Award-winning actor Rachael Beck is one of Australia's most in-demand performers in musical theatre and television. Having starred in three consecutive seasons of the hit television show, It Takes Two, multi-award winning Rachel Beck has wowed audiences throughout the country with her extraordinary voice and superbly choreographed dance moves.
Rachel performs a wide range of musical genres from pop, jazz, and swing through to musical theatre and adult contemporary – a fantastic recognisable repertoire combined with fun audience interaction.
Much of Rachael's current time is dedicated to musical theatre, including her most recent role of 'Kathy Selden' in the hit IMG production of Singing in the Rain directed by David Atkins, which earned her a prestigious Mo Award nomination.
Rachael Beck is widely remembered for her award winning role opposite Hugh Jackman as 'Belle' in Beauty and the Beast, which won an ARIA Award for the Best Australian Soundtrack / Cast / Show Release in 1996.
Over recent years, Rachael has also worked consistently in Australia's most popular theatre productions, including the role of 'Maria' in The Frost Organisation / SEL production of The Sound of Music. Prior to that, Rachael created the roles of 'Princess Maria' in The Production Company's Call Me Madam and 'Donna', 'Chanelette' and 'Amy' in Big Hair in America, which premiered at the Hot House Theatre under the direction of Marion Potts.
Rachael Beck’s other stage credits include her Green Award nominated performance as 'Fantine' in the Cameron Macintosh production of Les Miserables, 'Rumpleteaser' in Cats also for Cameron Macintosh, the role of 'Naomi' in the Playbox and STC production of Secret Bridesmaid's Business and as 'Sally' in Me and My Girl which toured Australia and New Zealand for the Adelaide Festival.
She has also appeared in two productions with the Sydney Theatre Company, as 'Fredrika' in A Little Night Music and 'Lady Mortimer' in Henry IV. In 1992, Rachael performed the role of Judy Garland in her own one-woman show, Young Judy written by John Beck.
An impressive list of television credits also supports Rachael's position as one of Australia's most promising actors, including Stingers, Mercury, The Feds, This Man This Woman, GP, Flying Doctors, and her popular role as 'Sam' in Hey Dad over three years. She has also appeared in the film Ocean Boulevard.
Rachael's impressive career is a testament to her staying power in Australian entertainment.