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Professional Singer – Grace Dunne
Grace is a professional singer whose career has spanned over 20 years and has covered stage, screen, corporate entertainment, weddings and special occasions.
Grace Dunne singing with Mary Lowe and Rebecca Storm at the Gaiety Theatre Dublin
Grace Dunne with Broadway and West End star Colm Wilkinson
Grace Dunne with singing friends
With Irish Football Manager Mick McCarthy Korea/Japan World Cup 2002
Grace Dunne wedding vocalist singing
Grace Dunne playing “Columbia” in the Rocky Horror Show.
Grace Dunne acting in Les Miserables in 1993/1994
Grace Dunne playing “Lady Muck” in the Gaiety Theatre Panto “Mother Goose”
Lovely Ladies in action in Les Miserables 93/94
Singing for the Irish Football team with Irish goal keeper Shay Given and Matt Holland Korea/ Japan World Cup 2002
Amongst her many musical theatre credits include the first UK tour of Les Miserables `93/`94 and the 10th Anniversary Concert of the same show at the Royal Albert Hall London in 1995 and Euro ’96 at Wembley Stadium.
Acclaimed Theatre Performance Artist
She played Soap Star in “Menopause the Musical” with Twink in the Cork Opera house. Her childhood dream came true when she was chosen to play Lady Muck in the Gaiety Theatre’s pantomime “Mother Goose” in 2006/2007. She also played Colombia in “The Rocky Horror show”, Lucy in “Snoopy”, Nancy in “Oliver”, Sue in “A Slice of Saturday Night”, Mrs Pugh in “Annie” and Judy Garland and Shirley Temple in “Hollywood ladies” with Rebecca Storm at the Tivoli theatre, Dublin.
Collaborations with Professional Singers
Grace also toured with professional singer Rebecca in her hugely successful tribute to Barbra Streisand show “You don’t bring me flowers”. This show had a nationwide tour of Ireland and finished with a week’s run at the Gaiety Theatre, Dublin. She also sang with the lovely Sandy Kelly at the Helix, Dublin and University College Limerick.
Professional Singer – Weddings & Corporate Events
For ten years Grace sang as part of a duo with musician/songwriter Eelco Beckers. Together they performed as professional singers at many weddings and corporate gigs around Ireland, Europe and Florida U.S.A.
They also performed on the Normandy Ship to France for Irish Ferries for three seasons. They were fortunate to travel for three separate contracts to the Westin-Chosun hotel Seoul, Korea.
Their most notable performance was the 2002 Korean/Japan World Cup where they were also invited by the Irish Ambassador to perform at his residence and in the presence of the Irish Football team. Before Grace met Eelco she performed as soloist for Spotlight productions in the very popular show “Normandy Nights” aboard Irish Ferries.
Graces television appearances include backing vocals for “Flying” in Eurosong 2008 and singing the Irish entry “Tar Liom Anois” in Eurosong ’88, both songs were written by Ronan McCormack. She appeared many times on the Late Late Show, Sunday night at the Olympia and played the role of Vera in “Different Dreams” an R.T.E Christmas special with Boyzone. In 2007 Grace played “Dympna” in the popular soap Fair City.