Wreh-asha as Mrs Corry in International tour of Mary Poppins with Zizi Strallen as Mary Poppins and Matt Lee as Bert
Wreh-asha as Mrs Corry in International tour of Mary Poppins
Born in Nottingham, to second-generation Jamaican single-mother, Wreh-asha is a singer, song writer and actress. Wreh-asha trained in London and in 2010 debuted in Disney's The Lion King in Londons West End featuring as both comedic Shenzi and the matriach Sarabi.
As an independent artist, Wreh-asha wrote, co-produced and released soulful EP ‘Classic’. In 2013 single 'Classic' made a strong impact, receiving BBC Radio airplay, as well as featuring in US Bravo series 'Girlfriends Guide To Divorce' and recently Oprah's OWN 'Queen Sugar'. Performances as an independent artists have taken Wreh-asha to internationally renowned festivals and venues including Glastonbury and The Jazz Cafe. Having co-produced single ‘Crash’ with Drew Horley (Estelle, Wu-Tang Clan) Wreh-asha also co-directed the music video for the release which featured in music industry documentary ‘God Save The Queen’, alongside Motown legend Martha Reeves (Nick Donnelly/Urban Kingdom).
Previous Theatre credits include: Shenzi and Sarabi understudy and ensemble performer in The Lion King (Disney/West End); Nina Simone in Nina and Shaz (Laura McCluskey); Gary Coleman understudy and ensemble in Avenue Q (UK tour); and Maddy in Booty Call (Segun Lee-French).
TV and Film credits include: Blue Peter (BBC); The Alan Titchmarsh Show (ITV); The Olivier Awards (ITV); God Save The Queen (Nick Donnerly); Devils Work (Guy Soulsby) .
Off stage Wreh-asha is an advocate for 'Special Educational Needs', delivering intervention based support for children and young people with SEN. She has volunteered with Kids Company for their annual Christmas family day and continues to support in the facilitation of drama, music and academia for children and young people particularly those with with Special Needs.
Wreh-asha attended The Acting Studio in New York studying
under Meisner protege James Price and completing the
6-week Intensive Summer Conservatory.
Wreh-asha underwent training with Jim Daley of Bloc Agency NYC specialising in musical theatre repetoire. Following a series of masterclasses with Actors Connection at The Film Center, Wreh-asha also produced a reel showcasing a short of her favourite musical theatre songs.
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Wreh-asha recently featured as Mrs Corry in the International Tour of Mary Poppins.