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Kate Ceberano booking

KATE CEBERANO

Australian Singer, Songwriter, Actor, multiple ARIA award winner. Renowned for her soulful and powerful vocal style, singer / songwriter Kate Ceberano has won almost every entertainment award in Australia. She has released five Platinum albums, four Gold albums, selling in excess of 1 million albums in Australia alone, performed countless sell-out tours, starred in acclaimed feature films and hosted her own television show 'Kate & Friends'.

Kate first came to prominence as lead vocalist at 15 years of age, for the funk band I’m Talking. The group’s album produced three top ten singles, went Platinum and won Best New Talent (1984) at the Countdown Awards. Kate won Best Female Vocalist (1985) at the Countdown Awards as well as Best Female Singer (1985) at the Australian Record Industry Association (ARIA) Awards. However after just one album, the group broke up and Kate went solo.

Kate’s first solo album was the live set Kate Ceberano and Her Septet (1987). Her following album You've Always Got The Blues (1988) earned her an ARIA Award for Best Female Artist (1988). One year later, Kate won another ARIA for Best Female Artist (1989) as well as one for Highest Selling Single (1989), which was Bedroom Eyes. At the end of 1990, she received three prestigious MO Awards for Jazz Performer, Female Rock Performer and Contemporary Concert Performer of the Year.

In 1992, Kate performed the role of Mary in Jesus Christ Superstar (1992), which toured Australia and also featured John Farnham. Kate followed this with her own late-night cabaret-style show on ABC TV called Kate Ceberano And Friends (1993-1994). In 1996 Kate release her next solo album Blue Box, which went Gold and saw her nominated for another Best Female Arist ARIA. In 1997 Kate wrote and released what has become an Australian classic – 'Pash'. It went Gold and established Kate as one of our leading female song-writers.

Albums

2006 Kate Ceberano Live with the West Australian Symphony Orchestra
2004 19 Days In New York
2003 The Girl Can Help It
1999 True Romantic; The Best Of Kate Ceberano (Double Platinum)
1997 Pash (Gold)
1996 Blue Box (Gold)
1994 Kate & Friends (Gold)
1992 Jesus Christ Superstar Cast Album (4 x Platinum, 10 weeks at Number 1)
1991 Think About It
1990 Like Now
1988 Brave (Triple Platinum)
1988 You've Always Got The Blues (Platinum)
1987 Kate Ceberano & Her Septet (Gold)
1986 Bear Witness (Platinum)

Award Highlights

1999 Outstanding Achievement in the Arts in Asia - Business Asia Awards
1986 Countdown Awards - Best Female Artist
1985 Countdown Awards - Best Female Artist
1994 Peoples Choice Awards Favourite Female Singer (record 3rd time)
1993 Peoples Choice Awards Favourite Female Singer
1992 Peoples Choice Awards Favourite Female Singer
1990 MO Awards - Jazz Performer of the Year
1990 MO Awards - Female Rock Performer of the Year
1990 MO Awards - Contemporary Concert Performer of the Year
1989 Monte Carlo World Music Awards - Highest Selling Australian Artist
1989 ARIA Award - Highest Selling Australian Single*
1989 ARIA Award - Best Female Artist*
1988 ARIA Award - Best Female Artist*
Kate has been nominated 7 times; a record equalled only by Kylie Minogue
1987 Coca Cola Australia Music Award - Most Popular Female Performer

Television

Kate and Friends - Host ABC
Teen Educational Program - Host ABC
Fox Studio’s Australia Opening Performer TCN

Feature Films

Molokai: The Story of Father Damien (2002)
Dust Off The Wings (1996)
Garbo (1990)
Arguing the Toss of a Cat (1989)

Musicals

Jesus Christ Superstar - Lead
Guys & Dolls - Lead
Tim Rice’s Musical Spectacular - Lead

Theatre

Solstice - Lead, South Australian Theatre
Special guest with acclaimed Los Angeles improv group The Really Spontaneous Theatre Company

Training

Carole D’Andrea
Beverly Hills Playhouse - Milton Katselas - Los Angeles
St Martin College - Melbourne

Skills

Professional singer
Trained Flamenco Dancer, Latin, Tango, Tap, Jazz and modern
Boxing / Martial Arts
Pianist
Drummer

Languages

French

Quotes:

‘An extraordinary raw talent; no artificiality, so real, so forceful, so honest… a rare ability to portray reality, which comes so very deep from the heart … everybody on set was deeply moved by her scenes.’
- Paul Cox, Director of ‘Molokai; The Story of Father Damien’

On her performance in ‘Dust Off The Wings’: ‘Kate Ceberano comes across as if a force of nature’
- Peter Thompson, Sunday Show

‘Kate turns in a charmingly naturalistic performance’
- Vicki Roach, The Daily Telegraph

‘Kate moves from stage to the screen with much grace, her natural beauty and style translating well to the movies’
- Erin Free, Filmink Magazine

‘Kate Ceberano is the films’ major revelation, delivering a hypnotic, naturally charming performance … she glows on film.’
- Paul Fischer, Urban Cinefile

‘Kate’s certainly the most extraordinary performer I’ve ever collaborated closely with … !’
- Lee Rogers, Director of ‘Dust Off The Wings


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