Deirdre Khoo

Vitals

Gender
Female
Pronoun
she/her/hers
Age Range
17 - 27
Height
164cm
Base Location
Melbourne
Available In
Adelaide, Auckland, Brisbane, Gold Coast, International, Melbourne, Northern NSW, Perth, Queenstown, Sydney, Tasmania, Wellington
Skills
Actor, Commercial Talent, Dancer, Director, Model, Musical Theatre, Prof. Singer, Voice Artist, Writer, Musician, Singer
Hair
Dark Brown, Auburn, Red
Eye
Dark Brown
Memberships
M.E.A.A

Agent

Agent
Working Management Pty Ltd
Phone

Feature Photo
Deirdre Khoo
Feature Clip

Credits

2022

Musical Theatre
Ex-Girlfriend/Swing/Dance Captain
ONCE 2022
Darlinghurst Theatre
Richard Carroll
Theatre
Flute
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Melbourne Shakespeare Co.
Nicola Bowman
Cabaret
Featured Artist
Broadway Unplugged (Royal Botanical Gardens)
Australian Shakespeare Co. & BeYou Inc.
Daniele Buatti
Theatre
Pepper
(COVID-Cancelled) Trash Pop Butterflies, Dance Dance Paradise
MKA: Theatre of New Works
Amelia Burke

2021

Cabaret
Featured Artist
Broadway Unplugged
BeYou Inc.
Daniele Buatti
Musical Theatre
Ex-Girlfriend/Swing/Dance Captain
ONCE (COVID-Postponed)
Darlinghurst Theatre
Richard Carroll
Other
Assistant Director
The Hello Girls
VCA School of the Arts
Jason Langley

2020

Short Film
Jess
Europe
Alexander Mankowski
Musical Theatre
Scotty/Ensemble
Merrily We Roll Along
WAAPA
Brent Hill
Musical Theatre
Maggie Winslow/Vocal Captain
A Chorus Line
WAAPA
Crispin Taylor
Musical Theatre
Rosie Mulligan
Mamma Mia!
WAAPA
Shaun Rennie
Online
Producer/Performer
Songs for a Future Oz
Future Oz Inc.
Online
Performer
LIVE: From Your Living Room Episode 3
LIVE: From Your Living Room
Adam Perryman
Cabaret
Lady Moon
Lady Moon & the Gondolier
(Self-produced)
Aiv Puglielli

2019

Musical Theatre
Allison Vernon-Williams
Cry-Baby
WAAPA
Chris Parker
Musical Theatre
Ensemble/Kylie understudy
Strictly Ballroom
WAAPA
Crispin Taylor
Theatre
Oathtaker
The Wonderful World of Dissocia
WAAPA
Michael McCall

2017

Musical Theatre
Charity/Sweetheart
4-in-50: A Musical Marathon
Hand in Hand Theatre
Justin Neil-Crossley

2016

Musical Theatre
Julia O'Brien
2084: A Musical
Nexus Theatre
Sarah Courtis & Ellin Sears

Training

2021 - Current
The Rehearsal Room
Masterclass Acting
Acting (film & TV) technique
2020 - Current
Chris Nolan Voice Studio
Singing
Vocal technique
2015 - 2021
Dr. Aaron Hales
Singing
Vocal technique
2018 - 2020
Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts
Bachelor of Arts
Music Theatre

Skills & Attributes

Shoe Size
8
Clothing Size
Female - 10
Natural Accent
American, Australian, English, Chinese
Accents
American Standard, Australian, Chinese, English, Korean, East Coast American, Mid Western, Southern, South Western, Mandarin, Irish, Cantonese
Languages
English, Korean, Mandarin
Hair Length
Long, Past Shoulder
Hair Style
Straight, Wavy
Instrumental
Piano / Keyboard, Guitar, Wind
Dance
Rock n Roll , Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop, Ballet, Contemporary, Ballroom
Singing
Musical Theatre, Classical, Opera, Jazz, Pop, Show, Contemporary, Folk, Country & Western , Rock, Choir
Singing Range
Mezzo Soprano, Soprano
Sport
Badminton, Martial Arts, Pilates, Roller Blading, Rock Climbing , Swimming, Table Tennis, Yoga, Roller Skating, Ice Skating
Drivers Licences
Car
Professional Skills
Actor, Commercial Talent, Dancer, Director, Model, Musical Theatre, Prof. Singer, Voice Artist, Writer, Musician, Singer

Media

Public Media
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Notes

Singapore-borne and raised, Deirdre Khoo (she/her) decided to pursue arts in Australia and moved to a foreign country by herself at the mere age of 16 years old. Deirdre made her professional debut was in Darlinghurst Theatre Company's 2021 tour production of ONCE as Ex-Girlfriend/Swing/Dance Captain, straight after graduating from WAAPA's Music Theatre BA course in 2020. Prior to this, Deirdre also acted as the Assistant Director in VCA's production of The Hello Girls, under Jason Langley's direction. In 2016, Deirdre originated the role Julia O'Brien in a new Australian musical, 2084: A Musical, with music by Nick Choo and book & lyrics by Sarah Courtis. She collaborated with Nick again on his next project in 2017. 4-in-50: A Musical Marathon, premiered at Perth's FringeWorld Arts Festival, and was nominated for a theatre award. Deirdre's credits include Allison Vernon-Williams in Cry-Baby (dir. Chris Parker), Maggie Winslow/Vocal Captain in A Chorus Line (dir. Crispin Taylor), Rosie in Mamma Mia! (dir. Shaun Rennie), Scotty in Merrily We Roll Along (dir. Brent Hill), ensemble in Strictly Ballroom (dir. Crispin Taylor), the Oathtaker in the Wonderful World of Dissocia (dir. Michael McCall), Flute in Midsummers Night's Dream (dir. Nicola Bowman), and Pepper in Trash Pop Butterflies, Dance Dance Paradise by Maki Morita (dir. Amelia Burke). Outside of performance, Deirdre co-founded a not-for-profit arts organisation, Future Oz Inc., that aims to works towards a greater inclusivity & diversity in the industry, while connecting music theatre students all across Australia. She is a skilled, diverse artist with training and lots of passion in theatre, film and television. AWARDS - Inaugural 2020 AOC Initiative: Semi-finalist - Green Room Awards Nomination: Online performance of I Need You To See Me (produced by Vidya Makan)