When did you join Churchdown players?
In 2022, for the musical Variety Show, ‘Happy Days Are Here Again’. I was excited because it was a musical performance and it was going to give me the chance not only to sing, but also to dance.
Have you been in any other drama groups?
Yes. Since singing and dancing have always been a motivation for me, I wanted to try acting. I joined the Savoyards drama group in Cheltenham in 2018\19 and was cast as part of the ensemble for ‘Calamity Jane’. Previous to that I was performing for the Evesham Operatic Society, but this was just singing and didn’t involve any acting.
Can you remember the first production you were in and who you played?
It was the musical, Jesus Christ Superstar and I played Mary Magdalene. I was very worried about the final crying scene because it involved just acting, but as soon as I heard the music couldn’t stop myself crying anyway.
What has been your favourite character that you have played?
The Star of the East in a Spanish Christmas music production that takes place every year in December. I am honoured to have played this wonderful role for 5/6 years now. However, playing my current character is taking a very special place in my heart too.
Who do you play in the Hound of the Baskervilles?
I play Laura Lyons, an independent business woman.
Can you tell me a little about the character you play?
Laura is an independent, strong willed and mysterious character who has been disowned by her father for marrying against his will, but was then also abandoned by her husband. She comes across as cold and assertive but has many layers - which will be revealed!
Which would you rather be, a hero or a villain?
It’s a conflict for me. Ideally I would like to play a hero that comes across as cool as a villain.