Reeve Carney is an actor/ singer-songwriter, that has been a staple in the indie music scene and a regular amongst the world of broadway. Best known for his roles as Dorian Gray (Penny Dreadful) and Peter Parker (Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark!).
Reeve has been studying with Valerie Morehouse (LipRoll Host, Celebrity Vocal Coach) since he was 21 years old. In the past 15 years Reeve and Valerie have taken his voice from being a blues rocker, to a broadway star.
Throughout his childhood, the blues would be a constant inspiration in Reeve’s life. After guitar lessons became a financial burden, Reeves mother started taking him to the Blues clubs of L.A. to learn more about the guitar, and music.
At the age of 22 Reeve would find his first glimpse of success with his band ‘Carney’. His longtime mentor and friend Jonny Lang had ‘Carney’ open up for him occasionally throughout the bands run. Reeve would later go on to collaborate with both his brother Zane Carney (John Mayer, Jonny Lang) and sister Paris Carney in the widely popular, “Revolving Band”. The band name stemmed from the revolving door of musicians that would sit in with the band for their shows.
In 2010 Reeve would be cast as Peter Parker in the new Broadway Musical, ‘Spiderman: Turn Off The Dark!’. Known for being (at the time) the most expensive Broadway production, TOTD! would go on to sell over 9 Million dollars with of ticket sales. The productions technical issues would take over as the main character of it’s story. Regardless, Reeve at the Company, performed night after night to sold out crowds.
After TOTD! ended it’s run in New York, Reeve turned to the world of Television. Reeve was casted as the literary character, Dorian Gray in the hit Showtime series, ‘Penny Dreadful’.
Reeve currently stars in the new folk-opera. ‘Hadestown’, which is currently playing at the National Theater in London.
In this episode of LipRoll, Reeve discusses how he has navigated his way through all of his roles, musician, actor, singer, and broadway star. We are given insight into the spirituality that helps bring balance to Reeve’s life and how through the voice lessons, he’s been able to find vocal longevity.