Courtney Jane Stapleton, born 27th August 1993 is a British singer, dancer, actress and photographer. She is well known for her work on stage and theatrical productions. She is best recognised for her performance in the West End production of Six the Musical. She made her stage debut in the West End with Mamma Mia! and has since appeared in Bat Out of Hell, Les Miserables, Kerry Ellis Live at the Palladium, as well as the Olivier Awards.
She has covered some of the most famous roles in her stage career. These include Catherine Parr, Katherine Howard, Anna of Cleves, Jane Seymour, Anne Boleyn and Catherine of Aragon. Courtney has worked alongside Collette Guitart, Vicki Manser and Danielle Steers in the production of Bat Out of Hell.
She went to the Arts Educational Schools London for her training. She graduated with a BA Honours Degree in Musical Theatre.
Courtney has worked in several stage productions including Soho Cinders (2014) as Sasha Larkin at Arts Educational; The Music Man (2015) as Gracie Shinn at Arts Educational; The Salem Mass (Kiwifruits Productions, 2015) where she appeared as Abagail Adams; Mamma Mia! (Novello Theatre, 2015) where she was an ensemble and the Cover Ali; Les Miserables (Queen’s Theatre, 2016) where she was an ensemble and understudied Eponine Thenardier; Bat Out of Hell (Dominion Theatre/International Tour, 2017-18) in which she was the Dance Captain as well as a swing (Goddesilla); Six the Musical (Arts Theatre, 2019) where she played Parr/Alternate Seymour; Dear Evan Hansen (Noel Coward Theatre, 2019) where she appeared as Alana Beck/Standby Zoe, and The Throwaways (The Other Palace, 2020) where she played the character of Audrey.
She sang as Jane Seymour in the international video of Six.