Genevieve Davis is a singer, actor, songwriter who began her performing career on stage as a dancer at 4 years old under the guidance of Diana Blaas’ School of Dance in the Illawarra. At 14 years she made her first TV appearance singing on ‘The Gong Show’.
At 16 years old she made her professional debut in Opera Australia’s 89’ production of ‘Albert Herring’. She was amongst the very first graduates of The Talent Development Project (TDP) founded by Mary Lopez & The late Jack Neary. Since then Gen has toured Australia in the following productions:
HAIR (Ensemble), Blues In The Night (Principal Role), Joseph & The Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat (chorus & understudy to Lead role), The Wedding Song (Lead in association with NIDA), Porgy & Bess (Principal role)
Sisterella (Understudy to Lead role), Larry Adler Tour (lead singer), RENT (Principal role), The Revolution Will Not Be Televised (principal), Burn The Floor (Oz, Europe, USA- lead singer), The Violet Hour (Ensemble Theatre-principal).
The 90’s also saw Gen singing on every major Australian TV Variety show throughout the years including Carols in the Domain. She was exclusively contracted for 4 years to be the face and voice of NSW Tourism in Australia/Asia which lead her to perform at the 96’ Olympics in Atlanta. She recorded ‘Sail Down To Australia’ to commemorate Australia winning the 2000 Olympic bid. She was lead singer at the 2000 Olympic Soccer Opening. She also sang with various bands and supported work music artist Angelique Kidjo.
Her film credits include The Neighbourhood (USA), Superman Returns (USA), The Helen Reddy Story ‘I AM WOMAN’ (OZ). Her recordings include 92’ HAIR cast album, ‘Once In A Blue Moon’- tribute to Australian Musicals, ‘Burn the Floor’. The last 6 years Gen has sung with an original acapella group ‘The Glamma Rays’ who released 2 EP’s independently. Gen is a keen piano player and drum kit player who is thrilled to be returning to the stage as a member of this great cast of School of Rock.
Genevieve has previously been nominated for a ‘MO’ award and a Greenroom award.