Thea Garrett born in Malta in 1992, Thea has been studying vocal technique and interpretation under the direction of soprano Gillian Zammit. She has been a member of Enkor, a gospel classical choir, with whom she also performs as soloist. She has also studied musical theatre at Masquerade Theatre School for ten consecutive years, participating in various productions. She has obtained qualifications in Musical Theatre, Voice Techniques and Drama from Trinity Guildhall College.
Thea was also a student at Sylvia Young Theatre School in London for two consecutive summers where she was vocally coached by Mr. Ray Lamb during which time she was also handpicked to record at the West End as backing vocalist for Paco Pena, a leading Spanish performer. Having auditioned for the British ‘Voice of Tomorrow’ contest with hundreds of British performers, Thea managed to make it with the final thirty contestants during which time she had the opportunity to attend ten sessions of training in Musical Theatre by leading tutors at the West End. Her favorite genre of music includes classical and semi classical as well as songs from musicals. Her dream is to perform at the West End in London.
In 2009, Thea sang with famous Italian singer, Gigi D’Alessio on the opening night of his World tour in Rome and was again invited to sing in Milan, where this time Gigi accompanied Thea on his piano and let her sing one of his favorite songs as a soloist.
On the 20th of February 2010, Thea won the Malta EuroSong contest 2010, giving her a ticket to represent Malta in the Eurovision Song contest 2010 which was held in Oslo, Norway. Thea represented Malta in the first Eurovision Song Contest Semi-final on the 25th of May with the song “My Dream” composed by Jason Paul Cassar with lyrics written by Sunny Aquilina.