"The function of music is to release us from the tyranny of conscious thought."
Lonna Marie is a Musical Theatre actress & singer/songwriter from Hollywood Florida. She attended New World School of the arts for Musical Theatre and has been performing in
New York City since 2005.
Her professional theatre credits include the first national tour of BKLYN The Musical starring Melba Moore and Diana Degarmo and both High School Musicals 1 & 2 performed in Fort Worth, TX and Beverly, MA.
At the end of 2009 she won her first songwriting competition, which won her a paid trip down to Nashville to record her winning song "Nothing Little About Her" at the highly acclaimed
Dark Horse Studios. There she worked under the guidance of Albert Lopez, the contest holder and professional songwriter, as well as Jordan Fann of Plaid Star Records. Also at the end of 2009, she was chosen to participate at the Miami Music Festival where she performed her music at the Transit Lounge in downtown Miami.
Also in 2009, she founded the live music event called the Underground Artists Live, which is based in NYC. UGA Live is a compilation of new and emerging artists from all over the city that come together on a monthly basis to showcase their talents
and original music.
Her latest project is recording her first album of original music down in South Florida at the Zimma Entertainment Studios with the multi talented reggae Producer, Zemroy Lewis.