Lara Pulver


Lara Pulver

Infobox actor
name = Lara Pulver


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birthplace = Longfield, Kent, England
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occupation = Actress
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spouse = Joshua Dallas
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website = http://www.larapulver.com
laurenceolivierawards = Best Actress Nomination, 2008
theatregoerschoiceawards = Best Actress Nomination, 2008

Lara Pulver is a British actress, notable for receiving nominations for the 2008 Laurence Olivier Awards. cite web|url=http://www.officiallondontheatre.co.uk/news/display?contentId=97803|title=Nominations announcement, 2008 Laurence Olivier Awards|work=Official London Theatre Guide] and the 2008 'Whatsonstage' Theatregoers Choice Awards, cite web|url=http://awards.whatsonstage.com/index.php?pg=493/news/display?contentId=97803|title=Winners list, 2008 Theatregoers Choice Awards|work=Whatsonstage.com] the later being the only major awards for London theatre that are voted for by audience members. cite web|url=http://awards.whatsonstage.com/index.php?pg=396|title=About the Whatsonstage Theatregoers Choice Awards|work=Whatsonstage.com]

At the age of 13, Pulver successfully auditioned for the National Youth Music Theatre, a prestigious youth theatre company sponsored by Andrew Lloyd Webber and The Prince's Trust, which she attended between 1994-1998 cite web|url=http://www.nymt.org.uk/history/alumni.html|title=List of notable Alumni of National Youth Music Theatre] . In 1997 she won a place at the Doreen Bird College of Performing Arts, one of the UK's foremost performing arts colleges, cite web|url=http://w3.gre.ac.uk/pr/releasearchive/308.htm|title= Press release citing the status of Bird College] where she studied dance and musical theatre full time, graduating in 2000. She has been featured as a graduate success story on the College's website [ [http://www.birdcollege.co.uk/ Bird College ] ] and has since worked successfully as an actress, singer and dancer in major producions of West End musicals, including national tours and regional theatre productions. cite web|url=http://london.broadway.com/story/id/3002765|title= Article about Pulver's casting in "The Last 5 Years"|work=Broadway.com 21 June 2006]

In 2007, Pulver was nominated for the 2008 Olivier Award for 'Best Actress in a Musical' following her playing the lead role of Lucille Frank in the first West End production of the musical Parade, which was staged at the Donmar Warehouse. The production was directed and choreographed by Rob Ashford and played at the theatre from September 24 to November 24 2007. Reviewer Blanche Marvin said of her that 'despite a rich voice, [she] seemed to sing with shrillness in her higher register but her portrait of Lucille was quite moving'. [ [http://www.blanchemarvin.com/WEOld.aspx WEOld ] ]

In 2008 Pulver recorded a song for the CD "Act One - Songs From The Musicals Of Alexander S. Bermange", an album of 20 brand new recordings by 26 West End stars, released in October 2008 on Dress Circle Records.

Pulver will be joining the cast of BBC's Robin Hood as the sister of Richard Armitage's character, Guy of Gisborne. [ [http://popwatch.ew.com/popwatch/2008/08/bits-and-bobs-v.html#more ] ]

Theatre credits

*Into The Woods, Royal Opera House cite web|url=http://london.broadway.com/story/id/3007646|title= Article about Pulver's casting in "Parade"|work=Broadway.com 12 June 2007]
*The Last Five Years ("Cathy"), Menier Chocolate Factory cite web|url=http://london.broadway.com/story/id/3002765|title= Article about Pulver's casting in "The Last 5 Years"|work=Broadway.com 21 June 2006]
*Honk! ("Henrietta"), Royal National Theatre ("Best New Musical", Laurence Olivier Awards 2000) and national tour
*Miss Saigon
*High Society
*A Chorus Line
*The Darling Buds of May
*The Boy Friend
*Gypsy
*Chicago
*Grease
*42nd Street
*The Wizard of Oz

References

Sources

* [http://www.larapulver.co.uk/Assets/LaraPulverCV.pdf CV Showing list of Credits]
* [http://www.officiallondontheatre.co.uk/news/display?contentId=97803 Article announcing the 2008 Olivier Award nominations]


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