Actress, Singer, Dancer

Libby G. Parker

Your delicate and defiant dame

Press

gypsy strip mink

Her performance makes you sit straight up in your seat.”

RE: Gypsy, 2017 Paso Robles Press

ACL best team player

Best Team Player.”

A Chorus Line, 2014 

Butterflies are free

“…the effervescent Parker, comes off like a pro.”

RE: Butterflies Are Free, 2015 SLO Tribune

Penny hairspray

Parker makes a likable companion to Kitchen, matching her energy and enthusiasm as the two thrill to “The Corny Collins Show.””
RE: Hairspray, 2017 Santa Maria Times

What’s New In The Theatrical Life of Libby?

Most Recent

April/May 2022:
Carousel rehearsals are underway, and it feels absolutely amazing to be doing what I love with the people who “get it.” 
Performances are May 7 & 8, get tickets HERE.

I am also gearing up to speak at Broadway Con in Manhattan, July 8-10, on “body-positive nutrition for performers.”

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March 2022:
Phew, finally a musical on the horizon! I booked Carousel with Opera SLO. We start rehearsals mid-April, and show dates are May 7 & 8, at the Cal Poly PAC.

Filmed a short for the SLO Film Festival: “Solecita”

Considering doing audiobook narration (voice acting).

October/Nov 2021:
I’m in my first musical since the pandemic started!
All Together Now at The Santa Maria Civic Theatre is a compilation of musical numbers from favorite musicals, with an original script about the past year and a half of not having theatre. 
I solo “She Used To Be Mine” from the Musical Waitress, and there are many songs you know and love (as well as a few obscure but fun songs).
​Tickets are available HERE for shows November 12-14.

I am also recording demos for a new musical by Michael Kaplan and Mark Pietri!!!

April/May 2021:
Had the lead role in a Toyota Camry Hybrid commercial that will be aired on TV and Hulu!

March 2021:
Back in my favorite MT vocal class!

Have you started following my acting/personal IG yet?
@TheBroadwayDietitian
Coming June 21, 2021 – personal blog: www.TheBroadwayDietitian.com

December 2020:
Dec 18, 8pm PST my biggest film project to-date premieres! “Christmas Couple: Unwrapped” by TFT Film will be released on YouTube. It is a spoof on a Hallmark Christmas movie, featuring myself as the lead, with co-star, Michael Estridge, and other local faces! The entire film was shot in Cambria, CA last winter. I’m so excited! Join us: https://youtu.be/xIwuVEB8FfE

You can buy DVDs HERE.

Online concert for my MT vocal class. Watch it HERE on Thursday Dec 18, 7pm PST. I am singing 2 songs: “Somone Gets Hurt” from Mean Girls, and “Dear Friend” from She Loves Me.

November 2020:
Was in a horror short film made by TFT Films titled “Don’t Freeze.” Watch it HERE.

In a “new works” class with NYC Casting Director Jamibeth Margolis and MD Andrew Wheeler. I had the pleasure to sing “The River” from the musical “Maya’s Mother,” Music/lyrics: Josh Ben-Ami & James Salem. Video HERE.

May 2020:
Self-taped another monologue (dramatic).
Started an online acting class.
​Looking forward to more film work in the future.

April 2020:
Quarantine
Self-taped some new monologues 1 & 2

Meet Cute” got it’s first laurels at the SLO Film Festival.
​Music video “Fate of Fire” released!
Commercial my baby and I were in for Allpeople.co, and another commercial for the Jewelry store.

January / February 2020:
Cast, and filmed, as the lead (Noel) in a short film “Unwrapped” to be shown at an upcoming film festival.

Went out to Broadway con at the end of January to promote body positivity/inclusivity in the arts, with my business, Not Your Average Nutritionist.

More one-day film shoots, one for a student film, and some local commercials (allpeople.co & Anastasia’s Fine Jewelry).

November/ December 2019:
Coming soon… my official acting reel! With clips from films and music videos I’ve been in, and another reel for theatre. For now – look at the videos on ​the next page of this site!

Cast as co-lead in a short film “Meet Cute” (Siafu Productions) shooting locally, to be screened at the 2020 SLO Fim Festival!

October 2019:
South Pacific with Opera SLO October 12 & 13 at Cal  Poly’s PAC, I am Ensign Connie Walewaska. 

Auditioning for Broadway, again!!! Check out (and give a thumbs up for) my audition video, for “Roxie Heart” in Chicago!

J​uly 2019:
Heading into tech for “Little Women,” we open August 2nd! This cast is phenomenal, you won’t want to miss it!

Up next: “South Pacific” with Opera SLO (ensemble) October 12 & 13 at Cal Poly’s PAC. This will be with a live orchestra!!!!

June 2019:
Wrapped a film shoot for the music video, The Fate of Fire, by the local group “The Taproots.” So much fun! Watch for the video on my website once it is live.

Currently in rehearsal for “Little Women” 
You can get tickets HERE.

April 2019:
I just accepted the role of “Beth” in “Little Women” the musical, which will take place in August at Wine Country Theatre in Paso Robles!

Recently I directed my first 1-act play, Dearly Beloved, and loved this new foray into theatre as a director!

I also choreographed (not a new thing, but it’s been a while) “Skid Row” for the Musical Theatre vocal class taught by Chad Ruyle. It was really fun to work with 14 singers, stairs, and lots of moving parts! I’ve been asked back to choreograph for future semesters 🙂

January 2019:
Happy New Year!
I just got back from my first Broadway audition (for Mean Girls)!!! Thank you Telsey + Company for allowing me to share my 1-minute, 1-woman show in the audition room!

A week later I auditioned for Telsey + Co again in LA for Wicked. Pretty sure that one was not so good. But still a great experience! I’m looking forward to more professional auditions. Boadway, here I come!

I’m also auditioning for local theatre, and looking forward to the year ahead!

November/December 2018:
Upcoming film shoots for a Visit SLO Cal tourism video, and Cal Poly student film “Sammy” in late Nov/early Dec. 

Finishing up the Vocal Technique class taught by Chad Ruyle with 2 concerts in December. I am singing “How Did We Come To This” from Wild Party, and “Take Me or Leave Me” from Rent (I’m singing Maureen’s part). I also will be teaching a short segment about audition technique at the concerts, and did staging for the group number. 

September/October 2018:
Rehearsing for the revival of “Danny Come Home”!!!
Shows are October 19 & 20th at 7pm in SLO. 

July 2018:
Current comfortable vocal range G3 to C6.
Finished “Anything Goes” then off to a Broadway intensive in NYC!!!

The intensive was amazing! I learned from real broadway professionals (working actors and managers/CDs/music directors/voice coaches/dance captains…). Check out my updated resume on the “performing resume” tab above. ​

May/June 2018:
In Rehearsal for Anything Goes as the Angel “Virtue.” I am loving how much tap I get to perform in this show! 

Other work is winding-down for the summer and I am dreaming of my next trip to NYC where I will be in a Broadway Intensive with “Werk Broadway” learning Waitress from the pros!

June 30th I will be singing at Kelrick’s benefit luncheon “Broadway: A Tribute.”

Accepted the reprising my role of “Helen” in the revival of “Danny Come Home” musical this fall. Stay tuned for details. 

March/April 2018:
Rehearsing for a vocal trio “42nd St. Serenade” (songs from 6 musicals) to perform in a paid gig on April 7th, at 7pm. This performance will be open to the public (suggested donation $20). 
Unitarian Universalist church: 2201 Lawton Ave, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

Also, rehearsing for my musical theatre class performance that will happen Friday April 20th, 7pm. Open to the public (free). 
Cuesta College Performance Hall: Cuesta Associated Student Center 5401 (next to cafeteria)

Accepted roles in summer musicals, “Anything Goes” and “Pinkalicious.” Details to come.

February 2018: 
I got to be a background dancer in a Todrick Hall music video (Dem Beats)!!!! That was so fun! Watch it HERE
Continuing to dance, and starting a musical theatre vocal class. 

Accepted as the mezzo-soprano in a musical-theatre trio I auditioned for!

January 2018:
Attended a musical improv intensive (with Aaron Metchik and David Garner) this month, learning how to improvise a musical! (Never thought I would do that). It was so fun!

I am also taking a “musical theatre/ballet” intensive dance class (15 hours +) with Chasen Greenwood, and more dance classes. I am feeling good and strong!

This month I launched an online course for performers health.
Get it HERE. OnStage Blog interviewed me about it HERE.

​I finished my M.S. in Nutrition Science in December! 

November 2017:
Getting ready to open Gypsy (Nov 17th). This is an absolute dream role to play the iconic “Gypsy Rose Lee.” Please come see this once-in-a-lifetime performance!

Just found out that I received the award of our county “Top 20 Under 40” for all areas of work. I feel so honored and supported! 

October 2017: 
A few weeks into rehearsals for Gypsy, and I just go to try on costumes for the strip! Gorgeous!!!
Nov 17- Dec 3. 

(meanwhile I bought and sold a house and am moving!)

September 2017:
Accepted the role of “Louise/Gypsy” in Gypsy -This is a dream role for me!!! Opens Nov 17 in Paso Robles, CA. More info to come.

August 2017: 
UPDATE (8/21): We added another performance of Hairspray Sunday Aug 27th at 7pm! Get tickets before they sell out (we have played to a packed house every performance!)

Hairspray opens August 11th! We are having a blast going into tech week. 

​Opening weekend was completely sold-out!!! People were tearing up (including the cast) as we sang “I know where I’ve been” as we think about the terrible happenings in Charlottesville, NC.

July 2017:
​CANCELED:  performing  at  the Pewter Plough Playhouse. We are looking for new venues.

June 2017:
Danny Come Home” was a hit! What an incredibly fun show to be a part of! See me singing “Rock Bottom” (a comedic solo) HERE

Just booked a new singing gig (!!!) which will be every 3rd Thursday of the month starting July 20th, at Cambria’s Pewter Plough Playhouse, accompanied by pianist Mark Pietri.

Accepted the role of “Penny Pingleton” in the musical Hairspray, shows in August at the Santa Maria Civic Theatre. 

Wrapped a short SAG film “Rosalind” watch for it in 2019!

May 2017: 
In rehearsal for a new musical, “Danny Come Home.” Based on a local story, this dog-loving musical comedy has me playing the
LEAD ROLE of “Helen”!
One weekend only, May 26 & 27th CCAT theatre in Cambria, CA

April 2017:
Working on “Annie” as the “Star-to-be”/ensemble/dance captain!
​New headshots! (Taken 4/7/2017 by Dina Mande in Paso Robles, CA)
Exciting things coming….

February 2017: 
I am currently working on my Master’s Degree in Nutrition (see my other job HERE) which should be done Dec 2017; other than some local theatre, I’m taking a short break from acting. I am planning to hit the ground running in 2018 with my acting career!

Recently I finished a course in Cabaret singing, and performed in February – See the video of me singing “Bring On The Men” here: https://youtu.be/OSaod5akLj4 

Dance has always been a big part of my life, and I am continuing my tap dance and ballet lessons to prepare for more musical theatre

Hope to see you all soon!
XOXO, Libby

Gallery

Christmas Couple: Unwrapped (Full Movie)

Lead role, “Noelle”

TFT Films

Bring On The Men

Singing

From Jeckyl and Hyde

Monologue

Rage Amongst Yourselves

Todrick Hall Music Video

Background dancer in “Dem Beats”

Roxie Heart Audition

Nation-wide search for Roxie

South Pacific

Ensign Connie Walewaska

Opera SLO, 2019

If Momma Was Married

Gypsy

“Louise”/”Gypsy Rose Lee”

Wine Country Theatre, 2017

A Chorus Line

Swing: Diana, Bebe, Connie

SLO Rep theatre, 2014

Yes, I dance!

Gypsy - the strip

“Gypsy Rose Lee”

Wine Country theatre, 2017

Rehearsal for "Nuts"

“Claudia Draper” in Nuts

Pewter Plough Playhouse

Nuts performance

I played “Claudia Draper” a prostitute on trial for murder

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