Claire de Freitas is a Melbourne-based singer, actor, teacher and writer.
Claire completed the Foundation Program: Music Theatre at the Victorian Collge of the Arts in 2007 and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from Monash University in 2016.
Claire has performed in a variety of productions around Melbourne. Highlights of these include: Grease (Marty), Gypsy (June), The Wedding Singer (Holly), A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (Philia), Aspects of Love (Giulietta) and I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change (Woman 1 and co-producer.)
In 2009, Claire’s self-devised cabaret show The Secret Life of a Secretary had two successful seasons at The Butterfly Club. Claire has also worked on the television series Neighbours, Upper Middle Bogan and House Husbands. Claire is represented by Derrick Talent Management.
Claire teaches Singing to students of all ages at her Highett studio. Claire has had students receive roles in school and amateur musicals, several of which have been recognised with nominations for Youth Lyrebird awards and Music Theatre Guild of Victoria awards.
In 2013, Claire had three students receive callbacks for ‘The Voice Kids.’ One of Claire’s students received a choral scholarship for the prestigious secondary college Firbank Grammar in Brighton. Claire is able to prepare students for auditions, AMEB exams and VCE Music Performance.
Claire also runs beauty, lifestyle and entertainment page Ms This n That Blog. Follow this blog if you want to be in the know about a little bit of everything!
Claire has also had her writing published on the Mamamia Women’s Network.