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Desi Oakley is an Broadway actress, singer-songwriter and voiceover artist based in NYC. Desi is most well-known from her star turn as “Jenna” in Waitress, (leading the First National Tour and West End productions) and her fresh take on the role of “Roxie” in the Broadway production of Chicago. Born and raised in Wichita, Kansas, Desi was exposed to professional theatre at Music Theatre Wichita and began performing at the young age of 8 years old, becoming a professional at only 14 years old. Her learning continued at the University of Michigan where she proudly earned a BFA in Musical Theatre. Shortly after her graduation, she made her Broadway debut in Wicked. From there Desi was found in Playbills like the Original Broadway Cast Revival of Annie, the Broadway Revival of Les Misérables, and the First National Tour of Evita as the Eva Péron Alternate. Alongside stage performance, Desi voices national commercials, and can be seen on TV shows like Gotham and in the upcoming HBO series, The Gilded Age. Desi’s extensive piano training inspired her songwriting, and her original music can be found on all streaming platforms. Over the years, Desi has found a great passion for teaching aspiring young artists all over the world. To stay up to date with Desi, follow her on Instagram: @desioakley, or go to www.desioakley.com to learn more ways to connect with her.