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With "Cheers
 the Band"


CTB
 

BIO__________________________________________
As a Screen Actors Guild actress Trish has performed principal roles in feature films “The Best & the Brightest”, “Corporate Affairs”, television programs such as “Law & Order”, “The Sopranos”, “Sex in the City”, “Hack”, “The Howard Stern Show”, “QVC” & principal role on a Japanese TV game show. Trish has also performed as principal actor in 15 national commercials, countless local commercials, independent films, and web hosted for numerous brands such as Cosmopolitan, Lexus and GMC. She was also cast as lead villain in web TV series, “Ninja Babes From Space” which you can currently view here: www.ninjababesfromspace.com

As a model, Trish is best known for modeling on QVC for 10 years, graced 5 swimsuit calendars, 8 magazine covers, Parents magazine 3xs with her son & numerous other credits with her son Sean as well. She won the title of “Ms. Hawaiian Tropic NJ” & “Ms. Physical Fitness Hawaiian Tropic NJ” which won her a free trip to Hawaii – her favorite place in the word. It was there that she was specifically chosen by Ron Rice, owner of Hawaiian Tropic to sing “At Last” during the national competition. She’s modeled lingerie on CBS, & some runway shows for Donna in NYC, she continued modeling full time doing print work for a variety of companies for fitness, petite clothing, makeup, hair products and even was chosen for a model on an international Budweiser commercial. Last but not least she was also chosen as one of Playboy’s Cover models “Hot Housewives” of (March & August 2008), since then she’s be published in 5 more Playboy magazine’s including Playboy’s “Collector’s Edition & The Ultimate Collection of Playboy’s Sexiest Stars, Sexy 100”. This led to several on air interviews as guest host during which she also sang with Playboy radio.

On the music front, Trish currently performs with Atlantic City’s premier cover band, “CTB (Cheers the Band) as one of the two female front singer & occasionally plays the harmonica with Cheers as well. For upcoming shows please check www.cheerstheband.com for their upcoming public dates for 2015. Trish is also currently performing with her duo act in AC “Second to None” along with Joe Parker. Prior to Cheers, Trish performed as lead singer with rock/pop band “Hot Wire”, “Frisky”, “North Gate”,
numerous duo acts including “The Calendar Girls” featuring Jo-Ann McMahan & several appearances on CBS with the Prince Music Theater Company. One of her most exciting musical endeavors was recording her first original at West Lake Studios in LA with the sound engineer from “Dream Girls”, Sundafu Kawah and producer Nick Chavez whom picked Trish to collaborate with when working with her at QVC. Be sure to check out her original “Tired of the Blues” in the audio section of this site.

Trish’s musical background began with studying classical piano as well as vocals when she was seven. At the age of nine, she began studying drama as well. She earned her BFA from The University of the Arts in Philadelphia in Musical Theater where she studied acting, singing and dancing. She started out in the theater scene performing at the following list of theaters; 1812, Adrien, Arden, InterAct, Lantern, Merriam, People’s Light, Plays & Players, Prince Music, Society Hill Playhouse & the Wilma theater. Some of her most noteworthy stage roles were Abigail Williams in the Crucible, Diana Dream in On the Town & Maggie from Lafferty’s Wake & she also played the guitar throughout that whole cabaret act.

In her spare time when she’s not performing, or rehearsing Trish enjoys spending time in her Mommy role to her beautiful sons Sean & Daniel; taking classes in enhance her love & hobby for photography, studying philosophy, always trying to improve her piano, guitar & harmonica skills, loves being very active working out, playing all sports & doing adventurous treks outdoors, including hiking the Grand Canyon rim to river, sans donkey! Last but not least she’d like to give a shout out to the people who have supported her dreams & shaped the person she is today, her husband Kenny & her immediate family brother Scott, sisters Chris, Erin, grandmother Ma & the most amazing never ending support from her parents Barbara Connolly & James Steven Connolly – may he rest in peace. “Daddy I’ll always be your loving little girl for time eternal.”    - top

 

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