Biography

Cara is an actress, Musical Theatre performer and vocalist originally from Nottingham, currently based in London and the East Midlands. 

 

She made her professional debut in the hit children's television series 'Bernard's Watch' aged ten, and since has had a variety of credits both on stage, in film and on television.

 

Cara, who trained at The London School Of Musical Theatre, and The Television Workshop in Nottingham, is also a keen footballer, and supports Coventry City. Her football reel can be found on the 'skills' page of this website. Cara also has intermediate piano/keyboard skills, has good music theory knowledge, and can sight read sheet music.

Cara was nominated for 'Best Female' at The Great British Pantomime Awards in 2017 and 2018, for her roles as Cinderella at Derby Arena, and as Jill in Mother Goose at the Sheffield Lyceum. 

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Summer Nights from 'Grease'

Photo: Hugo Sabino

The latter production also won Best Pantomime 2018 at the awards. At the end of 2018, Cara played Cinderella at The Marlowe Theatre in Canterbury to over 100,000 people. The production was nominated for Best Pantomime at 2019's awards ceremony.

Cara recently returned from America, where she was playing the iconic role of Sandy in Grease for Royal Caribbean Productions. This Christmas she'll be appearing as Jess in Jack and The Beanstalk, alongside The Greatest Showman's Keala Settle, at Northampton's Royal & Derngate Theatre.

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In January 2021, to compliment her work alongside her acting career as a vocal coach, Cara trained and qualified as a Vocal Health First Aider, a person who has the practical skills to spot vocal dysfunction and has knowledge of factors that can affect vocal wellbeing. A Vocal Health First Aider can also support you to put steps in place to maintain optimum vocal health, and refer you to recieve the right treatment for a vocal injury.