TRAINING: The Midlands Academy of Dance and Drama.
THEATRE INCLUDES: 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 INCLUDE: Bend it Like Beckham (original cast recording); Zen and Now (concept album).
FILM INCLUDES: Disney’s Disenchanted (2022); Tehran.
OTHER: Rakesh runs one of the UK’s 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.