Amy Lehpamer

Maria Rainer

A Geelong girl who first performed as a violinist, Amy has enjoyed a career of diverse roles across the spectrum of musical theatre.  Amy has most recently performed the iconic role of Janet in the Sydney and Melbourne encore seasons of The Rocky Horror Show. Her skill as a violinist and performer were highlighted in her role of Reza in the much lauded, multiple award winning Gordon Frost Organisation/MTC co-production of Once.

The Sound Of Music was Amy’s most watched and beloved film from her childhood. As she grew, she would play along to each and every role, from Gretl to Liesel. And now, to be Maria is an absolute dream come true.

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CAMERON DADDO

CAPTAIN GEORG VON TRAPP

Cameron Daddo began his multi award- winning career in entertainment over 30 years ago. He has covered just about every angle, from acting, producing and directing in film and television to musical theatre, from a published singer/songwriter to magazine columnist, from a television host to radio announcer.

Cameron relocated to the Los Angeles in 1992 with his wife Alison Brahe. He has appeared in many top-rating television shows, including all of the CSI’s and NCIS’s, and The Mentalist. He featured as the Vice President in a season of 24 and played the President in the hit series Nikita. Cameron works between the US and Australia with local stage credits for Legally Blonde and TV drama performances including Beaconsfield, the story of the 2006 mine collapse, and as series regular Adam Goodman in Packed to the Rafters.

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Marina-Prior

Marina Prior

Baroness Schraeder

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Marina Prior

Baroness Schraeder

Marina Prior is regarded as Australia’s leading lady of musical theatre. Since her debut as Mabel in the Victoria State Opera’s The Pirates of Penzance, she has played lead roles in over 30 productions. These include Guinevere opposite Richard Harris in Camelot, Jellylorum and Griddlebone in Cats, Josephine in H.M.S. Pinafore, Kathy in The Student…

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Jacqueline-Dark

Jacqueline Dark

Mother Abbess

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Jacqueline Dark

Mother Abbess

After completing a Bachelor of Physics degree, Jacqueline Dark attended the Opera Studio at the Victorian College of the Arts, graduating in 1996 with First Class Honours. In 2001 Jacqui was awarded the Vienna State Opera Award by Opera Foundation Australia, which led to her undertaking a series of roles for the Wiener Staatsoper. Since…

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Lorraine Bayly

Frau Schmidt

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Lorraine Bayly

Frau Schmidt

Now 78, as a child Lorraine played classical piano Saturday afternoons on Radio 2UE. Early acting work included several roles with J.C. Williamson working opposite actors like the amazing Edward Woodward, the brilliant Scottish comedian Stanley Baxter and too many other names to list. She worked with the Australian Elizabethan Theatre in Patrick White’s The…

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David-James

David James

Max Detweiler

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David James

Max Detweiler

A NIDA graduate, David’s career as an actor spans more than two decades. On stage, he has worked for many of Australia’s leading theatre companies including Melbourne Theatre Company, Sydney Theatre Company, Bell Shakespeare, Queensland Theatre Company, Black Swan, Griffin and Pork Chop Productions. David’s more recent theatre credits include The Speechmaker (MTC), David Williamson’s When Dad…

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Stefanie-Jones

Stefanie Jones

Liesl Von Trapp

Stefanie-Jones

Stefanie Jones

Liesl Von Trapp

Stefanie’s music theatre career began at the age of seven when she appeared as Young Eponine in Cameron Mackintosh’s 10th Anniversary tour of Les Miserables. The following year she was cast in SEL & GFO’s Production of The Sound of Music performing the role of Brigitta. Stefanie graduated from the Victorian College of the Arts…

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Du-Toit-Bredenkamp

Du Toit Bredenkamp

Rolf Gruber

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Du Toit Bredenkamp

Rolf Gruber

Du Toit is a graduate from the Western Australian Academy of the Performing Arts (WAAPA) where he performed the roles of Claude Hooper-Bukowski in Hair, Doc in West Side Story, Terry in Sondheim’s Merrily We Roll Along, and Uncle Sam in Reefer Madness. Prior to his studies in Musical Theatre, Du Toit also completed a…

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Johanna-Allen

Johanna Allen

Sister Sophia

Johanna-Allen

Johanna Allen

Sister Sophia

Johanna Allen has established a career as one of Australia’s most versatile singer/actors. After graduating with both a B.A. (Drama Performance and Direction) and Bachelor of Music Performance (Hons Classical Voice, Elder Conservatorium), she won a scholarship to study with Daniel Ferro, Juilliard School, New York. There she continued her training in Music and Acting.…

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Eleanor-Blythman

Eleanor Blythman

Sister Margaretta

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Eleanor Blythman

Sister Margaretta

Eleanor Blythman has worked as a professional performer internationally in both opera and musical theatre. She is a graduate of the Royal College of Music in London and the Elder Conservatorium of Music in South Australia. Eleanor made her professional debut as Peep-bo in the Opera Australia production of The Mikado alongside Anthony Warlow, Judi…

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Dominica-Matthews

Dominica Matthews

Sister Berthe

Dominica-Matthews

Dominica Matthews

Sister Berthe

Australian-born Dominica Matthews is a graduate of the Royal Northern College of Music, UK and the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. She was also a Peter Moores Foundation Scholar 2004-2006, an Ian Potter Foundation Grant recipient in 2003-2004 and winner of the Elizabeth Harwood Memorial Award at RNCM. Dominica is currently a Senior Principal Artist with…

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Sophie-Cheeseman

Sophie Cheeseman

Ensemble

Sophie-Cheeseman

Sophie Cheeseman

Ensemble

Sophie has been singing and dancing from a young age. Her passion for the arts saw her complete a Diploma of Musical Theatre at APO Arts Academy in Melbourne in 2010 and also gave her the confidence to jet across the other side of the country to attend WAAPA (Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts)…

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Colin-Dean

Colin Dean

Ensemble / Baron Elberfeld

Colin-Dean

Colin Dean

Ensemble / Baron Elberfeld

Colin Dean has been performing in musical theatre for over 20 years and as a professional singer for over 30. Whether solo or as part of a guitar duo, Old Time Music Hall Troupe, theatre restaurant, leading man in a Broadway style musical or just singing with a pub band, Colin’s variety of experience is…

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William-Groucutt

William Groucutt

Ensemble

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William Groucutt

Ensemble

After learning the piano, clarinet, saxophone and guitar from an early age, Will found his passion for singing and acting through his love of music. Having lived in Perth, he was heavily involved in the local music scene earning his living through performing in both original and cover bands. While at WAAPA, he had the…

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Stephen-Madsen

Stephen Madsen

Swing

Stephen-Madsen

Stephen Madsen

Swing

Originally from Sydney’s northern beaches, Stephen graduated from Brent Street and the Talent Development Project before attaining a BA in Music Theatre from WAAPA. His roles there included Tyler in Merrily We Roll Along, Action in West Side Story, Woof in Hair and Jack in Reefer Madness. He also played a leading role in the first workshop and cast recording of Matthew Robinson’s Atlantis. Upon…

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Katie-McKee

Katie McKee

Swing

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Katie McKee

Swing

Originally hailing from Brisbane, Katie found her passion for performing at a young age. She relished in the dramatic, playing crazy old women, witches, drunken whores and evil queens. Katie graduated from the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts with a Bachelor of Arts (Music Theatre). Her WAAPA highlights included Mrs Lovett in Sweeney Todd,…

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Kathleen-Moore

Kathleen Moore

Swing

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Kathleen Moore

Swing

Kathleen is thrilled to be a part of this production of The Sound of Music. Kathleen is Canadian born and has called Australia home for the past nine years. She has an honours degree in Theatre and has continued studies in Opera, Art Song and Oratorio at the University of Toronto, Canada. Professional Canadian stage…

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Ashleigh-Rubenach

Ashleigh Rubenach

Ensemble

Ashleigh-Rubenach

Ashleigh Rubenach

Ensemble

Growing up on Sydney’s Northern Beaches, Ashleigh fell in love with performing at a very young age. Her ambitions led her west when, after just graduating high school, she packed up and moved her life to WAAPA’s renowned Musical Theatre course. In her time there, Ashleigh played Mary Lane in Reefer Madness, Linda in Hair,…

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Sophie-Weiss

Sophie Weiss

Ensemble

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Sophie Weiss

Ensemble

Born and raised in Melbourne, Sophie studied Performing Arts at Monash University before beginning her career in the performing arts. Most recently Sophie performed in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels and prior to that toured nationally with Motherhood the Musical. Sophie has appeared on the small screen in Winners and Losers, Neighbours and Thank God You’re Here.…

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