, “Flowers,” and “Debbie’s Firefly Shoes” and on the BIO Channel in “The Joan Collins Story.” In May, Ms. Woodall will be bringing her acclaimed musical comedy, Souvenir: a fantasia on the life of Florence Foster Jenkins, to the Center City Theater Works at the Adrienne Theater in Philadelphia.
Critics have pronounced her “hilarious,” her interpretation and impersonation “definitive,” and that “her striking visage, broad animated body movement…convey, not only the extremities of the human voice, but more importantly, the dedication to her “art”(the Syracuse Post Standard). April trained at the Curtis Institute of Music with Todd Duncan and Boris Goldovsky.