Angela Ayers is an Actor Entertainer icon in the entertainment industry throughout Australia and New Zealand…

She became the Golden girl on NZ television throughout the 70’s.  Angela Ayers actor entertainer television appearances included the TV shows Happen Inn and Sing with Peter Sinclair and Craig Scott.   By her early 20’s she had 2 hit records and had become a household name.  This led to her being named “New Zealand’s Queen of Television” and “Most popular Female Artist”.

After moving to Australia, she won the plum role of Maggie in the Australian Production of A Chorus Line.  Subsequently winning the only scholarship the New York Shakespearean Festival Trust had ever awarded to study ballet / jazz in Los Angeles.   A steady stream of significant roles in the musical theatre circuit kept her in Australia throughout the 80’s.  These Shows included West Side Story, The Rocky Horror Show, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat.  Followed by Cabaret, Chicago, and Guys and Dolls with Anthony Warlow and the late Ricky May.

In the late 80’s Angela had moved to London, but was lured back to Australia by Gordon Frost.  Starring in the Australian National Tour of Jerry’s Girls alongside Marcia Hines, Judi Connelli and Jeannie Little.

Writing her own one woman Cabaret…

In 1998, she wrote her own one woman cabaret show entitled I Can Cook Too performing with the legendary Jazz Pianist Ray Alldridge.   This show worked all over Australia and New Zealand to rave reviews such as:
“Never mind that she can cook, this woman can really sing cabaret.  Ayers has a rich and true voice, her technique is polished and her articulation superb” – The Sun Herald, Australia

In a career of many highlights, Angela rates one of them as singing the NZ National Anthem to over 90,000 people at the MCG Bledisloe Cup Match.

She has appeared on all National variety shows including Don Lane Show, Mike Walsh Show, Ray Martin and Kerrie Ann Kennerley Show, Hey Hey It’s Saturday, Countdown plus the 2 Ronnie’s Television Specials.   She was a regular favourite entertainer in the 80’s and 90’s on Cruise ships and entertained troops in the Sinai with the late Ricky May.

Starring in Musicals…

Returning to NZ she starred in musicals such as 42nd St, Jerry’s Girls, and Mums the Word.  There were numerous television credits in Shortland Street, Spin Doctors and Menopause the Musical in both Australia and New Zealand.

Then in 2014, Angela played Miss Potts in Hairy Maclary at The Opera House.

Angela’s cabaret show is in demand throughout Australia and is popular with the Senior Citizens Concerts.
Even more so, is her new show “Simple Dreams” the amazing songs of Linda Ronstadt.

You may also have seen Angela in many television commercials.
Currently she is working with some fellow jazz musicians and appearing regularly at the Opera Bar and The Golden Sheaf Hotel.

Angela Ayers Actor Entertainer