Renee was born in Philadelphia PA and is the product of the Philadelphia Sound, Renee is the daughter of the late Roland Chambers (MFSB) guitarist/composer with Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff of Philadelphia International Records. Her Mother also sang in the 60’s doo wop group The Orlons. Spending her childhood growing up with such artist as Gladys Knight, Lou Rawls, Phyllis Hyman and The O’Jays it is easy to see that Music and the Performing Arts runs deep in her DNA.
Renee trained at the Pennsylvania Ballet and Adelphi University with some of the finest mentors in the Performing Arts world. Her professional career spans over 25 years and 12 countries working with such legends as Andrew Lloyd Webber, Mercedes Ellington, Donny Osmond and the late Michael Jackson. Performance credits: Broadway/National and International Companies of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Starlight Express, West Side Story, Smokey Joes Café and Dream Girls to name a few. Her most recent and exciting work to date has been seen on USA Networks TV show the Moment in Which Renee worked with Jaime Kings new hot boy band IM5 under the mentoring of Liz Imperio( J Lo’s Choreographer). Renees’ Choreography/Stage Direction has been seen on College Campuses to Corporate shows throughout the tri-state area. Shows and Clients include; Smokey Joes Café, Ragtime, Godspell, Jesus Christ Superstar(Perry Award Nomination), Hair Spray, Guys and Dolls, A Chorus Line(Perry Award Nomination) , TD Bank, Guardian life Insurance and Herrs Potato Chips. Renee’s passion these days is mentoring and inspiring the next generation to reach their goals. As a Creative Director Renee has organized and Staged Benefits for the Families of Newtown Connecticut ,It takes a Village, Kennedys Cause, The Independence Mission Schools of Philadelphia and other Non Profit organizations dedicated to our Youth and Education. This South Jersey Mom of two continues to stay active in the Industry booking Print/TV/ Commercial work for Nemours Dupont Children’s Hospital, Lifetime-The Killer Profiles, Sesame Place and Blue Cross Blue Shield and performing her one woman show –Genre-The Lady, her music, her dance. To catch this Mom on the move visit her at www.reneeliciaga.com