Bella Barlow

Bella Barlow

actress, singer and composer

  • Location: London
  • Career stage: Experienced
  • Freelancer: Available

Bella trained at The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama in Musical Theatre obtaining a distinction in her MA having completed her BA (Hons) in Music at The University of Southampton and a DipLCM (Distinction) in Musical Theatre.

She works widely as a professional singer, actress, and composer.

Professional stage credits include: Dream Queen: Janie Dee and Friends (Sam Wanamaker Playhouse - The Globe), Christmas Cracker Cabaret (The Pheasantry), West End to the West Country (Sterts Theatre), Sondheim... Only Slightly Rearranged (Test of Time Productions), Calling All Divas (The Pheasantry), Evelyn in Only Love (The Landor), Side by Side by Sondheim (Edinburgh Fringe), Lead Female in Amore (South Coast UK Tour), Florinda in Into the Woods (Stoke Rep.), Model/Ensemble in WAG! The Musical (Rose and Crown), A New Horizon (Union Theatre), Actor-Musician in Billy Bow (The Nuffield),

Film Credits include: Bollocks (Polarity Films), Trading Models (Barr Productions), Valda (Gui Oliveira), Joan Armatrading’s music video Starlight (Directed by Joel Anderson), Featured Pianist in Corporate Short (Southpoint Films) and Don’t Let Go (Jacob William) where she is a featured singer on the film’s Soundtrack on iTunes.

As a composer: Bella writes the music for the new musical theatre writing duo Barlow & Smith. After their sell-out cabaret in 2014, they have gone on to write for two time Olivier Award Winner Janie Dee and most recently have been shortlisted for the Kevin Spacey Foundation Artist of Choice. They are recording their EP early July with Producer Ian Shaw at the Cowshed Recording Studios, London.


Work History

Pianist and Music Tutor - The Piano Warehouse

Sep 2012 - Dec 2015

Singer - Bella Barlow solo performer (gigs)

Feb 2013 - Nov 2015

Musical Director and Composer - Youth Music Theatre

Jul 2013 - Aug 2015

vocal coach - The Creative Academy

Sep 2012 - Aug 2015

Composer and Performer - Dream Queen: Janie Dee and Friends (Globe Theatre)

Mar 2015 - May 2015


Musical Theatre - MA (Distinction) - Central School of Speech and Drama

Sep 2010 - Sep 2011

Music - BA (hons) - The University of Southampton

Sep 2007 - Aug 2010

Musical Theatre - DipLCM (Distinction) - London College of Music

Sep 2006 - Dec 2006


  • Acting
  • Composition
  • Music
  • Music Composition
  • Music Teaching
  • musical directing
  • Musical Performer
  • Musical Theatre
  • Orchestration
  • Producing and Presenting Specialist Music Radio
  • Radio Presenting
  • Self-promotion
  • sight-reading
  • singer-songwriter
  • Singing
  • Songwriting
  • Songwriting and Arranging
  • Vocal Coaching


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