Neil Canfer

Neil trained at The Royal Academy of Music. He has sung all his life and loves performing with the West End Singing Waiters. His theatre credits include 'A Tale of Two Cities' (Charing Cross theatre), ‘Assassins’ (Union Theatre), 'Crazy for you’ (London Palladium), ‘Singin in the Rain’ (Broadway Studio Theatre) and ‘Thoroughly Modern Millie’ (ADC Theatre, Cambridge).

 

Neil started the West End Singing Waiters in 2012, he loves entertaining people and making them smile. His vision when starting the WESW was to enhance and entertain every event the West End Singing Waiters perform at. This has been achieved at every one of the events we have performed at with a 100% standing ovation rate, he is extremely proud of the team.

 
We only use west end trained performers who have attended the top drama schools in the country and have worked extensively in the industry.
 
The versatility of our singers means that we can sing anything, so we can create a bespoke package for your needs.

 

 

Kilke John

Kilke trained at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts in London, receiving a MA degree in Musical Theatre after completing a BA Hons in Performing Arts at the Codarts Conservatoire in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. 

 

Theatre credits include: ‘ Florrie’ in Beside the Seaside (UK Tour) ‘Alice Fitzwarren’ in ‘Dick Whittington’ for CH Pantomimes; ‘Swing’ in The Mikado (UK Tour); ‘Lead Vocalist’ for Headliners Theatre Company (Continental and Intercontinental Tour); Title role in ‘Sleeping Beauty’ (Bedworth), Cinderella in ‘Cinderella’ (UK Tour); Chorus in ‘Crazy for You’ (London Palladium); Ghost of Christmas Past in ‘A Christmas Carol’ (Kings Head Theatre) and ‘Dr. Nicoll’ in Pages: Promised Land (Union Theatre). 

 

Kilke  does also a variety of screen work, corporate and presenter work. As a trilingual recording artist she is regularly engaged to do recording work in the UK and across Europe. Recent credits include recordings for Kelloggs , Shell, Blackberry, HP LandRover, Skechers and SONY. 

Ellie Leah

Ellie trained as an actress at the Birmingham School of Speech and Drama before swiftly falling into the world of musical theatre.

 

It's great working for West End Singing Waiters, the element of surprise is always exciting and seeing the reaction from all the guests is brilliant!

 

Her credits include: Bluette in The Blues brothers (UK Tour) Boompsa Daisy in Treasure island (Liverpool Everyman) Presenter in CBBC's Playdays (UK Tour) Dolly Parton in Legends Of Country (UK Tour) Gina in Heartbeat The Musical (UK Tour) Lia in Hold Tight It's 60's Night (Holland Tour) Sylvia in Stepping Out (Lincoln Theatre Royal) A Star To Be In Annie (UK Tour) Production Vocalist on board P&O cruise ship the Aurora, Mrs. Potts in Beauty and the Beast (UK Tour) The Woman in Marry Me A Little (Cheltenham Everyman Theatre) Nun in SisterAct (London Palladium) Donna in Mamma Mia (International Tour) Diva in Priscilla Queen Of The Desert (UK Tour) West End Live 2014.

 

TV and recordings include: I'd Do Anything BBC, This Morning ITV, Ident for BBC World Service.

Anna Brook-Mitchell

Anna trained at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts after studying for a degree in Drama and Music (classical singing) at Hull University.  Her versatile voice and flair for comedy means that she absolutely loves performing with The West End Singing Waiters; not only does she get to learn lots of new material, she also gets such a buzz from seeing all of the hard work the team puts into each wedding completely worth it when the reaction of the crowd is such a happy one!
 
Credits include: Yum Yum in The Mikado (UK tour) Ensemble in Ivor Novello's Gay's The Word (Jermyn Street Theatre, Finborough Theatre and Windsor Theatre Royal) Josephine in HMS Pinafore (UK tour) Peabody in Flahooley (Saddler's Wells) Mabel in The Pirates of Penzance (UK tour) Young Heidi in Follies (Pleasance Theatre, Islington) Ensemble in The Boy Friend (Her Majesty's) Kathy in Company (Pleasance) 
Recording: Gay's The Word, Original 2012 London Cast .

Craig Berry

Craig was as a finalist on Channel 4’s musical theatre talent search, "Musicality". Theatre credits include Max Bialystock in an award-winning production of The Producers.  Additional favourite roles include Beast in Beauty and the Beast, Darryl Van Horne in Witches of Eastwick, Billy Bigelow in Carousel, Fred Graham in Kiss Me Kate, Judas in Jesus Christ Superstar and Anatoly in Chess.  

 

Laura Darton

Laura trained at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts where she was the recipient of the Peter Coxhead and Ian Fleming Awards. 

She is a classical-crossover vocalist and sings anything from pop to musical theatre to 80’s rock to opera! 

Theatre: Helvetia Burelli in The Rat Pack: Christmas and Live from Las Vegas, Charity in Enlightening the World (Royal Albert Hall), Sue in Dreamboats and Petticoats and Dreamboats and Miniskirts (UK Tour), Showboat (New London Theatre), Prince Charming in Cinderella (Cambridge Arts Theatre), Laura/Anna Maria in Godspell in Concert (Lyric Theatre), Cinderella at The Key Theatre (Peterborough) and Nicole D’Artagnan/Cardinal Rich Tea in Barbershopera’s The Three Musketeers (South Korea and UK tour).

Other: Emily in The Hired Man, Eliza Doolittle in My Fair Lady, Mimi/Dance Captain in Guys and Dolls, The Last Day of Summer Original Cast Demo Recording. She was a finalist in the Stephen Sondheim Society Student Performer of the Year 2013 and sang the winning Styles and Drewe award song, ‘That Once in a Lifetime Feeling’ by Tim Sutton. 

Follow Laura on Twitter and Instagram – @LJDarts 

Joni Talks

Joni trained at The Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts graduating with honours. Theatre credits include Milly in Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (The Shaw Theatre), Queenie in The Wild Party (Avondale Theatre), Dorothy in The Land of Oz (UK Tour), Betty in Refuge (The Oval Theatre) and Belle in Jekyll and Hyde (Italian Tour). Joni also has 10 years' professional experience singing at parties, events and functions and she gets a real buzz from helping to make someone's special occasion a memorable one!

Mark Slowey

Mark trained at the London School of Musical Theatre. Theatre credits include Barsad in 'A Tale of Two Cities' (Charing Cross Theatre), The Rat King in 'Plague! The Musical' (Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2010), David in Stephen Sondheim’s 'Company' (Crown Theatre), Hubert Davenport in 'Rentaghost the Musical' (National Tour), Mr Sowerberry / Dr Grimwig in 'Oliver!' (Aberystwyth Arts Centre),  Principal Vocalist, Heatwave and Temptation (Openwide International, Corfu), as well as a number of corporate and commercial gigs. Mark has also appeared in numerous pantomimes around the country, usually as the dame!.

Matt Stevens

Matt trained at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts, where he received the Sir. John Mills scholarship. He loves singing with the West End Singing Waiters and always enjoys the look on peoples faces when we surprise them.

Theatre credits include: Trotter in 'Words & Music' (Sadlers Wells); Dylan in the European Premiere of Bobby Cronin's musical, 'Daybreak' (Tristan Bates Theatre); understudied and played Charles Darnay in 'A Tale of Two Cities' (Charing Cross Theatre); Sir. Archibald Proops (understudy John Utterson) in Bill Kenwright's number one UK tour, 'Jekyll and Hyde'; Joachim in 'Birth of a King' (The Lighthouse, Poole); Eddie Warren in 'The Day Before Spring' (Sadlers Wells); Brian in 'Elegies for Angels, Punks and Raging Queens' (Chelsea Theatre); ensemble in 'Chess in Concert' (Royal Albert Hall) and 'The Cantabile Christmas Concert' (St John's, Smith Square).

Films include: James Abbott in 'In Real Life'; Michael in 'Genocide'; Rick in 'Interest'; Ryan in 'Paperthin Hero'; The Coach in 'Swim'; Steven Matthews in 'Dave Granger - Guide to Climbing'; Mackenzie in 'Splinter' and Gom in 'Kingdoms of Light'.

Recordings include: 'Chess in Concert' (Royal Albert Hall) and 'Josh Groban - A Collection' (Chorus / Anthem Live).