Owner at High Impact Productions, Inc. Judy is the creator of SwingShift and the Stars, a fundraising and awareness platform for non-profits around Michigan. SwingShift and the Stars has facilitated the fundraising of over $3.1 million dollars in direct community donations for 80+ non-profit organizations. She is also the lead singer with High Impact’s 7-piece country/classic rock band, ReBooted, and 10-piece swing band, SwingShift. Judy’s extensive voice-over career includes radio, television commercials and industrial training videos across the country. She can frequently be heard singing the National Anthem at many Northern Michigan events.
Judy is excited to be portraying the late Patsy Cline in ReBooted’s new tribute Remembering Patsy Cline! “Singing the songs of a true legend is an honor and I’m looking forward to bringing the memory of Patsy Cline to audiences throughout Michigan and beyond!” – Judy Harrison
Judy got the itch to sing more Patsy Cline when she performed in Always, Patsy Cline with The Bay City Players. She also performed in a beautiful Marvin Hamlisch Tribute with the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra performing alongside the talented pianist, Kevin Cole, and grammy award winning singer, Sylvia McNair.
Judy performed with the Michigan Ensemble Theatre in The World Goes ‘Round, and RSVP Jerome Kern. For seven years, Judy produced the entertainment for the American Heart Association’s Athletic Black Tie fundraising events held at the Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids. She received her Bachelors of Science in Dance from Indiana University. After college, she traveled with a USO show performing in both Germany and Iceland. She later became a choreographer for King’s Productions in the US and Canada and then, after moving to Northern MI, joined the faculty of Interlochen Arts Academy. Judy spent a fantastic twelve years at IAA teaching Musical Theatre Dance and choreographing many musicals such as Chicago, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Cabaret, Seussical, Carousel, A Christmas Carol, Fiddler On The Roof and many more.
Judy and her family reside in Interlochen, MI. She has been married to her amazing husband, Brad, for almost 35 years. Together they have twin sons, Mitchell and Cory, currently living in Brooklyn, working in film and photography, and daughter, Marlee, currently studying dance at Interlochen Arts Academy!