August 14, 2014/New York, NY--- Chondra Profit returns to her hometown, San Diego, CA, December 15, 2014 with A JAZZED UP CHRISTMAS. Currently appearing as Sarabi in Disney’s "The Lion King on Broadway", Chondra Profit presents an evening of holiday music including standard and not-so-standard, “jazzed up” versions of classic Christmas songs. The set list will feature favorites ranging from Donny Hathaway’s "This Christmas" to Mariah Carey’s "All I want for Christmas". Direction by Derrick Davis with music direction and vocal arrangements by Brian Whitted. No stranger to the genre of Jazz, Chondra made her Metropolitan Room, NYC debut earlier this year with "A Jazzed Up Woman," an evening of jazzy renditions of some of her favorite songs.
Chondra Profit in A JAZZED UP XMAS, Monday, December 15, 2014 at 8:00pm. Tickets are $20. For tickets call 619.400.4500 or visit www.martinisabovefourth.com. Martinis Above Fourth | Table + Stage is located at 3940 Fourth Avenue, Second Floor, San Diego, CA 92103
Chondra is a graduate of The San Diego School of Creative and Performing Arts (SDSCPA) and holds a BFA from The American Music of Dramatic Academy of the Arts (AMDA). Her most recent theatrical work includes Disney’s "The Lion King," Broadway (Sarabi/Nala understudy), national tours of "Jingle Bell Rock" (Lead Vocalist), "I Choose" (Mrs. G), regional productions of "A Chorus Line" (Sheila), "Aida" (Nehebka), "Ragtime" (Sarah’s Friend), "Once on This Island" (Timoune), and international touring with Ebony Fashion Fair (Commentator).
Chondra devotes much of her time to social activism. In 2013, Chondra took a break from performing to donate her bone marrow in an attempt to save the life of a child diagnosed with leukemia. She regularly raises her voice in support of the LGBT community through numerous appearances at fundraisers and events in the greater NYC area including Broadway Sings for Pride, Broadway Serves, Broadway Battles Bullying, Broadway supports ASPCA and Broadway Cares/ Equity Fights AIDS.
Chondra recently performed at The Million Kids March in Washington DC in October 2014 and is currently working on original music for her second album.
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