Anna Maria Perez de Tagle

ANNA MARIA PEREZ DE TAGLE

Bio: Anna Maria Perez de Tagle began her career onstage, starring in regional productions of Cinderella, Bugsy Malone, The Wiz and The King and I.

She is best known for her role as Ashley Dewitt on the Disney Channel's hit series "Hannah Montana." Her other performing credits include acting, singing and dancing in Camp Rock (Disney/Sudden Motion), the motion picture Fame (MGM/Lakeshore) and the recent Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam.

In 2010, she toured with the Jonas Brothers and Demi Lovato in North and South America as an opener and performer throughout the show.

Recently, Anna Maria was honored to perform "I Dreamed A Dream" from Les Miserables and "Someone Like You" from Jekyll and Hyde at the Ronald Reagan 100th Centennial Birthday Celebration, in front of former First Lady Nancy Reagan and hundreds of dignitaries at the Ronald Reagan Library in Simi Valley, California.

She also plays a guest role for the upcoming new animated television show for Dreamworks "How To Train Your Dragon."   For more, visit www.annamariaperezdetagle.com

Song You're Singing:

“Day By Day”

Hometown:

San Jose, CA

Song You Sang at Your Godspell Audition:

"Someone Like You," "On My Own", "I Enjoy Being a Girl," and “Day By Day"

Something You Can Do That Others Can't:

I can fold my tongue into a three leaf clover and can type 85 words per minute.

First Broadway Show You Ever Saw:

The Little Mermaid

Pop Culture Guilty Pleasure:

Twitter and Words with Friends

Words of Wisdom for Aspiring Performers:

Show business takes a lot of practice, sacrifice, and determination. You have to love what you do and be 100% dedicated to it. Do everything you can to perfect your craft. Broadway to me is an ultimate challenge. There are no second takes unlike film and TV and you have to do your utmost best the first time. This is why I have high regard and respect for people on the big stage.

Why you love Godspell:

I love Godspell because it's a diverse musical that has an interesting twist on religion. It's also very improvisational and it allows us, as a cast, to think on our toes. I like that the lessons derived from the play are relatable to every day experiences. I'm a big fan of the music theme of Godspell because it ties into today's culture and the songs are very memorable. I'm very honored and excited to be a part of this musical adventure.