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Gillian Cosgriff

Gillian Cosgriff

Biography

Gillian is a singer, writer, actor, musician, and comedian who graduated from the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) in 2010 with a Bachelor of Music Theatre. Theatre credits include: Harry Potter And The Cursed Child (Sonia Friedman Productions, Colin Callender and Harry Potter Theatrical Productions); Vivid White (Melbourne Theatre Company); Company (Watch This); and Loving Repeating (Vic Theatre Company).
Television credits: Comedy Up Late, Upfront Gala, Tonightly, Offspring, House Husbands, Fat Tony & Co., Ricketts Lane, Get Krack!n, and Back In Very Small Business. She has toured extensively with her solo shows as a comedian and cabaret performer, most notably at the Adelaide Cabaret Festival, Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and Leicester Square Theatre in London.

In 2018 she co-wrote the opera Lorelei for Victorian Opera with Casey Bennetto and Julian Langdon, which premiered at the Malthouse Theatre. Gillian was a backing vocalist for Kate Miller-Heidke’s 2012 album Nightflight and has released three albums of original songs from her cabaret shows Waitressing…and Other Things I Do Well; This Is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things; and Whelmed.

Professional Experience

  • Concerts/Cabaret
  • TV/Film
  • Tours

Regions

  • Australia/NZ

Interested in touring?

  • Yes

Hireable as

  • Theatrical Composer (Music and Lyrics)
  • Theatrical Composer (Music only)
  • Theatrical Lyricist
  • Bookwriter/Librettist
  • Vocal Director and/or Choral Prep
  • Songwriter
  • Singer/Songwriter
  • Vocal Arranger
  • Pit Musician (Keyboards)
  • Audition Pianist
  • Class/Voice Lesson/Rehearsal Pianist
  • Actor-Musician

My Primary Instrument

  • Piano/Voice

My Instruments

  • Piano
  • Voice

Software

  • GarageBand

Pronouns

  • She/Her