Karlee Squires is a Canadian born triple threat and she LOVES to be on stage. You can put her on stage in a seagull costume and tap shoes and she will shine (homage to the Little Mermaid). Karlee grew up singing and dancing around the backroads of Alberta working on her grandparent’s farm. After attending AMDA (LA/NY) obtaining a BFA in Musical Theatre, she booked her first professional play three days out of college, and has been unstoppable since.
Karlee also works as a marketing and film production consultant and as musical theatre/dance teacher. From picking up a script to performing on the stage and screen or getting to run around set and be a part of the creation process, Karlee loves working in the ever evolving entertainment industry.
Karlee Squires is a Canadian born triple threat. She began training as a competitive dancer and singer at the age of three and since then her passion has been performing. Karlee began pursuing acting and film making at AMDA College and Conservatory for the Performing Arts (NY & LA), obtaining a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Music Theatre.
Karlee hasn’t always been the leading lady and has worked her way up through ensemble and understudy roles. In high school, her first full musical was The Wizard of Oz where she thrived as the enthusiastic apple throwing tree. The next year, she took the starring role as Marian the librarian in The Music Man confirming her love for classic musical theatre. Karlee has spent the last few years working on new musicals in Los Angeles. Most recently performing has taken Karlee around the world, as she has been travelling and performing as Lead Vocalist and Vocal Captain on board Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, Empress of the Seas.
Karlee is consistently learning, creating, and growing. She currently lives in New York City, professionally performing, teaching and training. She attends singing, acting, and dance classes from some of the top teachers in the industry.
Behind the camera, Karlee holds positions ranging from associate producer, assistant director, to production coordinator. She worked four years as a Marketing/Production Assistant for AMDA College and Conservatory of the Performing Arts and has since moved to consulting. Karlee specializes in planning and research and in the past has taken on multiple roles behind the scenes, such as make up artist, gaffer, grip, stunt supervisor, and script supervisor.
Most recently, she completed working with Radius Productions as production coordinator, on the independent feature film, The Roman, to be released in 2020.