Born in Bangkok, Thailand raised in Berlin, Germany and Savannah, Georgia, Carrie Lee has honed her craft as an actor and singer for over three decades - appearing on stage and film, and lending her voice to commercials & animation.
Carrie Lee also works as a creative consultant, casting director, producer, and acting coach. She performs cabaret with a passion for the Great American SongBook and Broadway musicals. In 2020, Carrie Lee released an album with Jazz guitarist, Rafael Chavez y Moreno entitled "Dreaming of Christmas Together." She is co-writing a Thai-American children's book called "Pai The Medicine Man" based on her mother's stories about her childhood on the family rice farm and rural village life in RoiEt, Thailand. Last year, Carrie Lee debuted her one-woman show, Blue Skies Cabaret: exploring Love, War, and Everything in between, as an 80's Asian American Army brat.
Carrie Lee found another creative home in participating in virtual theatrical readings of critically acclaimed plays with the MuMondays series produced by Theatre Mu - including "Twilight: Los Angeles: 1992" by Anna Deavere Smith, "White Pearl" by Anchuli Felicia King, and "Everybody" by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins. She also shared a virtual reading of her original piece in “Thank you, Karma" with Pour One Out, Chicago. Carrie Lee is a proud member of the Thai Theater Foundation. Recently, Carrie Lee co-directed The Music Man! in-concert, with Goshen Theater and the Elkhart County Symphony Orchestra, and she debuted MACABARET: Spooky Songs & Sonnets this fall.
Up next, Carrie Lee and Rafael Chávez y Moreno’s jazz trio will present Jazz Cafe Cabaret at the Goshen Theater. Carrie Lee is a transplant from Chicago, and enjoys life with her creative family, Dave & Poppy Dee. They love living in Goshen, IN and make efforts to support the arts wherever and whenever possible.
Autumn vibes are here, and so is the Jazz Cafe Cabaret with
Carrie Lee Bland-Kendall, and Rafael Chávez y Moreno’s jazz trio, including Arthur Schroeder, and Buddy Pearson. Cozy up with a glass of wine, and some smooth tunes from Gershwin, Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, and many more of your favorites.
Join us on the Mainstage in the Miller Auditorium on November 30, 2023, at 7PM. Seating is limited so get your tickets today!