Casting Coup ~ Passions Lands Brandi Burkhardt

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Accomplished vocalist and former Miss New York, Brandi Burkhardt has been cast in the contract role of Siren, a blonde, ethereal beauty whose first encounter with Miguel (Adrian Bellani) takes his breath away. 

A native of Baltimore, Maryland, Burkhardt was born to sing, and focused on her musical gift while attending the University of Maryland School of Music and the Tisch School for the Arts at New York University. 

After winning the Talent Award in the 2000 Miss America Pageant, Burkhardt appeared in numerous regional theatre productions as the female lead in such classic American Musical Theatre productions as “Oklahoma!,” “Bye Bye Birdie” and “The Sound of Music.”   She recently performed in the First National Tour of Frank Wildhorn’s “Jekyll & Hyde-In Concert,” and “The Music of Frank Wildhorn.”  Burkhardt will be featured in the original cast recording of “Jekyll & Hyde-Resurrection” scheduled for release in April.  Her television credits include NBC’s “Homicide: Life on the Streets” and Lifetime TV’s “Earth Angels.”

Born on June 25th, Burkhardt enjoys traveling, great food, playing the piano and guitar, and songwriting.  She spends her time between Los Angeles and New York City.  PASSIONS is her first series role. 

Burkhardt’s first airdate as Siren was April 21st.

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