Rachelle Ann Go
An international musical theatre actress and Filipino singer, Rachelle Ann “Shin” Villalobos Go started her music career by taking part in and winning many singing contests. In 2004, she became the Grand Champion of Search for a Star, the talent show that gave her the big break she deserved. In 2005, she won the Silver Prize award at the Shanghai Music Festival for her song “From the Start”, and Best Own Song “Isang Lahi” at the Astana International Song Festival. She became the first Filipino artist to hit the #1 spot in the U.S. music chart.
Rachelle made her theatre debut in 2011 by playing Ariel in The Little Mermaid and went on to earn the Best Actress award. From there, her career in theatre flourished and she has been in several smash-hit musicals in Broadway and London’s West End ever since. Recently, Rachelle appeared in the West End production of Hamilton, which won her the “Best Actress in a New Production of a Musical” in the BroadwayWorld UK Awards.
Among the many awards she has won, here are a few. Best Supporting Performance in a Musical for Hamilton (Take 5 Entertainment Theatre Awards, 2018); Best Actress in a New Production of a Musical (BroadwayWorld UK Awards, 2018); Best Featured Actress in a Musical (Theatre Fan’s Choice Awards, 2017).
Rachelle’s theatre credits include Les Miserables (West End Revival, 2019); Hamilton (West End Production, 2017); Miss Saigon (Broadway Revival Production, 2017); Miss Saigon (West End Revival, 2014); Les Miserables (Original London Production, 1985).
Of All the Things; Miss Saigon: 25th Anniversary Performance.
Her list of music albums include the 2004 album titled “Rachelle Ann Go” (2x Platinum-certified) and the 2009 album “Falling in Love” (Gold certified).