About Mary Candler

339 hs email.jpg

Mary Candler is an accomplished singer, teacher, actor, producer, pianist and voice-over artist. She works with singers from varied backgrounds from recording artists to musical theatre performers to karaoke experts. She loves building voices of complete beginners and polishing veteran singers.

Mary has helped her clients book national tours, get accepted into prestigious schools like LaGuardia Performing Arts HS, and feel more confident singing in the shower.

Mary is the Artistic Director of Hedgepig Ensemble Theatre, a classical company dedicated to a joyful and dynamic theatrical process. 

She holds a BA in Music (vocal performance) from Duke University, an MFA in Classical Acting from George Washington University's Academy for Classical Acting, and a shiny certificate from NYVC Teacher Training. 

She has worked with an array of exceptional teachers and coaches including Justin Stoney (NYC), Chrissellene Petropolous (DC), Katja Kullander (NYC), Elizabeth Linnartz (NC), Marion Johnson Healy (DE). 

Mary has performed across the country in roles such as Maria in West Side Story, Amalia in She Loves Me, Rapunzel in Into the Woods, Audrey in Little Shop of Horrors, Juliet in Romeo and Juliet, Anne in The Diary of Anne Frank, and Emily in Our Town.

Ms. Candler is a proud member of Actors Equity Association, The New York Singing Teachers Association, and League of Professional Theatre Women.