Sal Dupree is a veteran performer, vocal and acting coach and producer. Sal's vocal performances include The Academy of Music, Atlantic City and Las Vegas Casinos and off Broadway shows, as well as feature film and television productions.
Sal performed at Bally's Park Place and the Tropicana for fifteen consecutive years becoming the longest running act in Atlantic City casino history.
Dupree has written, directed and produced live musicals for the Atlantic City Casions and regional theaters.
Robert Basco in the article "The Idol Breaker" - Echoes of the Past Writes "There are some who dare to say Sal Dupree has possessed the most glorious vice in the tri-state area." Dupree's credits include acting and singing in a film called "Suffering Bastards" with John McGinley and Eric Bogosian.
He has credits for vocal coaching on Columbia Records.
The 2006 America's Got Talent "million dollar winner" - Bianca Ryan was taught by Sal Dupree who arranged several of her award winning numbers and performances for the show.
Additionally he has trained talent for numerous venues including American Idol's finalist (top 32) Lou Gazarra, America's Most Talented Kids Finalists, actor and singer Mark InDelicato of the hit show "Ugly Betty" and Dove Award winner Chrissy Conway from Zoe Girls.
As founder of the largest Performing Arts School in New Jersey, he has provided talent for Broadway shows: Annie, Sunday In the Park with George, and the lead Michele Nigalan of the Tony award winning Miss Saigon, The Lion King, Cossett in Les Miserables, the youngest Gretl ever in The Sound of Music and countless more.
Dupree has also coached numerous state and county pageant winners including Miss New Jersey, Miss Pennsylvania, Miss Delaware and currently has had the pleasure to work with Miss America 2007 Lauren Nelson.
Dupree's feature film and televesion experience include: Rocky V, Mannequin on The Move, Dancin On Air, Tammy and The Teenage T-Rex, The New Swiss Family Robinson, and Three.
In 2007 Dupree was the music supervisor on the recently filmed "Mysterious" starring Jim Brolin and Antonio Sabato Jr. Dupree cast the band Wicker Hollow in the film and several of its young singers and actors whose orignal songs were also placed in the film.