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Jojo Desmond

Actor, Musician, Dancer

London, United Kingdom
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'Satisfaction' - Jojo Desmond

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Jojo Desmond 'revolution'

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Physical Details

170 cm / 5ft 7in
White / Caucasian
60 kg / 132 lbs
Skin color:
86 cm / 34 in
Eye color:
73 cm / 29in
Hair color:
93 cm / 37in
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8 - 10
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  • Central School of Ballet : 3 year Diploma(currently a Degree)


Acting experience


  • English

I've done Basic acting for background work.(basic Instinct 2 film to TV's Holby city) Was recalled for a channel five docu-soap, using script and improv.

Have been up for various commercials, so not alien to scripts etc.Would like to develop this area more...



'Single' to my forthcoming EP

Vocal ability

Classically trained

Vocal range


Singing styles
  • Pop
  • Rock
  • Classical

Favourite genres
  • Pop
  • Rock
  • Jazz

Influences: Ella Fitzgerald, Tori Amos, Seal, Sheryl Crow, Bonnie Rait, Duran Duran, Beyonce, John Mayer, Eva Cassidy, Prince, Donna Summer, Tina Turner, Kings Of Leon

Graduated from Central school of Ballet and then toured with Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake, West-End and European tour.Pop, Rock and Jazz vocalist.High mezzo soprano.Fronted various bands, and acoustic duo's; a 7piece blues band, I've also sung with a few large function bands for high profile events and weddings, (Blenheim Palace, Marakech film festival) either as a backing singer, dancer or front singer, so know the standard repertoire for 'dept'ing' purposes.

Was the main female singer in the Dr Who Live arena tour, performing at Wembley Arena and across the country for 1 month.(Oct 2010) singing infront of large arena audiences.

Sang for the opening season of the newly refurbished Savoy hotel's Beaufort Bar- a 2x monthly slot singing jazz standards with a pianist. Perform regularly with a jazz band 'Jojo & the boy-ties' in venues such as the Primo Lounge bar at The Westminster Park Plaza; The Wellesley Knightsbridge, the Ritz, The Roundhouse; Various hotels in London.
Work with event companies creating bespoke sets for their clients parties/receptions.. please check out my website which shows off my versatility!

Bootcamp finalist on X factor. Was told by Sharon Osbourne "Too Talented" for the competition!
Backing for Martina Topley-Bird, showcase gig and 'Need One' video.
Delta Goodrum on Top of the pops Dec 03 and Big C concert at Alexander Palace.
Currently finishing my debut EP.
I play basic guitar, but can read music and have natural good pitch and tone.


Dancing ability


Dance styles
  • Ballet
  • Contemporary
  • Rock & Roll

5 years ballet training at The Hammond School, Chester followed by 3 years at Central School of Ballet . Went on to dance a number of roles and lead role 'The Prince's Girlfriend', in Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake. West-end , Uk and European tours.

Performed an 8 week Arena Tour around the UK with BBC Worldwide productions for 'Dr Who Live' as the main female singer.Required dancing and strong physical movement and use of a large stage.

Although classically trained I have done podium dancing in clubs and for promotions and have done, tap, modern, contemporary and ceroc dance making me a versatile performer.

My website 'characters' page also shows me doing fun performances 'Harajuku', 'Dusty Springfield' and Burlesque with Dead Cirkus Cabaret at Cafe de Paris, which required my strong dance background to execute the whole set professionally.

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