In high school, she competed at the local, state and national level for singing.
She won second place in the August Wilson Monologue Competition in Portland, and competed at the National August Wilson Monologue Competition in New York. For Twentieth Century Fox’s animated feature film Anastasia, she was nominated for two Academy Awards and two Golden Globes.
International: Fun Home, Cats, Cinderella, God of Carnage. Emerson plays the cello and has performed at Carnegie Hall and the UN.
Film/TV: singing voices of Jasmine in Aladdin and Fa Mulan in Mulan, “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,” Les Miserables for PBS (10 Anniversary concerts), “Hey, Mr. Her single release “Everlasting” appeared on MTV’s Most Wanted, VH1, Top of the Pops in London, and was nominated for a Viva Award. Berg in “Rescue Me,” “Nurse Jackie” and Mercy as “Adrienne Mercer” on NBC. Other tours include South Africa at the renowned Baxter and Market Theatre as the lead in The Brother Size. Special thanks to her parents, Amelia, Carson Kolker and Zoom Management.
Starting at age six, she was involved with a local children’s choir.
While she has studied classical, jazz, opera, country, and gospel, her love has always been musical theatre.
He has also worked extensively in TV, most notably on FX and Fox’s “Anger Management.” Other TV credits include “GCB,” “Nurse Jackie,” “Royal Pains,” “Unforgettable,” “Off the Map,” “Kings,” “The Closer,” “The Forgotten,” “Bones,” “The Return of Jezebel James,” “Cashmere Mafia,” “Grey’s Anatomy,” and “NUMB3RS.” Concert work includes singing with Barbra Streisand, Chris Botti, and performances at 54 BELOW, Feinstein’s at the Regency and Joe’s Pub.Producer.” As a concert artist Lea has toured globally, performing in some of the world’s most iconic concert venues and in 2017 broke the record for the most consecutive performances at Feinstein’s/54 Below with her acclaimed show Blurred Lines, also an album. TV: “Law & Order: Criminal Intent,” and “Chappelle’s Show.” Nutrition and Fitness at Ephesians Emerson is thrilled about her Broadway debut! where she was playing the roles of Peggy Schuyler/Maria Reynolds.She was a member of the original company both at the Public Theatre and on Broadway, where she stood by for Eliza Hamilton, Angelica Schuyler and Peggy.All available now along with his debut EP entitled Power, and new single “Keep It Moving.” Also Kill the Lights (Nile Rogers and DJ Cassidy) which was featured on HBO’s “Vinyl.” Website: The Alex Twitter and Instagram @The Alex Newell.Broadway: Kim in Miss Saigon (Tony, Olivier, Drama Desk and OCC Awards), Allegiance, Les Miserables, Flower Drum Song.