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Janett "Becky" Bass - Non-Union

    (401) 601-2174

    BeckyBassMusic@gmail.com

 

Height: 5'8"
Hair: Dark Brown
Eyes: Brown
Voice: Mezzo-Soprano w/ Alto Belt
 
Education: BA Theatre Arts & Performance Studies, Brown University
Location: Cranston, RI
Willing to travel
Awards/Recognitions

Legacy Award for Outstanding Contribution in the Area of Performace 2018, Rites & Reason Theatre RI

Motif Music Awards 2018 - Best Reggae/Ska Act, Natural Element, Winner

New England Urban Music Awards 2014 - Best Caribbean FemaleWinner

New England Urban Music Awards 2014 - Best Caribbean CD/Single with My Love is Real, Winner

 

Motif Music Awards 2015 - Best Reggae/Ska, Natural Element, Nominee

Motif Music Awards 2014 - Best Reggae/Ska, Natural Element, Nominee

 

“There are a few bright spots...including Janett “Becky’’ Bass...”

- The Boston Globe, Aida 

 

“Janett “Becky” Bass is a standout...”

- Bay Windows, The Amish Project

 

Weston Fine Arts Award for Excellence in Musical Theatre 2013Brown University RI

Marsha Z. West Legacy Award for Outstanding Contribution 2013, Rites & Reason Theatre RI

Women's Launch Pad for Mentoring in the Arts 2013, Brown University RI

Film

November Criminals

Heaven

The Spine of Night

Thrill of the Chase

Feat. Extra

Heaven (lead)

San Al (supp.)

Rebecca Tillman (lead)

Lotus Entertainment

Dulcemina Productions

A Thousand Suns, LLC

Brown University

dir. Sacha Gervasi

dir. Sediqua Francis

dir. Philip Gelatt/Morgan King

dir. Lowry Marshall

Commercial

Ocean State Job Lot

Sandy

Animus Studios

Training & Workshops

Brown University - Providence, RI

Acting: Kym Moore, Lowry Marshall, Jane Nichols, Constance Crawford, Elmo-Terry Morgan

Voice: Thom Jones, Nancy Rosenberg, Andy Hertz, Djeneba Seck

West-African Dance: Michelle Bach-Coulibaly

Modern Dance: Dante Sciarra, Julie Strandberg

Masterclasses: Kathryn Jennings, David Brick, Emmanuelle Delpech

 

London Dramatic Academy - London, UK

Acting: Richard Digby Day, Hugh Ross, Hilary Wood

Shakespeare: Michael Winter

Stage Combat: Gordon Kemp

Voice: Adrienne Thomas, Tim Charrington, Caryll Ziegler

Dance/Movement: Angela Hardcastle, Allison Cologna

Alexander Technique: Gerda Druks-Kok

Masterclasses: Imelda Staunton, Malcolm Sinclair, Delena Kidd

 

Brown/Trinity Repertory Company - Providence, RI, Apprentice

 

Workshops: Freddi Walker-Browne

Special Skills

Voice: A cappella, Jazz, Classical, Gospel, R&B, Soul, Sight Read, Large Vocal Range, Beat Box;

 

Dance: Afro-Cuban, Mande, Caribbean, Basic Ballroom;

Additional Movement: Viewpoints, Mask, Clown & Puppet Work;

 

Accents/Dialects: Theatre Standard, RP, Cockney, Jamaican, Crucian, Southern, Puerto Rican, Cartoon Voices; 

 

Instruments: Classical Piano (10years), Tenor Steel Pan, Basic Djembé Drumming, Vocal & Steel Pan Recording Artist;

 

Documents: Valid Driver’s License, US and St. Kitts Passports/Citizenships, PADI Scuba Certified

Theatre

Yermedea RAW Tour               Ensemble                       La Mama ETC, NY                             dir. Kym Moore

                                                                                             Factory Theatre, MA

                                                                                             99 Empire Street, RI

The Van Meder Trust               Theodora Booker          Connelly Theatre, NY                      dir. Beth Danesco

 

Welcome to Wandaland           Paulette                          Rites & Reason Theatre, RI             dir. Carl Hancock Rux

 

Aida                                             Nehebka                         The Strand Theatre, MA                   dir. James Tallach/

              Meg Foffonof

Hairspray                                   Motormouth Maybelle      Hanaway Theatre, NH                    dir. Trish Landberg

 

A Night with Lady Day             Billie Holiday                Norwich Arts Center, CT                  dir. Theresa Broach

 

The Amish Project                     America, Bill, ens.         Circuit Theatre, MA                         dir. Alex Keegan

 

Jesus Christ Superstar              Priest, ens.                     The Strand Theatre, MA                 dir. Stacey Stephens

 

RENT                                           Mrs. Jefferson/ens.       Back Bay Events Center, MA          dir. Stacey Stephens

 

The Little Mermaid                   Aquata, ens.                   The Strand Theatre, MA                 dir. Stacey Stephens

 

Ophelia's Cotillion                    Gertrude                         Rites & Reason Theatre, RI             dir. Elmo Terry-Morgan

 

A Lady and A Woman               Miss Flora Devine         Rites & Reason Theatre, RI            dir. Connie Crawford

 

Afiba & Her Daughters             Lead Singer/Miss Watson    Rites & Reason Theatre, RI               dir. John Emigh

 

The Killing of Michael X          u/s Chrissy                     Trinity Playwrights Rep, RI           dir. Ryan Purcell

 

Le Nozze di Figaro                    Chorus                            Brown University, RI                      dir. Angelo Gobbato

 

The Bluest Eye                           Claudia                           Brown University, RI                      dir. Jarrett Key

 

A Perfect Wedding                     Ariel                                Brown University, RI                      dir. John Emigh

 

Aida                                             Aida                                 St. Croix, US Virgin Islands           dir. Timothy Graphenreed 

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