HELEDD BIANCHIMusical & Reassuring
Playing Age: 25-50
Heledd Bianchi is a Bi-lingual Welsh Actress, Voice Artist, Singer, Writer and Composer who has been working in the Theatre, Arts and Television Industry for over twenty years.
She is an eclectic performer who thrives on delivering performances through the realms of music, movement, poetry and story-telling.
She graduated from Trinity, St David’s University, Carmarthen in 2000 with a BA Honours in Theatre Studies and went straight on to play the lead in a bi-lingual TIE tour of Garden Girls with Arad Goch Theatre Company.
In 2001 she flew to Ibiza to work as a children’s entertainer and compere at Fiesta Resorts, Cala Nova by day and as a featured stage dancer in Lucifer and Amnesia Nightclubs by night.
Between 2002 and 2014 she proudly worked as Artistic Director, Actress and Co-Writer for Theatr Bwcibo, a Bi-lingual Theatre company formed by her and her mother, Diana Bianchi; producing predominantly One- Woman shows. Credits include The One Road, Yr Un Cam, Catrin Glyndwr (Welsh and English adaptation), Night Chronicles, Bei-Ling Burlesque, Living The Past, Do You Remember?, Ifor Ap Meurig Y Dyn Dewr, Dwynwen Dylwythen Y Don A’r Corachod Bach Ffyddlon Y Tir, Ffararararaldiri,. The nature of Bwcibo shows ranged vastly from Elizabethan to Musical Theatre; poetry, music and dance being prominent at the heart of Heledd Bianchi’s creations.
She was delighted in 2004 when the Oscar nominated actor, Huw Garmon decided to direct and co-write Catrin Glyndwr – (One Woman Show about the daughter of Owain Glyndwr, Catrin who was incarcerated to the tower of London with her three children).
The English adaptation of Catrin Glyndwr toured the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and Arundel Fringe Festival in 2005.
Between 2004 and 2013 Heledd co-wrote, directed and performed in many Bi-Lingual Theatre Interpretations with Chance Encounters Heritage Theatre Company. She particularly enjoyed playing the lead roles of Mary Christmas and Sian Corn in the Bi-Lingual Musical Theatre productions,
Father Christmas And Friends, Sion Corn A’u Ffrindie, staged at Oakdale Workmen’s Institute, National Museum Of Wales, St Fagan in 2013.
Heledd’s Televison credits include the popular Welsh Language Soap – Pobol Y Cwm and popular Welsh Language Drama Series – Teulu and Parch.
Heledd has recently been working as a Writer/Composer/Voice Artist on a Musical Theatre Collaboration with Leeway 10 minute Musical Theatre Production, facilitated by the Director and Creator, Angharad Lee. She looks forward to further collaborative opportunities with Leeway Productions, whether it be as Writer, Composer or Performer.
At present Heledd is preparing a One Woman Bi-Lingual Community Musical Theatre show – Trywydd – helping to raise awareness of mental health, a cause very close to her heart. The show will be touring from May, 2017 onwards.
Heledd Bianchi’s full CV and examples of her work can be viewed by visiting www.heleddbianchi.com. Her Spotlight Actress view pin no is 9490-6756-4816