Annie Neil

Vocal Teacher

Annie Neil is a well-regarded vocalist and WAAPA lecturer who played the female lead in the rock musical Hair in Australia and New Zealand and was the female lead in the London Production of Jesus Christ Superstar.

Early in her career, Annie appeared in the BBC TV series We The Accused, opposite Ian Holm and has appeared in the Dublin Theatre Festival opposite Colm Wilkinson (Adam and Eve).

Annie has also been involved in recording work in London and toured with Steely Dan and Kikki Dee. She had a number one hit with her own group Fancy in the USA and has worked as a backing vocalist for Denis Waterman (soundtrack of Minder), Charles Aznavour, Roger Daltry, Jack Bruce, Sheena Easton and a multitude of others.

Since returning to Australia, Annie has performed with many visiting artists such as Lou Rawls, Tom Jones, Dionne Warwick, Joe Longthorne and James Brown. Annie is also a stalwart in the Perth Jazz scene and is a founding member of the vocal group the Jazz Divas. She was the vocal coach on the WA production ofBran Nue Dae and has performed on several occasions with the West Australian Symphony Orchestra.

More recently, Annie performed in her one-woman-show Heart And Soul and released a live-recorded album from a concert at the Perth Blues Club.