Singer Kate Blakk is Today’s Honoree

KBKate’s performance credits span three continents including South East Asia, India and the Middle East the United States of America and Australia. A proud graduate of both the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) and the National Institute of Dramatic Arts (NIDA), her career has covered almost every style of music. She has worked with Queen, Keith Urban, Tommy Tycho, George Golla, Nick Enright, Anthony Warlow, Nancy Hays, Lauren Hill, Tim Minchin, Natalie Bassingthwaighte and many others.

Kate toured extensively throughout South East Asia and Australia as a Singer for the Walt Disney Company for ten years then marked her professional Musical Theatre debut with the role of “Star To Be” in the 20th Anniversary Australian National Tour of Annie. She was thrilled to create the role of “Helen” for the World Premiere of Burt Bacharach and Hal David’s What the World Needs Now at the Theater Royal. Other theatre credits include Kathryn in Sunset Boulevard; Grace ‘Lambchops’ Lamb in FAME!, Nick & Nora, Mack & Mabel, Girl Crazy, A.Void, My Favorite Year, Chicago, and is most well know for her portrayal of Marianne Renate in the Australian National Tour of Shout! The Musical.

Kate regularly performs in concert from the Sydney Opera House to the Dubai International Jazz Festival and even the Tamworth Country Music Festival. Highlights include singing for His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales, Her Royal Highness the Crown Princess of the Kingdom of Thailand, Dick Smith, Nicole Kidman, John Stevens and Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia. Kate had been honored to sing the National Anthem at various events including Rugby Union International test matches , NRL Grand Finals, Australia Day Cup as a part of Royal Randwick summer racing festival, The Olympic welcome home parades, and the Australian Swimming Championships.

She is currently in the process of recording her latest EP which has seen her shift into Bluegrass & American country. But don’t let that fool you she has numerous UK top 10 Drum & Bass tracks to her name, and can be heard on a astounding array of TV commercials. Kate is a unique and gifted singer with the ability to cover everything from Opera to Heavy metal. She always brings a fun and laid back approach to the recording studio.

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