Shelley Anne Rivers is a classically trained singer and actress. She studied musical theatre at Laine Theatre Arts and continued to train in Opera at The Royal Northern College of Music.
Her theatre credits include, Tuptim in the King & I, Maggie in A Chorus Line, Mrs Anderson in A Little Night Music, Pitti Sing in The Mikado, Phyllis in Iolanthe for the Buxton G&S Festival, Tchaikovsky's Opera Eugene Onegin and Janácek's The Cunning Little Vixen. She performed in the UK tour of The Pirates of Penzance alongside Rosemary Ashe and Paul Nicholas and she has also performed in the Chichester Festival Theatre's production of Iolanthe.
Shelley's TV credits include the BBC's 4 O'Clock Club and as a waitress in two episodes of ITV's Coronation Street. Her pantomime credits include the title role in Cinderella, Jill Goose in Mother Goose, the Lilac Fairy alongside Claire Sweeney in Sleeping Beauty and most recently Fairy Vegetable in Jack and the Beanstalk with John Altman as Fleshcreep.
Shelley has also appeared in music videos including Mirage for Classic FM TV and LA2DC for MTV Dance and recently recorded A Hymn for Christmas written and produced by Keith Fane.
Shelley's concert and corporate work has taken her all over the world. She regularly appears with comedian Kev Orkian, dueting with him in a comedy opera routine that Kev previously performed with global opera star Katherine Jenkins. Shelley recently performed in Bobby Davros' Gala Spectacular alongside Joe Pasquale, Gary Wilmot and Gareth Gates. Through 2014, Shelley appeared as a guest singer abroad with her own classical show for TED UK.