theatre performer Clare Hunter set for her 19th stage show
talented Burnham-On-Sea theatre performer is
set to take to the stage in her 19th production.
Hunter, 33, has been dancing, singing and acting since she was aged
will be performing in Weston Operatic Society's production of Shout,
'the Mod Musical' at St Jude's Theatre from Tuesday 15th to Friday
set in London in the 60s and follows the lives of five women in
their 20s and 30s who all face situations, usually involving relationships.
the story all five women send letters to Gwendolyn Holmes, an advice
columnist for the magazine 'Shout'. Her advice isn't always what
thrilled to be playing Red girl in a small, but very talented, cast,"
says Clare. "The musical score features huge hits such as Son
of a Preacher Man, These Boots are Made for Walking, Shout, Downtown,
Wishin' and Hopin' and You Don't Have to Say You Love Me; the show
is certain to have your toes tapping all night!"
show will mark Clare's 19th full musical show with the society over
her 17 years as a member.
have performed both locally and across the world with amateur groups
and as a professional entertainer," she told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
has been my love from a very early age when I took to the stage
as Shirley temple and Annie, tap dancing and singing in the Bridgwater
Carnival concerts, and talent shows across the country."
performed with the award-winning Coastline Players of Brean, taking
on lead roles and choreographing and directing their pantomimes,
winning awards for best villain, outstanding performance and contributing
towards best village pantomime awards for the club."
favourite genre of performing has always been musical theatre and
I have loved being on stage at many beautiful venues including the
Princess Theatre in Burnham-On-Sea, the Playhouse and Blakehay in
Weston, the town hall stage in Bridgwater and most recently the
McMillan Theatre in Bridgwater."
have had the pleasure taking on some fabulous roles over the years
with my groups - Weston Operatic Society - some of my favourites
including Irene in Crazy for You, Sylvia in Stepping out, and most
recently Louise in Gypsy which earned me a nomination for best actress
with the Somerset Fellowship of Drama at their annual awards evening."
have also performed with Bridgwater Operatic Society, playing Penny
in Hairspray (2015) and most recently Maggie in their 2017 Spring
production of 42nd Street. I even managed to get through the last
two shows tap dancing on a broken toe!"
personal recent highlight for me was interviewing Strictly Come
Dancing winner and Holby City star Tom Chambers at the Princess
Theatre in Burnham, even managing to tap dance with him!"
show will be performed from 15th-19th August at St Jude's Theatre
interested in grabbing a ticket can visit the ticket hotline on
01934 420006 or contacting firstname.lastname@example.org