Pop singer Jessie J took to Instagram August 1 to share a bit of her musical theatre origins. The “Bang Bang” Grammy nominee posted a video of her singing “On My Own” from Les Misérables, without rehearsing first, saying “I just sat down and pressed play and record and sang this for the first in over 20 years.” The London-born performer indeed got her start in musical theatre. She attended Colin’s Performing Arts School and was cast in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Whistle Down the Wind at 11 years old.
You won’t be sorry you watched this.
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Didn’t practice before this video. I just sat down and pressed play and record and sang this for the first in over 20 years. When I need clarity or to calm my heart and mind, I sing. Been that way since I was 10 years old. ❤️ My emotional vibe is in this video is hilarious. My facial expressions, and and my tiny 🐢 neck 😂 For those who don’t know. My training is musical theatre. I have always wanted to be on the stage. It’s also a great way for me to see where I can improve vocally. My timing, pitch, delivery, diction etc. I do this a lot. But thought I would share today. Practice makes better.