Name Anna Montanaro
|Years active 1987-present|
Movies Swing Kids
|Born November 2, 1972 (age 43) (1972-11-02) Gifhorn, Germany|
Website Vita: Anna Montanaro (PDF-Datei; 905 kB), Agentur Glanzlichter (German)
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Anna Montanaro (born November 2, 1973 in Gifhorn) is a German actress. She is one of Germany's most famous musical performers. After Hildegard Knef and Ute Lemper she made it as the third German artist to play in a leading role on Broadway.
Life and career
Anna Montanaro was born 1972 in Gifhorn. Her parents ran a restaurant business there. Anna wanted to be an actress on the stage from a very early age. She gained her first musical experiences as a choral singer, beyond that she took ballet lessons as a child and was a successful gymnast. After her graduation, Anna Montanaro went to Hamburg to the prestigious Stage School, followed by a three-year practical training as a musical performer.
Immediately after her completion at the Stage School Anna Montanaro was hired for her first leading role. She played "Sandy" in the production of the musical Grease at the Capitol Theater in Düsseldorf. One of her signature roles, was the "Velma Kelly" in the musical Chicago. She played the same part also in London. as well as on Broadway.
Anna Montanaro is married to the musical producer Maik Klokow. Their daughter Marlene was born in February 2010.