Victoria Gydov

Actor, Extra, Model, Photographer, Singer,… more

Ontario, Canada
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Victoria Gydov_Ave Maria: Charles Gounod

Victoria Gydov, Danish-born, classically trained soprano, presents "Ave Maria" by Charles Gounod.

01Victoria Gydov_Ave Maria: Charles Gounod
02Koodo Voice-over DEMO ONLY
03Scarlett J. Sound-alike DEMO
04Contest Promo Narrator Voice-over_DEMO
05Life Change Story Voice-over DEMO
06Musical Poetry Reading_Red Rose_DEMO
07Atlantis_A World That Time Forgot_DEMO
08Realtor Video Voice-over DEMO
09Mentoring Podcast Voice-over DEMO

Physical Details

Height:
167 cm / 5ft 6in
Eye color:
Hazel
Ethnicity:
White / Caucasian
Hair color:
Blonde
Skin color:
White
Hair length:
Long
Dress size:
UK 12 / AUS 12 / US 8
Hair type:
Straight

Acting

Acting experience

Previous paid speaking roles


Languages
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • Danish
  • Swedish

Accents
  • Australian
  • Canadian
  • Irish
  • South African
  • UK Cockney
  • UK English
  • UK Scottish
  • USA Boston
  • USA California
  • USA New York
  • USA Southern
  • French
  • German
  • Indian
  • Italian
  • Mexican
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Acting/Voiceover Training:

Adult Commercial & Scene Study Workshop: Gloria Mann, Casting Director: Toronto, ON Canada
How to Dub for Animation and Film course: Sun Studio: Copenhagen, Denmark
Theatre Sports Improv Team: Cascade High School: Everett, WA. U.S.A.

Television/Commercials/Film Experience:

- Debbie Rowe (Michael Jackson’s wife) in T.V. show: Broke and Famous "Michael Jackson Story" (Our House Media: Digital Canaries Film Studios) Hamilton, ON Canada (May 2017).
- Wife/Home-owner (TV Show)Top Million Dollar Agent (Octopus Media Group), Toronto, ON Canada (April, 2015).
- Wife (Commercial) Ultimaker 3-D Printer Commercial (Thoughtform Digital Inc.) Toronto, ON Canada (April, 2015).
- Extra in the movie, "The Diary of Ellen Rimbauer" (2003).

Stage Acting/Singing:

- Vanessa: Samuel Barber’s, “Vanessa” (Summer Opera Lyric Theatre) Robert Gill Theatre - Toronto, ON.
- Rose Maybud: Gilbert & Sullivan’s, “Ruddigore” (London Musical Theatre) Talbot Theatre - London, ON.
- Mabel: Gilbert & Sullivan's, "The Pirates of Penzance" (NW Savoyards) PUD Auditorium - Everett, WA.
- Madame Herz: Mozart’s, “The Impresario” Chamber Opera Northwest, Seattle, WA.
- Mrs. Nordstrom - Steven Sondheim’s, "A Little Night Music" at the 5th Avenue Theater in Seattle, WA.
- Lilly: Lucy Simon’s, "The Secret Garden" (East Side Musical Theater) - Kirkland, WA.
- Josephine: Gilbert & Sullivan’s, "H.M.S. Pinafore" (Bellevue Opera) - Meydenbauer Center - Bellevue, WA.
- Peep-Bo: Gilbert & Sullivan’s, "The Mikado" (Bellevue Opera) - Meydenbauer Center - Bellevue, WA.

Music Video/Television/Radio:
- Was featured in a song & video by Hibernate that I wrote lyrics for and recorded vocals on called, “Lux Tua”.
- Several appearances singing and being interviewed on the Roger’s tv show, “What’s Up Oxford” and “Pop Oxford”.
- Appeared singing a duet from the Gilbert and Sullivan operetta, Ruddigore on A-Channel TV in London, ON.
- Sang opera on FM radio station, KING 98.1 and musical highlights on KUOW 94.9.
- Performed arias and duets from the operetta "Farinelli" as well as sang with Danish celebrity Johhny Reimar on the eight LIVE televised "Folk song sing-a-long" shows at the Danish theme park, Bakken (Denmark).
- Sang and was interviewed on U.S. Christian TV show, 'The Master and His Music'. Performed original songs including one of my own compositions. Was interviewed for 30 minutes about my life & career plans.

Extras

Extras experience

Previous extras experience


Extra in the movie, "The Diary of Ellen Rimbauer" (2003).

Modeling

Modeling experience

Beginner, starting out


I have taken part in collaborating as a model and stylist on multiple interesting, romantic, fantasy and fairy tale photo shoots throughout the years, both indoors and outdoors, and enjoy creating original outfits and unique characters. I have worked with photographers in Canada such as: Irene Miller of Stratford, Ontario, John Davidson of Toronto, Ontario, Ata Alishahi of London, Ontario, Lor Meyers (Lora Winterwolf) of London, Ontario, Paul Longo of Toronto, Ontario, Rachelle Kelly of Oakville, Ontario. Some of my photos can be seen in my videos and websites: https://www.victoriagydov.com, https://www.soundcloud.com/vgydov, https://www.youtube.com/ionbri, https://www.facebook.com/Victoria-Gydov-Soprano-159543137190/ *Photos can be supplied upon request.

Music

Vocal ability

Classically trained


Vocal range

Soprano


Composer ability

Intermediate


Singing styles
  • Pop
  • Classical
  • Opera

Favourite genres
  • Pop
  • Electronic
  • Jazz
  • Classical

Influences: Josh Groban, Andrea Bocelli, Sarah Brightman, Il Divo, Joan Sutherland, Luciano Pavarotti, Franco Corelli, Mirella Freni.

*In addition to many years of experience with singing and appearing as a soloist in concerts on stages, in churches and venues in the United States, Europe and Canada, some additional stage performances have included:

Oratorio & Symphony Orchestral Appearances:

- Soloist - Six Songs (Richard Strauss) London Community Orchestra – Centre United Church, London, ON
- Soloist and duets with Tenor, Mark DuBois in the “Tomorrow’s Divas Today” opera concert with the Mississauga Symphony and Conductor, John Barnum at Hammerson Hall in Mississauga, ON, Canada.
- Soprano Soloist in L.V. Beethoven’s, “Ninth Symphony” with the Brampton Symphony Orchestra and Conductor, Robert Raines at The Rose Theatre in Brampton, ON, Canada.
- Soloist in the "Holiday Concert" with The Rainier Symphony Orchestra and Conductor, David Waltman at the Renton IKEA Performing Arts Center in Seattle, WA.
- Second Fairy in Felix Mendelssohn's, "A Midsummer Night's Dream" with the Northwest Sinfonietta and Conductor, Christophe Chagnard at Town Hall in Seattle, WA and the Rialto Theater in Tacoma, WA. USA.
- Soprano Soloist in Richard Strauss’, "Four Last Songs" with the Lake Union Civic Orchestra and Conductor, Christophe Chagnard at Town Hall in Seattle, WA. USA.
- Soprano Soloist in Gustav Mahler’s, "Das Klagende Lied" with the NW Mahler Festival Orchestra and Conductor, Geoffrey Simon at Meany Hall in Seattle, WA. USA.
- Soprano Soloist in Samuel Barber’s, "Knoxville Summer of 1915" with the Pacific Chamber Ensemble and Conductor, Barney Blough, in Seattle, WA. USA.
- Soprano Soloist in Gustav Mahler’s, "2nd Symphony - The Resurrection" with the Northwest Symphony Orchestra and Conductor, Anthony Spain at Benaroya Hall, in Seattle, WA. USA.
- Soprano Soloist in Gustav Mahler’s, "Das Klagende Lied" with the NW Mahler Festival Orchestra and Conductor, George Shangrow in Seattle, WA. USA.
- 1st Soprano Soloist (Magna Peccatrix) in Gustav Mahler's, "8th Symphony of a Thousand" with the NW Mahler Festival Orchestra and Conductor, Geoffrey Simon at Benaroya Hall in Seattle, WA. USA.

Role in Operetta, Opera & Musical Theatre:

- Vanessa: Samuel Barber’s, “Vanessa” (Summer Opera Lyric Theatre) Robert Gill Theatre - Toronto, ON. USA.
- Rose Maybud: Gilbert & Sullivan’s, “Ruddigore” (London Musical Theatre) Talbot Theatre - London, ON. Canada.
- Mabel: Gilbert & Sullivan's, "The Pirates of Penzance" (NW Savoyards) PUD Auditorium - Everett, WA. USA.
- Madame Herz: Mozart’s, “The Impresario” Chamber Opera Northwest, Seattle, WA. USA.
- Mrs. Nordstrom - Steven Sondheim’s, "A Little Night Music" at the 5th Avenue Theater in Seattle, WA. USA.
- Lilly: Lucy Simon’s, "The Secret Garden" (East Side Musical Theater) - Kirkland, WA. USA.
- Josephine: Gilbert & Sullivan’s, "H.M.S. Pinafore" (Bellevue Opera) - Meydenbauer Center - Bellevue, WA. USA.
- Peep-Bo: Gilbert & Sullivan’s, "The Mikado" (Bellevue Opera) - Meydenbauer Center - Bellevue, WA. USA.

Operatic Roles Prepared:

- Vanessa: Vanessa (Samuel Barber)
- Violetta Valéry: La Traviata (Giuseppe Verdi)
- Der Königin der Nacht: Die Zauberflöte (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart)
- Konstanze: Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart)

TV & Reality

- Debbie Rowe (Michael Jackson’s wife) in the television show, Broke and Famous, Hamilton, ON Canada (May 2017)
- Wife/Home-owner (TV Show)Top Million Dollar Agent (Octopus Media Group), Toronto, ON Canada (April, 2015)

Hair, Makeup & Styling

Fashion Styling ability

Intermediate


I have created special looks for many people in theatre and for myself over the years for theatre productions, concerts and in photo shoots.

Photography

Photography experience

Amateur photographer


Presenting

TV presenter experience

No previous TV presenter experience


Radio presenter experience

No previous Radio presenter experience


Languages
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • Danish
  • Swedish

Accents
  • Australian
  • Canadian
  • Irish
  • South African
  • UK Cockney
  • UK English
  • UK Scottish
  • USA Boston
  • USA California
  • USA New York
  • USA Southern
  • French
  • German
  • Indian
  • Italian
  • Mexican
  • Russian
  • Spanish

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