Simply The Best Tina Turner Tribute presented by multi-talented, international performance star, Rebecca Verrier

The iconic singer and stage performer Tina Turner has sadly left us, but her memory lives on through this acclaimed tribute show featuring Rebecca Verrier and the Big Band Theory.

Rebecca, former lead vocalist of “Burn the Floor” takes on the role of her lifetime delivering hit after hit. Her powerful vocals dazzle audiences as she shares both Tina’s energy and emotional delivery. Joined by the seven-piece Big Band Theory, this a show is not to be missed!

Rebecca Verrier steals the show with a voice that recalls the likes of Aretha Franklin and Tina Turner” – Sunday Times

A version of “Proud Mary” that would make Ike and Tina Turner Proud” – Boston Globe

Rebecca Verrier is a Powerhouse” – Las Vegas Weekly

Some of the songs that you can expect to hear include:

Addicted to Love, Golden Eye, Let’s Stay Together, Nutbush City Limits, Private Dancer, Proud Mary, River Deep Mountain High, Simply The Best, We Don’t Need Another Hero, What’s Love Got To Do With It, and many more over the 2 hour show.

Rebecca Verrier in Simply The Best Tina Turner Tribute

 

Who is Rebecca Verrier?

Rebecca Verrier is a powerhouse vocalist, actor, dancer and artistic director.

Her diverse musical career has seen her headline the stages of Las Vegas, New York, Boston, Macau, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore and at home in Australia.

Hailing from Mauritius yet brought up in Australia, from an early age Rebecca has been captivated by the great diva style performers from the 1950s to the present day. She admired and tried to emulate vocalists including Edith Piaf, Etta James, Tina Turner and Aretha Franklin although growing up in the 1980s her greatest love was always Whitney Houston.

Singing in both French and English Rebecca has performed in Sydney clubs from a young age, winning numerous competitions and working professionally whilst still a teenager. She technically wasn’t old enough to even be in the club, but she was on stage dancing and singing her heart out in French production shows.

Going on to study at Brent Street Academy of Performing Arts Rebecca was privileged to attain the role of lead vocalist of the worldwide acclaimed production show “Burn The Floor,” going onto to tour the world and receive rave reviews. “Rebecca Verrier is a powerhouse” – Las Vegas Weekly “Rebecca Verrier still managed to steal the show with a voice that recalls the likes of Aretha Franklin and Tina Turner” – Sunday Times Perth Now “a version of “Proud Mary” that would make Ike and Tina Turner Proud” – Boston Globe.

Following some training in London with the legendary singer Cleo Laine, she relocated to China and held residences for her own production shows in Macau, Shanghai and Hong Kong, recording and releasing original material and being an acclaimed cabaret artist.

Since moving back to Sydney, Rebecca has worked with celebrities including David Campbell and Natalie Bassingthwaite. She has worked in music theatre extensively as both a lead and ensemble member including in the Sydney productions of Hair and Footloose.

In 2012, upon hearing of Whitney Houston’s tragic passing, Rebecca and her musical director immediately put together tribute to her idol. It premiered at a sold out Wenty Leagues and received a standing ovation on its debut performance. Her favourite songs are “I Have Nothing,” “How Will I Know,” and “I Wanna Dance With Somebody.”

She has since performed the show across Australian theatres and clubs. Rebecca has received standing ovations to her French cabaret and her tribute shows to Whitney Houston, Tina Turner and Diana Ross.

A true triple-threat, Rebecca has also appeared as an actor in movies such as “The Matrix 3” and in TV shows such as “A Country Practice” and “Spellbinder”. She has also been a dancer at the MTV Music Awards and is a former cheerleader for the Canterbury Bulldogs.

In 2013 Rebecca was a featured vocalist performing songs from the James Bond movies at the Victor Chang Ball at The Star in Sydney.

She has also performed the national anthem at the Australian F1 Grand Prix and for the Sydney Kings Basketball team.

Rebecca is in high demand as a performer and educator she also teaches all ages from young children to giving masterclasses at universities in Sydney.

For more information on Rebecca Verrier, her shows: Simply The Best Tina Turner Tribute, I Will Always Love You Whitney Houston, Back To Amy, or Highway to the 80’s Zone, please contact All Things Entertainment. bookings@allthingsentertainment.com.au

 

Rebecca Verrier performs live with the Big Band Theory
Rebecca Verrier performs live with the Big Band Theory
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