Louise Ashcroft


Stage and Screen


Theatre, Music Theatre, TV, Film. Plays singer actor roles. I'm often cast as hapless mother figures or matriarchs.

Credits include:
  • The Bill for ITV
  • Into the Woods -
    Paul Kerryson
  • Little Miss Jocelyn for BBC.


Mezzo Soprano

Opera, Recital, Performance Art. My music work pushes boundaries, crosses genres and gets passionate about new music and multi-disciplinary practices.

Credits include:
  • RLPO Ensemble 10/10
  • Huddersfield Music Festival
  • Radio 3: Hear and Now


Warm, friendly lass

Radio, narration, commercials, corporate voiceovers.
My voice makes instructions and new ideas feel like home.

Credits include:
  • Fujitsu
  • Sony Ericsson
  • Nesta

****One Million Tiny Operas About Britain... was brought to life by mezzo Louise Ashcroft getting into role admirably.
- Glyn Mon Hughes, Daily Post

It was a compelling, hard-hitting production... Romeo and Juliet opened to the outstanding Louise Ashcroft.
- Mike Sadler, BBC Online

What’s Been Happening?

Opera and Big Data
Networked Bodies at the Watermans Centre

‘DC01′ was performed at the Watermans Centre in November. It’s a performance piece for mezzo soprano and financial data, featuring the language of classical Opera to narrate the tragedies and fortunes hidden beneath the diagrams of financial algo trading.

The Poetry Group, Actors Centre, London Line endings and sonnets

After a day of intense group auditions , I’ve been selected as a member of the Poetry Group at the Actors Centre, London. The Poetry Group is a professional ensemble company of 20 actors who meet up regularly to workshop poems and tailor selections of work for special events, fundraisers and one-off gigs. 

The Algae Opera featured in Transnatural Festival, Amsterdam.

The Algae Opera was recently performed at the EYE as part of the Transnatural Festival. The BEYOND series focuses on future developments. Artists, designers, scientists, engineers, musicians and DJs presented a dazzling program of performances, exhibitions, film screenings and experiments.  To find out more, click here

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