GINA BECK

Gina Beck biographyGina Beck is an English actress and singer known primarily for her roles in leading musical theatre productions.

Her first break into musical theatre was at the age of 14 when she auditioned for the National Youth Music Theatre of Great Britain and performed in Warchild at various English cathedrals during 1997.

The following year she played the leading role of Kate Hardcastle in The Kissing Dance which is a new musical by Charles Hart and Howard Goodall based on Goldsmith's She Stoops to Conquer. She reprised this role in the first professional production in March 2011 at the Jermyn Street Theatre.

Gina has had a number of small cameo roles on television including Doctors, Sherlock Holmes and The Case of the Silk Stocking and has done both voice-over and video recordings teaching English Language.

Gina performed in opera and operetta during 2005 at Holland Park Opera (Puccini's Madame Butterfly and Donizetti's L’élisir d’Amoré) and the Buxton Opera House (Gilbert and Sullivan’s Ruddigore and The Sorcerer).

In 2006 she toured South Africa in The Merry Widow and in June of that year she made her West End debut as Cosette in Les Misérables at the Queen’s Theatre.

Gina took over the principal role of Christine Daaé in The Phantom of the Opera at Her Majesty’s Theatre in September 2008 and performed the Phantom duet with Ramin Karimloo at Andrew Lloyd Webber’s 60th birthday concert in Hyde Park. Last October she appeared as part of the Alumni Ensemble in the 25th Anniversary Celebration of Les Misérables at London's O2 Arena.

Recently has taken part in several workshops of Steven Luke Walker compositions for the musical based on the novel Little Women by Louisa May Alcott and performed in a concert showcasing his songs. Most recently she has appeared in The Belle’s Stratagem at Southwark Playhouse.

She has just left the hit musical Wicked! at the Apollo Victoria Theatre where she was playing the part of the good witch GLinda.