A versatile actress and singer, Janet Kumah’s varied career has taken her from the West End to some of the most biggest and most prestigious events throughout Europe, including the world-famous Glastonbury festival.
West End Highlights include THE BODYGUARD THE MUSICAL, Adelphi Theatre directed by Thea Sharrock; DANCING IN THE STREETS, Aldwych Theatre / Playhouse Theatre directed by Keith Strachan.
Other musical theatre credits include FAME, UK Tour directed by Karen Bruce, THE OFFICIAL TRIBUTE TO THE BLUES BROTHERS, European Tour directed by Simon Foster.
Her theatre credits include THE ROOM at Theatre Royal Stratford East, directed by Cora Bissett (Glasgow Girls). THE WINTER'S TALE, The Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh, directed by Max Webster (Associate Director, the Old Vic). AFTER ORLANDO, Vaults Theatre, ("Another standout performer was Janet Kumah, who reduced many audience members to tears with her short piece called Gone Silent - East London Guardian). RITES, National Theatre of Scotland directed by Cora Bisset. SIMPATICO, Tabard Theatre directed by Will Birch. HERO, Leicester Square Theatre directed by Kaitlin Argeaux. THOSE WHO TRESPASS AGAINST US, Hackney Empire directed by Lance Nielson.
Her TV credits include WAGSTAFFE, ITV, Colin Teague; 50 WAYS TO KILL YOUR LOVER (SERIES 3: TEACHERS PET).
Janet was the lead singer with the rocksteady / ska band The Delegators whose style included early reggae with hints of Motown and 60s soul. "Janet Kumah commands an audience with her electrifying stage presence and gutsy vocal performance”.