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JANET DACAL , a Los Angeles native, has a successful and extensive career in music and theater.  Her musical influences range in genres, finding inspiration from the likes of Sarah Vaughn to Celia Cruz.  Her music career began under the wing of Grammy winning artist Gloria Estefan, recording background vocals on a number of her albums.  Other artists she’s worked with include, Ricky Martin, Sharkira, Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony. Following her time with the Estefan’s, Janet toured the world with Grammy Winning, Latin Recording Artist, Luis Enrique. Life’s journey took her to New York City, where she realized the childhood dream of performing on Broadway. Janet has starred in several Broadway productions, including the Tony and Grammy Award Winning Mega-Hit “In The Heights.”   After having originated the role of Carla in the original Off-Broadway and Broadway productions, for which she received a Drama Desk Award, she took over the title role of Nina Rosario. She then starred as Alice, in Frank Wildhorn’s musical “Wonderland.” She appears on the original cast recordings of both “In The Heights” and “Wonderland.”  Janet has had the great pleasure to perform in renowned establishments such as Birdland and The Apollo Theatre in NYC. Favorite television appearances include, “The Tony Awards” and “White Collar.” She has been nominated with Carbonell Awards for her work in the productions, “The Last 5 Years” and “Five Course Love.” She is a founding member of the District Stage Company, a theatrical force based in Miami. Janet served as a vocal coach for the Spanish Television Show “La Voz Kids”, “The Voice” for children in Latin Television Programming. She teaches and coaches voice privately.  Janet presently tours the world as a symphony concert vocalist with New York Pops conductor, Steven Reineke. You can also see her live, singing with her Cuban Ensemble “Janet Dacal & The Alvarez Orchestra.”