DOUGLAS V. WATTS
A music graduate of The University of Bristol, Doug studied vocal performance under internationally renowned opera singers Christopher Gillett & Jeffrey Howard, in Musical Theatre performance with Andy Reiss of Beyond the Barricade and in conducting under Jonathan James.
Doug has musically directed a number of shows, including Little Shop of Horrors, Joseph & The Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat and Godspell and regularly conducts a number of choirs including The Posset Singers, Bitton Community Choir and The Raff Pack.
Doug is delighted to bring his love of musicals, passion for conducting and talent for arranging to Bristol Show Choir.
In 2011, Jess graduated from the prestigious Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts, founded by Sir Paul McCartney, where she trained in Speech Level Singing and Estill. Since then, she has worked professionally as a singer and performer across the UK and abroad, on board cruise ships, touring nationally with critically acclaimed vintage trio, The Harmonettes and in many shows including Romeo & Juliet, Sweeney Todd and Sleeping Beauty.
Since moving back home to the West Country in 2016, Jess continues to perform regularly and works with the Bristol community choir, Gasworks.
Jess is so passionate about the wonderful Bristol Show Choir - combining two of her biggest passions: choirs and musical theatre!