This week we welcome Jordyn Foley. Jordyn manager just happens to be her single mother who Jordyn calls her biggest fan. Listen in as we hear Jordyn discuss her career, her momager and the effects of cyberbullying after appearing on the X-Factor.
Jordyn has performed extensively throughout the Bay Area and Southern California. At age 12, Jordyn competed on the television show the “X-Factor”, and holds the title of the youngest contestant in the show’s history. Performing in various plays and musical theatre productions since the age of 7, Jordyn has worked with many Bay Area theatre companies and has taken guitar and performance lessons from the Lead Singer of Boston, David Victor. Favorite roles include- Cinderella “Into the Woods”, Belle “Beauty and the Beast”, Dorothy Gale “Christmas in Oz”, Ariel & Rapunzel “Wish Upon a Star”, Helen Keller “The Miracle Worker” and Annie “Annie”. Jordyn started having a love for classic rock at a ver young age. Her mother, Deena, put her through her own version of the school of rock, and ever since then, it quickly became Jordyn’s favorite genre. By professionals in the industry, Jordyn has been compared to being a mix of Ann Wilson and Stevie Nicks, which to Jordyn, in one of the biggest compliments she has ever gotten. In addition to music, Jordyn has also worked in TV/Film and on various cast albums and recording projects, the most recent being Avery Scanlon’s Jazz album (Aurora), where Jordyn is the lead vocalist on several songs such as “Waiting Game” “Can’t keep you off my mind” and “Mariana’s Web”. When she is not performing, Jordyn enjoys teaching voice and drama to underserved youth through the Aspire program. In addition to working with “The Cinderella Company, ” Jordyn is also an active member of the volunteer performance troupe in the Peter Pan Foundation. Through PPF Jordyn works with groups such as the Make A Wish Foundation, where she helps grant wishes as several Disney face characters, and Children’s Hospital Oakland, where she has the honor of bringing some Disney magic to the amazing little warriors who are patients there. Currently, Jordyn is in college working towards her BFA in Vocal Arts at California Institute of the Arts. Jordyn is an optimistic, joyful ball of energy and aspires to be a working recording artist and actress.