Project Description

LJ NIELSON

Training: National Diploma in Performing Arts at Italia Conti of Theatre Arts, London

Theatre Credits: Alternate Eva Peron in Evita, International Tour, Pieter Toerien & David Ian Productions (2017/18) Maude, First Cover and played Emma in the original South African Cast of Funny Girl Fugard Theatre, Cape Town (2017) Anybody’s in West Side Story Johannesburg Theatre, Fugard Theatre Company (2017) Annette in Saturday Night Fever Pretoria State Theatre, Bernard Jay Productions (2016) Ensemble, First Cover and Played Lina Lamont in the original South African Cast of Singin’ In The Rain International Tour Pieter Toerien Productions & Lunchbox Productions (2015/2016) Sister Sophia in The Sound of Music International Tour Pieter Toerien Productions and David Ian Productions (2014) Featured Ensemble, first cover and played Baby Houseman in the original South African Cast of Dirty Dancing The International Tour Pieter Toerien Productions Hazel Feldman & Showtime Management (2013) Cabaret vocalist and dance captain in Vintage Varga Girls Monte Casino (2012) Amber in Magical Musicals Sunway Lagoon Amphitheatre, Malaysia (2011) Wendy in the Malaysian Premier of Peter Pan the Musical Sunway Lagoon Amphitheatre, Malaysia (2010) Lead vocalist in Best of British Brick Lane Music Hall, London (2009) Alice Fitzwarren in Dick Whittington Garrick theatre, England, Hiss & Boo Prod (2008/2009) Ensemble in Magic of the Musicals (UK tour, ending at The London Palladium, Flying Music (2008) Lead Vocalist and Ensemble in various stage and lounge productions, MV Aurora and MV Oriana P&O Cruise Lines (2006/2007) Joanne in Rent Avondale Theatre, London (2006) Ensemble in My Fair Lady Avondale Theatre, London (2006) 

Awards: Naledi Theatre Nomination for ‘Best Supporting Female in a Musical’ for Annette in Saturday Night Fever (2017)

MEASUREMENTS

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