DeLee Lively was born in Houston,Texas. She started her professional career at the age of 9 as Baby June in Gypsy at Theater Under the Stars, aka TUTS. At the age of 17, she was handpicked by Michael Bennett to perform as Maggie and then Val in the smash hit, A Chorus Line. Tommy Tune cast her as Flaemchen on Broadway in Grand Hotel. Smokey Joe’s Cafe brought her a Tony nomination and a Grammy Award for the role of DeLee. She currently performs and co-produces Brunch to Broadway with her husband, Robert Torti.