Alice Dryden is a singer, actress, performer, librettist and composer from London, United Kingdom. Alice completed her BA in Theology and Music at the London School of Theology in 2018 with music, writing and performance at the forefront of her studies. She is currently studying for her MA in Musical Theatre (Writer/Composer Pathway) at Goldsmiths University, London. Her musical, Hill Behind the Hill, will premiere at the The Actors Centre, London, in September 2021. She was awarded the university prize for Innovation and Creativity for her undergraduate dissertation project in which she wrote, recorded and produced 3 concept songs for a musical called Let You Go.
Alice is a vocal teacher and trained in the Estill Method of vocal practice which explores vocal physiology and anatomy. She wrote the lyrics and recorded lead vocals on Roses, a 5 track jazz EP and has featured vocally on 3 additional recorded projects. She has also worked with theatre company Hysteria Stays as a creative consultant and photographer to show this is how water loves, a dance and physical theatre piece that premiered at Vault Festival, London in 2020. As an actress, Alice has played Nancy in Oliver Twist, Edith in The Pirates of Penzance, Sylv in Berkoff’s East, Miss Julie in Miss Julie, and performed in three National Theatre Connections plays; Victim, Sidekick, Boyfriend, Me (2012), Mobile Phone Show (2013) and Pronoun (2014). She was also part of the ensemble in Annie at the Bloomsbury Theatre, London (2009).