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Britani Bateman is most known for her role as Kelly Powers in The RM, her most recent role as Tori Spelling’s best friend in The Mistle-Tones, and her lead role in Mobsters and Mormons. She has played leading and principle roles in 14 other motion pictures. In addition to film, Bateman has shot 46 national commercials and has worked as a model, voice-over actress, B roadway star, professional dancer and recording artist. Bateman was raised in Sacramento, California. An artist from childhood, Batemen quickly became part of the family “business”, touring in a musical style review with her parents and four siblings. Upon earning her BFA and graduating top of her class, she landed a recording contract with Disney, singing the famous songs, “Part of Your World” and “Celebrate the Magic of Disney.” She was then employed in Japan for a year, working for Tokyo Disneyland and shooting commercials, filming Japanese soap operas, and modeling. Bateman made her Broadway debut playing Ellen in the National Broadway Tour of Miss Saigon and was given rave reviews. She went on to star in several productions at Robert Redford’s Sundance Theater, playing Nancy in Oliver, opposite Christopher Lloyd. She also premiered the first-ever English version of the French musical The Umbrellas of Cherbourg, playing Catherine Deneuve’s character, opposite Maureen MgGovern. Bateman is the owner of two successful entertainment production companies, PURE Productions INC and Groove Merchants LLC, which won the prestigious “Best in State” award for 2012 and 2013. Her band The Groove Merchants travels internationally, in 2013 playing in Monte Carlo during The Grand Prix, for the Microsoft convention in the Phillips Arena in Atlanta, and the Kentucky Derby Opening Night Gala.

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