Melisa Camba is a Filipina actor, singer, and theatre-maker based in London.
She earned her MA in Performance - Musical Theatre at the Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts in London, and completed her Bachelor’s degree in Vocal Performance at the University of Santo Tomas Conservatory of Music in Manila. She is also an alumna of the Philippine High School for the Arts.
Melisa's recent credits include: Meg March in Little Women: The Broadway Musical (Dugdale Arts Centre); Namira in The Legends of Arahma (The Actor's Church)
As a soloist, Melisa has been featured by the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra, Manila Symphony Orchestra, and the UST Symphony Orchestra.
Melisa is represented by Access Artiste Management.
>> RepresentAsian CabaretFor the fifth instalment of “RepresentAsian”, we are bringing you an evening of stunning performances from Asian performers in the industry, ranging from graduates to working professionals. Monday 6th November, 2023 at the Phoenix Arts Club, London.Tickets: phoenixartsclub/representasian>> OVERTURE SHOWCASEMelisa is part of OVERTURE 2023, a new musical theatre development scheme that aims to develop the skills and practises of underrepresented Musical Theatre writing teams across the UK. She is composing the songs for This is My Name, in collaboration with Filipina award-winning playwright, Dominique La Victoria.There will be a showcase at The Other Palace on December 1, 2023.Tickets: theotherpalace/overtureshowcase
International credits: Boses (Maiden Speech Theatre Festival); Pearl and Dagger - Workshop (The Other Palace), Mr. and Mrs. Hake and the Magic Princess Fish (North Finchley Artsdepot), Marco Polo: An Untold Love Story (Shaw Theatre & Vingtieme Theatre); As You Know Me (Earl's Court Film Festival)
Credits in the Philippines: Kung Hindi Man (Cultural Center of the Philippines); The Kundiman Party (UP Playwrights’ Theatre); The Sound of Music (West End touring production - Manila); How Violet Met Watson (Short + Sweet Manila); Mad About Mozart, The Opera Playlist, Harana and Ang Bagong Harana (Philippine Opera Company); Romeo & Juliet (Kids Acts Philippines); Bizet’s Carmen (Lyric Opera of the Philippines)
Concerts & podcasts: All That Scratch (The Other Palace), NEWSFEED (Southwark Playhouse)
Awards and recognition: Your Voice Competition Winner, UK; Ani ng Dangal (Harvest of Honors) Awardee for Music, PH (National Commission for Culture and the Arts); Best Actress for When Violet Met Watson, PH (Short and Sweet Manila)