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Millie is a recent graduate of the Guildford School of Acting. Whilst at GSA she played Cinderella in the Yvonne Arnaud production of Cinderella and Maria in the graduation show West Side Story. A huge star of the future !

Iwan Lewis from Llandeilo in West Wales has recently completed a run at the Donmar Warehouse playing Private Augenti in a production of Passion directed by Jamie Lloyd, which has just won the Evening Standard Award. He has just played Nick Piazza in Fame at the Monte Carlo Festival.

Iwan recently graduated from the Guildford School of Acting, whilst training he played the lead role of Armand in Marguerite, Tony in West Side Story and Gideon in Seven Brides for Seven Brothers. Iwan is very excited as he has just been asked to sing at the 2011 Olivier Awards.

Rebecca Knight was a dancer before performing in her first singing role which was Johanna in Sweeney Todd. Her favourite operatic roles to date have been Rosina in The Barber of Seville and Cherubino in The Marriage of Figaro. Recently, as one half international singing duo OperaBabes, Rebecca has released two chart-topping albums, selling in excess of one million copies worldwide. She has performed for her Majesty the Queen at the Festival of Remembrance at The Royal Albert Hall and at the launch of the Commonwealth Games at Buckingham Palace.

Helen Massey studied at the Royal College, Royal Academy of Music as well as with Dennis O'Neill at the Cardiff International Academy of Voice. As well as Helen's concert performances her operatic roles include Blonde in Die Entführung, Oscar in Un Ballo in Maschera, Susanna in Le Nozze di Figaro, Nannetta in Verdi's Falstaff and Adele in Die Fledermaus which she has performed for many of the UK's opera companies.

Sam Furness started his singing career as a Chorister at Llandaff Cathedral and then went to St John's College Cambridge as a choral scholar, where he studied Theology. Sam then went on to study Opera at the Royal Academy of Music.

Sam's repertoire todate includes Tamino in The Magic Flute and Lensky in Eugene Onegin at the Edinburgh Festival. Sam also performs all the famous tenor arias including Nessun Dorma, made famous by the great Pavarotti.

Ros Evans was born in Swansea, educated at King's College, Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff.  Ros has performed at most of the opera house in the UK and aboard. She has performed on some of the world's greatest concert platforms including the Basilica in Cairo and recently her debut at the Sydney Opera House.

Christina Modestou made her West End debut in as the Killer Queen in We Will Rock You, having graduated from a three-year BA (Hons.) in Musical Theatre at Arts Educational Schools. Christina grew up in Wales and before going to drama school, created the role of I in BBC Wales' long-running drama Belonging and appeared in the film Love Actually with Hugh Grant.

Sian Cameron from Cardiff sings with all the national opera companies including Welsh National Opera and The Royal Opera House. She studied at the Royal Academy of Music where she won most of the vocal prizes and was presented the HRH Prince of Wales Award by the Arts Council of Wales.

Chris Jacobsen was the youngest ever Jean Valjean making his debut on the Les Miserablés 25th anniversary tour. Trained at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama & the Guildhall school of Music and Drama, Chris is one of the UK's most exciting performers and recently he played Anthony in Sweeney Todd (WNO) and is currently touring with Stephanie Beecham in Masterclass. Chris can be heard on the Les Miserablés 25th anniversary tour cast recording.

Owain Williams trained at the National Youth Theatre of Wales & Royal Academy of Music, London.  Owain, originally from Carmarthen, gained a law degree from Warwick University before graduating from the RAM with distinction. He was also awarded a DipRAM for outstanding public performance, as well as the Toni V. Fell Prize for speech and song, awarded to him by Joel Fram and Ben Whiteley.

 

Owain can be heard on the Les Misérables Live! - Dream the Dream recording (Feuilly), and can be seen on the Les Misérables In Concert at the O2 - The 25th Anniversary DVD (Feuilly) and on the T-Mobile 'Welcome Home' commercials filmed at Heathrow Airport.

Ria Jones is from Swansea and her West End credits include the title role in Evita, Fantiné in Les Miserablés, Grizabella in Cats, Narrator in Joseph and His Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Florence in Chess, Alexandra in The Witches of Eastwick and the iconic role of Mrs Overall in Victoria Wood's Acorn Antiques.

Mark Llewelyn Evans is a world renowned baritone. Whatever your occasion, Mark is perfect with his witty opera tales and insightful anecdotes of what really happens backstage! An evening with Mark will take you on an emotional journey, making you laugh, cry and leaving you breathless with his heartfelt renditions of traditional classics like Myfanwy & Some Enchanted Evening.