Build: Slim (size 10-12)
Playing age: 35-40
Vocal range: Soprano (E bel. mid C – E ab. top C; Belt to D)
Languages: English, Italian (native), German (school standard)
Monica trains in Italy at the BERNSTEIN SCHOOL OF MUSICAL THEATRE and in London at the ROYAL ACADEMY OF MUSIC, on the Postgraduate Musical Theatre Course. While in Italy she performs in SWEENEY TODD (Johanna), CHILDREN OF EDEN (Yonah), GRAND HOTEL (Zinnowitz), OKLAHOMA (Laurey), and JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR. In London, whilst training, she’s Belle Poitrine in LITTLE ME, Diana Nicholls in CALIFORNIA SUITE and Mrs. Reed In JANE EYRE. After graduation in 2007, she’s one of Sir Elton John’s backing singer at the CONCERT FOR DIANA at Wembley. She’s a member of the West End Chorus for CHESS IN CONCERT at the Royal Albert Hall, and is once again seen in a new production of the musical JANE EYRE at the Bridewell Theatre (this time in the role of the mad Bertha). After a brief voyage to the land of Narnia for THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE (Kenneth More Theatre), she flies to Malta to perform in Bernstein’s WONDERFUL TOWN, alongside an international cast led by Kim Criswell and conducted by the M° Wayne Marshall with the Malta Philarmonic Orchestra. Upon her return to England she explores the highs and lows of the afterlife, portraying a talking corpse in THE DEARLY BELOVED, a new play for the Camden Fringe Festival. She’s part of the cast of the new musical NURSERY CRIMES, for which she creates the role of Polly Flinders (King’s Head Theatre, Oct-Nov 09).
She also originates the role of M.lle Syphilis in FEMME FATALE, a new musical theater piece/song cycle by composer & Lyricist Nadav D. Wiesel, which explores the world of the mythical evil woman, from her point of view. The show has its successful premiere in august at Upstairs at the Gatehouse, as part of the Camden Fringe Festival.
She performs again with the West End Chorus in "ANTHEMS - The Concert" at the Royal Albert Hall, alongside Brian May, Kerry Ellis and Adam Pascal, for the Leukemia and Cancer Research, in a spectacular evening of rock and Broadway fusion.
In 2011 she portrays two very different characters in two of her favourite shows: Luisa in NINE and Beggar Woman in SWEENEY TODD (Italian Production).
Between 2012 and 2015 she devises, produces and performs her cabaret shows LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, BUONASERA! and MAD WOMEN IN MY ATTIC! both in London and at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.