Michele Lansdowne- JOANNE

Michele’s enduring passion for musical theatre has seen her tick off many ‘bucket-list’ roles including the role of Norma Desmond in the Sydney premiere production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's  Sunset Boulevard, Miss Hannigan in  Annie, Desiree in  A Little Night Music, Meredith in  Bat Boy, Muriel Eubanks in  Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, and Agatha Makin in the critically acclaimed Riverside season of  The Hatpin.In 2013 Michele reprised the role of Velma von Tussle in Packemin’s production of  Hairspray, and 2014 saw Michele take on the titular role of The Chaperone in Squabbalogic’s award-winning sell-out production of  The Drowsy Chaperone. 2015 saw Michele play Madame Giry in Packemin’s production of  The Phantom of the Opera,  Mrs MacAfee in Squabbalogic’s  Mystery Musical  production of  Bye Bye Birdie, The Witch in RMS’s award-winning Fringe production of  Into the Woods. She played with the band in Birdie productions’  Hot Shoe Shuffle  and then choofed off to the Big Apple to perform the role of Henrietta in RPG Production’s  Stalker the Musical  at the NYC Fringe Festival. In 2017 Michele added the iconic Dolly Levi to her list of dream roles, and earlier this year she enjoyed frightening young and old alike as the evil sea witch Ursula in Birdie Productions Little Mermaid, followed by another slightly  psychotic character Margaret White, in the Louis Ellis production of Carrie. 

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