Josie Benson Camila
Theatre credits: Sweeney Todd (West End), Camila in In The Heights (Southwark Playhouse), Porgy and Bess (West End), understudied and played Madam Giry in The Phantom of the Opera, (West End), Ella Hammer in The Cradle Will Rock (Arcola Theatre) and Why Don’t You Just Sing Jazz? (Arcola Theatre), Linda in Lost in the Stars (Queen Elizabeth Hall), Bernstein’s Mass, understudied and played Carmen Jones in Carmen Jones (Royal Festival Hall), Woman of the World in Blues in the Night (West Yorkshire Playhouse and The Peepul Centre Leicester), Show Boat (Royal Albert Hall), Rhythm and Rhyme and Dreamscape (The Voyager of the Seas Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines), Mass Carib, An African Cargo, Soul Food and The Wedding Dance (Nitro Black Theatre Company), Carmen Jones (no 1 UK Tour), Joyce Heth in Barnum (Landmark Theatre), The Fire Bird (Pleasance Theatre), Make Some Noise (Theatre Royal Stratford), Connected (Wolsey Theatre Ipswich) Shylock in The Merchant of Venice (Tight Fit Theatre Company).
Workshops include: Lucy in Avenue Q and La Pasionaria in Goodbye Barcelona.
Film includes: The Coven (FX Team Productions).
Opera includes: Carmen in Carmen (Opera Del Mar and Beaufort Opera).
Cabaret and concerts include: Josie Benson Sings (Jermyn Street Theatre, Lauderdale House and Burgh House Hampstead) and Josie Benson Sings Jazz (French national tour).
Radio includes: The Jubilee Singers and Lost in the Stars.
Recordings include: Sweeney Todd (West End cast), Summertime (lead vocals/writer, released by Atlantic jaxx).
Josie is an Ultra Marathon runner and was the winning female of ‘Jungle Marathon’ 2014. www.josieinthejungle.com.
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