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“My Favourite Things” #1

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My Favourite Things

with Ellie Kirk

We have a wonderful roster of performers at Baby Broadway, all with West End experience.  To find out a little more about them, so we asked some nosy questions (whilst shoe-horning in a musical theatre pun)!

Actress & Singer Ellie Kirk

Biography

Ellie trained at the Guildford School of Acting and gained a First in BA Hons Acting. Her West End credits include Legally Blonde (Savoy Theatre), As You Like It (National Theatre), Lift (Soho Theatre), Therese Raquin (Park Theatre) but she has also worked in children’s theatre incuding Spongebob Squarepants UK Tour, and The Lion The Witch and the Wardrobe (Creation Theatre).

Ellie has also appeared in television programmes such as Gigglebiz and Dick and Dom (CBBC), Genie In the House (Nickelodeon), Doctors (BBC1) and Cardinal Burns (E4).

You can book Ellie for children’s parties through her company www.dinkyparties.com, with Princess, Superhero and various other themes available!

Favourite Things

Do you have a favourite song from a musical?

‘Loose Ends’ from The Witches Of Eastwick

What has been your favourite job in entertainment so far?

Performing in Legally Blonde the Musical in the West End

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As a child, what was your favourite musical film to watch?

‘Meet Me in St Louis’ starring Judy Garland

What’s your favourite thing to do on your day off?

Lunch in Crystal palace, see a show and go to the pub!

Tell us about one of your favourite characters in musical theatre.

Kim from Miss Saigon – one of the bravest characters in musical theatre. So selfless and innocent, yet has this incredible strength which is wonderful and refreshing. She also gets to sing lots of beautiful songs!

What do you think is the best thing about Baby Broadway?

Such a lovely kind team to work with. You get to stretch and practice your vocals as well as stretch your vocal repertoire.  Always such a laugh…I genuinely look forward to each concert!

 

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Ellie enjoys the bubbles along with the audience

Ellie will be performing with Baby Broadway at our November shows and for our Christmas concerts.