Rachael Wooding

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Rachael Wooding
Born 1979
Yorkshire, England
Occupation Actress, singer, dancer
Website http://www.rachaelwooding.com/

Rachael Wooding is a Yorkshire born musical theatre performer, best known for her performances in We Will Rock You, playing Meat and Scaramouche. She began her career in musicals in Germany - such as Cats and Starlight Express. After West End Success in Saturday Night Fever and Fame, she went on to play Amber in the original London cast of Hairspray the Musical. Wooding left Hairspray in October 2008. She then performed the title role in Evita the Musical on the UK tour.[1]

From March 2011, she featured as Mary Delgado in the West End production of Jersey Boys, before leaving the cast after a year to concentrate on other projects; sometimes as a singer in function band Bloomfield Avenue. In October 2012 she returned to We Will Rock You to play principal Scaramouche alongside Oliver Tompsett as Galileo.

Wooding is a 5' 4" Mezzo-soprano.[2] She appeared on Britain's Got Talent in 2016.[3]

Career[edit]

Wooding trained at the Bird College of performing arts,[4] and has been in musicals from a young age.

Her roles include:[2]

Production Role Location
Spirit of the Dance Spirit U.S. Tour
Cats Demeter/Bombalurina/Rumpleteazer Hamburg
Starlight Express Pearl the Observation Car Germany
Fame Serena West End
Footloose Ariel UK Tour
Loveshack AJ UK Tour
Saturday Night Fever Annette West End
We Will Rock You Meat West End
Hairspray Amber Von Tussle West End
Evita Eva Perón UK tour
Bright Lights, Big City Amanda London
Jersey Boys Mary Delgado West End
We Will Rock You Scaramouche, Meat West End

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Evita Tour information". Southampton Mayflower website. Retrieved 2008-12-08. 
  2. ^ a b "Agent Representation". Creative Artists Management. Retrieved 2008-12-08. 
  3. ^ Walker, Danny (7 May 2016). "Rachael Wooding leaves Britain's Got Talent viewers in tears after stunning performance". Daily Mirror. Trinity Mirror. Retrieved 7 May 2016. 
  4. ^ "College Graduates". Doreen Bird Website. Retrieved 2008-12-08.