One of Australia’s leading performers, Rachael Beck is widely remembered for her award-winning role as Belle opposite Hugh Jackman in Beauty and the Beast, which won the 1996 ARIA Award for the Best Australian Soundtrack/Cast/Show Release. Amongst countless performances on the musical stage, she gave Green Award-nominated performances as Fantine in Les Miserables and Rumpleteaser in Cats, both produced by Cameron Mackintosh.
Rachael’s theatre credits for the STC include Peg Hartigan in Summer Rain directed by Robyn Nevin, Fredrika in A Little Night Music and Lady Mortimer in Henry IV .
Currently appearing as Lisa Parker in Home & Away, Rachael’s screen credits include City Homicide, Stingers, Mercury, The Feds, This Man This Woman, GP, Flying Doctors, and Hey Dad. She also appeared in the film Ocean Boulevard and as a professional singer in Channel 7’s It Takes Two.
A highly skilled concert performer, Rachael appeared with Todd McKenney and Tommy Tycho in Broadway to Hollywood with the Symphony Orchestras’ in Australia. Her other credits include the tour of War Of The Worlds, Promac Productions’ Morning Melodies Concerts, Broadway Hits for Queensland Pops Orchestra, Goodnight Hamer Hall for The Arts Centre, Victoria and QPAC’s Christmas in Concert and Spirit of Christmas.
In 2011, she toured with The One Night Only Australia and performed with Ian Stenlake at QPAC’s Twelve Acts of Cabaret and Cradle Songs, and More Than Words at the Adelaide Cabaret Festival.
ABC Music is proud to release Rachael’s debut solo album, This Girl, in March 2014. Rachael is an Ambassador of the Australian Children’s Music Foundation founded by Don Spencer OAM.