Spotlight: RHIANNON DRAKE

RHIANNON DRAKE

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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.rhiannondrake.co.uk
Location:
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Height:5'5" (165cm)
Weight:10st. 5lb. (66kg)
Playing Age:28 - 32 years
Appearance:White
Other:Equity
Eye Colour:Blue-Grey
Hair Colour:Red/Titian
Hair Length:Long
Voice Character:Assured
Voice Quality:Clear
  

About me:

Rhiannon is a London-based musician, composer and actress, with experience in musical theatre, cabaret, concert performance, compèring, corporate entertainment, educational theatre, voice over and live/studio recording. A graduate of ArtsEd (2011) and the University of Oxford, Rhiannon also runs Test of Time Entertainment, an entertainment agency and production company. Rhiannon is one third of Viva La Vamp, who have recently performed at the 02 as Open Mic UK Grand Finalists (Bronze Medal Winners). www.rhiannondrake.com

Musical Concert Stage Short Film Television Training Film Music Video Internet Voice Over Recording Rehearsed Reading Film Further Credits
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Musical
2019, Musical, Composer & Musical Director, The Wind Of Heaven, Weighed In Productions, Will Maynard
2019, Musical, Composer, Gwen (The Ceiling Project), Somewhat Awkward, Grace Taylor
2019, Musical, TV Presenter, Immortality, Biondi Music Theatre, Mark Andrewes
2019, Musical, M.D. and Composer, Herstoric, Test of Time Entertainment, Will Drake
2018, Musical, Vocalist, M.D. & Composer, The Year Without A Summer (Workshop and Launch Concert), Test of Time Entertainment, Will Maynard
2015, Musical, Featured Vocalist/Actor, And You Were Wonderful, On Stage (Film Musical), Cally Spooner
2014, Musical, Sabrina/Understudy Cherry, Grim - A Love Story to Die For, The Untold Theatre Company (Charing Cross Theatre), Adam Wollerton
2014, Musical, Featured Vocalist / Actor, And You Were Wonderful, On Stage, Tate Britain, Cally Spooner / Peter Joslyn
2013, Musical, Featured Vocalist / Actor, And You Were Wonderful, On Stage, (Tour, New York / Europe), Cally Spooner/Peter Joslyn
2012, Musical, Jade Bud, Aladdin, Lost Musicals Company (Lilian Baylis Theatre), Greg Arrowsmith
2011, Musical, Amy, Company, Arts Educational Schools, London, Stephen Dickinson
2010, Musical, Ronette, Little Shop of Horrors, PCMS Productions (OUDS), Joshua Randall
2009, Musical, The Witch, Into the Woods, PCMS Productions (OUDS), Thomas Sandeman
2009, Musical, Beth, Merrily We Roll Along, Tangent Tree Theatre, David Allen
2008, Musical, Amy, The Academy, Parabox Productions, Rob Hemmens and Rhys Jones
2008, Musical, Kate, Kiss Me, Kate, PCMS Productions (OUDS), Thomas Sandeman
2008, Musical, Polly, The Boy Friend, Bullock Events, Nadeem Nanjuwany
Concert
2019, Concert, Lead Vocalist, Viva La Vamp in Concert, Viva La Vamp
2018, Concert, MD & Pianist, The Accidental Feminist, Kira Morsley, Geri Allen
2017, Concert, Compère and Lead Vocalist, Music That Made The Millennials, Test of Time Entertainment, Various Directors
2017, Concert, Lead Vocalist, For Your Ears Only: the Music of James Bond, Test of Time Entertainment, Alex Howgego
2016, Concert, Lead Vocalist, Barlow and Smith's Christmas Cracker Cabaret 2016, Barlow and Smith, Bella Barlow
2016, Concert, Lead Vocalist, Celebrating Marni Nixon, Test of Time Entertainment, Kris Rawlinson, Rhiannon Drake
2016, Concert, Singer and Compère, Testing Time... The Best of Music and Entertainment, Test of Time Entertainment
2015, Concert, Lead Vocalist, Barlow and Smith's 'Christmas In The City' (Album Launch)
2015, Concert, Lead Vocalist, For Your Ears Only, Test of Time Productions, Alex Howgego, Rhiannon Drake
2015, Concert, Lead Vocalist, Testing 1, 2, 3... The Music of Barlow and Smith, MT Tuesdays (Theatre Royal, Stratford East), Bella Barlow
2015, Concert, Lead Vocalist and Compere, Boom Bang-A-Bang! - Celebrating Michael Julien, Test of Time Productions, Alex Howgego / Rhiannon Drake
2014, Concert, Lead Vocalist, Wish Upon A Snowflake..., Test of Time Productions, 2pR
2014, Concert, Lead Vocalist, Barlow and Smith's Christmas Cracker Cabaret, Barlow and Smith, Bella Barlow
2014, Concert, Lead Vocalist, The Oxford Welsh Gala, The Oxford Welsh Male Voice Choir, George Jenkinson
2014, Concert, Lead Vocalist, The West End Meets the West Country, Pro-Active Theatre Company, Matthew Ronchetti
2014, Concert, Compère / Featured Vocalist, Sondheim - 'Only... Slightly Rearranged', Test of Time Productions, Bella Barlow / Rhiannon Drake
2014, Concert, Flashmob Singer, Fundraising Evening (Cafe de Paris), Mousetrap Theatre Projects, Phyllida Lloyd / Nicholas Skilbeck
2013, Concert, Lead Vocalist / Presenter, In The Mood For A Melody, Test of Time Productions (The Pheasantry, Chelsea), Alex Howgego / Rhiannon Drake
2013, Concert, Lead Vocalist, Let's Do It! - A Celebration of the works of Cole Porter, Test of Time Productions (Off West-End Venues), Alys Drake
2013, Concert, Soloist and WEM Choir Member, West End Voices at Christmas, West End Voices, Colin Billing
2012, Concert, Vocalist, BBC Proms Season 2012, BBC Symphony Chorus, Stephen Jackson
2011, Concert, Lead Vocalist, Down for the Count - Swing Orchestra (Ongoing), Down for the Count, Mike Paul-Smith
2009, Concert, Featured Soloist, The Oxford Gargoyles at the Edinburgh Fringe, C Main venue, Daniel Thompson
2009, Concert, Featured Soloist, Anything Can Happen (A Sondheim Review), Oxford Triptych Theatre (OTT), Simon Tavener
2009, Concert, Lead Vocalist, Let's Do It! with Rhiannon Drake and David Mahoney, Shout-About Productions, Alys Drake
2008, Concert, Featured Soloist, The Oxford Gargoyles at the Edinburgh Fringe, C Main venue, Woody Lewenstein
Stage
2014, Stage, Lead Vocalist, Phantoscope, Ernst Projects, Dulcie Joslyn
2014, Stage, Various Character Roles/Vocalist, Dick Backard: Private Eye, Began Old Theatre Company (Live Radio Show), Michael Bond
2012, Stage, Gladys, Dick Backard : Private Eye, Began Old TC, Hoxton Hall (Live Radio Show), Michael Bond
2012, Stage, Various, Shakespeare Live!, Traffic of the Stage, UK Tour, Harry Meacher
2012, Stage, Anne Thorne, The Last Witch, Pins & Feathers Productions (Hertford Theatre), Richard Syms
2011, Stage, Various, History of Theatre Live!, Traffic of the Stage, UK tour, Jillian O'Dowd
2011, Stage, Red Queen/Tweedle Dum, Through the Looking-Glass, Traitor TC (North Bridge Space, Edinburgh), India Furse
2011, Stage, Various, Attempts On Her Life, Arts Educational Schools, London, Paul Rider
2011, Stage, Buckingham, Richard III, Arts Educational Schools, London, Jane Jeffery
2010, Stage, Mrs Trevel, Sweet Panic, Arts Educational Schools, London, James Tillitt
Short Film
2013, Short Film, Holly Streetter, The Girl That Lived, The Apex House/Mind (Charity), Turkan Ahmet, Max Bennett
2012, Short Film, Mrs Gretchen, Status, Qinetik Media, John Morrillo
2012, Short Film, Rebecca, Cain and Abel, Solid Film Productions, Luke Middleton
2011, Short Film, Suki, The Witches of Eastwick, Arts Educational Schools, London, Alex Masterton
Television
2014, Television, Actor, Through the Wormhole, Revelations Entertainment, David LaMattina
Training Film
2013, Training Film, Holly, Unconscious Bias, The Create Network, Mark O'Sullivan
Music Video
2012, Music Video, Backing Singer/Dancer, The Clapping Song (Russell Grant), Patient Zero Productions
Internet
2014, Internet, Featured Actor / Vocalist, And You Were Wonderful, On Film (Trailer), Tate Modern, Cally Spooner
Voice Over
2020, Voice Over, Educational Voice Overs (Tourism), Various, Angel Sharp Media
2019, Voice Over, Live Event Voice Overs, Various, Test of Time Entertainment
2012, Voice Over, Female Voice Over, Caramel Promo, Endemol, DMI Productions
2012, Voice Over, Female Voice, The Real Life Promo, Endemol, DMI Productions
Recording
2019, Recording, Multiple, A Mother's War | New Musical Concept Album, William Drake
2018, Recording, Harriet Shelley, The Year Without A Summer | Concept Album, Test of Time Entertainment Ltd, Rhiannon Drake
2018, Recording, Vocalist, 25th June (Single)
2016, Recording, Lead Vocalist, The Red Soul Brigade EP, The Red Soul Brigade, Titas Halder
2014, Recording, Sabrina, Grim - Original London Cast Recording, The Untold Theatre Company, Joseph Alexander
2009, Recording, Singer, The Oxford Gargoyles: All Right With Me, The Oxford Gargoyles, Daniel Thompson
2008, Recording, Singer, The Oxford Gargoyles: Cloudburst, The Oxford Gargoyles, Woody Lewenstein
Rehearsed Reading
2014, Rehearsed Reading, Mabel, Seeing It Through, The Hertford Theatre, Kate Miller
2014, Rehearsed Reading, Engine/Peggy, The London Cuckolds, Logos Theatre Company, Roger Sansom
2013, Rehearsed Reading, Joanna/Veronica, A Passion Play, The Hertford Theatre (Kate Miller), Rhys Thomas
Film
2017, Film, Margaret Gardiner, The Sculptress (In Production), Pierced Form Films, Alex Bailey
Further Credits
2019, Corporate, Lead Vocalist, Viva La Vamp, Viva La Vamp Vocal Group, Kat Brewer / Rhiannon Drake / Mia Owen
2018, Workshop, MD & Composer, The Year Without A Summer, Test of Time Entertainment Ltd, Will Maynard
2018, Corporate, Lead Vocalist, Corporate Entertainer for Parties, Weddings and Events, Test of Time Entertainment Ltd, Rhiannon Drake
2018, Corporate, Dep-Vocalist, Down For The Count Swing Band, Down For The Count, Mike Paul-Smith
2017, Corporate, Lead Vocalist, VoXelle, VoXelle, Raphaela Mishali
2017, Corporate, Lead Vocalist, The Scarlet Starlets, The Scarlet Starlets, Various Directors

Skills:

Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-Standard, Cockney, English-Standard, Essex, Heightened RP, RP*, Scottish-Standard, Welsh-Standard, Yorkshire
Languages:
(* = Native/Fluent)
English*, French
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
A Cappella*, Ballroom Dancing, Cabaret Singing*, Choral Singing*, Choreography, Contemporary Dance, Contemporary Singing*, Flute, Jazz Dancing, Jazz Singing*, Piano*, Recorder, Rock Singing*, Sight-Reading*, Singer-Songwriter, Soprano*, Street Jazz, Swing Singing*, Top Soprano*
Performance:Musical Theatre, Musician-Professional, Singer-Professional, Theatre In Education
Sports:
(* = highly skilled)
Lacrosse, Swimming, Tennis
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Choir Conductor, Composer, Computer Literate, DBS (CRB) clearance, Drama Coach (professional), Drama Workshop Leader, Fire Staff, LAMDA exam drama coach, Musical Director, Singing Teacher/Coach, Typing (touch), Workshop Leader
Vocal Range:F3 to E6 (belt to E5)

Training:

Arts Educational Schools, London - MA in Acting

Trinity College, London - ATCL Diploma (with Distinction) in Musical Theatre Performance

West End Masterclass

RADA - Musical Theatre Short Course

University of Oxford - MA (Hons) in Geography, John Bain Choral Scholar

Youth Music Theatre UK, Member and Participant

BBC Symphony Chorus

Singing range: Low E (E3) to Top E (E6), with belt to E