Sydney Richards is a pupil at Treorchy Comprehensive School. She is fluent in Welsh and English.
She has achieved Grade 4 in her singing examinations (Trinity College London).
Sydney has had several solo roles in amateur musical theatre productions: Gloria in ‘Madagascar’, Golde in ‘Fiddler on the Roof’, Wendy in ‘Peter Pan’, Jovie on ‘Elf’, Mitchie in’ Camp Rock’, Dorothy in ‘The Wizard of Oz’ and Blousey Brown in ‘Bugsy Malone’.
She is a member of Act 1 Theatre Group based in Ton Pentre. In 2015 she was the winner at the Treorchy Eisteddfod.
She is a very popular soloist and often performs at school events and in local charity concerts.
Sydney achieved membership of LARS in September 2017. Since then she has performed in LARS’ black tie musical Soirée at Stradey Castle, Llanelli and will be performing in Loud Applause Productions Night with the Stars Gala Concert in Ffwrnes Theatre, Llanelli in November alongside some of Wales’s top artistes.