Meet George Rae
George, one of our singing teachers, training includes BMus, PGDip (Distinction), LRAM, PGCE. The Royal Academy of Music, London, where he gained a Postgraduate Performance Diploma (Distinction) and the LRAM in singing teaching. He also holds a BMus (Ian Tomlin School of Music, Napier University) and a Postgraduate Certificate of Education (University of Greenwich/ Trinity College of Music).
George has previously been awarded the Pitlochry Festival Theatre Leon Sinden Award for best male supporting actor for playing Tim in Noises Off.
Other performing credits include, most recently, Disney’s The Lion King where he played Timon for Sir Tim Rice at the Irish Premiere to great critical acclaim. He also played Zazu, Ed and Pumbaa for certain performances.
West End/ West End Tours Include, Benjamin in Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (West End/ British national tour), Schlomo in Fame with Barbara Dickson and Rick in A Slice of Saturday Night with Norman Pace.
Two seasons in repertory for Pitlochry Festival Theatre included: Tim in Noises Off (Leon Sinden Award Winner – Best Supporting Actor); Dvornichek in Rough Crossing; Ralph/ Gremio in Kiss Me, Kate; Harold in An Ideal Husband; Fraser in The Life of Stuff; Jock in The Servant o’ Twa Maisters; Mr Adamson in What Every Woman Knows; Prince Donald in Sleeping Beauty; Ugly Sister in Cinderella. He created the role of George Campbell in the critically acclaimed Whiskey Galore – A Musical!
Other performing credits include Man 1 in The World Goes ‘Round (Canal Café Theatre, London); the title role in Pinocchio (Adam Smith Theatre); Ko-Ko in The Mikado (Carl Rosa Opera Company); HMS Pinafore (Carl Rosa Company 2006/ 2008 USA tour); David in Michael Stassen’s production of Company (Kings’s Head Theatre, London); Man 1 in I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change! (King’s Head/Edinburgh Fringe Festival); Lead Soloist in Simply Sondheim (Music Theatre Ireland); Paul in Company (Insideout Productions); A Dickens of a Christmas (Jermyn Street Theatre) and The Pirates of Penzance (Buxton Opera House). George was a soloist in the Stephen Gately Memorial Concert (Palace Theatre, London).
Television: ‘Herbie’ in An Enchanted Evening (DVD) alongside Dame Judi Dench and Ruthie Henshall (Theatre Royal, Drury Lane – BBC4); The Queen’s Golden Jubilee; Taggart (STV).
Other: As a Musical Director, credits include Beauty and the Beast (Questors Theatre, London); Little Women (Bloomsbury Theatre); Tarzan (The Music Box, Edinburgh). George is the Vocal Consultant to Faith Dramaand is in high demand as a teacher of singing throughout London.