THE FIRST LADY OF MUSICAL THEATRE,
VISITS ELECTRIC ARTS THIS AUTUMN
NOTE: 14+/ADULT MASTERCLASS NOW FULLY BOOKED
LIMITED PLACES LEFT FOR 9-13 YEARS
Kerry is recognised as the leading lady of West End and Broadway musicals, with a number of starring roles in London, New York, and around the world. She has achieved chart-topping success as a recording artist signed to Universal Decca with her debut album Anthems.
Theatre credits: Kerry Ellis is best known for her roles including the original ‘Meat’ in Queen and Ben Elton’s musical, We Will Rock You; the first British actress to play Elphaba in Wicked in the West End as well as on Broadway; and Ellen in Miss Saigon. Other leading role credits include Grizabella in Cats at the London Palladium, for which Kerry won a What’s on Stage Award; Nancy in Oliver! and Fantine in Les Misérables. Kerry played the role of Sara in the European premier of Murder Ballad and starred as Alice in the 2017 UK Tour of Frank Wildhorn's musical 'Wonderland'.
Kerry was involved in the Les Miserables feature film as well as headlining various festivals across the country, she also starred in the arena tour of Jeff Wayne’s War of the Worlds alongside Jason Donavan and Ricky Wilson of the Kaiser Chiefs. Kerry also toured with the 20th Anniversary Tour of Rent playing the role of Mimi.
Other performances include singing the National Anthem for the FA Cup final at Wembley, a sold out tour of Champions of Rock in Sweden, and playing Svetlana to critical acclaim in Chess at the Royal Albert Hall opposite Idina Menzel and Josh Groban (subsequently released on DVD and CD and screened on US network television), Thank You For The Music the BBC Radio 2 ABBA concert in Hyde Park, Night of 1000 Voices, and The Festival of Remembrance both at the Royal Albert Hall, she also headlined the BBC Proms in the Park 2010.
Recording credits: Kerry’s chart-topping debut album ‘Anthems’ was produced by Brian May and gave the partnership their first taste of chart success, also collaborating on Kerry’s first major CD Wicked in Rock. This partnership triggered a successful touring career and the duo released their highly anticipated second studio album ‘Golden Days’ in April of 2017.
The beginning of 2018 saw Kerry star in her first play, Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest, her first non-singing role. Shortly after this, Kerry embarked on a 20th Anniversary UK tour, celebrating her 20 year theatre career
KERRY WILL BE JOINING US FOR 2 X 2 HOUR MASTERCLASSES ON SUNDAY 29TH SEPTEMBER 2019
(EXACT TIMES tbc but will be afternoon- Masterclass cost £35
(NB. In the unlikely event, Miss Ellis has to postpone due to future contractual obligations - you will be offered a full refund or an immediate place on her rescheduled Masterclass)
Places are limited and by invitation only, following receipt of the below form: