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Career So far:
"If you think it, want it, dream it, then its real..."

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Glasgow born Vivienne studied at the University of Strathclyde and gained a BA in Community Arts with commendation. She has also had vocal training from Peter Wilson and Mary Hammond, and is an accomplished pianist.

After University she joined the Scottish Opera, where the company embarked on a tour of local schools teaching childen how to sing. Vivienne says about the experience "I wasnt performing myself, it was more about theatre in education". While with Scottish Opera she also took part in productions and recordings of Alba and 1719.

From there she went on to perfom in local pantomines playing Maid Marion in Babes In the Woods at the Kings Theatre, Glasgow. Also appeared in other pantomines around Scotland including Mother Goose and Aladdin.  "It was a good place to start because if you can do pantomime you can do anything. It teaches you disapline and how to pace yourself"

Vivienne also worked for a while as a session singer and appeared on stage singing backing vocals for artists including Michael Bolton and Dina Carroll.

She appeared in the world premiere and recording of Shehallion, a Scottish show by Douglas White. Which ran for over a month in Glasgow. A guest vocalist in The Gaiety Whirl and played the role of Mrs Moody Snr. in the Jasperian Theatre Company's tour of Feel the Spirit.

Vivienne has been enjoying playing the Narrator in Joseph for the past few years both touring the United Kingdom and a two year run in London's West end at the New London Theatre which marked her west end debut.

She was nominated for Best Actress in a Musical at the 2003 Whatsonstage.com Theatregoers Choice Awards for her performance in Joseph.

She now begins a new adventure with the touring production on The Who's TOMMY.