Wendy-Lee Purdy

Vitals

Gender
Female
Age Range
48 - 60
Height
157cm
Base Location
Sydney
Available In
Adelaide, Auckland, Australian Capital Territory, Brisbane, Christchurch, Dunedin, Gold Coast, International, Melbourne, Northern Territory, Perth, Queenstown, Sydney, Tasmania, Wellington
Skills
Actor, Commercial Talent, Musical Theatre, Prof. Singer, Voice Artist, Singer
Hair
Brown(Honey)Blonde
Eye
Blue / Green
Memberships
Actors Equity UK
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Agent

Australian Agent
Ian White Management
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Wendy-Lee Purdy

Credits

2021

Musical Theatre
Fran
Half Time
NINETEEN 98 PRODUCTIONS
Helen Dallimore
Musical Theatre
Mrs Rose, cover Dolly Levi to Imelda Staunton
Postponed:Hello Dolly! West End.
David Ian and Michael Harrison
Dominic Cooke

2020

Musical Theatre
Frau Schmidt u/s Mother Abbess, Sister Margaretta
The Sound of Music UK/Ireland Tour
Bill Kenwright Ltd
Martin Connor

2019

Feature Film
Moppette
Everybody's Talking About Jamie
Legs Eleven Ltd
Jonathan Butterell
Album Recordings
Moppette-backing singer.
Everybody's Talking About Jamie the film.
Song: Spotlight and Reprise.
Jonathan Butterell and Dan Gillespie Sells-MD.
Television
Vox Pops Woman 2
The Crown-Series 4
Netflix. Left Bank and Sony Pictures
Julian Jarrold
Other
Chirpy Mouse-Voice Over
The Quest For Paradise
MEI Entertainment
John Bowles
Other
Thea-Voice Over
The Kingdom of Fantasy
MEI Entertainment
John Bowles

2018

Musical Theatre
Elizabeth
Aspects of Love
walkthiswayproductions
Andrew Bevis

2017

Stage
Queen Elizabeth
Richard III, abridged
RADA
Caroline Eves
Stage
Rosalind
As You Like It, workshop
RADA
Gary Lagden

2016

Musical Theatre
Midwife, U/S Madam Morrible, 2016-2017
Wicked International-UK
Green Elixir/Playful/Michael McCabe Productions
Joe Mantello/Petra Siniawski

2013

Musical Theatre
Midwife, U/S Madam Morrible, 2013-2015
Wicked UK/Ireland Tour
Michael McCabe/Playful Productions
Joe Mantello/Petra Siniawski
Musical Theatre
Cook and Lady Pontmistle
Legende-reading of a new musical
Andrew Bevis
Andrew Bevis

2012

Musical Theatre
Matron Mama Morten
Chicago International Tour
David Ian Productions-UK
Bob Fosse/Ann Reinking/Scott Faris
Musical Theatre
Mother Abbess
The Sound Of Music
Gordon Craig Theatre-UK
Catherine Lomax

2011

Stage
Mabel
Come Dine With a Top Chef In Hell's Kitchen
George Wood Theatre
Christopher Hornby
Stage
Trainer 1
Sprint/Marathon
Play by Karen Morash/George Wood Theatre
Martin Wall
Musical Theatre
Fairy Liquid
Pantoland!-One Woman Show
The Bondi Girl at George Wood Theatre-London
Christopher Hornby
Other
Fairy Liquid
Pantoland, London, Australian High Commissioner
Sunday in the Apartment
Nick Hardcastle

2010

Musical Theatre
Good Snowflake Fairy
Sleeping Beauty-UK
UK Productions
Julian Woolford

2009

Musical Theatre
Matron Mama Morten
Chicago UK/EU Tour
David Ian Productions
Bob Fosse/Ann Reinking, Scott Faris, Tania Nardini

2008

Musical Theatre
Yente
Fiddler On The Roof-UK/EU Tour
UK Productions
Julian Woolford

2007

Musical Theatre
Fruma Sarah and Shandel, U/S Golde, Yente, Grandma Tzeitel
Fiddler On The Roof-West End London
Stanhope Productions
Lindsey Posner
Music
Cast recording
Fiddler on the Roof, West End, cast recording . UK
Fiddler on the Roof
Music Supervisor: Larry Blank

2004

Voice Over
71 year old Olivia-phone a friend
Who Wants To Be A Millionaire DVD-London for Australia
Who Wants To Be A Millionaire DVD-Australia
Musical Theatre
Greek Granny, U/S Rosie, Tanya, Donna
Mamma Mia International (2 years)
Nick Grace Management
Paul Garrington

2003

Musical Theatre
Mrs Sowerberry
Oliver! Singapore
Camer Mackintosh, IMG
Sam Mendes/Matthew Bourne, Graham Gill

2002

Musical Theatre
Ensemble U/S Mrs Sowerberry, Widow Corney, Mrs Bedwin, Queenie, Old Sally
Oliver! Australia
Cameron Mackintosh/IMG
Sam Mendes/Matthew Bourne, Graham Gill
Stage
Cinderella's Mother and Wicked Step Mother
Into The Woods-Concert
Oliver! Company
Matin Croft
Commercial
Featured Model-3 scenes
Playtex Second Skin-TV
Playtex, Australia
Commercial
Nagging Housewife
Pluravit, Men's Low Cholesterol Tabs-TV
Pluravit, Australia

2001

Musical Theatre
Ensemble
Wizard Of OZ
Gordon Frost Organisation
Nancy Hayes
Music
Cast recording
Wizard of Oz, cast recording, Australia
Wizard of Oz
MD: Peter Casey
Other
Opera Diva
Australia Day, Government House
Absolutely Not Entertainment
Lesley Hancock and Nathy Gaffney
Model
Model
Magazine Ad for Liposculpture
Instyle Magazine, Australia

2000

Other
Oper Diva
Australian Olympic Athletes, Capitol Theatre
Absolutely Not Entertainment
Lesley Hancock and Nathy Gaffney
Corporate Work
Duelling Opera Divas and Judy Garland, Maye West, Ethel Merman
Duelling Divas and Hollywood Sirens (2 years)
Absolutely Not Entertainment
Nathy Gaffney, Lesley Hancock

1999

Short Film
Performer
Musical Film for the opening of Fox Studios
Fox Studios Sydney, Australia
Gillian Armstrong, Graham Murphy
Corporate Work
Assistant Director
Titanic Experience, Backlot (2 years)
Fox Studios Sydney, Australia
Denis Watkins

1997

Musical Theatre
Carlotta, Adelaide Season
Phantom of the Opera
Cameron Mackintosh
Harold Prince/Gillian Lynne, Joanne Robinson
Other
Soloist
Phantomime, Benefit Concert. Princess Theatre
Phantom of the Opera
Andrew Pole

1995

Other
Soloist
Absolutely Phantomless Benefit Concert, Theatre Royal
Phantom of the Opera
Andrew Pole

1994

Musical Theatre
Confidante, U/S Carlotta
Phantom of the Opera 1995-1998
Cameron Mackintosh
Harold Prince/Gillian Lynne, Joanne Robinson
Stage
Opera Chorus
Turandot
Kevin Jacobson
Vittorio Rossi
Other
Soloist
Concert for US Soldiers. Demilitarised Zone, Korea
Cats, Australian Tour, SE Asia
MD: Peter Casey

1993

Musical Theatre
U/S Jellylorum/Jennyanydots
Cats 1993-1995
Really Useful Group
Trevor Nunn/Gillian Lynne, Joanne Robinson
Other
Guest soloist
Benevolent Concert, Sydney Opera House
The Australian Opera
The Australian Opera

1992

Other
Guest soloist
Midnight Madness Benevolent Concert
The Australian Opera
The Australian Opera

1991

Stage
Opera Chorus
19 productions over 2 years
The Australian Opera
Richard Gill
Musical Theatre
Joanne
Company
Seymour Centre, SMYKES Theatre
Matthew Samuel
Opera
Mabel
The Pirates of Penzance
Parramatta Riverside Theatres
Brian Phillips

1990

Musical Theatre
Ensemble
Chess
Theatre Royal-Sydney, Australia
Jim Sharman
Other
Soloist
One Night In The 70's Benefit Concert
Chess, Theatre Royal
Michael Turkic, Dean Lotherington, Michael Tyack

1989

Radio
Soprano
Mozart's Requiem Mass. ABC Radio Broadcast
St Phillip's City Church
Robert Hughes
Other
Lead Soprano soloist
Gilbert and Sullivan
Gilbert and Sullivan Society, Powerhouse Museum
Gilbert and Sullivan Society
Other
Lead Soprano soloist
Valentine's Day Concert, Sydney Opera House
Gilbert and Sullivan Society, Sydney Opera House
Gilbert and Sullivan Society

1986

Television
Featured Dancer/ Extra
Dancing Daze
ABC TV
Jane Campion, Ron Elliot

Training

2018
Donmar Warehouse, London
Workshops
Donmar Plays
2018
Globe Theatre, London
Workshop
Shakespeare
2017
Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, London
Shakespeare School/Shakespeare in Action
Shakespeare and physical performance
1979 - Current
Australian Academy Of Dramatic Arts, NSW State Conservatorium of Music, The Actors Centre-Sydney and London, Film Makers College with Faith Martin, Actors Guild/Spotlight-London, Surviving Actors, Perform Show.
MT Masterclasses-London, Audition and application technique-London, Film and TV-Sydney and London, Acting-London, Teaching/directing Shakespeare-London, Improvisation, Meisner Technique-London, Demystifying Shakespeare-London, Stage combat-London, Planning production from text to stage-London, Recorded voice and vocal demo's-London, Casting and the RSC, Singing auditions-London, Social Media-Spotlight
Drama
1979 - Current
Ross Coleman performing Arts, Bodenweiser Dance , Sydney Dance Company, Pineapple and Dance Works-London
Classes in: Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Contemporary, Afro Primitive, Scottish Country and Highland, Philippine Music and Dance and Royal/Sydney Dance Companies.
Dance
1979 - Current
NSW State Conservatorium of Music
BME and Australian Opera Company. Teachers: Elaine Blighton, Neil Easton, Margaret Haggart, Raymond Connell, Anna Connolly, Garrick Jones, Andrew Bevis and Adrian Hobbs in London. CONCERTS; Sunday In the Apartment; showcasing Australian talent in London, Phantomime: Princess Theatre, Absolutely Phantomless; Theatre Royal, The Australian Opera Benevolent Concert; Sydney Opera House, 2000 Australian Olympic Athletes; Capitol Theatre, 2001 Australia Day; Government House, One Night In The 70's; Theatre Royal, Valentine's Day Concert; Gilbert and Sullivan, Sydney Opera House, Midnight Madness;The Australian Opera-Sydney Opera House, Gilbert and Sullivan Society Concert; Power House Museum. Session Singing: Lindsey Buckland-Beautiful Fig, May Howlett-Beauty from May in New York. Wizard Of OZ cast recording-Australia 2002, Fiddler On The Roof-London cast recording 2007, CD Nursery Rhymes for the Department of Education. TV: Bert Newton's New Faces, TV-SBS, Malagaya Music and Dance, TV Midday Show with Chess.
Classical, Opera and Musical Theatre
1979 - 1982
NSW State Conservatorium of Music
BME. Teachers: Molly Watts, Isador Goodman, Gabriella Pusner. Studied all AMEB grades with piano teacher accreditation.
Piano
2010 - 2011
Goldsmiths College-London University
MA-Musical Theatre. Pathway Producing. Work experience in Resident Direction, Company Management, Stage Management and Production Assistant. Wrote, produced and performed one woman show as Fairy Liquid in 'Pantoland'. Produced, performed in 'Come Dine With A Top Chef in Hell's Kitchen'. Actor-Trainer 1 in Sprint/Marathon. Goldsmiths college Annual Fund class recipient for production of MA Musical Theatre Showcases at Waterloo East Theatre, London. Bursary recipient from Dancer's Career Development.
Academic: Musical Theatre and Producing
1979 - 1982
NSW State Conservatorium Of Music, Sydney University
Bachelor Of Music Education and Certificate of Dalcroze. Accredited Piano Teacher. Malagaya Philippine Music and Dance Company.
Education, Music, Drama, English, History, Instrumental, Choral

Skills & Attributes

Shoe Size
7
Clothing Size
Female - 16
Waist
97cm
Neck
39cm
Chest
109cm
Bra Size
D
Bust
109cm
Hip
104cm
Natural Accent
Australian
Ethnicity
Caucasian
Accents
American Standard, Australian, English, Southern, Scottish
Languages
English
Hair Length
Past Shoulder
Hair Style
Straight
Dance
Jazz, Modern
Singing
Choir, Classical, Jazz, Musical Theatre, Opera, Pop, Show
Singing Range
Alto, Mezzo, Mezzo Soprano, Soprano
Sport
Swimming
Circus
Mime, Clown
Drivers Licences
Car
Model Work Types
Commercial, Larger Size
Professional Skills
Actor, Commercial Talent, Musical Theatre, Prof. Singer, Voice Artist, Singer

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