Cambridge Who's Who/ -- Cheryl Metrick, Actress, Singer, Author, Artist has been recognized by Cambridge Who's Who for demonstrating dedication, leadership and excellence in the performing arts.
With 25 years of experience as an actress and singer, Ms. Metrick specializes in acting and singing (pop, jazz, musical theatre, classic rock and cabaret styles.) She also writes music and poetry and is in the middle of collaborating on a book titled "On the Wings of Inspiration" based on 13 of Cheryl's drawings and poems, all of a spiritual nature. The book will be released in 2010. Cheryl has performed in many resort hotels, cabaret clubs, community theaters, at charity events, on the radio, on television and in independent films. She has a CD currently on the market called "Cheryl Metrick: Fantasy & Romance" and also has a new single CD just released titled "There Are Angels" for which she wrote both words and music. Her music director/arranger, Frank Owens, wrote a gorgeous arrangement for the song and they used a live string orchestra which sounds absolutely beautiful. She costars in a public access television show called "Hit or Miss Variety Show" that airs every week (trailer can be seen on youtube.) She costars on a new TV pilot called "High Hopes" (trailer can also be viewed on youtube.)
As a child, she enjoyed the performing arts and singing. She began taking singing lessons at the age of 16 as soon as she could earn enough to pay for the lessons. She attributes her success to her persistence, to a close group of acting friends who all struggled together to make it in this crazy business, and mostly the emotional support of her husband who encouraged her to follow her heart.
Ms. Metrick completed coursework in accounting, acting, voice, spirituality, and various metaphysical courses/seminars and wishes to continue on a path of perpetual learning. She is a member of Screen Actors Guild; American Federation of Television & Radio Artists; Society of Singers; Long Island Film/TV Foundation: Filmmakers Connection and Guild of Italian American Actors.