Sarah Jackson

Soprano

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Sarah made her Couch Opera Live debut in Episode 4. 

Sarah was born in regional Bunbury WA, and has been heavily involved in the Performing Arts in Western Australia, training extensively in dance, acting and music. She was awarded with the most outstanding arts student achieving both the TEE Art and Drama award in 2007. After graduating from WAAPA classical voice she set her sights over east and relocatate. She had the privilege to sing with Melbourne Opera, BK Opera, Melbourne White Night Festival and Melbourne Fringe Festival as well as the spoken and sung role of Athena for Eagles Nest Theatre amphitheatre tour.

She has enjoyed a variety of principal, understudy and ensemble roles in her operatic crossover career; Basin Street Blues (Josie), The Chit Chat Club. (Lulu) Acis and Galatea (Damien) Life is a Cabaret, (The bearded lady) Ruby Red Fatales (Crimson) at Perth Fringe Festival, (Ensemble) Dido and Aeneas, Hansel and Gretel, A Night in the Forrest, Melba WA Premier and the inaugural oratorio at St Mary’s Cathedral. So co-produced and performed in Sugar, Spice and All things nice at the Christchurch Cathedral Claremont 2016 and was a principal in the Around the World in 80 Days‎ In Support of Racing for MNDI, 2017. She was a soloist in The Music for healing program at St Charles Gardner and Royal Perth Hospital 2014-2015 and Christmas Day, Remembrance Day and Anzac Services at Hollywood Private Hospital in 2016. She has been a soloist in the West Australian Charity Choir, Melville Musical Comedy, Darlington Theatre and the Gilbert and Sullivan Society.

In her time in Perth she was selected to participate in master classes with International vocal coach Mary King, 2016 and Opera director Rachel McDonald, 2015. She was a finalist in Academy Crown finals for classical voice and received several place awards in The North of Perth Music Festival and Joondalup Eisteddfod. She also successfully completed a NIDA Music Theatre Residency in 2016 and acting for film 2015. She has featured in several short films from the WA Film Academy and Curtin University Film School.

She has recently taken up learning the harp, credited to covid lockdown and is looking forward to producing several solo and ensemble concerts for Christmas and fringe Festival 2021.