Acting, Mindset and Performance Coach Maggie Hollinbeck is a seasoned veteran of musical, classical, and contemporary theatre. Maggie is best known for her warm, maternal roles (Baruška, Once; and Baker’s Wife, Into the Woods), although she has also wowed audiences in more intense roles such as Queen Elizabeth in Richard III, Barbara Fordham in August: Osage County, and Harper Pitt in Angels in America Part I. She has originated roles in several new musicals, including the role of Miss Glendine in the Off-Broadway Grateful Dead musical, Red Roses, Green Gold.
Maggie’s early training in piano led to a lifelong love of music and a leg up in the flourishing actor/musician genre, which has challenged her to try her hand at more than a dozen musical instruments. She’s now fluent in piano, guitar, and accordion, and has enjoys playing around on just about any instrument she picks up. [Editor’s note: do not put a fiddle in her hands.]
In 2013 Maggie joined forces with Graham Sobelman to record Another Shade of Blue, an album of Joni MItchell covers. In 2018 she and Graham will release The Jane Kenyon Sessions, a dozen original art songs by Sobelman featuring the words of American poet Jane Kenyon. She also released her first full-length solo album, Stripped Down, in 2015. All of her music can be found on CD Baby, iTunes, and Spotify.