Missy Wise is a Louisiana native currently based in Chicago, IL.
Missy toured as a singer/songwriter for several years before digging her heels into the musical theater industry. Her last self-written album (Issues) topped out at #12 on the iTunes singer/songwriter charts.
Since making the career shift to a musical theater focus, Ms Wise has found great success: just this last summer she participated in and won the National Musical Theater Competition for the National Association of Teachers of Singing & in February will compete as a Quarterfinalist in the nationally renowned American Traditions Competition in Savannah, GA.
Missy's recent credits include:
Into the Woods (The Witch), Bonnie & Clyde (Blanche Barrow- 2015 Audience Choice Award, Favorite Onstage Pair; Onstage Moment) Ragtime (Mother - 2014 Audience Choice Award, Favorite Leading Actress), Evita (Eva Peron - 2013 Audience Choice Award, Favorite Leading Actress), The Civil War (Sarah/Performer), Guys & Dolls (Martha/Adelaide cover), Legally Blonde(Elle's Mom; Judge), Hair (Dionne/Tribe), Disney's My Son Pinocchio (Maria), Elton John and Tim Rice's Aida (Amneris), The Old Maid and the Thief(Miss Todd), The Medium (Madame Flora), The Mikado (Katisha), Zanna, Don't! (Karla/Cindy), and countless readings, concerts, and cabaret appearances.
Missy's upcoming shows include:
Big Fish with Big Noise Theater as Sandra Bloom!
An all new reading of 24 Words: A Feminist Rock Musical as Rosie