Claudia Roick

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Claudia Roick was born in Schwerin, Germany. After her studies of opera singing at HMT Rostock (Germany) and JAMD Jerusalem (Israel), she moved to Berlin. Here she sang at “Neuköllner Oper” (“Open Space Armida” 2016) and others. She worked as a freelance singer and actress, eventually moving back to her home region, Greifswald, Mecklenburg-Pommerania.  Already in 2013 she joined “Opernale”, an opera company, mostly working in the cities surrounding this area where she sang and acted in various productions (“Beggars Opera” (2013), “Beggars Ladies” (2015), “Magic Flute” (2016) and “Käthe, Alwine, Gudrun” (2017).

Apart from specifically opera oriented projects she increases to work as an actress. In 2018 she joined the polish theater company “Teatr Brama” in Goleniow (“Human Mozaic Festival” and “Ghost Dance”). In the same year she started to work with “Theater für die Jugend” in Bavaria where she performed in various plays (duchess/Alice in “Alice – Fall into the rabbit hole”, frog king / princess Anna in “Frog King”, devil/Gretl/punch in “Haberer” and queen/dyers wife in “Die Frau ohne Schatten”).

Claudia worked with various orchestras, some of them being “Babelsberger Filmorchester”, “Bachwochen-Orchester Greifswald (Komische Oper Berlin)”, “Norddeutsche Philharmonie”, “Jerusalem Chamber Orchestra”, “Preußisches Kammerorchester” or “Brandenburgisches Konzertorchester Eberswalde”.

Claudia received various awards (for example “International Competition for Ostraziced Music” 2nd place, JAMD Singing Competition Jerusalem 2nd place, “Paula Salomon Lindberg – Das Lied” Berlin, 2nd place). With her group “Baroque Bitches” (opera and varietee theater) she received 2nd place at “Freisprung Theater Festival” 2018 in Rostock, Germany.

Claudia is grateful to "Yehudi Menuin - Live music now e.v." scholarship, to Ritter-Foundation and to "Deutschlandstipendium".

Claudia aims to work as a versatile artist, playing violin, working as a flamenco teacher and having finished a year of studies of theater directing in 2017 with “Theatralis e.V.” as well as studing acting, following Lee Strassberg method with Christina Wewerka in Berlin.  She actively creates (scenic) recitals of chanson and art song every year, making this one of her main priorities of her artistic thrivings.

 

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