Kara Lane

Alice Beineke

Training: Australian-born Kara studied for a year in classical singing (Central Queensland Conservatorium of Music); a year in acting (MASQUE, Sydney); and a year in dance (Brent Street Performing Arts College, Sydney).

Theatre credits include: Guest lead vocalist for The Big Beat Revue tour featuring the U.K.’s number 1 swing and jive band, The Jive Aces; ‘Madame Giry’ in The Phantom of the Opera (Paul Morrisey Ltd.); ‘Baroness Elsa Schraeder’ in the national tour of The Sound of Music; ‘Winifred Banks’ in Mary Poppins (Cameron Mackintosh Ltd. International Tour); ‘Beggar Woman’ in Sweeney Todd (Derby Theatre and Colchester Mercury Theatre); ‘Baroness Elsa Schraeder’ in The Sound Of Music (Dubai); ‘Gertie Cummings’ in the revival of Oklahoma! (National Tour) starring Belinda Lang and Gary Wilmot; ‘Dolly Tate’ in Annie Get Your Gun (National Tour) starring Jason Donovan, Norman Pace and Emma Williams; ‘Anais Nin’ in the UK premier of The Mistress Cycle and creating the role of ‘Zurline’ in Claus (Both at London’s Landor Theatre for Aria Entertainment); the starring role of ‘Reno Sweeney’ in Anything Goes (Kilworth House Theatre); ‘Rose Seller’ and first cover ‘Nancy’ in Cameron Mackintosh’s Oliver! (National Tour) starring Samantha Barks and Neil Morrissey; First cover ‘Diana Divane’ the Opera Diva in the world premiere of Lend Me a Tenor – The Musical (Gielgud Theatre, London’s West End) starring Matthew Kelly, Joanna Riding and Damian Humbley; ‘Magenta/Usherette’ in The Rocky Horror Show (National Tour and Singapore) starring David Bedella with guest stars such as Ainsley Harriott, Christopher Biggins, Richard O’Brien and Tim Brooke-Taylor; Understudy ‘Eva Peron’ in Evita (National Tour) starring Louise Dearman; ‘Ghost of Christmas Past’ in Scrooge (National Tour) starring Shane Ritchie; and ‘Mary Magdalene’ in Jesus Christ Superstar (National Tour) starring Glenn Carter.

Australian credits include: ‘Bridie O’Malley’ in the Eureka workshop and concept album starring Rob Guest, Katy Manning and Barry Crocker; ‘Kelly’ in the Australian soap Home and Away; and ‘Sarah’ in Garage Days (Alex Proyas feature film).

Kara also runs her own vintage jazz inspired cabaret trio, The Girls From Oz!