Gemma Atkins

Gemma Atkins is a British theatre and television actress. She is also a professional singer with an album to her name, along with several stage performances.

 

Training:

Gemma trained at the Laine Theatre Arts and graduated with a Musical Theatre diploma in 2004.

Theatre:

She played the role of swing/Miss Herman, Mabel, understudying and playing Serena in the tour of Fame; Miss Lynch, understudying and playing Rizzo and Jan in the tour of Grease; Belle in Dreams from a Summer House, directed by Tudor Davies, and Little Me in LTA Studio Centre; Mother Goose at the Horsham Arts Centre; Dick Whittington at Horsham Arts Centre; Pearle in Starlight Express; alternate Evita in the UK tour of Evita; Ruth in It’s a Wonderful Life at New Wolsey Theatre; Juliet and Lily in Me and Juliet at the Finborough Theatre; Jullie Jordan in Carousel at Broadway Theatre; ensemble and understudying Nessarose and Elphaba in Wicked at the Apollo Victoria; understudy Eva Peron in Evita at the Dominion Theatre; understudy Nicola and ensemble in Kinky Boots; ensemble in Hello, Dolly! at the Adelphi Theatre.

Gemma played the Lead Singer in West-End Experience at St Ives, Cornwall and Civic, Bedworth. She also played Gwen in the workshop of the musical Arie, Gwen and Lance at the Hampstead Theatre, London.

TV:

Apart from offering vivid performances onstage, she has also worked in BBC’s The Biz, Blue Peter, and CBBC’s The Slammer.

Music:

Gemma recorded her first solo album, Yesterday Tomorrow (Making Records).