Ivan is a famed live performer and highly-experienced vocal coach. As a performer, he has performed the role of Jean Valjean in Les Miserables over 2300 times, in over 14 different productions, on Broadway and national tours.
He was honored with the role during the 10th anniversary company in New York, and co-starred along side Andrea McArdle (Original Annie in Annie) at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Maine, and with Lea Salonga (Original Kim in Miss Saigon) on Broadway in the 20th anniversary Les Miz revival, and with two time Tony award winner Sutton Foster on the national tour.
As a vocal coach, he has trained singers from around the world, and has recently worked with top recording artists including The Chainsmokers and Future.
Ivan provides one-on-one training, providing guidance, techniques and experience from over 30 years of professional singing, helping the artist strengthen their natural gifts.
Ivan coaching Drew Taggart of The Chainsmokers for their performance of “Closer” with Halsey at the MTV Video Music Award
Ivan coaching Future for his performance of “Incredible” on The Ellen Show