Cooper David Grodin
Cooper Grodin was born and raised on the isle of Manhattan where he attended Laquardia High School of Music, Art, and Performing Arts. Cooper earned his Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from the University of Wisconsin Madison, and received his Master in Vocal Performance from the Manhattan School of Music. He is an avid singer of all genres and an accomplished pianist, composer, and music director. Cooper is currently starring on the brand new 25th Anniversary National Tour of The Phantom of the Opera as The Phantom. He has also performed in the 25th Anniversary National Tour of Les Miserables (Combeferre), Into the Woods (Rapunzel's Prince) at NYC's Shakespeare in the Park, Grease (Danny), Les Miserables (Javert), A Little Night Music (The Count), Joseph... (Pharoah), Carousel (Billy) at Chicago's Light Opera Works, Parade (Governor Slaton), Fiddler on the Roof (Perchik), and The Fantastiks (El Gallo). Cooper has sung numerous concerts with the New York Philharmonic, Brooklyn Philharmonic, and The American Symphony Orchestra. He has also performed in the New York premiere of Grendel at City Opera directed by Julie Taymor, and Zaide as part of the Mostly Mozart Festival directed by Peter Sellars. He made his Carengie Hall debut in Paul McCartney's Ecce Cor Meum. He can been seen in such films as Music and Lyrics and Salt. He was awarded a Lys Syonette Award for "Outstanding Performance of an Individual Number" in the Lotte Lenya/Kurt Weill competition. His new original album It's The Little Things is now available on iTunes. Cooper is a member of Equity and is signed with About Artists Agency.