A St. Louis-transplant via South Florida, Colin Healy was the frontman for The Republik, a nationally touring rock band and is credited as the singer/songwriter for their three independent albums. His work in pop music has been recognized by Billboard, College Music Journal, and has received radio play nationwide. After graduating high school in 2008, he became the musical director for the theater department at his alma mater, South Broward High School in Hollywood, FL — a program which has become consistently one of the best in the state of Florida. His theatrical compositions include a full-length musical entitled Anthem, which was produced in 2009 and 2011 in his native Fort Lauderdale. His studies include Acting and Music Education with a focus in classical voice at Florida international University in Miami and Broward College in Fort Lauderdale.