This fund was created by the McGee Foundation of Dallas, Texas to provide annual grants to the Paramount Theatre in Aurora, Illinois for the theatre’s Broadway Series.
The fund pays tribute to Mandy Modic, a professional actress who has appeared in several musical productions at the Paramount.
Mandy was born in Coppell, Texas, a suburb of Dallas. As a youth, she was an avid participant in several sports and was honored to have played volleyball in the Junior Olympics at age seventeen.
She received a bachelor of fine arts degree in musical theatre from the Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University.
She has performed throughout the country and overseas, appearing in numerous musicals including Hairspray, Spamalot, Anything Goes, Pirates of Penzance, Carousel, Les Miserables and A Chorus Line.
For the 2015-2016 Season, Mandy is starring in the National Tour of 42nd Street.
At the Paramount Theatre, Mandy appeared in The Who’s Tommy, 42nd Street, and Annie.
She also had the opportunity to appear on NBC and developed a love for film and television.
Mandy also enjoys traveling, baking, photography, laughing, and chocolate! More information regarding Mandy and her professional career can be found at www.mandymodic.com.