Born and raised in the small village Jyllinge outside Copenhagen, Denmark, Isabel Schwartzbach's interest in music and the arts started as a child when listening to her mother playing the piano. Encouraged by family and teachers the newly found fondness of piano music quickly expanded to singing and performing. By the age of 13 she was accepted as a member of the Danish National Girls’ Choir (DR) and the urge to pursue a professional career within the arts was ignited.
Isabel Schwartzbach trained at the Danish National Academy of Music majoring in classical voice and has furthermore been trained by coloratura soprano Louise Fribo.
In 2018 Isabel Schwartzbach was cast as the lead role Maria in the first major professional production of West Side Story in Denmark in many years. The production was a collaboration between Aarhus Teater and Aalborg Teater. Immediately following West Side Story, she played the part as Christine Daaé in Andrew Lloyd-Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera at Det Ny Teater, Copenhagen, in 2018/2019. Other professional credits include Maria Rainer in The Sound of Music, Cosette in Les Misérables, understudying Belle in Beauty and the Beast, and understudying Emma in Jekyll and Hyde the Musical.
She is currently engaged as Hodel in Fiddler on the Roof at Det Ny Teater.
Furthermore active as dubber for e.g. Netflix and Disney in singing and speaking roles.
Schwartzbach is studying at the prestigious Stella Adler Studio of Acting in New York City, and is currently on a leave of absence, engaged in multiple professional roles.