TRAINED: The Midlands Academy of Dance and Drama.
THEATRE INCLUDES: Dance Captain in Fisherman’s Friends (original cast); Anna Jordan’s Pop Music (Paines Plough/Birmingham Rep); Man of La Mancha (Coliseum); We Will Rock You (Dominion); Bend It Like Beckham (Phoenix); Rock of Ages (original UK tour); The Wind in the Willows (original cast); Britain’s Got Bhangra (Theatre Royal Stratford East/original UK cast); The Assassination of Katie Hopkins (Theatr Clwyd). Workshops include: The Doncastrian Chalk Circle (National Theatre).
RECORDINGS/WORKSHOPS INCLUDE: Bend It Like Beckham (original cast recording) and Zen and Now (concept album)
FILM INCLUDES: Disney’s Disenchanted (2022) and Tehran.
OTHER: Rakesh runs one of the UKs most successful Surprise Entertainment Companies – Secret Singers, as well as creating, managing and performing internationally in multiple vocal groups. Rakesh is also Founder and Principal of The Boury Academy CIC, a Lambeth Performing Arts Organisation breaking down barriers and increasing diversity in the arts through affordable access to professional training.