Originally hailing from Cape Cod, MA, international multi-talented young songstress Dawn Derow began performing at the tender age of 8. She made her UK debut at London’s Fringe Theater as “Maria” in an all-international cast of Twelfth Night . After returning to the “Big Apple” to portray the role of “Cathy” in The Last Five Years at the Emerging Artist Theater in New York City, Dawn was eagerly hired to be Guest Entertainer and Principal Singer for Norwegian Cruise Lines. She performed several cabaret shows and concerts for them, her most popular one featuring the music of Karen Carpenter. In 2008, Dawn made her Cabaret Debut at the Duplex Theater in NYC with her show “Shooting My Arrow”. She returned to the Duplex with her second show, "Crossing the Line" featuring Carl Haan on piano. In June of 2010 she appeared at Don’t Tell Mama in the well-received "You Live, You Learn...hopefully" directed by Lennie Watts, featuring Sean Harkness, Donna Kelly, with back up vocals by Suzanne Fiore and Jason Reiff, and musical director and arranger, Tracy Stark. Over the past year Dawn continues to sing in various piano bars and small venues around Manhattan, such as Metropolitan Room, Core Club, Aza, and Birdland Additionally, Dawn has been named the new "Starlet" at the Friar Club in 2010. Some of her favorite theatrical credits include “Diana Steed” in The Human Comedy and “Cosette” in a concert version of Les Miserable where she played opposite Constantine Maroulis as “Marius” and made her Brooklyn debut as “Antonia” in the musical classic, Man of La Mancha with the Gallery Players in 2008.
A versatile vocalist, Dawn has also performed in the world of Opera. She received critical acclaim in her concert performances in Tuscany