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Creative coach and performance Mentor

I have been performing in the West End, nationally and internationally for the past twenty years. Having played in the ensemble and working my way up to many lead roles, such as Eponine and Fantine in Les Miserable, Sophie in Mamma Mia and Grizabella in Cats, I have had my fair share of auditions. There has always been a level of excitement and anxiety when they have approached and I have always known that preparation is key. I have created Mind Management technique workshops and 1:2:1 coaching programmes to help performers mentally prepare for auditions and performance.  I am now the founder of the company “The Musical Mentor” and I am so passionate to share my knowledge with performers, who have suffered with performance anxiety and audition nerves. I want to help them create a positive mindset, a winning attitude and a love and excitement for sharing their talents.

 

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MUSICAL 

2016, Musical, Anita, WEST SIDE STORY, Kilworth House, Matthew White

2015, Musical, Katie Brown, CALAMITY JANE, Jamie Wilson Productions, Nikolai Foster

2015, Musical, Grizabella, CATS AUSTRALIAN TOUR, Really Useful Group

2013, Musical, Grizabella, CATS UK TOUR, David Ian Productions, Chrissie Cartwright

2013, Musical, The Narrator, JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT, The Madinat Theatre, Dubai

2013, Musical, Heidi, TITLE OF SHOW, The Landor Theatre, Robert Mc Whir

2012, Musical, Helen Shapiro/Chilita Sacunda, 20THCENTURY BOY, Bolanic Productions, Gary Lloyd

2010, Musical, Aloe Vera, THE PERFECT WIFE ROADSHOW, Perfect Pitch Musicals, Amanda Wilshire

2008, Musical, Chloe Turner, NEVER FORGET, Arden Entertainment, Ed Curtis

2005, Musical, Fantine, LES MISERABLE, Cameron Mackintosh, Mariano Detry

2005, Musical, Sophie, MAMMA MIA!, Little Star, Phyillada Lloyd

2004, Musical, Rose, BRIGHTON ROCK, Almeida, Michael Attenborough

2004, Musical, Eponine, LES MISERABLE, Cameron Macintosh, James Powel

2004, Musical, Yum Yum, MIKADO, Orange Tree, Chris Monks

2001, Musical, Marcy, THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK, Cameron Mackintosh, James Powell

2000, Musical, Swing/Dancer, THE LION KING, Walt Disney, Anthony Lynn

1999, Musical, Soul Girl, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, Really Useful Group, Gale Edwards

STAGE

2011, Stage, Standby Olive, SPELLING BEE, Donmar Warehouse, Jamie Lloyd

2008, Stage, Denise, LOVE BITES, Neil Gooding, Australia

PANTOMIME

2012, Pantomime, Princess Rose, SLEEPING BEAUTY, Salisbury Playhouse, Joyce Branagh

2011, Pantomime, Cinderella, CINDERELLA, Hackney Empire, Suzie McKenner

2010, Pantomime, Slave of the Ring, ALADDIN, Salisbury Playhouse, Caroline Leslie

CABARET

2012, Cabaret, Sophia Ragavelas, AN INTERNATIONAL AFFAIR, Delfont Rooms. Prince of Wales.

2011, Cabaret, SOPHIA RAGAVELAS IN CABARET, Delfont Room. 

2012, Concert, Guest Soloist, THE NIGHT OF 1000 VOICES AT THE ROYAL ALBERT HALL, Hugh Wooldridge

2011, Concert, Solist, LES MISERABLE 25TH ANNIVERSARY CONCERT O2, Cameron Mackintosh, James Powel

Comedy

2009, Comedy, Lead Soloist, SHOWSTOPPERS, Luckiest Star Productions, Sydney, Neil Gooding

Over twenty five years of teaching, coaching and mentoring.

 

Working within the Establishments

I am passionate to bring my work into colleges, academy's and schools within the performing arts sector.

 

Healthy Happy You- Taster Session

Mastering your Mindset

A 90 minute workshop in person breaking down the barriers and obstacles that you face in auditions. An Introduction to building a healthy mindset. Exploring some tools and techniques that can be applied in preparing for an audition or performance.   


Minium 15 Maximum 25 

*for prices please enquire. 

Happy Healthy You- Signature Workshop.

Mastering your mindset, with practical apllications.

A three hour workshop, in person exploring the mindset. Breaking down the barriers and obstacles that a performer may experience. How it can effect you in a positive and negative way and how to apply three practical applications to combat performance and audition anxiety. Allowing you to be free and have an inner confidence like never before.  

Minium 10- Maximum 20

*for prices please enquire.

Page to Stage- Signature workshop

Have faith in your work.

 A three hour workshop, in person working one to one with The Musical Mentor and a Musical Director.  A unique hands on approach which will take your song to the next level. Preparing the artist to feel confident for their next audition. 

Minium 8 Maximum 12

*for prices please enquire.

Private Services 

Every quartre The Musical Mentor workshops are available across the country. As well as a unique 121 coaching programme.

An introduction to Happy Healthy You! 
Held at THE ACTORS CENTRE.

Mastering your Mindset

A three hour workshop in person breaking down the barriers and obstacles that you face in auditions. An Introduction to building a healthy mindset. Exploring some tools and techniques that can be applied in preparing for an audition or performance.  

Please click on link below to sign up. 

 https://www.actorscentre.co.uk/workshops/introducing-happy-healthy-you

Happy Healthy You- Signature Workshop.

Mastering your mindset, with practical apllications.

A three hour workshop, in person exploring the mindset. Breaking down the barriers and obstacles that a performer may experience. How it can effect you in a positive and negative way and how to apply three practical applications to combat performance and audition anxiety. Allowing you to be free and have an inner confidence like never before.  

Minium 10- Maximum 20

*for prices and dates please enquire.

Page to Stage- Signature workshop

Have faith in your work.

 A three hour workshop, in person working one to one with The Musical Mentor and a Musical Director.  A unique hands on approach which will take your song to the next level. Preparing the artist to feel confident for their next audition. 

Minium 8 Maximum 12

*for prices and dates please enquire.

 

1:2:1 Coaching and Group Masterminds

1:2:1 Coaching Programme

If you want to  explore Mind Management techniques on a deeper level, book my eight week course of coaching. This can be delivered online. Creating new daily habits, a winning mindset and a supportive coach who will guide you and inspire you to be the best version of yourself. 

8 week course: £320.00 @£40 per session (payment plan available)

Single sessions: £45.00

Group Mastermind

**COMING SOON**


 An opportunity to work in small groups with The Musical Mentor and your peers. Coaching each other, sharing your challenges and working out a great solution together. 

 
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" Gratitude is not just a word; it's a way of life" 

Rob Martin

 
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Testimonials

‘The way Sophia communicates her message is so unique: she creates a nurturing atmosphere in which you feel comfortable and willing to connect with parts of yourself you may otherwise find difficult to recognise. What she has to offer and the way she does it is priceless. I would urge everyone to take part in her workshops given the opportunity.’ 
Meg Astin—Swing, Wicked London.

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‘Ground Breaking’ ‘Revisitable Experience’ 

‘Not only is it a great reassurance, but it also works when put into practice. One of my biggest fears as a performer was that when the time came to audition for my favourite show ON EARTH (Les Mis) that I would be too nervous to do my best. However, with the application of Sophia’s techniques I now find myself 1 month into my contract on that very show. I couldn’t recommend the workshop enough, and I think not only would students love these classes, I think they need them. I definitely did.’ 

 Adam Filipe, Swing, Les Miserables, London.