Clare Ellen O’Connor is a professional singer, actor, writer, producer and arts marketer.
Passionate about enabling artists to bring their creative visions to life, Clare has worked extensively as a producer in theatre, cabaret and comedy. Credits include Plus One (Paul McDermott), Lady Sings The Blues (Prinnie Stevens), Udderly Fabulous (Nyssa Milligan), The Stars At Noon (Emily Engeman), and Testament (Marian Street Theatre For Young People).
Clare was instrumental in the marketing and release plans of two web series', produced by Chips & Gravy Films, The Power of The Dream and Me & Her(pes). She also has experience in Production Management, having worked on short films You, Me + Him (Andy Johnston and Chips & Gravy Films) and Rhyme Time (Oriel Entertainment Group).
A talented performer in her own right, Clare has worked as a professional vocalist since the young age of 16. She was a proud member of Rock Rhapsody (Good Egg Productions) from 2018 — 2020. In 2021 she joined Metropolis Touring as a backing vocalist for their production, Seven Wonders. With Tenacious C Presents, Clare has played a Harlette in The Divine Miss Bette regularly since 2015 and Stevie Nicks in Go Your Way. Clare was lucky enough to bear witness to Trent Kidd's directorial debut, playing the role of Lorna in Summer Rain (The New Theatre) in 2016. Clare has been involved in several Hayes Theatre Co projects, most recently providing backing vocals for the Dubbo Championship Wrestling Studio Concept Album (2021).
Theatre for young people is a passion of Clare’s. She has toured with Perform! Eduction, Poetry In Action and CDP Theatre Producers, in both Room on The Broom and The Gruffalo's Child.
Clare burst onto the cabaret scene in 2019 with her debut solo show Plucked. For her work, Clare was awarded an Emerging Artist award at Adelaide Fringe and came runner up in the Sydney Cabaret Competition.