The 2017 NEW LIFE GALA ENTERTAINMENT
The Man of a thousand voices, a hundred faces and at least 12 wigs. Gery is a professional actor, comedian, MC, auctioneer, teacher, speaker, facilitator, and performer. You have probably seen or heard of some of Gery’s 75 plus characters from Austin Powers/Dr. Evil Agent(Manager) training sessions to Captain Stubby and the Love Boat Banquets, Elvis Richard Simmons, Dr. Phil, Don Cherry, Angus McAngus Golf Tournaments, Auctions, Dame Edna, etc etc. Gery has performed on film, T.V., radio, stage, and for numerous corporations, conferences, conventions and fundraisers across Canada, the U.S. and Mexico. His performances have ranged from Disney’s “Honey I Shrunk the Kids” to regular comic engagements at the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel. www.geryschubert.com
Leon Leontaridis is formerly of the Canadian Tenors and Pop-Opera group Destino. Recently he performed as a solo pop/rock/mainstream artist The Gentleman Leon. He has performed all over the world including the 2008 Beijing Olympics, Miss USA Pageant, Las Vegas, a cross-Canada Tour with the Rankin Family and Canadian country singer George Canyon. Leon received his BMus in Performance from UVIC and currently teaches voice at The Conservatory at Mount Royal University, Calgary,AB. He is a sought after vocal/performance coach specializing in pop/musical theatre/contemporary music genres. He performs regularly with Cowtown Opera Company, a new, young, hip opera company based in Calgary, AB, who’s mission is to make opera accessible to a mainstream audience. He is a multifaceted performer and is passionate about mentoring the next generation of singers and performers.