Birth Name: Emy Coligado
Growing up in the small panhandle town of Borger, TX, Emy Coligado always knew that she wanted to be on Broadway. She stumbled upon singing as a child when her father was asked to play the church organ. He played by ear and was unable to read music so she assisted him by singing. When in college, she saw her first Broadway musical, "Miss Saigon." Seated in the back of the theater she thought, "I can do that!" Without any formal acting training, she left Texas after graduating from TCU and headed to Manhattan. Before long she achieved her dream and became a member of the ensemble of "Miss Saigon." Following the Broadway run, the show performed overseas in Germany, where the cast had to...