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Jacqui Devereux

Position:Head of Musical Theatre
Experience:Singing & Musical Theatre
Biography:
Versatile Mezzo soprano, Jacqui Devereux, has many stylistic strings to her bow and is accomplished and experienced in opera, musical theatre, recital, revue and cabaret work. Jacqui has appeared in numerous operatic, cabaret, corporate and contemporary performances due to the flexibility of her vocal style and performance abilities. She has also participated in recordings of new musicals Bolivar! and The Red Devil.

Since 1999, Jacqui has progressed into musical direction and in 2007, she started The Company, a highly successful professional pop vocal ensemble aimed at giving young up and coming singers their first professional vocal experience in corporate entertainment.

Jacqui has participated in and conducted master classes and vocal seminars throughout the country and is a highly sought after teacher of voice, particularly in Musical Theatre, her specialty. She teaches both adults and children, professionals and amateurs and a high percentage of her students have gained entry into highly prestigious tertiary courses majoring in contemporary singing and Musical Theatre.(WAAPA, Australian Institute of Music, Qld Con, QUT, & NIDA).

A number of her past students now work in the performance industry, having been cast in professional musicals (Chicago, Adam's Family, Jersey Boys, Spamalot, High School Musical, My Fair Lady, Mary Poppins, Hairspray, Rock Of Ages) and major theme parks (Universal Studios, Disney) and cruise lines (Carnival, P&O). Jacqui brings to her teaching of voice and her performance, not only a wealth of experience, knowledge and skill, but also a sense of humour and passion for her craft.