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KAY ROGERS

Kay discovered a passion for singing, dancing and acting at an early age and has been on stage ever since. After graduating with a Bachelor of Performing Arts from the National Academy of Singing and Dramatic Art, her career has allowed her to perform across the globe. Kay has performed extensively as Lead Vocalist with P&O and Princess Cruises in various on-board musicals, and moved to Spain to feature as Sophie in the musical Mama Mia and Meat in We Will Rock You. When Kay isn't working for The Walt Disney Company, she is running the business end of things right here and performing with this fabulous trio.


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KRISTA THOMSON

Originally from New Zealand, Krista started singing on stage at the age of 5. By 8 years old she was a regular on the competitive country music scene. She has won numerous awards around Australasia including the Golden Guitars in New Zealand and The Aristocrat Entertainer of the Year in Tamworth, Australia. Krista went on to study at The National Academy of Singing and Dramatic Art where she gained her Bachelor’s Degree in Music Theatre. Since graduating her theatre credits have included: Oliver!, Beauty and the Beast, Cats, The Frog Prince, A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Melbourne's production of Doubt: A Parable where she played the role of Sister James.

Krista has had over a decade of experience performing at events and weddings and as one of the creators of ‘The Cover Girls’ is proud to be part of this top quality and highly entertaining group.


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SHARON STOKES

Sharon has been professionally singing and performing in shows around the world for over 10 years. Sharon has a BA in Drama and Musical Theatre and completed a Cert II of Musical Theatre at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts.
Sharon has performed for Universal Studios in Japan, performed as the production vocalist for Princess Cruises & Seabourn Cruises, travelled Europe for Thomson Gold singing in a band in 5 star resorts in Rhodes, Greece and Majorca. She has also performed all over Australia in various cabarets and musicals such as South Pacific and the Magnormos production of Children Of Eden.

Since moving to Melbourne, Sharon has started her own successful company, Entertainment 88, specialising in singing lessons, corporate entertainment, videography and the highly popular, Pop Choir. 


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RACHEL BRONCA

Rachel completed her Bachelor of Arts (Music Theatre) at the University of Ballarat Arts Academy. She has performed in Sweet Charity (Charity, Frug lead), Nine (Claudia), and Working (Enid). Most recently Rachel has performed at Chapel Off Chapel in StageArt’s Saturday Night Fever (Stephanie understudy), Altona City Theatre’s The Wedding Singer (Linda) and Footlight’s Production of My Fair Lady and Miss Saigon (Gigi). Rachel is trained in R.A.D Ballet syllabus, and has completed C.S.T.D Tap Syllabus under Maxine Lockwood in South Australia. 
Rachel has completed a Masters degree in Education (leadership and Management) to further her knowledge in effective teaching and hopes to be directing a performing arts academy in the future.


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ALEXIA BRINSLEY

Alexia grew up in Queenstown, New Zealand making the move to Melbourne to study Musical Theatre full time at APO Arts Academy and Danceworld Studios. Since graduating Alexia's theatre credits include Prick the musical, Once Upon a Pantomime, High Fidelity, 16 years old - An Original Cabaret at The Loft Theatre 2015. Also the Cabaret Showcases,  Out of the Blue - A new Australian Musical, Saturday Night Fever at Chapel off Chapel and played a principle role in a New Australian professional workshop of Cinderella.

Alexia is a Vic Theatre guild award nominated Choreographer for her work on 'CGTC's Spelling Bee. Alexia has featured on both New Zealand and Australian television in various commercials, guest hosting NZ's popular TV show What Now? And Australian Sketch comedy Series What's Wrong With You?. She also played the cameo role of Sandy in ABC’s AFI nominated series It's a Date, written and directed by Peter Helier.
Alexia is very excited to be entertaining audiences singing some of her favourite songs with her favourite girl group! ‘The Cover Girls!’


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MICHELLE HUNT

Michelle is thrilled to joining The Cover Girls to share her passion of song, dance and performance. She has been performing for the past 17 years, and has taught singing and dancing the past 10. Michelle was born and raised in America where she had the privilege to perform at the 2002 Winter Olympics, for Formula 1 Racing, a variety of conventions, and Entertainment Theme Parks. After gaining her Dance Education degree in 2007, she left America to perform on Holland America Cruise Lines with Stilletto Entertainment where she sang and danced with Dancing with the Stars at Sea. Since moving to Australia, Michelle has had performing opportunities at Crown, with Krazy Bar Entertainment, CLOC Musical Theatre, and Voltaire Entertainment. She is excited to bring her flare and spark to the CG Team.
 


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CATHERINE HANCOCK

After establishing a passion for performing arts in her home town of Adelaide, Catherine moved to Melbourne in 2014 to pursue musical theatre full time at APO Arts Academy. During her 2 year training she landed her first professional gig in “Spiegelicious” and in 2015 was a semi finalist in the Rob Guest Endowment. Since graduating Catherine has appeared in numerous TVC’s and local musical theatre productions. In 2017 she joined The Cover Girls and also played the role of Maureen in WMTC’s production of RENT. In October this year she will perform the role of Emma Carew in CLOC’s production of Jekyll and Hyde.


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HOLLIE JAMES


Hollie most recently performed in Bring It On: The Musical as Kylar and understudy Campbell. Prior to this, she appeared in the Rocky Horror Show as Swing, Dance Captain and understudy Janet and Columbia, as well as the 60th anniversary production of My Fair Lady, directed by Dame Julie Andrews. Other performance credits include Sue Snell in Carrie: The Musical, Peppa Pig Live!, PippinOn the Edge and Cy by Cy by Cy: The Songs of Cy Coleman. 

Hollie trained at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Music Theatre).  She has performed across Australia and internationally with the improvised musical comedy troupe Impromptunes and is a regular performer on Impromptunes: The Podcast.