Paulette Ivory has gone on to be one of London’s most acclaimed singer/ actresses. She has appeared regularly on the West End stage, TV and Film. She played the title role of ‘Aida’ in Elton John and Disney’s AIDA on the National US tour to critical acclaim and was also nominated for a HELEN HAYES AWARD for best lead actress.
Paulette was recently nominated for an NAACP AWARD her role as Lutibelle in PURLIE at the Pasadena Playhouse. She played the female lead ‘Nala’ in DISNEY’S THE LION KING and you may have recently seen this British born actress in a recurring role on THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS as Vanessa Sheerer. Other TV credits include: NUMB3RS, GIRLFRIENDS, STRONG MEDICINE, DOCTORS, EASTENDERS. Film credits include: LORDS OF DOGTOWN, Danielle Steele’s THE RING. West End credits include ‘Brenda’ in SMOKEY JOE’S CAFÉ, ‘Yum Yum’ in THE HOT MIKADO, and BUDDY.
Paulette showed her versatility with the Royal Shakespeare Company playing ‘Hester Worsley’ in Oscar Wilde’s A WOMAN OF NO IMPORTANCE. and ‘Maria’ in WEST SIDE STORY. Paulette can also be heard on the hit movie FOUR WEDDINGS AND A FUNERAL. Other TV appearances include opening “THE ROYAL VARIETY SHOW” in London with the hit song HISTORY REPEATING. The British born actress celebrated a number 1 single in Japan with the band THINK TWICE. Currently Paulette is co starring in BLUES IN THE NIGHT in San Francisco with Maurice Hines, Carol Woods, Freda Payne.