Briar commenced her vocal studies at the University of Waikato, then decided
her true passion was music theatre and is now in her final year of Bachelor of Performing Arts in Musical Theatre at Wintec in Hamilton.
She has been involved in many musicals and operas during her time at university including, Little Shop of Horrors, Tales of Hoffman, Hood Street the Musical, Destination Sondheim, Animal Farm and was also cast in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang with the Hamilton Operatic Society and Back to the 80’s with Riverlea theatre. She was recently involved in a play with Morrinsville Theatre, called The Husband Murderers Support Group, and is currently playing a swing role in Bold Theatres, That Bloody Woman. Briar has a special connection to Clevedon – she is the niece of the amazing Melanie at that great little shop, “Prickly Pots”!