Originally from Warwickshire in the Midlands, Charlie-Jade is a British Singer & Actress who graduated in Musical Theatre from the Royal Academy of Music in 2015. She will soon be joining the company of Jason Robert Brown's Tony Award Winning Musical, 'Parade', playing the role of Iola Stover.
Prior to her training in Musical Theatre, Charlie-Jade lived in Paris and took singing lessons with a classical soprano as well as joining amateur theatre company 'The International Players' where fell head over heels in love with musical theatre! At sixteen she was was offered a place to further her studies in classical singing as one of ten musicians on the Hampshire Specialist Music Course. Whilst there, she performed as the solo soprano at Winchester Cathedral and relished in exploring operatic soprano roles including Gretel in Hansel & Gretel and Micaela in Carmen.
After graduating from the Royal Academy of Music, Charlie-Jade joined the cast of the Thursford Christmas Spectacular as a soprano and soloist. She has since enjoyed performing in a varied selection of theatre and concerts including most recently, the Soprano & Lead Actor/Singer in Second Helpings in the Fingask Follies UK Tour performing music from Lakme and La Traviata (with comedic twists) as well as performing the classic Victoria Wood sketch 'Let's Do It'.
In 2016 Charlie-Jade played the title role in Red Riding Hood in one of London's original stunning music halls, Hoxton Hall after taking an Ensemble role in the 5* reviewed State Fair at Cadogan Hall directed by Thom Southerland.
Charlie-Jade has been a vocalist for BBC Radio 2's Friday Night is Music Night and the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra at Cadogan Hall in a celebration of Cole Porter with Maria Friedman, Jenna Russell, Graham Bickley and Clive Rowe. Her first West End performance was as a soloist in the concert Curtain Up at the Prince Edward Theatre (Current home to Aladdin!)
Musical Theatre roles whilst at the Royal Academy of Music included 'Lynette Squeaky Fromme' in Sondheim's Assassins, directed by Sam Yates. 'Miss Snow' in Rodgers & Hammerstein's Carousel, directed by Ken Caswell, and 'Dot' in a workshop of Sondheim's Sunday in the Park with George, directed by Jeremy Sams. Charlie-Jade reprised performances from this workshop for the Stephen Sondheim Society in their Summer Gala Event.