Rosie Bergonzi

A picture of Rosie Bergonzi smiling to camera
Rosie Bergonzi

Rosie is a percussionist, workshop leader and performer. Recent engagements have included a world tour with Neneh Cherry; Lockdown Southbank series with Chineke! Orchestra, and creating a children’s theatre show for Britten Sinfonia. She has begun releasing musical poetry exploring race issues, watch more here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gCSnp_VEe80 She graduated from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama as a Master of Music. She enjoys fusing music with acting, both through her solo show ‘Words and Music’ and with recent theatrical engagements including Richard II at the Shakespeare’s Globe.

Rosie took up improv after her mum suddenly declared an interest in ‘that thing where people get up on stage and make things up’. After they signed up to the Hoopla beginners course Rosie didn’t look back. She is now a member of Do The Right Scene and Hell Yeah, as well as guesting with various troupes. Rosie continues to grow as an actor, recently staring in Open Book Theatre & London ASCEL version of The Three Musketeers.

In her work as a workshop leader she encourages people to find their voice, especially focused on minority groups who’ve historically been overlooked in the past Rosie is passionate about creating music in a community setting. She’s worked with ENO, Southbank, Wigmore Hall and many other institutions to lead and facilitates workshops including collaborative song-writing and instrumental pieces. She’s spoken at many conferences, empowering people to find space and confidence in public speaking.