Cody Carrera is an award-winning actor, singer, songwriter, and director. Cody was born in Florida, but at the age of six moved to the small town of Murphy, North Carolina where he resided until he was seventeen years old. Cody began performing at his local community theater in Hayesville, NC at the age of twelve. He attended Stagedoor Manor, a prestigious performing arts camp in the Catskills for two back-to back summers. He performed in The Pirates of Penzance and played “Lewis” in Pippin. He was in the same sessions at the camp as actress Beanie Feldstein. He graduated from East Carolina University with a degree in Communications with a concentration in Media.

Cody’s first on screen appearance was in the Glee episode “The Sue Sylvester Shuffle” as the "Waterboy" on the field next to "Coach Beiste" in season two. The episode which aired directly after the 2011 Super Bowl, was the most watched episode of Glee (26.8 million viewers) and also the highest-rated scripted TV broadcast in three consecutive years.

Cody has also appeared in episodes of Disney's Lab Rats, Disney's Kickin' It, and Snapped: Killer Couples. He was the main witness in Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda episode Time Bomb (Season 7, Episode 12). In addition, he has been a featured performer and dancer in the music videos Dream Last Night by Ralo, Less Like Me by Zach Williams, and New Day by Danny Gokey.

In July 2017, Cody released his first song Your Sin, which won the Best Music Videoaward at the Official Latino Film and Arts Festival in 2018. Cody appeared in an NBC interview to promote the festival and his music. His fourth song and music video Catch the Light was screened at the same festival the following year.

Cody self-released his debut EP Fire in December 2017. Fire is a visual and concept EP with each song relating to one of the Seven Deadly Sins and a Zodiac Sign. He self-directed and self-produced the five music videos for the EP. Cody's follow up EP, The “Witch" Chronicles, was released a year later in October 2018 and the music video for his song Get in Line was released the following year.

Cody's debut album Shattered Signs & Deadly Sins was released on October 28th, 2022. Comprised of material from both his EPs the album features eleven songs and a spoken word, epilogue track. Keeping the same theme from the Fire EP, each song corresponds to a Zodiac Sign. While promoting the album, Cody had two billboards- one in Midtown, Atlanta and one on Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles, a full page article in the publication The Hollywood Reporter (Young Hollywood Issue 2022) as well as a televised interview with renowned talk show Sidewalks Entertainment.

Cody has also released cover songs of Mandy Moore’s When I Wasn’t Watching, Dolly Parton's Hard Candy Christmas and Dancing Through Life from Wicked the Musical.

Cody continues to look for the art in life. He hopes to inspire and comfort others with his art as art has inspired and comforted him.

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