Cassiopeia is an actress, singer and theatre-maker from Croydon, passionate about new writing in theatre and opera. Her creative practice focuses on collaborating with others to create original work which champions global majority voices; and reimagining classic material in ways that create artistically fulfilling opportunities for womxn.
Cassi trained at the Royal Academy of Music, having previously studied Music at the University of York. She is a member of OT Writers Collective; ETT Forge producers’ network; Paines Plough’s Re:Assemble Dramaturgy Programme and an Associate Artist of the National Youth Theatre.
In 2019 she partnered with Soho Theatre to produce her debut play “Shuck ‘n’ Jive", co-written with Simone Ibbett-Brown and published by Oberon Modern Plays. In 2020 Cassi co-founded black female led physical theatre company Speaks of Rivers who create work for young audiences. Speaks of Rivers’ debut show “The Fourteenth Stop” premiered as part of Upstart Theatre’s DARE Festival at Shoreditch Town Hall in February 2021.
Experience within the Industry:
- Actor - Straight
- /Assistant Director
- /Director (musicals)
- /Director (plays)
- /Musical Theatre Performer
- /Singer Musical Theatre
- /Singer Opera