Fully vaccinated as of August 11, 2021 (3 shots)
Cecilia is an actor of the stage and screen, trained in the Perdekamp Emotional Method (acting), R.A.D Classical ballet, and AMEB classical piano, voice and flute. Her cultural heritage is Chinese (father) and Australian (mother).
Cecilia’s professional career began in in Musical Theatre appearing in world renowned shows like Chicago The Musical, The Lion King, Miss Saigon, and RENT in Australia, London’s West End, Asia and Europe. Her expansion into the Film and TV industry has seen her land roles in features like the Australian comedy Paper Champions (2019) for Exile Films and released on Netflix, a supporting role in the horror film Subject (2019) for Continuance Pictures, and appear in the drama Mutt (2017) for Erinn Stevenson. Cecilia's television credits include the popular Love Me by Aquarius Films and for Binge, (2022) the acclaimed Wentworth (Season 6, 7 & 8, 2018-2020), Clickbait for Netflix (2020), the award winning The Newsreader for the ABC (2021), Harrow (Season 3, 2020), Halifax Retribution (2020), Informer 3838 (2020), ) Five Bedrooms (2019), and Neighbours (2016 & 2019). Cecilia is also frequently cast in TVCs, and in her spare time acts in short films including: the award winning films I Don’t Speak by Tess Emmerson (Best Female Short for My Rode Reel Competition), Tether by Eva Torkkala, and Dusk Chorus by Alex Naughton. Cecilia's recent theatre work includes ground breaking immersive sci-fi theatre piece POONA for the Next Wave Festival in Melbourne (2021) and The Dream Laboratory by Essential Theatre an immersive adaption of A Mid Summer's Night Dream (2022). Cecilia has also delved into creating her own work: an Immersive Cinematic Theatre production called They Say She’s Different: The Unknown Story Of The Original Funk Diva Betty Davis which had seasons at the prestigious 2014 Adelaide Cabaret Festival and the 2015 Melbourne Fringe Festival.
Cecilia is an accomplished singer gravitating towards the jazz, funk, funk-rock and soul genres. With a 7 piece funk band she recently recorded song Some Happy Day for the feature film of the same title (2021). She is a trained dancer since the age of 5yrs old with extensive training in ballet (RAD), contemporary, musical theatre, jazz, improv. Currently working in the Gaga method (Israel). She picks up choreography quickly and has been doing Yoga - Ashtanga, Bikram, Power, Yin for over 25years where she is now at an advanced level where headstands, arm balances, handstands are common practice for her. With these exceptional dance skills Cecilia is able to easily transfer her movement skills to other sports and activities like tennis, running and horse riding. Her father is a 7th dan black belt instructor in Tae Kwondo so she grew up with this martial arts knowledge and has this in her body. She has also trained in it attaining her Blue belt. Kicking and jumping come naturally to her so this is the perfect martial art for her. She has done some boxing so understands how to throw a punch and block.
Her accents include: Standard American, Southern American, British RP, Standard English, Irish, French.