Karen Mavundukure

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Karen's a real powerhouse vocalist who took the West End by storm when she was cast as Effie White in DreamGirls on the West End.

Originally from Zimbabwe, Karen grew up singing in Church with her Father; this love of music would eventually lead to her studying at the prestigious Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts. Soon after graduating Karen appeared as a contestant on The X Factor, reaching the notorious six seat challenge and gaining millions of views on YouTube. She was cast in Dreamgirls directly upon leaving the show. 

Theatre: Mother Goose (UK Tour); The Color Purple (UK Tour); DreamGirls (West End); The Color Purple (The Curve/Birmingham Hippodrome); The Aretha Franklin (UK Tour); The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber (The Curve/Birmingham Hippodrome).

Film: Roald Dahl's Matilda