Amy Winner is a singer, actress and performer based in Brisbane, Australia. Her main passion lies in musical theatre. This has brought her to the stage a number of times including touring the Philippines as “Cinderella” (2013) and journeying down the yellow brick road as Dorothy in Queensland Musical Theatre’s “The Wizard of Oz” (2014). She also lived and performed in the UK for 2 years (2017-2018), working predominantly in immersive theatre performances and children’s theatre, and also spent part of her time abroad training upcoming performers.
She is particularly proud of her portrayal of Ariel in the QLD premiere of “Disney’s The Little Mermaid” (PRIMA 2016) and her time with Merlin entertainments in the UK for Shrek’s Adventure London (2017-2018), portraying Princess Fiona and other Dreamworks characters in stage shows in central London.
Amy has featured in a number of concerts and events. Most notably she was selected as one of 16 in Queensland for Australian composer Matthew Lee Robinson’s New Voices (2014). She has been a soloist at concerts for multiple Brisbane community based musical theatre companies including Queensland Musical Theatre’s Gallipoli Concert (2015), MATES Theatre Company’s Christmas Concert (2014) and Ignatians’ Ignite Choir’s Showstoppers Concert (2014). She frequents a number of Carols by Candlelight each Christmas including that of Goodna Street Life and the Forest Lake Community Carols at which she has been a soloist for over 20 years. Amy has also appeared on television as a featured artist on Briz31’s Connected TV (2014) and recorded and assisted with composition of the album “This Story is True” to raise money for children protection (produced and released 2005). Amy frequents many local performance venues and is currently a regular at pre-show entertainment stage for the Tivoli Drive-In at Ipswich (2021).
Amy has experience as a musical director and vocal coach alongside her performance experience and training. She has worked with a few different companies as a voice teacher in the Brisbane surrounding area and offers workshops for school and studio musical theatre shows as a freelancer. She has completed a year long course with The Performance Workshop in musical theatre (2013), a number of short courses from various acting institutions including NIDA (2010, 2013) and has had private tuition in singing, acting and dance from a young age including AMEB qualifications. Her school studies included high school drama and music, receiving the shared music prize for grade 12 and the overall school Academic Excellence award (school dux 2005). Amy’s academic studies culminated in receiving two academic scholarships and completion of her university studies in Dental Science with UQ (2010). She also recently completed a graduate certificate in psychology with James Cook University (2020). Her other work experience includes tutoring and teaching young children as well as instructing group fitness. Her varied experience and training has allowed her to acquire a multitude of skills that she believes give her an individual perspective and a unique edge as an actress and performer.
On this website you will find a selection of works from Amy’s portfolio which showcase her performances as well as a collection of posts that focus on providing a learning resource to young and aspiring musical theatre performers. It is her wish that these act to encourage and assist young performers and give them the tools to follow their passion as she has and continues to do.
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