Wendy Woodland has been part of the music scene in western Newfoundland for thirty years, working with both music and theatrical festivals: Stephenville Theatre Festival, Gros Morne Theatre Festival, Gros Morne Summer Music, Wintertide Music Festival, Stage West Theatre Festival and TNL. As a crossover singer she has performed across the province in many capacities and her work is varied; soprano soloist, actor, producer, director, emcee, adjudicator, event coordinator, conductor. She is part of the artistic staff of both the Atlantic Boychoir, and Atlantic Girls Choir, and conductor of the Bay of Islands Musical Arts Choir.
Past credits include The Phantom of the Opera (Wardrobe Mistress/Ensemble) Evita (Eva Peron), Sound of Music (Mother Abbess), Nunsense (Sister Mary Amnesia), 1949 (Rachel),Into the Woods (Witch), The Music Man (Marian), Jesus Christ Superstar (Mary Magdalene), Oliver (Nancy), King of Broadway (Alma), Lucy Duhart’s West Side Saloon (Lucy), Ruddigore (Rose Maybud), Suor Angelica (Suor Genovieffa), You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown (Lucy).
Named 2018’s “Artist of the Year” by the city of Corner Brook, she has appeared collaboratively in concert with Steve Candow and Alan Klaus, pianist Jennifer Matthews, cellist Heather Tuach, Duo Concertante, BS Productions, Kelly-Ann Evans, and in the past three years, has produced three different one woman shows at the Corner Brook Rotary Arts Center.
As comfortable with a camera as on stage, she also has a long history of television work and has been featured in multiple productions by CBC, Vision and notably ROGERStv, where her talk and entertainment show, Corner Brook Café, of which she was Producer and Host, completed 17 successful seasons.
She completed degrees in Music at Memorial’s School of Music, and Musical Theatre certifications at Dalhousie University and Holland College. Additionally, she was accepted to study at the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in New York City.