Australian Jazz vocalist Fem Belling returns to Classic Southside with her acclaimed Quartet. Fem was raised in Johannesburg and later moved to Cape Town to establish a career in musical theatre before moving to London as a leading lady in the West End. Lead roles include Hairspray, Fame, Footloose, Cats (original South African cast) & Liza Minnelli in the 2011 production of The Boy from Oz starring Todd McKenney.
Fem claims 5 Vita awards, a Green Room Award nomination for Best Leading Actress in the Musical Genesis to Broadway” and shares an ARIA nomination from her involvement in The Public Opinion Afro Orchestra.
A virtuosic vagabond, traversing styles as deftly as she crossed the seas, breaking rules and barriers as meticulously as she studied them. In love with the conventions of #oldschool jazz but never at their mercy.