“To be an artist means to approach the light, and that means to let go our control, to allow our whole selves to be placed with absolute faith in that which is greater than we are.”
Delaney Gold is an NYC based actress, singer, dancer and creative, born and raised in Spokane, WA. Delaney believes in the transformative power of storytelling and that good art is unifying, restorative and truthful. She believes passionately that everyone deserves to experience deep, unconditional love and she hopes that her art can both inspire that kind of love, and bring joy to any who experience it!
Delaney’s love for the arts materialized at a very young age, when she saw the West Side Story movie. She spent many hours dancing around the house singing all the words to “Officer Krupke” and “America” with her sister, Chelsea and brother, Greyson. When Delaney was six, she started dance competition at The Dance Center of Spokane and in 5th grade, she joined choir at her school. Delaney made her musical theatre debut as “the milkmaid” in Oliver! in eighth grade and went on to participate in several productions at Spokane Civic Theatre. Delaney also has a deep love for poetry recitation and in high school, competed in Poetry Out Loud, eventually winning city finals and advancing to Washington State finals where she placed in the top ten.
In 2019, Delaney completed her Bachelor of Fine Arts at Belmont University with a degree in Musical Theatre. During her time at school, she participated in eight main-stage musicals, including On The Town (Ivy Smith) and Thoroughly Modern Millie, for which she served as Associate Choreographer. Delaney also performed in several student led productions including the new musical workshop of Delivery, written and produced by Michael Spencer as well as her own one-act comedy musical, Science Fair, which she composed, produced and starred in. During Delaney’s junior year, she was so grateful to be chosen as one of ten students in the school of music to perform in the “Classical Singers Recital” at the McAfee concert hall—one of her favorite experiences of college!
Delaney’s professional career began when she was serendipitously cast in Studio Tenn’s production of West Side Story after her freshman year. Since then, she appeared in several other Studio Tenn productions including Evita starring Eden Espinosa and Ben Crawford, and Spamalot (which, as a comedy-enthusiast, was one of her favorites). In college she had the privilege to work for Music Theatre Wichita where she appeared in Thoroughly Modern Millie, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, Hairspray, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, and Newsies. Just before the pandemic, Delaney performed in West Side Story again (this time as ‘Anybody’s’ and Dance Captain) at A.D. Players equity house in Houston.
Most recently, Delaney traveled the country with the First National Tour of Tootsie the Musical (Ensemble/ US Sandy). She is so grateful for the experience, and excited to be back in New York City after a wonderful adventure!
Delaney’s other passions include her faith in Jesus (Who is the reason for her joy!), writing, Harry Potter, playing soccer, playing on her ukulele, everything 80’s and her family. Delaney is the middle child between the best siblings in the world and has been blessed with wonderful, supportive parents, Anny and Kent—without whom she would not be where she is today.
Thanks for reading about me!
“A Blessing on Your Head!”