Ellen Jackson: From Motherhood to 12,000 Performances of Phantom of the Opera

Five Minute Call

13-05-2024 • 57 mins

This is Ellen Jackson. 00:00:00 - Opening Trailer 00:00:56 - Introduction 00:01:27 - Ellen's Story 00:03:15 - Early Singing Experiences 00:06:25 - Pursuing a Career in Singing 00:11:00 - Royal Scottish Academy of Music 00:14:23 - Early Career with Scottish Opera 00:17:55 - Transition to Musical Theatre 00:22:24 - Motherhood and Les Misérables 00:26:25 - Born Again at Chichester Festival Theatre 00:29:30 - The Phantom of the Opera 00:37:40 - Maintaining Voice and Performance Over a Long Run 00:44:40 - Leaving Phantom and Adapting to Vocal Changes 00:51:25 - Closing Reflections 00:51:30 - Five Minute Call 00:52:50 - Greatest Growth and Learning Experiences 00:56:58 - Closing ---- FOLLOW ► https://www.instagram.com/fmcpod Oren: https://www.instagram.com/OrenBoder https://www.linkedin.com/in/orenboder Claire: https://www.instagram.com/showminds LISTEN ► Amazon Podcasts: https://music.amazon.co.uk/podcasts/8fb3a694-7799-4062-8607-16a120d5db12/five-minute-call Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/2xNC5y4sno1FSsTp8bjyd3 ---- If you have been or are currently affected by any of the issues discussed in this episode, here are some resources you might find useful. In the first instance, helplines: Samaritans - 116 123 (24/7 phone service) Shout - 85258 (all ages 24/7 texting service) Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) - 0800 585858 (5pm - midnight) Papyrus HOPELINEUK - 0800 068 4141 (for under 35 year olds) If you work in the theatre industry here are some organisations who can help you to find the right help: BAPAM (British Association of Performing Arts Medicine) 020 7404 5888 Music Minds Matter UK 0808 802 8008 https://www.applauseforthought.com https://www.industryminds.co.uk https://www.bapam.org https://www.helpmusicians.org.uk https://www.artsandminds.org.uk https://www.artsminds.co.uk https://www.wellbeinginthearts.org.uk https://www.mind.org.uk

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