“Don’t take your voice for granted” Natalie Andreou
Natalie Andreou’s CV includes lead roles in West End and touring shows as varied as Rock Of Ages, Wicked, Mama Mia and Evita. She and Line discuss the various pathways to the West End, the challenges and joys of the job – vocally, mentally and physically. Other topics they discuss include the various vocal qualities required in MT, belt, vocal health, vibrato, dealing with costume and staging challenges. They also discuss Natalie’s teaching practice including how she went about increasing her prices, useful teaching MT tools, tips on helping a student prepare for auditions, and how she now helps singers achieve their MT career goals.
Natalie Andreou is a vocal coach and career mentor for the musical theatre industry. Her 10 year career saw her performing in many shows around the world, including Standby Elphaba in Wicked at the Apollo Victoria, London. This followed a two year run playing the lead role of Sherrie in the original London cast of Rock Of Ages. Her career varies from ensemble dancer to leading lady, so her personal experience is of great benefit for those looking to work within the specialism of musical theatre, from any aspect. Since training with BAST in 2015, Natalie has taught from her private studioÂ in central London. Natalie offers a personalised 1-2-1 service mentoring industry professionals, whether it’s to secure agency representation or get through that audition door. She also currently runs online workshops in subjects such as Acting Through Song and Audition Prep.