Hi, My name is Delaney Payne and I am an American New York based actress...
Delaney Payne was born and raised in Sharon, Massachusetts, where she attended Sharon High School. She is a graduate from the American Musical and Dramatic Academy with a two year Integrated Musical Theatre Certificate Program in New York City where she now resides.
She has recently originated the role of Mia Clearwater in Moms the Musical written by Surrette and Hall, portrayed Jen in April Brio's 20 minute festival musical All I Want is You, and is currently working on the film Above Arkaham where she will be portraying the lead Red Wilcox on track to film late October in the Boston area. .
Before AMDA, Delaney has done roles such as Millie Dillmount in Thoroughly Modern Mille , Penny Pingleton in Hairspray , as well as Nancy in Bye Bye Birdie with Norwood theatre.
While at school she has worked on a wide variety of roles such as Katherine in Newsies, Elsa in Frozen, Eliza Doolittle in My Fair Lady, and Vincent in Renascence.
She is predominantly a singer-actor but has had considerable training in jazz, broadway style jazz, tap, ballet, lyrical, and a little bit of Bollywood style dance to top it off. She additionally, has training in competitive English saddle horseback riding, as well as some experience with handling Bunraku puppets. Delaney is also well versed in team sports such as field hockey, and softball.