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BIOGRAPHY

Starting her career in her early teens performing in musicals and various theatre groups, as a singer, dancer and actress. Travelling a journey taking her through a multitude of genres including Urban Theatre, Jazz, Blues, Pop, Rock and Soul.

In recent times performing in various vocal & a cappella groups & projects under the musical direction of Australia’s own Wendy Stapleton

In 2013 she gathered together Melbourne’s finest female musicians to form the very successful and highly sought All Female Blues Band – MOJO SISTAS, whose career highlight was to be invited to perform at Melbourne’s renown Antipodes festival to a crowd of over 10,00 people.

 In 2014 – Christine Manetta & BLACK PEARL formed and became a regular highlight at festivals across Victoria including Docklands Blues, Castlemaine Jazz, Inverloch Jazz & Halls Gap Jazz & Blues, delivering their energy driven performances of the Evolution of Women in Blues & Jazz from the Gospel Beginnings through to Classic Renaissance & Raw Chicago Tones, Up-Tempo Swing & High - Powered Soul

Christine Manetta is a regular guest on community and mainstream Radio on stations such as ABC Central Victoria, Southern FM, 3CR, Radio KLFM & 2AY, including live On – Air performances.

Winning wide-acclaim throughout Melbourne and Regional Victoria/New South Wales from 2015-2018, with the successful tour of Love Me or Leave Me - A Tribute to Nina Simone, as Artistic Director, Producer, Narrator & Performer

Currently touring with her band BLACK PEARL.