BEHIND THE LENS
Perri got her start at the age of 9, singing and performing in her hometown of Marlboro, NJ. Although she could not yet articulate her love of theater, Perri knew she would be pursuing the Musical Arts since the age of 3, after seeing her very first Broadway show, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. "I am going to do that someday" she thought.
After many years of studying at Stagedoor Manor arts and Training Center, The Fine and Performing Arts Center of Howell High School, and The Stella Adler Conservatory in New York City Perri was accepted to the Boston Conservatory of Music for Musical Theatre.
During school, Perri was offered the role of Nadine in The Wild Party at the New Repertory Theatre where she had the pleasure of sharing the stage with Marla Mindelle (B'way South Pacific and Sister Act), Leigh Barrett, Aimee Doherty and Todd Alan Johnson. Perri also had the unbelievable pleasure of working with Julie Taymor on Across the Universe.
After leaving the Boston Conservatory, Perri entered the Actors Union with a part in TheatreWorks USA's Anne of Green Gables where she was able to travel the east coast and bring live musical theater to children of all ages. She then went on to play the role of the Mistress and Evita understudy inEVITA at Theatre by the Sea in Rhode Island.
Soon after, Perri joined the TV/FILM/COMMERCIAL world. After a successful transition, Perri started booking roles in commercials such as a National Spot for ONEXTON ACNE GEL, PROGRESSIVE AUTO INSURANCE, BUD LIGHT and for DATES FROM HELL on ID Discovery. Perri also had two great co starring role on the television series ELEMENTARY and I JUST WANT MY PANTS BACK on MTV.
Her most recent and exciting major supporting role, is as Young Lola in the feature film THEY GREY LADY starring Eric Dane, Nathalie Zea and directed by the amazing, John Shea.
For a more well rounded view of the industry, Perri worked with Leading Artists Agency as an agent assistant, as well as a casting assistant asHouse Productions and Rita Powers Casting. She then went on to Associate Casting Director of an Equity Regional Theatre, Revision Theatre Company and as a freelance Casting Director with Brandon Perri Casting.
Her unique perspective, built from experience of many angles of the industry, most certainly gives Perri a competitive edge.