Jo Jo Desmond
Born in Liverpool, Jojo is a professional singer, actress and classically trained dancer. Trained at ‘Central School of Ballet’ London, aged 16, she danced in Matthew Bourne’s ‘Swan Lake’ as a principal dancer-West-end, UK and European tours, after 8 years of vocational training.
She jumped into the world of music and sung lead for the BBC’s ‘Dr Who Live’ (Arena) shows around the UK with a 16 piece band and is currently playing ‘Frieda’ with ‘Mania the Abba tribute band’.
She cut her teeth singing jazz and performs regularly in London venues and at private events, performing with Djs, disco and function bands. She supported ‘The Three Degrees’ on their 2015-16 UK Tours, with her debut album, ‘Studio 54’ and has her music on streaming platforms.
In 2018 she produced, wrote and performed a ‘one woman show’, titled The Marilyn Monroe Story-a cabaret documentary, debuting at The Edinburgh Festival’s Assembly Rooms. A celebration of Marilyn through dance, script, song and clever costume changes