“I’ve never met anyone more naturally talented to be honest. To just be able to pull it out of nowhere. It’s so amazing.”

Laruen Nolan – 8th Grade Drama Teacher

“Luanda is such a passionate, powerful, and dedicated girl! She’s got talent and is going to go so far!”

Kaitlyn Wallace – 12th Grade Choir Director at Boca High

“She has that special something on stage that is so rare. Her love of the theatre shines through in everything she does from performing on stage to working on the tech crew. I feel very confident that Luanda will excel beyond her wildest dreams in this business.”

Tia Mapes – Former Drama Director at Boca High

“She’s fabulous. We coach more than the voice and she gets it. She has the whole package and knows how to tell a story. And she sounds amazing.”

Shelley Keelor – Vocal Coash / Teacher at Taylor Made Dance and Studio

“I loved her performance, everything: Artistry, her voice, presentation on the stage. She is very talented and I am sure she will have a bright and wonderful future!”

Marina Saladino – Balerina and Dance Instructor

“You were amazing. You are a young Bette Midler. Keep it up. You are a star. Keep doing what you are doing and don’t stop.” (Luanda when age 11)

Anonymous audience member – Seussical the Musical, 6th Grade

“Luanda is an excellent voice student and performer who is always willing to take direction and has a great attitude towards teamwork and her stagecraft. She is always seeking to improve on her skills and is an asset to any production, regardless if she is in the ensemble or leading the show.”

Rebeca Diaz – Former Vocal Instructor

“Luanda is a joy to work with. Her focus, dedication, and drive are an incredible asset to the productions; when these are coupled with her natural talent and her desire to improve her craft, it makes her a true force to be reckoned with.”

Sky Whitcomb – Boca High Drama Director 2021