Performer Artist, Actress, Chanteuse, Cabaret performer.
Vanessa Amelia Menjivar is a trained gospel and jazz singer. Her love for music inspired her to study Music theatre at the University of Ballarat. During her time there she was chosen to perform for Broadway icons Adam Guettel and Faith Prince.
Her cabaret ‘It Takes Two To Tango’ celebrated her ethnic routes and had great success at the Melbourne Butterfly Club.
Vanessa performed as a soloist for Broadway Unplugged and Flourish Productions the songs of Alan Menken, showcasing her voice in a range of musical styles.
Vanessa’s recent work with Chapel off chapels had her play Sofia for Stagearts The Color Purple, which had a 5 star review by Theatre people and a sold out season.