Marlene H

Actor, Extra, Influencer, Band Member, Singer,… more

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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Physical Attributes

Height:
172 cm / 5ft 8in
Weight:
91 kg / 200 lbs
Ethnicity:
Black / African descent
Chest:
111 cm / 44 in
Skin color:
Brown
Dress size:
UK 18 / AUS 18 / US 14
Eye color:
Brown
Hair color:
Brown

Credits & experience

2016
  • Barakura English Garden, Japan : Solo Singer - I spent 2 weeks performing a variety of songs for visitors to the gardens
  • "A Harlem Story" at Jermyn Street Theatre : Bess
  • The Speakeasy - part of the Derry Jazz and Big Band Festival 2016 : Billie Holiday
2015
  • The Legendary Tinsletown Christmas Ball : Performed a short tribute to Billie Holiday
2012
  • "Swinging At The Cotton Club" Theatre Tour : Singer
2011
  • Southampton Operatic Society's production of HOT MIKADO : Katisha

Acting

Acting experience

Previous paid speaking roles


Languages
  • English

Accents
  • USA Boston
  • USA California
  • USA New York

JUNE 2016: Rehearsed Reading, I played the part of 'Bess' in a new musical - "A HARLEM STORY", by Jackie Skarvellis / Earl Okin / Linda Miller

APRIL - MAY 2016: Cabaret, Billie Holiday, SPEAKEASY (AS PART OF THE DERRY JAZZ FESTIVAL), The Playhouse Derry

DECEMBER 2015: I have been nominated for my role as MOTORMOUTH MAYBELLE - http://www.dailyecho.co.uk/news/14137198.Curtain_Call_Awards_2015__Nominations_announced_/

FEBRUARY and APRIL 2015 - I have played the role of MOTORMOUTH MAYBELLE in two productions of "Hairspray" at the Kings Theatre, Southsea and The Grand Opera House, Belfast respectively.

I have played the part of KATISHA in a production of "Hot Mikado".

http://www.dailyecho.co.uk/leisure/stage/curtaincall/9103573.Hot_Mikado_____Southampton
_Operatic_Society/

I have now been nominated for an award for this part - http://www.dailyecho.co.uk/leisure/stage/curtaincall/9389594.Curtain_Call_Awards_2011_Nominations/

Extras

Extras experience

Previous speaking roles


Music

Vocal ability

Lead singer


Vocal range

Mezzo-Soprano


Singing styles
  • Pop
  • Rock
  • Classical

Favourite genres
  • Pop
  • Rock
  • Jazz

Influences: Incognito, Whitney Houston, Leona Lewis, Barbra Steisand, Tramaine Hawkins, Pointer Sisters, Pixie Lott

FEB 2016: I have appeared as a solo vocalist on stage at The Millenium Forum, Derry.

DEC 2015: I have appeared on stage at The Playhouse Theatre, Derry to sing the songs of Billie Holiday.

APR 2015: I have appeared on stage at The Grand Opera House with the St. Agnes Choral Society and the Belfast Community Gospel Choir. I have had the pleasure of singing with HM Royal Marines Concert, Dance and Big Bands throughout the UK, Iceland and the U.A.E. I have also sang in Malta and St. Lucia with the Hampshire Constabulary Band. Additionally, I sing with Blake Lapthorn's band Eclectic Zoo

MAR 2014: I have performed as guest vocalist with the Ian James Orchestra and Dance Band

MAY 2013: I have had the pleasure of being featured on two songs on the newly released album "PART OF ME" introducing the music of John Deck - http://johndeck.bandcamp.com/track/part-of-me

I have also performed at two Foodies Festivals in 2013 including Hampton Court Palace and Oxford.

SINCE MAR 2012: More recently, I have been touring with a show - "SWINGING AT THE COTTON CLUB" (http://www.johnboddyagency.co.uk/swingingatthecottonclub.htm) that has been playing at various UK theatre venues AND jazz festivals throughout the UK and Europe. The show is a nod to the world famous Cotton Club of Harlem in New York and the performers such as Duke Ellington, Bessie Smith and Billie Holiday who helped make it THE place to be.

Presenting

Languages
  • English

Accents
  • USA Boston
  • USA California
  • USA New York

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