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GIA MACUJA

Fresh from her highly acclaimed role of Estrella Cumpas in the Royal National Theatre production of HERE LIES LOVE, Gia Macuja Atchison has been described by the Sunday Times as  “…a real stand out and the real voice of the people.”

"Atchison has a glorious voice, expressive, haunting and stuffed with clarity of meaning and golden tones." britishtheatre.com    

 

Gia was in the original cast of THE LION KING where she played the lead role of Princess Nala in numerous performances. She has also performed both the roles of Gigi and Ellen in the West End run of MISS SAIGON. Other lead roles include, Mary Magdalene in JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, Cosette in LES MISERABLES, Luisa in THE FANTASTIKS, and Clara in the Asian Premiere of Sondheim's PASSION. She is one of the three members of the all-Filipina singing group the West End Mamas which received the award for Best New Group in the 2013 Aliw Awards in the Philippines. 

 

Past credits include: 

 

MUSICAL THEATRE WEST END MUSICAL THEATRE PHILIPPINES

   

2014-2015, Estrella Cumpas, HERE LIES LOVE, Royal National Theatre, Dorfman Theatre

1999-2004, Nala/Sarabi/Swing/Ensemble, THE LION KING, Disney Theatrical (UK), Lyceum Theatre, London

 

1998-1999, Ensemble/ Gigi/ Ellen, MISS SAIGON, Cameron Mackintosh Ltd, Drury Lane Theatre, London

 

 

 

1997, April, COMPANY, Repertory Philippines, William J. Shaw Theatre, Manila, Philippines

1996, Carrie, CAROUSEL, Repertory Philippines, William J. Shaw Theatre, Manila, Philippines

1996, Luisa, THE FANTASTICKS, Repertory Philippines, William J. Shaw Theatre, Manila, Philippines


1995, Clara, PASSION, Repertory Philippines, William J. Shaw Theatre, Manila, Philippines

1994, Mary Magdalene, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, Repertory Philippines, William J. Shaw Theatre, Manila, Philippines

1993, Cosette, LES MISERABLES, Repertory Philippines, Meralco Theatre, Manila, Philippines

1992, CINDERELLA, Repertory Philippines, William J. Shaw Theatre, Manila, Philippines

 

  

   

AWARDS TELEVISION


2013, Lead Vocalist, West End Mamas, WIinner 

BEST NEW GROUP (26TH ANNUAL ALIW AWARDS), Philippines

 

1991, Winner of the National Music Competitions for Young Artists of the Philippines, NAMCYA 

(Female Solo Voice Category)

 

 

1996, SEASONS ON STAGE, Co-Host, RJTV29, Philippines
 

1991, LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC, Co-Host, GMA 7, Philippines

   

PLAYS CONCERTS

   

1996,  Alice, YOU CAN’T TAKE IT WITH YOU, Repertory Philippines, William J. Shaw Theatre, Manila, Philippines

1995, Elmire, TARTUFFE, , Repertory Philippines, William J. Shaw Theatre, Manila, Philippines


1995, Julie,  JAKE’S WOMEN, , Repertory Philippines, William J. Shaw Theatre, Manila, Philippines


1994, Beatrice, MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, Actors Classic Ensemble, Puerto Real, Philippines


1993, Kate, TAMING OF THE SHREW, Actors Classic Ensemble, Villamor Hall, University of the Philippines

on Mackintosh Ltd, Drury Lane Theatre, London

 

 

 

2015, AN INTIMATE EVENING WITH GIA MACUJA ATCHISON, Bar FM, London

 

2014, HEART 2 HEART, Aliw Theatre, Philippines


2014, CHRISTMAS WITH THE WEST END MAMAS, William de Ferrers Centre South Woodham Ferrers, Essex, UK

2013, WE ARE SAILING , The Mayor's Charity 
(City of Chelmsford), Civic Theatre, Chelmsford, UK

2013, AN EVENING AT THE THEATRE, William de Ferrers Centre South Woodham Ferrers, Essex, UK

2013, CHRISTMAS WITH THE WEST END MAMAS, William de Ferrers Centre South Woodham Ferrers, Essex, UK

2013, BALLET AND BALLADS, Aliw Theatre, Philippines

2011, THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME,  Down Hall, Hertfordshire, UK

2006, THE TRIO AND I, Cadogan Hall, London, UK

 

FILM  

   

2015, QUALITY CULTURE SHOOT, Mondelez International, Birmingham

2013, HIGH LEVEL FIVE BUSINESS MANAGEMENT SKILLS, Oxford University Press

2011, BUSINESS RESULTS, Oxford University Press

2007, RECOVERING FROM THE PSYCHOLOGICAL HARM OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, Loaded Productions, London

 

 

 

 

 

Side Projects with singer Gia Macuja
Side Projects with singer Gia Macuja
Side Projects with singer Gia Macuja
Side Projects with singer Gia Macuja
Side Projects with singer Gia Macuja
Gia Macuja with sister Liza Macuja Elizalde