Victoria Hamilton-Barritt

Born on 8th May 1982, Victoria Hamilton-Barritt is a professional British singer and actress who grew up in North West London. She is best known for her performances in some of the leading musical theatre productions. She made her West End debut in 2003 with Mamma Mia! understudying the character of Lisa.

 

Training:

She went to the Urdang Academy, Covent Garden, London, as well as the Central School of Ballet. She graduated in 2001.

Awards:

She won the 2016 Broadway World Awards for Best Supporting Actress in a New Production of a Musical for her outstanding performance in In the Heights.

Theatre:

Victoria has several theatre credits to her name, the likes of which include Fame (Original London Production, 1995) where she played Carmen Diaz; Oh What a Night! (UK Tour, 2001) where she played the role of Cat; Saturday Night Fever (Scandinavian Arena Tour, 2002) as Connie; Saturday Night Fever (UK Tour, 2004) as the lead character of Stephanie Mungano; Fame (Aldwych Theatre, 2004-05) as the lead, Carmen Diaz; West Side Story (International Tour, 2006) as Anita; Desperately Seeking Susan (Novello Theatre, 2007) as Maria; Flashdance the Musical (UK Tour, 2008-09) as the lead, Alex; Grease (Piccadilly Theatre, 2010) as Rizzo; Gypsy (Leicester Curve, 2012) where she appeared as Louise/Gypsy; A Chorus Line (West End, 2013) where she portrayed the character of Diana Morales; In the Heights (West End Production, 2015) where she appeared as Daniela; Murder Ballad (West End Premiere, 2016) as a performer; The Wild Party (West End Revival, 2017) as Kate, and Death of a Salesman (West End Revival, 2019) where she was seen as Jenny/The Woman.

Film:

She has worked in A Bunch of Amateurs (2008), where she played the role of the Hollywood Director’s Assistant.

TV:

Her television credits include Holby City (1999) and Call the Midwife (2012).