Abbeyrose Gelsomina is a performer based in NYC, and a member of AEA. She is interested in work that encourages radical love and liberation from evil.
Described as an "avant-garde ingenue", her voice type is Soprano Assoluta. She is an anti-fascist humanist.
While in college, Abbeyrose was handpicked by Charles Strouse to reprise her lead role in his and Lee Adams' first musical, A Pound in Your Pocket, at 54 Below. She also originated the role during its NYC premiere in 2016. She played this part under the name Abbey Jasmine Rose.
Her senior thesis, Mermaid Debutante Ball, was a mermaid-themed concert & art fest in NYC. Over 300 people attended and according to her younger friends, the ball has gone down at TKC as a legendary night in college pop-history.
Abbeyrose performed the role of Regan in Dennis Yueh-Yeh Li's adaptation of King Lear, L.EAR, todo en Español.
She also performed in Eve Ensler's The Vagina Monologues for the 20th Anniversary.
Abbeyrose has a BA in Media, Culture, and the Arts and completed Circle in the Square Theatre School's 2-Year Musical Theatre Program, all in 4 years. During her time in NYC, she became a company member of The Living Theatre, sang and acted in several musicals, concerts, and plays (some self-produced), learned how to play chords on ukulele and piano, ventured in and out of the colorful world of bodypainting and the performance art scene, composed and produced original music, became proficient in Ableton, taught voice lessons and eco-friendly design, made giant paintings, wrote, and more.
Next, she will release her debut visual-audio album, which she has been working on for a few years with love and care.
Resumé available here.