REMA WEBB recently appeared in You’re Standing In My Way: A New Song Cycle by William Finn and Deborah Abramson at Barrington Stage Company. She also starred as the homeless woman in A New Brain at Encores! Off-Center. Ms. Webb was featured as Lula Buffington in the Broadway revival of Violet and performed on the 2014 Tony Awards. Other Broadway credits include The Lion King (Rafiki/Shenzi/Nala), The Book of Mormon (Mrs. Brown) and Ragtime (Sarah u/s). Favorite regional include: Model/Lady In Plaid/LaLa in The Colored Museum at the Huntington Theatre Company (Elliot Norton Award for Best Ensemble) andBeing Alive (Westport Country Playhouse and Philadelphia Theatre Company). Last fall, she made her 54 Below solo concert debut with Children Will Listen. She is the founder/executive director of the On Broadway Performing Arts Training Program.
Regional Credits include: Being Alive (Philadelphia Theatre Company & Westport Country Playhouse), Violet (Arden Theatre), Black Nativity (Freedom Theatre) Company (Arden Theatre), Avenue X, for which Rema was Barrymore Nominated for Best Leading Actress
Oratoria Works include: Rossini's Petite Messe Solennelle (Heinz Chapel Choir), Faure Requiem ( Heinz Chapel Choir), Mozart's Requiem in D Minor ( Heinz Chapel Choir)
Ms. Webb has been performing professionally since the age of 15 with the Civic Light Opera Mini Stars. Rema received her BA in Liberal Arts and Sciences, with a concentration in Vocal Performance and a Minor in Italian from the University f Pittsburgh. During her studies at the University of Pittsburgh, Rema studied Classical Voice as a Lyric Soprano abroad at the EPCASO program located in Oderzo, Italy. She was a diligent student of Claudia Pinza for 10 years. However, her early Musical Theatre education began at the age 6 at Ruby Daugherty School of Dance in Pittsburgh, PA. She continued to study in other Performing Arts Training Programs throughout high school including the Mt Lebanon Center for the Arts.
Passion for teaching began for Rema in 1987. She was employed at the Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera Academy as a Voice and Diction Instructor. She has served as Musical Director at Philadelphia’s Freedom Theatre Performing Arts Training Program Summer Camps, in which 1000 children were under her tutelage. She also instructed Music and Theatre classes at Friends Central Summer Camp in Philadelphia.