Louise Dearman

Patron Singing Techniques and Performance - Wicked, Grizabella, Cats

British musical theatre actress Louise Dearman is widely known through her many performances both on national tours and in London’s West End.

Following her graduation from Laine Theatre Arts College, where she won the Musical Theatre and Opera Award, she joined the touring cast of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat in the role of the Narrator. She then went on to play Jan for the UK tour of Grease in 2000, before returning in 2003 to London’s Victoria Palace Theatre to play the same role. Further past highlights include Sarah Brown for the national tour of Guys and Dolls, and Mimi in the Piccadilly Theatre production of the show; Lucy Harris in the UK tour of Jekyll and Hyde; Debbie in the 2007 Edinburgh Festival production of Debbie Does Dallas; Grizabella in the International production of Cats; Eva Peron in the UK touring production of Evita and becoming the first actress to star as both Glinda and Elphaba in the hit musical Wicked. Louise also created the role of Mrs D in the World Premiere Production of New Musical The Waterbabies.

In recent projects she headlined at the St James Theatre, Victoria, starred in An Evening of Movies and Musicals at the Apollo Victoria Theatre and at Swansea’s Grand Theatre. She also featured on Friday Night is Music Night on BBC Radio 2.

Most recently Louise played Lois Lane/Bianca in Kiss Me Kate staged as part of BBC Proms.

Her current engagements include a Variety Gala Evening at Bradford Alhambra guesting with Michael Ball, an autumn UK Tour of Bond and Beyond and Louise has been invited to perform on the International production of Tell Me On A Sunday.

Louise Dearman’s first album You And I was released in 2005, and was followed by Here Comes the Sun (2012), and It’s Time (2013).