Originally from the Blue Mountains in Sydney’s west, Keara’s passion for music and theatre started at a young age. While she started her performance career in music theatre, her versatility saw her expand into jazz, cabaret, folk and opera.
Keara is a graduate of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, with a High Distinction in Voice. She has performed with such groups as The Song Company, Cantillation and the Sydney Chamber Choir, as well as being part of The Seven Sopranos.
Keara has performed for the Handa on Sydney Harbour productions of ‘LaTraviata’, ‘Carmen’ and 'Madama Butterfly' for Opera Australia. She also spent two years singing for Opera Australia’s Oz Opera schools tour program, bringing Opera to primary schools across NSW. She has also been involved in many new creative development productions of contemporary Australian Opera, including iconic Australian novel Cloudstreet, working with Gale Edwards.
Her passion for performing in different styles of music has stayed with her through the years, and she has been able to perform in many different areas, including as backing vocalist for Michael Bublè. Keara starred in the world premiere production of Morgan’s Run: The Musical, written by Colleen McCullough and Gavin Lockley. She has worked in New York, recording the lead role of Heloise in Enrico Garzilli’s Rage of the Heart, has been a soloist on tours in the United States and Singapore and featured as an opening ceremony singer at the Sydney Olympic Games.