Kara Backhous

Vitals

Gender
Female
Age Range
16 - 30
Height
164cm
Base Location
Melbourne
Available In
Adelaide, Auckland, Australian Capital Territory, Brisbane, Christchurch, Dunedin, Gold Coast, International, Melbourne, Northern Territory, Perth, Queenstown, Sydney, Tasmania, Wellington
Skills
Actor, Corporate, Dancer, Musical Theatre, Prof. Singer
Hair
Brown(Honey)Blonde
Eye
Hazel
Memberships
M.E.A.A

Agent

Acting Agent
Talent Artist Management

Feature Photo
Kara Backhous
Feature Clip

Credits

2021

Musical Theatre
Lead Vocalist
Wish Upon A Song
Geelong Lyric Theatre Society
Davina Smith

2020

Musical Theatre
Lead Vocalist
Wish Upon A Song (Online Performance)
Geelong Lyric Theatre Society
Davina Smith

2018

Musical Theatre
Lead Vocalist
The Songs of Pasek & Paul - You Will Be Found
K Productions
dir. Heather Fletcher, MD Peter Rutherford
Musical Theatre
Producer
'The Songs of Pasek & Paul - You Will Be Found'
K Productions
Chapel Off Chapel, Sell Out Season
Musical Theatre
Guest Artist
COPACC Cabaret
Colac Otway Shire
Tamzin McLennan
Music
Featured Singer
Dizzy's Jazz Club
Yeah Yeah!
MD Noel Brown
Music
Lead Vocalist
Acoustic Duo
Luke Bouchier Music
Luke Bouchier & Kara Backhous

2017

Television
Choreographer
Scraping By (Pre-production)
Bone Mountain Productions
Jen McKinnon, James Padley and Jayden White
Music
Lead Singer
Red Nose Ball Fundraiser
Corangamite
Luke Bourchier
Music
Featured Singer
Relay For Life
Camperdown
Luke Bouchier
Music
Featured Singer
Dizzy's Jazz Club
Yeah Yeah!
MD Noel Brown
Music
Lead Vocalist
Acoustic Duo
Luke Bouchier Music
Luke Bouchier & Kara Backhous

2016

Musical Theatre
Featured Performer
Morning Melodies - Best of Broadway, Arts Centre Melbourne
VCA
dir. Margot Fenley, MD Chris Nolan.
Musical Theatre
Anna, Thea (cover)
Spring Awakening
VCA
dir. Tom Healey, MD Andrew Patterson.
Musical Theatre
Ensemble
High Time - Workshop Project
VCA
dir. Martin Croft, dir. Bryce Ives
Musical Theatre
Chiffon
Little Shop of Horrors - Workshop Project
VCA
dir. Danielle Carter, MD Stephanie-Jane Lewendon-Lowe.
Musical Theatre
Summer
Flicker (Mongrel)
VCA
dramaturg. Maude Davey

2015

Stage
Ann
All My Sons - Workshop Project
VCA
dir. Danielle Carter
Stage
Nina
The Seagull - Workshop Project
VCA
dir. Danielle Carter
Musical Theatre
Ensemble
42nd Street
VCA
dir. Gary Young, MD Luke Hunter.
Musical Theatre
Minnie Davies
The Hatpin
VCA
dir. Jacinta John, MD Adrian Portell.
Musical Theatre
Little Red Ridinghood, Ensemble
16 on Sondheim
VCA
dir. Alister Smith, MD Stephen Gray

2014

Stage
Louise
Road - Workshop Project
VCA
dir. Danielle Carter

2013

Stage
Alice
Alice in Wonderland
PSA
Janet Andrewartha
Musical Theatre
Kara
Self Devised Solo Cabaret
PSA
dramaturg. Susan-ann Walker
Musical Theatre
Ensemble
Patrick Studios Midyear Vocal Showcase
PSA
dir. Andrew Hallsworth, MD David Wisken

2012

Musical Theatre
Lucy
13 The Musical
Trinity College
April Greaves

Training

2020
The Voice Gym
Estill - Level 1 & 2
Voice
2015 - 2019
Heather Fletcher Voice Coaching
Heather Fletcher
Weekly Singing Lessons
2017
The Film Space
Aleksi Vellis
Screen Acting
2017
Private Voice Lessons, New York
Andrew Byrne
Voice lessons
2014 - 2016
Victorian College of the Arts
Bachelor of Fine Arts (Music Theatre)
Musical Theatre
2016`
Victorian College of the Arts
Carmel Dean Masterclass
Musical Theatre
2013 - 2013
Patrick Studios Australia
Musical Theatre Full Time
Musical Theatre
2009
AMEB
Grade 6 Classical Piano
Piano

Skills & Attributes

Clothing Size
Female - 12
Natural Accent
Australian
Ethnicity
Caucasian, European
Accents
American Standard, Australian, Brooklyn, Cockney, English, Irish, Scottish, Southern
Languages
English
Hair Length
Long
Hair Style
Straight
Instrumental
Piano / Keyboard
Dance
Ballet, Contemporary, Hip Hop, Jazz, Modern, Rock n Roll , Tap
Singing
Choir, Contemporary, Folk, Jazz, Musical Theatre, Pop, Rock, Show
Singing Range
Mezzo Soprano
Sport
Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Yoga, Pilates, Scuba Diving
Drivers Licences
Car
Model Work Types
Hair
Professional Skills
Actor, Corporate, Dancer, Musical Theatre, Prof. Singer

Media

Public Media
4:41

Photos


Notes

Vocal Range: Mezzo Soprano G3-A5. Belt to E5 Kara has had the opportunity to work with the following creatives and coaches: Directors: Gary Young Martin Croft Tom Healy Alister Smith Maude Davey Heather Fletcher Jacinta John Musical Directors: Peter Rutherford Luke Hunter Andrew Patterson Stephen Gray Adrian Portell Stephanie-Jane Lewendon-Lowe Choreographers: Benjamin Osborne Tracie Morley Michael Ralph Kirstin King Andrew Hallsworth Rohan Brown Steven Grace Natalya Bobenko Vocal Coaches: Heather Fletcher - current singing teacher. Anna McCrossin-Owen Amanda Colliver Peter Rutherford Susan-ann Walker Andrew Byrne Naomi Eyers Acting Coaches: Aleksi Vellis Anna McCrossin-Owen Margot Fenley Danielle Carter Anne O’Keefe Janet Andrewartha