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Cast & Creatives

Verity Burgess

Originally from Auckland, New Zealand, Verity relocated to the UK in 2010 to study for her Masters in Musical Theatre at the Guildford School of Acting. She has been a classically trained singer for nineteen years, studying under classical singing coach, Ross Campbell Head of Royal Academy of Music in London. Verity also has a Bachelor of Music Degree in jazz vocals from the New Zealand School of Music. She trained as a dancer from the age of four and was a Junior Associate at the New Zealand School of Dance in ballet and contemporary dance.

 

Verity began her London theatre journey joining the cast of West Side Story, as understudy 'Anita' for The Royal Shakespeare Company/North Music Trust. She then went on to perform in two back to back #1 UK Tours with Bill Kenwright Ltd in Evita, which then transferred into the Dominion Theatre, where she debuted in London's West End. Verity's latest credits were for Really Useful Group/Royal Caribbean where she played 'Demeter' in Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cats, as 'Storyteller' and Dance Captain in Children of Eden at the Union Theatre in London and was an 'Eva Peron' understudy in the most recent International Tour of Evita.

See www.verityesmae.com for more.