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Born: Manila, Philippines
Theatre: Blue Fairy in Pinocchio: A New Musical (DBS-SRT, Singapore); Christmas Eve in Avenue Q (Noel Coward and Gielgud Theatres, London); Maria in West Side Story (Meralco Theatre, Manila); Mimi in Rent (European Tour); Heidi in I Sing! (Union Theatre, London); The ingénue June in Musical of Musicals (Sound Theatre, London); Sheila Franklin in Hair (The Gate Theatre, London); Eponine and Fantine in Les Miserables (Palace and Queen’s Theatres, London); Mary Magdalene in Jesus Christ Superstar (‘96 revival, Lyceum Theatre, London); Kim in Miss Saigon (Theatre Royal Drury Lane, London, original Sydney production, First UK and Southern Ireland Tour).
Television, Film, Radio and Concerts:
numerous guestings, documentaries and appearances globally, including Night of 100 Stars (Palladium, London); Stars of The Musicals (Stadium Putra, Kuala Lumpur); Musical Moments (Hong Kong); Michelle Wong in Broken News (BBC TV); Entente Cordial- Les Miserables’ Special Performance for the Royal Family including Her Majesty the Queen, President Jacques Chirac and Prime Minister Tony Blair at the Windsor Castle; ‘Joanna Ampil-I love…’ solo concert (Music Museum, Manila 2009); ‘Joanna Ampil-West End girl’ solo concert featuring the FILharmoniKA orchestra (Onstage Theatre, Manila 2010). Also took part in the feature film ‘One Day’ directed by Lone Scherfig.
Recordings: Kim in Miss Saigon’s Complete International Symphonic Recording; Mary Magdalene in Jesus Christ Superstar’s 1996 revival; guest appeared on recordings of other international artistes; ‘Reach for the Stars’ CD single; ‘Joanna Ampil’ solo album under JAY records; released an album under Sony Music Philippines called ‘Try Love’ and recently recorded the role of Beatriz in the concept album of a new musical entitled ‘The Postman and the Poet’
Other Credits: Constance in The Three Musketeers-workshop; Edie in On The Waterfront-workshop; Was once a member of a gospel R and B group United Colours of Sound featured in ‘The Quest’ (BBC Documentary); Nominated for an Australian MO award for Best Actress (Miss Saigon); Nominated for Manila’s Aliw Award for Best Actress (West Side Story) and for Best Live Performance in a Concert (I Love…); Given an Aliw Award for her contribution to live entertainment internationally; Also a Global Filipino awardee.
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