Singers' Cabaret Workshop

Simona Budd

Simona works predominantly in musical theatre.  In addition to holding teaching posts at drama and music organisations, including the London School of Musical Theatre, she works freelance.  As a Performance and Interpretation Coach she has worked at ITV for the 2009 & 2010 productions of Newsroom’s Got Talent.

Other media work includes soloist for the Autumn 2009 Mercedes and 2010 Christmas National Lottery radio advertising campaigns and conductor at the world premiere of Disney’s A Christmas Carol in Leicester Square.  

She was Musical Director for the 2012 British Media Awards at the Emirates Stadium and was Assistant Musical Director for One More Night at the Piccadilly Theatre. Simona has performed at the Jermyn Street Theatre as pianist for a selection of the theatre’s cabaret shows and as one of the in-house pianists for Paul L Martin’s Cabaret Confidential at The Pheasantry.  She is Musical Director for Impact Theatre whose shows include Hot Mikado and Seussical the Musical.  Her work as an accompanist has led to performances at London’s South Bank Centre, The Roundhouse, Trafalgar Square, Victoria and Albert Museum and tours in New York, France, Germany and Israel.  She was recently Musical Director for Cinderella at the Bridewell Theatre and her schedule for the forthcoming months includes Musical Director for Grease.

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