Previous unpaid speaking roles
I have performed as an Actress
locally and at the Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds in a number of one act plays and musicals. I appeared with Suffolk Opera at The Spa Pavilion, Felixstowe in several Old Time Music Hall shows as one of the supporting acts alongside professional Music Hall Artists between 1998 and 2002.
In 2017 I auditioned for a role in an Abba Tribute Band in London (please see video). I also performed in a Music Hall production at The Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds, and as a character actress in a local play: “The Amazing Story of Cable & Holmes” with a professional theatre company. This involved a mini tour in Norfolk and Suffolk.
My musical theatre repertoire includes: What I did for Love (A Chorus Line), Memory (Lloyd Webber), Don't Cry for me Argentina (Lloyd Webber), The Winner Takes it All (Abba), Thank you for the Music (Abba), Send in the Clowns (Sondheim), On my Own (Les Miserables), Think of Me (Phantom of the Opera), I know him so well (Chess), As long as he needs me (Lionel Bart).
Opera Repertoire includes: O Soave Fancuilla (La Boheme (Puccini), O Mio Babbino Caro (Puccini), Pace Pace (The Force of Destiny, Verdi), Vissi D’Arte (Tosca), Song to the Moon (Rusalka), Nadir and Leila duet (Pearl Fisher Opera (Bizet) and O Namen Lose Freude (Beethoven).
Light Opera repertoire includes: Tis Done I am a bride (Gilbert and Sullivan), Some day my Heart will Awake (Novello), We'll Gather Lilacs (Novello), Romance (The Desert Song) and The Waltz Song (Tom Jones).
I hope you enjoy my video (covers), which include my singing Tale as Old as Time to Beauty and The Beast Disney characters, What I did for Love from A Chorus Line and Memory from Cats.
QUALIFICATIONS: Grace 8 Singing - 1998 (Associated Board of Examiners) (tutored by Helen Ruddock LRAM).
LAMDA Grade 8 in Acting/Grade 8 in Verse and Prose (via Tutor at Theatre Royal, Norwich) - 1997/98.
LAMDA Gold Medal in Acting 2000 (via Tutor at Theatre Royal).
Associate Diploma in Music Theatre (ALCM) (London College of Music) - Dec. 2006 (tutored by Helen Ruddock LRAM).
Licentiate Degree in Acting (LLCM) (London College of Music) obtained January 2018 (tutored by Vincent Gregory LLAM, LTCL).
Vocal studying of Italian song/opera and Lieder with a professional coach in Norwich - 2016-2018.