Spotlight: MICHAEL RISELEY

MICHAEL RISELEY

MICHAEL RISELEY by Bayjou Photography
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SPOTLIGHT
7 Leicester Place, London WC2H 7RJ
Phone: 020-7437 7631
Fax: 020-7437 5881
E-mail: enquiries@spotlight.com
WWW: www.spotlight.com
Artist's Website: www.michaelriseley.com
Height:5'10" (177cm)
Playing Age:25 - 35 years
Appearance:White
Nationality:British
Eye Colour:Blue
Hair Colour:Dark Brown
Hair Length:Short
Voice Character:Friendly
Voice Quality:Melodious
  

Currently appearing:

"Absolutely extraordinary... a magnificent voice" - BBC Radio Wales

Stage Television Recording Workshop Concert Further Credits
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Stage
2018, Stage, Nick Massi, Walk Like a Man, UK Tour (2018-2019), Mark Halliday
2018, Stage, Adolfo Pirelli, Sweeney Todd, Slaithwaite Philharmonic, Roxana Haines
2017, Stage, Featured Soloist, Thursford Christmas Spectacular, Thursford Collection, Tracey Iliffe
2017, Stage, Nick Massi, Walk Like a Man, Blackpool Grand Theatre, Mark Halliday
2016, Stage, Featured Soloist, Thursford Christmas Spectacular, Thursford Collection, Tracey Iliffe
2014, Stage, Montparnasse & u/s Enjolras & Bamatabois, Les Miserables, Queen's Theatre (2014-2016), Trevor Nunn/John Caird
2013, Stage, Tenor Swing, Viva Voce, International Tour, Mark Halliday
2013, Stage, Nanki-Poo, The Mikado, Tabard Theatre, Matthew Johnson
2012, Stage, Sir Walter Raleigh, Merrie England, Finborough Theatre, Alex Sutton
2011, Stage, Jamie Wellerstein, The Last Five Years (Welsh Premiere), Swansea Grand Theatre, Vivienne Buckley/Rhys Matthews
2010, Stage, Featured Soloist, Thursford Christmas Spectacular, Thursford Collection, Michele Thorne
2009, Stage, Adolfo Pirelli, Sweeney Todd, Welsh National Opera, Pete Harris
2009, Stage, Featured Soloist/Assistant Director, Lost Musicals, Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama, Ken Caswell
2008, Stage, Charles, After the Dance, Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama, Charlotte Westenra
2008, Stage, Luis, West Side Story, Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama, Paul Kerryson
Television
2014, Television, Guest Vocalist, Prynhawn Da, S4C
2007, Television, Ensemble, Dechrau Canu, Dechrau Canmol, S4C
Recording
2016, Recording, Featured Soloist, As Long As I Have Music: The Songs of Eyles & Gould, Auburn Jam Records
2013, Recording, Featured Soloist, Evil Urges, Original Soundtrack, Invisible Arts Productions
2011, Recording, Ensemble, My Land's Shore, Original Studio Cast, SimG Records
Workshop
2013, Workshop, Tsar Nicholas II, Rasputin: Ripples to Revolution, Making Music Wales, Angharad Lee
2013, Workshop, William Crawshay, My Land's Shore, RADA Studios, Tim Welton
Concert
2019, Concert, Support Act (with The FlyBoys), Sir Cliff Richard - Diamond Encore, UK Tour
2018, Concert, Featured Soloist, West End Wired, Bristol Hippodrome
2013, Concert, Featured Soloist, An Evening of Movies & Musicals, Swansea Grand Theatre
2011, Concert, Himself, An Evening with Michael Riseley, Swansea Grand Theatre
2009, Concert, Ensemble, Video Games Live, Motorpoint Arena Cardiff
Further Credits
2012, Cruise, Principal Vocalist, Queen Victoria, Belinda King Creative Productions, Lisa Cottrell
2008, Opera, Patacha, L'Etoile, Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama, Vivian Coates
2008, Opera, Sem, Noye's Fludde, Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama, Thomas Oliver
2007, Opera, u/s Master of Ceremonies, Cendrillon, Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama, William Relton

Skills:

Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-New York, American-Standard, Cockney, French, Irish-Northern, Irish-Southern, Italian, Liverpool, RP, Swansea*, Welsh-Southern
Languages:
(* = Native/Fluent)
English*
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
A Cappella*, Ballad*, Cabaret Singing*, Choral Singing*, Classical Singing*, Falsetto, Harmony Singing*, Lyric tenor*, Opera*, Pop Singing*, Sight-Reading, Swing Singing*, Tenor*
Performance:Children's Theatre, Compere, Musical Comedy, Musical Impersonator, Musical Theatre, Outdoor Performances, Professional Singer
Sports:
(* = highly skilled)
Football, Stage Combat
Other Skills:Assistant Director (experienced), Assistant Stage Manager (ASM), Computer Literate, Production Assistant (experienced), Vocal Captain (experienced)

Training:

ROYAL WELSH COLLEGE OF MUSIC & DRAMA, BMus (Hons.) Vocal & Opera Studies, 2006 - 2010

Michael was the winner of the 2010 Welsh Musical Theatre Young Singer of the Year Competition