Barbara is a powerful and versatile vocalist, actor, and vocal coach with a professional career spanning over 30 years. Her voice can been heard in many animated cartoons such as “The Busy World of Richard Scarry”, “Rupert”, “Babar-The Movie”, “Marvin the Tap Dancing Horse” and "Bad Dog". Just this past year, Barbara has started a new adventure, voice directing audio books.
She is also a member of the singing group, “The Mantini Sisters”, who have performed across Canada and the United States in their own productions since 1998. As a solo artist, Barbara regularly performs at jazz clubs and festivals, and has just released her first solo jazz CD "Maybe Someday". Her theatre credits include "Nine", "The Music Man", “Nunsense”, “Oliver”, “Mikado”, and “Anne of Green Gables”.
When not performing, Barbara teaches in the Acting for Film and Television program at Niagara College of Canada, and loves to spend time with her husband Dave and their grown up sons Robert and Andrew.